Application procedure

 

  1. The candidate sends scanned copies of the documents to UE-Varna International Relations Office, Foreign Students Division at foreign_students@ue-varna.bg for prior examination. All pages including stamps must be scanned.
  2. The Foreign Students Division examines the documents and contacts the candidate.
  3. Upon approval by the Foreign Students Division, the candidate sends the entire package of the original documents by post to:

Foreign Students Division, International Relations Office
University of Economics – Varna
77 “Knyaz Boris I” Blvd.
9002 Varna
Bulgaria

  1. After the original documents are received, the Foreign Students Division forwards the documents to the Committee for Recognition of Higher Education Acquired at Foreign Universities. The Committee contacts the higher education institution which issued the diploma to verify its legitimacy. In case no reply is received, the request is directed to the National Center for Information and Documentation (NCID). The procedure for diploma recognition can take from two weeks up to several months depending on how long it takes for the diploma legitimacy to be verified. The fee for diploma recognition is 155 EURO and must be paid in advance. The fee can be paid in cash at UE-Varna or payment can be sent to the bank accounts below.
  2. Once the candidate's diploma legitimacy is verified, but no later than mid-February of the respective academic year, the applicant’s documents are forwarded to the Bulgarian Ministry of Education and Science. The procedure for examination and subsequent decision by the Ministry may take from two weeks up to a month. In case the recognition is processed after the beginning of the summer semester of the respective academic year, the applicant’s application will be processed for the next academic year.
  • Upon approval of the application, the Bulgarian Ministry of Education and Science issues a certificate necessary for application for visa D.
  • In case the Bulgarian Ministry of Education and Science needs additional documents or endorsements, it sends an official letter to UE-Varna in which it explains the reasons for not issuing the certificate. The Foreign Students Division notifies the applicant who may amend his/her application documents and re-submit them for review after the application deadline.
  1. After receiving an approval by the Bulgarian Ministry of Education and Science, the Foreign Students Division issues and signs a certificate which states that the applicant has been accepted for studies in the chosen major at UE-Varna.
  2. The Foreign Students Division sends the candidate the original documents necessary for visa D application:
  • A certificate issued by the Bulgarian Ministry of Education and Science;
  • A certificate issued by the Foreign Students Division at UE-Varna
  1. The applicant personally files his/her application for visa D in the diplomatic or consular missions of the Republic of Bulgaria in his/her own country of birth.
  2. The applicant must pay the tuition fee for the first semester of his/her studies by sending the payment amount to the following bank account:
BANK ACCOUNT IN EUR BANK ACCOUNT IN BGN
BANK DSK LTD.
IBAN: BG95STSA93003429276240
BIC: STSABGSF
Account holder: University of Economics – Varna
BANK DSK LTD.
IBAN: BG73STSA93003129276200
BIC: STSABGSF
Account holder: University of Economics – Varna

 

 

 

  1. There are two admission sessions - one in June and one in September.
  2. The candidate sends scanned copies of the application documents to the UE - Varna Master Degree Center at cmo@ue-varna.bg for prior examination. All pages including stamps must be scanned.
  3. The Master Degree Center examines the documents and contacts the candidate.
  4. Upon approval by the Master Degree Center, the candidate sends the entire package of the original documents by post to:

Master Degree Center
University of Economics – Varna
77 “Knyaz Boris I” Blvd.
9002 Varna
Bulgaria

  1. Master Degree Center forwards the applicant’s documents to the Committee on the recognition of higher education acquired in foreign universities. The Committee formally request the educational institution which issued the diploma to verify its legitimacy. In case no reply has been received, the request is directed to the National Center for Information and Documentation (NCID). The procedure for diploma recognition can take from two weeks up to several months depending on the speediness in which the diploma legitimacy is verified. The fee for diploma recognition is 300 lv. (~155 euro) and must be paid before starting the procedure. The fee can be paid in cash at UE-Varna or into the bank accounts below.
  2. Once the Committee has recognised the higher education diploma, the applicant is informed and he/she can then proceed with his/her application at the university.
  3. The results from the selection procedure are published in July and in September. If the applicant was selected for a chosen programme he/she must pay the tuition fee for the first semester of his/her studies by sending the payment amount to the following bank account:
BANK ACCOUNT IN EUR BANK ACCOUNT IN BGN
BANK DSK LTD.
IBAN: BG95STSA93003429276240
BIC: STSABGSF
Account holder: University of Economics – Varna
BANK DSK LTD.
IBAN: BG73STSA93003129276200
BIC: STSABGSF
Account holder: University of Economics – Varna