The University of New York Tirana was established in September 2002. It got its license from the Albanian government in August 27th 2004. The University was established to fulfill the regional needs for an American educational system and to prepare future leaders and business executives with liberal arts and business education, a cross-cultural perspective, and a competitive spirit.
The university has the following departments: Department of Economics and Business Administration: courses in Economics, Management Science, Finance, Marketing, International Business, and Business Communication, Department of Computer Sciences: courses in Computer and Information Science, Department of Science and Mathematics: course in Mathematics for Business and Computer Science. Department of International Relations and Political Science: courses in International Relations and Political Sciences, Department of Arts, Humanities, and Psychology: courses in Psychology, Art History, and World Civilizations. Department of Media and Communications, Department of English Language and Literature.