TIRANA, November 30
Undergraduate and graduate students that demonstrate excellent academic records or belong to a defined group of categories will be exempt from all the tuition fee in public universities. The Council of Ministers based on a proposal made by the Ministry of Education approved a verdict and according to it, the following categories of students will study for free starting this year.
High-school students with the average high school grade between 9 and 10 that will study to be teachers.
Moreover, the verdict provides a benefit to students who had a parent that was a member of the institutions below and lost life in the line of duty or because of duty:
- State Police
- The National Guard
- Internal Control Service
- Fire Protection and Rescue Service
- The Armed Forces
- State Intelligence Service
- Prison officers
Further on, the children of persons that were granted the status of former politically prosecuted during the communist regime are also entitled to tuition-free education in all study programs in public universities.
News Source: Scan TV
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