American University in Bulgaria (AUBG) — private non-profit university. It is located in Blagoevgrad, Bulgaria. The higher education institution was founded not so long ago — in 1991 — which is why it is considered one of the youngest in the country.
AUBG does research in different fields of study and invites students to bachelor and master programs.
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AUBG tuition fees
At AUBG, the academic calendar is divided into two semesters. However, tuition fees are calculated per year. The cost of study at AUBG is the same for locals and foreigners — from 12,024 USD per year. The exact cost of programs and information on the availability of scholarships can be found on the website of the university.
When choosing an educational institution, it is important to be aware of additional costs: accommodation, transportation, study materials, meals and personal expenses.
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Bachelor degree at AUBG
AUBG accept applicants with a GPA of at least 3 to undergraduate programs, as well as those who successfully passed the entrance exams. Before applying to the university, you need to pass an exam for knowledge of the English language. The university accepts the results of IELTS or TOEFL. The minimum IELTS score is 6.5. The TOEFL score is not lower than 80.
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The campus of AUBG is urban. This means that students study closely to the sights and the entire recreational infrastructure of the city. This type of campus gives students more options for internships and part-time jobs. The educational institution has its own library. Here, students do their homework or just have a good time reading an interesting book. Thanks to international exchange programs at AUBG, students can communicate with representatives of different countries and nationalities and thus expand their own horizons. And, the university contributes to this by regularly holding joint events for local and foreign students.
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What to do after graduation
You can stay in Bulgaria for up to 9 months after graduation by applying for a job seeker visa. This must be done before the student visa expires. Look for more immigration options in our article.