Rector – Prof. Dr. Tonin Gjuraj
Doctor of Sociology, University of Tirana; postdoctoral studies at St. Antony’s College, University of Oxford, England; MA Society and Politics, CEU, Prague, Czech Republic; BA in English Philology, University of Tirana; specializes in democratic civic education at the University of Washington, Seattle, USA, as well as at other universities: Norway, Poland, Hungary, Germany, the Netherlands, Israel, etc. Author of several publications on issues related to religion, transition and democratization, the debate on the private-public university, civil society, in scientific journals at home and abroad. Former Ambassador of the Republic of Albania to the State of Israel, 2007 – 2009. From December 2011 – October 2018, Rector of UET. Currently a full-time professor at UET, at the Department of Applied Social Sciences.