The rank of the Macedonia according the SCImago Journal & Country Rank (SJR) is 99th in the world and 18th in the Eastern Europe.
Out of 20 Universities in Macedonia, only Ss Cyril and Methodius University of Skopje and University St Clement of Bitola are listed in SCImago Institutions Rankings (SIR) for 2013.
Very small number of Macedonian scholarly journals are included in WOS (1), PubMed (1), PubMed Central (1), SCOPUS (5), and Google Scholar metrics (6).
SCOPUS rank and SCOPUS H-index are different for the top 10 authors from Macedonia.
Top twenty Macedonian authors published 72.4% of the total number of abstracts indexed in PubMed.
There is urgent need for organized improvement of the quality of researchers, scholarly journals, and institutions in Macedonia in order to achieve higher international standards.