He was a professor at the AAB University and was its first Rector. He finished his Elementary and Secondary school in Pristina and his undergraduate studies at the University of Belgrade. He specialized at the University of Zagreb and the Sorbonne, in Paris. He completed his master studies in Zagreb earning the degree of Master of Philology. He engaged in doctoral scientific research mainly in Paris and in Tirana. He finished his PhD studies at the Faculty of Philology at the University of Pristina where he also taught as a Full Professor until 2003.
Masar Stavileci has published a considerable number of critical and literary studies in newspapers and magazines in Kosovo, Albania, France, England, and in some of the former Yugoslav republics.He participated in congresses, symposia, sessions and research projects of national and international characters. He has been active in the field of literary translations from foreign languages into Albanian language. He translated the novel Neveriaof the great French philosopher and writerJ.P. Sartre.
Apart from these, he has published several books including: “Illuminismin the Albanian National Renaissance Literature”, Pristina, 1990; “French literary themes”, Pristina, 1996; “An apology to the Albanian issue”, Pristina, 1998; “Albanian illuminism”, ed. II; Tirana, 2000, “Elements of literary stylistics”, Pristina, 2005; “An apology to the Albanian issue”, bot. III, on the 100th Anniversary of Independence, Tirana, 2012.