Strategy

UET in the Second 10th Anniversary
In its second decade, UET aims to consolidate the university’s identity as the centre of knowledge production in Albania and to get transformed from a higher education institution, with a focus on teaching, into an elite research institution whose research product is required in the market and it continuously improves teaching and student experience at UET. To achieve this, this strategy specifies the objectives and instruments that UET will use to structure, advance, standardize and internationalize the scientific research.

Vision:
In its second decade, UET aims to consolidate the university’s identity as the centre of knowledge production in Albania and to get transformed from a higher education institution, with a focus on teaching, into an elite research institution whose research product is required in the market and it continuously improves teaching and student experience at UET. To achieve this, this strategy specifies the objectives and instruments that UET will use to structure, advance, standardize and internationalize the scientific research.

Sources:
In order to reach its vision, UET is continuously building and improving the scientific research infrastructure, to give the right inspiration to the research study of the academic staff as well as to collaboration with analogues through funding provided by public and private institutions, as well as other organizations, both in the country as well as abroad. The Scientific Research Strategy along with the resources made available for its implementation, reflect the spirit / philosophy of reaching UET’s research goals.
Specifically, for the implementation of academic staff research projects, UET makes available a substantial research grant from which: (i) 85% of the funding for internal academic staff; (ii) 10% of the funding for external academic staff – UET Research Visiting Fellows; (iii) and 5% for UET student research projects. UET aims to have the system of grants for individual research projects for professional development to serve the advancement in the academic career system, in academic degrees and titles, and the increase of UET’s reputation in scientific research.

Implementing Structures:
The implementation of the Scientific Research Strategy 2017-2020 constitutes one of the most significant projects of the university, which is coordinated by the Vice Rector for Science, Methodology and Quality, the Office for Scientific Research and Doctoral Studies, as well as the Office for projects and Partnerships.