How can you apply?

General Admission Requirements

Application at the TU – Sofia is open to foreign students who hold a Secondary School Diploma, which allows them access to higher education institutions in the respective countries where they have completed their secondary education.

Required Documents

  • 1. Application form, containing some brief biographical data, exact address, telephone and the label of the applicant's desired specialty. The Application form can be downloaded in MS-Word format
  • 2. A copy of Passport.
  • 3. A copy of the Secondary School Diploma and its Supplement(s).
  • 4. A document, issued by competent authorities, which testifies to the right of the applicant to further his/her education at university level in the count ry where they have completed their secondary school education.
  • 5. A Transcript of Records – for transfer applicants who want to study at the TU for a limited period of time.
  • 6. A Medical Certificate of Health issued within a month prior to the application date and verified by the competent authorities in the country from which the applicant submits his/her file.
  • 7. Four recent passport-size photographs.
  • Ranking of the candidates/applicants for students is based on their high school diploma scores in mathematics (min 3 years) and physics or informatics, which should be no less than 62% of the maximum possible result according to the adopted evaluation system. Documents No 3, 4, 5 and 6 should be legally verified by the consular service of the Republic of Bulgaria in the country of issue or with apostille. They must be translated into Bulgarian language by Translation Agency, authorized from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Bulgaria and then the translation must be legalized in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Bulgaria. In case there is no Bulgarian consulate in the respective country, the documents are legalised according to the routine practice and procedure for legalization and verification of documents. Only original seals and stamps are accepted. Candidates without dual citizenship must attach copies of all required documents.

Online application form: Only for checking the documents needed to apply, you can use the online form. Please fill the form in carefully. Fields marked with * (asterisk) are obligatory fields and require your special attention. Check again all data given in the completed form before saving the file and sending it.

The documents are submitted in one of the following ways:

  • Personally – at the Office of Foreign Students’ Department at the TU – Sofia
  • By registered mail to the following address:

    Foreign Students’ Department

    Technical University of Sofia,

    8, Kliment Ohridski Blvd, Sofia 1000, Bulgaria

  • Via specially authorized persons from the TU – Sofia, visiting the country in which the applicant resides;
  • Through the Ministry of Education and Science for applicants, arriving from countries subject to restrictive regimes.

The course in which applicants wish to enroll for a limited period of training, is determined by the respective faculties with the Technical University of Sofia (as per their chosen specialty) on basis of the information contained in the submitted Transcript of Records.

Тhe required level of proficiency in English:

  • CAE (Cambridge Certificate in Advanced English).
  • CPE (Certificate of Proficiency in English).
  • IELTS (bands 6, 7, 8, 9).
  • PITMAN – Higher Intermediate – Advanced.
  • TOEFEL (min. 550, 213 or 100 score).

Important dates for Bachelor's programmes:

  • Submission of applications starts from: April 24, 2017
  • Deadline for submission of documents: September 29, 2017
  • The academic year 2017/2018 begins on 25.09. 2017

Important dates for Master's programmes:

  • Submission of applications starts from: April 24, 2017
  • Deadline for submission of documents: December 20, 2017
  • The academic year 2017/2018 begins on 16.10.2017