Leonora Haxhiu

Teaching Assistant in Planning


Faculty of Planning, Environment and Urban Management


Leonora Haxhiu is currently engaged as a laboratory assistant assisting the teaching process at the Faculty of Planning, Environment and Urban Management, Department of Urban Planning and Management.
She graduated from the Bachelor (2013-2016) and Master (2016-2018) programs in Geoinformatics Engineering at the Polytechnic University of Tirana. He is also continuing his Master of Science studies in Computer Science at Polis University.
Leonora has previous work experience in the field of GIS systems, having been engaged as a GIS Specialist in several long-term projects such as: the General Local Plan of the Municipality of Dropull, Spatial Analysis based on GIS of accidents in the city of Tirana as well as Design and Data Modeling by means of GIS of the Optical Fiber system in the city of Tirana and Lezha.
After completing her scientific training, she intends to delve into scientific and doctoral research on the relationship between GIS and territorial planning. Fields of interest and scientific research include: Geospatial technologies and their application in urban planning/ MCA analyses/ CyberGIS/ Spatial Data Science/ etc.


GIS, Mapping and Spatial Analysis – University of Toronto
Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Specialization – UC Davis, California
Cartography – Enviromental Scientific Research Institute (ESRI)
Analyzing spatial patterns of noise in urban areas by mapping – University of Tirana
Going Places with Spatial Analysis– Enviromental Scientific Research Institute (ESRI)
Spatial Data Science – Enviromental Scientific Research Institute (ESRI)
Spatial Data Science and Aplications–  Yonsei University
Maps and Geospatial Revolution – PennState University
Getting started with CyberGIS – Illinois University


 HAXHIU L. KORANCE. F (2023) A GIS-based analysis of the urban green space accessibility of Tirana, Albania. Case Study: Administrative Area No.6 (in the process of publication).

MALAJ S. HAXHIU L. (2022) CAM and last chance for suburbia, towards a sustainable transportation system in Tirana. (in the process of publication).

REMBECI,G, REKA.A, HAXHIU.L, (2023) Migration Movement as a driving force to the growth of city’s urbanization in Tirana, Albania (in the process of publication).

KORANCE. F, HAXHIU L (2023) Re-inventing through re-finding. Riparian agriculture for environmental system revitalization marking a new identity for lower shrinkage and isolation in Finiq.