The University of Pristina was approved by the Assembly of the Socialist Autonomous Province of Kosova, on November 18, 1969. It was established by “Law on the Establishment of the University of Pristina”. It was an historical event for the people of Kosova and the Albanian nation as a whole. The University of Prishtina was founded 1970. This university contains departments like Philosophy, Law and Economics, Engineering and Medicine. Now the University of Pristina has 17 departments, where 14 of them are academic department and 3 are departments of applied sciences. The principal governing body of the university is the Steering Council of the University. It has full strategic responsibility for the institutional effective functioning of the university and it is responsible for all decisions regarding financial issues (budget, personnel, and infrastructure) in order to provide suitable conditions for a stable activity of the University in compatibility with its obligations.