“Always new, always different, NBU will surprise you with even more detailed information, unexpected connections, references to events, documents and links, dynamic layout and messages designed to provoke.”
Professor D. Sc. Plamen Doynov
Rector, New Bulgarian University
We are New Bulgarian University, the one of the youngest universities in Bulgaria. NBU was established in 1991 and became the first University in Bulgaria of a credit system, Professional Bachelor’s, Bachelor’s, Master’s and Doctoral Degrees; interdisciplinary programmes and computer-aided forms of training; continuing education; electronic enrolment.
NBU provides a liberal arts education in which the acquisition of knowledge and professional skills is integrated with spiritual and ethical values.
Our motto, “Ne varietatem timeamus”, was created by Professor Bogdan Bogdanov, the founder of the university, and can be translated from Latin as “Let us not fear diversity”. The motto is embedded into NBU’s mission statement, educational policy, research and every aspect of the academic life.
NBU prepares graduates for opportunities in the business and professional world in the following subject areas:
• Social Sciences;
• Natural Sciences;
• Modern Technologies;
• The Arts.
Total number of enrolled students: 9230
Bachelor students: 9179
Master’s students: 1702
International students: 301
PhD students: 48
Academic staff: 400 full-time and 300-500 part-time
Technical and administrative staff: more than 200 + 50 support staff