|Motto||The New Era of Education / Epoka e Re e Arsimimit|
|Type||Private university. Study levels offered: Bachelor, Master, PhD|
|Rector||Prof. Dr. Güngör Turan|
|Colors||Blue and white|
|Affiliations||Magna Charta Universitatum, Gülen movement, Balkan Universities Network|
Epoka University (EU) is a private non-profit university founded in 2007 in Tirana, Albania. The university received accreditation by the Albanian Agency for Accreditation of Higher Education in 2011. It offers Bachelor, Master of Science, Professional Master and PhD degrees. There are six PhD programs that are administered solely by Epoka staff in: Architecture, Civil Engineering, Computer Engineering, Economics, Political Science and International Relations and Business Administration. It offers a joint degree with Leeds Metropolitan University.
The university identifies itself as secular; independent sources assert that it is part of the Gülen movement, which has been active in Albania since 1992 and owns/operates a number of schools (including Epoka) through the Turgut Özal Education Company.
Epoka is an authorised IELTS registration Centre for the British Council in Albania. The university is a signatory of Magna Charta Universitatum and a member of the UNESCO based worldwide association of International Association of Universities.
Epoka University has two faculties, the Faculty of Architecture and Engineering and the Faculty of Economics and Administrative Sciences, eight academic departments, and two research centers:
- Banking and Finance
- Business and Management Administration
- Civil Engineering
- Computer Engineering
- Electronics and Digital Communication Engineering
- Business Informatics
- Political Science and International Relations
- Center of European Studies
- Earthquake and Construction Technologies Research Center
The language of instruction at Epoka University is English. The study programs are compatible with the Bologna system. The Rinas campus is located 12 km (30 minutes) from the city center, near the Tirana International Airport.
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