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Prishtina Office Staff

Mag. Almir Kovačević

Position within the company: Executive Director


Almir Kovacevic is Executive Director of WUS Austria. As such, he is responsible for the management of WUS Austria's head office in Graz and the regional offices in Prishtina and Sarajevo.
Almir Kovacevic is responsible for the following areas: organization management (people and program coordination) fundraising, PR, communication marketing, budgeting and finance issues, international coordination. He is in charge of internal quality assurance and monitoring of the WUS Austria projects in South-Eastern Europe.
Almir Kovacevic is particularly interested in technological transfer and in cooperation between universities and economic sector.

Almir Kovacevic earned a Master degree in Sport Sciences from the University of Graz.

 

Contact

Phone: + 43 / 316 - 38 22 58
Fax: + 43 / 316 - 93 17 51
Email: adi.kovacevic@wus-austria.org


Etleva Blakaj

Position within the company: Project Manager


Etleva Blakaj joined the WUS Austria Prishtina Office in January 2012 as Project Officer for supporting the implementation of the Project “Higher KOS – Promoting Institutional Development Higher Education and Research in Kosovo” which contributes to the well-functioning of the higher education and research system along European values, practices and standards. Her educational background is German Language and Literature, in which she currently pursues her Master Degree at the University of Prishtina. She has extensive experience in working on projects funded by the Austrian Development Cooperation, with the Ministry of Education, Science and Technology in Kosovo. In addition, she has gained experience in foreign diplomacy while working for the Austrian Embassy in Prishtina. She started her career working as a teacher of German Language in national and international high schools in Kosovo.    

 

Contact

Phone: + 381 38 241 472; +377 45 499 950 (mob)
Email: etleva.blakaj@wus-austria.org

Arianit Krasniqi

Position within the company: Project Officer


Arianit Krasniqi joined WUS Austria in March 2014 as project officer in support of EU funded projects:  Competence@UP which aims at further development of competence based curricula and strengthening the link between universities and labor market; PhD@UP which aims at developing, accrediting and implementing a pilot PhD program in line with Bologna requirements and recent trends and capacity building for PhD reform at the University of Prishtina.

Arianit Krasniqi furthermore assists in the implementation of the project Higher KOS which contributes to the well-functioning of the higher education and research system in Kosovo along European values, practices and standards.

Mr. Krasniqi has extensive experience in working with international and local organizations such as GIZ, OSCE Higher Commissioner on National Minorities, Kosovo Education Center. He currently pursues his Master degree in Educational Leadership at the University of Prishtina.

 

 

Contact

Phone: + 381 38 241 472; +377 45 499 951 (mob)
Email: arianit.krasniqi@wus-austria.org

 

Isufi Ngadhnjim

Position within the company: Finance and Logistic Officer


Ngadhnjim Isufi joined WUS Austria in October 2015 as Finance and Logistic Officer in support of EU funded project and co-financed by ADA:  ALLED which contribute to further increase the alignment of education with the needs of the labour market in Kosovo.

 

Mr. Isufi has more than 9 years of experience in working with international donors such as European Union office  in Kosovo , Austrian Development Cooperation, and local institutions such as Ministry of Laboun and Social Welfare, Kosovo Chamber of Commerce and Ministry of Education, Since and Technology. He currently pursues his bachelor degree in Economic Faculty, department of Management and Computing at the University of Prishtina. 

 

Contact

Phone: + 381 38 241 472

Email: ngadhnjim.isufi@wus-austria.org

 

 

Aqim Emurli

Position within the company: Team Leader


Mr. Emurli joined WUS Austria on February 2017, as Team Leader for the project HERAS – Higher Education, Research and Applied Science”. Within the project, Mr. Emurli is responsible for the sound management and timely implementation of the Project, as well as the efficient use of project funds and management of the project team and experts. During this assignment, Mr. Emurli also fosters policy dialogue with relevant stakeholders and provides conceptual support to the ADC Office in Pristina in line of the country strategy of the Austrian Development Cooperation (ADC).

Before joining WUS Austria, Mr. Emurli has managed and lead several international projects and programmes which have supported the public administration reforms, research and development, decentralisation, education development, good governance, as well has enhanced institution building of the countries from the Western Balkan (WB) region. To this end, Mr. Emurli has assisted the WB countries to comply their legal framework and approaches with the good governance standards in order to boost their EU integration processes. This was achieved by designing, implementing and monitoring different programmes for the public servants of the WB countries on afore-mentioned issues.

Mr. Emurli holds a MA degree on Comparative Public Administration to European Union from the South East European University of Macedonia.

 

 

Contact

Phone: 00 381 38 241 472

Mobile: 00 377 45 960 840

Email: aqim.emurli@wus-austria.org

 

 

Donjeta Ibra

Position within the company: National Project Assistant


Ms. Ibra joined WUS Austria on February 2017 as a national project assistant for supporting the implementation of the project “HERAS – Higher Education, Research and Applied Science (Kosovo)” which contributes to the well-functioning of higher education and research in Kosovo along European standards.

Before, Ms. Ibra has worked for over three years in CSOs sector, on projects that were supported by international donors such as Austrian Development Cooperation, British Embassy, Finnish Embassy, UN agencies, Save the Children, etc. In addition, Ms. Ibra has also worked for a year within the Assembly of the Republic of Kosova. Ms. Ibra holds a bachelor degree from Economic Faculty, department of Management and Informatics from the University of Prishtina. Currently, Ms. Ibra is working on MA thesis, in Economic Faculty, department of Marketing, University of Prishtina.

 

 

Contact

Phone: 00 381 38 241 472

Email: donjeta.ibra@wus-austria.org

 

Arbresha Meha

Position within the company: National Project Officer


Ms. Meha joined WUS Austria Prishtina Office in February 2017, as National Project Officer for supporting the implementation of the Project “HERAS – Higher Education, Research and Applied Science” which contributes to the well-functioning of higher education and research in Kosovo along European standards, with the long -term objective to support the socio-economic development of the country.

Ms. Meha’s work experience relates to the fields of supporting teachers meet new curriculum requirements, improves the quality and effectiveness of teaching and develops student’s relevant skills in pre-university education, as well as report writing techniques.

Ms. Meha graduated in the University of Prishtina, English language and literature, and earned a Master degree in Management.

 

Contact

Phone: 00 381 38 241 472

Email: arbresha.meha@wus-austria.org