Veliko Tarnovo University

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The St. Cyril and St. Methodius University of Veliko Tarnovo (Bulgarian ??????????????? ??????????? „??. ??. ????? ? ???????“) is a Bulgarian university based in the city of Veliko Tarnovo. It was established on 15 September 1963 as a pedagogical institute. The university is the second largest in Bulgaria after Sofia University. It is named after the creators of the Bulgarian alphabet St. Cyril and St. Methodius. The first four disciplines were Bulgarian Philology, Russian Philology, History, and Arts. Since then, the university has grown to become the largest one outside Sofia, with over 60 different disciplines in 8 faculties being available to students, as well as two colleges in Pleven and Vratsa.


The university is divided into 7 faculties:

  • Faculty of Economics
  • Faculty of Education
  • Faculty of Fine Arts
  • Faculty of History
  • Faculty of Law
  • Faculty of Modern Languages
  • Faculty of Orthodox Theology
  • Faculty of Philosophy
  • Faculty of Mathematics and Informatics

See also

  • Balkan Universities Network
  • List of colleges and universities

External links

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