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National Information Centres

Национален център за информация и документация (НАЦИД)
National Center for Academic Recognition and Mobility

National Centre for Information and Documentation (NACID)
52a "D-r G.M.Dimitrov" Blvd.

1125 Sofia, BULGARIA

Phone: +359-2-817-38-24
Fax: +359-2-971-31-20
E-mail: naric@nacid.bg
Web Site: http://www.nacid.bg/
Contact person: Ms. Vanya Grashkina, Executive Director, NACID

National education bodies

Министерство на образованието и науката
Ministry of Education and Science
Link(s): Bulgarian, English
Национална агенция за оценяване и акредитация
National Evaluation and Accreditation Agency

The National Evaluation and Accreditation Agency is a statutory body for evaluation, accreditation and monitoring of the quality in higher education institutions and scientific organizations aiming at the enhancement of their teaching and research, as well as of their development as scientific, cultural, and innovative organizations.

 

Link(s): Bulgarian, English
Център за развитие на човешките ресурси
Human Resource Development Centre
Link(s): Bulgarian
Национална агенция за професионално образование и обучение
National Agency for Vocational Education and Training


Link(s): Bulgarian, English
Център за оценяване в предучилищното и училищното образование
Center for evaluation in the pre-school and school education


Link(s): Bulgarian

System of education

The Education System in Bulgaria


Overview of national education system.



The pan-European Researcher's Mobility Portal: EURAXESS Bulgaria

EURAXESS - Bugaria, provides information and assistance to mobile researchers and highly qualified specialists.


Link(s): English

University education

The Education System in Bulgaria. Higher education.

Types of Higher Education Institutions and programmes.

Link(s): English
Рейтингова система на висшите училища в България

Bulgarian University Ranking System


Link(s): English, Bulgarian
International dimension of the higher education

International dimension of the higher education: ERASMUS+ MASTER DEGREE LOANS, Erasmus Mundus Masters Courses (EMMCs); Erasmus Mundus Joint Master Degrees (EMJMDs); Erasmus Mundus Joint Doctorates (EMJDs); Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions. (Human Resources Development Center)

Link(s): Bulgarian
Student loans - Ministry of Education and Science

Student loans: legislation, terms and conditions, steps for applying. (Ministry of education and Science)



Link(s): Bulgarian

Quality Assurance in Higher Education

Национална агенция за оценяване и акредитация (НАОА)

National Evaluation and Accreditation Agency ( NEAA) is the national statutory body for evaluation, accreditation and monitoring of the quality in higher education institutions.

Link(s): English, Bulgarian
Register of Higher Education Institutions - Ministry of Education and Science

The Register of Higher Education Institutions is kept by virtue of the Higher Education Act and includes information about all higher education institutions having an accreditation in the Republic of Bulgaria.


Link(s): Bulgarian, English

Post-secondary non-university education

Structure of The Education System in Bulgaria

Structure of The Education System in Bulgaria

Link(s): English, Bulgarian
Национална агенция за професионално образование и обучение

The National Agency for Vocational Education and Training is a specialized body to the Council of Ministers of the Republic of Bulgaria established with the Law for the Vocational Education and Training in 2000.
Legal regulations in the vocational education and training area, opportunities for vocational training, European and national documents, international projects. Register of licensed CVT and CIVG as well as of the candidate centres – the register is published on the website and is updated regularly after each change.

Link(s): English, Bulgarian

Recognised higher education institutions

National Evaluation and Accreditation Agency

National Evaluation and Accreditation Agency : Accredited institutions

Link(s): English, Bulgarian
Ministry of Education and Science

Accredited Higher Schools in Bulgaria. Institutional accreditation, validity, score. Program accreditations for Bachelor's and Masters programs.

Link(s): English, Bulgarian
Ministry of Education and Science

Program accreditation for PhD studies at Scientific Institutions.

Link(s): Bulgarian
Ministry of Education and Science

Register of University Graduates. Public access to data about the students who have obtained the educational degrees of Bachelor and Master in Bulgarian HEIs after 1 January 2012

Link(s): Bulgarian, English
Ministry of Education and Science

Register of all current and interrupted students and PhD students in degrees of education and professional sectors. Publicly accessible in Bulgarian.

Link(s): Bulgarian

Policies and procedures for the recognition of qualifications

Recognition of higher education acquired in foreign universities

Bulgarian ENIC-NARIC centre. Academic recognition procedure. Regulatory framework. Applications for academic recognition. Required documents. Certification and Legalization. Certificates.

Link(s): Bulgarian, English
National Centre for Information and Documentation (NACID)

Integrated Information system for Academic Recognition. Public access to the following three Registers: Public Registry of the positive decisions/ issued certificates; Public Registry of negative decisions/ refusals; Public Registry of invalidated certificates for academic recognition. Restricted access for appicants, who hold foreign HE qualifications and wish to submit/ have submitted application for academic recognition.

Link(s): Bulgarian
Recognition of vocational qualifications. Regulated professions in Bulgaria. Certification of Bulgarian vocational qualifications in non-regulated professions.

Regulatory Organisation. Vocational Recognition Procedure. Regulated Professions. Information System of the Internal Market (IMI). Certification of Bulgarian vocational qualifications, professional experience and penalties in non-regulated professions in terms of Directive 2005/36/EO.  

Recognition of Qualifications held by Refugees

Qualifications Framework

Framework


No link is available at this time

Self Evaluation Report


No link is available at this time

Diploma Supplement (DS) Information

Responsible organisation

Министерство на образованието и науката
Ministry of Education and Science

Higher Education Directorate

Ministry of Education and Science
2a, Kniaz Dondukov Bld.
1000 Sofia, Bulgaria



Phone: +359 2 92 17 643
Fax: +359 2 92 17 656
Link: Bulgarian

Additional information:
Starting in 2005, all graduates receive the Diploma Supplement in both Bulgarian and English. The format corresponds fully to that recommended by UNESCO and the Council of Europe.

Information on DS (legislation, template, chart, etc)

Process of Implementation of the Diploma Supplement

The Diploma Supplement is defined as an official document in the higher education system of Bulgaria and follows the model developed by the European Commission, Council of Europe and UNESCO/CEPES. It is introduced in the Ordinance for the state requirements for the contents of the basic documents, issued by the higher schools. Prom. SG. 75/27 August 2004, amend. SG. 10/ 6 February 2009. Full text of the ordinance in Bulgarian - in the site of the Ministry of education and science and in the site of National Evaluation and Accreditation Agency.

Chart of national higher education structure

Not available on-line, but published in the secondary legislation documents.