Higher levels of education can be obtained at one of the five state universities:
- Ss. Cyril and Methodius University of Skopje,
- St. Clement of Ohrid University of Bitola,
- Goce Delčev University of Štip,
- State University of Tetovo,
- University for Information Science and Technology "St. Paul the Apostle" in Ohrid
There are a number of private university institutions, such as the European University, Slavic University in Sveti Nikole, the South East European University and others.