In 1977, the existing High School of Economics – Prilep (1960) was transformed into the Faculty of Economics, which was one of the signatories of the founding act of UKLO in 1979. At the Faculty of Economics, the teaching and educational process of several accredited programs is realized.
This higher education institution has been part of the University since its foundation, but with the status of Higher Agricultural School. It is one of the oldest higher education institutions in the South-Western region of the Republic of North Macedonia, established in 1960, where personnel from the agricultural and livestock sector were profiled. In 1999, as a result of a Joint European project, the existing Higher School grew into the Faculty of Biotechnical Sciences, where education is carried out in several study programs to this day.
The Faculty of technical sciences in Bitola is founded in 1977 by transforming then existing Higher-vocational-technical school (1961). This Faculty is a unit of the University since the establishing of the University in 1979.
The Faculty of technical sciences realizes teaching-educational process in many different educational-scientific areas and study programs.
The Faculty of Education in Bitola is a higher education institution established in 1977 through the process of transformation of the existing Educationical Academy, whose activity has been realized since 1964.
The Faculty of Tourism and Hospitality is the only higher education institution of its kind in the country, established in 1977. This faculty continues the educational tradition of the pre-existing Higher Tourism School in Ohrid, and with the new trends in higher education in the 70s of the last century, it is transformed into a respectable higher education unit that is part of the University since its inception.
The Faculty of Security – Skopje was established in 1977. within the Center for Education of Security and Social Self-Protection. In 2003 she was re-established as a Police Academy and became an equal member of UKLO. After the transformation in 2008, the Faculty of Security functions as the legal successor of the Police Academy and is a unit of UKLO. Its specificity is the education of students in the field of security.
This higher education unit is part of UKLO from the academic year 2008/2009 when the first generation of students enroll who realize their studies in Kicevo, where the seat of the Faculty or in Bitola of dispersed studies is enrolled.
In 1988, the newly established Higher Medical School in Bitola became a member of UKLO. As the only higher education institution for senior nurses, with the adoption of the Law on Higher Education (2000), it grew into a Higher Medical School.
The Veterinary Faculty in Bitola started working in the academic year 2009/2010 and is one of the newer units within the University “St. Kliment Ohridski ”- Bitola. Applicants interested in studying at this faculty can do so in the field of veterinary medicine.
This University unit is the most recently established by virtue of Law on founding a Faculty of Information and Communication Technologies as a unit of “St. Kliment Ohridski” University-Bitola (Official Gazette 187/30.12.2013) The Faculty of Information and Communication Technologies in Bitola incorporates the study programs of information science and computer technique of the Faculty of Technical Sciences and the Faculty of Administration and management of Information systems, which stopped its function upon the establishing of the new Faculty of Information and Communication Systems. By founding of such higher education unit, the University promotes a faculty, completely focused on educating information professionals.
The oldest scientific institution of the University and the only one of its kind in the Republic of Macedonia, the Tobacco Institute in Prilep, was established in 1924 as the first organized scientific research unit in the country. With the establishment of the University, the Institute becomes a member of the ranks of scientific-research institutions. Scientific-research activity is realized through the following departments: – Department of Genetics, selection and seed control; – Department of Tobacco Agrotechnics; – Department of tobacco protection diseases, pests and weeds – Department of Technology, Fermentation and Fabrication – Department of Tobacco Chemistry, Tobacco Smoke, Pesticide Residues and Biochemistry and – Department of Economic Planning and Programming.