International Students


Entry Requirements

We are happy to consider overseas applications on a case by case basis. As a general guide:

Applying for a BA/BSc Degree:

Diploma za Sredno Obrazovanie - with a score between 5.4 and 5.5 including State Exam for most courses.

Applying for an MA/MSc Degree:

Bachelor Degree with a minimum of 4.8. The exact grade will depend on the specific degree course you are applying for. Some courses will also require you to have studied relevant subjects. Please see our courses for more details.

English Language requirements:

We accept IELTS, TOEFL, IGCSE and several other certificates. The required score will depend on your level of entry and your chosen course. Please visit English language requirements for more details. For information on examination dates, please visit the British Council Bulgaria website.


Our International Officers travel to Bulgaria regularly for Education Fairs, visits to agents and other events. These are great opportunities to speak to us about applying to study at the University of Portsmouth and it would be great to meet you there!

See our upcoming events below, or check our events page for full listings. 

Our Representatives

If you would like to apply to study at the University of Portsmouth, please contact one of our representatives for your country:


4 Sveta Nedelya Sq., 1000 Sofia
Tel: +359 2 988 0340
Fax: +359 2 988 1082

Edlanta - Education Abroad

3 Vasil Levski Blvd., Fl.1 Ap.1, Sofia 1142
Contact person: Maria Kirilova
Tel: +359 2 986 4001
Fax: +359 2 986 5482

26 Vardar Str., Business Centre 'Sun City'
Flr 1, Office 2, 8000 Burgas
Tel: +359 56 530800
Mobile: +359 884 608419

128 Tzar Boris 3 Obeinitel Blvd, Flr 1, 4000 Plovdiv
Tel: +359 32 660630
Mobile: +359 886 948880 



International University College, Sofia

6-ti Septemvri Str. No 7, Sofia 100
Contact Person: Dr Vesselin Blagoev
Tel: +359 2 981 2740 or +359 2 981 4140

Integral Educational Programmes Ltd

99 Evlogi Georgiev Blv, Sofia 1142
Contact: Ms Stefka Zlateva
Tel: +359 2 950 5555
Fax: +359 2 950 5570