Afrim Hoti earned his BA degree at Pristine University in 2001 and later on master degree (M.A. 2002) at the University of Sarajevo/Bologna on Human Rights and Democratization in South East Europe, a program supported by Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and European Commission. He finished his PhD studies (2013) at the University of Hamburg/Sofia, on the Globalisation as Factor of Security. Mr. Hoti has worked so far in different academic institutions in Kosovo but also other national and international institutions just like Advisor at the Kosovo Parliament, Government as well as Special Chamber of the Kosovo Supreme Court. He was continuously involved in different international projects with European Union, USAID, UNDP and so on. He is lecturing at Pristine University since 2004. Served as Head of the Department of Political Sciences/Pristine University, than shortly as vice dean for scientific issues at the Faculty of Philosophy and finally as vice rector for international cooperation at Pristine University where he led many EU projects with different universities. Teaches at international programs (Peace and Conflict Studies in the Balkans: Serbia, Bosnia and Kosovo, SIT Study Abroad, A Program of World Learning - University of Vermont, USA) and European Master Program on Democratization and Human Rights in South East Europe. University of Sarajevo/Bologna. Many other international academic exchanges worlwide.
He published a book, a monography and many articles at diferent international journals.
Afrim Hoti, Arton Musliu. “Parimi i vetëvendosjes dhe evoluimi i tij në të drejtën ndërkombëtare. 2015. Pristina
Afrim Hoti, Igor Kosir. “European Perspective of the Western Balkan Countries I. 2016. Pristina
Afrim Hoti. Dren Gerguri. “The Copenhagen Political Criteria for Accession to the EU: The Kosovo Case”. Teoria in Praksa. 6/2017, Volume 54, pg. 1008-1022. 2017. https://www.fdv.uni-lj.si/docs/default-source/tip/k%C3%B6benhavenska-politi%C4%8Dna-merila-za-pridru%C5%BEitev-eu-primer-kosova.pdf?sfvrsn=0
Afrim Hoti. Dren Gerguri. “MEDIA FREEDOM - A challenge of Kosovo into the European integration process”. EUROPOLITY – Continuity and Change in European Governance. Volume 9, Nr 2, pg. 29-46, 2015. http://europolity.eu/wp-content/uploads/2015/12/Vol.-9.-No.-2.-2015_29-46.pdf
Nuhi Osmani. Afrim Hoti. “Extradition – EU, Kosovo and Albania Regulatory Framework”. Trakya University Journal of Social Sciences. Vellimi 20, nr 1, page 217-237. 2018. https://sbedergi-en.trakya.edu.tr
Afrim Hoti. Kosova in former Yugoslavia and its way to EU integration: Perspectives and challenges. Pristina. 2016
Afrim Hoti. “Political and Economic Sustainability of a New Born State”. Journal of East European and Asian Studies. Volume 6, Nr 1. Page 93-107. 2015.
Afrim Hoti. “Kosovo’s Aproach toward membership on International Organizations. Journal of East European and Asian Studies. Volume 5, Nr 2, page 55-66. 2014.