The Plovdiv Branch was established in 1986 as an affiliated unit to the Technical University – Sofia. It became an independent legal entity by Decision No: 30 of 13 June 1990 of the Council of Ministers. The structure of TU-Sofia, Plovdiv Branch includes now two faculties: Faculty of Electronics and Automation and Faculty of Mechanical and Instrument Engineering on the basis of Decrees of the Council of Ministers and Decisions of the Academic Council. The Branch as such is an affiliated structure of Technical University – Sofia, providing training in Bachelor’s, Master’s and Doctor’s degree courses affirmed by the Council of Ministers.
The Branch has contemporary facilities including modern lecture halls and laboratories, an up-to-date library with over 100000 volumes of educational and specialized technical literature, canteens and a student hostel.
Faculty of Electronics and Automation
*Computer Systems and Technologies
*Automation, Information and Control Systems
Faculty of Mechanical Engineering
*Mechanical Engineering and Technologies
*Mechanical and Instrument Engineering
*Transport Equipment and Technologies
*Aviation Equipment and Technologies
*Graphic Design and Printing
The Plovdiv Branch of the Technical University – Sofia trains over 160 foreign students in the different specialties and forms of education.
The tuition is carried out in English in Industrial Engineering degree course. Otherwise, the students follow a preparatory year, during which they study physics, mathematics and informatics (in Bulgarian). They learn Bulgarian language and after successful completion of the preparatory year are enrolled as first year students at the University according to the desired speciality.
The documents for admission to Technical University Plovdiv are as follows:
1. A copy of the Diploma for completed secondary education and an appendix with grades
2. A Medical Certificate issued within one month prior to the date of application and certified by the corresponding bodies in the foreign country
3. A letter confirming the right of the applicant to continue to study in the country where he/she has completed his/her secondary education
4. A copy of the passport
5. Photos – at least 2
The documents – 1, 2, 3 should be translated in Bulgarian and verified (stamped) in the respective foreign country.
The fees for the foreign students are as follows:
– for Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees – 1500 EURO per semester;
– for the preparatory year – 1250 EURO per semester;
– for PhD’s degree – 1750 EURO per semester
Foreign citizens with double citizenship, the one of which is Bulgarian, pay 50% of the tuition fee.
The application documents must be submitted in the Educational Department of the Branch till the end of July.
Citizens of EU member states can apply for all degree courses funded by the Bulgarian state in the same way as the Bulgarian students after successfully passing the entrance requirements.