European University

Study at the European University in Skopje

If you are looking for a reputable university in Europe that offers Dentistry in English, you are at the right place! In the following, we have included information about the European University in Skopje, its entry requirements and what your student life would look like if you choose to move to North Macedonia.

Reasons to study at the European University in Skopje

Every year many foreigners choose to study abroad at the European University in Skopje. We have listed some great reasons why you should do this too:

  • The university offers¬†Dental Medicine in English.¬†This means you do not need to speak the local language in order to apply for admission.
  • The education takes¬†five years¬†(10 semesters). This means you will graduate in a short period of time – other European universities offer the same study program, but the course duration is usually around six years.
  • Students obtain the title¬†“Doctor of Dentistry”. This allows them to work abroad or look for a PhD program after graduation.
  • The annual tuition fees¬†are only 5000 EUR. This is much cheaper in comparison to other universities in Europe.
  • Living expenses¬†in North Macedonia are inexpensive. This way you do not need to spend a fortune on your dream to study abroad!
  • The university campus¬†is very modern!¬†

About the European University in Skopje

The European University is located in the city centre of Skopje. The university was established in 2002 and it welcomes international students from different corners of the world. It offers study programs in Macedonian and English language, so you will be able to make friends with locals and foreigners. The university also has many faculties, such as the Faculty of Dentistry, the Faculty of Detectives and Criminology, the Faculty of Art and Design, the Faculty of Informatics, the Faculty of Economics and the Faculty of Law. The University Dental Clinical Center provides dental students with modern equipment and practical experience! Furthermore, there are many labs and a library where you will find everything needed for your studies.

Admission, entry requirements and university life

If you wish to study Dentistry in English at the European University in Skopje, you must prepare a set of application documents. Keep in mind that some of the papers must be translated and legalized. You do not need to pass an entrance exam or an interview as part of the admission process. We have many years of experience with university admission, so if you need assistance with the preparation and submission of your documents, make sure to contact our team!

The academic year starts in October and is divided into a winter and a summer semester. The education includes mandatory and elective courses. Some subjects you will have in first year as a dental student are: Anatomy, Chemistry, Biology, Physiology. Usually, exams take place at the end of each semester. You will also have free time to enjoy student life in Skopje!

Student life in Skopje

Skopje is the capital city of North Macedonia so you can make the most out of your stay abroad by simply checking out all opportunities that the big city offers! For instance, in your free time you can:  

  • Visit the sightseeing spots.¬†Famous places to¬†visit in Skopje include the Skopje Fortress, the Stone Bridge, Mother Teresa Memorial House, the National Archeology Museum, Mustafa Pasha Mosque, the City Park, the Millenium Cross, etc.
  • Go-karting.¬†Yes, you can do this in Skopje as well!
  • Go bowling with your friends.¬†There are many bowling places in Skopje, so enjoy a fun evening after university!
  • Do sports.¬†There are many gyms in Skopje, so make sure to check cool sports clubs and sports facilities near your apartment! This will help you maintain a healthy lifestyle.
  • Enjoy a walk in the park.¬†While you are in Skopje, don’t forget to enjoy the beautiful City Park.
  • Explore¬†nature.¬†Near the capital city of North Macedonia, you will find Matka Canyon and Matka lake!
  • Volunteer.¬†In every town of North Macedonia, you can take part in volunteering activities. Look for an animal shelter or maybe ask your colleagues (or students from upper years) where they go over the weekend – this way you can take part in a good cause as well as make more friends!
  • Do something fun!¬†Paintball fields, escape rooms, laser tag centres, billiard halls – yes, the city of Skopje offers many cool activities!¬†

Tips for foreigners in Skopje

North Macedonia is considered a safe country. As a foreign student, you will start a great new adventure, so make the most out of it! In the following, we give you some tips for your stay:

  • Take part in student activities!¬†Universities organize many events, so you will never be bored!
  • Plan a trip around the country!¬†North Macedonia is very beautiful and has many sightseeing places – so rent a car, invite friends over and explore the country!
  • Study outside!¬†There are many free Wi-Fi hotspots and parks in North Macedonia! So don’t stay at home – enjoy nature and the warm weather in the country!
  • Learn local phrases!¬†Most people in North Macedonia (especially young people) speak English. However, you will always get a friendly smile if you know some important phrases like Hello (Zdravo), Good afternoon (Dobar den), How are you? (Kako si?), Sorry (Izvini), etc.¬†
  • Call 112 if there is a problem!

There are¬†many international restaurants, pubs and coffee places¬†around North Macedonia! However, we highly encourage you to try out the local cuisine – it is very tasty!¬†Some of the most famous dishes include sarma (stuffed cabbage rolls),¬†tavce gravce (pot-baked beans), musaka¬†(baked meat and potatoes, topped with an egg crust), ajvar¬†(pepper spread) and others. We also advise you to read¬†reviews on¬†Google¬†‚Ästthis way you can discover the best places to try out the delicious local cuisine!¬†

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