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University of New York Tirana

Founded in 2002, University of New York Tirana (UNYT) is the first private University in Albania. UNYT, which has provided the opportunity to obtain a double degree (Albanian and American) since its establishment, has been operating under the umbrella of the Turkish Maarif Foundation (TMF) since 2018.

Below is the list of UNYT Faculties and Institutes:

  • Faculty of Economy and Business
    • Department of Business Administration
    • Department of Economics and Finance
    • Department of Business Informatics and e-Business
  • Faculty of Engineering and Architecture
    • Department of Computer Science
    • Department of Telecommunication and Network Engineering
    • Department of Architecture and Design
  • Faculty of Law and Social Sciences
    • Department of Law
    • Department of Political Science / International Relations
    • Department of Psychology
  • European and Balkan Research Institute
    • European Research Center
    • Balkan Research Center
    • Research, Project, and Innovation (RPI) Center

Brief information about UNYT:

  • Education is provided at the undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral levels at UNYT all in English.
  • UNYT has agreements with 38 universities from 17 countries within the scope of international cooperation and exchange programs.
  • It is one of the most prestigious universities in Albania due to its education quality, brand awareness, and being an international institution.
  • It has a strong academic staff with 20 years of experience.
  • It is the first and only university in Albania to offer an American diploma. (State University of New York / ESC )
  • UNYT has been granted a 6-year institutional accreditation by the Albanian Ministry of Education and Sports.
  • The employment rate for UNYT undergraduates is 88% and 100% at masters and doctorate levels.
  • European Union (EU) completed projects:
    • Jean Monnet Module 2016-2019 EU Democracy Promotion
    • Jean Monnet Network 2017-2020 Democratization and Reconciliation in the Western Balkans
    • Jean Monnet Module Refugee Law 2017-2020
  • European Union (EU) ongoing projects:
    • Jean Monnet Module EU Health Issues 2019-2022
    • Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence European Union Enlargement for the Western Balkans 2019-2022
  • Within the scope of the ICT AWARDS, two of our Alumni won the Diploma of the year and the Woman of the year awards.
  • UNYT has been participating in the Moot Court, held throughout the country since 2015, with other universities. UNYT won first place in 2018 and 2019 and second place in 2020, 2021, and 2022.
  • UNYT is a member of the European Universities Association (EUA) and the Balkan Universities Association (BUA).