Number of students in Economics Department is increasing year by year. Economics Department is highly attractive from very successful students coming from the best public and private High Schools in Albania and from Balkans as well. Bachelor’s degree offered let students discover their own possibilities, prepare them to pursue their future profession and establish a credible base for a higher degree. The Department of Economics aims at the qualification of students with general knowledge alert to the challenges in economy, and able to work in the administration of local and foreign private companies. Epoka University collaborates with many universities and partner institutions abroad in the field of education, scientific research and international exchanges of students. One of the projects implemented by the university is Erasmus – a program of cooperation between universities form around the world. Part of the current students are also the Erasmus students coming from different countries.
The Department of Economics aims at the qualification of new staff with general knowledge alert to the challenges in economics and able to work in the administration of local and foreign private companies. The student will be able to acquire the necessary knowledge to operate in Albania and abroad due to the learnt theoretical framework, Albanian economy, accounting, related laws, international economics etc. The department objective is to qualify new economists, supplied with the field knowledge by benefiting from all the achievements of this discipline at the international level.
The degree conferred upon the completion of the undergraduate program is Economist/ Bachelor of Arts in Economics. The educational workload for these three years is 120 credits or 180 ECTS credits. The students graduated from this department will be able to serve in the public administration, in the private sector and in non-governmental organizations.
The system of attendance is full time. Detailed information on the courses offered in the semester schedules is included in the academic plan. The list of departmental must required elective and free-elective courses is provided in details in the academic catalogue, including the theoretical lessons, recitation lessons, credits, equivalent credits according to ECTS credit system, and the workload of each course. The list of courses offered each semester by our department and academic catalogue correlate together. The objective of this department is to fulfill the need for qualified members in this field and to prepare skilled people to work in different sectors related to economics. In addition, the vast demands from high-school applicants have been an influent factor for the establishment of the department.
The program is open to candidates with a variety of backgrounds and interests. Candidates eligible to apply are those who are proficient in English, and have a good Grade Point Average from their high school. International students are encouraged to apply.
Please visit Admission Office's webpage for detailed information about eligibility criteria, and application procedure and documents.