Albania | International Credentials Equivalencies

Minimum GPA
7.5/10 or 4/5
B Plus GPA
Instruction Languages
Bachelors Equiv.
Pre-2007: Diplome, professional title (requiring a minimum of 4 years of study) Post-2007: Diplome e Nivelit te Dyte
Masters Equiv.
Pre-2007: Kandidat i Shkencave (Candidate of Science); Diplome e Studimeve te Thelluara pasuniversitare
Grading System

10-Point Scale, with 5 as lowest passing grade:

10 Dhjetë Excellent
9 Nëntë Very Good (First Class)
8 Tëtë Good
7 Shtatë Average
6 Gjashtë Satisfactory
5 Pesë Lowest Passing Grade

Recognized Universities

Academy of Arts
Agricultural University of Tirane
“Epoka” University
Ismail Qemal Vlora Technological University
Luigj Gurakuqui University of Shkoder
New York University – Tirana
Polytechnic University of Tirana
University“Ismail Qemali” Vlorë
University of Korca F.
University of Tirane

Notes for Albania

Pre-university education is 12 years and graduates receive School leaving certificate. This is the requirement for university admission along with State entrance examinations.

Bologna Note:

Bologna signatory since 2003.

The system offers three cycles which came into effect in 2007:
Diplome e Nivelit te Pare- 180 ECTS
Diplome e Nivelit te Dyte- 120 ECTS
Dokotor i Shkencave- 60 ECTS and thesis

Diploma Supplements have been issued in both Albanian and English since 2004.

ECTS credit system is being used as of 2006.

Last modified: June 13, 2019