RIT K (A.U.K) faculty and students were part of the many events organized during the Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW) 2021. RIT K (A.U.K) faculty and students were part of the many events organized during the Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW) 2021.
On October 25th a distinguished and diverse academic panel from Kosovo and Serbia addressed - ‘Albanians and Serbs - Pending Issues’ that builds on the excellent research published by the Helsinki Committee for Human Rights in Serbia.
In order to mark the Women Entrepreneurship Week (WEW), RIT Kosovo is organizing a panel discussion with two women entrepreneurs who are RITK Alumni. The topic of discussion will be on the perspectives of women entrepreneurship in Kosovo and future opportunities.
Anesa Colakovic has founded the Educational and Cultural Learning Center - Peacebuilding Library in Mitrovica. Mitrovica has 38 schools with approximately 500-700 students per school and it did not have a Library for students.
To mark this event RIT Kosovo (A.U.K) organized a launching ceremony with the keynote speakers: H.E. Albin Kurti the Prime Minister of the Republic of Kosovo, H.E. Mr. Nicholas J. Giacobbe, Chargé d'Affaires of US Embassy in Kosovo, the Honorable Ms. Edona Maloku Berdyna, Deputy Minister of Education of the Republic of Kosovo and the Honorable Mr. Qëndron Kastrati, Mayor of the municipality of Kamenica.
Prishtina, Kosovo – For five consecutive years, Meridian Express has been supporting student’s scholarship for freshmen students through the annual donation gift of 5,000.00€ to RIT Kosovo (A.U.K). The Meridian Express Scholarship provides financial support to freshmen students with exceptional academic talent from economically disadvantaged backgrounds.
The Government of Kosovo has announced the new regulations in higher education in regards to Covid-19. Higher education institutions will be permitted to hold classes with 1.5m distance between students. In terms of RIT Kosovo, this means the following:
The Student Government of RIT Kosovo Students has announced the production of Podcast Episode 3. The RITK student podcast was designed for our students, to provide help, information and entertainment throughout the academic year.
RIT Kosovo launches the new Alumni web section. We aim to support our alumni by allowing them to stay connected with their alma matter as well as publishing their exceptional success stories, spotlights, businesses registry, volunteer work and continuedly supporting upcoming generations. The Alumni web section can be found by the following link: rit.edu/kosovo/alumni
Dillon Berjani completed his bachelor studies at RIT Kosovo in 2016. He completed his Master's Studies in 2017 at the University of Amsterdam and VU Amsterdam in the field of entrepreneurship. Today, Mr. Berjani is a fourth-year PhD researcher at VU Amsterdam and focuses on the impact of entrepreneurship on societies, with a special focus on entrepreneurial initiatives in emerging neoliberalist societies.
RIT Kosovo held the “Scholarship Awards Ceremony” event in the Campus Garden. RITK welcomed 57 upcoming freshmen to be part of the first and second round of the “President’s Partial Scholarship”, where the total given amount was 167,000 EUR. We will be having a third round of Scholarships, were the amount of the awards / scholarships will be 53,000 EUR.
On June 18, 2021, the first group of RIT Kosovo Master Students, presented their Capstone Projects, which represented a culmination of their graduate program experience. As part of the Master Capstone project, students work over two semesters in identifying a real-world problem (The Capstone Proposal Stage), conducting research, and providing solutions and recommendations to the problem (The Capstone Development Stage).
The inspiring success stories of our students are one of the reasons why RIT Kosovo (A.U.K) has the epithet of being a continuous stellar university in the region. Our students are a valuable asset; thus, we assure to provide them with the right opportunities to express their extracurricular talents. By considering each contribution as a precious piece that makes our education a puzzle, we guarantee to keep our students inspired, by additionally promoting their projects digitally.
The Department of Economic Policy, Public Policy and International Financial Cooperation - Macroeconomics Division held a lecture with students of the Summer Group at RIT Kosovo, on the topic "Policy Making in Uncertain Times".
RIT Kosovo (A.U.K) is pleased to announce the establishment of the “Zagragja Family Scholarship”. This scholarship is made possible through a generous gift pledge of over 25,000 Euros by our Board Member and Alum (BSc ’08), Mr. Yll Zagragja.
By the end of each academic year, RIT Kosovo (RIT-K) organizes the Honors Students’ Presentation Day.
During this academic year, a total of eight Honors students successfully passed all requirements to become members of RIT-K Honors Society and presented their Senior Capstone Research Projects on April 29, 2021.
Shpend Thaqi is the co-founder of Sach L.L.C, a multi-million dollar business spread across the Balkans that started from a small pizzeria in the city center, and expanded to 17 locations, two countries and which now employs more than 360 people. Shpend was a master’s student at RIT Kosovo (A.U.K).
This project will make American university studies accessible to talented students with limited financial means from Kosovo. Your gifts in this project will help provide immediate scholarships to two freshmen students joining RIT Kosovo (A.U.K) in fall of 2021.
The Student Government of RIT Kosovo Students has announced the production of Podcast Series the first episode is now available.RIT Kosovo - Student Government Podcast on Mental health during Covid19, Special guest speaker, Vigan Behluli.
After careful consideration, it has been decided that this year’s Imagine RIT: Creativity and Innovation Festival will be fully virtual for safety and planning purposes. The date remains set for May 1, 2021.
The Biberaj Family Scholarship is made possible through the generous donation pledge of $1.16 mil by The Biberaj Foundation Inc. and participation of RIT Kosovo (A.U.K) and American University in Kosovo Foundation Inc.