Universiteti Politeknik i Tiranës

country rank  5
world rank  9267

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University Overview

Founded in 1951, Universiteti Politeknik i Tiranës (Polytechnic University of Tirana) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the medium-sized city of Tirana (population range of 500,000-1,000,000 inhabitants). Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Agjencia Publike e Akreditimit të Arsimit të Lartë (Public Accreditation Agency for Higher Education), Universiteti Politeknik i Tiranës (UPT) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Universiteti Politeknik i Tiranës (UPT) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 67 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades.

University Identity

Name Polytechnic University of Tirana
Acronym UPT
Founded 1951

University Location

Address Sheshi Nënë Tereza, 4
Tirana (population range: 500,000-1,000,000)
1000 Tirana
T +355 (4) 226 9218
F +355 (4) 224 0504

Degree Levels & Study Areas

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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Local student 0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
Not reported
Int'l student Not reported Not reported

University Admissions

Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Yes, based on students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Not reported
Admission Office


Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 10,000-14,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 700-799
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Universiteti Politeknik i Tiranës's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Not reported
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Not reported


Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Agjencia Publike e Akreditimit të Arsimit të Lartë

Year of first Accreditation


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Online Courses

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Site last updated: Wednesday, 21 March 2018