Epoka University

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Epoka University
Universiteti "EPOKA"
Logo e Universitetit Epoka.svg
Latin: Tempus
MottoBuild Your Future with Epoka University / Ndërto të ardhmen tënde me Universitetin "EPOKA"
TypePrivate university. Study levels offered: Bachelor, Master, PhD
EstablishedMarch 12, 2008 (2008-03-12)
RectorProf. Dr. Ahmet Öztaş
Academic staff
85
Administrative staff
42
Students1400
Undergraduates1100
Postgraduates330
Location,
CampusRinas (suburban)
Colors   
AffiliationsMagna Charta Universitatum, Balkan Universities Network
Websiteepoka.edu.al

Epoka University (EU) is a private university founded in 2007 in Tirana, Albania. The university received accreditation by the Quality Assurance Agency of Higher Education in 2011.[1] It offers Bachelor, Master of Science, Professional Master and PhD degrees.[2] There are six PhD programs that are administered solely by Epoka staff in: Architecture, Civil Engineering, Computer Engineering, Economics, Political Science and International Relations and Business Administration. It offers a joint degree with Leeds Metropolitan University.[3]

At the Webometrics Ranking of World Universities, EU holds the first place among universities in Albania.[4]

Epoka is an authorised IELTS registration Centre for the British Council in Albania.[5] The university is a signatory of Magna Charta Universitatum[6] and a member of the UNESCO based worldwide association of International Association of Universities.[7]

Epoka University has three faculties, the Faculty of Architecture and Engineering, the Faculty of Economics and Administrative Sciences and the Faculty of Law and Social Sciences, eight academic departments, and three research centres:

Faculty of Architecture and Engineering 

Architecture (5-year Integrated Second Cycle Study Program)

Civil Engineering

Computer Engineering

Electronics and Digital Communication Engineering Banking and Finance

Faculty of Economics and Administrative Sciences 

Business Administration

Economics

Business Informatics

Banking and Finance

Banking and Finance (Albanian)

International Marketing and Logistics Management

 Faculty of Law and Social Sciences 

Political Science and International Relations

Law (5-year Integrated Second Cycle Study Program)

Epoka University attracts students from Albania, Turkey, Kosovo, Montenegro, and Macedonia, [1], Italy, Norway, USA, [2], Jordan and all around the world. The language of instruction at Epoka University is English.[8] The study programs are compatible with the Bologna system.[citation needed] The Rinas campus is located 12 km (30 minutes) from the city centre, near the Tirana International Airport.

The language of instruction at Epoka University is English.[8] The study programs are compatible with the Bologna system.[citation needed] The Rinas campus is located 12 km (30 minutes) from the city centre, near the Tirana International Airport.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "APAAL- Albanian Public Accreditation Agency". Ministry of Education and Sports. Retrieved 24 December 2013.
  2. ^ Administrator. "EPOKA University". Retrieved 31 January 2017.
  3. ^ "Programs offered". Epoka. Retrieved 24 December 2013.
  4. ^ Webometrics Ranking of World Universities for Albania, http://www.webometrics.info/en/Europe/Albania?page=0
  5. ^ "Official IELTS registration centers". British Council. Retrieved 24 December 2013.
  6. ^ "Magna Charta Members". Magna Charta. Retrieved 24 November 2013.
  7. ^ "International Association of Universities". IAU. Retrieved 26 December 2013.
  8. ^ Ky Krauthamer, "In Albania, Madrasas Even the Secular Love", Transitions Online, 19 October 2012

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Coordinates: 41°24′17″N 19°42′19″E / 41.40472°N 19.70528°E / 41.40472; 19.70528