December 26th, 2013
On December 2013, Epoka University was granted full membership at the International Association of University (IAU), being the first and only private higher education institution in Albania adhering to the said Association.
The mission of this UNESCO-based worldwide prestigious Association is to build a worldwide higher education community. Founded in the 1950, the Association brings together institutions and organizations from some 120 countries for reflection and action on common concerns and collaborates with various international, regional and national bodies active in higher education.
The Association aims at giving expression to the obligation of universities and other higher education institutions as social institutions to promote, through teaching, research and services, the principles of freedom and justice, of human dignity and solidarity, and contributes, through international cooperation, to the development of material and moral assistance for the strengthening of higher education generally.
Becoming a member of this prominent and active Association signals that Epoka University is a member of the global higher education community devoted to academic excellence and provision of high quality standards.
The membership will give the University a word in shaping policies at an international level in higher education and at the same the University will benefit from the expertise of the Association in terms of internationalization strategies, sustainable development, ensuring of academic and scientific integrity, provision of equitable access and success and benefit from the different networks, activities, projects, grants in the said areas.
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