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  • May 17, 2024

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    RIT Kosovo (A.U.K) College Hosts USAID Mission Director, Eileen Devitt and Team for Strategic Discussions and Campus Tour

    Prishtina, Kosovo – RIT Kosovo (A.U.K) College proudly hosted a visit from Eileen Devitt, the Mission Director for the USAID Mission in Kosovo, on Wednesday, May 8th. Mission Director Eileen Devitt was joined by Mr. Alex Albertine, Director of the Office for Economic Growth in Kosovo, Mr. Eric Guetschoff, Private Enterprise Officer, and by Ms. Merita Teliqi-Devaja, Project Management Specialist at USAID Kosovo. The visit included a series of engaging discussions and a campus tour, underscoring the collaborative efforts between USAID and RIT Kosovo (A.U.K) for inclusive and accessible higher education and technology in the region.

  • May 10, 2024

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    Completion of Three Workshops at RIT Kosovo as Part of STEFORA Project

    We are thrilled to announce the successful completion of three workshops as part of the STEFORA Project, coordinated by the RIT K Faculty Development Center. These workshops served as follow-up activities, where our faculty who participated in the Advanced Training activities with EU partner institutions in Sweden and Ireland, shared their insights with faculty, and administrative staff in our institution.

  • May 3, 2024

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    Building Bonds: RIT Kosovo (A.U.K) Alumni Children's Day Gathering

    RIT Kosovo (A.U.K) organized the annual Alumni Children's Day event, welcoming over 150 alumni and their children for a day of fun-filled activities and memorable experiences. Held on the campus, the event brought together generations of RIT Kosovo (A.U.K) alumni and their families for a day of celebration and connection.

    The President of RIT Kosovo (A.U.K), Dr. Kamal Shahrabi offered a warm welcome to all participants for their continued support and involvement in the RIT Kosovo (A.U.K) community.

  • April 30, 2024

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    Global Behavioral Health Scholarship and Service Symposium

    Our Dean of Faculty, Albina Balidemaj Basha, will be a keynote speaker at the 3rd Annual Global Behavioral Health Symposium, organized by RIT Global in collaboration with the Behavioral Health Department at Rochester Institute of Technology! 

  • April 16, 2024

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    Newest book by Prof Fadil Sahiti, "Industrial Policies for Technological Upgrading in Western Balkan Countries", published by Palgrave Macmillan - Springer

    Prof Sahiti's newest book focuses on the economies of Albania, North Macedonia and Kosovo; explores the industrial policies currently implemented in these economies and compares their effects with the situation in Slovenia, which is used as a reference country. The book provides a brief overview of some new approaches to industrial policy and proposes a new framework for these policies. The new framework aims to develop the national innovation system through increasing the efficiency of the use of industrial technology, its continuous upgrading, as a basis for sustainable social and economic development.

  • April 11, 2024

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    CIT-RITK Team's Collaborative Research Visit at St. Pölten University of Applied Sciences, Austria

    The CIT-RIT K Team recently undertook a collaborative research visit to St. Pölten University of Applied Sciences in Niederösterreich, Austria on April 8, 2024. This visit featured a series of engaging activities aimed at fostering academic exchange and innovation. Prof. Alexander Adrowitzer, the Academic Director of Digital Innovation and Research at St. Pölten University of Applied Sciences, extended an invitation to the CIT-RITK Research Team. Led by Professor Debabrata Samanta, the team included two exceptional students, Dea Tahiraj and Dijar Hashani, from the Department of Computer and Information Technologies (CIT).

  • March 29, 2024

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    Best Poster Awards at Prestigious Springer Symposium on Image and Signal Processing

    In the distinguished gathering of the 5th ISSIP Symposium on 'Image and Signal Processing', amidst a sea of talented individuals from 15 teams and 76 participants in these competitions, two groups of students have ascended to the pinnacle of recognition. The coveted Best Paper Award has been conferred upon the exemplary teams from Codecraft and Cybermetic, whose outstanding contributions have left an indelible mark on the academic landscape.

  • March 28, 2024

    Springer Index ISSIP 2024 Symposium: Advancing Signal and Image Processing

    The 2024 Fifth International Symposium on Signal and Image Processing (ISSIP 2024) marked a significant milestone in the field of technological advancement. Hosted by The Rochester Institute of Technology Kosovo (A.U.K), Kosovo, Europe, on March 25-26, 2024, the symposium garnered widespread attention and participation. Sponsored by esteemed organizations including the IEEE Computational Intelligence Society, Kolkata Chapter, IEEE CIS Kolkata Chapter, and the Asia-Pacific Artificial Intelligence Association (AAIA), Kolkata Branch, ISSIP 2024 aimed to foster the field of signal and image processing.

  • March 26, 2024

    Advancing Practice-Oriented Education: Reflections from the SIAHDPC Project

    The Erasmus+ Student-Run Interdisciplinary Allied Health Digital Practice Center (SIAHDPC) project, in collaboration with consortium partners Metropolia University of Applied Sciences, JAMK University of Applied Sciences, Martin Luther University Halle & Univations, Heimerer College, Klinika Digjitale, Kadri Zeka University, and RIT Kosovo (AUK), is a joint international project aimed at enhancing practice-oriented education in allied health sciences through virtual and mixed reality technologies.

  • March 20, 2024

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    Celebrating Innovation: Inspiring Computational Research at University 'Isa Boletini'

    The Department of Computer Science at the University "Isa Boletini" in Mitrovica, Kosovo, recently hosted a captivating open lecture showcasing innovative computational projects by talented RIT faculty and students. Held on March 19, 2024, the event provided a platform for Lead faculty and students to present their work and share insights into their projects.

  • March 20, 2024

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    Our Alumna Flying High in Aviation Industry

    Meet Behare Hallaqi (BS ’13), currently working as the Country Manager for Kosovo and Albania at Euro Jet Intercontinental, a leading provider of ground handling services in aviation across Europe and Asia.

