About Us

Mission Statement

The mission of the RIT/A.U.K Center for Energy and Natural Resources (CENR) is to provide scholarly and applied research, consultancy, and policy advice for the preservation of natural resources and sustainable energy development in Kosovo.


About Us

RIT/A.U.K Center for Energy and Natural Resources (CENR) is an independent academic research center partnering with regional stakeholders and international institutions. CENR focuses on research and the dissemination of information and data associated with sustainable energy development, protecting the environment, and policy reforms. Our goals are achieved through domestic and international partnerships, capacity building, and research related to energy and natural resource market development. CENR provides applied research development skills through multi-faceted training opportunities and activities for RIT/A.U.K students and staff, as well as to both the public and private sectors in Kosovo.


Funding Provided By

Funding for our applied research has come from the following: The Independent Commission for Mines and Minerals, Kosovo Energy Corporation (KEK), Kosovo Ministry of Environment and Spatial Planning, Kosovo Ministry of Energy and Mining, Norwegian Institute for Nature Research (NINA), The World Bank, and the Rockefeller Brothers Fund.