Competition for enrollment

Competition for admission of students in vocational studies for the academic year 2019/20 

Semos Academy announces a competition for admission of students in vocational studies for Graphic Design and Web Design for the academic year 2019/20 starting September 16, 2019. 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 2019/20:

  • By self-funding with possibility for enrollment up until September 16, 2019
  • 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 2019/20.

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

The competition for granting scholarships will be announced on February 04, 2018, the same will be valid for 10 weeks.

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 (157.590 MKD).

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:

  • Payment in cash with payment slip or debit cards
  • Payment in installments with credit cards
  • Payment in installments, without interest, with Stopanska Banka credit cards
  • Payment in equal monthly installments up until June 2020. The first instalment amounts to 30.900 MKD.

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
in EUR
in MKD
Early bird from May 15 until June 15, 2018 500 30.900 126.690
Early bird from June 16 until August 20, 2018 350 21.630 135.960
Payment from August 21 until  September 15, 2018 200 12.360 145.230
Payment in equal monthly installments (max 10).
The first instalment amounts to 30.900 MKD
0 0 157.590

Contact person

Angelina Kanchevska, MSc
Head of Semos Graphic Design Academy
+389 71 223 993, every working day 9:00-17:00

Academic calendar for 2019/20

April 3, 2019 - Open Day

June 6, 2019 - Final exhibition 2019

August 22, 2019 - Open Day

September 16, 2019 - Start

September 16 up to December 27, 2019 - First semester

January 20 up to May 22, 2020 - Second semester

June 4, 2020 - Final exhibition 2020

Number of students

Semos Academy has 30 available students’ seats, for both vocational programs for Graphic Design and Web Design, for the academic year 2018/19.

12 students maximum will be enrolled in the Web 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.19/8.

Location of the vocational training

Semos Academy has 3 classrooms, with a total capacity of 34 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 will receive information about vocational programs, meet the team of professors can, see the portfolio with students’ projects, hear the success stories of the best students and their careers...