Study in Bulgaria

If you want to study in Bulgaria, then you need to know which of its universities are right for you. Times Higher Educations World University Rankings take the top institutions in the world, and look at their performance across all of their core objectives: teaching, research, knowledge transfer and international outlook.

Bulgaria has 1 university in the overall Times Higher Educations World University Rankings. The highest-ranking university in Bulgaria is Sofia University, which is ranked at number 801+.

Choosing where to study for a degree in Bulgaria is one of the biggest decisions you will ever make. THE’s student resources are here to help you make the right choice, particularly if you want to study abroad. Explore the university of Bulgaria below - we’ve pulled together some information that we hope will help you to decide where to study.

Use the map to see where Bulgaria’s top university is located, and if any institutions are of particular interest, you can click on their name, or the “explore” button, to find out more. We’ve also pulled in information about how much Bulgaria is investing in its higher education, and also how many people live there.

Our World University Rankings were founded in 2004 and our data are trusted by governments and universities across the world.

Browse the top-ranked universities in Bulgaria

Click a university to view more information and to browse its full World University Rankings profile

Explore other universities in Bulgaria

Top universities in Bulgaria

University Rank*
Sofia University 801+

Statistics about Bulgaria

  • Expenditure on education out of total expenditure 10.69%
  • Of which, on higher education 17.81%
  • Enrollment rate in higher education 70.79%
  • Population 7,177,991
  • Unemployment 11.6%
  • Annual GDP 2.97%
Data source: The World Bank