Albanian is an Indo-European language spoken by approximately 7.5 million people in the Balkans, primarily in Albania, Kosovo, North Macedonia, Serbia, Montenegro and Greece. It is the official language of Albania and Kosovo, and co-official in North Macedonia, and a recognised minority language in Croatia, Italy, Montenegro, Romania and in Serbia.
International travel is made easier and more pleasant when you know Albanian. Understanding Albanian enhances your opportunities in government, business, medicine, law, technology, military, industry, marketing, etc. Creativity is increased with the study of Albanian. it fosters an understanding of the interrelation of language and human nature.
How Long Does it Take to Learn Albanian?
Albanian is rated as a category 3 language by the Foreign Service Institute. It is considered moderately difficult for English speakers to learn and takes an average of 44 weeks (or 1100 class hours) to gain professional working proficiency.