From POERUP - Policies for OER Uptake
Jump to: navigation, search


Kosovo is a disputed territory in the Balkans. The majority of its area is governed by the partially-recognised Republic of Kosovo, a self-declared independent state which has de facto control over the territory; with the exceptions of some Serb enclaves. Serbia does not recognise the secession of Kosovo and considers it a United Nations-governed entity within its sovereign territory, the Autonomous Province of Kosovo and Metohija, according to the Constitution of Serbia (2006). Kosovo is landlocked and bordered by the Republic of Macedonia to the south, Albania to the west, the region of Central Serbia to the north and east, and Montenegro to the Northwest. The largest city and the capital of Kosovo is Pristina (alternatively spelled Prishtina or Priština), while other cities include Peć (Peja), Prizren, Đakovica (Gjakova), and Kosovska Mitrovica (Mitrovica). Its population is 1,733,000. After the Kosovo War and the 1999 NATO bombing of Yugoslavia, the territory came under the interim administration of the United Nations Mission in Kosovo (UNMIK), most of whose roles were assumed by the European Union Rule of Law Mission in Kosovo (EULEX) in December 2008. In February 2008, the Assembly of Kosovo declared Kosovo's independence as the Republic of Kosovo. Its independence is recognised by 62 UN member states and the Republic of China (Taiwan). On 8 October 2008, upon request of Serbia, the UN General Assembly adopted a resolution asking the International Court of Justice for an advisory opinion on the issue of Kosovo's declaration of independence.

Further information

For further general information see Wikipedia:Kosovo.

Education in Kosovo

For a general description of education in Kosovo see Education:Kosovo.


For a description more focussed to e-learning see E-learning:Kosovo.

Quality procedures

Internet in Kosovo

Internet in Education

Copyright law in Kosovo

Copyright law in Education

OER Initiatives in Kosovo

National OER initiatives

Regional OER initiatives

Institutional OER initiatives



> Countries

>> Main Page