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Bulgaria

About Country

Located in the heart of the Balkans, Bulgaria offers a highly diverse landscape: the north is dominated by the vast lowlands of the Danube and the south by the highlands and elevated plains. In the east, the Black Sea coast attracts tourists all year round.

Founded in 681, Bulgaria is one of the oldest states in Europe. Its history is marked by its location near Europe's frontier with Asia. Some 85% of the population are Orthodox Christians and 13% Muslims. Around 10% of the population are of Turkish origin while 3% are Roma. Similarly, its traditional dishes are a mixture of east and west. The most famous Bulgarian food must be yoghurt, with its reputed gift of longevity for those who consume it regularly.

The Bulgarian National Assembly (a single chamber parliament) consists of 240 members who are elected for a four-year period.

Bulgaria's main exports are light industrial products, foods and wines, which are successfully competing on European markets.

Fans of folk music will be familiar with a number of Bulgarian musicians. A Bulgarian folk song was included on the Voyager Golden Record which was sent into outer space by NASA. Famous Bulgarians include philosopher Julia Kristeva, Elias Canetti, Nobel Prize winner for literature in 1981, and Christo Javachev ("Christo"), the creator of many unorthodox outdoor sculptures.

Why Study in Bulgaria

Study in Bulgaria is to study in European Union, taking advantage of excellent quality of education and life. Increasing mobility and links between Bulgarian higher education systems and universities within Bulgaria and all European Union countries, amazing available diversity both inside and outside universities in Bulgaria and in all Europe lead to building carrier on good basis.

Bulgarian universities are well known in many scientific domains such as medicine, mathematics, technical ( computer sciences, engineering), chemistry, biology, linguistics etc. Some Bulgarian Universities offer English, French or German programs and deliver double degree (Bulgarian and degree from the partner universities). So, it is very common to get American, French, British, German and so on degree from Bulgarian universities.

In Bulgaria universities, the level of education is very high while entrance requirements are slightly less stringent. Students choosing to complete their medical degree studying in Bulgaria, are free to do internship years and work throughout the EU, and many other countries as well.

International students are attracted by good high education level, degree recognized in all over the world, large game of study opportunity (English, French, Germany and Bulgarian program, a lot of fields of studies, credit transfer, etc. ) very reasonable tuition fees and living costs, safe and friendly living environment etc.