SCiDEV co-organized an online national meeting on the European Social Survey in Albania. During the Online National Meeting representatives from the Albanian Higher Education ecosystem and relevant Agencies were introduced to the Western Balkans European Social Survey Regional Network, its members and benefits of engagement, as well as ESS and the work conducted under the survey. 

The panel, composed of Mr. Nenad Celarevic, WBESS; Ms. Mirela Muça, National Agency for Scientific Research and Innovation; Mr. Alban Nelaj, National Coordinator for ESS Round 6 and Round 9; Ms. Alma Kondi, National Institute of Statistics INSTAT; and Dr. Teuta Xhindi, Mediterranean University of Albania, discussed the importance participating in such a survey, as well as the challenges in preparation for the potential participation in the upcoming 10th round. 

Read the contribution of Dr. Teuta Xhindi on the importance of ESS, and some small findings from data generated during ESS Round 6 in the country here.

The Western Balkans European Social Survey Regional Network aims to increase participation of the Western Balkan countries in ESS Round 10. It is convened by the Institute for Social Science in Belgrade for promoting the European Social Survey in the Western Balkans as part of the SUSTAIN II project. 

SUSTAIN II is a Horizon 2020 project funded from the European Commission and led by the European Social Survey (ESS) from January 2020 until December 2022.

SCiDEV is a member of the Western Balkans Social Survey Regional Network.