Welcome from the Headmaster
Sofija Filipovska, PhD Candidate in Educational Management


Dear Students, Parents, and Community Members,

Welcome from the Headmaster of International School Maximilian, a distinguished center of educational excellence in Skopje. It is my privilege to guide a school that blends a rich history with a dynamic, forward-looking educational approach. As we embark on this academic journey, I am delighted to extend a personal welcome to each one of you.

Our Proud History and Progressive Vision

Founded in 2009, International School Maximilian has established itself as a leading institution committed to providing comprehensive and world-class education. We cater to students from 1st grade through to the 4th year of high school, nurturing young minds at every critical stage of their development. Our school is an International Baccalaureate World School, which means that we are committed to providing our students with a challenging and rigorous academic program that promotes global citizenship, cultural awareness, and critical thinking skills. Our accreditation by the Ministry of Education is a testament to our commitment to excellence in education.

My Educational Philosophy and Multidisciplinary Approach

With my educational background including a Master of Science in Psychology, a Master of Laws in Intellectual Property, and a Bachelor in Law, I am dedicated to a multidisciplinary and inclusive approach to education. My expertise in Neuropsychology and professional development in the International Baccalaureate (IB) program deeply informs our curriculum, ensuring it is both academically robust and cognitively enriching.

Pursuing a PhD in Educational Management, I am continuously seeking innovative methods to enhance our school's learning environment and leadership, ensuring that International School Maximilian remains a beacon of educational innovation and excellence.

Holistic Development at the Forefront

We are committed to the holistic development of our students. Our English-taught curriculum, coupled with small class sizes, ensures personalized attention and a global perspective in learning. We place a strong emphasis on not just academic prowess but also the mental health and overall wellbeing of our students.

Community Engagement and Parental Involvement

The heart of our school lies in our vibrant community. We believe in the power of collaborative education, where parents and the community actively engage in the educational journey. This partnership is vital to our ethos and success.

Embark on a Journey of Discovery

As you explore our website, I invite you to discover more about the unique qualities that make International School Maximilian a special place for learning and growth. Whether you are a prospective student, a parent, or a community member, we warmly welcome you to join our community, dedicated to nurturing and educating the leaders and innovators of tomorrow.

Warm regards,

Sofija Filipovska
Headmaster, International School Maximilian

Welcome from the Headmaster