South-West University "Neofit Rilski" Rankings

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Rank Ranking
#4130 of 14,131 In the World
#1095 of 2,785 In Europe
#12 of 47 In Bulgaria
#1 of 3 In Blagoevgrad
#801 of 1,002 For Hospitality and Hotel Management
#3240 of 4,001 For Business

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
25%
Enrollment
91
Type
Non-profit
Funding
Public-private
partnership
Highest Degree
Doctorate
Website
www.swu.bg
Languages
Bulgarian

Acceptance rate & Admissions

Acceptance Rate25%
Admissions RequirementsSecondary Education Diploma in Bulgarian (Diploma za zavarsheno sredno obrazovanie); Diploma from High School, translated and legalized in Bulgarian Language
Academic CalendarSeptember to June (September - January; February-June)
Enrollment91
Full time employee750

Publications & Citations

Publications
649
Citations
3,696

South-West University "Neofit Rilski" majors

by publication & citation count

Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
148 / 272
Psychology
108 / 2,030
Business
99 / 185
Computer Science
73 / 179
Medicine
69 / 213
Chemistry
66 / 639
Engineering
59 / 543
Mathematics
54 / 112
Biology
43 / 356
Political Science
42 / 27
Environmental Science
42 / 270
Social Psychology
41 / 1,955
Economics
38 / 94
Art & Design
36 / 87
Physics
36 / 280
Math Teachers
35 / 93
Sociology
35 / 130
Hospitality and Hotel Management
32 / 132
Marketing
25 / 27
Materials Science
23 / 201
Child Psychology
22 / 76
Geography and Cartography
19 / 28
Communications and Public Relations
19 / 24
Biochemistry
18 / 238
Demography
16 / 83
Audiology
15 / 3
Education Majors
14 / 34
Health Science
13 / 153
Development Studies
12 / 81
Management Information Systems
12 / 8
Geology
12 / 118
Finance
11 / 5
Multimedia
11 / 81
Information Technology
11 / 15
Physical Therapy
10 / 1
Classics and Ancient History
10 / 0
Computer Networking
10 / 12
History
10 / 4
Linguistics
10 / 1
Cognitive Science
10 / 4

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
2000 0 1
2001 4 0
2002 1 0
2003 2 0
2004 1 2
2005 3 2
2006 5 5
2007 3 6
2008 8 23
2009 13 36
2010 15 47
2011 14 61
2012 30 53
2013 28 99
2014 37 78
2015 36 147
2016 49 119
2017 86 173
2018 55 274
2019 95 388
2020 152 951
2021 90 1935

Tuition

International studetns 2,500-3,500 per annum (EUR)

South-West University "Neofit Rilski" has financial aid programs and on-campus housing.