    In her daily role, Mrs. Hallaqi works with executive jet operators, corporate jets, commercial passenger airlines, cargo, and military airlines, ensuring the delivery of all requested flight support services.

  • March 14, 2024

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    Undergraduate Students Conference: Economics in Kosovo

    RIT Kosovo is thrilled to announce an upcoming conference dedicated to the field of economics, aimed at fostering networking opportunities and exchanging ideas among economics students across Kosovo. This event is a call to bachelor students specializing in economics to showcase their innovative ideas and research.

     

     

  • March 13, 2024

    Lectures in Durres

    The RITK Mathematical Computing Research Team is cordially invited to an Open Lecture in Durres

    Location: Department of Mathematics, Faculty of Information Technology, Universiteti "Aleksandër Moisiu", Durrës, Albania The Department of Mathematics at the Faculty of Information Technology, Universiteti "Aleksandër Moisiu" in Durrës, Albania, had the distinct privilege of hosting a thought-provoking open lecture titled “Hands-on Workshop on SciLab” today. The esteemed guest speaker for the event was Professor Debabrata Samanta from the Rochester Institute of Technology Kosovo (RITK).

  • March 5, 2024

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    Our Alumnus Bridging Borders at the Global Tech Stage

    His journey towards his dream career started at RIT Kosovo (A.U.K), where he graduated with High Honors in 2014. While pursuing his studies, he had already begun his career in the tech industry by joining a Swiss company as a Software Developer working on the SAP platform.

  • March 5, 2024

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    Critical Thinking Applications: A tour to AI and ChatGPT

    RIT Kosovo FDC on its recent faculty development session (February 23) explored the topic “Critical Thinking Applications: A tour to AI and ChatGPT”. The session was conducted by Dr. Jennifer Schneider, the Eugene Fram Chair in Applied Critical Thinking, Office of the Provost of RIT Rochester campus. It was a great success as it gathered faculty from all RIT campuses.

  • March 4, 2024

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    Live News on RTK: "Mirëmëngjesi Kosovë", March 3, 2024 - RITK Students Shine at International Seminar in India

    In a testament to academic excellence and scholarly dedication, the Computer and Information Technology Faculty of RIT Kosovo, proudly presents a compilation of insights and reflections from its esteemed members and students. This collection encapsulates the remarkable journey of two exceptional scholars, Korab and Rona, who recently represented the faculty at a prestigious seminar held in India.

  • March 4, 2024

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    Introducing WiSTEM Club at RIT Kosovo

    To kick off Women’s History Month, we are excited to introduce WiSTEM - Women in STEM student club at RIT Kosovo!  Founded by passionate CIT students and human rights activists: Viola Maksuti, Nisa Çavdarbasha, Delfina Kukaj, Alma Beluli, Olsa Rama, Yllka Totaj, and Anduena Shasivari, WiSTEM’s goal is to champion gender equality, foster an inclusive community for women and girls in STEM and support the advancement of science in education. 

     

  • February 26, 2024

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    Our Alumna’s Academic Pathway in Agricultural Economics

    Albulena Basha (BS ’15) is currently pursuing a PhD degree in the field of agricultural economics at Iowa State University’s Department of Economics, which is ranked as the world’s third-best university agricultural economics department.

     

  • February 26, 2024

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    Active participation of RIT K students in the International Cybersecurity Exercise 2024.

    In partnership with Iowa State University, the third annual Cyber Security Defense Competition (CSDC), the International Cybersecurity Exercise 2024, has once again set a benchmark for nurturing global cybersecurity talent. This year's #ISEAGE event went beyond mere competition, providing a vibrant platform for collaboration, learning, and international camaraderie. The event was a memorable experience for all participants.

  • February 23, 2024

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    Our alumni shaping the future of marketing

    Our alumna, Krenare Thaci Cobb (BS ’08 & MS ’11), currently holds the position of Vice President of Demand Generation within the Portfolio Operations Group at Sunstone Partners.

    In this role, she serves as a core subject matter expert in B2B demand generation, offering guidance in the execution of demand generation efforts. Her primary focus is on supporting Sunstone-backed companies in creating high-performing marketing and demand generation functions across their portfolios.

  • February 13, 2024

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    RIT Kosovo (A.U.K) Alumni Driving Growth at Microsoft

    Petrit Kelmendi (BS ’09) works at Microsoft where he plays a pivotal role in defining growth strategies, product business models, and pricing for various Microsoft Power Platform products, including the launch of new generative AI features.

    He is passionate about pricing and has been a featured speaker at numerous pricing-focused conferences, including the upcoming "For Big Pricing Wins" conference by the Pricing Professional Society in Dallas, Texas. Petrit is also a co-founder of the Pricing Academy, which empowers North American pricing talent to achieve their full potential and transform their companies into profit powerhouses.

  • February 1, 2024

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    RIT K Team Visit Maynooth University Ireland As Part of the STEFORA Project Implementation

    As part of the STEFORA Project activities, RIT Kosovo team participated in the Digital Citizenship training for STEM faculty and administrators that was held at Maynooth University in Ireland on January 24-26, 2024.  The training covered topics such as Digital Citizenship, Digital Safety and Higher Education Institutions, Security Awareness, Digital Literacy, and Responsible Online Behavior.

  • January 31, 2024

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    RIT Kosovo (A.U.K) College Launches Educational Partnership Hubs (EPH) for Inter-Ethnic Collaboration

    Pristina, Kosovo – [January 31, 2024] – In a significant stride towards fostering inter-ethnic understanding and collaboration, the American University in Kosovo Foundation and RIT Kosovo (A.U.K) are honored to announce the inauguration of the Educational Partnership Hubs (EPH) for Inter-Ethnic Collaboration. This initiative, supported by a generous grant from the USAID's American Schools and Hospitals Abroad (ASHA) program, signifies a pivotal advancement in educational integration and excellence.

