- National Commercial Bank
The National Commercial Bank is the main partner of the Faculty of Integrated Studies with Practice. Founded in 1925, BKT is the largest and oldest trading bank in Albania. The 11-year co-operation between BKT and FASTIP reveals year after year the success of this unique education system in Albania. During these years, the National Commercial Bank has sponsored, and educated through this program 184 students in Bachelor Degree in Banking Management, 126 graduates are employed directly after graduation and 37 students are pursuing studies in the academic year 2018 – 2019. Already 11 % of the National Commercial Bank staff (101 employees) are graduated in FASTIP, giving their contribution to bank success and pursuing personal career paths, from the respected position of Teller to Branch Director, Deputy Director Department, Leader Operations, Auditor, etc.
The National Bank of Commerce and the University “Alexander Moisiu” Durrës, along the 11 years experience of this public-private partnership program, work together as a serious partner for consolidating, enhancing, and succeeding in the Bachelor Degree Program.
FASTIP offers undergraduate studies integrated with professional practice by alternating every 3 months academic education with professional banking / business practice programs, and for all successful students it is possible to employ them immediately after graduation from partner institutions.
- Vodafone Albania
Vodafone Albania is one of the three mobile telephony companies operating in Albania since 2001. It is part of one of the world’s leading communications companies, Vodafone Group Plc, and covers an important part of the domestic market. Vodafone Albania has over 2 million customers and offers them a wide range of quality and secure products and services through a widespread network of 139 stores across the country.Vodafone Albania is also a major company in terms of economic activity and employment, with an avant-garde and comprehensive business philosophy. She is actively engaged in programs and projects that promote young people. In this context, Vodafone’s cooperation with the Faculty of Integrated Practice Studies (FASTIP) was launched in 2011.Over the years, Vodafone Albania has provided financial and professional support to nearly 31 students enrolled in FASTIP. Every student who has been part of Vodafone Albania has passed through a tailor-made training program and professional experience with concrete tasks.Skills gained during practical training periods have made FASTIP students not only more capable of performing tasks but also more advantaged in the job market. This is most clearly expressed in their advancement both in Master studies and in their professional career in Albania and abroad.
- Harmonia Hotels Group
Harmonia Hotels Group is one of the leader companies of Albania established
in 2012 as a business to produce value by creating products that fulfill
individual customer expectations. This enterprise came to life by the will of its founders who are among the main professional contributors of the tourism sector in our country especially during the last decade.