Kristal University

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Kristal University
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Motto Crystallize Your Future
Established 2005
Type Private University
President Ahmet Muçaj
Vice-president Genci Muçaj
Rector Prof. Dr. Marenglen Spiro
Location Tirana, Korça, Fier and Kukes
Campus Tirana, Korça, Fier
Website http://www.kristal.edu.al

Kristal University is an Albanian privately owned University. It has been established in 2005 with decision no. 761 of the Council of Ministers of the Republic of Albania and licensed by the Ministry of Education and Science.[1]

Kristal University has four campusesTirana, Korça, Fier and Kukes – and has six faculties with 19 programs of study. Academic programs are based on the Bologna Declaration and are divided into electives and mandatory subjects according to the 3+2 and 5-year (integrated) systems.

Campuses[edit]

The Tirana campus is located in a fast developing area about 3 km away from the center of Tirana. Study and research areas are built with high standards and the campus offers many facilities and services, such as a library, restaurant, free transportation, accommodation, etc.

The Fier campus is located in the center of the city. There are two faculties present at the Fier campus: Faculty of Political Sciences and Faculty of Business Administration. Students attending this campus come from Vlora, Lushnja, Fier and other regions.

The Korça campus is located just outside the city. The campus has two faculties: Faculty of Law and the Faculty of Nursing. Students who attend this campus come from Korça, Pogradec, Erseka, Çorovoda, Skrapari, Përmeti, Gjirokastra and other regions.

Academic programs[edit]

Kristal University offers 19 programs of study and the possibility to earn a First-Level Diploma (DNP), Second-Level Diploma (DND) and Second-Level Integrated Diploma (DIND) in six faculties.

The Faculty of Medical Sciences offers programs of study (DIND) in Pharmacy and Dentistry.

The Faculty of Electronics offers programs of study (DNP) in Electronics, Computer Sciences and Information Technology.

The Faculty of Economics offers programs of study (DNP) in Business Administration and Finance.


The Faculty of Law offers programs of study (DNP) and (DND) in Law.

Rectorate and Deans[edit]

Prof.Dr. Ethem Ruka, PRESIDENT OF THE UNIVERSITY KRISTAL, FORMER MINISTER OF EDUCATION

  • Prof. Dr. Leontiev Cuci: Rector.
  • Dr. Enver Mustafaj: Dean of the Faculty of Medical Sciences.
  • Prof. Dr. Luan Karçanaj: Dean of the Faculty of Electronics.
  • Assoc. Prof. Agron Panariti: Dean of the Faculty of Nursing.
  • Dr. Arben Lloja: Dean of the Faculty of Law.

Accreditation[edit]

Kristal University has received accreditation from the Ministry of Education and Science for the First-Level Diploma (DNP) in Law and the Second-Level Integrated Diploma (DIND) in Pharmacy. As of 2012, it is awaiting decisions from the Albanian Public Agency for the Accreditation of Higher Education [2] on the accreditation of its other faculties and is in the process of application for international accreditation.[citation needed] In May 2012, the Albanian government withdrew KU's accreditation for one year due to a major scandal (see below).[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ministry of Education and Science
  2. ^ Albanian Public Agency for the Accreditation of Higher Education
  3. ^ [1]