In 1988, he graduated from the Military Academy "Skanderbej". In 2004, he graduated at the Law Faculty of University of Tirana.
Constitutionally he had to resign all three posts due to his election as president The Albanian Parliament elected Nishani as president with a simple majority of 73 votes out of 140, without consensus from the opposition. and education
In 1996, he followed his master studies in San Antonio, Texas and California. He completed his master in European studies.
He worked as chief of foreign relations in the Ministry of Defense and then as head of the office of North Atlantic Treaty Organization relations in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
In 1996, he was appointed as Minister of Defense. After the Democratic Party lost the 1997 parliamentary election, he lost his office and became chairman of the non-governmental organization for Euro-Atlantic Army.
After leading the National Security Parliamentary Commission he was nominated as Minister of the Interior by Prime Minister Sali Berisha, and in September 2009, after a second electoral victory he was nominated as Minister of Justice. In 2011 he replaced Lulzim Basha as Minister of the Interior.
On 12 June 2012, after winning the presidential election, Nishani resigned as Minister of Interior.
2013 - Albania: Honorary Citizen of Libohova.
Bujar Nishani joined the Democratic Party of Albania in 1991, after the fall of communism.
At the time of his election, Nishani was a member of the Democratic Party of Albania, an Member of Parliament, and the Minister of Interior. In 2001 he was elected general secretary of the DP"s branch in Tirana and in 2004 member of the Tirana city council.