Albania

The following information, regarding minimum equivalent qualifications and academic standing, and required credential, is intended as a guideline only and is to be used as a reference for admission purposes only

Admission to Master's Program

Minimum Equivalent Qualifications
For admission to a master’s program, the qualifications listed are normally recognized as equivalent to a Simon Fraser University 4-year bachelor’s degree with a minimum overall grade of B. Most SFU graduate programs will assess a Bologna compliant degree as equivalent to a four-year degree. Please note: departments may have higher requirements and the assessment of any individual may be subject to additional criteria, including English language scores

Minimum Overall Academic Standing
8 on a 10 point scale or B on ECTS

Required Credential or Degree
Diplome Universitare usually accompanied by the award of a “Titull” (title)

Admission to Doctoral Program

Minimum Overall Academic Standing
8 on a 10 point scale or B on ECTS

Required Credential or Degree
Master's Degree Equivalent.  Kandidat i Shkencave (Candidate of Sciences). Diplome e Studimeve te Thelluara pasuniversitare 

English Language Proficiency Test

Applicants with a degree from this country are required to submit proof of English language competency

Education System

Language(s) of Instruction

Albanian

Grading System

10-Point Scale

Scale Description  
10 Dhjetë Excellent
9 Nëntë Very Good (First Class)
8 Tëtë Good
7 Shtatë Average
6 Gjashtë Satisfactory
5 Pesë Lowest Passing Grade

ECTS

Grade Description
A Excellent
B Very Good
C Good
D Satisfactory
E Sufficient
FX Fail
F Fail