Founded in 1963, Burgas Prof. Assen Zlatarov University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the the urban setting of the small city of Bourgas (population range of 250,000-499,999 inhabitants), Burgas. Officially accredited/recognized by the National Evaluation and Accreditation Agency, Bulgaria, Burgas Prof. Assen Zlatarov University (BTU) is a small (enrollment range: 3,000-3,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Burgas Prof. Assen Zlatarov University (BTU) offers courses and programs leading to officialy recognized higher education degrees such as undergraduate certificates/diplomas, bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. This 53 years old HE institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 90-100% making this Bulgarian higher education organization a least selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. BTU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, sport facilities and/or activities, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.