Vetting of University Professors, new law provides high fines for plagiarism and forgery

02/01/2019 21:05

The protest of Albania students caused the Minister of Education to be fired.

Despite being removed against her will, Nikolla drafted the final law that included one of the requests brought by students: vetting of professors and scientific grades.

This includes the Code of Ethics for Integrity and Scientific Research in the republic of Albania.

Top Channel has revealed the final draft of the Ministry of Education, which foresees the verification of academic titles and scientific grades given by the university, punishing plagiarism with very serious fines.

Article 20 of the draft-law focuses on violations such as: 1) plagiarism; 2)falsification;  3)forgery; 4) accepting or presenting works at a non-competent or unauthorized institution.

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