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EPOKA University is an international higher education institution located on a smart campus between the international connections and trading crossroads of Durres Port and Rinas Airport in Tirana, the capital of Albania. The University commenced academic activities during the 2007-2008 academic year in compliance with the provisions of the Albanian higher education legislation.

In 2012, based on the Decision of the Council of Ministers of the Republic of Albania No. 553, dated 22.08.2012, the legal status of the institution changed from “Institution of Higher Education (“Shkollë e Lartë” in Albanian) to “University”.

All institutional strategies of EPOKA University are built on the “Education, Research and Contribution to Society” triangle. To promote further R&D, as well as contribution to society, EPOKA University has signed several cooperation agreements with international and national institutions. Among our distinguished partners are the American Chamber of Commerce in Albania, Albania Investment Council, American-Albanian Business Association, Tirana Municipality, British Council Albania, Yunus Centre, Dhaka and others. For a complete list, please click here


EPOKA University was established in order to contribute to the development of society, to science and knowledge and work done in this field. Creating a contemporary scientific infrastructure will contribute to the development of human resources in the scientific and social sciences by offering contemporary education opportunities according to the needs of the country and of the world.

Giving importance to the production of knowledge and technology in the undergraduate and postgraduate programs as well as creating the possibility to reach the most up to date knowledge will contribute to raising well-educated and productive young people.

EPOKA University, making use of international experience, through its graduate programs, education and research tradition, will raise scientists and fulfill the needs of the society.

EPOKA University, continuing its stage of institutionalization based on the principles of fairness, meritocracy and democratic participation, will create its own tradition together with its employees and students.

It will establish a Management Knowledge System, complying with the universally known principles, the university, together with the staff, is subject to dynamic organizational structure.

Identifying the educational objectives and goals, as well as the learning outcomes, all the activities will be focused on the outputs, aiming at meeting the needs of the industry and applying innovative dynamic programs.

It will assure the participation of the students through the “University Students Council”, aiming at the participation of student representatives at the decision level.

In order to meet regularly all the daily needs of the students and employees of the university, the facilities at the university will adapt a functional and contemporary technology.

It will be in collaboration and communication with the society and business world. To respond to the expectations of the market, the University will organize continuous education programs.

To believe in the universality of education and research
To obey to universal legal principles and rules,
To be respectful and tolerant towards different religions, languages, genders, nationalities, colors, and differences in opinion
No compromise with regard to the preservation of justice and integrity,
To keep institutional identity in the forefront,
To adopt a participatory, transparent, decision-oriented, sensitive, rapid and effective governance,
To continuously interact with the community, to become a pioneer and a model of learning and research at the local and international level
To become a student-focused institution in all procedures,
To give importance to the harmony, liaison and satisfaction of its personnel
To be open to innovation,
To pursuit excellence,
To value time,
To create a safe and sustainable environment in the premises,
To conduct original research,
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