Bulgaria has been a full member of the Bologna Process / European Higher Education Area since 1999.


National Report


Responsible national authority

Ministry of Education and Science



Recognised higher education institutions

Ministry of Education and Science

The University Ranking System



Quality assurance

National Agency for Assessment and Accreditation



Academic recognition body/ bodies

National Center for Academic Recognition and Mobility



Qualifications framework

The National Qualifications Framework



National students' organisation




National Rectors' Conference

Bulgaria Universities Rectors’ Conference 





National Employers' representatives organisation

Bulgarian Industrial Association

Bulgarian Chamber of Commerce and Industry

Association of Industrial Capital in Bulgaria

Confederation of Employers and Industrialists in Bulgaria



EU education programmes' contact person

Lifelong learning programme / Erasmus national agency

Center for Human Resources Development