State University of Tetova

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State University of Tetova
Universiteti Shtetëror i Tetovës
Државен универзитет во Тетово
State University of Tetovo Seal 1.jpg
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
Website www.unite.edu.mk
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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.

History[edit]

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 and Recica.

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

See also[edit]

External links[edit]

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