Universiteti i Tiranës

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world rank  7259

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University Overview

Founded in 1957, Universiteti i Tiranës (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 e Sigurimit të Cilësisë në Arsimin e Lartë (Quality Assurance Agency in Higher Education), Universiteti i Tiranës (UT) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 25,000-29,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Universiteti i Tiranës (UT) 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 61 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. The admission rate range is 20-30% making this Albanian higher education organization a very selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name University of Tirana
Acronym UT
Founded 1957
Motto Drejt së Ardhmes
Looking towards the future
Colours Black and red

University Location

Address Sheshi Nënë Tereza
Tirana (population range: 500,000-1,000,000)
1001 Tirana
T +355 (4) 222 840
F +355 (4) 222 3981

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student 0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
Not reported
Int'l student 1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
Not reported

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations
Admission Rate Admission Rate 20-30%
Admission Office Sheshi Nene Tereza
Tirana 1001
+355 (4) 222 8402

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 25,000-29,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 1,000-1,499
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 i Tiranës's Library
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Not reported


Institutional Accreditation or Recognition

Agjencia e Sigurimit të Cilësisë në Arsimin e Lartë

Year of first Accreditation


Memberships and Affiliations

  • European University Association (EUA)

Academic Structure


Social Media

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Online Courses

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Site last updated: Monday, 18 February 2019