In the framework of the EU Twinning Project MK 13 IPA SO 01 16 R “Developing cooperation between higher education institutions, the private sector and relevant public bodies” coordinated by the Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Macedonia, Ministry of Higher Education and Research of France and Northern Ireland, Secretary General of IBU, Mr. Visar Ramadani participated in a study visit in Northern Ireland in the period 26 March – 1 April 2017.

The delegation including representatives of universities and Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Macedonia visited several public institutions, chambers of commerce, universities and companies, among which the Ministry for the Economy of Northern Ireland, Queen’s University Belfast, Ulster University, Metropolitan College of Belfast and University of Glasgow, Deloitte, Catalyst Inc., etc. The aim of the visit was to learn more about the functioning of career centers, alumni associations, cooperation between governmental bodies, universities and private sector, organization of curricula in compliance with the needs of the labor market, etc.