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Foundation: 1957

Mission: University of Tirana is a public university which provides a wide range of study programs at bachelor, master, and doctoral study levels. University of Tirana contributes to the developments in society through three main pillars of the higher public education mission; scientific research, education, and services to the public, elements which best complement each other. University of Tirana provides education with the focus placed on students and stimulation of their persona; and intellectual growth to make them capable of having a productive career in the future and responsible citizens in an ever global society.

Vision: University of Tirana strives to be one of the best models of the higher public education organizations characterized by rigorous academic achievements and deep scientific research, a first-choice university for students to improve their lives and society


Overall percentile
Research percentile
Innovation percentile
Societal percentile

Evolution of the institution

The following data gives a quick reading on the scientific performance in the last years. The research ranking refers to the volume, impact and quality of the institution's research output. The innovation ranking is calculated on the number of patent applications of the institution and the citations that its research output receives from patents. Finally, the societal ranking is based on the number of pages of the institution's website and the number of backlinks and mentions from social networks.

Compared to its context

The result of the evaluation of the institution can be compared to obtain a view of the country, the region to which it belongs and the institutions of the world, placing it in their respective positions.

Compared to All sectors (percentiles)
Compared to Universities sector (percentiles)

Ranks by Subject areas/categories

We have divided the scientific output of the institution into 19 large areas of knowledge and the following table shows only the ranks in different territorial domains achieved by the institution in each of the areas. For an institution to have a presence in an area, it is necessary that it exceed in the last year a minimum output threshold equivalent to twice the percentage that this area represents in the world. If you need scientific indicators on these areas visit Scopus and/or SciVal.

AreaWorldEastern EuropeAlbania
Arts and Humanities 1669th161st1st
Business, Management and Accounting 1858th131st1st
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 1357th107th1st
Environmental Science 3918th326th1st
Social Sciences +3113th257th2nd

Publishing profile

These are the journals used by the institution's researchers to publish their work in the last year. The size of each circle represents the value of the SJR of the publication, and its spatial position represents its subject matter.

This visualizatión allows you to identify the knowledge areas where the institution has published, recognize the prestige of the scientific journals in which the institution knowledge has been published, and identify predominant scientific communities.

Where is the institution located?

  • Government
  • Health
  • Universities
  • Companies
  • Non-Profit
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