A course refers to a specialized study program. It usually takes place on campus but can be delivered online. Courses are popular for people who want to get specific knowledge in one subject.
Higher education in Albanian offered by 13 public universities. The most recent one is the University of Durres, which was opened in September 2006. The University of Sports in Tirana (Universiteti i Sporteve i Tiranës) formerly the Academy of Physical Training and Sports, from 2010. The University of Arts once upon a time Academy of Fine Arts (Akademia e Arteve) from 2011. In addition, there are 46 private universities and faculties operating in Albania. All universities have several faculties. The so called "non-university schools" give higher education programmes of two years.
Tourists usually find Tirana an interesting and charming city, with a lively night life. English is rapidly gaining steam as the second language in Tirana with the youth but many older residents also speak Italian.
See Course Studies in Tirana in Albania 2017
The goal of the Intensive English Language Program (IELP) is to prepare students to read, write, speak and listen to English in order to succeed in their university courses. During the program, students familiarize themselves with academic and language activities normally encountered in university level studies. Activities include viewing and discussing sample lectures, listening and note-taking, academic writing, reading of academic texts, critical thinking, participating in discussions and seminars as well as improving library and research skills. [+]