Word of the President


Success is the crow of collective effort and converging work. CIT’s students, faculty, alumni, administrators, and staff should stand out for their commitment to academic excellence, entrepreneurial spirit, diversity, vibrancy creative innovation and continuous improvement.

Students are the kernel of the academic institution and its motor. Their voice should be high and should be listened by all stakeholders of academia. In education, student voice refers to the values, opinions, beliefs, perspectives, and cultural backgrounds of individual students and groups of students in an academic institution, and to instructional approaches and techniques that are based on student choices, interests, passions, and ambitions. Student voice is the alternative to more traditional forms of governance or instruction in which academic administrators and faculty members may make unilateral decisions with little or no input from students.

My word to students you have two interconnected objectives: to succeed in education and to have a productive voice at the institution, which cannot progress without this voice. Please maintain this voice and make it higher and higher.

Prof. Dr. P.Eng. Habib Hamam

President* (Honorary)




*Honorary position awarded by the Academic Senate. It includes the following roles:

  • The main role of the President is to provide intellectual guidance and general orientation of the institution.
  • The President does not assume any executive position in the institution.
  • The President may assume an editorial responsibility in the scientific journal of the institution.
  • The position of President is not remunerated and does not require an Albanian work permit.

Among the roles of the President:

  • to the extent possible, help the institution promote research and development as well as disseminate related results, by among others participating in organizing conferences, in applying for research gratings and in building partnerships.
  • to the extent possible, help the institution improve the quality of education by among others participating in workshops.
  • to the extent possible, help the institution apply for international accreditation.
  • to the extent possible, help the institution extend its academic and research network. The president may sign general framework agreements for the institution, for ceremonial
  • to the extent possible, help in the external evaluation of the institutions.
  • to the extent possible, participate in the Academic Senate as a guest with no voting right.
  • to the extent possible, help the Academic Senate by giving a good start and avenues for handling specific projects for which the Senators see that it is primordial to profit from the President’s experience.