Lumnije Kqiku MD, DDS, Ph.D., Vice-President of the Kosova College of Surgeons for Europe, graduated from the Faculty of Medicine, Department of Dentistry, at the University of Pristina. She nostrified her diploma at the Medical University of Graz (Austria), to complete her doctorate in 2004.
Dr. Kqiku is the Academic Lecturer and Head of the Special Clinic of Endodontics and Dental Traumatology in the University Dental Clinic Graz as well as Deputy Speaker for Doctoral Studies in the Dentistry section and coordinator for Central European Exchange Program for University Studies.
She is academic lecturer for students of General Medicine, Dentistry, and postgraduate studies. She is Certified (specialist) in the field of Endodontics and Dental Traumatology from the University of Prishtina / Kosova and Medical University of Graz, Austria.
Previous academic (scientific researcher) positions include the Faculty of Dentistry at the University of Zagreb (2007) and the Medical University of Tübingen, Germany/ Prof.C. Löst, past President of European Society of Endodontology (2010). Since 2018, she held the academic position of Univ. Doz. Dr.med.dent at the Medical University of Graz, Austria.
Dr. Kqiku is the embodiment of the academic endodontist and traumatologist, an avid researcher and endodontic educator with international and global interests. Her clinical and research interests are complex dental trauma, modern endodontics, and general dentistry.
She is the author and co-author of numerous professional scientific peer-reviewed publications in such area. She is the first woman from Kosova and Albania who in 2011 entered the most prestigious encyclopedic book in the world “Who’s Who in the World”, book that publishes the biographies of people who stand out for their achievements and extraordinary careers.
Dr. Kqiku has received many research awards and has been invited to many countries where she has held numerous “keynote” lectures as a national international speaker and served as an expert in endodontics and dental traumatology. She is a member of many local and international dental associations, as well as a reviewer and serves on the editorial boards of many international peer-review journals scientific journals.
Also, she is the Vice President of the Austrian Dental Traumatology, Vice-President of the Kosova College of Surgeons for Europe, President of the Committee for International Relations of the Kosova College of Surgeons, as well as a member of the International Board of scientific journal Kosova Journal of Surgery.
On April, 2023, Dr. Kqiku has been honored with the “Honorary personality with gold medal” Award from the City of Graz Austria.