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									                                                          ACADEMIC TRAINING ASSOCIATION
                                                                            Lineausstraat 35F
                                                                          1093 EE Amsterdam
                                                                              The Netherlands
                                                                    Tel./fax: +31 20 568 2088
                                                          Email: ISUM@academictraining.org
                                                            Web: www.academictraining.org




                INTERNATIONAL SUMMER UNIVERSITY MACEDONIA (ISUM)
                                 07- 22JULY 2007

                         INFORMATION GUIDE FOR PARTICIPANTS
Dear Student,

Thank you for showing interest in the International Summer University Macedonia (ISUM).

The ISUM is an academic support project contributing to restructuring and reform processes
at the participating universities. The ISUM 2007 is the third edition of this programme and is
based on ISUM 2006 in Tetovo, ISUM 2005 in Skopje, the pilot version, the International
Winter University Macedonia 2005, and previous experiences in Bosnia & Herzegovina
(Summer University Tuzla) and Kosovo (Pristina Summer University).

The International Summer University Macedonia (ISUM) will be held from 9 to 22 July 2007
at the St.Kliment Ohridski University in Bitola. Twenty intensive international courses are
organised in the fields of Law, Economics, Public Administration, Business
Administration, Education Science and Teacher Training. The respective faculties from
the Universities in Skopje, Tetovo, Bitola, and the SEE University in Tetovo are taking part:

At Ss. Cyril and Methodius University Skopje:
Faculty of Economics
Faculty of Law "Iustinianus Primus"
Faculty of Philosophy
Faculty of Pedagogy, Shtip
Faculty of Pedagogy, Skopje

At Ss. Kliment Ohridski University Bitola:
Faculty of Economics
Faculty of Economics - Prilep
Faculty of Interdisciplinary Studies of Public Administration
Faculty of Education

At South-East European University (SEE) Tetovo:
Department of Business Administration
Department of Public Administration
Department of Legal Studies
Department of Teacher Training

At Tetovo State University:
Faculty of Law
Faculty of Economics & Business
Faculty of Human Science and Arts – Pedagogy and Psychology

The student unions of these four universities and the student unions from the respective
faculties are also official project partners.

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Please carefully read the information below. It contains practical information about the
programme that will help you to prepare for your (potential) participation. All international
students: please read the separate section on “Local Conditions” to prepare for your
participation.

Should you require more information after reading this information pack, please do not
hesitate to contact our Skopje office.

Kind regards,
The ATA Team


Boulevard Vodnjanska nr.2/1/1
1000 Skopje, Macedonia
Phone/Fax : +389 23111 512
Email: isum@academictraining.org
Contact persons: Mr. Gligor Pandilovski & Sherife Ismaili - Kasapi ISUM Project Officers

International students from outside Macedonia can also contact our headquarters:

ATA Amsterdam Office
Contact persons: Ms. Erviola Selenica & Elmar van Ee
Linneausstraat 35F
1093 EE Amsterdam, Netherlands
Phone / Fax: +31 20 5682088 /2091
E-mail: E.van.ee@academictraining.org / E.Selenica@academictraining.org
Web: www.academictraining.org




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Content:


1      ISUM 2007 FACT SHEET .................................................................................................. 4
2      PRACTICAL INFORMATION ............................................................................................ 5
    2.1. TRAVEL.......................................................................................................................................... 5
    2.1.1 TRAVEL DOCUMENTS ................................................................................................................. 5
    2.2. ACCOMMODATION AND MEALS ...................................................................................................... 6
    2.3. INSURANCE ................................................................................................................................... 6
3      APPLICATION & SELECTION PROCEDURE.................................................................. 7
    3.1. APPLICATION ................................................................................................................................. 7
    3.2. SELECTION CRITERIA .................................................................................................................... 7
4      SCHOLARSHIPS ............................................................................................................. 10
5      COURSE INFORMATION ................................................................................................ 11
    5.1 CLASS SIZE .................................................................................................................................. 11
    5.2. TEACHING SCHEDULE ................................................................................................................. 11
    5.3. LANGUAGE OF INSTRUCTION ...................................................................................................... 11
    5.4. TEACHING METHODS ................................................................................................................... 11
    5.5. EXAMINATION .............................................................................................................................. 11
    5.6. ACCESS TO LIBRARIES AND INTERNET ....................................................................................... 11
6      EXTRACURRICULAR ..................................................................................................... 13
    6.1. PUBLIC DEBATES ........................................................................................................................ 13
    6.2. EXCURSIONS AND FIELD W ORK ................................................................................................. 13
7      LOCAL CONDITIONS IN MACEDONIA ......................................................................... 14
    7.1. LIVING CONDITIONS ..................................................................................................................... 14
    7.2. LIVING EXPENSES........................................................................................................................ 14
    7.3. CLIMATE & ENVIRONMENT .......................................................................................................... 14
    7.4. W ATER & ELECTRICITY ............................................................................................................... 14
    7.5. CURRENCY .................................................................................................................................. 14
    7.6. COMMUNICATION ........................................................................................................................ 14
    7.7. USEFUL LINKS ............................................................................................................................. 14
    7.8. ISUM CORRESPONDENCE ......................................................................................................... 14




