Modernizing and harmonizing maritime education in Montenegro and Albania - MArED








News & Events

Project Coordinator:

University of Montenegro, Montenegro
Cetinjska br. 2, Podgorica

Contact person:

Prof. dr Danilo Nikolić
University of Montenegro
Maritime Faculty Kotor
Dobrota 36, 85330, Kotor
phone: (+382) 32 303 184



Management Meeting 10 new

1st March 2016

Working Meeting 10 was organized in Portoroz by the Faculty of Maritime Studies and Transport for the purposes of the implementation of WP4. Host and Lead partner ULFPP presented finished activities and future plans in order to implement this workpackage successfully. Second part of the meeting was anticipated for the administrative and management topics.
All consortium partners were participated.

Management Meeting 3

11th December 2015

The final annual meeting was organized in the Split (Croatia) by the University of Split (Faculty for Maritime Studies). The meeting concept includes four sessions for the project Boards representatives. The main project plans, issues and questions were discussed and agreed. The annual report results, budget specifications and expenditures, documentation, implemented activities and achieved outcomes, delays and modifications regarding workplan.
The conclusion of the meeting was "great success compared to the initial state both for PC and EU partners" and "great plans for the last project year and future cooperation on some other projects.

Study visits 3 and 4

21st and 22nd October 2015

The Study visit 3 was oranized in Kotor (Montenegro) by the Coordinator and Study visit 4 meeting was held in Vlore (Albania) by the University of Vlore. The meetings were organized aiming to discuss workplan for the WP4 implementation and presenting activities and foreseen outcomes. The Lead partner proposed working phases and deadlines. Also, the EU maritime academic partners agreed upon the IMO model courses to be accredited by the UoM and UV. The Reports shall be finished until the end of the second project year.

Coordination Meeting

20th May 2015

The project Coordination Meeting was organized at the Faculty of Maritime Studies and Transport in Portorož. The main aim was to discuss current project activities including the preparation of Interim report. The representatives from the host institution as well as UoM and UPC representatives presented achieved results and future project activities.

MOOC/Shooting activities

18th - 22nd May 2015

Second implementation phase of the deliverable 2.5 Preparing e-teaching materials started up on 18th May 2015 at the Maritime Faculty in Kotor. Representatives from the Karl-Franzens-Universitat from Graz will make shooting of practical exercises performed on the simulators. The video materials will be a part of teaching materials used for education of students at the University of Montenegro and University of Vlore.

Meeting of the MArED Industrial Partners

17th - 18th March 2015

Meeting of the project industrial representatives from Montenegro and Albania was held at the Maritime Faculty in Kotor on 17th and 18th March 2015. The main topics of the Agenda were review of the EU Revision Report, discussion about the Implementation plan for the next period and exchange of experiences among partners regarding administrative and management issues.

E-Learning Workshops

24th - 26th February 2015

Three-day course for the Moodle platform usage will be held at the Maritime Faculty Kotor within the project activity 2.5. The moderator of the workshops is PhD Elke Lackner from the Karl-Franzens-Universitat from Graz. The participants are the representatives of the Partner Country HEIs.

Management Meeting 2

10th December 2014, Albania

Final Consortium meeting within the first project year is organized at the Economic Faculty of the Shkodra University. All the project boards are planned to organize sessions in order to present the implemented activities and achieved outcomes.

Training of teaching staff

24th - 28th November 2014, Barcelona

According to the Workpackage 2. training of the teaching staff from the Partner Country HEIs at the Nautical Faculty of UPC in Barcelona. The main objectives are to introduce the participants with the teaching process, teaching aids and the ways of examining students. The participants will also visit the Planetarium, Nautical simulator, DP simulator, Oil cargo simulator as well as at Mechanical workshop.

Global Ports Holding

17th October 2014, Kotor

The leading Turkish ports operator with expanding presence in the world, The Global Ports Holding, will give a presentation and organize interviews for recruiting high-quality maritime staff at the Maritime Faculty in Kotor.

Princess Cruises Company

14th - 15th October 2014, Kotor

One of the best-known names in cruising, Princess Cruises Company, became one of the most important industrial partners of the Maritime Faculty Kotor in 2014. As the result of this cooperation, Princess Cruises organized a two-day recruitment programme for the graduated students of the Maritime Faculty and other interested Montenegrin seafarers.

Representatives of the Maritime Faculty Kotor

19th September 2014, Kotor

The representatives of the Maritime Faculty Kotor promoted the MArED project at the main parking area in Kotor, in the immediate vicinity of the Old Town and Port of Kotor. The Parking Day was organized by NGO Expeditio on 19th September aiming to promote the project idea and its main objectives, as well as to enable the students perform their professional skills.

Working Meeting 4

17td September 2014, Barcelona, Spain

This Working Meeting was organized at the host institution Universitat Politechnica de Catalunya - Nautical Faculty in Barcelona (Spain).
This Meeting is organized as the final working meeting within Workpackage 1 - Revision of the existing and development of the new study programmes, where the PCs Universities present implemented project activities and achieved outcomes. Furthermore, the future project activities and responsibilities of the all project partners are presented by the Project Coordinator.
All Consortium members representatives are participating at the Meeting.

Working Meeting 3

3rd July 2014, Vlore, Albania

This working meeting is organized in Hotel Partner (Vlore, Albania). University of Vlore is the host institution and academic partners from Albania, Montenegro, Croatia, Romania and Spain are participating.

3rd Mediterranean Conference on Embedded Computing, MECO 2014

15/06/2014 - 19/06/2014, Budva, Montenegro

It is an International Scientific Forum aimed to present and discuss the leading achievements in the modeling, analysis, design, validation and application of embedded computing systems. The third day of the Conference is predicted for dissemination of projects, including MArED Tempus project

Representatives of Martiime Faculty Kotor


The representatives of the Maritime Faculty Kotor successfully implemented one month promotional programme which anticipated visits to the high-schools from Montenegro and surrounding countries.

Working Meeting 2 is organized in Solin (Croatia)


Working Meeting 2 is organized in Solin (Croatia). Faculty of Maritime Studies from Split, as the lead partner on Workpackage 1, is the host institution. Academic partners from Montenegro, Albania, Slovenia and Spain are participating at the meeting.

Minutes of the Kick-off Meeting


Minutes of the Kick-off Meeting

Project Kick-Off Meeting was organized on 21st-22st of February 2014 in Kotor (Montenegro)


Representatives of the project PC and EU partner institutions (from Albania, Croatia, Slovenia, Romania and Spain) participated in the Meeting.
Presentation Prof. dr Danilo Nikolic - General Overview of Project

Video 1 Video 2

Project Kick-Off Meeting

21/02 - 22/02/2014

Day one: Hotel Cattaro
Day two: Maritime faculty Kotor

Kick-off Meeting Agenda

Tempus Project Representatives Meeting in Brussels.

10/02 - 11/02/2014

Grand Agreement was signed by the Legal Representatives of the Project Coordinator and the Educational, Audiovisual and Cultural Executive Agency on 09/12/2014.


Project started-up on 01/12/2013 and shall end on 30/11/2016.






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