  • January 26, 2024

    Faculty development session Paper publishing Strategies Workshop

    The Faculty Development Center at RIT Kosovo recently hosted the 'Paper Publishing Strategies Workshop' as part of its ongoing activities, taking place on January 26, 2024. The session centered around the crucial theme of finding the right publication venue for academic papers, offering practical insights into locating the most suitable journal.

  • December 20, 2023

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    Highlights from RIT Kosovo (A.U.K)’s annual “Support Kosova’s Next Success Story” Fundraising Event in New York

    As 2023 draws to a close, we proudly reflect on our special fundraising event held in early November, in support of scholarships for bright students with limited financial means. Our annual fundraising event “Support Kosova’s Next Success Story” was held on November 1, 2023 at The Russian Tea Room in New York, gathering esteemed members of the Albanian-American diaspora, philanthropists, alumni, supporters, and friends of RIT Kosovo (A.U.K).

  • December 15, 2023

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    Outstanding Achievements Recognized: Two Research Papers get Best Paper Awards at International Conference on Cyber Intelligence and Information Retrieval (CIIR 2023)

    At the 2nd International Conference on Cyber Intelligence and Information Retrieval (CIIR 2023) held on December 14-15, 2023, the distinguished Best Paper Awards was awarded to Prof. Debabrata Samanta, Ph.D., who serves as the Program Head & Assistant Professor at the Department of Computing and Information Technologies, Rochester Institute of Technology, Kosovo, in recognition of his outstanding contributions to the research community.

     

  • December 13, 2023

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    The Future of Technology Awaits You at RIT Kosovo (A.U.K), Europe!

    Are you ready to embark on an incredible journey into the world of computing and information technologies? Look no further than the Department of Computing and Information Technologies at Rochester Institute of Technology, Kosovo, Europe.

     🚀 Ignite Innovation with Us:

    At RIT Kosovo, we are committed to fostering the next generation of tech innovators, problem solvers, and digital leaders. Our department offers cutting-edge programs and resources tailored to empower students and professionals to thrive in the rapidly evolving world of technology.

  • December 7, 2023

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    The newest research from Prof. Fadil Sahiti Unleashing entrepreneurial potential in transition economies: a comparative analysis of the impact of macro and micro policies, published at European Journal of Government and Economics.

    Dr. Fadil Sahiti's new publication explores the intricate relationship between macroeconomic and microeconomic policies and their impact on entrepreneurial dynamics during the transition from planned to free-market economies. Comparing two transitioning economies to a developed counterpart, the study reveals that, although macroeconomic policies may not explicitly target entrepreneurship, they wield a significant influence on entrepreneurial dynamics. Conversely, microeconomic policies are strategically crafted to actively promote and enhance entrepreneurial activity.

  • December 4, 2023

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    Student Government Consortium 2023

    Dardan Hajrizi (Student Life Coordinator) and RIT Kosovo's Student Government representatives, Rron Ahmeti (Vice President) and Donika Gjini (Secretary) attended the Student Government Consortium which was held on RIT Dubai's campus this year.

  • November 20, 2023

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    On November 18, 2023, we marked the conclusion of the two-year journey of the BRIDGE 1 Program

    Dr. Kamal Shahrabi, President of RIT Kosovo, hosted BRIDGE graduates during the closing ceremony, with the notable presence and address of His Excellency, the U.S. Ambassador to Kosovo, Mr. Jeffrey M. Hovenier. The event included the participation of U.S. Embassy Representatives, Partners, and RIT staff. The focal point of the day was the distribution of certificates to program graduates, a moment marked by enthusiasm as the students' accomplishments were celebrated. The pinnacle of excitement and pride was reached during the presentation of Bridge Awards to outstanding groups from each municipality, contributing to an atmosphere charged with positive energy. The ceremony concluded with remarks from Ms. Kelsey De Rinaldis, the U.S. Embassy Deputy Public Affairs Officer, and Dr. Ines Bula-Bunjaku, the BRIDGE 1 and 2 Project Manager at RIT Kosovo.

  • November 8, 2023

    RIT K Team Visit Polis University, Albania As Part of the STEFORA Project – STEM for ALL Implementation, Tirana, 6-7 November, 2023

    ERASMUS+ CAPACITY BUILDING PROJECT

    The STEFORA project as part of Erasmus+ capacity building project adopts a comprehensive approach centered around three broad project objectives. Firstly, it prioritizes digital citizenship to overcome institutional barriers. Secondly, it integrates universal design principles into both formal and non-formal learning activities, extending to physical premises. Thirdly, it embraces norm-critical approaches to enhance cultural awareness and promote gender-sensitive education, particularly focusing on encouraging women's engagement in STEM fields in Kosovo and Albania.

  • October 30, 2023

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    From Organ Trafficking to the Kosovo Specialist Chambers. Newest research from Prof. Muharremi published at International Criminal Law Review

    In this paper prof. Muharremi elaborates how strategic narratives determine the understanding of politics and justice, and how such narratives can be deliberately constructed to achieve political ends through judicial means by instrumentalizing international criminal law and courts. The concept of strategic narratives is discussed through an inter-disciplinary perspective exploring the impact on international criminal justice. 

  • October 27, 2023

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    RIT Kosovo organizes a series of events to celebrate Erasmus Days 2023

    In the series of #ErasmusDays2023 events, RIT Kosovo – beneficiary of four Erasmus+ capacity building projects and several international credit mobilities organized the Everyone in Everything event which gathered several stakeholders at our premises. We had the honor to host the Mayor @Perparim Rama from @Municipality of Prishtina, and @Mimika Dobroshi, the head of the @Kosovo Erasmus+ Office, among our students, and faculty members.

  • October 26, 2023

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    Spring Semester Exchange in Middle East Technical University (METU)

    RIT Kosovo’s partner institution, METU will be able to host one exchange student for the Spring Semester 2024 within the Erasmus + KA171 Program. All RIT Kosovo students have already received an email for this opportunity with the required documents and are encouraged to apply.

    The deadline to apply is November 20th.

    Good luck, tigers!