Programs and Degrees

Programs Associate's degree Bachelor's Master's Doctoral
Design | Arts | Humanities +++
Business | Politics | Social Sciences +++
Languages | Culture | Linguistics +++
Nursing | Health | Pharmacy | Medicine
Engineering | IT +
Maths | Natural Sciences +++
Profesionalen Bakalavr Business Education, Foreign Languages Education, Humanities and Social Science Education, Mathematics Education, Music Education, Native Language Education, Science Education, Teacher Training, Technology Education, Vocational Education
Bakalavr Accountancy, Acting, Applied Chemistry, Applied Linguistics, Archaeology, Archiving, Art Education, Automotive Engineering, Bulgarian, Business Administration, Business Education, Chemistry, Cinema and Television, Communication Studies, Computer Education, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Cultural Studies, Czech, Dance, Documentation Techniques, Ecology, Economics, Education of the Socially Disadvantaged, Educational Administration, Educational Technology, Electrical and Electronic Engineering, English, Environmental Studies, Ethnology, European Studies, Fashion Design, Finance, Foreign Languages Education, French, Geography, German, Health Sciences, History, Information Management, Information Technology, International Business, International Relations and Diplomacy, Jazz and Popular Music, Management, Marketing, Mathematics, Mathematics Education, Mechanical Engineering, Media Studies, Midwifery, Modern Languages, Music, Music Education, Musical Instruments, Native Language Education, Nursing, Optical Technology, Pedagogy, Philosophy, Physical Education, Physical Therapy, Physics, Political Sciences, Preschool Education, Primary Education, Protective Services, Psychology, Public Administration, Public Health, Public Relations, Regional Studies, Russian, Science Education, Slavic Languages, Social Work, Sociology, Special Education, Speech Therapy and Audiology, Sports, Technology Education, Telecommunications Engineering, Tourism, Translation and Interpretation, Vocational Education
Magistr Anthropology, Archaeology, Bulgarian, Business Administration, Chemistry, Computer Science, Cultural Studies, Dance, Earth Sciences, Economics, Educational Administration, Film, Fine Arts, Foreign Languages Education, History, Journalism, Law, Linguistics, Management, Mathematics, Modern Languages, Music, Pedagogy, Philosophy, Physics, Political Sciences, Psychology, Public Health, Public Relations, Rehabilitation and Therapy, Secondary Education, Slavic Languages, Social Work, Sociology, Sports, Teacher Training, Theatre, Tourism, Translation and Interpretation
Doktor Administrative Law, Ancient Books, Ancient Civilizations, Applied Mathematics, Archaeology, Archiving, Art Education, Arts and Humanities, Banking, Bulgarian, Business Administration, Cinema and Television, Civil Law, Computer Education, Computer Engineering, Computer Networks, Computer Science, Criminal Law, Criminology, Cultural Studies, Dance, Documentation Techniques, Ecology, Economics, Educational Administration, Educational Psychology, Educational Sciences, English, Environmental Management, European Union Law, Film, Finance, Fine Arts, Geography, German, Health Sciences, History, Humanities and Social Science Education, Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Industrial and Production Economics, Industrial Management, Information Technology, Inorganic Chemistry, Insurance, International Law, International Relations and Diplomacy, Labour Law, Linguistics, Literature, Management, Mathematics, Mathematics Education, Mechanical Engineering, Modern History, Music, Music Education, Native Language Education, Operations Research, Organic Chemistry, Pedagogy, Performing Arts, Philosophy, Physical Education, Physics, Political Sciences, Preschool Education, Primary Education, Psychology, Public Health, Public Relations, Science Education, Slavic Languages, Social Welfare, Social Work, Sociology, Special Education, Speech Therapy and Audiology, Sports, Surveying and Mapping, Technology, Technology Education, Tourism

Notable alumni

  1. Krasimir Karakachanov

    Krasimir Karakachanov
    Born in
    Bulgaria Flag Bulgaria
    Years
    1965-.. (age 58)
    Occupations
    politicianhistorian
    Biography

    Krasimir Donchev Karakachanov is a Bulgarian politician. He has been the leader of the IMRO – Bulgarian National Movement since 1991.

  2. Andrey Novakov

    Andrey Novakov
    Born in
    Bulgaria Flag Bulgaria
    Years
    1988-.. (age 35)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Andrey Grishev Novakov is a Bulgarian politician from the GERB political party and a member of the European parliament (MEP) as part of the political group of the European People's Party EPP. He is the youngest Member of the European Parliament and one of the youngest in the history of this institution.

General info

Alternative names SWU
Югозападен университет “Неофит Рилски”
Founded 1975
Accreditation National Evaluation and Accreditation Agency (NEAA)
Academic structure Faculty of Pedagogy
Faculty of Arts
Faculty of Philology
Faculty of Natural Sciences and Mathematics
Faculty of Law and History
Faculty of Philosophy
Faculty of Economics
Technical College

Location and Contacts

Address 66 Ivan Mihailov Str.
Blagoevgrad, Blagoevgrad, 2700
Bulgaria
City population 82,000
Phone +359 (73) 885 501
Fax +359 (73) 885 516

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