University of Economics Varna

Situated in the heart of the charming sea capital of Bulgaria, the University of Economics in Varna is one of the oldest higher education institutions on the Balkan Peninsula. It is founded in 1920 and through the years has trained more than 123 000 professionals working in the field of economics. Today 11 000 Bulgarian and foreign students coming from over 60 countries are acquiring knowledge and experience from 290 doctoral degree holders, professors, associate professors and assistant professors. University of Economics – Varna has been accredited and certified as an academic and research organization as per ISO 9001:2008. UE – Varna attracts students from all around the world and gives them the opportunity to be part of a multicultural and multilingual environment.

REASONS TO CHOOSE THE UNIVERSITY OF ECONOMICS – VARNA

Following its moto “With academic traditions in the future” the University of Economics – Varna has become one of the most prospective educational institutions not only in Bulgaria, but also in Europe. Inspired by the best practices in teaching and learning and guided by the academic traditions, UE – Varna prepares professionals for a broad range of international executive positions.

A degree from UE – Varna means a European higher education diploma valid all over the world, giving the students the opportunity to work abroad after studies. The University provides the best resources for professional development and growth to its students and academic staff.

Thanks to the establishment of useful collaboration with partner universities from other countries, UE – Varna offers joint and double degree programmes for both bachelors and master degree students. Bilateral agreements with the universities of Russia, UK, Finland, Germany and India give the students the opportunity to choose a prestigious partner university and invest in their academic future.

The UE- Varna is proud of its University library which was renovated in 2011 and was awarded the same year with the prize “The Best Modern Library in Bulgaria”.

One more reason to study at UE – Varna is the great cultural and nightlife and the low living costs. Thus the students can enjoy their stay without worrying about their income and living expenses.

To facilitate the communication with the foreign students the UE – Varna organizes language training courses.

STUDY PROGRAMMES:

The UE – Varna is attractive for foreign students with its full-time, part-time and distance learning academic programmes  in accordance with the highest European educational standards.

Bachelor programmes comprise four years of study which include lectures, seminars, practical training, opportunities for double degree programmes, Erasmus+ and CEEPUS mobilities, etc. Here is a list of the programmes available:

  • International Business – this programme is taught in English and emphasis on the knowledge and practical skills in the field of international business, economics and management. The aim of the programme is to prepare qualified economists who think creatively and are able to analyze business processes.
  • International Tourism – taught in Russian; Graduate students are able to take senior management positions in tourist companies, to plan, organize and control the activities in touristic business.
  • Business Economics – taught in Bulgarian; Graduated students of the programme will be able to start and develop their own business or to conduct a number of functions and activities, and pursue diverse careers at modern business companies in the areas of commerce, services and other business sectors.
  • Hospitality Management – This programme is taught in Bulgarian in the College of Tourism and lasts 3 years. Students gain specialized skills to lead teams, departments and sectors in hotel and tourism complexes.
  • Accounting and Auditting – taught in Bulgarian
  • Finance – taught in Bulgarian
  • Accounting and Finance – taught in Bulgarian
  • Insurance and Social Security – taught in Bulgarian
  • Economics and Trade – taught in Bulgarian
  • Construction Business and Entrepreneurship – taught in Bulgarian
  • Real Estate and Investments – taught in Bulgarian
  • Marketing – taught in Bulgarian
  • International Economic Relations – taught in Bulgarian
  • Industrial Business and Entrepreneurship – taught in Bulgarian
  • Logistic – taught in Bulgarian
  • Agricultural Business – taught in Bulgarian
  • Business Information Systems – taught in Bulgarian
  • Commodity Science and Custom Activities – taught in Bulgarian
  • Management – taught in Bulgarian
  • Public Administration – taught in Bulgarian
  • Tourism – taught in Bulgarian
  • Informatics – taught in Bulgarian
  • Eco-Economics – taught in Bulgarian
  • Judicial Administration – taught in Bulgarian

Bachelor programmes comprise four years of study which include lectures, seminars, practical training, opportunities for double degree programmes, Erasmus+ and CEEPUS mobilities, etc. Here is a list of the programmes available:

