Tirana

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Tirana at a glance

Tirana is the capital of Albania, the country’s largest city and its political, economic and cultural centre. Situated between the Dajti Mountain and a valley that leads to the Adriatic Sea, Tirana is crossed by river Tiranë and includes four artificial lakes and reservoirs. The metropolis is rich both in monuments and parks, but also in colours that brighten any visitor’s day. Since Tirana is rather small then giant, relaxation is at your disposal, as well as the warmth of the locals. The capital of Albania is in an evolution process, that restores its beauties and its functionality. Even so, the city is warm and welcoming and has an energy that will help you enjoy your time at its fullest, while studying for your degree abroad!

Studying

Studying in Tirana

In Tirana, you can find an accredited programme that fits to your needs and leads to a Bachelor’s degree, Master’s degree or PhD. Also, you have plenty of options if you wish to follow a specialized study track. You have the option to earn your undergraduate degree in agriculture, biotechnology or agribusiness, arts and music, sciences, military studies. Also, you can find a Bachelor’s degree programme in some of the popular domains: finance, engineering, IT or architecture.

In Tirana, you may apply to a Master of Science (M.Sc.) or a PhD course in international relations, politics and European studies on enjoy a graduate school abroad that focuses on sciences or military discipline.

Career

Career opportunities in Tirana

Cultural and research events held by universities are some of the aids that students receive before their graduation. However, since Tirana is the economic and industrial centre of Albania, the city has a high potential, when it comes to employment.

The evolving business world is visible through the construction of TID tower, an 85 meters high building designed especially for companies. Some of the largest industries are agricultural products and machinery, textiles, pharmaceuticals, metal products and services.

Life

Tirana city life

Tirana is a vivid city with a specific vibration. After one day of admiring its centre, you can taste a bit of the coffee culture, pastries and gelato. Some of the hotspots you can visit are the Sankderbeg Square with its large bronze statue of Alexandre the Great meeting Thor, the luxurious Blloku area, the huge Parku I Madh (Grand Park) and Mount Dajti National Park.

Other impressive monuments are Tirana Castle, the Clock Tower of Tirana, Tanners’ Bridge, National Historic Museum or Dëshmorët e Kombit Boulevard. Local culture happens at National Theatre, National Theatre of Opera and Ballet of Albania, the National Library of Albania and the National Arts Gallery.

City nightlife is active, concentrated around Blloku and with entertainment possibilities for all preferences. Among the most reputed events there are Tirana Biennale, Tirana Jazz Festival, Summer Day, White Night, Rally Albania and Tirana Fashion Week.

If you wish to see the surrounding and escape city life, you can always enrol in a one-day trip to the seaside and enjoy one of the accessible restaurants and landscapes of Durrësi historic city of the Adriatic Sea.

International atmosphere in Tirana

Tirana’s inhabitants are warm and internationally known for their kindness. Albanians from this city also are animated and involved in socialization, so you might be surprised about the laughter and loud discussions. Locals are so well-known as warm that they include symbols such as “bread”, “salt” and “heart” of their hospitality in traditional songs.

Tirana’s population is growing, thanks to industrial development.

Weather Tirana

Tirana’s climate is balanced and includes very warm and humid summers and winters with snow falls. Average temperatures are around 12°C (54°F) in January and February and 31°C (88°F) in July and August.

Universities in Tirana

Swiss School of Business and Management (SSBM) is a global, unique and innovative school with an increasing diverse student body. We are an international business and management school offering premium research, practice and education. Most importantly our programs were designed with over 30 industry partners. We also guarantee Swiss Quality Education and excellence. 

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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.

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