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.


Assoc. Prof. Meri Karanfilovska

MERI KARANFILOVSKA graduated from the Department of Marketing at the Faculty of Economics in Skopje, where she received her master’s degree in “Marketing in non-profit organizations”. In 2014, she defended her doctoral thesis “The role and importance of social marketing and its application in the Republic of Macedonia”, at the Institute of Economics in Skopje. For the last 15 years she has participated in a number of projects implemented by the Macedonian Institute of Media and the School of Journalism and Public Relations and seeks professional challenges in the application of marketing, but this time adapted to the rules of work in the non-profit sector, where resulting in ​​deeper scientific research and professional development.