Why study at UIST
University of Information Science and Technology “St. Paul the Apostle” – Ohrid


The University of Information Science and Technology “St. Paul the Apostle” is a higher education institution, leader in the quality of academic programs and research projects in information science and technology. UIST is recognized for: the quality of the teaching, learning experience of students, and internationally distinguished professors and researchers. 

The University of Information Science and Technology “St. Paul the Apostle” (UIST) in Ohrid, Macedonia, is a higher education institution dedicated to education of the next generation of leaders for the digital 21st century. We implement a student centered, problem-based teaching approach with continuous updates to our curriculum based on the rapid evolution in information technology research, practice and applications.

Bearing in mind our tradition, a crossroad of diverse cultures, we combine the best practices in research and instruction models from the USA, Europe, Asia and Australia. Our teaching staff comes from a number of different countries. We foster the presence of international students. We strive to establish an international character of the university as a leading educational and research institution in the region, as the true successor to the universal cosmopolitan mission of our patron St. Paul the Apostle.

The University of Information Science and Technology is a modern institution that follows the latest trends in the fields of information science and technology. In order to achieve this goal, our university offers three year program and four year programs in information science and technology towards a “Bachelor of Science in Information Science and Technology” degree in the respective study fields.

Five schools function within the University:
•             Faculty of Computer Science and Engineering
•             Faculty of Communication Networks and Security
•             Faculty of Applied IT, Machine Intelligence and Robotics
•             Faculty of Information Systems, Visualization, Multimedia and Animation
•             Faculty of Information and Communication Sciences

The University of Information Science and Technology “St. Paul the Apostle” Ohrid has accredited study programs for Master studies in information science and technology.

Master studies at UIST the emphasis is on independent research work, theoretical as well as practical. The tendency is that every exam is taken with a particular project which should be in accordance with the scientific trends in the field.

Students who complete this cycle of studies will gain a substantial basis for further scientific research and professional development as well as techniques and skills for continuous upgrade of knowledge.

Our academic staff has extensive experience in the preparation and realization of scientific-research activities, participation in renowned international conferences with research papers, and publication of research papers in international peer reviewed journals. In addition, a successful collaboration in international projects is being realized both in the country and abroad. UIST is ranked among the top five universities in the Republic of Macedonia, according to the ranking list prepared by the Shanghai Jiao Tong University. 

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