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Senate

Rector

Prof. asoc. Dr. Samedin Krrabaj, – acting,

Vice Rector for Budget, Finance and Infrastructure:

Prof. Ass. Dr. Dardan Vuniqi,- acting.

Vice Rector for Teaching, Students’ Issue and Scientific Researches:

Prof. Ass. Dr. Albana Plakiqi,-  acting,

Vice Rector for International Cooperation and Quality Assurance:

Prof. Ass. Dr. Arsim Susuri, – acting

Faculty of Economics

Prof. asoc. Dr. Halil Kukaj

Faculty of Computer Science

Prof. ass. Dr. Zihrije Hasani,-  acting,

Faculty of Law

Prof. asoc. Dr. Kadri Kryeziu, – acting

Faculty of Education

Prof. asoc. Dr. Vedat Bajrami, – acting

Faculty of Life and Environmental Sciences

Prof. asoc. Dr. Isuf Lushi

Faculty of Philology

Prof. asoc. dr. Flamur Shala, – acting

 

Secretary General, ex officio;

Nexhmedin Krasniqi – acting

Member

Prof. asoc. dr. Muharrem Faiku

Prof. ass. dr. Bajram Çupi

Prof. asoc. dr. Izer Maksuti

Ass. msc. Liridon Buqaj

Administration representative, member

President of the students’ parliament, ex officio member

Fatlind Tredhaku

Students’ Parliament, members

Rinor Avdullahu

Shaqire Elshani

 

 

    1. By virtue of the UPZ Statute (Article 47) the duties and responsibilities of the Senate are as follows:

Subject to the overall responsibility of the Board and by the Rector and Vice-Rector, the Senate is responsible for:
1.1. General academic issues related to research, scholarships, teaching and courses at the University, including:
1.2. Criteria for admission of students;
1.3. Teachers selection (academic staff);
1.4. Politics and procedures for assessment and examination to determine the academic performance of students;
1.5. Curriculum content;
1.6. Providing lifelong learning;
1.7. Academic standards, validation and review of courses;
1.8. Quality assurance and assessment;
1.9. The procedure for the award of qualifications and honorary academic titles;
Procedure for dismissal of students due to violation of legal provisions.
Develop a strategy for the academic activities of the University and the resources needed to support them and providing advice to the Rector and the Board.
Development of defence policy intellectual property of the University and its commercial exploitation.
Provide advice on other issues that may Steering Council or Rector require by the Senate.

Duties of the Senate are as follows:

1.1. to approve the Statute of the University, proposed by the Steering Council;
1.2. elect the members of the Board who are proposed by the University;
1.3. 1.3. elect Deans and Vice Deans’ according by the proposal of the Council of the respective academic units;
1.4. 1.4. to dismiss Deans and Vice Deans’ according to the procedure established by this Constitution;
1.5. 1.5. to issue decisions on admission and termination of academic units;
1.6. 1.6. propose other changes in status for approval by the Governing Council.
1.7. 1.7. approve the study programs of academic units;
1.8. 1.8. develop strategies for academic development of the University;
1.9. 1.9. the general regulations for the areas of educational, scientific and artistic;
1.10. 1:10. to establish procedures and criteria for the evaluation of teaching, research and artistic work;

1.11. 1:11. to propose criteria for the enrolment of students, in accordance with this Statute and the Law on Higher Education;
1.12. 1:12. to determine the criteria for dismissal of students;
1.13. 1:13. define academic standards for lectures and teaching quality assurance in accordance with this Statute;
1.14. 1:14. establish the criteria for examination;
1.15. 1:15. determine the content of all academic records and documentation in accordance with this Statute;
1.16. 1:16. establish the procedure for assessment of academic staff in accordance with this Statute;
1.17. 1:17. elect the members of all committees and commissions established by the Senate;
1.18. 1:18. to take final decisions taking into account the objections made by councils of academic units;
1.19. 1:19. decide to award the title of Dr. Honoris Causa;
1.20. 1:20. decide on awarding the title of Professor Emeritus by the provisions of this Statute;
1.21. 1:21. decide to award the title of Honorary Member of the University;
1.22. 1:22. examine issues on the request of the Board or Rector;
1.23. 1:23. examine issues on the request of the student parliament;
1.24. 1:24. issued Rules of Procedure of the Senate;
1.25. 1:25. to review with other issues as determined by this Statute or at the request of the Steering Council, the Rector, faculty councils or the Student Parliament.

Article 49

1. The Senate may establish temporary committees or commissions to advise it on specific aspects of its work.
2. The Senate has a permanent committee, called the Committee of studies under the provisions of this Statute