The Jean Monnet Programme was launched in 1989 with the aim of facilitating the introduction of European integration studies in universities.

The programme takes the name of Jean Monnet (1888-1979), one of the ‘architects’ of the European Union.

Jean Monnet Chair is a teaching post with a specialization in European integration studies
Professor Gazmend QORRAJ at University of Prishtina is the first Jean Monnet Chair Holder in Kosovo. This award is the greatest academic recognition that an EU scholar can achieve.