Why should I study in Bulgaria?

A remarkable country with its variety of scenery of rugged mountains and relaxing Black Sea resorts next to a mixture of Eastern and Western cultures and cuisine...

How to study in Bulgaria?

Despite its size, Bulgaria is a country with big opportunities and much to explore. Institutions and universities are constantly improving to attract more international students. Bulgaria’s capital and largest city, Sofia is a historically well-preserved city and home to the biggest universities in Bulgaria - including Sofia University St. Kliment Ohridski.

National performance: Bulgaria

Percent of all Universities 100% 80% 60% 40% < below Average above > 40% 60% 80% 100% Teaching & Learning 18% 59% Research 57% 25% Knowledge Transfer 69% 22% International Orientation 53% 22% Regional Engagement 38% 42%

How much does it cost to study in Bulgaria?

A bachelor’s degree in Bulgaria costs 2,900 – 3,900 € per year, the tuition fee for a master’s degree is 3,000 – 3,900 € per year and for a doctorate’s degree 4,000 -  8,000 € per year.

Do I need a Student Visa for Bulgaria?

Students who are not EU/EEA residents must apply for a Bulgarian Student Visa (D-type Visa) which is valid for three to six months. To apply for a student visa, you are obligated to meet the following requirements: photocopy of your passport (passport must be valid for at least a year), acceptance letter from the University, medical insurance, colored photo ID,  ticket booking confirmation and proof that the tuition fees have been paid.

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One-way ticket

1.00 €

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5.00 €

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