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1           ISUM 2007 FACT SHEET




Main Aims          : Introduce recent academic knowledge and skills
                   : Provide platform for national academic cooperation
                   : Implement Bologna Action Lines at the participating faculties
                   : Expand the international academic network of universities in Macedonia

Courses            : 20 courses in Law, Economics, Public & Business Administration, Education
                   Sciences, Teacher Training and Course on Gender issues.

Tuition fee        : No tuition fee. Participation fee of 10 Euros is charged.

Period             : Monday 09 – Sunday 22 July 2007

Intensity          : 12 teaching days, 3-5 hours lectures + 2-5 hours homework per day

Location : Premises of the Technical Faculty - St. Kliment Ohridski University Bitola: (different
                   location in Macedonia each year)

Language           : English language only

Methods : Interactive, modern teaching methods
                  : Team-teaching between international and local professor

Credits            : Certificates incl. 3 ECTS (tentatively) if compulsory exam is passed successfully and
                   80% attendance

Participants       : 460 students from Macedonia,100 from Southeast Europe, and 40 International
                   students. Participants from Southeast Europe (outside of Macedonia) will receive
                   travel, accommodation and food free of charge. Limited accommodation is available
                   for students from Macedonia.

Professors         : 20 International PhD Professors & 20 Co-Professors from the 16 participating
                   faculties in Macedonia selected by a national ISUM Coordination Committee;

Extra-curricular   :4 public debates, weekend excursions in Macedonia; opening & closing ceremony,
                   parties, course dinners, study-area excursions, city tour, sports events etc.

Donor              : Main donors is the Netherlands Embassy Skopje, Macedonia

Evaluation         : Students‟ evaluations and external evaluation




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2       PRACTICAL INFORMATION
2.1. Travel
Students from Macedonia coming from outside Bitola will receive a one-time travel stipend
covering the cost of one return bus ticket from and to their home. 100 participating students
from South-East Europe (outside of Macedonia) who are accepted to participate in the
programme will receive a travel stipend as laid down in the table below. Students from other
countries are required to finance their own travel.

                                        Visa
                            Stipend     Required
 Albania                      € 50         Yes
 Bosnia & Herzegovina        €100          No
 Bulgaria                     € 50         No
 Croatia                     €100          No
 Serbia                       € 50         No
 Montenegro                  €100          No
 Kosovo                       € 50         No
 Romania                     €100          Yes
 Slovenia                    €100          No

For visa requirements, please, refer to section 2.1.1. Travel Documents below.

Travel stipends are paid at the end of your course.
You are reimbursed if you meet the following requirements:
1. You can prove that the trip was made (hold on to the receipts of your tickets), and;
2. You have attended at least 80% of your class.

2.1.1 Travel Documents

Citizens from EU member states do not need visas. Citizens from Albania and Romania
require a visa. Visa requirements might be introduced for students from Kosovo. Please note
that visa requirements might change in the meantime. Please contact your Foreign
Ministry and/or the Republic of Macedonia Embassy in your country for up-to-date information
with regard to travel documents.
You can also check visa regulations of the Republic of Macedonia at
http://www.mfa.gov.mk/default_en.asp

Students from Albania and Romania can contact the authorities at:

Embassy of the Republic of Macedonia in Tirana, Republic of Albania
Rruga "Lek Dukagjini," Vila 2, Tirana
tel:     355 4 233 036
tel.     355 4 230 909
fax:     355 4 232 514
e-mail: makambas@albnet.net
Ambassador, Ms. Blagorodna Mingova - Krepieva
Consular department works on Monday and Friday from 09.00 to 11.00
Price: 5 Euros

