Founded in 2007, Universiteti Epoka (English: Epoka University) is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the the urban setting of the medium-sized city of Tirana (population range: 500,000-1,000,000 inhabitants). This institution has also branch campuses in the following locations: Rinas. Officially accredited/recognized by the Ministria e Arsimit dhe Sportit, Shqipëri (English: Ministry of Education and Sport, Albania), Universiteti Epoka (Epoka) is a very small (enrollment range: 500-999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Universiteti Epoka (Epoka) offers courses and programs leading to officialy recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees in several areas of study. This 9 years old HE institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 30-40% making this Albanian higher education organization a very selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. Epoka also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sport facilities and/or activities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.