Ss. Cyril and Methodius University of Skopje: Statistics



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#1399 of 14,131 In the World
#508 of 2,785 In Europe
#1 of 14 In North Macedonia
#1 of 7 In Skopje
#576 of 2,556 For Classics and Ancient History
Top50% For 93 other topics
Subject rankings

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Highest Degree
Acceptance rate

* The Ss. Cyril and Methodius University of Skopje is among the institutions that don't provide data on acceptance rates. This might happen because the university has programs where applicants only need to meet admission requirements to enroll and don't necessarily compete with others.

We estimate the above acceptance rate based on admission statistics of closely ranked nearby universities with similar research profiles that do publish such data.

Acceptance rate & Admissions

Admissions RequirementsSecondary school leaving certificate (Matura), entrance examinations, depending on the faculty.
Academic CalendarOctober to June (October - January; February-June)

Research profile

Ss. Cyril and Methodius University of Skopje has published 10,510 scientific papers with 85,755 citations received. The research profile covers a range of fields, including Engineering, Biology, Physics, Liberal Arts & Social Sciences, Computer Science, Environmental Science, Chemistry, Medicine, Quantum and Particle physics, and Mathematics.


Ss. Cyril and Methodius University of Skopje majors

by publication & citation count

5,415 / 51,944
5,336 / 49,266
4,598 / 45,364
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
4,560 / 32,217
Computer Science
4,466 / 39,189
Environmental Science
4,403 / 41,100
4,298 / 42,374
4,182 / 34,175
Quantum and Particle physics
3,090 / 33,929
2,577 / 25,313
2,269 / 20,809
Geography and Cartography
2,215 / 17,807
Organic Chemistry
2,197 / 26,016
2,178 / 16,533
2,168 / 14,151
2,158 / 18,829
2,110 / 21,662
2,077 / 20,360
Political Science
2,075 / 12,930
Materials Science
2,031 / 20,782
Artificial Intelligence (AI)
2,005 / 18,229
1,977 / 20,040
1,958 / 12,764
1,910 / 22,108
1,897 / 16,449
1,690 / 10,350
1,625 / 11,286
Electrical Engineering
1,378 / 16,049
1,336 / 12,261
1,298 / 8,419
1,298 / 9,529
1,291 / 7,268
1,263 / 9,345
1,246 / 11,896
Machine Learning
1,187 / 12,055
1,148 / 10,883
1,076 / 11,748
Optical Engineering
1,052 / 11,420
Metallurgical Engineering
1,015 / 11,067
Computer Networking
994 / 10,782

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1991 13 13
1992 17 21
1993 27 22
1994 22 33
1995 40 34
1996 40 98
1997 69 206
1998 33 184
1999 57 215
2000 63 275
2001 105 291
2002 139 444
2003 124 479
2004 125 565
2005 125 678
2006 176 812
2007 135 836
2008 194 1026
2009 197 1189
2010 246 1396
2011 349 1698
2012 355 2208
2013 451 2397
2014 535 2909
2015 600 3290
2016 590 3817
2017 642 4248
2018 677 5193
2019 709 6503
2020 850 8598
2021 877 10703
2022 995 11604
2023 836 12311
Academic rankings


The tuition table for Ss. Cyril and Methodius University of Skopje gives an overview of costs but prices are approximate and subject to change and don't include accommodation, textbooks, or living expenses. The costs of programs might differ significantly for local and international students. The only source of truth for current numbers is the university's official website.

Faculty Program Duration (years) Tuition per year (MKD)
Faculty of Law Bachelor's degree 4 60,000 MKD
Faculty of Law Master's degree 1 80,000 MKD
Faculty of Economics Bachelor's degree 4 50,000 MKD
Faculty of Economics Master's degree 1 70,000 MKD
Faculty of Medicine Bachelor's degree 6 120,000 MKD
Faculty of Medicine Master's degree 2 150,000 MKD
Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Information Technologies Bachelor's degree 4 60,000 MKD
Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Information Technologies Master's degree 1 80,000 MKD
Faculty of Mechanical Engineering Bachelor's degree 4 50,000 MKD
Faculty of Mechanical Engineering Master's degree 1 70,000 MKD

Programs and Degrees

The table below displays academic fields with programs and courses that lead to Bachelor's, Master's, and Doctorate degrees offered by Ss. Cyril and Methodius University of Skopje.

