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Education System Overview

In the 2019-2020 academic year, 26 U.S. students studied abroad for academic credit in Albania.

Academic year:

  • High School: September – June
  • Universities: October – July

Major school holidays/break: Mid-December – early January

Major exam period(s): February – March and June – July

Three years of English language classes are required for all Albanian high school students.

Structure of the University System

Years of study required to earn a bachelor's degree: 3 or more years

Language of instruction in universities: Albanian

Degrees offered: Bachelors, Masters and PhD programs