Today, the University of Tirana is the largest public university in the country. It is the first option for high school graduates. It consists of 6 faculties after leaving in January 2013 the Faculty of Medicine and the Faculty of Medical Sciences (formerly the Faculty of Nursing). At the University of Tirana, around 40,000 students study in the three cycles of full-time and part-time study.

One of the objectives of the University of Tirana was its international recognition. This dream is already a reality with its participation as a partner institution in several cooperation programs of the European Commission such as Tempus, Erasmus Mundus Action 2, IPA specifically: JoinEU-SEE, Basileus, Pacinno, Eureka, Tempus Interface. The mobility projects of JoinEU-SEE and Basileus have benefited all UT structures, students, academic and administrative staff.

An innovation of the University of Tirana has been the establishment of Career Centers in all the faculties of UT. These centers serve as a bridge between students and the labor market, creating the right contacts with potential employers, in order to promote the students of the University of Tirana and look for new employment opportunities.

UT has also signed many cooperation agreements with several universities and European and world institutions. These framework agreements are aimed at academic and student exchange, joint research programs, academic exchanges in publications, journals, organization of various conferences, etc. He is also a member of many foreign networks such as AUF, UNICA, UNIMED, CMU, etc.

The University of Tirana has a great name that each generation will try not only to preserve, but to take it even higher.

We will work in all dimensions so that our students are competitive everywhere.


The University of Medicine, Tirana (UMT), is a historical centre that embraces a 65-year old tradition in the public university formation in the discipline of medical sciences, in the Republic of Albania. It provides high professional expertise in scientific education and preparation of health specialists.

The University of Medicine, Tirana, is the most important academic and research centre of national medical sciences and aims at maintaining this position.
This key and guiding role in education, scientific research and health care will be performed through reformation and modernisation of the institution, whilst transforming it into a academic and scientificresearch and medical institution that:
• inspires and promotes university and cross-university cooperation approaches;
• supports the academic staff and students;
• recognises, supports and promotes excellence;
• understands, follows up and supports the society’s needs;
• provides orientation and models to be followed;
• educates, appreciates, creates and maintains leadership, relying on best traditional and future values;
• cultivates politeness and collegiality within an inclusive community

The University of Medicine, Tirana is a public higher education institution of medical sciences in the Republic of Albania, which:
• prepares and educates health professionals based on three study cycles, in line with the highest professional standards;
• applies and stimulates scientific research;
• inspires and promotes innovation in the medical sciences field;
• educates and inspires the future leaders in the field of medicine.
This University, in cooperation with students, government, health services and civil society, transmits knowledge and prepares health professionals that practice optimal care to patients, with the aim of preventing and treating diseases, as well as advancing scientific research to the benefit of health.