Do you assist course participants with accommodation?
PARC provides free accommodation for all international participants within its own capacities (single and twin bed rooms with toilette and showers). All rooms within the centre are equipped with air-condition, mini fridge, TV and Wi-Fi. PARC can also assist in booking hotel rooms in Skopje for those participants that choose this type of accommodation on their own cost.
Do you assist with acquiring entry visas for Macedonia?
Visa acquisition is your own (national) responsibility. Once accepted to a course, PARC will provide you, upon your request, with a confirmation letter for course attendance may be required for your visa application. PARC is not in a position to enter into contact with the relevant Macedonian authorities nor to influence their decisions.
What are the formalities to enter Macedonia?
Formalities may differ depending on your nationality. A list of entry procedures for each nationality is available on the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Republic of Macedonia website. For more information, please visit www.mfa.gov.mk
What is the language of your courses?
All international courses in PARC are conducted in English. No translation is provided.
What is the primary function of the Centre?
PARC trains national and international PA personnel (not only from the Armed forces and the Ministries of Defense but also from other State administration institutions) to develop their Communication skills and techniques and to provide them with the necessary expertise in Public Affairs which will enable them to deal successfully with the Media in peace-time, during crisis and when deployed in operations.
Is there any preparation work to do before the course?
These requirements will be communicated to you by the course coordinators accordingly.
Will I receive a course certificate?
Upon completion of the course participants receive a PARC certificate for successfully completed course.
What is the Centre’s legal status and governance structure?
We are organizational part of the Ministry of Defence of the Republic of Macedonia. Moreover, since 2013 PARC is a member of the Partnership Training and Education Centre’s Network (PTEC) and is open for all NATO, PfP, MD, ICI and Global Partner countries.