Non-EU Applicants

The application documents that non-EU applicants should submit are the following:

  1. An Application form, signed by the candidate. It is available on our website.
  2. A leaving Certificate /Diploma/Secondary school/College certificate with the marks on the subjects that are included in the assessment of the candidates (the required subjects are specific for each major and you can see them in the Table of the required marks below). Important! The required marks should be at least 62 % of the possible maximum of the grading system in the respective country. The 62% rule is applicable only to the non-EU candidates – it is an obligatory rule for getting visa D.
  3. A document that certifies that the above stated Diploma makes the applicant eligible to continue his / her education in a higher school or university in the country of origin.
  4. Medical Certificate not older than a month from the application date.
  5. A copy of ID – passport.
  6. 4 photos.
  7. An application fee.

 

The documents from items 2, 3 and 4 must have an apostille stamp from the country of issue. The apostilled documents should be translated in Bulgarian and certified by a Bulgarian diplomatic mission (if the document is translated in the country of origin) or by a Bulgarian notary (if the document is translated in Bulgaria by a licensed interpreter).

 

IMPORTANT! The documents are submitted as follows: 1 original set of papers and 2 sets of copies.

 

Table of the required/assessing marks

 

Chosen major

Required marks for the assessment

Veterinary Medicine

Biology and Chemistry

Medicine

Biology and Chemistry

Medical rehabilitation and Ergotherapy

Biology and Chemistry

Nursing

Biology and Bulgarian language*

Midwifery

Biology and Bulgarian language*

Rehabilitator

Biology and Chemistry

Medical laboratory Technician

Biology and Chemistry

Medical Cosmetics

Biology and Chemistry

Geriatric Specialist

Biology and Bulgarian language*

Agronomy

Biology and Chemistry

Essential oil Crops

Biology and Chemistry

Zooengineering

Biology and Chemistry

Ecology and Environment Protection

Biology and Chemistry

Agrarian Engineering

Mathematics and Physics

Fsh farming and Aquaculture

Biology and Chemistry

Business Economy

Mathematics and Geography

Agrarian Economy and Trade

Mathematics and Geography

Regional Economy and Management

Mathematics and Geography

Local Finance

Mathematics and Geography

IT in Economy and Management

Mathematics and Geography

Special Pedagogy

History and Bulgarian language*

Primary Shcool Pedagogy with foreign language

History and Bulgarian language*

Pre-school and primary school Pedagogy

History and Bulgarian language*

Social Pedagogiy

History and Bulgarian language*

Pedagogy of information technology training

IT/ Mathematics and Bulgarian language*

Pedagogy of art and graphic design training

IT/ Mathematics and Bulgarian language*

Design, Technology and Management of Fashion Industry

Mathematics and Physics

Auto transport and agricultural Machinery

Mathematics and Physics

Automatic and computer Systems

Mathematics and Physics

Electrical Engineering

Mathematics and Physics

Heat- and gas supply

Mathematics and Physics

Technology of foods

Mathematics and Physics

Industrial Engineering

Mathematics and Physics

 

 

*The mark in Bulgarian language is taken from the Language Certificate, issued by Trakia university or any other university in Bulgaria (if the candidate chooses to study in Bulgarian and passes a preparatory course in Bulgarian language). The mark in Bulgarian language might be also the mark from a Certificate for Bulgarian language for level B2.

 

 

The deadlines for submitting the papers for the 2020/2021 academic year:

 

The starting date of submitting the papers is the 01st of April 2020.

The deadline for the applicants who wish to attend the English programs (this is applicable to the specialties “Medicine” and “Veterinary medicine”, that are taught in English) is the 3rd of July 2020

The deadline for the applicants who wish to attend the preparatory course in Bulgarian language and to continue their studies in Bulgarian language is the 17th of July 2020.

 

 

Where and how to submit the application documents?

