The Ss. Cyril and Methodius University in Skopje is the first state University, founded in 1949. The Ss. Cyril and Methodius University develops study programmes in all scientific fields – natural sciences and mathematics, technical and technological sciences, medical sciences and health, biotechnical sciences, social sciences, humanities and arts. Except for the faculties, the research work, is also carried out in the independent research institutes as an integral part of the University. The Department of Political Science, within the Faculty of Law “Iustinianus Primus” is the best ranked Political Science Department in the country and the only one offering first, second and third cycle studies both in Macedonian and English language. Since 2008, The Department of Political Science, within the Faculty of Law “Iustinianus Primus” has participated in several TEMPUS projects on introducing new curricula, new teaching methods and interactive learning. The Department’s faculty have been the founders of political science academic journals, two public opinion polling institutes. Several faculty members have been and are currently serving their terms at the highest state offices of the country.