June 9, 2023
A new era for TBU: BALFIN Group becomes the majority shareholder

BALFIN Group is the majority shareholder of Tirana Business University College (TBU), increasing its share quota to 60%. Thus, BALFIN leads the way for TBU towards a new chapter of development, both in terms of technical and financial perspectives.

The increasing share participation of BALFIN Group represents new opportunities for students who have completed their high school studies and plan to initiate university studies, and for students who are in pursuit of a profession, career development, or a new career. New programs will be introduced before long which shall be developed based on the real labor market demands in the private sector. The new study programs shall be a meeting point for young people and businesses’ needs for young experts.

Considering that BALFIN Group operates in 10 different countries, TBU will introduce its new study programs in cooperation with other international universities and the main companies that will enable students to outshine in the ever-evolving education, business, and entrepreneurship sphere and beyond.

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A propitious indication from TBU’s latest data reveals that 86.5% of its students are already employed before completing their studies. From 2023 onwards, it is expected that this figure shall further increase, with the support of BALFIN as the majority shareholder. In addition entrepreneurship and financial support opportunities for top-scoring and financially aided students shall develop.

TBU: 13 years of quality education

TBU was founded in 2010. BALFIN Group’s involvement as a shareholder in 2014 unfolded a new chapter for TBU ‘s development, namely the multiplying of capacity for student internships and starting a professional career at the earliest possible during studies.

Tirana Business University is widely known as a university focused on quality and coordination of theory with practice, as an institutionally accredited university providing all study programs, and as being attentive to each and every student. 12 student generations with Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees have graduated from TBU, with the 13th generation following shortly. TBU provides first and second-degree study programs in Business Administration with the following minors: Management, Accounting & Finance, Marketing, and Law. The Faculty of Information Technology is a newly established faculty at TBU which shall be operational in the next academic year of 2023-2024, together with its bachelor and master programs, while other programs shall operate regularly.