Study in North Macedonia

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Study in North Macedonia

If you wish to study abroad in Europe, let us tell you why North Macedonia is an opportunity you should definitely look into. The prestigious universities in the country as well as the affordable living costs draw the attention of many foreign students every year. Below you will find more information about North Macedonia, its capital city and the European University in Skopje. 

About North Macedonia

North Macedonia is located on the Balkan peninsula and is surrounded by many other countries, incl. Bulgaria, Greece, Serbia, Albania and Kosovo. Turkey, Montenegro, Bosnia and Herzegovina and Romania are also not far away! There are two airports in North Macedonia – in Ohrid and in Skopje. You can find other airports nearby too – for instance, in Sofia (Bulgaria), Thessaloniki (Greece), Belgrade (Serbia) and Tirana (Albania). Yes, the country offers many travel opportunities, so you will definitely enjoy your studies abroad!

The country has been independent since 1991. People speak Macedonian language and the local currency is Macedonian denar (MKD). North Macedonia is home to approximately 2 million people – you will meet many foreigners but exploring the local culture is a must! 

Some of the most famous sightseeing places include Skopje (the capital city and its museums), Ohrid (the town and the lake), Matka Canyon, Bitola (the second largest city) and Mavrovo National Park. 

About Skopje

Skopje is the capital of North Macedonia. It is also the biggest city in the country – around 500 000 people live in it. Skopje is located near the border with Serbia and only about 4 hours away (by car) from some of the biggest cities on the Balkan peninsula – e.g. Thessaloniki, Sofia and Tirana. 

The International Airport of Skopje welcomes many tourists from different countries, incl. Germany, Switzerland, Austria, the United Kingdom, Sweden and Turkey. Famous airlines like WizzAir, Swiss Airlines, Turkish Airlines, Lufthansa, Austrian Airlines and many others offer direct flights to the capital city of North Macedonia!

Enjoying a walk by the Vardar river or at the parks around the city is a must after a busy day at the university! Of course, make sure to visit the famous sightseeing places like the Skopje Fortress, the National Archeology Museum as well as the aqua park! In the evenings many students like to go around the city centre with friends.

University admission in Skopje

We are happy to inform you that we have many partner universities in North Macedonia! Our team can help you submit all needed application documents as well as provide you with study materials and excellent exam preparation, in case you need to pass any tests prior to admission! Make sure to contact us – we will share with you full information about the prestigious universities in North Macedonia where you can become a student!

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