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Dual Curricula – Study and Work Practice in Agriculture and Food Safety

The project idea developed five years ago, when a Memorandum of Understanding was signed between Savonia UAS and University of Prishtina, Kosovo is approved for funding from Erasmus Plus – Capacity Building.

Since then during implementation of joint project “Training of Agriculture Advisors in Kosovo” it is identified the need for intervention and expansion of the partner network consortium. University of Applied Sciences of Nurtingen-Geislingen, Germany and Agriculture University of Tirana joint the consortium and strengthen the expertise for building capacity for curricula development based in competences in Albania and Kosovo.

For next three years together we will strongly support both partner countries (Albania and Kosovo) to reform higher education by increasing quality and adapting tertiary education to the developments of the economy and national and regional market needs.

University of Applied Sciences of Nurtingen-Geislingen, Germany with strong cooperation and support from Savonia University of Applied Sciences, Finland, leads project implementation. 

The maximum amount of funding to be awarded to your project is 999,556.00 Euro.


Savonia UAS

Savonia is one of Finland's biggest and most versatile universities of applied sciences. Our campuses are situated in Kuopio, Iisalmi and Varkaus. There are almost 6000 students and 600 employees at Savonia. In education we implement Open Innovation Space (OIS), where we combine learning, development, research, and teaching.