Education System Overview
In the 2015-2016 academic year, 85 U.S. students studied abroad for academic credit in Bulgaria.
Academic year: September – June
Major school holidays/break:
- Mid-December – beginning of January
- Mid-April – early May
- July – September
Major exam period(s): January – February and May – June
Bulgarian students are studying at institutions in 47 U.S. states and Washington, D.C. (Source: 2017 Open Doors Report).
Structure of the University System
Years of study required to earn a bachelor's degree: 4 years
Language of instruction: Bulgarian (select universities with programs conducted in English)
Degrees offered: Bachelors, Masters and Doctorate