  • There is a variety of Master programmes in the University of Economics – Varna. You can choose between:
    • International Business and Management – This is an English-taught programme and it is designed to prepare qualified managers who work in different types of international business companies.
    • International Business – taught in Bulgarian
      • Accounting and Control – taught in Bulgarian
      • Public Finance – taught in Bulgarian
      • Bank Management – taught in Bulgarian
      • Corporate Finance – taught in Bulgarian
      • Corporate Business and Management – taught in Bulgarian
      • Logistics Management – taught in Bulgarian
      • Global Commercial Business – taught in Bulgarian
      • Construction Entrepreneurship – taught in Bulgarian
      • Real Estate and Investment – taught in Bulgarian
      • Business Economics – taught in Bulgarian
      • Agricultural Business – taught in Bulgarian
      • Quality and Expertise of Commodities – taught in Bulgarian
      • Sales Management and Merchandising – taught in Bulgarian
      • Advertising and Media Communications – taught in Bulgarian
      • Business Information Systems – taught in Bulgarian
      • Social Research and Consulting – taught in Bulgarian
      • Organisational Management – taught in Bulgarian
      • Human Resources Management – taught in Bulgarian
      • Public Administration and Governance – taught in Bulgarian
      • International Tourism Business – taught in Bulgarian
      • Informatics – taught in Bulgarian
      • Communications and Business Development– taught in Bulgarian
      • Corporate Marketing – taught in Bulgarian
      • IT Innovations in Business – taught in Bulgarian
      • Business Consulting– taught in Bulgarian
      • Computer Science – taught in English; This programme aims at preparing students for programmers, designers and analysts of computer systems and networks
      • International Business and Economics – taught in English
      • Project Management – taught in Bulgarian
    • University of Economics – Varna offers three unique joint degree programme for acquiring a master’s degree in International Business and Management at Nottingham Business School, UK, in Informatics at Ural Federal University – Ekaterinburg, Russia and in International Business and Economics at Universal Business School – Mumbai, India. If you want to take part in a second bachelor’s degree programme you can choose between Seinäjoki University of Applied Sciences, Finland and Worms University of Applied Sciences, Germany. A special feature of these programmes is that tuition fees are due only at the UE-Varna.Doctoral programmes are conducted on a full-time, part-time or individual basis. Only Master degree graduates have the right to apply for a PhD programme. UE – Varna offers several PhD programmes in English: Social management, Political Economics (General Economic Theory), Statistics and Demographics, Agricultural business, Marketing, Application of Computing Equipment in the Economics, World Economy and International Economic Relations, Economics and Management (Tourism) and Informatics. If you prefer Russian-taught PhD programmes you can choose between Statistics and Demographics, Economics and Management (Construction and Real Estate), Marketing and Optimal

Management of Economic System. UE – Varna offers as well Statistics and Demographics programme in German and Economics and Management (Tourism) programme in                                  German and French.  

 APPLICATION DOCUMENTS AND TUITION FEES 

In order to apply for a Bachelors programme you must submit the following application documents:

  • Secondary School Diploma.
  • Diploma Supplement.  In case there is no grading scale attached to the diploma, candidates have to present an official document with the grading system description.
  • Medical Reference. The document should be issued no earlier than one month prior to submitting the application documents to UE-Varna.
  • An official document issued by an accredited body certifying the applicant’s right to pursue their studies at higher education institutions in the country where secondary education was obtained. This document might be issued by the secondary school the applicant graduated from. It must contain the following text: “The education received gives right to the applicant to continue his/her studies in higher education institutions in …………. (Country of the school).”
  • Copy of passport/ID card.
  • Application form.
  • Two passport photos (dimensions: 4.5/3.5 cm).
  • CV.
  • Documents specified in points 1, 2, 3 and 4 must be notary certified copies with legalized translation in Bulgarian.
  • Application documents for a Master programme are:
  • Higher Education Diploma (Bachelor or Master degree).
  • Diploma Supplement.
  • Medical reference. The document should be issued no earlier than one month prior to submitting the application documents to UE-Varna.
  • Copy of passport/ID card.
  • Application formApplication form for diploma verification.
  • Two passport photos (dimensions: 4.5/3.5 cm).
  • CV.
  • Documents specified in points 1, 2 and 3 must be notary certified copies with legalized translation in Bulgarian.In order to apply for a PhD programme, you should submit:
    1. Master Degree Diploma.
    2. Diploma Supplement.
    3. Medical reference. The document should be issued no earlier than one month prior to submitting the application documents to UE-Varna
    4. Application form(for the procedure of diploma verification).
    5. Copy of passport/ID card.
    6. List of publications, if any.
    7. 2 passport photos (dimensions: 4.5/3.5 cm).

    The tuition fees are as follows:

    NON-EU applicants EU and EEA applicants

    Preparatory course

    (in Bulgarian and in English)   1250EUR/semester

    Entry language exam                 150EUR

    Diploma verification                  103EUR

    Admission fee                             103EUR

    Bachelor degree                       1250EUR/semester

    Master degree                          1500EUR/semester

    Doctoral degree                       3500EUR/year

    *Students with dual citizenship, one of which is Bulgarian, pay half of the tuition fee.

     

    EU citizens can apply for studies subsidized by the government or enroll in paid studies. The fees range from: 231BGN to 1100BGN per semester for Bachelor degree; 231BGN to 900BGN per semester for Master degree; 800BGN to 6300BGN per year.

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    If you come from a non-EU country you may need a visa to enter the territory of Bulgaria. The full information about visas is available on the website of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (here is the link: http://www.mfa.bg/uploads/files/Consular/EN_ordinary%20passports.pdf).

    We will be happy to welcome you and assist you with all the matters you will need to address during the first days of your stay. If you need any assistance, please contact us by electronic means (blackseauniversity@hotmail.com).