  • October 26, 2023

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    RIT Kosovo (A.U.K) Celebrates Women Entrepreneurship Week 2023 with its Entrepreneur Alumni

    RIT Kosovo (A.U.K) celebrated the 10th Women Entrepreneurship Week (WEW) 2023 on October 18, 2023, as part of the global celebration organized by the Feliciano Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation at Montclair State University in New Jersey, U.S.

    As part of this celebration, RIT Kosovo (A.U.K) organized an engaging panel discussion which brought together current students, alumni, faculty, and staff with the topic: “Exploring Innovation: Kosovo Context,” highlighting the unique challenges and opportunities for women entrepreneurs in Kosovo. The panel consisted of three successful women alumni contributing to entrepreneurship in Kosovo:

  • October 24, 2023

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    Dr. Albina Balidemaj Basha Named Dean of Faculty at Rochester Institute of Technology in Kosovo

    Following a robust search, RIT Kosovo President, Dr. Kamal Shahrabi, announced the appointment of Dr. Albina Balidemaj as the new Dean of Faculty, effective October 19. 

    "Dr. Balidemaj's extensive experience, firm passion for education, and commitment to RIT Kosovo's mission will undoubtedly pave the way for the advancement of cutting-edge education at our institution, which stands as an example of excellence in Kosovo," stated President Shahrabi. “I am delighted that Dr. Balidemaj will lead our academic affairs. RIT Kosovo students, faculty, and staff will continue to benefit enormously from her academic guidance and esteemed expertise. Albina has an excellent understanding of the mission of RIT Kosovo and the potential of each of its departments,” said President Shahrabi of his successor. “I have great respect for her judgment and perspective, and I know that she will guide academic affairs skillfully”.

  • October 5, 2023

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    Alumni Homecoming Brings Together Alumni as We Celebrate the 20th Anniversary of the Founding of RIT Kosovo (A.U.K)

    The RIT Kosovo (A.U.K) Development Department successfully organized the highly anticipated Alumni Homecoming event, gathering more than 300 alumni. This event represents RIT Kosovo (A.U.K)’S dedication to fostering a strong sense of community and recognizing exceptional contributions.

    The Alumni Homecoming kicked off with opening remarks from the Chief Development Officer, Ms. Teuta Avdimetaj and continued with a welcome message from Dr. Kamal Shahrabi, President of RIT Kosovo (A.U.K) - who emphasized the transformative power of education and encouraged alumni to leverage their knowledge and experiences to drive positive change in their communities.

     

  • October 4, 2023

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    The Biberaj Foundation Inc. and RIT Kosovo (A.U.K) award fourteen scholarships to the third cohort of Biberaj Family Scholarship recipients

    The Biberaj Foundation Inc. has awarded fourteen (14) scholarships to the third cohort of students for the academic year 2023/24 to obtain a Bachelor’s degree at the Rochester Institute of Technology in Kosovo/American University in Kosovo Foundation (“RIT Kosovo (A.U.K”). The Biberaj Foundation Inc. have pledged a $1.16 million fund to support a total of 40 scholarship awards, granted over four years, to students with strong academic records and demonstrating financial need. In the previous two cohorts 26 students were awarded this scholarship, while this year’s group fills the total number of awardees to 40 students.

  • October 3, 2023

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    Support Kosova’s Next Success Story

    The Board of Trustees, President, and RIT Kosovo (American University in Kosovo Foundation) community, invite you, your family, and friends to join us at our annual fundraising event “Support Kosova’s Next Success Story” on November 1, 2023, at The Russian Tea Room, 150 West 57th Street, New York, NY 10019.

  • September 25, 2023

    Fulbright Presentation Session at RIT Kosovo

    The United States-Kosovo Educational Exchange Board (USKEB) Program Coordinator Ms. Nora Nimani-Musa was hosted by RIT Kosovo on 19th September to hold an information session on Fulbright Program opportunities. She informed the RIT Kosovo academic staff on two programs: The Fulbright Visiting Scholar Program and Fulbright Faculty Development Program.

  • September 22, 2023

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    Creating Change Through Innovation: The Entrepreneurial Path of our Alumnus, Fidan Hallaqi (BS ’08)

    Fidan Hallaqi (BS ’08) is an accomplished entrepreneur and a proud graduate of RIT Kosovo (A.U.K). Since his graduation in 2008, he has made significant contributions in various fields, including business consultancy, international development projects, and more recently, entrepreneurship.

    Throughout his career, Fidan's passion for innovation and his unwavering commitment to creating a positive impact on his community have been driving forces throughout his career. He actively participated in numerous international development projects in Kosovo through the Kosovar Civil Society Foundation (KCSF) for over a decade.

  • September 22, 2023

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    Our Alumni Introducing GiFi to Southeast Europe

    Congratulations to our alumni brothers, Gojart Shaqiri (BS ’08) and Drenas Shaqiri (BS ’11), for bringing the renowned French brand GiFi to Kosovo, marking its debut in Southeastern Europe in November this year.

    Gojart and Drenas began their entrepreneurial journey while still students at RIT Kosovo (A.U.K), leading to the establishment of five companies with diverse portfolios, contributing significantly to Kosovo's economic landscape. They are also the leading force behind some of the most well recognized companies in Kosovo: Aztech, Galeria Shopping Mall, Greyder, Entertainment Kosova, Euro 1.

  • July 20, 2023

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    Co-op Experience at RIT Kosovo: Fueling Growth and Learning

    Experiential learning has become a cornerstone of modern education, emphasizing the importance of gaining practical experience alongside theoretical knowledge. Recognizing this significance, RIT Kosovo (A.U.K) provides its students with the opportunity to embark on co-op experiences, enabling them to gain professional exposure at prestigious private and public companies, as well as institutions. This commitment to experiential learning has yielded remarkable success stories, such as the experiences of Viola Osmani and Jolanda Sekiraqa, who are currently working for Solutions25.