Embassy of the Republic of Macedonia in Bucharest, Romania
144, Mihail Eminescu, Sektor 2, Bucharest
tel. 40 21 210 08 80
tel. 40 21 210 59 01
fax. 40 21 211 72 95
e-mail: ammakbuk@mb.roknet.ro
Ambassador, Mr. Tihomir Ilievski



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2.2. Accommodation and meals
ATA will provide scholarship students (from South East Europe and from Macedonia itself)
with accommodation and meals. They will be accommodated in a student dormitory. The
arranged accommodation will be sufficient and clean, but modest and simple. Students will be
asked to share one room consisting only of 3 beds without toilets inside. Students on one
floor will share bathrooms with toilets and showers. Students who are granted
accommodation at the dormitory will receive three modest daily meals at the dormitory.

Students from Bitola will not receive accommodation.

Foreign students from outside the Southeast European region will be able to stay at the
dormitory, but have to finance this themselves. For these participants, accommodation in the
student dormitory (including 3 modest daily meals) can be arranged at a total price of 140
Euros for the whole duration of the ISUM.


2.3. Insurance
ATA does not cover costs for (additional health, molest or travel) insurances. ATA has no
obligations concerning social and/or health insurance and cannot be held responsible for loss
of personal goods, for accidents or injuries during and outside the activities related to the
International Summer University in Macedonia. You are strongly recommended to be in good
health when travelling to Macedonia. Please also check the validity of your health and travel
insurance for Macedonia.




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3       APPLICATION & SELECTION PROCEDURE
3.1. Application
You can apply on the Internet by surfing to www.academictraining.org. On the website, an
automated registration system is operating. We strongly encourage all students to apply
online. Although Internet applications are encouraged, students from Macedonia can also
apply by submitting their application on paper at the student union or student service at their
university. Students outside Macedonia can only apply via the Internet.

When applying, you will be asked to fill out a detailed registration form providing us with your
personal contact information, details on your academic background, as well as which courses
you would like to apply for. You can select up to three courses, indicating your order of
preference. However, you will be accepted for only one course.

You will be informed via email about the status of your application. You will receive a personal
ID and password, which enables you to view your application at any time over the Internet
and make changes, if necessary, until the application deadline.


           THE DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS IS THURSDAY 27 APRIL 2007.



3.2. Selection criteria
The following selection criteria apply to students from Macedonia:

    1. Enrolment: To participate in the ISUM, you have to currently be enrolled in one of the
       fifteen faculties participating in the programme:

          At Ss. Cyril and Methodius University Skopje:
          Faculty of Economics
          Faculty of Law "Iustinianus Primus"
          Faculty of Philosophy, Department of Education
          Faculty of Pedagogy, Shtip
          Faculty of Pedagogy, Skopje

          At Ss. Kliment Ohridski University Bitola:

          Faculty of Economics - Prilep
          Faculty of Interdisciplinary Studies of Public Administration
          Faculty of Education

          At South-East European University (SEE) Tetovo:
          Department of Business Administration
          Department of Public Administration
          Department of Legal Studies
          Department of Teacher Training

          At Tetovo State University:
          Faculty of Law
          Faculty of Economics & Business
          Faculty for Teachers

    2. Course relevance: Students are only admitted to a course that is relevant to their
       studies at their home university, i.e. a course that fits into their study path;
    3. English language proficiency: English is the working language at the ISUM. All
       applicants from Macedonia have to take an English language test after the application
       procedure before they can be selected for participation in the ISUM. The testing will
       be conducted by ATA between 3 and 25 May 2007.


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    4. Grade Point Average (GPA): Immediately after the end of the application procedure,
       each of the fifteen faculties involved will receive a list of students at their institution
       that applied. The faculties will then submit the GPA of each applicant.
    5. Each student will be awarded a score that is based on the results of their English
       testing (50%) and their Grade Point Average (50%). This score will determine their
       ranking on the selection list. Each participating faculty is awarded approximately 25
       (325/13) places on this list. The list of applications per faculty, organised in order of
       score value per student, will be approved and signed by the dean of each faculty.
       ATA will make the final student selection on the basis of these lists.

