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University of Telecommunications and Post

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Overview

Established in 1923, the University of Telecommunications and Post is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the metropolis of Sofia (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants), Sofia City. Officially recognized by the Ministry of Education and Science of Bulgaria, University of Telecommunications and Post (UTP) is a very small-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 1,000-1,999 students) coeducational Bulgarian higher education institution. University of Telecommunications and Post (UTP) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor's degrees, master's degrees and doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study table below for further details. This 101-year-old Bulgarian higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. The acceptance rate range is 30-39% making this Bulgarian higher education organization a very selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. UTP also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

University Snapshot

Control

University of Telecommunications and Post's Control Typepublic

Entity

University of Telecommunications and Post's Entity Typenon-profit

Size

University of Telecommunications and Post' Size by Total Enrollmentvery small-sized

Selectivity

University of Telecommunications and Post's Selectivity by Acceptance Ratevery selective

University Identity

Name
Name (Non Latin) Висше училище по телекомуникации и пощи
Acronym UTP
Founded 1923
Motto Wisdom, Knowledge, Competence
Colours Blue and yellow
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University Location

Address 1 Academic Stefan Mladenov Str.
Sofia
1700 Sofia City
Bulgaria
University of Telecommunications and Post's location map and satellite view Location Map and Satellite View
University of Telecommunications and Post Phone Number +359 (2) 806 2114
University of Telecommunications and Post Fax Number +359

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Fields of Study / Degree Levels

Introduction

What is the difference between comprehensive/generalist and specialized universities in terms of the range of fields of study they offer, degree levels available and academic and carreer paths pros and cons? Read our guide article about generalist and specialized universities to learn more.


Fields of Study and Degree Levels Matrix

The following University of Telecommunications and Post's Fields of Study/Degree Levels Matrix is divided into 6 main fields of study and 4 levels of degrees, from the lowest undergraduate degree to the highest postgraduate degree. This matrix aims to help quickly identify University of Telecommunications and Post's academic range and degree level offering.




Programs and Courses

Courses and Programs

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Tuition Fees

Introduction

Yearly tuition fees refers to the amount of money that a student is charged by a University for one academic year of full-time study. Read our guide article about tuition fees and financial aid options to learn more.


Yearly Tuition Fees Range Matrix

This University of Telecommunications and Post's Tuition Fees Range Matrix is divided into 2 types of students, local and international students, and 2 degree levels, undergraduate and postgraduate degrees, and aims to help students to have an approximate idea of the yearly tuition range they might expect to pay at University of Telecommunications and Post.

University of Telecommunications and Post: Tuition Fees Range Matrix

Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
0-999 US$
(0-910 Euro)
0-999 US$
(0-910 Euro)
International
students
1,000-2,499 US$
(910-2,280 Euro)
1,000-2,499 US$
(910-2,280 Euro)

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Admissions

Introduction

Applying for admission is the first step towards achieving students' academic and career goals and accessing the many opportunities and resources that a university has to offer. Read our "Introduction to University Admissions" article to learn more.


Admission Information

uniRank publishes below some basic University of Telecommunications and Post's admission information.

University of Telecommunications and Post's Gender Admission Policy Gender Admission

This institution admits Men and Women (coed).


University of Telecommunications and Post's Admission Selection Admission Selection

Has University of Telecommunications and Post a selective admission policy? Yes, based on entrance examinations.


Acceptance Rate Admission Rate

University of Telecommunications and Post's acceptance rate range is 30-39% making this institution a very selective higher education institution.


University of Telecommunications and Post's International Students Admission International Students Admission

International students are welcome to apply for admission at this institution.

University of Telecommunications and Post international students information:

