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  Tirana - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Tirana is presently trying to develop a tourist industry, although this effort is hampered by the political instability in the region, owing to military conflicts during the 1990s in Albania and neighboring Bosnia-Herzegovina, Kosovo and the Republic of Macedonia.
Tirana also features the University of Tirana, founded in 1957, and many governmental and social buildings such as the Albanian Institute of Sciences, the Academy of Arts, the Agricultural University, the Military Academy, the Institute of the Ministry of Internal Affairs, the People's Assembly, and the High Court.
Tirana was founded in 1614 by the Ottoman general Sulejman Pasha, who built a mosque, a bakery and a Turkish sauna, and named it "Tehran", as a tribute to his military victory at Tehran in Persia (now Iran).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Tirana   (845 words)

 University of Tirana - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
University of Tirana (Universiteti i Tiranës) is located in Tirana, Albania.
It was the first university in Albania when it was founded in October 1957 as State University of Tirana (Universiteti Shtetëror i Tiranës) by joining five higher institutes.
Initially it was comprised of ten faculties, but in 1991 it was broken up into the Polytechnic University which was formed of the engineering faculties and the main University of Tirana which comprised the seven remaining faculties covering humanities, economics, natural science and medicine.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/University_of_Tirana   (166 words)

 Tirana -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Tirana ((The Indo-European language spoken by the people of Albania) Albanian: Tiranë or Tirana) is the capital and largest (A large and densely populated urban area; may include several independent administrative districts) city of (A republic in southeastern Europe on the Adriatic coast of the Balkan Peninsula) Albania.
In the late (The decade from 1990 to 1999) 1990s Tirana experienced its fastest population upsurge as Albanians from the north moved to the capital in hopes of a better life.
During the late (The decade from 1980 to 1989) 1980s and early (The decade from 1990 to 1999) 1990s Tirana was the focal point of violent demonstrations which ultimately led to the collapse of the communist government.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/T/Ti/Tirana.htm   (838 words)

 Albanian Information - Albanian.com
The founding and later development of the city of Tirana were made possible by its geographic position on a fertile plain, rich in forest lands and water, and crossroads of the Adriatic and eastern Albania, and through the Qafa e K‘rab‘s valley and the Shkumbin river with the inner parts of the Balkan peninsula.
Tirana began to develop in the begining of the sixteenth century, when a bazar was established, and its craftsmen made silk, cotton, and leather fabrics, ceramics, iron, silver, and gold artifacts.
The Italians captured Tirana with the occupation of Albania in 1939.
www.albanian.com /main/countries/albania/tirana   (1211 words)

 Language Training
Tirana was a settlement established in the early 17th century during the Ottoman Empire's domination of Albania.
Located at the crossroads of the Adriatic Sea and eastern Albania, Tirana became the capital of Albania in 1920 and is the country's administrative, cultural, economic, and industrial center.
The Tirana Practicum is open to all ASU and non-ASU undergraduate and graduate students, as well as to non-degree students.
www.asu.edu /clas/reesc/cli/tirana1.htm   (378 words)

 Tirana, Albania, Pictures
Tirana, city in central Albania, capital of the country and of Tirana District, on the Ishm River.
Tirana is connected by rail with the port city of Durrës, on the Adriatic Sea.
Tirana is the site of the University of Tirana (1957), the Institute of Agriculture (1951), the Academy of Sciences (1972), and the National Library (1922).
www.greatestcities.com /Europe/Albania/Tirana   (212 words)

 Language Training
Tirana was founded by the Ottomans in the 17th century and was originally named Teheran to commemorate an Ottoman victory in Persia.
Students are placed in private or shared housing in university dormitories, city flats, or with families.
Meals are taken in the university cafeteria or in local cafes and restaurants.
www.asu.edu /clas/reesc/cli/tirana2.htm   (444 words)

 UNICEF - Media centre - Press releases
Tirana, 13 April 2005 - Efforts to fight human trafficking in South Eastern Europe are dominated by repressive measures to prevent irregular migration, prostitution and organized crime, according to a new report.
Tirana, 18 May 2004 - A centre offering services specially tailored for young people opened today at a place where they're most accessible to their target clients - at University of Tirana's Student City.
Tirana December 5, 2003 -- Migration has left behind a generation of youth 20% smaller than it was 12 years ago, and those young people are facing risks their parents never heard of.
www.unicef.org /albania/media_729.html   (1051 words)

 UNL News Releases 5/21/98   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Sang Lee, professor and chairman of management in the College of Business Administration, was presented with an honorary doctorate by the University of Tirana, recognizing seven years of effort by NU faculty members to help the impoverished country make the transition from communism to a market economy.
Lee, who has the title of University Eminent Scholar and Regents Professor at Nebraska, is the second person to receive an honorary doctorate degree from the University of Tirana since the end of communism in Albania in 1991.
The University of Tirana is the flagship university of the Albanian national university system and has awarded only four honorary degrees in its history.
www.unl.edu /pr/598/52198bnews.html   (267 words)

