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Erasmus + Capacity Building in Higher Education “Laboratory on Artificial Intelligence in Albania and Kosovo – LAIA”

Artificial Intelligence (A.I.) is massively affecting the industries all around the world, especially in transportation, healthcare, marketing, finance, manufacturing, customer services etc., significantly improving the overall efficiency of the companies.

Considering the recent technology development, there are prominent features for the application of AI in Albania and the raising demand for education in AI. The LAIA project’s purpose is to develop and implement a master level course on Artificial Intelligence which will be introduced at Institutions of Higher Education – members of the consortium. LAIA aims to bring advanced educational opportunities to Albania and Kosovo in order to keep up with the emerging technologies and deeply utilize the research advancements in the field, to meet the acquis requirement and align with the EU internal market and research standards. With collaborative effort, LAIA project can increasingly improve people's quality of life, job opportunities and trigger system growth in Albania and Kosovo as a whole. LAIA’s general objective is the development and implementation of a master level course curriculum on Artificial Intelligence (AI), while the overall research goal of artificial intelligence is to create technology that allows computers and machines to work intelligently.

LAIA project is funded by the European Union for a three-year period 2023-2026 and it is being implemented in cooperation with 7 partners from Albania, Kosovo, Greece and Estonia.

Consortium members:

  • University of Piraeus Research Center  - Leader
  • Mediterranean University of Albania
  • Tallinn University of Technology
  • Universitety “Aleksander Xhuvani” Elbasan
  • Agricultural University of Tirana
  • Polytechnic University of Tirana
  • University of Prizren Ukshin Hoti
  • Universum College


Faculty of Economic Sciences

The Faculty of Economic Sciences prepares young economists with fundamental theoretical concepts in economics, finance, accounting, business, law, as well as the essential practical skills required for economists, managers, financiers, bankers, accountants.

Faculty of Law and Human Sciences

The Faculty of Law and Human Sciences prepares individuals for careers as lawyers, political scientists, diplomats, and communication specialists. It provides them with the necessary theoretical foundation and practical knowledge to effectively navigate the challenges of the justice system and international relations within the country.

Faculty of Informatics

The Faculty of Informatics, both physically and virtually, is dedicated to the latest advancements in computer science, systems, and development technologies. In an era of rapid technological progress, the academic curriculum keeps pace with the support of highly qualified faculty members. Teachers and students collaborate on joint projects, pooling their efforts to achieve outstanding results.

Faculty of Medical Sciences

The Faculty of Medical Sciences is an ambitious endeavor of MUA aimed at enhancing the country's medical capabilities. As with every step taken towards achieving excellence, MUA has enlisted the expertise of renowned professors in the relevant fields for the new faculty. By designing programs aligned with the best practices in Europe, MUA ensures the present and future safety of its students.

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