Prof. Ismail Hoxha studied in the geology department at the Faculty of Geology and Mining (1979-1984), at the University of Tirana. During the year 1991-1992, he completed post-graduate studies at the Faculty of Engineering at "La Sapienza" University in Rome, Italy. During the years 1992-1995, he completed his PhD in the field of Geoinformatics at "La Sapienza" University in Rome, Italy.
During the year 1995-1996, he completed post-doctoral studies at "State University at Stony Brook", New York in the USA. In 2001 and 2007, he received the title of Associate Professor and Full Professor at the Polytechnic University of Tirana. In the period 2008-2009, he was the Director of the Institute of Geosciences at the Polytechnic University of Tirana.
The interest of scientific research and teaching is mainly focused in the field of Seismotectonics and Geoinformatics.