Albanian Academic Network - Interinstitutional ICT Research Centre

RASH the Academic Network of ALBANIA is the National Research and Education Network (NREN). Established 2009 with an intergovernmental Agreement of Albanian Parliament between Albania and Italy, RASH institutional building starts 2011 as Albanian NREN in national level and international as member of TERENA the trans european Research and Education Network (later GÉANT) Association. 2018, RASH was reorganized as autonomus Inter-institutional Center based in an new Agreement between the Rectors of all 12 public universities and the Ministry responsible for Education and Research.

Over Years RASH develop software applications for Ministry of Education, universities & research institutes: U-Albania (national student admission portal), digital libraries (U-Library), Teachers for Albania portal (MpSH), Trainings portal (T4All), e-Research (statistic of Research), Virtual University (V.uni), Pitagora - Student secretary management system, University Financial Management (U-Ffinanca), University Research Catalog (UCRIS) etc.

RASH the Albanian NREN build and manage the Academic Network Backbone and Campus Networks for universities and research institutions. RASH e-infrastructure is interconnected with GÉANT Network the fundamental element of Europe's e-infrastructure, delivering network for scientific excellence, research, education and innovation through interconnections with its 38 NREN partners.

RASH has implemented in Albania also several GÉANT services supporting all scientific disciplines: Eduroam, EduGain, EduVPN, TCS, FoD & DDos Alert, IAAS, etc.

Provided resources


Rash Cloud Service

Albania Cloud University






Rruga e Durresit, 1001 Tirana, Albania (AL)


Legal status



Engineering & Technology


Electrical, Electronic & Information Engineering


NREN-Albania Software Cloud


Andi Malaj, PMO
phone: 00355684886552

The NI4OS-Europe project is funded by the European Commission under the Horizon 2020 European research infrastructures grant agreement no. 857645.