The following selection criteria apply to all other students:

    1. Course relevance: Students are only admitted to a course that is relevant to their
       studies at their home university, i.e. a course that fits into their study path;
    2. English language proficiency: When applying, you will be asked to give an indication
       of your level of understanding of the English language. Please answer this question
       honestly. Note that the working language at the ISUM will be English only. Students
       whose English skills turn out to be too low will not be able to participate sufficiently
       and, therefore, will be removed from class.


3.3 Notification
Students from Macedonia: The selection process will start as soon as English testing has
been conducted and the Grade Point Averages have been received from the faculties. The
outcome of the selection will be available after 5 June. The results will be sent to all
applicants by email and posted on announcement boards at the participating faculties directly
after the selection has been made.

Students from outside Macedonia: After the application deadline has passed, you will be able
to review the status of your application on the website using your personal login and
password that is sent to you by e-mail after you apply. The selection results will be sent to all
applicants by email after 5 May.

Three types of outcomes are possible:

1) You are not selected
You will be notified by ATA by email and asked if ATA is allowed to keep your personal data
on file, in case suitable future opportunities arise for which you could re-apply. For students
from Macedonia: your name will not appear on the announcement board at your university. All
rejected students have the right to request access to the selection files to determine the
reason for their rejection. ATA guarantees the utmost transparency in the process.

2) You are selected
Students from Macedonia: You will be notified by ATA by email and told for which course you
have been selected (please note that you can only be selected for one course). Also, your
name will be on the list of participants that is posted on the announcement board at your
university. You will receive your student contract via email and will have to sign and fax it
back to us within one week of receipt. If you do not have Internet access, you can go to the
helpdesk at your university to pick up and sign your contract.

Students from outside Macedonia: You will be notified by ATA by email and told for which
course you have been selected (please note that you can only be selected for one course).
You will receive your participant contract by email, which you are required to sign and fax
back within one week after receiving it.

3) Waiting List
As it is our experience that a certain number of selected participants will decide not to
participate after all, we will keep a waiting list to immediately fill any vacancies arising. This
applies to both available places in courses and scholarships. As soon as all places and


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scholarships have been confirmed, remaining persons on the waiting list will be informed that
they have not been selected.

Starting one week after the application deadline, you can check your status on the website. If
you are selected after all, you will have one week to confirm your participation by signing and
faxing back the participant contract (procedure as explained above under point 2 “You are
selected”). If you do not respond within one week, you are automatically rejected and the
place will be awarded to another student on the waiting list.

TABLE OF DEADLINES / IMPORTANT DATES:

Deadline for application                                            27 April
Selection results available for students from outside Macedonia     5 May
English testing for applicants from Macedonia                       3 - 25 May
Selection results available for students from Macedonia             5 June
English testing for late applicants                                 13 – 17 June
Selection results available for students from Macedonia             22 June
Deadline for confirming participation for students from Macedonia   16 June
Arrival in Bitola                                                   8 July
Start of courses & Opening Ceremony                                 9 July
End of courses & Closing Ceremony                                   22 July
Departure from Bitola                                               22, 23 July




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4       SCHOLARSHIPS
Two categories of scholarships are available at the ISUM:

1) Scholarships for students from Macedonia who do not live in Bitola:
You can apply for a scholarship that covers your accommodation in Bitola and three modest
daily meals at the dormitory. The arranged accommodation will be sufficient and clean, yet
modest and simple. On your applications form you can indicate if you apply for
accommodation (which automatically includes food). Please note that only a limited number of
students can be accommodated. Therefore, you have more chances of being selected if you
can arrange your own accommodation in Bitola. All participants from outside Bitola will be
reimbursed their travel costs (one return bus ticket from your home town to Tetovo and back).

2) Scholarship for students from South East Europe:
ATA will offer 100 scholarships to participants from Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina,
Bulgaria, Croatia, Serbia and Montenegro, Kosovo, Romania, and Slovenia. They will be
accommodated free of charge and provided with three modest daily meals at the dormitory. If
you apply and you are from one of these countries, you will automatically be considered for a
scholarship. Please note that we expect to receive many scholarship applications.

Participants from other countries do not receive a scholarship and have to cover all costs
related to their participation themselves, i.e. travel, visa, accommodation, food etc. However,
they will not be charged a tuition fee. For these participants, accommodation in the student
dormitory (including 3 modest daily meals) can be arranged at a total price of 140 Euro for the
whole duration of the ISUM.

