State University of Tetova

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State University of Tetova
Universiteti Shtetëror i Tetovës
Државен универзитет во Тетово
Former names
University of Tetova (1994 - 2003)
Type Public
Established 1994
Rector Dr. Vullnet Ameti
Academic staff
273 full-time and 355 part-time
Students 13,000
Location Tetovo, Republic of Macedonia
Campus Urban
Colors Red and Yellow         
Nickname SUT/USHT/DUT - acronym for State University of Tetova
Affiliations Aleksander Moisiu University

State University of Tetova (Albanian: Universiteti Shtetëror i Tetovës; Macedonian: Државен универзитет во Тетово), located in Tetovo, is one of four Macedonia's state universities. The university was established on 4 June 1994 as the first Albanian language higher education institution in Macedonia, though not recognized as a state university by the national government until January, 2004. The University is chaired by Dr. Vullnet Ameti. Courses and lectures are held in Albanian, Macedonian and English.


The State University of Tetova was founded on 4 June 1994 as the University of Tetova upon the initiative of the Albanian Cultural Society of Macedonia. The first lectures were held on 16-17 February 1995 in Poroj (mk) and Rečica.

Faculties and departments[edit]

The university consists of eleven faculties:

  • Faculty of Economics
  • Faculty of Law
  • Faculty of Applied Sciences
  • Faculty of Fine Arts
  • Faculty of Philosophy
  • Faculty of Philology
  • Faculty of Medicine
  • Faculty of Math-Natural Sciences
  • Faculty of Food Technology
  • Faculty of Physical Education
  • Faculty of Business Administration

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Coordinates: 42°00′00″N 20°58′00″E / 42°N 20.9667°E / 42; 20.9667