News archive - [Event Review] Nordic-Baltic contact seminar in Western Balkans 2015

Erasmus+ has introduced new funding opportunities for the higher education cooperation with the Western Balkans partner countries Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo*, Montenegro and Serbia. Funding is available especially for student and staff mobility (International Credit Mobility) and higher education cooperation in capacity building projects.

In order to facilitate contacts and cooperation between Baltic, Nordic and Western Balkans higher education institutions, a joint Nordic-Baltic contact seminar was organised in Belgrade, Serbia and Pristina, Kosovo* 3-6 November 2015.

Participation to the contact seminar was free of charge, here you can find more info about the programme: Programme and practical information (pdf)


List of participants (xls)

Compendium of participants (pdf)

Country presentations

The Albanian higher education system (pdf.)

Higher Education system in Bosnia and Herzegovina, Suad Muhibic, NEO Bosnia and Herzegovina (pdf.)
Summary of Higher Education in Bosnia and Herzegovina (pdf.)

Danish Education System in graph (pdf.)
Description of the Danish Education System (pdf.)

Estonian Higher Education System, Helve Rammul, Archimedes Foundation (pdf.)
Estonian Higher Education overview (pdf.)

Higher Education in Finland, Sini Piippo, CIMO (pdf.)
Education system in Finland (pdf.)

Icelandic Higher Education System, Sigríður Vala Vignisdóttir, Research Centre Iceland -RANNIS

Higher education in Kosovo (pdf)

Higher education system in Latvia, Antra Meņģele, State Education Development Agency Republic of Latvia (pdf.)
The higher education system in Latvia (pdf.)

Higher education in Lithuania (pdf.)

Montenegro - Information will be added shortly

Higher Education system in Norway, Sidsel Holmberg, SIU (pdf.)
The educational system in Norway (pdf.)

Serbia - Information will be added shortly


Erasmus+ International Cooperation (pdf.)

WB Strategies, Priorities & Support of Erasmus+ Kosovo*, Helene Skikos, DG Education & Culture (pdf.)

WB Strategies, Priorities & Support of Erasmus+ Serbia, Helene Skikos, DG Education & Culture (pdf.)

Contact persons

Contact persons at Nordic and Baltic National Agencies (pdf)

Erasmus+ providing support for higher education cooperation

Erasmus+ International Credit Mobility action provides support for student, teacher and staff mobility with higher education institutions in various partner countries around the world.

Erasmus+ Capacity-building projects in the field of higher education provide support for the development of higher education systems in partner countries. Projects targeting Western Balkans countries can include also additional support for mobility component.

Information on Higher Education Systems in Western Balkans Countries


National Erasmus+ Office (NEO)

Information on the HE system Country Information (Tempus- programme) Further information

Albania NEO Albania Overview of higher education system in Albania (pdf) Tempus Partner Country: Albania  
Bosnia and Herzegovina NEO Bosnia-Herzegovina

Overview of the higher education system in Bosnia-Herzegovina (pdf)

Agency for Development of higher education and Quality Assurance

Tempus Partner Country: Bosnia-Herzegovina  
Kosovo* NEO Kosovo Overview of the higher education system in Kosovo (pdf) Tempus Partner Country: Kosovo  
Montenegro NEO Montenegro Overview of the higher education system in Montenegro (pdf) Tempus Partner Country: Montenegro  
Serbia NEO Serbia Overview of the higher education system in Serbia Tempus Partner Country: Serbia Study in Serbia


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

Entry created by Ines Marinkovic on November 23, 2015
Modified on November 23, 2015