  1. PROCEDURE FOR APPLICATION AND ADMISSION OF FOREIGN STUDENTS TO UTP
    1. Diploma for completed secondary education.
    2. Appendix to the diploma for completed secondary education. In case the diploma is not accompanied by an assessment scale, from which the maximum grade is visible, the candidate must present an official document in which it is described.
    3. Medical certificate. The document must be issued not earlier than 1 month before the submission of the documents.
    4. A document issued by a competent authority certifying the right of the applicant to continue his / her education at higher schools in the country where the secondary education was received. This document can be issued by the school where secondary education was completed. It must contain the text "The education obtained entitles the person to continue his / her education in higher education institutions in ... (country of the school).
    5. Photocopy of passport / ID card.
    6. Application.
    7. Passport photos size 4.5 / 3.5 cm. - 6 pcs.
    8. CV (Autobiography).
  2. The documents referred to in points 1, 2, 3, and 4 shall be:
    • Notarized copies;
    • Certified according to international requirements
      • For the countries with which Bulgaria has a contract for mutual legal assistance, which concerns the certification of documents, the requirements of the contract apply;
      • For the member states of the Hague Convention the documents are certified with the Apostille stamp;
      • For all other countries, the specified documents must be certified by the Ministry of Education (and/or the Ministry of Health), the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in the country where the applicant is from, and the consulate of the Republic of Bulgaria in the respective country.
    • Translated into Bulgarian with legalized translation in Bulgaria. The translated documents should be sent for certification of the translator's signature to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
  3. The candidate-student sends scanned copies of the documents to the Directorate "Educational Activity, quality of Education and Accreditation" of UTP to the address m.penkova@utp.bg for the preliminary examination. All pages of documents, including stamps, are scanned.

University of Telecommunications and Post's Admission Office Admission Office

1 Academic Stefan Mladenov Str.
Sofia 1700
+359 806 214
866 432 INFO

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Size and Profile

Introduction

University size and profile can be important factors to consider when choosing a university. Here are some potential reasons why University size and profile can affect students when choosing a university.


Size and Profile

uniRank publishes below some major size and profile indicators for University of Telecommunications and Post.

University of Telecommunications and Post's Total Student Enrollment Student Enrollment

University of Telecommunications and Post has an enrollment range of 1,000-1,999 students making it a very small-sized institution.


University of Telecommunications and Post's Total Faculty/Academic staff Academic Staff

This institution has a range of 50-99 academic employees (Faculty).


University of Telecommunications and Post's Control Type Control Type

University of Telecommunications and Post is a public higher education institution.


University of Telecommunications and Post's Entity Type Entity Type

University of Telecommunications and Post is a non-profit higher education institution.


University of Telecommunications and Post's Campus Setting Campus Setting

This institution's main campus is located in a Urban setting.


University of Telecommunications and Post's Academic Calendar Academic Calendar

This institution adopts a Semesters type of academic calendar.


Religious Affiliation

University of Telecommunications and Post does not have any religious affiliation.


Facilities and Services

Introduction

What are the most common University facilities and services? Read our two guide articles about University Facilities and University Services to learn more.


University Facilities

uniRank provides below an overview of University of Telecommunications and Post's main facilities:


University of Telecommunications and Post's Library University Library

This institution has a physical Library. Visit University of Telecommunications and Post's Library

The University of Telecommunications and Post houses six physical library branches, each dedicated to specific disciplines: Technology, Engineering, Philosophy, Social Sciences, Mathematics, and Linguistics.

Within the electronic inventory, there are nearly 4,000 physical books available.

The library is managed by a single dedicated librarian.

The total annual expenditure for the library amounts to BGN 1200.


University of Telecommunications and Post's Housing University Housing

This institution provides housing services such as on-campus residences or dormitories.

The University of Telecommunications and Post provides housing options for its students, which include:

  • Two in-campus mixed-gender student dormitories
  • Total number of dormitory beds: 363
  • For more information, you can visit the university's housing details page at: http://www.utp.bg/students/dormitories

University of Telecommunications and Post's Sport Facilities/Activities Sport Facilities/Activities

This institution features sporting facilities and organizes sports activities for its students.

The University of Telecommunications and Post provides various sport activities and facilities for its students:

Sports Activities:

  • Basketball
  • Football
  • Table tennis
  • Volleyball

Sports Facilities:

  • Basketball court(s)
  • Gym(s)


University Services

uniRank provides below an overview of University of Telecommunications and Post's main services:


University of Telecommunications and Post's Financial Aid Financial Aid

This institution offers one or more of the following financial aid for eligible students: scholarships, grants, loans, tuition waivers, emergency financial aid etc.

University of Telecommunications and Post offers various financial aid options to its students:

  • Student loans (repayable) are available through select banks in Bulgaria.
  • Need-based student scholarships (non-repayable) are offered by our business partners.
  • Merit-based student scholarships (non-repayable) are also provided by our business partners.

University of Telecommunications and Post's Study Abroad Study Abroad

This institution offers study abroad and exchange program opportunities for its students.

