St. Cyril and St. Methodius University of Veliko Tarnovo: Statistics



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#4361 of 14,131 In the World
#1141 of 2,785 In Europe
#12 of 47 In Bulgaria
#1 of 2 In Veliko Tarnovo
#3031 of 4,557 For Telecommunications
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Acceptance rate

* The St. Cyril and St. Methodius University of Veliko Tarnovo is among the institutions that don't provide data on acceptance rates. This might happen because the university has programs where applicants only need to meet admission requirements to enroll and don't necessarily compete with others.

We estimate the above acceptance rate based on admission statistics of closely ranked nearby universities with similar research profiles that do publish such data.

Acceptance rate & Admissions

Admissions RequirementsSecondary school certificate (diploma za zavarsheno sredno obrazovanie) and entrance examination
Academic CalendarSeptember to June (September - December; February-June)

Research profile

St. Cyril and St. Methodius University of Veliko Tarnovo has published 681 scientific papers with 2,256 citations received. The research profile covers a range of fields, including Liberal Arts & Social Sciences, Computer Science, Engineering, Philosophy, Physics, Political Science, Environmental Science, Law, Business, and Mathematics.


St. Cyril and St. Methodius University of Veliko Tarnovo majors

by publication & citation count

Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
405 / 1,391
Computer Science
309 / 897
303 / 1,021
257 / 698
233 / 562
Political Science
217 / 381
Environmental Science
207 / 941
201 / 355
173 / 545
170 / 550
Quantum and Particle physics
166 / 395
162 / 496
Geography and Cartography
158 / 774
156 / 688
154 / 873
Art & Design
147 / 427
141 / 447
138 / 281
137 / 677
122 / 379
118 / 676
Artificial Intelligence (AI)
115 / 203
110 / 709
110 / 459
98 / 514
89 / 650
Electrical Engineering
84 / 225
77 / 185
Materials Science
77 / 204
Mechanical Engineering
77 / 155
72 / 318
Optical Engineering
71 / 166
69 / 601
65 / 277
Education Majors
62 / 87
Social Psychology
60 / 132
Computer Networking
58 / 286
56 / 678
Development Studies
52 / 111
51 / 197

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1994 1 1
1995 0 4
1996 2 9
1997 5 8
1998 5 16
1999 4 15
2000 4 10
2001 4 16
2002 15 27
2003 14 35
2004 10 23
2005 7 42
2006 9 31
2007 8 24
2008 14 45
2009 13 26
2010 19 85
2011 28 80
2012 27 67
2013 24 59
2014 24 69
2015 24 74
2016 31 45
2017 49 46
2018 55 94
2019 66 221
2020 53 216
2021 54 248
2022 57 284
2023 51 297
Academic rankings


International studetns Bachelor: 1,000-3,600 per annum; Master: 1,000-2,400 per annum; PhD: 1,500-3,800 per annum (EUR)

The St. Cyril and St. Methodius University of Veliko Tarnovo has financial aid programs and on-campus housing.

Programs and Degrees

The table below displays academic fields with programs and courses that lead to Bachelor's, Master's, and Doctorate degrees offered by St. Cyril and St. Methodius University of Veliko Tarnovo.

Note that the table provides a general overview and might not cover all the specific majors available at the university. Always visit the university's website for the most up-to-date information on the programs offered.

Programs Bachelor Master Doctoral
Art & Design Yes Yes Yes
Biology Yes Yes Yes
Business Yes Yes Yes
Chemistry Yes Yes Yes
Computer Science Yes Yes Yes
Economics Yes Yes Yes
Engineering No No No
Environmental Science Yes Yes Yes
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences Yes Yes Yes
Mathematics Yes Yes Yes
Medicine No No No
Physics Yes Yes Yes
Psychology Yes Yes Yes
Bakalavr Administration, Anthropology, Applied Linguistics, Applied Mathematics, Archaeology, Communication Arts, Computer Education, Computer Science, Cultural Studies, Earth Sciences, Economics, Education of the Socially Disadvantaged, Educational Administration, Educational Sciences, English, English Studies, Fine Arts, Geography (Human), Government, Graphic Design, History, Information Sciences, Information Technology, Law, Management, Mass Communication, Mathematics, Mathematics Education, Painting and Drawing, Pedagogy, Philology, Philosophy, Physical Education, Political Sciences, Psychology, Religion, Religious Art, Social Work, Sociology, Teacher Training, Theology, Tourism
Magistr Administration, Anthropology, Archaeology, Computer Graphics, Computer Science, Cultural Studies, Earth Sciences, Economics, Educational Administration, Educational Sciences, Educational Technology, English Studies, Ethnology, European Studies, Fine Arts, Foreign Languages Education, Government, Graphic Design, History, Information Management, Information Sciences, Information Technology, Law, Management, Mass Communication, Mathematics, Mathematics Education, Multimedia, Orthodox Theology, Painting and Drawing, Pedagogy, Philosophy, Political Sciences, Primary Education, Psychology, Religion, Religious Art, Social Work, Sociology, Teacher Training, Theology, Tourism
Doktor Administrative Law, Ancient Civilizations, Archaeology, Art Education, Bulgarian, Catholic Theology, Civil Law, Communication Arts, Computer Science, Constitutional Law, Contemporary History, Criminal Law, Design, Economics, Educational Administration, Ethnology, Fine Arts, Folklore, Foreign Languages Education, French, Geography, Geography (Human), Germanic Languages, Graphic Design, Greek, History, History of Law, Humanities and Social Science Education, Industrial and Production Economics, Industrial Management, Law, Linguistics, Literature, Mathematics Education, Medieval Studies, Modern History, Music Education, Native Language Education, Painting and Drawing, Pastoral Studies, Pedagogy, Philosophy, Physical Education, Political Sciences, Preschool Education, Psychology, Religious Art, Sculpture, Slavic Languages, Social Psychology, Sociology, Special Education, Sports, Teacher Training, Theology, Translation and Interpretation

