The Tradition of Being the First

In 1887 the Minister of education issued an ordinance establishing a teacher-training course at the Boys’ Secondary school in Sofia. Classes began on 1st October 1888
The largest academic and research centre in Bulgaria
16 Faculties
3 Departments
around 100 BA programs
A great number of MA and PhD programs
Numerous scientific centers and laboratories
Conducts research in the field of the natural, mathematical, social sciences and the humanities
There are around 25,500 students:
Around 19,200 BA students
Around 5,100 MA students
Around 1100 PhD students
Around 1,300 international students