World Library  
Flag as Inappropriate
Email this Article

Kristal University

Kristal University
Motto Crystallize Your Future
Established 2005
Type Private University
President Ahmet Muçaj
Vice-president Genci Muçaj
Rector Prof. Dr. Marenglen Spiro
Location Tirana, Korça, Fier and Kukes
Campus Tirana, Korça, Fier

Kristal University is an Albanian privately owned University. It has been established in 2005 with decision no. 761 of the Council of Ministers of the Republic of Albania and licensed by the Ministry of Education and Science.[1]

Kristal University has four campusesTirana, Korça, Fier and Kukes – and has six faculties with 19 programs of study. Academic programs are based on the Bologna Declaration and are divided into electives and mandatory subjects according to the 3+2 and 5-year (integrated) systems.


  • Campuses 1
  • Academic programs 2
  • Rectorate and Deans 3
  • Accreditation 4
  • References 5


The Tirana campus is located in a fast developing area about 3 km away from the center of Tirana. Study and research areas are built with high standards and the campus offers many facilities and services, such as a library, restaurant, free transportation, accommodation, etc.

The Fier campus is located in the center of the city. There are two faculties present at the Fier campus: Faculty of Political Sciences and Faculty of Business Administration. Students attending this campus come from Vlora, Lushnja, Fier and other regions.

The Korça campus is located just outside the city. The campus has two faculties: Faculty of Law and the Faculty of Nursing. Students who attend this campus come from Korça, Pogradec, Erseka, Çorovoda, Skrapari, Përmeti, Gjirokastra and other regions.

Academic programs

Kristal University offers 19 programs of study and the possibility to earn a First-Level Diploma (DNP), Second-Level Diploma (DND) and Second-Level Integrated Diploma (DIND) in six faculties.

The Faculty of Medical Sciences offers programs of study (DIND) in Pharmacy and Dentistry.

The Faculty of Electronics offers programs of study (DNP) in Electronics, Computer Sciences and Information Technology.

The Faculty of Economics offers programs of study (DNP) in Business Administration and Finance.

The Faculty of Law offers programs of study (DNP) and (DND) in Law.

Rectorate and Deans


  • Prof. Dr. Leontiev Cuci: Rector.
  • Dr. Enver Mustafaj: Dean of the Faculty of Medical Sciences.
  • Prof. Dr. Luan Karçanaj: Dean of the Faculty of Electronics.
  • Assoc. Prof. Agron Panariti: Dean of the Faculty of Nursing.
  • Dr. Arben Lloja: Dean of the Faculty of Law.


Kristal University has received accreditation from the Ministry of Education and Science for the First-Level Diploma (DNP) in Law and the Second-Level Integrated Diploma (DIND) in Pharmacy. As of 2012, it is awaiting decisions from the Albanian Public Agency for the Accreditation of Higher Education [2] on the accreditation of its other faculties and is in the process of application for international accreditation. In May 2012, the Albanian government withdrew KU's accreditation for one year due to a major scandal (see below).[3]


  1. ^ Ministry of Education and Science
  2. ^ Albanian Public Agency for the Accreditation of Higher Education
  3. ^ [1]

This article was sourced from Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License; additional terms may apply. World Heritage Encyclopedia content is assembled from numerous content providers, Open Access Publishing, and in compliance with The Fair Access to Science and Technology Research Act (FASTR), Wikimedia Foundation, Inc., Public Library of Science, The Encyclopedia of Life, Open Book Publishers (OBP), PubMed, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Center for Biotechnology Information, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health (NIH), U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, and, which sources content from all federal, state, local, tribal, and territorial government publication portals (.gov, .mil, .edu). Funding for and content contributors is made possible from the U.S. Congress, E-Government Act of 2002.
Crowd sourced content that is contributed to World Heritage Encyclopedia is peer reviewed and edited by our editorial staff to ensure quality scholarly research articles.
By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. World Heritage Encyclopedia™ is a registered trademark of the World Public Library Association, a non-profit organization.

Copyright © World Library Foundation. All rights reserved. eBooks from Project Gutenberg are sponsored by the World Library Foundation,
a 501c(4) Member's Support Non-Profit Organization, and is NOT affiliated with any governmental agency or department.