Competition for enrollment
Open, Deadline September 15, 2021

Skopje
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Competition for admission of students in vocational studies for the academic year 2021/2022 

Semos KOC (Semos Education) is an accredited institution by the Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Northern Macedonia for the implementation of Postgraduate Specialized Education for Qualification - Graphic Designer at 5-B level of the Macedonian Qualifications Framework, in accordance with the Verification Conditions Solution implementation of the curriculum certified under UP113-1523 from 19.07.2019.

Semos Education announces a competition for admission of students in Semos Academy for vocational studies for Graphic Design and Web Design for the academic year 2021/22 starting September 15, 2021. The academy lasts one academic year, divided in two semesters (winter and summer) where the students attend classes every day from Monday to Friday.

Requirements and criteria for registration

Only persons above 18 years have the right to enroll in the vocational studies at Semos Academy with the aim to gain vocational education as continuous post-secondary education, retraining or additional qualification. Persons who are eligible for enrollment in the vocational studies are:

  • Persons who have secondary education Diploma;
  • Persons who are regular students
  • Persons who have University or College Diploma;

The candidates are enrolling as regular students in the academic year 2021/22:

  • By self-funding with possibility for enrollment up until September 15, 2021
  • By obtaining full or partial scholarship according to the official scholarship competition.

Semos Academy will announce a competition for granting a maximum of 4 scholarships, for both vocational programs for Graphic Design and Web Design, in a total amount of 7.100 EUR  for the academic year 2021/22.

  • Two scholarships (1 full and 1 partial) will be granted for the Graphic Design Vocational Program

The competition for granting scholarships will be announced on February 10, 2021, the same will be valid till April 21, 2021.

During the enrollment, the candidates will sign an Agreement for vocational training with Semos Education.

Price and method of payment

The regular price of the program is 2.550 EUR.

The price includes literature, taking three (3) official Adobe exams for obtaining international certification Adobe Certified Associate (ACA) for Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign (Animate), as well as taking part in the final exhibition. Students who have achieved over 70% successful results throughout their studies, can be part of the career system that enables their recommendation for internship.

Method of payment:

  • online payment through Semos Education's website
  • bank transfer

The enrollment in the vocational studies at the Semos Academy is performed on several dates with defined early bird payments according to the given table.

Methods of paymentApproved discount
in %
Price for payment
in EUR
Super early bird until June 30, 2021 20% 2.040
Early bird until August 15, 2021 15% 2.168
Regular price 0 2.550

Price of specialist exam

  • The price of Theoretical Specialist Exam is 70 EUR
  • The price of Practical Specialist Exam is 70 EUR

Contact person

Angelina Kanchevska, MSc
Head of Semos Graphic Design Academy
+389 71 223 993

Number of students

Semos Academy has 40 available students’ seats, for both vocational programs for Graphic Design and Web Design, for the academic year 2020/21.

22 students maximum will be enrolled in the Graphic Design Vocational Program

If there are available seats after the date scheduled for beginning of the lectures, Semos Academy will accept new applications for admission.

Documents for enrollment

When enrolling in the vocational studies at Semos Academy, the candidate must fill-out an online application and take an entry test in order to evaluate their level of computer knowledge and skills, creativity and affinity for the profession. The candidates must submit the following documents:

  • Birth certificate
  • The last diploma of completed formal education.
    Diploma of state Matura for persons with completed secondary education.
    University or College Diploma.

The documents can be submitted every day, Monday to Friday, from 10 AM to 4 PM, at the Semos Education premises in Skopje on Bul. KJ Pitu No.19/6.

Location of the vocational training

Semos Academy has 3 classrooms, with a total capacity of 40 seats, at disposal, and the classes are held at the Semos Education premises in Skopje on Bul. KJ Pitu No.19 / 8. The classrooms are air conditioned and equipped with sophisticated computer and presentation equipment. Each student works individually on its own computer.

Additional information

For everyone interested, we provide information at the Design Academy premises every day. We organize open days regularly, where candidates can see the students’ projects, hear the success stories of the best students and their careers, and meet the team of professors.