Please note that you have to be a citizen of one of the scholarship countries to be able to
receive a scholarship. For instance: a Dutch student studying in Bosnia will not be able to
apply for a scholarship. ATA requests that you advance the necessary payments. Participants
who receive a travel stipend need to keep all receipts for travel costs made. Without receipts,
no reimbursements can be made.

For travel stipends, please see section 2.1.

Please note:
Please be aware that scholarship students must attend at least 80% of the classes of the
course you apply for. If you fail to meet this requirement, your scholarship will be discontinued
and your accommodation cancelled.




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5        COURSE INFORMATION


For detailed information on the course programme: please refer to the ISUM brochure
which can be downloaded from our website: www.academictraining.org.
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5.1 Class Size
About 30 students will take part in each course. This restricted number will ensure interactive
participation and, therefore, the quality of the course. Each participant can take part in one
course only.

5.2. Teaching schedule
The ISUM will be held from Monday 09 July to Sunday 22 July 2007. All of the courses run for
12 teaching days i.e. two working weeks. There will be three to four class hours each day. In
general, courses will be scheduled in the mornings, starting at 9.00 AM and 2 hour practical
work in the afternoon. International participants are expected to arrive in Bitola on Sunday 8
July. On the weekend, there will be no classes but time for recreational activities.

5.3. Language of instruction
All courses will be instructed in English (without translation into local languages). Public
debates that are part of the ISUM programme will equally be conducted in English. You are
kindly requested to assist other participants that might have (language) difficulties when
attending the class.

When making your application, you are asked to indicate the level of your understanding of
the English language. Please answer this question honestly. If you indicate to speak English
well, but during your participation in the programme it becomes clear that you do not, you will
be removed from the class. All applicants from Macedonia will be tested on English
proficiency prior to the start of the programme.

5.4. Teaching methods
Your course may be instructed in (a combination of) various ways. Work groups, lectures,
discussions, presentations and fieldwork may be part of your course. In general, you should
expect less traditional, more informal interaction between the professors and yourself. Highly
interactive teaching methods that encourage critical thinking and promote open discussion
are encouraged.

5.5. Examination
Professors are free to choose from a range of examination methods e.g. oral examination,
written exam, presentation, paper, etc. Your professors will inform you on the specifics at the
start of the course.

5.6. Access to Libraries and Internet
The faculty facilities‟ libraries and Internet facilities will most likely be available to participants.
However, access may be limited and irregular. Internet will be quicker and readily available at
cheap internet-cafes in the city centre for 1Euro per hour or cheaper.

5.7. Certificates & ECTS ratings
Participants who attend at least 80% of their classes and pass the appropriate assignments
and examinations will receive a European Credit Transfer System (ECTS) compatible
"International Summer University Macedonia Certificate". Students will be able to transfer
ECTS credits from one institution to another. The course certificate will serve as the transcript
of records.
The number of ECTS credits is based on the average number of working hours spent by
students on the course (input) and encompasses classroom hours, private study, fieldwork,
and so on. All successful students will receive the same number of credits. The estimated
number of study credits per course can be found under „course descriptions‟ in this brochure.
The grade given on the certificate indicates the success of the student as compared to other
participants in the course. Grades indicating a successful completion of the course (a pass),

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with the percentage of successful students receiving this grade are: A(10%), B(25%), C(30%),
D(25%), E(10%). Students who have not met the requirements will not receive a certificate.
The European Credit Transfer System was designed by the European Commission with the
principal aim of improving the quality of education. It facilitates student mobility, introduces
flexibility within curricula and standardises student assessment in the institutions of higher
education in the member states.




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6       EXTRACURRICULAR
6.1. Public Debates
Public debates and debating lounges are organised to foster interdepartmental academic
discussion of current events and encourage debate among visiting professors, local academic
staff, and students on issues raised at the ISUM. ISUM professors and other guest speakers
will contribute to these. Attendance at the debates is not mandatory but strongly encouraged.
The debates will be open to the public at large and attendance is free of charge.

The public debates will take place on weekdays in the evenings. The speakers at each panel
will consist of 3 or 4 experts/representatives from different backgrounds. An independent
chairperson chairs the discussions. The forum begins with each panel member in turn giving
a short introductory speech on the topic and their point of view. This should be followed by a
discussion, first among the panel and later opened up to members of the audience, who may
direct their questions/comments to one or more members of the panel. All questions and
comments should be directed through the chairperson, who is also able to pose questions to
the panel.

