The Heimerer International Cooperation and Projects Office (HICO) is part of the College’s Central Administration and aims to deepen international collaborations with various partners in the academic and professional sector. Through project implementation, this office offers new opportunities to develop student and faculty knowledge, skills and experience. Moreover, HICO aims to extend the study opportunities as well as trainings in order to adapt to the ever-changing scientific methods applied by the most advanced European institutions.
HICO cooperates closely with the Board of Directors, Pro-Rector for studies and teaching, Academic Program Deans, and scientific workers. This office serves as a liaison between Heimerer College and international partners and relentlessly works to integrate the College in activities and initiatives led by our international partners.
HICO translates the needs and objectives of the College into concrete projects. HICO’s staff collects adequate information regarding the necessary sources for project implementation. Furthermore, the staff also considers various financial opportunities in order to support planned projects. In collaboration with experts of the field, HICO prepares the necessary documents for application for financial assistance.
In order to achieve aims mentioned above, HICO is continuously pursuing different forms of corporations with international partners.
Vice-Rector for projects and international cooperation
PhD.Cand. Adnan Hoxha
Adnan Hoxha, appointed as Protector for research and quality assurance, has an abundance of experience with project development and management in the public sector. He has been engaged with projects financed by international donors such as European Commission, UNDP, GIZ, etc. aiming to designing effective policies for the development of the private sector (Industrial).
Hoxha has also been engaged in foreign organizations such as the SKEMA Business School in France and the ICO as a publisher and media monitors.
Hoxha is a PhD candidate in Germany and Turkey in science innovation and economics. Previously, Mr. Hoxha has completed his Master’s Degree in Business and Economics Sciences at SKEMA Business School, Sofia Antipolis, France, as a European Commission scholar. Previously, he received a Bachelor of Science degree in Economics and Management, Public Policy, from the Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT), NJ, USA.
Hoxha is the author of several scientific papers and articles on issues such as trade, economic potentials of Kosovo, etc. His research has been focusing on various macroeconomic issues such as labor market dynamics, structural unemployment, migration, foreign trade as well as microeconomic factors such as the effects of institutional reform in their productivity (innovative ability).