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Admission of applicants - from non EU member and EEA countries under Art. 95, Para 8 of the Higher Education Act – for study in the preparatory course  - In the applicant's diploma for secondary education the grades relevant to the the major applied for are not lower than 62% of the maximum grade in accordance to the grading system in the country, in which the applicant has completed secondary education. They may apply to UACEG under the following conditions: The total average mark from the secondary education certificate and the marks in Mathematics and Physics to be not less than 62% of the highest possible marks. In additions, applicants for the degree programme in Architecture should have a relevant mark in Drawing.
Admission of applicants - from EU member and EEA countries - according to the rules applicable for Bulgarian applicants - the application procedures, terms and conditions for Bulgarians are valid after successful preparatory course.
For foreign citizens with dual (Bulgarian and foreign) nationality the application procedures, terms and conditions for Bulgarians are valid.
Students with dual nationality, one of which is Bulgarian pay 50 % of the fixed tuition fee for foreigners, when they apply and are admitted under the conditions and procedures, specified for international students.
In accordance with Decrees of the Council of Ministers (Regulation No103/1993 and Regulation No228/ 1997) - the selected applicants are introduced by the Bulgarian Ministry of Education and Science.

Documents required:

1. Application form with a brief C.V. stating the desired specialty to be pursued;
2. Photocopy of the diploma for completed secondary education - for applicants who want to pursue a full course of studies;
3. Document issued by a competent authority attesting to the applicant's right to study at universities in the country in which it is acquired secondary education;
4. Transcript of Records - for applicants who want to pursue part of the course of studies;
5. Copies of both documents of identity - for applicants with dual citizenship, one of which is Bulgarian. In case of difference in the names in the documents, the candidate and a notarized statement of identity of names and certified by a local government.
6. Two recent photographs of the applicant (4 / 6 cm).

7. Certificate of recognized secondary education,
issued by the Regional Directorate of Education                                                                                         (for information on their website https://ruo-sofia-grad.com).

8. A pdf file is sent to E-mail: gloria_nakova@abv.bg with each of the above points.


Foreign educational documents should be certified in the country of origin of the diploma and in the seat of the institution that issued the diploma.

The documents No 2, 3 and 4 must be officially translated into Bulgarian and legalized in accordance with the provisions contained in the intergovernmental agreements between the Republic of Bulgaria and the country in which these documents were issued. If such agreements do not exist, the documents must be validated, translated and legalized, according to the standard procedure for legalization of official papers.

Processed documents are sent to the Ministry of Education and Science, which issued the Certificate for the right to education. After receiving the Certificate the applicant filed at the Embassy of the Republic of Bulgaria to obtain a visa.
The Dean of the Faculty determines the year/semester, for those applicants with a partial course of study, on the basis of the information from the presented transcript of records.

Diploma of applicants from EU member countries should be legalized in Bulgarian Ministry of Education and Science after admission of applicants in the preparatory year.

Before starting their specialized training, the newly enrolled foreign students attend a Preparatory year (ten months) in Bulgarian language or in English language.
Those who complete successfully this preparatory stage receive CERTIFICATES, which enable them to pursue their further studies.