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. 

Bulgarian Student Experience

"What I enjoy the most about the University of Portsmouth is that it teaches me how to apply theory in practice

The facilities provided are exceptional; we use the Bloomberg terminals which are the best providers of real-time financial data."

Monika Vladova

Course: MSc Economics, Finance and Banking Graduate
Country: Bulgaria

Monika Vladova from Bulgaria


Our International Officers are specialists in helping students from your region to apply and can answer any questions you might have. 

Contact Harry if you have any questions!

Our Representatives

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

Cool Travel Education Abroad

Central Office Sofia

59 Evlogi & Hristo Georgrevi blvd. 1000 Sofia
Contact person: Marieta Tasheva
Tel: +359 882 544 355
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Office Plovdiv

17 Krali Marko Str, 4000 Plovdiv
Contact person: Tatiana Stoimenova
Tel: +359 889 77 77 31

Office Veliko Tarnovo

16 Hristo Botev Str, 5000 Veliko Tarnovo
Contact person: Stoyan Stoyanov
Tel: +359 882 00 48 33

Office Burgas

99 Hristo Botev Str, 8000 Burgas
Contact person: Kristina Troyancheva
Tel: +359 886 77 77 19

Office Varna

75 Knyaz Boris I blvd, 9000 Varna
Contact person: Petya Ayvazova
Tel: +359 882 55 55 08

Office Stara Zagora

105 Tsar Simeon Veliki blvd, 6000 Stara Zagora
Contact person: Stefan Popov
Tel: +359 889 53 22 23

Office Blagoevgrad

15 Georgi Izmirliev - Makedoncheto sq, 2700 Blagoevgrad
Contact person: Aleksandar Barbutov
Tel: +359 882 54 34 44

Office Svishtov

20 Dimitar Anev Str, 5250 Svishtov
Contact person: Pavel Hristov
Tel: +359 889 77 77 64






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 

Integral Educational Programmes Ltd

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

Discovery Education Bulgaria 

11, Yuriy Venelin str. 
Plovdiv, 4000

Orange Education OOD

25A Cherni Vrah Blvd., Sofia, 1407
Contact person: Blagovest Minev
Tel: +359 290 46485