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Western Balkans University

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Western Balkans University

Western Balkans University (WBU) is a private higher education institution in Tirana, with a special focus on Medicine, Medical Sciences, Technology, Economy and Innovation. Western Balkans University is organized and operates as a private university, of academic and scientific character, offering first, second and third cycle study programs.

The university is established under the special framework cooperation between “American Hospitals Group” and “International Hospital Hygeia”. The close partnership with these two hospital groups is the strongest indicator of the guarantee of success that this institution expects to achieve in the near future. The WBU aims to be among the leading universities in southeast Europe and to attract the best students by offering them all the facilities to be ready for the international labor market.

Our Vision

Western Balkans University will have a transformative impact on society through continual innovation in education, research, creativity, and entrepreneurship.

Our Mission

To create a transformative educational experience for students focused on deep disciplinary knowledge; problem solving; leadership, communication, and interpersonal skills; and personal health and well-being.

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2023 - 2024 Academic Year

Education and experiences that set students up for success in a career.