n the presence of distinguished guests from Albania and abroad, 148 graduates from 7 Departments were awarded their Bachelor and Master degrees at the graduation ceremony of Epoka University, held at the University Campus on Friday, 15 June 2012.
"The graduates of the university prove that Albania can be competitive and effective in various sectors, such as education, as long as efforts are based on serious strategic planning and a consistent orientation towards standards of excellence, as demonstrated by Epoka University". This was a key point underlined by the Rector of the University Prof. Dr. Halil Murat Ozler, in his speech.
"Epoka University has endeavored from the first to offer excellence in research and in the quality of teaching at the university so that its graduates are prepared both with the knowledge and skills required but also with an excellent work ethic".
"Top academics in their field from abroad, both Albanian that studied in Europe and USA and foreign nationals, were invited to contribute to the teaching and research work, while gradually a new generation of young Albanian academics dedicated to excellence is being developed".
The Rector asked the graduates to act as "ambassadors for the University in the course of their careers" and assured them that "Epoka University aims to maintain a consistent and meaningful relationship with them through the Alumni network". The ceremony also included the award of the Best Student of Epoka University.
Epoka is the first choice of the Albanian students who want an international education. Epoka classes are held 100% in English. The students and staff come from 15 different countries. The University is accredited nationally and internationally.