A renowned academic and research center which provides high-quality training
Being a spiritual descendant and successor of the ideas and heritage of the national enlighteners, who founded in Gabrovo the first Bulgarian secular school, today the Technical University of Gabrovo successfully blends the traditions of the past with the potentials of the present in the area of education and science.
It is a renowned academic and research center, which provides high-quality training in conformity with the labour market needs for modern broad-profile Bachelor degrees, as well as modern Master and Doctor Degrees in the field of engineering and technologies, business and social sciences. A guarantee for this is the institutional accreditation of the university and the programme accreditation of the degree courses in the professional trends for Bachelor and Master and the research programmes for the Ph.D. degree, granted by the National Evaluation and Accreditation Agency.
The quality management system implemented for the training, research and academic staff of the university has been certified according to ISO 9001:2000 and ISO 9001:2008 by DQS GmbH and IQNet. The Technical University of Gabrovo has been accredited by the European Society for Engineering Education IGIP and by the European Federation of National Engineering Associations FEANI.
The town of Gabrovo is situated at the northern foot of the central part of the Balkan mountains, on the Yantra river, in the immediate proximity of the geographical centre of Bulgaria. It is an attractive tourist centre, famous for its mountain clear air, historical and ethnographical sights and cultural monuments. Gabrovo and the area around are considered one of the most ecological regions in Bulgaria. It is also popular as the Capital of Humour and Satire.