The University of Berat is a private, independent and secular institution of Higher Education, which operates with state tariffs. Licensed by Council of Ministers Decision no. 697 of 18.06.2009, he opened the doors in the academic year 2009-2010, offering study programs in two faculties: the Faculty of Social Sciences with the Law and Political Science, Political Science and General Psychology Programs as well as the Faculty of Economics with Learning Programs in Finance-Banking and Business Administration. During the first academic year, around 1000 students attended.
A year later this institution offered new university degrees in study programs: Pre-school Teacher, Primary Education Teacher, English Language, Nursing, Computer Engineering and Information Technology, finalizing the academic year 2010-2011 with the opening of two new faculties: Faculty of Medical Sciences and Faculty of Architecture and Engineering.
The academic year 2010-2011 finds the University of Berat with about 2600 students in the first cycle of study. Since the first year of its creation and on, this institution put the focus of academic life on promoting intellectual product and fusion of teaching with scientific research. Through presentations, research and exchange, the University directs and promotes the identification and development of projects which will once again consolidate its primary goal, that of scientific and research development towards the best quality.