List of all universities and colleges in Bulgaria

There are more than 51 higher education institutions in Bulgaria and they can be divided into four categories: a university, a college, a specialised higher education school, and a self-contained college.

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List of Public Universities in Bulgaria

International students are likely to be attracted by the country’s well-developed higher education system, internationally recognized degrees, highly reasonable tuition fees and living costs, and the safe and friendly living environment.

Academy of Economics "D. A. Tsenov", SvishtovSvishtov1936
Academy of Music, Dance and Fine Arts, PlovdivPlovdiv1964
Academy of the Ministry of InteriorSofia1979
Agricultural University, PlovdivPlovdiv1945
Higher School of Civil Engineering "Lyuben Karavelov", Sofia Sofia1938
Higher School of Telecommunications and Post, SofiaSofia1923
Higher School of Transportation "Todor Kableshkov", SofiaSofia1922
Medical University, PlevenPleven1974
Medical University, PlovdivPlovdiv1945
Medical University, SofiaSofia, Vratsa1917
Medical University "Prof. Dr. Paraskev Stoyanov", VarnaVarna, Shumen, Sliven, Veliko Tarnovo1961
National Academy of ArtSofia1896
National Academy of Music "Pancho Vladigerov"Sofia1921
National Academy of Theatre and Film Arts "Kr. Sarafov"Sofia1948
National Military University "Vasil Levski", Veliko TarnovoDolna Mitropolia, Shumen, Veliko Tarnovo2002
National Sports Academy "Vassil Levski"Sofia1942
Naval Academy "N.Y. Vaptsarov"Varna1963
Plovdiv University "Paisii Hilendarski"Plovdiv, Smolian, Kardjali1961
Rakovski National Defense CollegeSofia1912
Rousse University "Angel Kanchev"Rousse, Razgrad, Silistra, Vidin1945
Shumen University "Konstantin Preslavsky"Shumen, Dobrich1971
Sofia University "St. Kliment Ohridski"Sofia1888
South-West University "Neofit Rilski",  BlagoevgradBlagoevgrad1975
Technical University of GabrovoGabrovo1964
Technical University of SofiaSofia, Sliven, Plovdiv1945
Technical University of VarnaVarna, Dobrich1962
Trakia University, Stara ZagoraHaskovo, Stara Zagora1995
Burgas University "Prof. Assen Zlatarov"Burgas1963
University of Architecture, Civil Engineering and GeodesySofia1942
University of Chemical Technology and MetallurgySofia1953
University of Economics, VarnaVarna1920
University of Food Technology, PlovdivPlovdiv1953
University of Forestry, SofiaSofia1953
University of Library Studies and Information TechnologiesSofia1955
University of Mining and Geology "St. Ivan Rilski"Kardjali, Sofia1953
University of National and World Economy, SofiaSofia, Haskovo1920
Veliko Tarnovo University "St. Cyril and St. Methodius"Vratsa, Veliko Tarnovo1963
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List of Private Universities in Bulgaria

All public and private universities and colleges in Bulgarian are accredited by the Bulgarian National Evaluation and Accreditation Agency


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