The Senate is the highest academic governing body of the institution, responsible for fulfilling its mission. The Senate consists of 7 members who represent the main units of UCB and one representative from the student government. The Senate is chaired by the rector and meets periodically.
The Academic Senate guarantees the autonomy of the institution, academic freedom, and the rights of students; proposes the strategic development plan of the institution; approves the statute of the institution and its amendments, after obtaining the prior approval of the Board of Directors; approves the regulations of the institution and other acts, according to the definitions made in the statute; approves new study programs, changes, reorganizations and their closure. New study programs should be based on the annual draft budget of the institution, approve the annual plan of academic and research activities, etc.
Prof. Dr. Ylber Bezo Rector of the University College of Business, graduated in 1979 at the Faculty of Agrarian Economics, UBT, (Higher Agricultural Institute), in Accounting, with the title, Senior Accounting Economist. Doctor of Economic Sciences at the Faculty of Economics, University of Tirana. In 2015 he defended the academic title “Associate Professor” at the Agricultural University of Tirana. Participated in many national and international conferences organized in the field of finance, accounting and auditing. With a long experience in the economic field and with important positions such as: Director of the Accounting Directorate, Ministry of Finance during the years 1998-2010, trainer and expert certified by the London Board in national and international accounting standards, Director of the Directorate of Professional Development and Analysis, Founder, Auditor, Expert-Consultant for Accounting and Financial Reporting. He has published many scientific, economic, professional articles and books in the field of university education for building technical-professional capacities.