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5-3 Bulgarian University Degree Equivalency




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This article is from the Bulgaria FAQ, by Dragomir R. Radev radev@tune.cs.columbia.edu with numerous contributions by others.

5-3 Bulgarian University Degree Equivalency

(by gopher://rodent.cis.umn.edu:11131/00/Country_Sheets/Bulgaria)

BULGARIA

RECOMMENDATION

Look for an average of 5 or "very good" for admission. Class rank, if
available, would also be of assistance.

GRADING SYSTEM

6 = Excellent (otlichen)
5 = Very good (mnogo dob'r)
4 = Good (dob'r)
3 = Average (sreden)
2 = Poor (slab)
1 = Very Poor (losh)

OTHER INFORMATION

Requirement for Admission:
University degree (diploma of specialist) or professional title based on
curricula of four years or longer. The duration of the primary-secondary
program of education is usually 11 years.

Exceptional Institutions:
University of Sofia
Higher Medical Institute of Sofia
Higher Institute of Architecture and Construction in Sofia
Higher Institute of Mechanical and Electrical Engineering in Sofia

Diplomas from the above institutions are considered exceptionally good. There
are many other higher educational institutions, including mechanical,
electrical, civil and chemical engineering institutes, and institutes of
mining, forestry, economics, and education, as well as the University of
Plodiv and the University of "Cyril and Methodius."

Graduate Degrees:
Candidate of Science (kandidat na naukite) granted on basis of research and
thesis, usually requires three years beyond the undergraduate degree. Doctor
of Science (doktor na naukite) granted on basis of original and significant
scholarship. Both degrees are awarded by the Higher Commission for Diplomas.

 

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