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‍Welcome to New Bulgarian University (NBU), where innovation meets education. At NBU, we strive to provide a dynamic and enriching learning environment that prepares students for the challenges of the modern world. With a wide range of programs and a commitment to excellence, NBU is your gateway to a brighter future.

About NBU

NBU is a leading educational institution in Bulgaria, offering a diverse range of Bachelor’s, Master’s, and Doctoral programs. Our commitment to academic excellence and innovation has made us a preferred choice for students from around the world.

Our Vision

At NBU, our vision is to be a center of excellence in education, research, and innovation. We aim to provide our students with the knowledge, skills, and values they need to excel in their chosen fields and make a positive impact on society.

Our Mission

Our mission is to create a vibrant and inclusive learning community that fosters intellectual curiosity, critical thinking, and personal growth. We are committed to providing high-quality education, conducting cutting-edge research, and promoting social responsibility.

Accreditation and Recognition

NBU is fully accredited by the Bulgarian Ministry of Education and Science. Our programs meet the highest standards of quality and are recognized both nationally and internationally. We are proud members of various prestigious academic associations and have established partnerships with leading universities and institutions worldwide.

Academic Programs

At NBU, we offer a wide range of academic programs across various disciplines. Whether you are interested in the humanities, social sciences, natural sciences, or technology, we have a program that suits your interests and aspirations.

Bachelor’s Programs

Our Bachelor’s programs provide a strong foundation in your chosen field and equip you with the knowledge and skills necessary for success. With a standard length of four years, our programs offer a comprehensive curriculum that combines theoretical knowledge with practical application.

From Business and Entrepreneurship Management to Psychology and Foreign Languages, we offer a diverse range of Bachelor’s programs that cater to different interests and career goals. Our programs are designed to provide a well-rounded education and prepare you for the challenges of the global job market.

Master’s Programs

If you have already completed your Bachelor’s degree, our Master’s programs offer an opportunity to further specialize in your chosen field. Our Master’s programs are designed to deepen your knowledge and skills, and provide a pathway to advanced research and professional development.

With programs in fields such as Philology, History and Archaeology, Political Science, and Economics, our Master’s programs cover a wide range of disciplines. We offer both full-time and distance learning options, allowing you to choose a program that suits your needs and preferences.

Doctoral Programs

For those seeking to pursue advanced research and make a significant contribution to their field, our Doctoral programs provide a platform for intellectual exploration and scholarly inquiry. Our Doctoral programs are supervised or self-study, offering flexibility and independence in your research journey.

With an average duration of three years, our Doctoral programs cover a range of disciplines, including Linguistics, History and Archeology, Psychology, and Political Science. We provide PhD scholarships for specific topics, allowing you to pursue your research interests and contribute to the advancement of knowledge.

Continuing Education Programs

At NBU, we believe in lifelong learning and provide various continuing education programs and courses for personal and professional development. Our continuing education programs include masterclasses, language courses, qualification and retraining programs, and management courses.

Whether you want to enhance your language skills, acquire new knowledge in a specific area, or develop leadership skills, our continuing education programs offer a flexible and accessible learning experience. Our programs are designed to meet the needs of working professionals and provide practical skills that can be immediately applied in the workplace.

Admission and International Students

At NBU, we welcome students from around the world and strive to create a diverse and multicultural community. We offer a seamless admission process for international students, ensuring a smooth transition to studying at NBU.

Admission to Bachelor’s Programs

Admission to our Bachelor’s programs is based on a competitive selection process that takes into account your academic achievements, personal statement, and entrance exams. Our programs have a standard length of four years, but the credit system allows for individual study plans that can vary in duration.

During the first and second year of the program, students undertake general education courses and program-specific courses. The aim of the first part of the Bachelor’s programs is to provide a broad educational background and prepare students to select a specialized field. In the third and fourth year, students continue their studies in their chosen program, with opportunities to pursue a major and minor program in the same or different professional fields.

Admission to Master’s Programs

For admission to our Master’s programs, you must hold a Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field. The duration of our Master’s programs varies, with most programs lasting two or three semesters. We offer two intakes, in autumn and spring, and provide flexible enrollment options to accommodate different study plans.

In addition to coursework, our Master’s programs may include internships, practices, projects, and seminars to provide practical experience and application of knowledge. We strive to create a supportive and engaging learning environment that encourages critical thinking and fosters intellectual growth.

Admission to Doctoral Programs

Our Doctoral programs are open to individuals who hold a Master’s degree in a relevant field. The duration of our Doctoral programs is approximately three years, and students can choose between supervised or self-study options. PhD scholarships are available for specific topics announced in advance by the departments.

The successful completion of a Doctoral program leads to the award of a PhD degree, demonstrating your expertise and contribution to your field of study. Our Doctoral programs provide a platform for advanced research and offer opportunities for interdisciplinary collaboration and academic networking.

International Students

NBU welcomes international students from all over the world and provides a supportive and inclusive environment for their academic and personal growth. Our International Relations Office assists international students throughout the admission process, including visa application and accommodation arrangements.

We offer a range of support services for international students, including orientation programs, language support, and cultural integration activities. Our diverse student body creates a vibrant and multicultural community, fostering cross-cultural understanding and global perspectives.

Campus Life and Resources

At NBU, we believe that learning extends beyond the classroom. We provide a range of resources and opportunities to enhance your campus experience and support your personal and academic development.

Student Services

Our dedicated Student Services team is here to support you throughout your academic journey. From registration and course selection to career counseling and graduation, we are committed to providing comprehensive support and guidance.

We offer a range of services, including academic advising, student internships, student loans, and career development programs. Our Center for Career Development and Educational Resources provides job placement assistance and organizes career fairs and networking events to connect students with potential employers.

Academic Resources

As an NBU student, you will have access to a wide range of academic resources to support your learning and research. Our libraries are equipped with extensive collections of books, journals, and digital resources, providing a wealth of information across various disciplines.

We also provide state-of-the-art laboratories, computer facilities, and research centers that promote hands-on learning and collaboration. Our faculty members are renowned experts in their fields, bringing a wealth of knowledge and expertise to the classroom.

Student Life

At NBU, we believe that a well-rounded education includes opportunities for personal growth and extracurricular activities. We offer a vibrant student life with numerous clubs, organizations, and sports teams that cater to a variety of interests.

Whether you are interested in music, arts, sports, or community service, there are plenty of opportunities to get involved and make lifelong connections. Our campus facilities include sports facilities, art studios, performance spaces, and student lounges, creating a dynamic and engaging environment for student life.

Final Words..

New Bulgarian University is more than just an educational institution; it is a community of learners, researchers, and innovators. With a wide range of academic programs, a supportive learning environment, and a commitment to excellence, NBU offers a platform for personal and professional growth.

Whether you are a prospective student, current student, or alumni, NBU provides a wealth of opportunities for learning, research, and personal development. Join us at NBU and embark on a transformative educational journey that will shape your future and make a positive impact on society.

For more information about our programs, admission process, and campus life, visit our website or contact our International Relations Office. 

“We look forward to welcoming you to New Bulgarian University, where every day is a new discovery!”