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Department of Economics

I. Introduction

Established in 2008, the department is engaged in equipping undergraduate and graduate students with critical thinking and preparing them to face public debates in interdisciplinary fields of study. Economics department offers the three cycles of study as Bachelors, Master’s and Doctorate (PhD) degree programs.

1. Mission: The mission of the Department of Economics consists of three interrelated components: 1. providing the highest quality instruction to our undergraduate and graduate students; 2. conducting leading-edge research in economics; 3. providing leadership and service to our professional communities.

2. Context: Based on the provision of the Law no. 80/2015 “On Higher Education and Scientific Research in Higher Education in the Republic of Albania” and in the framework of the conduct of the Institutional Review (Re-accreditation) of Epoka University as well as the beginning of the preliminary work on the drafting of the 2018-2022 Strategic Plan of Epoka University, Economics Department prepared its Strategic Plan for 2017-2022.

3. Vision: The Department of Economics aims at the qualification of new staff with general knowledge alert to the challenges in economy and able to work in the administration of local and foreign private companies.

4. Sources: This strategic plan foresees that the department will draw upon the human, financial, and material resources of the department and the University, investing in the improvement of its staff, and exploring grant funding and sponsorship for research and other activities.

5. Achievements from the last period: The Department of Economics has seen a number of achievements since its inception in 2008. The bachelor study program was accredited in 2011 and the Master of Science and PhD study programs in 2016. The number of students enrolled in the department has shown an increasing trend.

II. Priority Areas– Themes

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