Bulgaria: Where Tradition Meets Education

Bulgaria, a country with a population of around 7 million, is situated in Southeast Europe on the Balkan Peninsula. It shares its borders with Romania, Turkey, Greece, Serbia, Macedonia, and the Black Sea. Bulgaria enjoys a moderate climate with distinct seasons. Sofia, the capital, lies at the base of Vitosha Mountain, and Bulgarian is the official language.

Embassy of Bulgaria

Embassy of the Republic of Bulgaria: 16/17 Chandragupta Marg, Chanakyapuri, New Delhi-110021

+91 11 26115549


Why Choose Bulgaria?

EU and NATO Membership

Bulgaria, a member of the EU since 2007 and NATO since 2004, is a staunch advocate for democracy, open markets, and equal opportunities. It's a country that practices parliamentary democracy and the rule of law.

Education Excellence

Bulgaria hosts over 11,000 international students annually, including those from India. The country offers a diverse range of programs, including English-taught courses, and its degrees are globally recognized. The European Credit Transfer System (ECTS) and Diploma Supplement ensure easy mobility and recognition of Bulgarian degrees, both in the EU and worldwide.

Education System

Bulgaria's Educational Structure

Bulgaria established its higher education system in 1995 through the Higher Education Act. It offers qualifications including certificates, bachelor's and master's degrees, and PhDs through universities, institutes, and colleges. Since 2004, Bulgaria has adopted the European Credit Transfer System (ECTS) and Diploma Supplement, which means that degrees from Bulgarian institutions hold international recognition.


Financial Support for Your Journey

Bulgarian higher education institutions are autonomous and offer tuition fee waivers for select programs. Additionally, NGOs provide scholarships, making education more accessible. Graduate tuition fees typically range from 200,000 to 400,000 INR per year, with affordable living expenses.

For Further Information

Ministry of Education and science of the Republic of Bulgaria:

Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Bulgaria:

National Sports Academy:

University of Medicine, Pleven:

International University College:

University of St. Kliment Ohridski, Sofia:

South-western University Neophyte Rilski, Blagoevgrad:

St Cyril and St Methodius University, Veliko Turnovo:

University of National and World Economy, Sofia:

Angel Kanchev University, Ruse:

Thrace University, Stara Zagora: