New Bulgarian University


New Bulgarian University
Always new, always different, New Bulgarian University is an autonomous liberal education institution dedicated to the advancement of university education by offering accessible and affordable opportunities for interdisciplinary and specialized education and research of high quality. Bringing its academic potential to the service of society, the University prepares its graduates for the challenges of modern democratic life cultivating critical and creative thinking, sensitivity to cultural difference, and problem‐solving. NBU prepares graduates for opportunities in the business and professional world in the following subject areas: Human Sciences and Humanities; Natural Sciences and Modern Technologies; Arts.

Located in Sofia, Bulgaria New Bulgarian University is one of the leading universities in Bulgaria. Since its creation in 1991 the University has always been at the forefront of innovation and setting up the standards in higher education. We have placed the students at the heart of the academic experience focusing on creative thinking, individual experience and interactive teaching.

We offer more than 60 BA and over 100 - two or three semester MA Programmes, both as normal and distant form of education. The University offers a variety of Bulgarian and foreign language programmes in challenging and modern environment.  We also provide a dual degree opportunities with the University of York.

NBU has placed the individual personal and professional development of its students at the heart of its philosophy developing a “Tutoring” system to facilitate the students’ integration in the University.

Become a part of unique academic experience in a wide international academic network.

You can learn more about the university and each programme by visiting the internet site of NBU and our electronic catalogue.         


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Programmes in English 

Digital Marketing and Social Media (Joint programme with The University of York)

Finance and Banking (Joint programme with The University of York)

Management of Business, Innovation and Technology (Joint programme with The University of York)

Marketing, Advertising and Public Relations (Joint programme with The University of York)

Strategic Leadership

International Business and Development

Brand Management

Cognitive Science

Public Managment

Programmes in Bulgarian

Международен бизнес и развитие

Реклама и бранд мениджмънт

Счетоводство и одитинг


Мениджмънт на туристическия бизнес

Мениджмънт на развлекателната индустрия

Клинична психология - психоаналитична перспектива

Организационна и социална психология

Психология на развитието

Артмениджмънт. Управление на културни институции и творчески индустрии

Бизнес администрация

Бизнес комуникации

Бизнес развитие в мрежови индустрии: енергия, телекомуникации, транспорт

Лидерство и публичен мениджмънт

Мениджмънт за организационно съвършенство

Управление и развитие на човешките ресурси (на английски език)

Управление и развитие на човешките ресурси (на български и английски език)

Управление на агробизнеса и развитие на селските райони

Управление на здравеопазването

Master's degree programs are applied for upon completing either a Bachelor's degree program at NBU or at another higher education institution, or completing a Professional Bachelor's degree program. For candidates who have completed a Bachelor's degree program in a field different from the one of the selected Master's degree program, NBU offers preparatory modules. Holders of Professional Bachelor's degrees enroll in an upgrading semester prior to the start of their Master’s degree programs.

EU applicants attend an interview or an exam, submit a motivation essay, and meet any additional requirements set by the specific program. Non-EU citizens, holders of a degree, apply by submitting relevant documents. The recognition of a prior educational qualification degree held by foreign higher education institution graduates is carried out in accordance with the NBU Recognition Procedure for Foreign Degrees and Qualifications.

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