Founded in 2006, Universiteti Aleksander Moisiu Durres (English: Aleksandë Moisiu University of Durrës) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the the urban setting of the large town of Durrës (population range: 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Durres. This institution has also branch campuses in the following locations: Peshkipia. Officially accredited/recognized by the Ministria e Arsimit dhe Sportit, Shqipëri (English: Ministry of Education and Sport, Albania), Universiteti Aleksander Moisiu Durres (UAMD) is a small (enrollment range: 5,000-5,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Universiteti Aleksander Moisiu Durres (UAMD) offers courses and programs leading to officialy recognized higher education degrees such as associate degrees, bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. This 10 years old HE institution has a selective admission policy based on 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. UAMD also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.