On March 27, 2015, the Councils of Professors of the Faculty of Architecture and Engineering as well as that of the Faculty of Economics and Administrative Sciences of Epoka University convened in meetings at the premises of the University. PhD studies in Epoka University are supported by two foreign higher education institutions, Pamukkale University and Istanbul University in Turkey.
Based on the provisions of the Albanian higher education legislation, the Council of Professors is the principal responsible unit for the organisation and conduct of doctoral (PhD) studies and in this context, Council members evaluated the application for enrolment at PhD programs offered by Epoka University and decided on the PhD candidates to be accepted.
Pursuant to the Ordinance No. 565, dated 19.11.2012, of the Minister of Education and Science of the Republic of Albania, Epoka University has been conferred the right to offer PhD study programs as of the 2012-2013 academic year in the following areas:
2. Civil Engineering;
3. Computer Engineering;
4. Economics in the "Economics" and Banking and Finance" profiles;
5. Political Science and International Relations;
6. Business Administration.