Kick-Off Meeting of the Western Balkans Alumni Association

Event date
March 15-17, 2018
Republic of North Macedonia
Short description

The Kick-Off Meeting of the Western Balkans Alumni Association will take place in Ohrid on March 15-17, 2018.



One of the initiatives presented during the Ministerial meeting of the Western Balkans Platforms on Education & Training and Research & Innovation held in Belgrade on September 28-29, 2017 was the establishment of the Western Balkans Alumni Association. Its objectives are manifold:

  • promote mobility opportunities
  • track students who have graduated from university
  • support and mentor students
  • share information about internship and employment opportunities
  • bridge the gap between higher education and the labour market
  • establish and facilitate dialogue with stakeholders at all levels (ministries, higher education institutions, National Erasmus+ Offices)
  • support modernisation of the teaching process and methodologies
  • share best practices

The recently established Association is operational and currently mapping alumni. The official kick-off meeting is now announced and will be organised on March 15-17, 2018 in Ohrid, the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia. Plans for the near future include improving the website, conducting a study tracing those who have completed a mobility programme and evaluating its impact etc.

Draft agenda is attached below.

More information is provided here:


Source: EC

Geographical focus
  • Western Balkans
Scientifc field / Thematic focus
  • Cross-thematic/Interdisciplinary

Entry created by Admin on February 6, 2018
Modified on February 6, 2018