In 1990 he was one of the founder of Albanian Helsinki Committee In 2004 he founded the first film school in Albania "The Academy of Film and Multimedia Marubi " www.afmm.edu.al. In 2006 he founded the International Human Rights Film Festival in Albania.
He is member of European Film Academy, Member of Albanian Academy of Arts and Sciences, Member of Balkan Academy of Art and Sciences.
Kujtim Çashku is honoured as : “Artist of Emeritus”, “Great Master” , “Chevalier de l’ordre des Arts et des Letters” France, “Doctor Honorius Causa” USA, “La order del Merito Civil” Spain.
He speaks: English, French, Italian, Romanian and his mother language is Albanian.