Regional Cluster Meeting

Representatives of Hurbe project consortium participated in a Regional Cluster Meeting in Durres, Albania​. The meeting was organized by the National Erasmus+ Office Albania and the European Commission, Education Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency.

The topic of the meeting is "Capacity Building in Higher Education projects’ impact in the Western Balkans".

The participants shared information about the ongoing projects, problems, experiences and challenges. The second day of the meeting was dedicated to the future EU funded regional cooperation in education.

Specific Objectives

- Analysis and introduction of credit transfer.

- Integrate innovative educational approaches by focusing on decisive content

- Develop new courses in the field of Healthy Urban Environment

- Upgrade HEIs facilities (laboratories) to enhance relevance with labour market and society.

- Increase cooperation and exchange between academic staff, students and policymakers.

Work Packages

WP1. Startup: needs on degree programmes and credit transfer (Lead Partner: University of Zagreb, Faculty of Architecture)

WP2. Training of Trainers on Healthy Urban Environment (Lead Partner: University of Sarajevo)

WP3. Permanent laboratories (Lead Partner: University of Zagreb, Faculty of Architecture)

WP4. Educational modules on Healthy Urban Environment (Lead Partner: University of Architecture, Civil Engineering and Geodesy, Bulgaria)

WP5. Quality Assurance, monitoring service and Sustainability (Lead Partner: Sapienza University of Rome)

WP6. Dissemination and exploitation (Lead Partner: Dzemal Bijedic University of Mostar)

WP7. Management of project activities (Lead Partner: Sapienza University of Rome)


- Seminars for academic curricula comparison and credit transfer
- Seminars for trainers on the topic of Healthy Urban Environment.
- Educational MOOC (Massive Open Online Course) module and an elective course.
- Internships in laboratories for development of services to stakeholders and society.
- Dynamic website and social network.
- ‘International Conference HURBE’ to share best practices, projects and experiences.