In August 2004, on the initiative of the “Our Lady of Good Counsel” Foundation, it was established by the Decision of the Council of Ministers dated 27.08.2004, “Our Lady of Good Counsel” University, today the Catholic University “Our Lady of Good Counsel”. The institution started its general academic activity in 2004-2005 with the Faculty of Medicine and the Faculty of Economics and Political Sciences and in the academic year 2005-2006 with the Faculty of Pharmacy. The Faculty of Applied Sciences was activated for the first time in the academic year 2015-2016.
Every program offered by each of the above Faculties in accordance with higher education law is accredited with a duration of 6 years.
Also the institution has been accredited 3 times with the highest evaluation respectively in 2007, 2016 and last in 2017, where reports of Quality Assurance Agency in Higher Education (ASCAL) in collaboration with British Accreditation Agency (QAA), give positive evaluation underlying the fact that Catholic University “Our Lady of Good Counsel” fully meets the State Standards of Quality.