UKZ’s mission is as follows:

A Temple of Knowledge which cultivates learning and the development of knowledge, fosters critical thinking and the spirit of entrepreneurship for new research, which aid social and technological development, prepare responsible and professionally capable young people to be part of a virtual and global society, part of an open labour market and at the same time, a model for other members of society.

This mission is based on several pillars: teaching and knowledge; modern society and fair competition; modern labour markets; critical, research and entrepreneurial thinking.

This mission is coherent with the mission of higher education in the Republic of Kosovo, respectively with the Law on Higher Education in the Republic of Kosovo, with the Strategic Plan for Education in Kosovo 2017-2021 (see: https://masht.rks-gov.net/uploads/2017/02/20161006-psak-2017-2021_1.pdf ) and with the National Development Strategy 2016-2021 (NDS) (see: http://www.kryeministri-ks.net/repository/docs/Strategjia_Kombetare_per_Zhvillim_2016-2021_Shqip.pdf ).

Also, the UKZ public mission is coherent with:

  1. European Higher Education Area EHEA http://www.ehea.info/ );
  2. European Research Area;
  3. European Commission Guidelines for Higher Education; (See: https://enqa.eu/indirme/esg/ESG%20in%20Albanian_by%20KAA.pdf )
  4. Bologna Declaration; (See https://uni-gjilan.net/ëp-content/uploads/2020/12/1999_Bologna_Declaration_English_553028.pdf )
  5. Standards and Guidelines for Quality Assurance in the European Higher Education Area (SGE) (European Association for Quality Assurance in Higher Education, ENQA);
  6. Lisbon Convention


  1. National Plan for the implementation of the SAA 2020-2024, Article 107 (http://mei-ks.net/repository/docs/1_pkzmsa_miratuar_nga_kuvendi_final_.pdf )