Alban Tartari

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Alban Tartari has been working for 22 years in the field of active journalism, public relations, corporate management, and lecturing in the universities. He is graduated from the University of Ankara – Turkey, Journalism branch. He holds a MA degree in Political Science and International Relations, and a Ph.D. degree on Journalism and Mass Communication from the University of Tirana, Department of Journalism and Communication. Also, he holds a post-graduate certificate from the Council of Europe, Albanian School of Political Studies. In 2021 he was awarded with the academic title of Associate Professor from the University of Tirana.

Mr. Tartari has been working between the years 2000-2003 as the correspondent for Turkey of the biggest Albanian newspaper at that time Koha Jone. At the same time, he contributed to the Albanian-American newspaper Illyria, published in New York City. Between the years 2003-2008 he worked as a reporter, journalist and deputy editor-in-chief at the Albanian Public Radio and TV, RTSH. Starting from the 2008 and until September 2016, he was engaged as PR and Institutional Relations Director of the national telecommunication corporation of Albania, ALBtelecom and Eagle Mobile. From 2017 to 2018 he works as Public Relations Coordinator at the Western Balkans Fund, a regional body established by six ministries of foreign affairs of Western Balkans 6. From 2018 to 2022, Mr. Tartari was engaged as Programme Officer of the Panoramed Project (Interreg MED) at the Ministry for Europe and Foreign Affairs of Albania. In this project he worked with 12 European Mediterranean countries, from Portugal to Cyprus. 

Currently, he is engaged as a full time lecturer and researcher at the University of Tirana, Department of Journalism and Communication on courses like Public Relations, Press Office, Organizational Communication and Leadership, MoJo, Online PR, TV and technology etc. Prof. Tartari is an expert in Public Relations and has published a book and many articles in this field. He has a special interest in writing and translating poetry and has made some publications. Also, he is a columnist in Albanian press of Albania, Kosovo, and North Macedonia on different topics.

He speaks Albanian, English, Turkish and Italian.

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Prof. Tartari has visited Engage and Université Saint-Louis – Bruxelles in the context of the International Staff Week from 13 to 17 March 2023.