 Tirana - Current News & Information   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
TIRANA, Albania (AP) _ The bodies of an Albanian pop singer who died with her mother and 7-year-old daughter in a carbon monoxide poisoning accident in New...
TIRANA, Albania (AP) _ Albania on Wednesday mourned the death of an Albanian singer who was found dead in her New York home along with her daughter and mother.
Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew, Archbishop Christodoulos of Athens and All Greece and Archbishop Anastasios of Tirana and All Albania are among the formal...
news.daylightonline.com /2003/Tirana.html   (2698 words)

 IDRA - Reports
Test the ground for the level of the subject to be designed for each Faculty in local Universities (Economic Faculties are not all the same in their branches curricula introduced and not all of them have the same level of performance).
An official letter was prepared for Deans of all five universities where the objectives of the project and also the activities foreseen in the specific area were explained.
In all the Universities the training program was organized, the students showed a very high interest to have such a subject in their curricula.
www.idra-al.org /en/4resources/report_bizethics2004-2005finarep.php   (3564 words)

 Tirana   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The small town was selected as the temporary capital of Albania (as a compromise between South and North Albania) by the provisional government established at the Congress of Lushnjë (January 1920).
Currently, the city suffers from the problems of overpopulation such as waste management, lack of running water and electricity.
Despite the problems, Tirana has also experienced a very rapid growth in the construction of new buildings.
www.yotor.com /wiki/en/ti/Tirana.htm   (599 words)

 AUEAGLES.COM: Arben Gjino - Assistant Volleyball Coach
A graduate of the University of Tirana in Albania, Gjino earned his degree in physical education with an emphasis on volleyball.
After graduating from Tirana in 1983, Gjino was a high school physical education teacher until 1992.
From 1992-96, Gjino served as an assistant professor at the University of Tirana where he taught volleyball theory and practice to professional level athletes.
www.american.edu /athletics/vball/roster/gjino_arben.html   (258 words)

 Presidenti i Republikes se Shqiperise
Graduated from the University of Tirana, Faculty of Medicine (1967).
During the teaching years in the University of Tirana (1980 – 1990), Mr.
Berisha published study books, university textbooks and several scientific articles on cardiology, inside and outside of Albania.
www.president.al /english/pub/saliberisha.asp   (232 words)

 Women's Center   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Gjermeni is a lecturer at the Department of Social work in the University of Tirana since 1995.
Arqimandriti is graduated at the University of Tirana, Faculty of Natural Sciences - Physic’s Department.
Braço is graduated at the University of Tirana, Faculty of Natural Sciences - Physic’s Department.
www.tirana.al /~women/stafieng.htm   (814 words)

 Tirana Online, Travel, music, maps, Links
Embassy of Bosnia and Herzegovina in Tirana, Albania - Themistokli Germenji, 5 Tirana.
Embassy of The Hellenic Republic in Tirana, Albania - Skenderbeu Tirana.
Embassy of Hungary in Tirana, Albania - Skenderbeu Tirana.
www.tirana-online.de /links-d.html   (334 words)

 POLYTECHNIC UNIVERSITY OF TIRANA   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The Polytechnic University of Tirana is inherited from the Polytechnic Institute, founded in 1951.
Later on, in 1957, some other faculties were established and the Polytechnic Institute was converted into the State University of Tirana.
In 1991 the Polytechnic University of Tirana split up from the University of Tirana, under the provisions of recent legislation and from then on now it keeps the status of an independent chartered institution.
www.uptal.tirana.al   (69 words)

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Managament: academic and non-profit Lecturer - University of Tirana, Department of Social Work — (since November 2000- present) Lecturer of the Department of Social Science at this University; duties include: curriculum and teaching capacity development; maintenance of relationships with donors and staff; organization of classes and student life as well as a full teaching load.
Organize and give artistic and technical assistance to perform the program broadcast on T.V. The program was a combination of documentaries, Interview with the ambassador of UNDP, participants in studio and interviews with different people who give their opinion about the issues.
External Collaborator - UNCHR, Tirana, Albania (September/2001 — January/2002) Create a relationship between the Faculty of Social Science and UNHCR at the academic level to allow the best students of the fourth year, working as volunteer and office assistant at this organization.
www.gwu.edu /~rpsol/scholars04-05/vathi_res.doc   (908 words)

 SCNM - Division of Basic Medical Sciences
He has extensive teaching experience at the University of Texas at San Antonio and believes that classes should involve analogies and examples that are relevant to students’ current lives and their future careers as healers.
She performed postdoctoral research in the Department of Cell Biology at New York University School of Medicine, the Institute for Cancer Research at the Fox Chase Cancer Center, and the Department of Molecular and Cellular Physiology at Stanford University Medical Center.
She has published her research on the development of epithelial polarity, cellular adhesion, and the diversity of the voltage sensitive sodium channel, work that was funded by the NSF, the NIH and the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation.
www.scnm.edu /faculty/basic_medical.php   (905 words)

