Grand Lodge of Kosovo
Frequently Asked Questions
Grand Lodge of Kosovo

​Freemasonry has a special meaning to each of its members. For some, it serves to strengthen and expand the circle of fellowship. For others, it is a road to self-improvement and personal development, while contributing to family, community and society in general.

  • What is Freemasonry?

    Freemasonry is one of the earliest and greatest non-religious, non-political, fraternal and charity organizations in the world. As such, it teaches the process of knowing oneself through progressive ritualistic ceremonies. Its members must be of the highest moral standing.

  • What is the relationship of Freemasonry with religion?

    All Freemasons are expected to belong to a religious faith, yet Freemasonry does not seek to substitute a Freemasons faith. It deals in human relationships and not in relations of humans towards God.

  • How many degrees are there in Freemasonry?

    Freemasonry consists of three degrees: a) Entered Apprentice, b) Fellowcraft and c) Master Mason.

  • How many Freemasons are there?

    In the whole world there are around six million masons. Their number in Kosovo is in the tens, with the tendency of increasing.

  • Are there women in Freemasonry?

    In regularly accepted Lodges, recognized by the United Grand Lodge of England (UGLE), whom follows the example of medieval stonemasons, women are not accepted. The same principle goes for the Grand Lodge of Kosovo.

  • Why do Freemasons wear their regalia?

    Symbolic masonic clothing and regalia, whom Freemasons wear during their rituals, are of historic and symbolic character. Similarly to a military uniform, masonic clothing shows the reached grade of the bearer, within the organization.

  • How much does membership in Freemasonry cost?

    This varies from one Lodge to another. As a rule, in every Lodge you pay a set amount in yearly membership and an initial fee for acceptance and when promoted into degrees.