University of Telecommunications and Post offers study abroad opportunities through the Erasmus+ program:

  • The University has established over 40 Inter-Institutional agreements with universities and companies across Europe.
  • They have exchange programs/agreements with various countries/universities, including but not limited to Universidad Politecnica de Mardid, Kaunas University of Technology, and University of Zagreb.

For detailed information about the Erasmus+ program, including participation conditions, selection procedure, and document preparation, please refer to the Erasmus+ section on the http://www.utp.bg/international-activities/mobility/erasmus/. You can find guides for Erasmus students and lecturers, as well as news and upcoming events related to ERASMUS+ teaching/training purposes. Additionally, the Erasmus Charter for Higher Education and the associated "Erasmus Policy Statement" are prominently displayed on the institution's website.

Exchange programs typically range from 2 to 12 months for students and from 5 to 7 days for teaching academic staff.

University of Telecommunications and Post's Distance Learning Distance Learning

This institution provides a distance learning mode for certain programs or courses.

The University of Telecommunications and Post offers a selection of distance learning programs for the 2023/2024 academic year. These programs are categorized by professional areas:

  • Professional Area 5.3. "Communication and computer technology"
    • Professional Bachelor's Program:
      1. CYBER SECURITY OF HIGH TECHNOLOGIES
      2. COMPUTER ADMINISTRATION OF SOFTWARE APPLICATIONS
      3. SOFTWARE DESIGN
    • Bachelor's Degree Program:
      1. COMPUTER TECHNOLOGIES
      2. CYBER SECURITY OF COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGIES
      3. CYBER SECURITY IN BUSINESS
    • Masterís Degree Program:
      1. INFORMATION TECHNOLOGIES
  • Professional Area 5.13 "General Engineering"
    • Bachelorís Degree Program:
      1. DIGITAL ENTREPRENEURSHIP AND HIGH TECHNOLOGIES
      2. DIGITAL PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION
      3. ALTERNATIVE ENERGY TECHNOLOGIES
    • Masterís Degree Program:
      1. DIGITAL LEADERSHIP
      2. SMART TECHNOLOGIES AND STANDARDS
  • Professional Area 3.7. "Administration and Management"
    • Professional Bachelor's Program:
      1. MANAGEMENT AND INFORMATION TECHNOLOGIES IN TELECOMMUNICATIONS AND POST
    • Bachelorís Degree Program:
      1. MANAGEMENT IN TELECOMMUNICATIONS AND POST
    • Masterís Degree Program:
      1. MANAGEMENT OF SERVICES
      2. SMART LEADERSHIP

University of Telecommunications and Post's Academic Counseling Academic Counseling

This institution offers students academic guidance and support to assist them in their academic pursuits.

University of Telecommunications and Post's Career Services Career Services

This institution offers career counseling, career assessments, job and internship postings, career events, alumni networking or other career-related services to assist students transition successfully from academic life to professional life.


Recognition and Accreditation

Introduction

There are different types of legal recognition and quality assessment of higher education institutions around the world, depending on the country and its legal and higher education system... read our article about university accreditation and recognition to learn more.


University of Telecommunications and Post's Recognition or Accreditation Institutional Recognition or Accreditation

University of Telecommunications and Post is legally recognized and/or institutionally accredited by: Ministry of Education and Science of Bulgaria

Year of first Recognition or Accreditation

1923


Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

uniRank publishes the following list of the most important University of Telecommunications and Post's programmatic accreditations; feel free to submit any relevant missing specialized accreditations.

  • National Evaluation and Accreditation Agency, Bulgaria


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Memberships and Affiliations

Introduction

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Affiliations and Memberships

uniRank publishes the following list of the most important University of Telecommunications and Post's affiliations and memberships; feel free to submit any relevant missing higher education-related organizations this university is affiliated with.

  • EURASHE

Academic Structure

Introduction

Academic divisions can provide valuable insights into the range of fields of study and disciplines a University focuses on and the institution's level of specialization. Comprehensive or Generalist Universities typically offer a wide range of academic programs and have many academic divisions and subdivisions across different disciplines, while Specialized Universities tend to focus on a narrower range of programs within a specific field or industry and have fewer academic divisions and a simplified organizational structure. Read our guide article "Understanding Academic Divisions in Universities - Colleges, Faculties, Schools" to learn more about academic divisions and typical university organizational structures.


Academic Structure

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Social Media

Introduction

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Social Media

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Free Online Courses

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