This brings to a close the first day of EUVALWEB work with Prof. Heliona Miço, which saw an initial meeting with the staff of the Erasmus and International Relations Office of the University of Salerno in which we discussed the possibility of promoting international exchanges and good practices between the universities of Salerno and EPOKA University of Tirana.

As a member also of the External evaluation expert for higher education at the Board of Accreditation and of the Permanent Commission of Quality Assurance at “Epoka” University, Prof. Miço shared her professional experience by pointing out the changes in Albanian legislation to create training courses of excellence in accordance with European Union standards in the adaptation of teaching programmes. Apart from the EUVALWEB Chair Holder, Prof. Teresa Russo, the EUVALWEB Tutors Dr. Stefano Busillo and Dr. Emanuele Vannata, and the Younger Observers’ Supervisor of the EUVALWEB Legal Observatory, Dr. Elisabetta Lambiase, the meeting was attended by Maria Rizzo, Office Manager, Marco Salemme, Responsible of outgoing staff mobility MON-TUE, Silvia Governatori, Responsible of Incoming mobility for studies, cooperation agreements and international degree mobility and Macarena Escobar Fuentes, Responsible of UNISA Scholarship Programme and bilateral agreements.

This was followed by a meeting with Albanian students Andrea Kokomeci and Egla Leci to discuss their degree dissertations respectively on the impact of EU commercial law on Albania’s economic transformation and the evolution of Albanian data protection legislation in comparison to the EU GDPR.

As supervisors of the dissertations of the two Albanian students, Prof. Miço and Prof. Russo discussed the contents of the works in detail, providing hints and suggestions to highlight how Albania is dealing with the adaptation to the EU acquis in these two areas. Also participating in this meeting were Dr. Busillo, Dr. Vannata and Dr. Lambiase, who were involved in peer education activities with two Albanian students supporting them in their scientific research activities .