On November 4, 2020 was held the inaugural meeting of the university alliance, called AURORA. The University of Tetova is an associate partner in this prestigious network universities within the Erasmus + program.
The meeting focused on the unveiling of the Capacity Development and Support Program, which aims to reduce disparities between leading countries in the field of research and enhance the positive role of universities in society.
During this virtual meeting, led by Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam in the Netherlands and Palacký University Olomou in the Czech Republic, the Vice-Rector for International Relations, Asst. Prof. Dr. Shefik Shehu, and the Head of the Project Management Office, Mr. Sc. Gjeraqina Leka, presented the networking of the University of Tetova and the social positioning in the Republic of North Macedonia and in the region.
During the joint discussion, were discussed the possibilities of forming special academic teams within each university for the realization of the goals and activities of the project. In this context, Vice- Rector Shehu suggested focusing on expanding cooperation between members of the AURORA network in other areas, including the sub-programs of the Erasmus + platform, a suggestion which was welcomed by other participants as a proper approach toward the strengthening networking and building scientific research capacities in a mutual way.