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Admissions

International students can apply for higher education study in Bulgaria under the provisions of inter-state and inter-government treaties in the sphere of student exchange, as well as various cultural and scientific projects, or enroll in a paid program. Foreign citizens, who apply for study in Bulgarian higher education institutes, must have a document for completed secondary education, providing access to the higher education institutions in the country of graduating secondary education, or a document for completed higher education, or a higher education degree.

 

The minimum average grade of the school disciplines from the document for completed secondary education, which are forming the entrance grade for the chosen specialty, should be no lower than 62 percent of the maximum value of the grading system in the country of acquired education.

Foreign students are enrolled in Bulgarian higher education institutions on the basis of diploma review on compliance with any specific requirements the university might have.

Instructions
 

Tuition

Tuition fees for foreign students from non EU countries per semester:

FOR EDUCATION IN BULGARIAN LANGUAGE:

Preparatory course in Bulgarian language - 2300 €

Bachelor’s degree:

  • full-time education - 1500 €
  • part-time education - 1250 €

Master’s degree - 1900 €

 

FOR EDUCATION IN ENGLISH/RUSSIAN LANGUAGE:

Bachelor’s degree:

  • full-time education - 2000 €
  • part-time education - 1750 €

Master’s degree - 2400 €

 

Tuition fees for foreign students with dual citizenship per semester:

Preparatory course in Bulgarian language - 2300 €

Bachelor’s degree:

  • full-time education - 1000 €
  • part-time education - 800 €

Master’s degree - 1200 €

 

FOR EDUCATION IN ENGLISH/RUSSIAN LANGUAGE:

Bachelor’s degree:

  • full-time education - 1500 €
  • part-time education - 1300 €

Master’s degree - 1700 €

 

Graduation fee - 1/2 of tuition fee

 

The fee must be transferred to the follow bank account:

  • MUNICIPAL BANK
  • ACCOUNT HOLDER: VARNA FREE UNIVERSITY "CHERNORIZETS HRABAR"
  • IBAN: BG22SOMB91301416075801
  • BIC SOMBBGSF
  • SWIFT SOMBBGSF
  • BRANCH: FINANCIAL CENTRE - VARNA

 

 

 

Professional Areas and Specialties for the Academic Year 2018/2019 
Educational and Qualification Bachelor's and Master's Degrees (Post-Secondary Education)

 

 

F - full-time mode of study / P - part-time mode of study / D - distance learning


The training is conducted in the Bulgarian language. Training in a foreign language is available where indicated, as follows: ENG – An option for training conducted in the English Language


BI - Exclusive programme of study jointly with BI Norwegian Business School, Norway, which finishes with 2 diplomas - from VFU and from BI NBS

 

 

 

Professional area / specialty

Mode of admissions

 

Specialties in which the training may be continued

1.

Professional area of Psychology

By professional area

Psychology (F,P) ENG

2.

Professional area of Political Science

By professional area

International Relations (F) ENG

3.

Professional area of Law

By specialty

Specialty of Law (F)

4.

Professional area of Administration and Management

By professional area

 

Business Administration and Management (F, P, D) with profiles: 
International Business Management (F, P, D) 
Tourism Management (F, P, D)
Sports Management (D) 

Public Administration and Management (P, D)with profiles:
State and Local Administration 
Judicial Administration
Management of Business Tourism (P, D)

5.

Professional area of Economics

By professional area

 

Marketing, Advertising and PR (F, P) 
Digital Economy (F) ENG
International Economic Relations (F, P, D)
Finance and Accounting (D)

By specialty

 

International Business in English (F) ENG, BI

 

6.

Professional area of Computing and Computer Science

By professional area

Computing and Computer Science 
 (F, P, D) ENG

7.

Professional area of Architecture, Construction And Geodesy

 

By specialty 
By specialty 
By specialty

 

By specialty

Specialty of Architecture (F) ENG 
Specialty of Design (F, P) ENG 
Specialty of  Construction of Buildings and Structures (F, P) ENG

Specialty of  Fire Safety and Protection of Population (P) ENG

8.

Professional area of Fine Arts

By professional area

Fashion Design (F, P)

9.

Professional area of  Music and Dance Art

By professional area

Choreography (F, P) 
withprofiles
Bulgarian Folklore Dances
Modern Dance Theatre

10.

Professional area of  National Security 

By professional area

National Security Protection (F, P)
with profiles:
National Security
Protection from Emergencies and Disasters
Corporate Security
Organization and Management of National Security 
 Intelligent Security Systems

Counteraction to Crime and Public Order Protection (F, P) with profiles: 
Forensic Science
Criminal Intelligence
Profilering 

International Law and Security in Bulgarian and English (F, P) ENG

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Specialties for the Academic Year 2018/2019 
Educational and Qualification Master's Degree (After Completed Bachelor's Degree)

 

F - full-time mode of study / P - part-time mode of study / D - distance learning
The training is conducted in the Bulgarian language. Training in a foreign language is available where indicated, as follows: ENG – An option for training conducted in the English Language / RU – An option for training conducted in the Russian Language

 

PROFESSIONAL AREA OF PSYCHOLOGY 
Psychology and Psychopathology of Development (F) ENG
Applied Psychology (F)
Psychological Counselling (F)

 

PROFESSIONAL AREA OF POLITICAL SCIENCE 
International Politics and Security (F) ENG
 

PROFESSIONAL AREA OF ADMINISTRATION AND MANAGEMENT 
European Administration and 
Project Management (P, D) ENG/RU

