About ICS

The Institute of Communication Studies is a leading research organization in the field of journalism and media studies, public relations and corporate communications. Our mission is to contribute towards strengthening of Macedonian democracy by working with media, civil society and public institutions, educating a critical public that will ask for greater transparency and accountability through engagement in the policy creation process.



The Institute of Communication Studies (ICS) is enrolling new students in the Master’s Degree Programmes in Management in Strategic Communications and Media Management. These programmes will enable you to pursue your passion for knowledge and will serve as a solid foundation for advancement in various career paths.

Students and their professors discussed environmental protection priorities in their immediate vicinity, how much the formal education teaches about ecology, sustainable development and environmental protection, whether they are involved in extracurricular activities in this area, forms of cooperation between the schools and institutions, local government, civil society organizations, etc.

Six CSOs, along with high school students from six regions in the country, will initiate local solutions to environmental issues. The Institute of Communication Studies (ICS) and the Macedonian Ecological Society (MES) will train eco-activists and students from Pelagonija, Ohrid, Strumica, Tikves, Demir Kapija and Prespa for the next two years on how to initiate and present a problem in their region and develop solutions in which the citizens and the institutions will be involved.

The Commission for Selection of Six High School Journalism Teams in the "BeMediActive" Competition (#BeMediActive), organized by the Institute of Communication Studies (ICS) and the Delegation of the European Union, has selected the teams that together with their media partners will produce media products.

The Delegation of the European Union to the Republic of Northern Macedonia and the Institute of Communication Studies (ICS) are inviting high school students in the country to apply for the #BeMediActive) competition and mark together the European Media Literacy Week 2020. High school students should send proposals for making journalistic stories that will be produced in partnership with one of the media in the Republic of Northern Macedonia. Proposed ideas for journalistic stories should contain a clear explanation of a problem facing young people. The idea of the competition is for high school students to acquire new or improve