  • July 14, 2023

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    Our Alumna, Anila Qehaja (BS ’15) Bridging the Gap between Crisis Response and Sustainable Development at the United Nations

    Anila Qehaja (BS ’15) who works as Information Management Specialist at the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in New York.

    She works on crisis response and recovery, mainly evaluating the impact of conflicts and disasters on people, livelihoods, and infrastructure. She supports governments and UNDP country offices with real-time data for rapid decision-making to assist affected populations.

  • July 13, 2023

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    RIT Kosovo as the leading institution for Dissemination and Exploitation of ROAMING has launched the projects webpage

    RIT Kosovo, as one of the partnering Higher Education Institutions in the Erasmus Project ROAMING, is the lead university in terms of Dissemination and Exploitation of the knowledge gathered and generated throughout the project lifecycle.

    The ROAMING Project aims to Strength International Staff & Student Mobility Offices in the West Balkans, especially so to better serve members from underprivileged communities.

  • July 7, 2023

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    RIT Kosovo (A.U.K) extends a warm welcome to the esteemed Ambassador of Israel to Kosovo

    RIT Kosovo (A.U.K) is delighted to extend a warm welcome to the esteemed Ambassador of Israel to Kosovo, Her Excellency Mrs. Tamar Ziv as we strengthen the ties between our nations. Our Acting President, Dr. Mike Hess, alongside the RIT Kosovo’s Associate Dean of Students, Dr. Albina Balidemaj and the Chief Administration Officer, Mr. Lavon Bajrami joyfully embraced the Ambassador, further cementing our institution's unwavering commitment to promoting intercultural understanding, fostering academic growth, and facilitating diplomatic dialogue.

  • July 3, 2023

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    TEDxRITKosovo: RIT Kosovo Students hosted an Inspirational Showcase of Xpression

    In a momentous celebration of innovation, resilience, and profound human connection, RIT Kosovo students organized the highly successful TEDxRITKosovo event on June 13th, 2023, at the AMC Hall in Prishtina. With the resounding theme of "Xpression," this captivating event unfolded as a beacon of inspiration, leaving a lasting impact on attendees and setting the stage for transformative ideas worth spreading.

  • June 16, 2023

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    Our Alumnus, Bleron Menzelxhiu (BS ’10) shaping public affairs and policy as Advisor to the Mayor of Tirana

    Bleron Menzelxhiu works as Advisor to the Mayor of Tirana, where he provides strategic guidance on matters related to public affairs and public policy development.

    From 2019 to 2021, Bleron was a Lecturer of Political Analysis and Public Choice at Riinvest International, offering international programs in collaboration with the University of London and academic direction from the London School of Economics in London, United Kingdom.

  • June 1, 2023

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    RIT Kosovo (A.U.K) Celebrates Successful Commencement with Notable Keynote Speaker, Mr. Ylli Bajraktari and Distinguished Participants

    On May 22, 2023, RIT Kosovo (A.U.K) held its annual commencement ceremony, the communication of academic achievement and years of hard work and deciation. The event was marked by the presence of esteemed Commencement Speaker, Mr. Ylli Bajraktari, President and CEO of the Special Competitive Studies Project (SCSP), as well as the participation of honorable guests, H.E. Albin Kurti, Prime Minister of the Republic of Kosovo, Ms. Alyson Grunder, Deputy Chief of Mission at the U.S. Embassy in Prishtina, Ms. Nancy Y. Bekavac, Chair of the RIT Kosovo (A.U.K) Board of Trustees and other distinguished guests.

  • May 31, 2023

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    RIT Kosovo (A.U.K) raises over 130,000 euros at the “Support Kosova’s Next Success Story” Fundraising Gala Event in support of the student scholarship fund

    On May 23, 2023, RIT Kosovo (A.U.K) hosted the highly anticipated "Support Kosova's Next Success Story" fundraising gala event at Klan Arena – with the goal of raising scholarship funds for talented students with limited financial means.

    The gala event featured a lineup of influential speakers who shared their insights and highlighted the significance of investing in the future of Kosova's youth. Mr. Ylli Bajraktari, President and CEO at the Special Competitive Studies Project (SCSP) joined RIT Kosovo (A.U.K) as the event’s Keynote Speaker.

  • May 3, 2023

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    Spring Career Fair 2023 at RIT Kosovo (A.U.K)

    RIT Kosovo (A.U.K) organized the highly successful "Spring Career Fair 2023", which took place on the 26th and 27th of April, 2023.

    The fair provided an excellent opportunity for CIT and AAS students to network with some of the most reputable companies in Kosovo. This year's event was one of the largest career fairs on our campus, with 50 companies in attendance and over 160 students participating.

  • April 24, 2023

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    RIT Kosovo (A.U.K) announces the Keynote Speaker for the Commencement Ceremony and the Gala Dinner Event

    RIT Kosovo (A.U.K) has the distinct honor to announce that Mr. Ylli Bajraktari, CEO of the Special Competitive Studies Project (SCSP) in the United States will be joining us as our Keynote Commencement Speaker on May 22, 2023 and Keynote Speaker at the Gala Dinner on May 23, 2023. Ylli is a successful and established Albanian-American executive in the field of national security in the U.S., leading the SPCP which is a non-partisan initiative chaired by Dr. Eric Schmidt, the accomplished technologist and former longtime CEO and Chairman at Google.  At SCSP, Ylli is spearheading efforts to strengthen America’s long-term competitiveness as artificial intelligence (AI) and other emerging technologies reshape the national security, economy, and society.

  • April 14, 2023

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    Cross Campus Collaboration

    RIT Kosovo (A.U.K.) has recently started a Cross Campus teaching collaboration initiative, which involves teaching across RIT global campuses within the same academic community. RIT Kosovo (A.U.K) students are taking a variety of courses from professors at RIT Rochester, RIT Dubai, and RIT China. This type of collaboration has become increasingly important in today's academic landscape as it allows scholars, researchers, and students to combine their skills and expertise to tackle complex problems and advance knowledge in new and innovative ways.

