International Students Admission

BACHELOR DEGREE PROGRAMMES TAUGHT IN BULGARIAN

The University of Veliko Tarnovo offers bachelor’s degree programmes taught in Bulgarian. Please, check the electronic catalogue of the degree programmes and select a programme of your choice. Knowledge of Bulgarian language is required for admission in the degree programmes listed in the catalogue.

BULGARIAN LANGUAGE STUDIES

 The University of Veliko Tanovo provides Bulgarian language studies and specialized training to foreign citizens who would like to study at Bulgarian universities. The curriculum is in accordance with the Bulgarian state requirements. The Bulgarian language courses are organized by the Department for Language Teaching. Foreign citizens who speak Bulgarian language can sit for an exam without having attended language courses.

Tuition fee for the Bulgarian language course:

 EU citizens and Non-EU citizens: € 2000

Annual tuition fees for BA programmes taught in Bulgarian:

EU citizens

Non-EU citizens:

Areas of higher education, professional fields and programmes Bachelor
full time part time
Education theory and management, Pedagogy, Pedagogy of teaching…, Economics, Tourism, Administration and governance, Philology, History and archeology, Religion and theology, Philosophy, Psychology, Sociology, anthropology and cultural studies, Social work, Political studies, Social communication and information studies, Law 1000 1000
Earth sciences, Mathematics, Informatics and computer science   1500 1500
Fine arts 2400  
Programmes for joint admission of international students following bilateral agreements with the University of Veliko Tarnovo 1000 1000
     

 

BACHELOR DEGREE PROGRAMMES TAUGHT IN ENGLISH

Type of education: full time

Duration of education: 4 years (8 semesters)

  • English Studies
  • Applied Linguistics: English and Second Foreign Language
  • Applied Linguistics: English, Second Foreign Language and Information Technology
  • Philosophy

Annual tuition fees:

EU citizens: BGN 900
Non-EU citizens: € 1500

  • Physical Education (teacher qualification)
  • Mathematics and Informatics (teacher qualification)

Annual tuition fees:

EU citizens: BGN 750
Non-EU citizens: € 1500

  • Economics and Management

Annual tuition fees:

EU citizens: BGN 630
Non-EU citizens: € 1500

  • Computer Science
  • Applied Mathematics

Annual tuition fees:

EU citizens: BGN 1140
Non-EU citizens: € 2250

Please, note: the BA programmes of the Faculty of Modern Languages do not presuppose the formation of a separate group of international students. The international students enrolled in the programmes attend classes together with the Bulgarian students enrolled in the programme. The rest of the bachelor’s degree programmes require the minimum of 5 students to start tuition. If the number of students in the respective programme is below 5, no tuition is initiated for the current academicyear.

 

MASTER’S DEGREE PROGRAMMES TAUGHT IN BULGARIAN

The University of Veliko Tarnovo offers master’s degree programmes taught in Bulgarian. Please, check t electronic catalogue of the degree programmes and select a programme of your choice. Knowledge of Bulgarian language is required for admission in the degree programmes listed in the catalogue. programmes listed in the catalogue.

BULGARIAN LANGUAGE STUDIES

The University of Veliko Tanovo provides Bulgarian language studies and specialized training to foreign citizens who would like to study at Bulgarian universities. The curriculum is in accordance with the Bulgarian state requirements. The Bulgarian language courses are organized by the Department for Language Teaching. Foreign citizens who speak Bulgarian language can sit for an exam without having attended language courses.

Tuition fee for the Bulgarian language course:

 EU citizens and Non-EU citizens: € 2000

Annual tuition fees for BA programmes taught in Bulgarian:

EU citizens

Non-EU citizens:

Areas of higher education, professional fields and programmes Master (Law) Master after bachelor
full time part time full time part time
Education theory and management, Pedagogy, Pedagogy of teaching…, Economics, Tourism, Administration and governance, Philology, History and archeology, Religion and theology, Philosophy, Psychology, Sociology, anthropology and cultural studies, Social work, Political studies, Social communication and information studies, Law 1000 1000 1000 1000
Earth sciences, Mathematics, Informatics and computer science       1500 1500
Fine arts     2400  
Programmes for joint admission of international students following bilateral agreements with the University of Veliko Tarnovo 1000 1000 1000 1000
         
