BULGARIA - Quick facts & figures




6.5 million


Bulgarian Leva

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Area Size:

110994 ‚Äčkm2


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Academic year:

September - June

The place where Slavic and Hellenic cultures merge, Bulgaria is the study destination for any international student looking for good education in a beautiful country. 
Bulgarian economy is the third-largest in the Balkans, making it a great opportunity for internships during your studies, and also, its border to the east with the Black Sea offers the well-deserved weekend escape at the beach.
Even though the majority of international students choose to study in English Medicine, Bulgaria has so many educational opportunities for anyone to discover, along with its amazing nature.

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Number of public Universities: 38

Number of private Universities: 5

Top University Cities: Sofia, Varna, Plovdiv, Blagoevgrad

Tutuion Fees:  from 3000 Euro to 15000 Euro

Estimate costs of living in Bulgaria per month

Monthly basics Lower range Upper range
Living Costs:
Rent: 300 EUR (room in 2bd apartment) 800 EUR (1bd apartment)
Utilities (varying monthly, depending on heating costs): 40 to 60 EUR 100 to 150 EUR
Internet & TV: 40 EUR 100 EUR
Phone: 30 EUR 80 EUR
Food: 250 EUR 400 EUR
Transportation: 40 EUR (public transportation pass) 150 EUR (Taxi: 3.20 EUR/km)
Laundry/toiletries: 20 EUR 60 EUR
Clothing: 150 EUR 250 EUR
Books, printing, photocopying: 20 EUR 40 EUR
Entertainment: 60 EUR 150 EUR
Total: 970 EUR 2180 EUR

Two easy steps to access a study program in Romania:

Send an email to europe@groupleducation.com and request your 1st meeting, online, via Skype, Zoom or Google, or onsite in our office with one of our consultant or call us at: +971 56 410 4830. You can register directly on our website Contact Us

Attend your 1st meeting as scheduled and get to know our services, connect with our team, and get your customized admission process plan.

We look forward to meeting you!