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Rector Vataj welcomed a delegation from Drake University from the State of Iowa in U.S.A.

04 July 2017

29 June 2017

Rector Vataj welcomed a delegation from Drake University from the State of Iowa in U.S.A.

Prof. Dr. Ramë Vataj Rector of the University “Ukshin Hoti” in Prizren, on Thursday welcomed a delegation from the State of Iowa in the United States of America, respectively from Drake University, Mrs. Janet McMahill-Dean of the University, Mr. Matthew Hayden, Ms. Annique Kiel and President of DMACC Mr. Rob Denson.

Rector Vataj informed guests about the achievements and challenges of the university. He stressed that UPZ has a good establishment since Prizren has a long tradition in higher education and therefore for a relatively short time has become quite attractive by  reaching  about 15,000 number of enrolled students since 2010, since this university commenced its working. Rector Vataj also emphasizes that UPZ, in addition to the Albanian language, teaches Turkish and Bosnian in several programmes. He also pointed out that within the Faculty of Philology there is also the Department of English Language and the Department of German Language. Rector Vataj announced that UPZ is in a mutual cooperation with many universities from Turkey, Europe and America, and that cooperation with the University of Iowa is important and welcomed.  Meanwhile, Prof. Ass. Dr. Sejdi Sejdiu, chief of the English Language Department, presented the achievements and challenges of this department.  But the chief of the German department programme Prof. Ass. Dr. Kimete Canaj, emphasized that the sharing of experiences between the two universities is welcome and UPZ's support in staffing in terms of teaching methodology, etc.

 

Representatives of Drake University, Ms. Jane McMahill-Dean of the University, Mr. Matthew Hayden, Ms. Annique Kiel and the President of DMACC, Mr. Rob Denson, thanked Rector Vataj for the hospitality and got fascinated with the development and diversity that characterizes this university by expressing  openly  the possibility of  further concretization and co-operation between two Universities.

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