American University in Bulgaria

American University in Bulgaria

The mission of the American University in Bulgaria is to educate students of outstanding potential in a community of academic excellence, diversity, and respect and to prepare them for democratic and ethical leadership in serving the needs of the region and the world.

Academic Programs

  • Business
  • Communication
  • Economics
  • Finance/Accounting
  • Government/Political Science
  • Liberal Arts
  • Science
  • Social Science

Student experience

  • Intramural/Club Sports
  • On-Campus Housing
  • Study Abroad
  • Veteran Fee Waiver

Application information

Find out about requirements, fees, and deadlines


AUBG welcomes students from all nations to begin their education journey. We seek to enroll students who demonstrate academic promise, leadership qualities, and intellectual curiosity. We offer a Liberal Arts Bachelor’s program for students who are in their last year of studies or have already graduated high school and wish to study in an international environment. To learn more about the first-year application requirements please visit:


AUBG welcomes transfer students and appreciates their contribution to AUBG. We accept up to 60 hours of course credits from community colleges and universities with up-to-date accreditation. To evaluate transfer credits, students must submit transcripts and all course syllabi. Afterwards, AUBG will determine the number of credits eligible for transfer and place the student into the appropriate year of study. To learn more about the transfer process and requirements please visit:

Additional Information

All students, including international students,  who submit a completed application will automatically be considered for all available scholarships. Students who wish to apply for need-based aid, also known as financial aid, should complete AUBG’s Application for Financial Assistance or send us their FAFSA Student Aid Report. 

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AUBG welcomes exchange students and appreciates their contribution to the diversity on campus. Students can visit AUBG for a semester or two and return to their home university with more than just class credits. At AUBG exchange students will be fully immersed in an international environment while experiencing a taste of Bulgaria. Read more about AUBG’s visiting student program at:

“The similar mindset of the people and the special atmosphere at AUBG create lifelong bonds. The university also gave me the basis and courage to go chase chances.”

Rositsa Zaimova, Forbes 30 under 30 – Europe – Social Entrepreneurs 2018, Class of 2011
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Admissions office

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12 S. Bachvarova St.
Blagoevgrad 2700, Bulgaria

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