The University Ismail Qemali is a public university located in Vlora, Albania. It was founded in 1994 as Vlora University of Technology Ismail Qemali. As of 2014, it offers degrees in economics, public health, and humanities, in addition to engineering and technology. Its rector is Assoc. Prof. Dr. Albert Qarri.
University of Vlora “Ismail Qemali” is a public institution of High Education, of teaching and scientific nature. It opened on 10 October 1994 upon decision of The Ministers’ Council No. 105, on 28.02.1944. University of Vlora is a nationally recognized, public university offering students a personal,high-quality, affordable education through a diverse combination of liberal studies, professional instruction, cultural and social experiences, professional master and master of science. During these years of its existence the University of Vlora has constantly and seriously attempted to increase the level of teaching and research. Its role and mission are focused in: contemporary teaching according to international standards, applied research work and academic work of high quality; effective services with a high impact in public and community, comprehensive activities programs for students development.
There are four faculties :
Faculty of Technical Sciences
Faculty of Economy
Faculty of Human Sciences
Faculty of Public Health
There are 10 600 students studding at 30 Bachelor programs, Master of Sciences programs, 14 Professional Master programs, and 1 PhD program. University of Vlora “Ismail Qemali” prosecute its institutional activity independently within international university system, in cooperation with partners and by self regulating relations in order to full fills its objectives. In accordance with these objectives it draws and takes part in specific programs and projects with national and international partners.