Administration and Law (P)
International Business Project Management (F, P, D) ENG
Advertising and Public Relations in Business Management (F, P)
Management of Cultural Tourism (F, P) ENG
Management and International Marketing (P, D)
Administration Infrastructure (D)
Education Management (P)
Sports Management  (D)

PROFESSIONAL AREA OF ECONOMICS 
Accounting and Financial Reports (P)
Financial Audit (P) 
Tax and Customs Inspection (P) 
Financial and Banking Management and Marketing (F, P, D) 
International Finance (D) ENG 
Behavioural Economy (P)

 

PROFESSIONAL AREA OF COMPUTING AND COMPUTER SCIENCE
Data Science (F, D) ENG
Software Engineering (P) ENG
Software Engineering and Management (P) ENG
Web Design (P) ENG
Digital Marketing and Web Design (P) ENG
Cybersecurity (P) ENG

 

PROFESSIONAL AREA OF ARCHITECTURE, CONSTRUCTION AND GEODESY 
Building Structures (F, P)
Road Construction (F, P)
Water Supply and Sewerage (F, P)
Fire and Emergency Safety of Buildings and Structures (F, P)
Construction Engineering (F, P)
Preservation of Cultural Heritage (F)

 

PROFESSIONAL AREA OF FINE ARTS 
Arts and Event Management (F, P) ENG
Fashion Styling (F, P) ENG

PROFESSIONAL AREA OF MUSIC AND DANCE ART
Choreography Directing and Arts Management (F, P)
Performing Arts, Management and Producing (F, P)

 

PROFESSIONAL AREA OF NATIONAL SECURITY
Customs Intelligence and Investigation (F)
Preparation of Forces and Resources for Action in 
Unconventional Crises (F, P)

Forensic Expertise (P)
Forensic Economic Expertise (P)
Forensic Fire-Technical Expertise (P)
International Law and Security (P) RU 
Profilering (P)
Intelligent Security Systems (P) 
National Security and Scientific Diplomacy – pre-doctoral programme (F, P)
Risk Management and Impact Assessment in the National Security System (P)

 

 

Educational and scientific degree “Doctor”

The educational and scientific degree “Doctor” is a main form of training of highly-qualified specialists whose professional aspirations are in the field of science, research and training. Eligible candidates for doctoral programmes must be master degree holders. VFU graduates with excellent diploma scores are entitled to a fee reduction.

 

Varna Free University “Chernorizets Hrabar” offers the following accredited PhD programmes:

 

Professional area 3.3 “Political Sciences”
PhD programmes:

  • Political Science

 

Professional area 3.8 “Economics”
PhD programmes:

  • Political Economy
  • World Economy and International Economic Relations
  • Economics and Management (Industry)

 

Professional area 3.7 “Administration and Management”
PhD programmes:

  • Social Governance
  • Organisation and Management of Production (Industry)
  • Organisation and Management outside the Sphere of Material Production

 

Professional area 3.6 “Law”
PhD programmes:

  • Constitutional Law
  • Civil and Family Law
  • Administrative Law and Process
  • Criminal Law
  • Criminal Procedure
  • International Law and International Relations
  • Theory of State and Law. Political and Legal Doctrines
  • Forensic Science
  • Criminology

 

Professional area 9.1 “National Security”
PhD programmes:

  • Management in the Sphere of Security and Public Order

 

Professional area 3.2 “Psychology”
PhD programmes:

  • General Psychology
  • Educational and Developmental Psychology

 

Professional area 5.7 “Architecture, Construction and Geodesy”
PhD programmes:

  • Synthesis of Architecture with Other Arts, Interior and Architectural Design
  • Architecture of Buildings, Facilities and Details
  • Territorial and Landscape Planning and Urban Planning
  • Building Structures
  • Building Materials, Products and Production Technology
  • Occupational Safety and Fire Safety Equipment

 

Professional area 8.3 “Music and Dance Art”
PhD programmes:

  • Choreography

 

For more information, contact:
Borislava Hristova
Main building, office 204
Tel.: 052/359-510, mobile: 0878-417-490
email: vfudoctors@gmail.com


 

Documents

DOCUMENTS REQUIRED OF FOREIGN STUDENTS TO APPLY AT VARNA FREE UNIVERSITY

 
  1. an Application form addressed to the Rector of VFU with brief biographical data, the courses of study and the educational-and-qualification degree, which they are applying for
  2. a copy of the document for completed secondary education, and of the appendix thereof with the grades, or a document issued by a competent authority for recognition of a degree of education. The minimum average grade from the academic disciplines in the document for completed secondary education, which form the admission rating score, cannot be lower than 62 % of the maximum value under the evaluation system in the country where the secondary education was acquired
  3. a document issued by a competent authority, certifying that the candidate is entitled to continue his/her education at the higher education institutions in the country where the secondary education was acquired
  4. a document issued by a competent authority, certifying that the holder of the document has been enrolled as a student at a higher education institution
  5. an academic transcript – for students applying also with recognition of periods of study, completed at foreign higher education institutions
  6. a medical certificate issued no earlier than one month before the date of applying. It has to be certified by the respective authorities in the home country of the applicant
  7. a copy of the citizenship documents – for the applicants with dual citizenship, one of which is Bulgarian
  8. a document for proficiency in the language of teaching in the prospective course of study – for the applicants who will not go through language or specialized training
  9. 6 colour photographs – 3,5/4,5 cm.