Varna Free University "Chernorizets Hrabar" Rankings

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Rank Ranking
#5487 of 14,131 In the World
#1359 of 2,785 In Europe
#22 of 47 In Bulgaria
#4 of 5 In Varna

Quick Review

Enrollment
10,000
Type
For-profit
Funding
Private
Highest Degree
Bachelor
Website
vfu.bg
Languages
Bulgarian;English;Russian
Acceptance rate
70%*

* Varna Free University "Chernorizets Hrabar" is among the institutions that don't provide data on acceptance rates. This might happen because a university has programs where an applicant only needs to meet admission requirements to enroll and doesn't necessarily competes 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)
Academic CalendarOctober to June (October - January; February-June)
Enrollment10,000
Full time employee150
Student:staff ratio67:1

Publications & Citations

Publications
89
Citations
396

Varna Free University "Chernorizets Hrabar" majors

by publication & citation count

Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
34 / 80
Political Science
22 / 49
Business
19 / 26
Economics
15 / 38
Medicine
12 / 3
Psychology
9 / 20
Computer Science
8 / 3
Environmental Science
8 / 268
Law
6 / 0
Geography and Cartography
5 / 22
Public Policy / Administration
5 / 9
Project Management
4 / 10
Development Studies
4 / 29
Environmental Management
4 / 245
Communications and Public Relations
4 / 3
Mathematics
4 / 2
Econometrics and Mathematical Economics
3 / 2
Art & Design
3 / 0
Social Psychology
3 / 1
Engineering
3 / 12
Sociology
3 / 0
Anatomy and Physiology
2 / 0
Demography
2 / 12
International Relations and Diplomacy
2 / 0
Health Science
2 / 0
Hospitality and Hotel Management
2 / 0
Negotiation and Conflict Resolution
2 / 10
Management Information Systems
2 / 0
Artificial Intelligence (AI)
2 / 0
International Business
2 / 7
Clinical Psychology
2 / 0
Construction Management
1 / 0
Actuarial Science
1 / 0
Data Science
1 / 0
Physical Therapy
1 / 2
International Trade
1 / 6
Obstetrics and Gynecology (OB-GYN)
1 / 0
Finance
1 / 0
Systems Engineering
1 / 0
Classics and Ancient History
1 / 0

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
2003 2 2
2004 1 1
2005 0 0
2006 2 1
2007 3 1
2008 1 0
2009 0 2
2010 0 8
2011 0 0
2012 2 1
2013 3 6
2014 8 13
2015 9 27
2016 11 50
2017 21 35
2018 13 44
2019 19 78
2020 12 75
2021 10 91

Tuition

International studetns Bachelor, 1,250 per semester (full-time) and 1,250 per semester 'part-time); Master, 1,500 per annum; Ph.D., 3,100 (full-time) and 2,100 per annum (part-time) (EUR)
Local studetns 2,000-2,500 per annum (EUR)

Varna Free University "Chernorizets Hrabar" has 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 +
Bakalavr Administration, Architecture, Business Administration, Civil Engineering, Civil Security, Computer Science, Construction Engineering, Criminology, Design, Fashion Design, Fire Science, Graphic Design, Interior Design, International Business, International Law, International Relations and Diplomacy, Justice Administration, Management, Political Sciences, Protective Services, Psychology, Public Administration, Sports Management, Tourism, Water Management
Magistr Administration, Architecture, Art Management, Civil Engineering, Civil Security, Computer Science, Dance, Economics, Fashion Design, International Law, Law, Management, Political Sciences, Protective Services, Psychology, Public Health
Doktor Administrative Law, Architectural and Environmental Design, Architecture, Building Technologies, Civil Engineering, Civil Law, Civil Security, Computer Science, Constitutional Law, Construction Engineering, Criminal Law, Criminology, Dance, Developmental Psychology, Economics, Educational Psychology, Fire Science, Forensic Medicine and Dentistry, Industrial and Production Economics, Industrial Management, Information Technology, Interior Design, International Economics, International Law, International Relations and Diplomacy, Landscape Architecture, Management, Political Sciences, Psychology, Public Law, Safety Engineering, Structural Architecture, Town Planning

Notable alumni

  1. Liliana Pavlova

    Liliana Pavlova
    Born in
    Bulgaria Flag Bulgaria
    Years
    1977-.. (age 45)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Lilyana Pavlova Nikolova is a Bulgarian politician from the GERB party who served as Minister of Regional Development and Public Works in Boyko Borisov's first and second cabinet and as Minister of Bulgaria's Presidency of the Council of the European Union in Borisov's third cabinet.

  2. Pavel Tsvetkov

    Pavel Tsvetkov
    Born in
    Bulgaria Flag Bulgaria
    Years
    1971-.. (age 51)
    Occupations
    writerpoetschool teacher
    Biography

    Pavel Chavdarov Tsvetkov is a Bulgarian poet and writer, best known for his Desperate Love poetry collection and the essay "Exules Suo Voluntate: Roots and Fruits of Bulgarian National Nihilism".

General info

Alternative names VFU
Варненски свободен университет "Черноризец Храбър"
Founded 1991
Accreditation National Evaluation and Accreditation Agency (NEAA)
Motto Where your dreams begin?
Affiliations and memberships European University Association (EUA)

Location and Contacts

Address Golden Sands Resort
Varna, Varna, 9007
Bulgaria
City population 368,000
Phone +359 (52) 356 088
Fax +359 (52) 359 523

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