Head of Departments


Head of the Department of Economics and Finance – Prof. Asoc. Dr. Elvin Meka

Prof. Assoc. Dr. Elvin Meka has more than 16 years of experience in central and commercial banking, capital markets and securities in Albania, as well as about 8 years of academic experience as deputy. Dean & Head of the Department of Finance and Deputy. Rector for Academic Process, at the European University of Tirana (UET). Prof. Assoc. Dr. Elvin Meka has worked for various institutions, such as: Bank of Albania (Issue Department, Monetary Operations Division), Tirana Stock Exchange Department), Tirana Stock Exchange JSC (General Director), Albanian Banking Association (General Secretary) ) and Emporiki Bank – Albania, Credit Agricole Group (General Financial Director – CFO) and University College “Luarasi” (Administrator). He has been a member of the Business Advisory Council (in the Ministry of Economy, Trade & Energy), a member of the board of the Mountain Development Agency (MADA), Chairman of the Internal Audit Committee (in the Ministry of Finance), and currently is the Editor-in-Chief of the Magazine “BANKIERI”, published by the Albanian Association of Banks (AAB), Chairman of the Supervisory Board of AK Invest, and a member of the Internal Audit Committee of INSIG

Head of Management and Marketing Department – Prof. Asoc. Dr. Arlinda Ymeraj (Keçi)

Has diverse experience, almost 40 years in various fields, including decision-making at the highest level. In particular, he has 18 years of experience in teaching at (post) university level and 20 years of experience in research; In the period 2011-2019 he has led 10 degrees in BA programs, 55 degrees in MH + MP programs and 5 degrees in Doctorate at UET. He has participated with lectures and presentations in 7 international congresses of Public Policy, Social and Good Governance and in 9 scientific conferences with international participation in Tirana. She is the author of 1 scientific research monograph, 2 academic textbooks, 25 scientific articles (5 with impact factor), 18 policy papers, published in scientific journals at home and abroad, as well as 52 thesis oppositions at UET (9 in BA, 28 in MP + MES, 15 in Doctorate).

Head of the Department of Legal Sciences – Dr. Jonida Gjika

Dr. Jonida Gjika completed her University Studies at the Faculty of Law at the University of Tirana and was decorated with a “Gold Medal” for the results achieved.
In 2011 he completed his postgraduate studies at the Department of Civil Law (FD) at UT, he defended the title “Doctor of Legal Sciences” at the Institute of European Studies of the University of Tirana. She initially started her professional career as a Lawyer in the Legal Directorate at the (D.P.Rr.) Ministry of Transport, and in 2008, she was appointed Director of the Legal Directorate in the Electronic and Postal Communications Authority, holding this position for more than 10 years.
Since 2007 she has been teaching continuously as a lecturer in several Public and Non-Public Universities in the country, at the Faculties of Law. During his professional career he has developed short-term and long-term trainings, studies and various qualifications inside and outside the country, and has contributed to the drafting of legislation in various fields of Law. She is the author and co-author of several research and scientific articles published in prestigious journals at home and abroad. She has been a member of the Editorial Board of the Journal of Modern Education Review (JMER) ISSN 2155-7993 Academic Star Publishing Company, USA for several years.
She has several years of work experience as a legal trainer of administrative staff in the field of contractual legislation and taxation at private legal entities. From 2020 onwards, she holds the position of Head of the Department of Legal Sciences at the Faculty of Legal, Political and International Relations at the European University of Tirana.

Head of the Department of Applied Social Sciences – Prof. Asoc. Dr. Ervis Iljazaj

Doctor of Science in Political Science, University of “La Sapienza”, Rome Italy 2014, with the title of the dissertation: “Different models of parliamentary leadership”, comparative analysis. In 2010 he completed the postgraduate studies of the second level Master at the University of “La Sapienza” in “Parliamentary Institutions”. 2007-2009 studied Master of Science in Political Science at the University of Camerino in Italy. 2004-2007- completes Bachelor studies in Political Science at the University of “Camerino” in Italy. Participated in several national and international scientific conferences as well as author of scientific articles on issues related to political institutions, political parties and parliamentarism. From 2016-2017 vice. director of UET Doctoral School. Editorial in print media. From 2017-2018 director of the newspaper MAPO. Currently a lecturer in political science at the Department of Applied Social Sciences at the “European University of Tirana”, as well as Executive Director of the “European Pashko Institute”.

Head of the Department of Humanities and Communication – Prof. Asoc. Dr. Belina Budini

Prof. Assoc. Dr. Belina Budini is a lecturer at the European University of Tirana where she currently heads the Faculty of Humanities, Education and Liberal Arts and the Department of Humanities and Communication. Previously, she held the position of Head of the Department of Communication and Public Relations, in the period from 2013 to 2018. She completed Master studies at the University of London, Goldsmiths College and doctoral studies at the University of Tirana, for communication and media . Holds the rank of Prof. As. Dr. and is the author of the books “Three times of Albania in TIME, 1923-2013”, published in 2014 and “Edi Rama, pop (ulist) -star politician”, published in 2009. She is the author of many articles and analyzes of published in the media. He has organized, directed and participated in many national and international conferences, at home and abroad. Has brought to Albanian several international texts in the field of communication, collaborating with prestigious publishing houses such as Mc.Graw Hill Education, Macmillan Education, Sage, etc.

