Head of Department

Dr. Skender Bruçaj is lecturer at Faculty of Humanities and Law, University College Beder. His work has focused on teaching and research on topics related to religion, education, dialogue and peace studies. He is a Fulbright Visiting Scholar at the Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Center for Muslim-Christian Understanding, Georgetown University and International Fellow at The King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz International Centre for Interreligious and Intercultural Dialogue (KAICIID) in Lisbon.

Dr. Bruçaj is part of the European Union (EU) network on Global Exchange on Religion in Society (GERIS). He has participated and contributed to dozens of conferences on education, freedom of religion, tolerance and interfaith dialogue, and violent extremism. He served as chairman of the Albanian Muslim Community for the 2014-2019 period. During those years he supervised national projects on encountering violent extremism and promoting active citizenship of Muslims in society.

He is a member of the Supreme Council of the Muslim World League, Member of assembly of the Muslim - Jewish Leadership Council, and co- founder of Institute for Religion, Dialogue and Democracy. Bruçaj is fluent in English, Turkish and Italian.


Department Secretary

Elida Mehalla