Universiteti Eqerem Çabej

country rank  19
world rank  10839

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University Overview

Established in 1972, Universiteti Eqerem Çabej (Eqrem Çabej University of Gjirokastra) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the medium-sized town of Gjirokastër (population range of 10,000-49,999 inhabitants), Gjirokaster. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Agjencia Publike e Akreditimit të Arsimit të Lartë (Public Accreditation Agency for Higher Education), Universiteti Eqerem Çabej (UGJ) is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 4,000-4,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Universiteti Eqerem Çabej (UGJ) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 46 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 60-70% making this Albanian higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. UGJ also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.

University Identity

Name Eqrem Çabej University of Gjirokastra
Acronym UGJ
Founded 1972

University Location

Address Lagjia 18 Shtatori
Gjirokastër (population range: 10,000-49,999)
T +355 (842) 63 408
F +355 (842) 63 776

Degree Levels & Study Areas

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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Local student 0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
Int'l student 0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate 60-70%
Admission Office Sekretarite Mesimore
+355 (842) 63408

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 4,000-4,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 100-199
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 Eqerem Çabej's Library
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
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


  • Community of Mediterranean Universities (CMU)
  • International Association of Universities (IAU)
  • European Society for Research on the Education of Adults (ESREA)

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Site last updated: Tuesday, 16 January 2018