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17.06.2008

Inauguration Ceremony of the Videoconference Room at the Faculty of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Prishtina. On June 11th, the Inauguration Ceremony of the Videoconference Room was held at the premises of the Faculty of Electrical and Computer Engineering.

The launch of Videoconference Room marked a new era for the UP as this will enable the UP to communicate with different universities worldwide with the aim of further advancement of new learning and teaching processes. This project, which was financed through the “eCUP” TEMPUS Project and by the “Austrian Development Cooperation” has enabled the UP to be in line with the contemporary world universities by fulfilling the Bologna objectives, and getting closer to the European Higher Education Area on a timely.

The key note speakers in the Ceremony were the Rector of the University of Prishtina Prof. Enver Hasani, Ms. Sophie Beaumont, European Commission Liasion Office in Kosovo, Mr. Andreas Fritz, Austrian Development Cooperation, Mr. Stephan Dukandiev, TEMPUS Office, and Ms. Myzafere Limani, Dean of the Faculty of Electrical and Computer Engineering, who welcomed this initiative and the future cooperation in similar innovative projects from which the university and its students would benefit. The Ceremony was moderated by Mr. But Dedaj, Regional Manager of WUS Austria.

The ceremony was attended by a large number of professors, students and other interested guests.

The first video-connection was established with the “University of Graz” whereby the rector, the deans, professors, and other guests present were greeted by Mr. Wolfgang Benedek, Chairman of WUS Austria, Adi Kovacevic, Executive Director and Rupert Beinhauer from the University of Applied Sciences FH Joanneum, a partner of the eCUP project.

This room, although located at the Faculty of Electrical and Computer Engineering, will serve all faculties of the UP.


On May 21st, the Rector of the UP, Enver Hasani and the Rector of “FH JOANNEUM” University, Michael Klees, signed a Memorandum of Understanding on exchange of students and young researchers.

 

f.l.t.r. on the video screen: Adi Kovacevic, Wolfgang Benedek, Rupert Beinhauer