Note that the table provides a general overview and might not cover all the specific majors available at the university. Always visit the university's website for the most up-to-date information on the programs offered.

Programs Bachelor Master Doctoral
Art & Design Yes Yes Yes
Biology Yes Yes Yes
Business Yes Yes Yes
Chemistry Yes Yes Yes
Computer Science Yes Yes Yes
Economics Yes Yes Yes
Engineering Yes Yes Yes
Environmental Science Yes Yes Yes
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences Yes Yes Yes
Mathematics Yes Yes Yes
Medicine Yes Yes Yes
Physics Yes Yes Yes
Psychology Yes Yes Yes
Diploma za završen vtor ciklus na studii - Magister Agriculture, Architecture, Civil Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Dentistry, Economics, Engineering, Fine Arts, Forestry, Mechanical Engineering, Medicine, Music, Natural Sciences, Pharmacy, Philology, Philosophy, Physical Education, Physical Therapy, Sports Management, Veterinary Science
Diploma za završeni specialistički studii Cosmetology, Pharmacy
Doktor Agriculture, Civil Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Dentistry, Engineering, Forestry, Pharmacy, Philosophy, Physical Education, Physical Therapy

Ss. Cyril and Methodius University of Skopje alumni

  1. Zoran Zaev

    Zoran Zaev
    Born in
    North Macedonia Flag North Macedonia
    1974-.. (age 50)
    politicianinternational forum participanteconomist

    Zoran Zaev is a Macedonian economist and politician who served as prime minister of North Macedonia from May 2017 to January 2020, and again from August 2020 to January 2022.

  2. Stevo Pendarovski

    Stevo Pendarovski
    Born in
    North Macedonia Flag North Macedonia
    1963-.. (age 61)
    university teacherpoliticianinternational forum participant

    Stevo Pendarovski is a Macedonian politician who serves as the 5th and current President of North Macedonia since 12 May 2019.

  3. Nikola Gruevski

    Nikola Gruevski
    Born in
    North Macedonia Flag North Macedonia
    1970-.. (age 54)

    Nikola Gruevski is a former Macedonian politician who served as Prime Minister of Macedonia from 2006 until his resignation, which was caused by the 2016 Macedonian protests, and led the VMRO-DPMNE party from 2004 to 2017.

  4. Gjorge Ivanov

    Gjorge Ivanov
    Born in
    North Macedonia Flag North Macedonia
    1960-.. (age 64)
    university teachermathematician

    Gjorge Ivanov is a Macedonian politician, who served as the 4th President of North Macedonia from 2009 to 2019.

