High-quality training and scientific research activities
“Vasil Levski” National Military University was established with an Act of the National Assembly in 2002 through the restructuring of “Vasil Levski” Land Forces Academy – Veliko Turnovo, “Panayot Volov” Artillery and Air Defense Academy – Shoumen and “Georgi Benkovski” Air Force Academy - Dolna Mitropolia.
The University is a state university, an entity, with its headquarters in Veliko Turnovo. It has its own flag, seal and celebration day – 26 November.
“Vasil Levski” National Military University is the heir of the rich traditions in the field of military education and a successor of the first military school in Bulgaria, established in 1878. The first military school in Bulgaria was established in 1878 before Bulgaria had its government, before the convention of the Constituent Assembly and before the adoption of the Tarnovo Constitution.