- 18/10/2019

The first week of the academic year 2019-2020 was concepted as the week of welcoming and integration for the first-year students. Under the concept of triple helix, on this week were organized different activities focused on education, communication with stakeholder businesses, researchers and partners from international universities.

In the framework of this week were organized open lectures by honored professors and distinguished representatives in the field of Engineering and Economy.

During this week were organized lots of activities dedicated to students of CIT based on the agenda below:

On the first day, Canadian Institute of Technology was glad to welcome the first-year students who have choose to continue their university studies at CIT and have back all the second and third year students to continue their academic journey.

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Reis Mulita – Rector of CIT, welcomed all the students and wished a successful academic year.

“Based on the values and great reputation of CIT, we aim to enhance CIT in a reference institution in the country and region. This goal will be achieved through a strategic project which includes academic activities, scientific research and CIT’s internationalization” was the message delivered by the Rector, for the new academic year.

A welcome speech was hold by the Assoc. Prof. Dr Aleksandër Biberaj – Dean of the Engineering Faculty, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Vasil Qano – Dean of the Economy Faculty and Mr. Ilir Çekiri – Administrator of CIT. Prof. Dr. Gazmed Pula – professor at Prishtina University and PhD. Florije Ismaili – pedagogue at South East European University honored us with their presence.

Prof. Dr. Gazmend Pula expressed his willing and engagement to be lecturer at CIT, also to encourage and promote collaboration with different actors and academics in Prishtina / Kosovo.

PhD. Ismaili during her speech confirmed that SEEU and CIT are working on singing an memorandum of understanding between the institutions for joined studies, exchange staff and students, EU projects to conclude with joined programs in every education cycle that SEEU offers.

Both distinguished guest from regional universities expressed their trust that the collaboration with CIT will promote projects in region – Western Balkan.

On second days, we were honored to have Mr. John Tizard as our guest speaker from UK.

Mr. Tizard is an Independent Strategic Management Advisor and expert in the governing field, public funds and PPP. His approach is “collaborating and challenging for excellence”.

With his international experience by Mr. Tizard hold the topic: “Democracy empowering citizens and communities: The contribution of public services, politics and especially technology”.

During the week, Mr. Tizard hold lectures about Strategic Management and Governing Policies for the second-year students of Software Engineering and Computer Engineering & IT.

Third day was composed by the presentation of Prof. Nicolo Leotta – professor at the CIELS University in Milano and Prof. Petraq Papajorgji – professor at Faculty of Engineering, CIT.

The distinguished Prof. Leotta presented the collaboration between CIELS University and CIT on Tourism Information Technology project for airlines, destination and sport events for the Expo 2020 Dubai

“Model Driven Development: A New Software Development Paradigm” was the topic hold by Prof. Papajorgji.

Mr. Giuseppe Bottini was our special Guest Speaker on the fourth day.

Mr. Bottini is the representative of PTM Digital Company, Mantova / Italy, an Industrial Showcase of how digital has disrupted the interaction between business and consumer.”

During his speech, Mr. Bottini presented the great opportunity, that PTM Digital Company will offer to 10 of CIT students for training, internship, professional practice and employment.

During this week, was presented the philosophy of CIT to realize the objectives and study programs in auditor, education and professional trainings in partnership with businesses that are well know in the area for the internationalization of CIT.

Also, this week has been started the negotiations for singing the memorandum of understanding with Accounting Office and International Chamber of Commerce in Albania (ICC).