  • April 14, 2023

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    Support Kosova’s Next Success Story

    The Board of Trustees, President and RIT Kosovo (American University in Kosovo Foundation) community, invite you, your family, and friends to join us at our annual fundraising event “Support Kosova’s Next Success Story” on May 23, 2023, at Klan Arena, Prishtina, Kosovo.

  • April 12, 2023

    US Embassy Student Intern candidates

    Co-op & Career Office: Knowing the importance of Experiential Learning (CO-OP) for our education system at RIT Kosovo, students are given a chance to gain a professional experience at private, and public companies, and institutions.  We are very happy to announce the recent collaboration with the US Embassy in Prishtina has allowed students to gain first-hand work experience within US Embassy departments. This is the second semester that RIT Kosovo (A.U.K) students are part of the Political/Economic Section and the USAID Economic Growth Unit.

  • March 29, 2023

    Mock Interview Day

    RIT Kosovo (A.U.K) – Co-Op & Career Office organized the "Mock Interview Day", which focused on giving the students a new insight into the interviewing process. The students were very interested; they gained new experience for their future interviewing possibilities and got feedback from the entire panelists. A great way to practice for job interviews.

  • March 14, 2023

    RIT Kosovo (A.U.K.) attended the Global Governance Summit at RIT Dubai

    The RIT Kosovo (A.U.K) President, Kamal Shahrabi and RIT Kosovo (A.U.K) Faculty, Albina Balidemaj, Robert Muharremi, and Venera Demukaj participated in the Global Governance Summit held at RIT Dubai. 
    The event gathered representatives from the Academic Senates and the Presidents from the Rochester Campus in New York and the global campuses in China, Croatia, Kosovo, and the United Arab Emirates.  

  • March 8, 2023

    A conversation with our Alumna on International Women’s Day

    Gender equality is an important issue in Kosovo as in many other countries around the world. Despite important progress made in recent years, challenges persist for the equal participation and representation especially for women. This International Women’s Day, RIT Kosovo (A.U.K) Alumna, Dafina Prekazi (BS ’13), Program Manager at Kosovar Gender Studies Center (KGSC) spoke to us about current obstacles that our society faces in achieving gender equality as well as some recommendations how these can be overcome. 

  • March 3, 2023

    RIT Kosovo (A.U.K) students selected among winning teams at Imagine RIT Festival, organized by RIT Global

    Congratulations to RIT Kosovo (A.U.K) students, Anyla Zogu, Agnesa Bexheti (Biberaj Scholar), Tringa Isufi, Anesa Jakupi (Biberaj Scholar), and Ali Idrizi (Biberaj Scholar) who - under the mentorship of Prof. Xhevahir Kolgjini - have been selected among the winning teams with their project “Digital Weaving” at the “Imagine RIT- Creativity and Innovation Festival” contest. 

  • March 2, 2023

    Leading and building expertise beyond borders

    Faton Aliu (MS ’10) is the Founder and President of PECB, one of the world’s leading personnel certification bodies. Headquartered in Montreal (Canada), PECB is a global provider of training, examination, and certification services offering its expertise in multiple fields, including, but not limited to, Information Security, Privacy and Data Protection, Business Continuity, Quality and Service Management, Risk Management, Health and Safety, and Sustainability.

  • February 3, 2023

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    Our Alumni continue serving at the highest executive institutions in Kosovo

    Meet our Alumna, Learta Hollaj (BS ’12) who is the new Deputy Chief of Staff to the President of the Republic of Kosovo, H.E. Vjosa Osmani. Learta was initially engaged as the Chief Advisor for Sustainable Development and Partnerships where she was responsible for the portfolio of energy, environmental and development policies, foreign policies as well as projects and initiatives in the field of gender equality.

  • January 23, 2023

    RIT Kosovo (A.U.K) welcomes Ambassador William G. Walker on campus

    The President and Dean of Faculty, Dr. Kamal Shahrabi was pleased to receive at a meeting Mr. William G. Walker, former U.S. Ambassador and former head of the OSCE Kosovo Verification Mission. During the meeting, President Shahrabi thanked Ambassador Walker for his important role in supporting RIT Kosovo (A.U.K) in different capacities throughout the years.

  • January 16, 2023

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    Invitation to Participate in the Imagine RIT Global Competition

    Imagine RIT is an annual festival of innovation and creativity held at the Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT) in Rochester, New York. The festival features interactive exhibits and demonstrations of cutting-edge technology, art, and design created by RIT students, faculty, and staff.

  • January 10, 2023

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    Our Alumni strengthening Kosovo’s diplomacy

    Meet our Alumnus, Fitor Murati (BS ’12) who is a Diplomat of the Republic of Kosovo currently stationed at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Diaspora in Pristina, Kosovo. During 2018 to 2022, he served in the Embassy of the Republic of Kosovo in Brussels working tirelessly towards advancing Kosovo’s interest in the city with the largest international diplomatic community in the world.

  • December 12, 2022

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    Co-Op opportunities given to RIT Kosovo (A.U.K) students

    Knowing the importance of experiential learning (Co-Op) for our education system at RIT Kosovo (A.U.K), students and alumni are given the chance to gain a professional experience at companies which we as an institution have partnered with.

  • December 9, 2022

    PeaceTech, a digital pathway to peace in Kosovo?

    RIT Kosovo (A.U.K) students presented the results of a Pilot PeaceTech Survey (Phase I) as part of their Capstone project in collaboration with 2022-23 US Fulbright Scholar Dr. Marcia Byrom Hartwell. 

  • December 5, 2022

    Students of Computing and Information Technologies BS receive Best Paper Award

    Erita Çunaku, Jona Ndrecaj and Shkurte Berisha, students of Computing and Information Technologies BS received Best Paper Award in the session Track-6: Information Retrieval of 1st International Conference on Innovations in Data Analytics (ICIDA 2022)” on November 29-30, 2022 at Eminent College of Management and Technology (ECMT), India.