The debate programme will be published in the daily newspapers and announced in the
Welcome Pack that participants receive upon arrival in Bitola. More information about the
topics, time and location of the debates will be provided in the Welcome Pack that all
applicants receive upon arrival in Bitola.

6.2. Excursions and Field Work
During the ISUM, a joint excursion and/or field trip will be organised for all courses of the
same study area. Some courses will conduct additional excursions or fieldwork trips.
Excursions and/or fieldwork will be scheduled in a way that is convenient for students and
professors. Excursions and/or fieldwork are not restricted to class hours.

6.3. Recreational Programme
To facilitate informal contacts, various social events will be organized for ISUM participants
and professors. These include an Opening and Closing party, weekend excursions, course
lunches or dinners, karaoke parties, sports and other activities.




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7       LOCAL CONDITIONS IN BITOLA
7.1. Basic facts about Bitola:
Area: 794,53 km2
Altitude: 650 m
Inhabitants: 10 000 – 88,7% Macedonians, 4,36% Albanians, 1,68% Turkish
Local language: Macedonian

7.2. Living conditions
Health care, public transport, supermarkets, etc., are readily available. Water and electricity
supplies and communication services function without problem.

7.3. Living expenses
General living expenses are considerably lower than those in Western Europe but
comparable to other South-East European countries. There are many possibilities for having
a (cheap) meal. A lunch in a simple restaurant will cost you 2-5 Euro. Buying a sandwich in a
bakery is cheaper. For a good dinner in a restaurant, count on 5-10 Euro. There are many
shops and some supermarkets. Public transportation is very reasonably priced. Taxis are also
affordable and readily available and trips within the city should not cost you more than 3 Euro.


7.4. Climate & environment
Winters are usually cold and summers hot in Macedonia. Summer temperatures in Bitola are
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hot and dry, during the day they can reach 35 C, nights tend to be cooler, and with mild
winds blowing form the mountains. There could be a couple of rainy days during the ISUM.

7.5. Water & electricity
Tap water its drinkable, but you can also use mineral water as drinking water. Power supply
(220V) functions without problem.

7.6. Currency
The local currency is the Denar. 1 euro equals approximately 61 Denars. The banks in Bitola
work form 8:30 to 17:00, ATMs are spread around the downtown area and work 24/7. Only
some of the local stores accept Credit and Debit cards Visa, Visa Electron, Master Card and
Maestro. But please note that there are not many of these stores, you might need to get cash
form ATM first. Please note that the ATMs will charge you a fee for withdrawal. These are the
banks that are present in Tetovo: Stopanska Banka, Tutunska Banka, Uni Bank, Pro Credit
Bank, Komercijalna Banka. ATM machines are available in some of these banks.


7.7. Communication
Internet facilities are available in Internet cafés in the city centre. Postal services work well.
There are two GSM operators in Macedonia: T-mobile and Cosmofone. Both of them
have their service shops in the Bitola downtown area. Their stores are easily
recognizable
7.8. Useful Links
Republic of Macedonia            http://goeasteurope.about.com/cs/macedonia/
Government                       www.gov.mk
Parliament                       www.sobranie.mk
Skopje, the Capital              www.skopjeonline.com.mk
Bitola                           http://www.bitola.gov.mk/

7.9. ISUM Correspondence
Should you require any further information, please do not hesitate to contact the ATA office in
Skopje:
        Boulevard Vodnjanska nr.2/1/1
        1000 Skopje, Macedonia
        Phone/Fax : +389 23111 512
        Email: isum@academictraining.org
 Contact persons: Mr. Gligor Pandilovski & Ms. Sherife Ismaili-Kasapi, ISUM Project Officers
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Or the Amsterdam Headquarters.
ATA Amsterdam Office
Contact persons: Ms. Erviola Selenica & Elmar van Ee
Linneausstraat 35F
1093 EE Amsterdam, Netherlands
Phone / Fax: +31 20 5682088/2091
E-mail: E.van.ee@academictraining.org / E.Selenica@academictraining.org
Web: www.academictraining.org

Each selected student will receive regular mailings containing deadline reminders and further
information on his or her stay in Macedonia before departure and in a welcome package upon
arrival.


                             We hope to welcome you in Bitola!

                          Academic Training Association (ATA)
                         Skopje Office/Amsterdam Headquarters
                                       ISUM 2007




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