The papers are presented in one of the following ways:

  • Personally – in the Admission Office of the Study Department of Trakia university, room 200, Rectorate, Students’ town, Stara Zagora

OR

  • Recommended, with a tracking number to the following address:

Admission Office, Study Department – room 200

Trakia university

Students’ town

Stara Zagora, 6000

Bulgaria

 

The application fees for the 2020/2021 academic year is the BGN equivalence of 50 euro (97.80 leva).

 

How to pay the application fee?

The application fees are paid in one of the following ways:

  • In the pay desk of the University when submitting the application papers – only in BGN (Bulgarian leva)

OR

  • Through a bank transfer to the following bank account:

Trakia university

Rectorate

Unicredit Bulbank

BG22UNCR 7630 3100 1176 13

BIC – UNCRBGSF

It is obligatory for the applicants to write their names in the reference field.

 

Visa D procedure

All non-EU applicants must have visa D. The procedure of getting visa D takes between 1 and 2 months and it consists of the following activities:

As soon as the applicant’s papers are submitted in the university they are sent to the Ministry of science. The Ministry issues a Certificate stating that the candidate is accepted in Trakia university. Also, the Certificate states the specialty, the duration of tuition and the tuition tax. The Certificate is sent to the candidate who submits it in the Bulgarian diplomatic mission of the respective country. The applicant receives the visa from the above stated diplomatic mission and is free to come to Bulgaria and to enroll in the university.

 

The final assessing depends on the particular case of each applicant:

 

  1. In case the applicant chooses to study the desired major in Bulgarian language, he / she should attend a preparatory 10-month course in Trakia university. In this case the enrollment is ex officio (only based on the documents) without ranking.
  2. In case the applicant has already passed the preparatory year and has a Bulgarian language Certificate, issued by Trakia university or any other Bulgarian university, he / she participates in the assessment process and enrolls in the chosen specialty.
  3. In case the applicant chooses to study the desired major in English (this is applicable to the majors that are offered in English – “Medicine” and “Veterinary medicine”) Trakia university organizes on-line entrance exams in three sessions as follows:

First session: 13th of June 2020 – exam in English (for all the applicants who come from a country where English is not an official language)

                        14th of June 2020 – exam in Biology (for all the candidates who apply for the English programs of Veterinary medicine and Medicine) and exam in Chemistry (for all the candidates who apply for the English programs of Medicine)

 

Second session: 25th of July 2020 – exam in English (for all the applicants who come from a country where English is not an official language)

                        26th of July 2020 – exam in Biology (for all the candidates who apply for the English programs of Veterinary medicine and Medicine) and exam in Chemistry (for all the candidates who apply for the English programs of Medicine)

 

Third session: 29th of August 2020 – exam in English (for all the applicants who come from a country where English is not an official language)

                        30th of August 2020 – exam in Biology (for all the candidates who apply for the English programs of Veterinary medicine and Medicine) and exam in Chemistry (for all the candidates who apply for the English programs of Medicine)

 

You may find sample tests in Biology and Chemistry on our website.

 

The assessment and ranking will be announced on the 10th of September 2020 and it will be according to the following table:

 

Chosen Specialty

Entry Tests

Assessment

Medicine

Chemistry and Biology (in English)

The marks from the entry tests are doubled and added to the marks in Chemistry and Biology from the Secondary School Leaving Certificate

Veterinary Medicine

Biology (in English)

The mark from the entry test is doubled and added to the marks in Chemistry and Biology from the Secondary School Leaving Certificate

 

Important! In case that we still have vacant places after the announcement of the ranking, Trakia university will organize one more exam session on the 15th of September.

 

Enrollment procedure:

The enrollment procedure takes place right after the ranking or the next day. The enrollment procedure takes place in the respective faculty. So, please, be prepared to pay the first installment of your tuition fee (the tuition fee for the first semester). Please refer to the links “Tuition fees and Bank accounts” and “Enrollment”.

 

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