Plovdiv University "Paisii Hilendarski"

country rank  6
world rank  4561

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University Overview

Founded in 1961, Plovdiv University "Paisii Hilendarski" is a for-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the small city of Plovdiv (population range of 250,000-499,999 inhabitants). This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Êurdjali, Smolyan, Pazardzhik. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the National Evaluation and Accreditation Agency, Bulgaria, Plovdiv University "Paisii Hilendarski" (PU) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Plovdiv University "Paisii Hilendarski" (PU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 58 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 60-70% making this Bulgarian higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Location

Address 24 Tsar Assen Str.
Plovdiv (population range: 250,000-499,999)
4000 Plovdiv
T +359 (32) 261 363
F +359 (32) 635 049
Other locations Êurdjali, Smolyan, Pazardzhik

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 60-70%
Admission Office 24 Tsar Asen Str.
Plovdiv 4000
+359 (32) 261 311

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 10,000-14,999
Academic Staff 500-599
Control Type Public
Entity Type For-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Plovdiv University "Paisii Hilendarski"'s Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes


Institutional Accreditation

National Evaluation and Accreditation Agency, Bulgaria

Year of first Accreditation


Memberships and Affiliations

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Academic Structure


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Site last updated: Wednesday, 11 September 2019