Agricultural University of Tirana

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Agricultural University of Tirana
Universiteti Bujqësor i Tiranës (UBT)
Universiteti Bujqësor i Tiranës.svg
TypePublic
EstablishedNovember 1, 1951
EndowmentFinanced by the Government of Albania
RectorProf. Dr. Bahri Musabelliu
Academic staff
480
Students14.000+
LocationTirana, Albania
CampusKamza
WebsiteOfficial Website

The Agricultural University of Tirana (Albanian: Universiteti Bujqësor i Tiranës) is a public university located in Tirana, Albania. It offers education in agronomy, veterinary, forestry, ecology, agribusiness, and similar subjects.

History[edit]

AUT was created in 1951. It was first called "High Institute of Agriculture" (Albanian: Instituti i Lartë Bujqësor). It received its current name in 1991.[1]

Today it is the unique center in Albania for undergraduate and graduate studies, scientific research, training and extension in the area of agriculture and food (Agronomy, Horticulture and Plant Protection, Agribusiness, Economy and Agrarian Policy, Agro-environment and Ecology, Agro-food Technology, Animal Husbandry and Business, Aquaculture and Fishery Management, Forestry Engineering, Veterinary Medicine, etc.[2]

Academics and size[edit]

Every year around 15.000 students start their studies at the Agricultural University of Tirana. The actual academic staff is composed of 55 professors, 48 associated professors, 55 doctors, 13 pedagogues – lecturers and 64 assistants.[2]

Faculties and departments[edit]

AUT includes the following faculties:

  • Faculty of Agriculture and Environment ("Fakulteti i Bujqësisë dhe Mjedisit")
  • Faculty of Economy and Agribusiness ("Fakulteti i Ekonomisë dhe Agrobiznesit")
  • Faculty of Forest Sciences ("Fakulteti i Shkencave Pyjore ")
  • Faculty of Veterinary Medicine ("Fakulteti i Mjekësisë Veterinare ")
  • Faculty of Biotechnology and Food ("Fakulteti i Bioteknologjisë dhe Ushqimit")[2]

Notable professors[edit]

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Coordinates: 41°21′44″N 19°46′16″E / 41.36222°N 19.77111°E / 41.36222; 19.77111