 Rexhep Meidani   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Bachelors degree in Physics from the University of Tirana with First Class Honors (1966), Diplome en Etudes Approfondies in Solid State Physics from the University of Cannes, France (1974), Doctorate in Solid State Physics from the University of Paris XI (1976), and Doctorate in Condensed Matter Physics from the University of Tirana (1984).
Between 1977 and 1980, he also taught at the University of Pristina in Kosovo and has been a visiting lecturer and scientist at universities in Italy, Germany, and England.
He was a guest lecturer at Dallas University and Boston University in 1992.
www.clubmadrid.org /cmadrid/index.php?id=137   (582 words)

 University of Tirana -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
University of Tirana -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article
University of Tirana (Universiteti i Tiranës) is located in (The capital and largest city of Albania in the center of the country) Tirana, (A republic in southeastern Europe on the Adriatic coast of the Balkan Peninsula) Albania.
Between 1985 and 1991 it was called Enver Hoxha University of Tirana (Universiteti i Tiranës "Enver Hoxha"; after the dictator (Click link for more info and facts about Enver Hoxha) Enver Hoxha).
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/u/un/university_of_tirana.htm   (464 words)

 Sonila Vathi | JFDP Scholar 2004-2005   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Sonila Turshilla Vathi is a visiting scholar from Albania during the 2004-2005 academic year at The George Washington University.
Her time in the USA is sponsored by the Junior Faculty Development Program, which is funded by the U.S. Department of State's Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs.
After graduating she taught Russian as a second language for foreign students in several universities in Kharkiv.
www.gwu.edu /~rpsol/scholars04-05/vathi.htm   (169 words)

 ARRLWeb: Project Goodwill Doubles Albania's Ham Population
(L-R) RSGB Representative Roger Brown, G3LQP, Sonila Agago of the Polytechnic University of Tirana, and ARRL representatives Carl Luetzelschwab, K9LA, Vicky Luetzelschwab, AE9YL, and Warren Hill, K7WX.
University Rector and President Perparim Hoxha thanked course organizers for bringing the Amateur Radio educational experience to the university.
Project organizer Martti Laine, OH2BH, was honored as a Senior Fellow of Polytechnic University of Tirana at the graduation ceremony.
www.arrl.org /news/stories/2003/12/16/2?nc=1   (808 words)

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The Mallakastra Regional Archaeological Project is a fully integrated cooperative program of regional archaeological research, sponsored by the Institute of Archaeology (Tirana) and the Department of Classics of the University of Cincinnati (USA).
Staff members in the second season of the project were drawn from a number of universities, research institutions, and consulting firms in Albania and abroad.
It is also hoped that Jan Driessen of the University of Leuven will join the project next year to take low altitude kite photographs of the entire cemetery.
classics.uc.edu /mrap/MRAP99.html   (5766 words)

 Resume - Ermal Shpuza   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Arch from Polytechnic University of Tirana, Albania, and a MSc.
Shpuza was an Assistant Professor at Polytechnic University of Tirana, where he taught design studios and architecture technology courses.
College of Architecture, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL The visit was part of the exchange program between Schools of Architecture at UF and PUT that led to founding of the 'Joint Studio'.
www.prism.gatech.edu /~gt7531b/resume.html   (921 words)

 Trinity Magazine - © 2003, Trinity International University (v. 1.04)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Upon his return from the army Bud was challenged by Bill Bright, director of the then fledgling Campus Crusade for Christ, to reach university students.
Thus the vision of the University Ambassador Team was born – seventy companions laboring together in the cause of the gospel in the foreign field.
A bishop of the Church of England, on a visit to America, heard of the team and extended an invitation to make the universities of England the chosen field.
www.tiu.edu /trinitymagazine/summer2003/hinkson.htm   (1474 words)

 Clark University - Public Affairs   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
A member of the faculty of social sciences, Gjermeni is also involved with the University of Tirana¹s Social Work Department.  She is the co-author of Responding to gender violence in Albania and Albanian culture and health patterns, both of which have appeared in compilation publications.
Gjermeni received her Bachelor of Science in history from the University of Tirana and a Master in Social Work from Grand Valley State University in Grand Rapids, Michigan.
Clark University is a private, co-educational liberal-arts research university with 2,000 undergraduate and 600 graduate students.
www.clarku.edu /offices/publicaffairs/press/2004/albania.shtml   (428 words)

 2005 Population Figures for Tirana, Albania   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Over 85 percent were published from 1950 to the present, mostly in Tirana.
Map of Tirana: A clear fl and white map of...
There is an ongoing teaching project in Tirana, and the friends...
travel.synabu.com /cities/T/Tirana,_Albania.html   (519 words)

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