Statement of Solidarity with University Students in Albania

Statement of Solidarity with University Students in Albania

The Harvard College Albanian Students Association is writing to express its solidarity with university students in Albania who are protesting in order to improve a broken education system. In a letter addressed to the Parliament, the Prime Minister, the Minister of Education and all public universities, the students’ demands are: Increasing the budget by 5% of GDP in order to allow the study fee to be halved for each level of study, improvement of teaching and infrastructure, and boarding. Transparency with the budget from the Ministry of Education, Sports and Youth and HEIs; publication of all online expenses. Increase from 10% to 50% of the total student vote to elect the candidates for the dean, rector and each faculty to have a student representative in the academic senate. Review of…
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