St Cyril and St Methodius University of Veliko Turnovo

country rank  14
world rank  5930

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University Overview

Established in 1963, St Cyril and St Methodius University of Veliko Turnovo is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the suburban setting of the large town of Veliko Tarnovo (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants). This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Pleven, Vratsa. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the National Evaluation and Accreditation Agency, Bulgaria, St Cyril and St Methodius University of Veliko Turnovo (UVT) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. St Cyril and St Methodius University of Veliko Turnovo (UVT) 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 55 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. UVT also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sport facilities and/or activities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

University Location

Address 2 Teodosiy Tarnovski Str.
Veliko Tarnovo (population range: 50,000-249,999)
5003 Veliko Tarnovo
T +359 (62) 61 8221
F +359 (62) 628 023
Other locations Pleven, Vratsa

Degree Levels & Study Areas

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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Local student 0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
Int'l student 2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate Not available
Admission Office 2 Teodosii Turnovski Str.
Veliko Turnovo 5003
+359 (62) 618 206

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 10,000-14,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 800-899
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to St Cyril and St Methodius University of Veliko Turnovo's Library
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes


Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
National Evaluation and Accreditation Agency, Bulgaria

Year of first Accreditation


  • European University Association (EUA)
  • International Association of Universities (IAU)
  • Black Sea Universities Network (BSUN)
  • Agence Universitaire de la Francophonie (AUF)
  • Club of the Rectors of Europe (CRE)
  • Balkan Universities Association (BUA)

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Site last updated: Tuesday, 16 January 2018