Hykmete Bajrami

Minister of Education, Science, Technology and Innovation

Hykmete N. Bajrami, is appointed Minister in the Ministry of Education, Science, Technology and Innovation on February 3rd, 2020. From 2014 until 2017 she has served as Minister of Trade and Industry.

In 2010 Mrs. Bajrami was elected as MP of LDK at the Assembly of the Republic of Kosova in four legislations. During the engagement as MP, Mrs. Bajrami has been member of several Parliamentary Commissions, such as: Commission for Budget and Finance and Commission for Economic Development, Infrastructure, Trade, industry and Regional Development.

Since 2007, Mrs. Bajrami was an active part of the Council of Experts of the Democratic League of Kosovo, where the main focus of her contribution was on economic issues. Mrs. Bajrami has many years of experience in important international and local organizations and institutions. From 2000-2002 she worked in the Department of Trade and Industry - Pillar IV of the EU / UNMIK. Then, during the period 2003-2007, she worked at the Kosova Trust Agency, to continue at the Swedish International Development and Cooperation Agency, until 2009. In 2010, Mrs. Bajrami has been adviser of the World Bank for the Ministry of Trade and Industry.

Mrs. Bajrami completed basic studies in 2000 at the Economics Faculty, University of Prishtina, Department of Management and Informatics, where she was a scholarship holder of the "Xhavit Ahmeti" Foundation and was given the award "Distinguished Student" by the University of Prishtina. She completed her Master Degree at Staffordshire University, England, in 2003 as scholarship holder of the OSI-FCO-Staffordshire University. In 2011, she completed her doctoral studies at the University of Prishtina, Economics Faculty.

Mrs. Bajrami has been an active part of the academic staff of the Economics Faculty at the University of Prishtina since 2004. She is the author of several academic papers and scientific articles published in various international journals.

Mrs. Bajrami is married and she is mother of two daughters.