Prishtina, Kosova, March 12-25, 2001

The Graduate Studies Course in Public Administration and Local Governance was  organized by the Albanian Political Science Association (ALPSA). Cooperating and advising partner was the Association of Kosova Lawyers. It took place in Prishtina, Kosova, on March 12-25, 2001.
The program comprised of two courses: Theories and Practices of Public Administration, and Principles of Local Governance. It accepted 25 participants from Kosova and Albania. The language of instruction was English. 

Both courses were taught by renown international scholars in the pertinent fields.

Objectives of the Course

The main objective of the program was to promote contemporary scholarly approaches and professional studies and research in these specific fields of public administration among top students and young professionals; set the background for curricula development at the University of Prishtina; introduce new fields and methods of study; familiarize participants with contemporary western and Anglo-Saxon literature in these subjects; and contribute to young faculty development in Kosova. Successful realization of these objectives was achieved through close co-operation with the departments and programs of social sciences of universities in Kosova; western resource persons who teach in the graduate course, and the young Kosovar political scientists.

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