 

 

Annual tuition fees for MA programmes taught in English

Type of education: full time

Duration of education: 1 year (2 semesters)

  • British and Irish Studies

Annual tuition fees:
EU citizens: BGN 900
Non-EU citizens: € 1500

  • Existential Confession

Annual tuition fees:
EU citizens: BGN 900
Non-EU citizens: € 1500

  • English as a Foreign Language in Primary School
  • Education Management in Preschool and School Institutions

Annual tuition fees:
EU citizens: BGN 825
Non-EU citizens: € 1500

  • Ethnology

Annual tuition fees:
EU citizens: BGN 900
Non-EU citizens: € 1500

  • Orthodox Theology and Arts

Annual tuition fees:
EU citizens: BGN 675
Non-EU citizens: € 1500

  • Fine Arts: 3D Design and Graphics

Annual tuition fees:
EU citizens: BGN 1500
Non-EU citizens: € 1500

  • Economic Systems Management

Annual tuition fees:
EU citizens: BGN 630
Non-EU citizens: € 1500

  • Informatics: Computer Multimedia
  • Informatics: Information Systems
  • Informatics: Information Protection

Annual tuition fees:
EU citizens: BGN 1140
Non-EU citizens: € 1500

 

PHD STUDIES

Non-EU citizens:

Areas of higher education, professional fields and programmes PhD student/Postgraduate student
full time part time

distance

learning

Education theory and management, Pedagogy, Pedagogy of teaching…, Economics, Tourism, Administration and governance, Philology, History and archeology, Religion and theology, Philosophy, Psychology, Sociology, anthropology and cultural studies, Social work, Political studies, Social communication and information studies, Law 1500 1500 1500
Earth sciences, Mathematics, Informatics and computer science   2000 2000 2000
Fine arts 3800 3800 3800
Programmes for joint admission of international students following bilateral agreements with the University of Veliko Tarnovo 1500 1500 1500
       

  • The language course tuition fee is deposited upon enrolment in the course;
  • Annual tuition fees are deposited in equal instalments for the first and second semester of the 2018–2019 academic year;
  • Undergraduate, graduate and postgraduate students, citizens of the European Union and the European Economic Area, deposit tuition fees under the conditions and following the regulations pertaining to Bulgarian citizens (Article 95, Paragraph 9 of the Higher Education Law);

Students who have dual citizenship, one of which is Bulgarian, deposit half of the tuition fee defined in Article 95, Paragraph 8 of the Higher Education Law when they apply and are accepted under the conditions and following the regulations specified by the Council of Ministers of the Republic of Bulgaria (Article 95, Paragraph 10 of the Higher Education Law).

For further information, please contact Mr Ivan Aleksiev

Phone: +359 62 618 205

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Important dates

Candidates who have completed their secondary education and apply for BACHELOR or MASTER should submit their documents no later than 1 October of their year of application. The University of Veliko Turnovo make their decision concerning the applicant’s admission no later than 1 November of the year of application.

Candidates who have bachelor or master degree and apply for MASTER should submit their documents no later than the beginning of the summer semester of the respective academic year. The University of Veliko Turnovo make their decision concerning the applicant’s admission within a month of the documents submission but no later than the beginning of the summer semester of the year of application.

Language studies

The University of Veliko Tunovo provides language studies and specialized training to foreign citizens who would like to study at Bulgarian universities. The curriculum is in accordance with the Bulgarian state requirements. The courses are organized by the Department for Language Teaching. Foreign citizens who speak Bulgarian language can sit for an exam without having attended language courses.

Study visa type D

Type D study visa is not required for:

  • citizens of the European Union and the European Economic Area;
  • foreign nationals – permanent residents of the Republic of Bulgaria who have applied and have been accepted under the conditions and following the regulations pertaining to Bulgarian citizens;
  • applicants with dual citizenship, one of which is Bulgarian;
  • applicants for part-time studies and distance learning.

The University of Veliko Turnovo sends to applicants who need type D visa the following:

  • a certificate issued by the Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Bulgaria stating that the applicant has been accepted to study at the University of Veliko Turnovo;
  • The University’s bank account for the candidate to deposit the tuition fee per semester for their studies.