Agricultural University of Tirana

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Agricultural University of Tirana
Universiteti Bujqësor i Tiranës (UBT)
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Type Public
Established November 1, 1951
Endowment Financed by the Government of Albania
Rector Prof. Dr. Bahri Musabelliu [1]
Academic staff
480
Students 14.000+ [2]
Location Tirana, Albania
Campus Kamza
Website Official 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.

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.[3]

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.[3]

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")[3]

See also[edit]

Sources[edit]

AUT Official Website

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