Notable alumni

  1. Konstantina Kouneva

    Konstantina Kouneva
    Born in
    Bulgaria Flag Bulgaria
    1964-.. (age 60)
    politiciantrade unionist

    Konstantina Kouneva, also known as Kostadinka Kuneva (Bulgarian: Костадинка Кунева), is a Bulgarian immigrant in Greece, trade unionist and secretary of the Greek Trade Union of Cleaners and Housekeepers. She was elected as an MEP in the 2014 European Parliament elections.

  2. Tomislav Donchev

    Tomislav Donchev
    Born in
    Bulgaria Flag Bulgaria
    1973-.. (age 51)

    Tomislav Peykov Donchev is a Bulgarian GERB politician. Between 2007 and 2010 Donchev was mayor of Gabrovo, from March 2010 to March 2013 he was Minister without portfolio, responsible to administer the relief funds from the European Union in Borisov Government. From May 2013 Tomislav Donchev is MP in the National Assembly. From May 2014 Tomislav Donchev is Member of the European Parliament (MEP) in the European Parliament within the Group of the European People's Party (Christian Democrats).

  3. Mariyana Nikolova

    Mariyana Nikolova
    Born in
    Bulgaria Flag Bulgaria
    1975-.. (age 49)
    politicianlawyercivil servant

    Mariyana Nikolova is a Bulgarian politician who has been the country's Minister for Tourism since July 2020 and Deputy Prime Minister since November 2018.

  4. Ilhan Kyuchuk

    Ilhan Kyuchuk
    Born in
    Bulgaria Flag Bulgaria
    1985-.. (age 39)

    Ilhan Kyuchyuk is a politician from the Movement for Rights and Freedoms (MRF). and Co-President of the Alliance of Liberals and Democrats for Europe (ALDE). He is a Member of the European Parliament for a second term from the Renew Europe group.

  5. Valentin Kasabov

    Valentin Kasabov
    Born in
    Bulgaria Flag Bulgaria
    1958-2020 (aged 62)

    Valentin Kasabov was a Bulgarian politician.

  6. Slavcho Atanasov

    Slavcho Atanasov
    Born in
    Bulgaria Flag Bulgaria
    1968-.. (age 56)
    politicianlawyermilitary officer

    Slavcho Atanasov is a Bulgarian politician, member of IMRO-BNM and mayor of Plovdiv (2007–2011).

  7. Mariana Vasileva

    Mariana Vasileva
    Born in
    Bulgaria Flag Bulgaria
    1974-.. (age 50)
    rhythmic gymnast

    Mariana Vasileva-Toteva is an Azerbaijani rhythmic gymnastics trainer of Bulgarian origin who is the Deputy Minister of Youth and Sports of Azerbaijan and Head coach of the Azerbaijan Rhythmic Gymnastics Federation.

  8. Emil Andreev

    Emil Andreev
    Born in
    Bulgaria Flag Bulgaria
    1956-.. (age 68)
    university teacherprose writerwriterscreenwriterplaywright

    Emil Andreev is a Bulgarian author, playwright, and novelist.

  9. Demir Yanev

    Demir Yanev
    Born in
    Syria Flag Syria
    1972-.. (age 52)
    film producerfilm director

    Demir Yanev was born in Damascus, Syria and is a film producer and director.

St. Cyril and St. Methodius University of Veliko Tarnovo faculties and divisions

College : Education Bulgarian, Business Administration, Education, Environmental Studies, Finance, Geography, Geography (Human), History, Philosophy, Preschool Education, Primary Education
College : Education Education
Faculty : Economics Accountancy, Business Administration, Economics, Finance, Foreign Languages Education, International Business, International Economics, Library Science, Management, Marketing, Social and Community Services, Tourism
Faculty : Education Computer Education, Computer Science, Education, Foreign Languages Education, Information Technology, Mathematics, Mathematics Education, Music Education, Pedagogy, Physical Education, Preschool Education, Primary Education, Psychology, Social Psychology, Sports
Faculty : Fine Arts Fine Arts, Graphic Arts, Graphic Design, Painting and Drawing, Visual Arts
Faculty : History Archaeology, Geography, History, Medieval Studies
Faculty : Law Law
Faculty : Mathematics and Informatics Computer Science, Information Technology, Mathematics
Faculty : Modern Languages Applied Linguistics, Bulgarian, Central European Studies, Classical Languages, English, English Studies, French, French Studies, German, Germanic Studies, Information Sciences, Library Science, Linguistics, Literature, Oriental Languages, Philology, Romance Languages, Russian, Slavic Languages
Faculty : Orthodox Theology Bible, Orthodox Theology, Religious Art, Theology
Faculty : Philosophy Cultural Studies, Foreign Languages Education, Philosophy, Political Sciences, Psychology, Sociology

General information

Alternative names UVT
Великотърновски университет „Св. св. Кирил и Методий“
Founded 1963
Accreditation National Evaluation and Accreditation Agency (NEAA)

Location and contacts

Address "Teodosiy Tarnovski" 2
Véliko Turnovo, 5003
City population 71,000

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