• The College’s mission is to bring together all active surgeons (including those in academic institutions and public hospitals, as well as those in private practice) throughout the country, as well as residents of every surgical field and medical students who will pursue surgery in it the future. The College aims to increase surgical access for all patients, reducing complications, as well as improving outcomes and lowering the cost of care for all.
  • Raising the organizational capacities of the entire membership of the KCS – especially leadership capacities, as well as individual development to ensure solid collective leadership.
    Organizational and regulatory strengthening of all Professional Committees as the nucleus of the development of KCS activities.
  • Raising the academic, scientific, and research capacities of the KCS membership, and creating a professional atmosphere in the organization through: the Annual Clinical Congress, symposia, workshops dedicated to important developmental topics, and the participation of the KCS in international scientific meetings.
  • The publication of the scientific journal “Kosova Journal of Surgery” and the Bulletin (other scientific journals in the future), scientific surgical books, various surgical monographs, and historical monographs of Kosovo and Albanian surgery in general.
  • Raising the representative professionalism of KCS members in society and before other organizations, through continuous professional education, and focused on leadership.
    Cooperation with international organizations of surgeons such as the American College of Surgeons and colleges of other countries of the world, other Albanian organizations, as well as with surgeons and doctors of the diaspora, to create better national and international cohesion.
  • Ensuring the organizational, financial, and legislative continuity of KCS, to become a worthy representative of patients, to provide high-quality services, and of surgeons at each stage of their development, from the Faculty of Medicine to specialization, sub-specialization, during the surgical career, until dignified retirement.


Membership in the Kosova College of Surgeons will become a highlight of one’s surgical carrier and an integral part of each surgeon’s profession. Whether they are still in training, or at the peak of their career, the KCS’s top priority is providing substantial value to the members’ at every step of their career.

There will be five categories of membership, that fulfill the conditions set by the bylaws of the college.

  • Fellow- Actively practicing surgeons
  • Associate Fellow- All residents and fellows
  • Retired surgeons- Surgeons who have stopped practicing surgery
  • Medical Students candidate – Medical students interested in any surgical field.
  • Honorable members of the KCS- Highly successful surgeons from around the world.

Each member will be inducted to the Kosova College of Surgeons at the opening ceremony of the Annual Clinical Congress.

(*for more details about membership, please see KCS Bylaws)


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