Admission of International Students

General admission requirements for international students

The application and enrollment of international students at the University of Ruse "Angel Kanchev" can be done under the following conditions:

  1. In the implementation of interstate programs for educational, scientific and cultural exchange - the ranked candidates are presented by the Ministry of Education and Science.
  2. In accordance with the regulations of the Decree of the Council of Ministers Reg. № 103/1993 and Reg. № 228/1997) - ranked candidates are presented by the Ministry of Education and Science.
  3. According to the procedure for Bulgarian citizens (by competition) - for all applicants from the EU, persons with permanent residence on the territory of the Republic of Bulgaria, refugees and individuals with Bulgarian origin are valid the conditions for admission, deadlines for applying and fees as for Bulgarian citizens.
  4. All the foreign citizens ( except for the categories listed above) have to pay for the education according to Article 95, paragraphs 8 and 10 of the Higher Education Act, they have to qualify according to the documents and pay the tuition fees for the education of foreign citizens.

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Important information

Any foreign citizen who holds a secondary education diploma that provides him/her an access to the higher education institutions in the country where it was obtained can apply for the Bachelor's degree at the University of Ruse. The minimum average grade in the subjects of the secondary school diploma, which are relevant for the course for which the person is applying may not be lower than 62 percent of the maximum grade according to the grading system of the country in which the secondary education was obtained.  The deadline for submitting application documents to the University of Ruse is 30.09.2023.

Important: This deadline is for applying to the platform of the Ministry of education in Bulgaria, which means that by that time your documents have to be translated, legalized and you must have a Certificate from the Regional department of education. Otherwise, you have to submit your documents no later than 3 weeks in advance.

Forthcoming events

The admission process for foreign citizens at the University of Ruse has begun. Information about the admission procedure can be found on:

  • Our website:
  • Facebook: University-of-Ruse-Bulgaria-International-Students
  • Telephones+359 82 888 280;  +359 82 888 281.