European University of Tirana

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European University of Tirana
Universiteti Europian i Tiranës
Universiteti Europian i Tiranës.svg
Motto Cilësia na Diferencon
Motto in English
Quality Sets Us Apart
Type Private
Established 2006
Rector Prof. Asoc. Dr. Tonin Gjuraj[1]
Students 2952
Undergraduates 1905
Postgraduates 1047
Location Tirana, Albania
Campus Urban (three buildings)
Colours          Blue & White
Website www.uet.edu.al

Coordinates: 41°19′18″N 19°48′9″E / 41.32167°N 19.80250°E / 41.32167; 19.80250

The European University of Tirana (Albanian: Universiteti Europian i Tiranës, UET) is a private for-profit university in Tirana, Albania. It was established in 2006 by four PhD students (at the time): Adri Nurellari, Blendi Kajsiu, Ermal Hasimja, and Henri Çili, in collaboration with business manager Laert Duraj]and journalist Robert Rakipllari.[2]

UET was licensed by the Albanian Ministry of Education & Sciences on 20 September 2006 following the decision of the Council of Ministers Nr. 636/2006 and is fully accredited by the Quality Assurance Agency of Higher Education.[3]

Academics[edit]

The European University of Tirana (UET) awards Bachelor Degrees which usually take 3 years to be completed. It also offers Professional Masters, which last 1-1.5 years, and Scientific Masters, which last for 2 years.[4] In 2011, the University acquired the right to award Doctorate Degrees in Social, Economic and Judicial Sciences.[5]

Webometrics Ranking of World Universities, ranked UET as the 11th top Higher Education Institution in the nation.[6]

Organization[edit]

Undergraduate[edit]

UET has three Faculties:

Faculty of Law:

Faculty of Social Sciences and Communication:

Faculty of Economics and Information Technology:

Professional Master[edit]

The European University of Tirana offers about 24 Professional Masters and Master of Science programs in these fields of study: Economics, Finance, Corporate Governance, Management, Marketing, Information Economics, Public Law, International Law, Business Law, Private Law, Communication Sciences, Political Sciences, International Relations, Sociology & Social Anthropology, Psychology and Science Education. Currently there are 7 new programs of study in the process of being licensed.

Faculty of Law

  • Justice

Faculty of Economics and Information Technology

  • Finance
  • Corporate Governing
  • Marketing
  • Business Management
  • Applied Informatics

Faculty of Social Sciences and Education

  • Public Relations
  • Political Sciences
  • International Relations - Diplomacy
  • Teaching
  • School Psychology

Science Master[edit]

The European University of Tirana offers about 24 Professional Master’s and Master of Science programs in these fields of study: Economics, Finance, Management, Marketing, Information Economics, Public Law, International Law, Business Law, Private Law, Science Communication, Political Sciences, International Relations, Sociology & Social Anthropology, Psychology and Science Education. Currently there are 7 new programs of study in the process of being licensed.

Faculty of Law

  • Private and Business Law
  • Criminal Law
  • Public and International Law

Faculty of Economics and Information Technology

  • Finance Banking
  • Business Administration
  • Economic Informatics

Faculty of Social Sciences and Education

  • Communication – Public Relations
  • Political Sciences
  • International Relations
  • Sociology – Social Anthropology
  • Psychology
  • Education Sciences

International Collaboration[edit]

The European University of Tirana encourages international cooperation and the transfer of lecturers and students between partner institutions. It also has study abroad programs for one semester or one academic year with partner Universities, including Aston University, in Birmingham, UK. The two Universities intend to further their cooperation by offering joint Doctorates in the near future.[citation needed] UET has also signed cooperation agreements with Panthéon-Assas University, France; the University of Bari, Italy; Bar-Ilan University, Israel; the University of Montenegro, Montenegro; South East European University, Macedonia; the University of Marseille, France; and the University of Santiago, Chile.[citation needed]

In May 2010 EUT became a member of the Interuniversity Centre for Research and Cooperation with Eastern and South Eastern Europe (CIRCEOS), in Bari, Italy.[7]

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