Catholic University “Our Lady of the Good Counsel” was established on August 27, 2004 by Decree No. 567 of the Government of the Republic of Albania, with the permission of the opening of Study Programs, in the following disciplines:
Faculty of Medicine with four Study Programs: Medicine, Dentistry and Dental Prostheses; Physiotherapy and Nursing (with headquarters in Tirana and Elbasan).
Faculty of Economic, Political and Social Sciences with three Study Programs: Political Science and International Relations; Business Economics; Economics and Management.
Faculty of Pharmacy with the Pharmacy Research Program.
Faculty of Applied Sciences, with two Study Programs: Architecture; Civil Engineering and the Environment. The study programs of Catholic University “Our Lady of the Good Counsel” are all accredited by the Public Agency of Higher Education Accreditation (APPAL) and recognized by the Ministry of Education and Sports of the Republic of Albania.