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University of Structural Engineering & Architecture
(VSU) "Lyuben Karavelov" - Sofia

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Prospective students from Greece

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Enroll into our flagship course delivered in English!

Bachelor in Structural Engineering – 4 years


EU students: 400 Euro per year*

Non-EU students: 3000 Euro per year


Language requirements

For English, the following minimum scores from international tests are accepted:

IELTS 5.5, TOEFL iBT 75, Cambridge Advanced with C

National English Certificates are also accepted subject to review.

If you apply for the courses delivered in Bulgarian, your Bulgarian skills will be tested. You may have to attend Bulgarian language school for one year if you entry level is unsatisfactory.



Student residences are available on campus just meters away from the classrooms. All students are guaranteed a bed at an affordable 75 Euro per month, which includes heating and water. The accommodation unit is apartment. Each apartment consists of two rooms with two beds each and a shared bathroom. Single occupancy is possible for double the price – 150 Euro per month.


Entry requirements

As a prospective student from a EU member state you have a great chance to benefit from the very low fees for Bulgarian and EU students, while studying in English!

In order to enter the competition you need to send us your grades from the Pan-hellenic exams in Mathematics and/or in English. You will enter the competition for the state-sponsored places with the higher of the two grades.

Alternatively, if you have only a valid High School Diploma (Apolytirion of Eniaio Lykeio), but no exam scores, you may be accepted as well, but will have to pay the higher non-EU fee.


How to apply

Send a filled-in Application form to from 17.03.2014 to 01.09.2014


Application assessment results will be announced at three stages: 14.05.2014, 31.07.2014 and 12.09.2014. You will be informed about your result on a particular date if your Application Form has arrived within two weeks before the date. Each prospective student will be informed by email of the outcome of his/her application.

Note: In order to secure your place you have to transfer half of the annual tuition fee within a month after you have received information from us that you have been accepted. The bank account is:


Bank name: Bulgarian National Bank

Branch name: Central Office

IBAN: BG02 BNBG 9661 3100 1461 01


Account holder: VSU "Lyuben Karavelov"



School year will start on 15.09.2014. When you arrive in Bulgaria you will be asked to produce evidence of your Pan-hellenic exam scores and/or your original High School Diploma.



Other courses (delivered in Bulgarian)**

Bachelor in Structural Engineering – 4 years

Bachelor in Architecture and Structural Engineering – 4 years


EU students: 330 Euro per year*

Non-EU students: 1500 Euro per year


Master in Architecture – 5.5  years


EU students: 330 Euro per year*

Non-EU students: 2000 Euro per year


Master in Structural Engineering: Structural Design – 1 year (after Bachelor)

Master in Structural Engineering: Construction Management – 1 year (after Bachelor)

Master in Architecture: Preservation of Cultural Heritage – 2 years (after Bachelor)


EU students: 800 Euro per year*

Non-EU students: 2000 Euro per year


*EU students pay this fee only if they apply and succeed to enter following the enrollment procedure for Bulgarian nationals.

**For admission to these courses you have to follow the general admission rules for Bulgarian nationals as specified at Admission page in Bulgarian.


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