Dr. Islam Jusufi, 
Head, Department of Political Science and International Relations 
Epoka University, 
Tirana, Albania.

Address: Rruga Tiranë-Rinas, Km 12, 1039, Tirana/Albania
Phone: +355 4 22 32 086
Fax: +355 4 22 22 177
E-mail: ijusufi@epoka.edu.al 
Web: http://www.epoka.edu.al
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Biography: Islam Jusufi is Lecturer and Head of the Department of Political Sciences and International Relations at Epoka University, Tirana, Albania. Studied Politics at University of Sheffield and International Relations at Universities of Amsterdam, Bilkent and Ankara. He held fellowships at the Wilson Centre, Washington DC; EU Institute for Security Studies, Paris; ERSTE Stiftung, Vienna; UNESCO, Paris; Centre for Policy Studies, Budapest; and NATO, Brussels. His research interests relate to international, European and Balkan politics and security studies. He is appointed as alternate of the Group of Independent Experts on the European Charter of Local Self-Government in the Council of Europe.