The University of New York Tirana (UNYT) was founded in 2002 as a part of the New York College (NYC) Network of Educational Institutions and was the first private University in Albania. It was established as a joint effort between the Founder and President of the NYC Network, Mr Elias Foutsis, and UNYT’s first Rector, Prof. Dr. Gramoz Pashko.

The NYC Network consists of The University of New York Tirana, New York High School in Tirana (Albania), The New York College Athens, The New York College Thessaloniki (Greece), and the University of New York Prague (Czech Republic).

UNYT received its institutional accreditation by the Albanian Ministry of Education and Sciences on 10.10.2006 (Decision No. 385) and was recently institutionally reaccredited by the Ministry of Education and Sport on 28.10.2015 (Decision No. 405).

Situated in the heart of Tirana, the capital city of Albania, UNYT aspires to establish itself as a dynamic, multicultural and leading center for higher education in the Balkans and beyond. The mission of UNYT is to provide students with the opportunity to obtain university degrees at the Bachelor, Master or PhD level, in a variety of academic and professional specializations, in collaboration with prestigious American and European universities. The diversity of diplomas offered at UNYT includes dual Bachelor degrees conferred in Tirana by the State University of New York-Empire State College (SUNY/ESC), USA and Master Degrees in collaboration with the University of Greenwich, UK.

UNYT is proud to have ten generations of graduates (2006 – 2015), whose employment or graduate studies’ record is currently more than 93%. Many of these graduates now work for prestigious companies in Albania and abroad, while others continue their graduate level studies in top western universities including Harvard University, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, London School of Economics, etc.

Research projects are fundamental to the character of UNYT, its reputation, and contribution to society. The overall goal is to increase research capacity and intensity by raising the proportion of academic staff conducting research and producing publications and other outputs of the highest quality. UNYT supports interdisciplinary research across all of its departments.


University of New York Tirana’s mission is educating tomorrow’s leaders by the educational opportunities of intellectual, creative and personal development through Albanian and international scholars who bring not only their academic expertise but abroad international and intercultural perspective as well, being the top excellence producer of leaders in Albania, the future contributors of our society.


Offer a comprehensive cycle of General Education courses
Employ a variety of innovative methods in teaching and learning
Address to the individual needs of students as active and creative learners
Closely observe developments in the European Higher Education Area


The University of NOUAKCHOTT AL AASRIYA (UNA) was created in July 2016 from the merger of the University of Science, Technology and Medicine and the University of Nouakchott.


 The fundamental mission of the UNA is to contribute to the scientific, technological and cultural influence of Mauritania, by striving to:

Develop knowledge and knowledge,
Provide initial, basic and professional training and continuing education and award recognized diplomas and certifications,
Promote scientific research and offer services and expertise,
Prepare young graduates for integration into working life.
The implementation of training (initial and ongoing) and research missions are based on the priority development needs of society and in collaboration with economic actors. This alignment of our two core businesses (training and research), including all other services to society, is our added value.


The University of Benghazi (UoB) was established on December 15,1955 under the name of "Libyan University". The cornerstone of the university was the Faculty of Arts and Education, including 31 students and 6 staff members then. The univesity was founded in the center of Benghazi. In 1973, the university was shifted to its current location at the area of Garyounis. In 1976, the university’s name was changed into "University of Garyounis". Now, the university includes various of faculties and centers of consulting, research, and service. The university is located on an arear of roughly 530 hectares, including a number of students exceeding 70,000, an almost number of staff members, reaching 2,000, and a number of officials and employees, exceeding 5,000. After the revolution of Feb. 17th and based on the decree of the university’s top management, the university has been renamed "University of Benghazi", hoping to achive a new jump towards improvement.


The “Ion Creangă” State Pedagogical University of Chisinau was formed according to the decision of the Moldovan Government of 16 August 1940, initially called the Moldovan State Pedagogical Institute, which in 1955 was renamed the “Ion Creangă” State Pedagogical Institute from Chisinau. In 1992, based on the Decision of the Government of the Republic of Moldova no. 330 of May 21 “Regarding the reorganization of the university education system”, the Institute is reorganized in the “Ion Creangă” State Pedagogical University of Chisinau.

The “Ion Creangă” State Pedagogical University of Chisinau is a higher education institution aiming at the initial and continuous higher education of specialists in the fields of Education Sciences, Humanities, Social Sciences, Arts, Exact Sciences and Social Assistance, ensuring Their professional qualifications on the labor market, as well as in the development of the scientific research activity and the valorisation of its results.

The strategic plan of UPS “Ion Creangă” is elaborated in accordance with the provisions of ongoing reforms in the national and European education system, aiming to achieve the mission of the university: teachers’ pedagogical training and innovation of education sciences through inter- and transdisciplinary research .

In order to achieve the assumed mission, it is necessary to consolidate and improve some general institutional values:

Quality – supporting a culture of quality in all functional subdivisions of the university and in all areas of vocational training.

Cooperation and communication – within the institution, national, regional and international interinstitutional.

Integrity – honesty in all the activities of the members of the academic community;

Excellency – a point of reference in everything the University undertakes and promotes.

Flexibility – by applying different methods and means to achieve individual and institutional programs;

Creativity – providing solutions, including alternatives for the purpose of developing and promoting the institution;

Lifelong learning – for all university teachers.