All 95 notable alumni

Ss. Cyril and Methodius University of Skopje faculties and divisions

Faculty : Agricultural Science and Food Agricultural Economics, Agricultural Engineering, Agricultural Equipment, Agriculture, Animal Husbandry, Botany, Cattle Breeding, Crop Production, Fruit Production, Genetics, Horticulture, Mechanical Engineering, Microbiology, Plant and Crop Protection, Soil Conservation, Soil Science, Vegetable Production, Viticulture
Faculty : Architecture Architectural and Environmental Design, Architecture, Building Technologies, Graphic Design, Mathematics, Town Planning
Faculty : Civil Engineering Building Technologies, Civil Engineering, Construction Engineering, Hydraulic Engineering, Irrigation, Mathematics, Power Engineering, Railway Engineering, Surveying and Mapping, Water Science
Faculty : Computer Science and Engineering Computer Engineering, Computer Science
Faculty : Dentistry Dental Technology, Dentistry, Oral Pathology
Faculty : Dramatic Arts Acting, Cinema and Television, Film, Theatre, Writing
Faculty : Economics Accountancy, Business Administration, Computer Science, Economics, Finance, International Economics, Management, Marketing, Mathematics and Computer Science, Statistics
Faculty : Electrical Engineering and Information Technology Computer Science, Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Electronics and Automation, Information Technology, Physics, Power Engineering, Telecommunications Engineering
Faculty : Fine Arts Art Education, Fine Arts, Graphic Arts, Painting and Drawing, Sculpture, Visual Arts
Faculty : Forestry Botany, Environmental Management, Forest Biology, Forest Economics, Forest Management, Forest Products, Forestry, Wood Technology
Faculty : Furniture and Interior Design Furniture Design, Interior Design
Faculty : Law Civil Law, Criminology, International Law, International Relations and Diplomacy, Journalism, Law, Political Sciences
Faculty : Mechanical Engineering Hydraulic Engineering, Machine Building, Mathematics and Computer Science, Mechanical Engineering, Mechanical Equipment and Maintenance, Metal Techniques, Power Engineering, Production Engineering, Thermal Engineering
Faculty : Medicine Anaesthesiology, Anatomy, Cardiology, Endocrinology, Epidemiology, Haematology, Health Sciences, Medicine, Nephrology, Neurology, Nursing, Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Ophthalmology, Orthopaedics, Otorhinolaryngology, Physical Therapy, Physiology, Plastic Surgery, Psychology, Radiology, Rheumatology, Surgery, Toxicology, Urology
Faculty : Music Conducting, Music, Music Theory and Composition, Musical Instruments, Musicology, Singing
Faculty : Natural Sciences and Mathematics Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Geography, Mathematics, Natural Sciences, Physics
Faculty : Pedagogy Library Science, Pedagogy, Preschool Education, Primary Education
Faculty : Pharmacy Analytical Chemistry, Biochemistry, Botany, Computer Science, Immunology, Inorganic Chemistry, Molecular Biology, Organic Chemistry, Pharmacology, Pharmacy, Toxicology
Faculty : Philology Albanian, Comparative Literature, English, German, Native Language, Philology, Romance Languages, Slavic Languages, Translation and Interpretation, Turkish
Faculty : Philosophy Archaeology, Art History, Classical Languages, Family Studies, Gender Studies, History, Pedagogy, Philosophy, Protective Services, Psychology, Social Policy, Social Work, Sociology, Special Education
Faculty : Physical Education, Sport and Health Health Sciences, Physical Education, Sports
Faculty : Technology and Metallurgy Biotechnology, Industrial Design, Inorganic Chemistry, Metallurgical Engineering, Organic Chemistry, Technology, Textile Technology
Faculty : Theology in Skopje Theology
Faculty : Veterinary Medicine Gender Studies, Microbiology, Pathology, Veterinary Science, Zoology
Institute : Agriculture Agriculture, Chemistry, Fruit Production, Horticulture, Plant and Crop Protection, Viticulture
Institute : Cattle Breeding Animal Husbandry, Cattle Breeding, Zoology
Institute : Earthquake Engineering and Seismology Building Technologies, Computer Science, Engineering Management, Geology, Geophysics, Safety Engineering, Seismology
Institute : Economics Business Administration, Business and Commerce, Development Studies, Economic and Finance Policy, Economics, Finance, International Economics, International Relations and Diplomacy, Management, Marketing, Small Business, Taxation
Institute : Folklore Cultural Studies, Dance, Folklore, Music, Sociology
Institute : Macedonian Language Cultural Studies, Literature, Native Language, Slavic Languages, Terminology
Institute : Macedonian Literature Comparative Literature, Documentation Techniques, Literature, Native Language, Regional Studies
Institute : National History Ancient Civilizations, Documentation Techniques, History, Library Science, Medieval Studies, Modern History, Publishing and Book Trade
Institute : Sociology, Political Science and Law Communication Studies, Criminology, Cultural Studies, Demography and Population, Ethnology, Human Resources, Human Rights, International Relations and Diplomacy, Law, Marketing, Media Studies, Political Sciences, Social Sciences, Sociology

General information

Alternative names UKIM
Univerzitet Sv. Kiril i Metódij vo Skopje
Универзитет "Св. Кирил и Методиј" Скопје
Accreditation Ministry of Education and Science

Location and contacts

Address Bul Goce Delcev, 9
Skopje, 1000
North Macedonia
City population 527,000

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