Sports University of Tirana

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Sports University of Tirana
Universiteti i Sporteve të Tiranës
Universiteti i Sporteve të Tiranës.svg
Type Public
Established 1960[1]
Rector Vejsel Rizvanolli
Location Tirana, Albania
Website www.ust.edu.al

Coordinates: 41°19′50″N 19°48′7″E / 41.33056°N 19.80194°E / 41.33056; 19.80194 The Sports University of Tirana (UST) (Albanian: Universiteti i Sporteve të Tiranës) is a university in Albania that trains fitness teachers and sports specialists. It awards Masters and PhD programs.

The academy started in 1960 with special Decree of the Council of Ministers Nr. 394, dated 28.09.1960. One year later it was named Vojo Kushi.

The University has these faculties:

  • Fakulteti i Shkencave të Lëvizjes;
  • Fakulteti i Veprimtarisë Fizike dhe Rekreacionit;
  • Instituti i Kërkimit Shkencor të Sportit.

Controversy[edit]

In 2012, the University was involved in a mini-scandal related to the elections for the new rector.[2]

See also[edit]

Notes and references[edit]

  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2010-01-02. Retrieved 2010-02-25.  History from the Official Website
  2. ^ Skandali, Universiteti i Sporteve e vetmja shkollë publike pa rektor Archived June 10, 2012, on Wayback Machine.