Brikena Smajli, (Ph.D. in literary studies) is lecturer at Department of Human Sciences and Communication at European University of Tirana, Albania. She has got her PhD on literary studies in comparative literature by CAS (Centre for Albanian Studies) with the research study: Mythical Symbols of creation and quest: Albanian poetry and European poetry. She has over 20 years of teaching experience, 10th of which belong to university lecturing at Bedër University College and, finally, at the European University of Tirana. Thanks to the exchange programs she gave the lectures in Sakarya University, Turkey and University of Valladolid, Spain. She has published scientific articles in renowned scientific journals, as well as referred to international conferences in different countries such as Italy, Slovenia, Monte Negro, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Serbia, North Macedonia, Kosovë etc. She is the author of the study book: Mythical Symbolism of Creation and Quest; Albanian Poetry- European Poetry, published by UET Press, 2019. Email: brikenasmajli@gmail.com