Varna Free University "Chernorizets Hrabar"

country rank  7
world rank  5438

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University Overview

Founded in 1991, Varna Free University "Chernorizets Hrabar" is a for-profit private higher education institution located in the medium-sized city of Varna (population range of 500,000-1,000,000 inhabitants). This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Smolyan. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministry of Education and Science, Bulgaria, Varna Free University "Chernorizets Hrabar" (VFU) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Varna Free University "Chernorizets Hrabar" (VFU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name Варненски свободен университет "Черноризец Храбър"
Acronym VFU
Founded 1991 Received status of higher education institution in 1995.
Motto Where your dreams begin…

University Location

Address Golden Sands Resort
Varna (population range: 500,000-1,000,000)
9007 Varna
T +359 (52) 356 088
F +359 (52) 359 523
Other locations Smolyan

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

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University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Not reported
Admission Rate Not reported
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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 10,000-14,999
Academic Staff 100-199
Control Type Private
Entity Type For-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Not reported
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Varna Free University "Chernorizets Hrabar"'s Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes


Institutional Accreditation

Ministry of Education and Science, Bulgaria

Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • National Evaluation and Accreditation Agency-Bulgaria

Memberships and Affiliations

  • European University Association (EUA)

Academic Structure

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Online Courses

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Site last updated: Monday, 18 May 2020