The Ss. Cyril and Methodius University in Skopje (UKIM), founded in 1949 is the oldest and most prominent state University in the Republic of Macedonia, ranked as a top University in the country by ARWU ranking. The University is a community of 23 faculties, 5 research institutes and 11 accompanying members. Faculty of Architecture, UKIM with more than 65 years of experience in education, research and application of knowledge in the field of architecture, urban planning, building technologies, architectural history and theory provides a wide teaching and research platform. It founds its legacy on the knowledge and experience of the post-earthquake development of Skopje after the devastating earthquake in 1963.
Its contribution to ROCK project will be in three main areas of expertise:
Faculty of Architecture, UKIM is a member of EAAE and has been partner in several EU funded projects and participant is prominent world events and exhibitions (Habitat II, La Biennale di Venezia, etc.). It is an emerging regional educational hub in the field of Architecture with growing network of international academic partners.
The ROCK project at Faculty of Architecture will be led by Prof. Ognen Marina that is the leader of an emerging new generation of academics and is in charge of the management of the EU funded projects providing the facilitation and provision of work and services stipulated by the project goals and objectives, supported by the financial officer at Faculty of Architecture in charge of the financial management.