  • December 5, 2022

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    An inspiring story for Kosovo youth

    Meet our Alumnus, Arbias Llolluni (BS ’17) who works as a Product Policy Manager at TikTok in Ireland, Dublin. He completed his Bachelor's Degree with distinctions majoring in Public Policy, Management, and a minor in Legal Studies at RIT Kosovo (A.U.K) graduating in 2017.

  • November 18, 2022

    Training new talents for the ICT sector - RIT Kosovo (A.U.K) TDI - GIZ

    The training package consisted of two modules: the general module and the specialized module. The introduction module included the basics on software engineering, agile software development, project management, Linux, and Git. Regardless of the profile that the students have applied for, all of them attended the introduction module.

  • November 16, 2022

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    Former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton greets the guests at RIT Kosova’s annual “Support Kosova’s Next Success Story” fundraising event in New York

    After a two-year pause due to the COVID-19 pandemic, RIT Kosovo (A.U.K) organized its annual fundraising event “Support Kosova’s Next Success Story” on November 1, 2022 at The Russian Tea Room in New York, gathering esteemed members of the Albanian-American diaspora, philanthropists, alumni, supporters and friends of RIT Kosovo (A.U.K).

  • November 14, 2022

    RIT Kosovo CIT Student Research @Springer

    Students of Computing and Information Technologies BS successfully completed research work on Digital-Social networks under the guidance of Dr. Debabrata Samanta, RIT Kosovo (A.U.K). Name of Students: Erita Çunaku, Jona Ndrecaj and Shkurte Berisha.

  • November 8, 2022

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    RIT Kosovo (A.U.K) celebrates Women Entrepreneurship Week 2022 together with over 260 universities and colleges across the globe

    On October 19, 2022, RIT Kosovo (A.U.K) celebrated Women Entrepreneurship Week (WEW) 2022 organized by Feliciano Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation part of Montclair State University in New Jersey, U.S.  This year WEW 2022 was the largest celebration as over 260 universities and colleges from around the globe joined Montclair State University to celebrate female founders in our communities.

  • October 31, 2022

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    Our Alumna, a role model to Kosovo’s youth

    Ms. Bërdynaj-Shala is the Ambassador of the Republic of Kosovo to the Commonwealth of Australia. She is a career diplomat of the Republic of Kosovo and she has been part of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Kosovo since June 2008.

  • October 4, 2022

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    CIT Program - Second Year Seminar Course

    During the month of September and October 2022, the RITK Second Year Seminar Course taught by Ms. Arlinda Hajdari, brought in-person speakers from three major IT companies in Kosovo. The topics included: Digitalization, development, data-driven, and product design.

  • September 29, 2022

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    Panel of Discussion: "Has the world helped Ukraine enough?"

    The RITK Peace and Conflict Center was pleased to host Thomas Niblock, a retired U.S. diplomat and current Foreign Affairs Advisor to the Ministry of Defense of Kosovo, and two Ukrainian journalists, Iryna Synelnyk and Viktoriia Kaidash as guest speakers in the “Has the world helped Ukraine enough?” panel discussion.

  • September 26, 2022

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    RITK Autumn Festival

    Our campus is a place that brings people together. This time, our students in coordination with the Marketing Office, decided to make an event that would allow everyone to participate and enjoy multiple activities - the RITK Autumn Festival.

  • September 9, 2022

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    BRIDGE 2 Project has been awarded to RIT Kosovo (A.U.K)

    On August 30th RIT Kosovo (A.U.K) along with the Bridge 2 Project team had the FIRST KICK-OFF meeting with all Bridge implementing and supporting partners and the US Embassy representatives whereby we all had the opportunity to meet and discuss how to best implement the Bridge 2 Project.

  • September 7, 2022

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    Support Kosova's Next Success Story

    The Board of Trustees, President and RIT Kosovo (American University in Kosovo Foundation) community, invite you, your family and friends to join us at our annual fundraising event “Support Kosova’s Next Success Story” on November 1, 2022, at The Russian Tea Room, 150 West 57th Street, New York, NY 10019.

  • August 4, 2022

    Meeting with Prime Minister

    RIT Kosovo (A.U.K) President meets with Prime Minister Kurti

    On August 2, 2022, Dr. Kamal Shahrabi, President and Dean of Faculty at RIT Kosovo (A.U.K) met with H.E. Albin Kurti, Prime Minister of the Republic of Kosovo to discuss cooperation opportunities between the Government and RIT Kosovo (A.U.K) through concrete projects in the field of higher education.

  • August 2, 2022

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    RIT Kosovo (A.U.K) establishes the “One Scholar Program” in partnership with One Telecommunications

    RIT Kosovo (A.U.K) is delighted to partner with One Telecommunications in establishing the “One Scholar Program” which will provide financial support to students enrolling at RIT Kosovo (A.U.K). One Telecommunications has pledged up to 50,000 Euros in the form of scholarship funds to enable talented students, primarily from Albania, the opportunity to obtain a high-quality American education at the RIT Kosovo (A.U.K).

  • July 12, 2022

    RIT Kosovo (A.U.K) announces the TIVE Excellence Center Scholarship

    RIT Kosovo (A.U.K) is pleased to announce the establishment of the “TIVE Excellence Center” scholarship fund to enable talented students from economically underprivileged backgrounds the opportunity of obtaining a high-quality American education at RIT Kosovo (A.U.K).

  • June 30, 2022

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    RIT Kosovo (A.U.K) renames its Summer Program in honor of Frederick C. Cuny, a leading American humanitarian and disaster relief specialist

    On June 27, 2022, RIT Kosovo (A.U.K) held the renaming ceremony for the summer program in honor of Frederick C. Cuny, the American humanitarian and disaster relief specialist who is considered a foremost influential thinker, innovator, and practitioner in the humanitarian response field. Fred Cuny designed creative relief operations in more than 60 countries that almost always challenged the conventional wisdom on how to bring humanitarian assistance and how to change social and economic circumstances that affect disasters.

