The AII/EUSAIR Albanian one-year Chairmanship Programme (1 June 2021-31 May 2022) has been formally adopted by the Committee of Senior Officials held on October 18th.

On July 6th 2021, AII Secretary General and President of the AII-PS Foundation, Amb. Giovanni Castellaneta, and Marche Polytechnic University Rector, Prof. Gian Luca Gregori, signed a Memorandum of Understanding in order to strengthen the collaboration between the two institutions for the development of new scientific teaching activities on issues relating to European integration.

Within this framework the Adriatic Ionian Initiative Permanent Secretariat offers 10 two-year scholarships, financed by the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, which will be granted to students coming from the Adriatic-Ionian region and the Western Balkans for enrolment in one of the four master's degree courses taught in English at the Marche Polytechnic University (International Economics and Commerce, Biomedical Engineering, Environmental Engineering and Food and Beverage Innovation and Management).

Each scholarship amounts to € 6.000,00, gross of all charges for the beneficiary’s account.

The deadline for the submission of the applications is set on 8 November 2021 at 13.00 a.m. CET.

Applications shall be submitted by accessing the online admission procedure under “International - Opportunities for international students – Scholarships for international students” at the following link:

Please find here the call for applications:

Further information can be found at the following link:

The European Week of Regions and Cities (#EURegionsWeek) is the biggest annual Brussels-based event dedicated to cohesion policy which takes place on 11-14 October 2021.

We are glad to announce the launch of the 2nd edition of the Call for Ideas and Award Competition “IMAGINE” Active Young Citizens for Sustainable Development in Central European Initiative and Adriatic Ionian Initiative designed to stimulate the engagement of youth in the Central European Initiative and the Adriatic Ionian Initiative regions in the framework of the United Nations Agenda 2030for Sustainable Development.

L’Albania tra passato e presente e le sue relazioni con l’Italia. La XV edizione di Adriatico Mediterraneo Festival, dal 18 al 22 agosto ad Ancona, è un invito a conoscere questo straordinario paese, testimone negli ultimi cinquant’anni di un’evoluzione e mutamenti sociali e storici rilevanti. E lo fa nell’anno in cui l’Albania è alla presidenza di turno dell’Iniziativa Adriatico Ionica / EUSAIR.