In order to achieve the classical functions of the university (didactic and research), the strategic plan for the period 2012 – 2015 of the “Ion Creangă” UPS from Chisinau is oriented towards the following priority directions:

asserting organizational culture, image and institutional identity of UPSC and specializing graduates in professions recognized in the labor market;
curricular construction and development for pedagogical higher education;
optimizing the quality of the educational process;
resizing scientific research, wide openness to social expectations; The development of new scientific knowledge, the formation of new professional skills;
developing an educational marketing to promote undergraduate, masters, doctoral and in-service programs of the university;
ensuring the mobility of students and academics through institutional, national, regional, international programs;
changes in the design of institutional financial policy;
creating and validating new performance indicators for teaching staff.


The university is a classical establishment of higher education of a European type. It trains specialists in main spheres of natural and human sciences. Nowadays, in the ΧΧΙ c., Ukraine faces a new political and economical reality. Taking this into account, we settled down to training specialists of management, foreign relations, political science, social science, international economical affairs, journalism, microbiology and other modern professions.

The work of the University is recognized by European educational and scientific centers. It is a member of the Association of European Universities and The International Association of Universities. ONU constantly takes part in the work of international organizations on the subject of the higher education. Hundreds of foreign students receive education within the walls of ONU.


The Academy of Economic Studies of Moldova was established on 25 September 1991 pursuant to Decision no. 537 of the Government of the Republic of Moldova.The Institute of National Economy of the Ministry of Economy and two faculties within the State University -“Economics”, ”Trade Economics and Commodity Science” – lay the foundation of the Academy.

At present, the Academy of Economic Studies of Moldova is a modern university complex, organized into 6 faculties, 26 chairs, 2 departments, 7 centres, 13 offices and services, the Master School of Excellence in Economics and Business, 2 Doctoral Schools, School of Tourism and Hotel Services, a Business Incubator and the National College of Trade.

ASEM has a sound material resource basis: a scientific library, a centre of multimedia, a number of centres for on-going training and consulting, other subdivisions, 6 buildings equipped with the latest technologies; 7 dormitories with study rooms; a modern sports complex; 27 computer classrooms, connected to Internet; a rehabilitation centre and a recreation facility in Vadul lui Voda village.

A special emphasis is placed on cooperation with other higher education institutions and research centres from more than 20 countries worldwide, having rich traditions in economic education and research. Our institution is a member of the European University Association (EUA), the Francophone University Association (FUA), the Black Sea Universities Network (BSUN), the Central European Initiative University Network (CEI – University Network).
Relationships with our partners have promoted advanced teaching methods and modern economic principles, while the academic exchanges have enabled numerous teachers and students to carry out internships at the most prestigious foreign universities. Special importance is given to the implementation of the Bologna Declaration stipulations at ASEM, emphasizing the quality of education, development of scientific research and excellence in academic administration.

The Republic of Moldova has officially announced its strategic orientation towards joining the European Union. This means that universities in our country will find themselves in a highly competitive environment created under the Single European higher education area with a considerable increase of academic mobility and greater opportunities for young people aiming to study in a European university. The above mentioned involve changes and radical improvements in economy, in the system of higher education and will require the development of strategies aimed at ensuring capacity building so as to be competitive under the new conditions of the academic environment.


Founded 1945 and became Pedagogical Institute 1953. Acquired present status and title 1992.

2016Currently the Alecu Russo Balti State University is an educational, scientific, and cultural center in the northern part of the Republic of Moldova, which proposes to deploy the activity according to a set of goals aimed at developing and advancing them to a new level of conceptualizing and achieving its mission as the institution with the status of national heritage, meant to contribute to the reform of higher education on the essential coordinates, according to modern, European and global requirements in the following aspects : a) mission; b) education and teaching; c) research, development and innovation; d) financial and material; e) adequate payroll for hard work, supporting and remuneration of performance; f) technical equipment of the educational process and research; g) continuing education of scientific and scientific-teaching staff; i) extracurricular education; k) self-government students; l) national and international collaboration; m) collaboration with institutions from the pre-university educational system and other institutions and organizations from the city and districts of the country. At the same time, it takes place the escalation of educational internationalization process through participation in various programs: EFFORT, IANUS, IANUS II, EMERGE, EUROEAST, TEMPO, WEBB etc. Dozens of teachers and students benefit from mobilities in universities abroad. Similarly, the University hosts teachers and students from other countries.

The aim of our institution is to prepare specialists corresponding to modern requirements, able to adapt to the dynamic character of the labor market, able to demonstrate initiative, creativity, high professional skills. At the same time, the institution proposes a general formation of students who correspond to the high title of "University Alumni": the democratic spirit, analytical thinking, modern mentality, culture and education, moral conscience, with a particular openness to new, citizenship, sense of responsibility and love for the country and nation. Our slogan is: "The student is the central figure in the university".


Chernivtsi National University, one of the leading higher educational institutions in Ukraine, was founded on the 4-th of October, 1875.

By Decree of the State Accreditation Commission from April, 7th, 2008 (Accreditation certificate series РД-IV № 259818) Chernivtsi University was accredited with the highest IV level of accreditation.

Series АВ № 395189 from 30.05.2008

By decision of Session of Council of European University Association, held in Brussels on January 15th, 2009, Yuri Fedkovich Chernivtsi National University was granted a full individual membership in European University Association.


Yanka Kupala State University of Grodno is a young heart of Grodno, one of the most beautiful cities of Belarus. It’s a major regional University in Belarus. The present success of the University is deeply rooted into its past.

Yanka Kupala State University of Grodno was the first among regional universities of Belarus to receive national and international certificates of compliance of quality management system to the requirements of STB ISO 9001-2009 and DIN EN ISO 9001:2008 (series of standards ISO 9000); and the University was awarded the Government Premium of the Republic of Belarus for quality achievements.


To identify, develop and realize the personal and university potential within intercultural dialogue.