[Success stories] Unlocking researchers’ potential: Research shapes the dream at the University American College, Skopje

"I can still remember the first day at the University American College Skopje (UACS) as a research coordinator at that time. We set our goal to increase research and be ‘teach and research’ university, when all the others are ‘teach only’. On top, the state has set aside only 0.2% of GDP for research and science as compared to the 3% at the European level, and favored the state universities. What a pity!
However, there was a guiding thought, a steering idea that helped me and my university benefit from the situation. When nobody else promotes and favors research, at least as much as teaching at universities, why don’t we use that vacant field and be the first to make an inroad?" [...]

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Dr. Marjan Petreski
Vice-Dean for Research, School of Business Economics and Management
Chairman, UACS Research Committee
Assistant professor of Macroeconomics and Research methods in economics
University American College Skopje

Email: marjan.petreski@uacs.edu.mk

Document type
  • Other


Publication Year


Republic of North Macedonia
Dr. Marjan Petreski
Geographical focus
  • Republic of North Macedonia
Scientifc field / Thematic focus
  • Cross-thematic/Interdisciplinary

Entry created by Ines Marinkovic on October 31, 2012
Modified on October 31, 2012