Tirana University AlbaniaThis institutional profile has been created for use by University of Wisconsin-Madison graduate programs.
Other name: Universiteti i Tiranës.
First degree/qualification: Diplomë which confers a titull (4-6 years).
Minimum quality for UW-Madison Graduate School admission: 8.0/10.
Minimum level for UW-Madison Graduate School admission: 4 year first degree.
Documents required: Grade report and diploma issued by secretary of faculty (not usually available before 1991). All documents in Albanian and English.
Description: Instituted in 1957 by merger of previously existing institutes. Student unrest in the early 1990's led to reforms. Engineering faculties detached to form Polytechnic University of Tirana in 1991. Usual admission requirements are diploma e shkolles se mesme (secondary school certificate) (12 years of education) and an entrance examination.
- Kandidat i shkencave/candidate of sciences: 3 years after diplomë; by research, examination and thesis. Awarded by Higher Certification Commission although study may be conducted at higher education institution or a research institute.
- Doktor i shkencave/doctor of sciences: By extensive research and dissertation after the kandidat. Also awarded by Higher Certification Commission.