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The Faculty of Structural Engineering is the successor of the first faculty of the oldest Higher Technical School in Bulgaria founded in 1942. Then it offered two degree programmes: Civil Engineering and Land Surveying.

Over the years, new programmes were established and the Faculties of Architecture, Hydrotechnics, Geodesy and Transportation Engineering were consecutively set up. At present, the latter four Faculties and the Faculty of Structural Engineering constitute the University of Architecture, Civil Engineering and Geodesy.
The students of the Faculty pursue the degree programme of Structural Engineering which is split finally into two specialisations – Structures and Management and Technology of Construction.

About 1100 Bulgarian and foreign students pursue their studies at the Faculty. The academic staff of the Faculty comprises 48full professors and associate professors, and 45 assistant professors and lecturers. Some of the subjects are taught by academic staff from the other Faculties of the University. Part-time lecturers with rich professional experience from the industry are also involved in the teaching process.
The graduates from the Faculty of Structural Engineering are awarded state diplomas for completed higher education with Master’s degree. They can look for a career in construction and design companies, manufacturing enterprises, investment departments, municipal offices, research institutes and laboratories, in the higher education sphere, supervising units and professional organisations.
Alumni of the Faculty work successfully in Europe, Asia, Canada and USA.
The Faculty carries out significant international activities including student and teaching staff exchange with many respected European partner universities.

The Faculty of Structural Engineering consists of 7 specialised Departments and several supporting units.