Project KHE-STO


Duration: 2013 - 2015


Technical Description: KHE-STO (Know-How for Sustanible Transportation Enhancement Organization) aims to increase the knowledge on sustainable transport during environmental crises and improve public transportation with Information Technology (ICT) instruments. Apart from the Polytechnic University of Tirana, Albanian project involves two NGOs: Albanian Center for Sustainable Development and the National Center for Environmental Movement, with coordinator the University of L'Aquila Italy.

List: European and National Projects - 2008 - 2015 onwards

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Institute of Geo-sciences and Energy, Water and Environment

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Director: Prof.Asc. Fatos Hoxhaj

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 The mission of the Institute of Geosciences and Energy, Water and Environment, (IGEWE) is:

  1. Basic, Applied and Scientific Research
  2. Deep University Education for the Students and scientists;
  3. Services to third parties in the field of Seismology, and Transfer of Knowledge and Technologies, in the areas of Seismology, Natural Resources, Geo-risks, Geo-engineering and Geo-information.
  4. Services to third parties and transfer of knowledge and technology in the field of energy, water, environment and climate

Main duties of IGEWE:

  1. Estimation of natural energy potentials and especially, the forms of renewable energy;
  2. Estimation of energy transforming capacities, environmental impact and drafting of national programs for gas release (Kioto Protocol).
  3. Prediction of atmospheric processes and phenomena of weather and climate, as well as extraordinary atmospheric phenomena.
  4. Examination of the environment situation and the tendencies of its polution;
  5. Examination of the water assets for the hydroenergety, hydrotechnics and waterfront works of high risks and environmental impact.
  6. University education, especially in the Second and Third Cycle of Studies, and scientific qualification of young researchers.


  1. Department of Geo-Resources and Geo-Environment;  
  2. Department of Regional  and Engineering Geophysics; 
  3. Department of Seismology; 
  4. Department of Water Economy and Renewable Energy; 
  5. Department of Climate and Environment.
Fracophone Digital Campus

Francophone Digital Campus of Tirana offers:
* Space to work (can consult published books)
* Subscribe to several databases related to scientific and technical information
* To assist in local or international scientific conferences through vizio conferences system

* To order articles or theses via the INIST
* To follow a remote master and can take part in training organized by this center.