Prospective International students are welcome to apply to study in Bulgaria. Bulgarian universities have culture of receiving international students from years. Although during the communist time most international students were attracted mainly by Bulgarian scholarships, to day, most international students appreciate to study in Bulgaria not only because good quality of education but also of safe and friendly environment, cheap tuition fees and cost of living, diplomas recognized in all EU countries and beyond, etc.
Note that almost all Bulgarian Universities organize Bulgarian preparatory course, some of them organize also English preparatory course for International students wishing to study in English:
- Prospective International students who apply to Bulgarian High education can apply as a new students or Transfer students (transfer credit).
- New students are those who would like to start the whole program (Bachelor, Master or PHD) in Bulgarian High education institution
Application and Admission for high school diploma student:
International students with a high school diploma can apply to any University in Bulgaria. The university admission is based on the specific courses taken in high school or International baccalaureate (pre-requisites), the obtained grades and, for some competitive programs, a supplementary application that may include items such as a resume, personal statement, or reference letters. All this must be with personal documents such us copy of passport, birth certificate etc.
Application and Admission for university transfer student:
Student has completed the equivalent at least of one year’s study at any accredited international university. Or equivalent can be admitted to Bulgarian universities as transfer student. University transfer requests will be evaluated based on the student’s university transcripts (ECTS: European Credits Transfer System) and space available in the requested program at the new university.