Head of the Department of Psychology, Education and Sports – Prof. Asoc. Dr. Edi Puka

Prof. Assoc. Dr. Edi Puka graduated in 2003 at the Faculty of Education Sciences at the University “Aldo Moro”, Bari, Italy. In 2007, at the same university, he obtained the degree of “Doctor” in Educational Sciences. In 2006 he was elected Dean of the Faculty of Education, at the University “Aleksandër Moisiu”, Durrës, where he later served as Vice Rector and Rector. Since 2012, he has been conducting his academic activity at the Department of Psychology, Education and Sports, at the European University of Tirana, where he currently holds the position of Head of Department.

Head of the Department of Applied Arts – Dr. Ermir Nika

Doctor of Science Ermir Nika, has expanded his professional activity in several areas of important both in terms of artistic creativity and in terms of study and research scientific. In 2016 he defended the title Doctor of Philological Sciences with the topic: “The beginnings of modernity in Albanian novel prose, while in 2005 he completed postgraduate studies for the title Master at the University of Tirana, Faculty of History – Philology, branch Language – Literature. He would complete his higher studies in the field of language and literature in 2000 at the University of Tirana at the Faculty of History and Philology. Dr. Ermir Nika is the author of a series of literary and scholarly works.

Head of the Department of Engineering and Architecture PhD. Silvana Sukaj

Dr. Silvana Sukaj is a Lecturer in the Department of Architecture and Civil  Engineering at the University of UET. She is currently a postdoctoral fellow at Tor Vergata University, where she also earned her doctoral degree in Civil Engineering. Prior to her graduation, she was a guest research fellow at the Tor Vergata University. She also received her  master’s degrees in Architecture from the University of Sapienza at Rome. Dr. Sukaj worked on a variety of research studies that equipped her with the skills to conduct diverse research in material and structural program in the civil engineering discipline.

Head of the Department of Technology and Informatics – Dr. Aurora Binjaku

Dr. Aurora Binjaku completed her university studies at the Faculty of Economics at the University of Tirana and defended her title “Doctor” at the European University of Tirana in 2016. She has 15 years of experience in the private sector in the country with a leading, managerial and project management role. In academic terms, he has 7 years of teaching experience at the European University of Tirana in the field of Statistics. She is the co-author of 3 academic books, has participated and published 10 scientific studies in conferences and journals at home and abroad.

Head of Imaging Department – Dr. Admir Jançe

Dr. Admir JANÇE completed his university studies at the Faculty of Natural Sciences, Department of Biology-Chemistry at the University “Aleksandër Xhuvani” Elbasan during the period 1998-2002.
During the years 2002-2005 he graduated from the Higher Postgraduate School “Sh.P.U.” at the Faculty of Natural Sciences – Tirana, at the end of which he defended his Master of Science.
During the period 2009-2014 he completed his Dissertation studies at the Faculty of Natural Sciences in Tirana and the Faculty of Environmental Sciences at the University of Studies “La Sapienza” Rome – Italy, defending at the end of this period the Doctorate on “Palynological study of deposits of the Quaternary in the City of Elbasan ”, and received the title“ Doctor of Science ”.
All the above study periods have been completed with excellent results. Since 2002 he has given a continuous contribution in the field of education where we mention: lecturer at the University “Medicom” Elbasan., Then from 2006 onwards Lecturer at the Department of Biology at the Faculty of Natural Sciences at the University “Alexander Xhuvani” Elbasan, as well as has given lectures at the Faculty of Environmental Sciences at the University of Studies “La Sapienza” Rome.
During the period 2014-2017 he has been active as an internal lecturer and Head of the Department of Nursing-Physiotherapy at the Faculty of Medical Sciences at Albanian University.
He is currently an internal lecturer at the Department of Nursing-Physiotherapy and holds the position of Head of the Imaging Department at the Faculty of Medical Technical Sciences at the European University of Tirana.
Dr. Admir Jançe is the author of many scientific articles published in national and international journals as well as a participant in a number of international scientific conferences. Also Dr. Admir Jançe is a Member of the Scientific Board of a considerable number of prestigious international scientific journals.

Head of the Department of Nursing and Physiotherapy – Prof. Asoc. Dr. Voltisa Lama

Prof. Asoc. Dr. Voltisa Lama has awarded the title Doctor of Medicine (Dr. med.) at the University of Hamburg, Medical Faculty, Germany. She is graduated as “General Physician” and as “Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist” from the Faculty of Medicine, University of Tirana. Dr. Lama has attended several trainings and courses abroad from University Centre Charite-Berlin, University Centre Hamburg-Clinic for Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University of Amsterdam, King’s College London, University Hospital of Vienna and University of Salzburg. She is a consultant doctor licensed in Child and Adolescent Mental Health. Author of several albanian and english publications. Since 2013 she is working as full time lecturer at the European University of Tirana. Her research interests are in Child and Adolescent Psychopathology. During 2004-2009 she worked in the International Cooperation Office of the Medical Faculty, University of Tirana as Coordinator of the American-Austrian project «Open Medical Institute» for continuing medical education.

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