  • June 27, 2022

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    Panel of key stakeholders discusses Climate Change (IPPC) Assessment Reports

    A panel discussion took place on June 23rd at RIT Kosovo among some of the Kosovo region’s key stakeholders to discuss the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change Report (IPCC) report. The event was hosted jointly between RIT Kosovo and Helvetas, bringing together the climate change actors in Kosovo and abroad. 

  • May 23, 2022

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    TEDxRITKosovo 2022

    On May 20th, after months of hard work, RITK students hosted the TEDxRITKosovo event, and we are pleased to say that it was crowned with great success!
    TEDx is a local initiative inspired by TED’s overall mission of discovering "ideas worth spreading". TEDx brings the TED spirit to local communities, allowing people from all walks of life to share and promote encouraging stories.

  • May 23, 2022

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    International Cybersecurity Defense Competition 2022 - Kosovo

    On the 18th of May, RIT Kosovo took part in the first-ever "International Cybersecurity Exercise: Defense Competition 2022 - Kosovo" organized together with Iowa State University (USA), the Kosovo Security Force (KSF), and Iowa Air National Guard (USA). Approximately 150 hackers and operators participated in this unique event.

  • May 16, 2022

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    Tribute to the memorable Madam Madeleine Albright

    The Madam Madeleine Albright project marks the pedestal of this year's achievements by RIT Kosovo students. The initiator of these works of art was Prof. Xhevahir Kolgjini and students from Visual Arts and American Painting Class.

  • May 16, 2022

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    Call for METU Training (2022)

    RIT Kosovo has received an invitation to METU’s 6th International Staff Training Week (30th May-3rd June 2022).
    The event focuses on exchanging experiences, making assessments of the partnership, sharing best practices, and learning from each other. They expect to host a wide range of institutions from around 20 countries among METU’s network, extending from Europe to the Far East, from Central Asia to the Americas.

  • April 13, 2022

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    Two New Senior Staff Members

    CDO – Ms. Teuta Avdimetaj has been selected as the new Chief Development Officer at RIT-Kosovo. She will officially begin working with us in the second week of April.
    CFAO – Mr. Faton Ramadani started working with us on March 15, 2022, as the new Chief Finance and Administration Officer.


     

  • April 7, 2022

    Streamlining Curricular Development

    On March 25, 2022, the project team organized the workshop with the representatives of the Higher Education Institutions in Kosovo, form the ICT and Energy sector, as part of the project “Streamlining Curricular Development Processes and Establishment of the Task Force for Curricular Development”, funded by the University Support Grant Program of the U.S. Embassy in Prishtina and administered by KUSA, and implemented by RIT Kosova (A.U.K).

  • April 5, 2022

    Spring Career Fair 2022 at RIT Kosovo (A.U.K)

    On April 4th, 2022, RIT Kosovo (A.U.K) Co-op & Career Office organized the “Spring Career Fair 2022”. The fair was a great opportunity to network with the most prestigious companies in Kosovo. This year’s fair, came up to be a very successful event and one of the largest career fairs which brought over 40 companies to our campus. 
     

  • February 11, 2022

    Our Alumni Our Pride

    RIT Kosovo is proud to announce that its Alumni, Lieutenant Arbenita Haxholli-Grezda, officer from the Republic of Kosovo, graduated from the US Army Logistics University in Fort Lee, Virginia in the United States of America.

  • February 9, 2022

    What an Exceptional Story!

    RIT Kosovo is honored to present its Alumni, Dr. Fjolla Kaçaniku and her outstanding achievement in Education.
     

  • November 18, 2021

    RIT Kosovo (A.U.K) and Global Entrepreneurship Week 2021

    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.

  • October 28, 2021

    Albanians and Serbs - Pending Issues Forum

    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.

  • October 19, 2021

    The 8th Annual Women Entrepreneurship Week

    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. 

  • October 13, 2021

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    Meet Anesa Colakovic (BSc ’13)

    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. 

  • October 8, 2021

    Launching Ceremony for the BRIDGE Project funded by the US Mission in Kosovo.

    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.

  • September 30, 2021

    COVID 19 Update

    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: 

  • September 29, 2021

    What advice would you give your freshman self? - SG News

    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.

  • August 26, 2021

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    TOKA - 4th Generation Leaders

    TOKA and RIT Kosovo were privileged to welcome The President of the Republic of Kosova, Dr. Vjosa Osmani to the campus garden.

  • July 21, 2021

    RIT Kosovo Launch New Alumni Web Section

    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

  • July 1, 2021

    Dillon Berjani

    Meet Dillon Berjani (BSc ’16)

    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.

  • June 30, 2021

    RIT Kosovo Freshman Scholarship Recipients

    Scholarships Awards Ceremony

    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.

  • June 23, 2021

    Dr. Venera Demukaj introducing the "Master Student Presentations"

    Master Student Presentations

    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).

  • June 17, 2021

    Students showing their creativity and innovation

    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.

  • June 15, 2021

    Macroeconomics Division held a lecture with students of the Summer Group at RIT Kosovo, on the topic "Policy Making in Uncertain Times"

    Policy Making in Uncertain Times

    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".

  • May 17, 2021

    RIT Kosovo Honors Society Students & RIT Kosovo Honors Committee.

    RIT Kosovo Honors Society Students 2021

    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.

  • May 14, 2021

    Meet Shpend Thaqi (MSc ’11)

    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).

  • April 16, 2021

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    RIT`s outsanding faculty staff and students.

    Celebration of Teaching and Scholarship recognizes RIT’s outstanding faculty, staff, and students for their excellence in innovation, teaching, and developing the next generation of leaders.

  • April 14, 2021

    Support the Next Success Story in Kosovo

    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.

  • February 8, 2021

    Imagine RIT to be held virtually on May 1

    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.

  • February 4, 2021

    Meet Nora Latifi Jashari (’07)

    RIT Kosovo (A.U.K) alumna leads one of the most influential think tanks to ensure transparency and accountability in Kosovo

  • February 4, 2021

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    Biberaj Scholarships and the process of Application on TV

    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.