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Renowned academic Alex Luarasi passed away at the age of 80 

Renowned academic Alex Luarasi passed away at the age of 80

Prominent professor and scholar, Professor of State History and Law, Alex Luarasi passed away this Monday.

The news of the loss was conveyed by the Academy of Sciences of Albania, which also expressed its condolences to the family, friends and the justice community in our country.

In 2018 he was decorated with the title "Grand Master" by the President of the Republic, with the motivation "Pioneer of Education", for his contribution to the formation and consolidation of the modern university system, informed the Academy of Sciences.

"The Academy of Sciences of Albania expresses with pain the condolences for the death of the prominent professor and researcher Alex Luarasi, Professor of State History and Law in Albania.

Prof. dr. ALEKS LUARASI was born in the village of Luaras in Kolonjë on March 22, 1941. He completed his pre-university education in Korça, higher studies at the Faculty of Law of UT (1963). From 1972 - 2002 he worked for 30 years at the Faculty of Law of UT as a lecturer of Philosophy of Law and History of State and Law in Albania. During this period he was in charge of the department and Deputy Dean of the Faculty of Law.

He is the author of the monographs "Albanian state and law in the era of Skanderbeg" (1998); "Studies on Albanian customary law - Family relations" (2001); author of university textbooks “Legal acts on the history of the state and law in Albania (2014),“ History of the state and law in Albania ”(2018), as well as a series of articles and papers.

He has been the Secretary General of the Council of Ministers (1991) and a member of the Venice Commission of the Council of Europe (1992-1998). He is the founder of Luarasi University Press (1998) and Luarasi University (2003).

"In 2018 he was decorated with the title" Grand Master "by the President of the Republic, with the motivation" Pioneer of Education ", for his contribution to the formation and consolidation of the modern university system in our country," said the Academy of Sciences, among others.

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