Why Pedagogy of Teaching in Economics and Management at VUM?

✔️ Varna University of Management (VUM) is among the leading educational institutions offering an educational program in international business and management in Bulgaria. With the current specialty VUM invests its internationally recognized educational experience in the development of secondary school teachers in Bulgaria with modern knowledge of international business, practical experience and vision for the development of the economy and management in a global aspect.

✔️ The specialty Pedagogy of teaching in economics and management is suitable for you if you see your vocation in the education of young people in Bulgaria by modern methods, but also in practice - in real business and dynamic corporate environment.

✔️ The program builds leaders capable of discussing economic, cultural, ethical and social issues related to international business and proposing policies regarding corporate social responsibility. Students acquire important theoretical knowledge in the fields of economics, management and behavioral sciences, finance, human resources, marketing and entrepreneurship, information technology, business innovation, and with them psychology, educational policies, pedagogical sociology and many others. The problem-based and case-based learning techniques that are applied during the training course are related to the actual business practice and its transfer to the school environment, and lead to the construction of creativity and innovative thinking in solving practical problems.

✔️ VUM has a rich and diverse network of partners, where our students can conduct the mandatory internship provided in the curriculum. In this way they get a real opportunity to make contacts, to gain skills and experience in a real environment and to lay the foundations for their future successful pedagogical realization.

Important information

Place of study


Language of instruction


Beginning of the learning process


Duration of training

3 years (6 semesters)

Educational qualification degree

Professional Bachelor

Scholarships, fees, and student loans Semester fee: 750 euros Detailed information on scholarship opportunities, semester tuition fees and student loans can be found via the button below. Each student has the opportunity to study two specialties at the same time (Pedagogy + other specialty: 1500 EUR / semester)
Admission Requirements We at VUM offer short and clear steps for admission of candidates. The main requirements for students are high motivation and good results from the high school diploma. Proficiency in English is recommended, but not required. To apply, fill out this Form and send it to admissions@vum.bg . In the process of admission Varna University of Management strictly follows the rules and regulations of the Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Bulgaria.


The program has a regular form of training, suitable for employees. The lectures are held according to a pre-approved schedule.

First yearSecond yearThird year
  • Economics (10 ECTS)
  • Human Resources Management (5 ECTS)
  • Methodology of teaching economics and management (10 ECTS)
  • Psychology (5 ECTS)
  • Organizational Behavior (5 ECTS)
  • International Business and Cultural Differences (5 ECTS)
  • Business Communications (5 ECTS)
  • Inclusive education (5 ECTS)
  • Hospitality (5 ECTS)
  • Accounting and Finance (5 ECTS)
  • Marketing Research (5 ECTS)
  • English (5 ECTS)
  • Management (5 ECTS)
  • Intercultural Education (5 ECTS)
  • Physical education and sports
  • Pedagogy (10 ECTS)
  • Entrepreneurship and Project Management (5 ECTS)
  • Current pedagogical practice (5 ECTS)
  • Information and communication technologies in learning and working in a digital environment (5 ECTS)
  • English (5 ECTS)
  • Internship (10 ECTS)
  • Marketing and Business Environment (5 ECTS)
  • Second foreign language (5 ECTS)
  • Optional course (3 ECTS)
  • English (5 ECTS)
  • Physical education and sports
  • State (practical-applied) exam and diploma work (10 ECTS)
  • Second foreign language (5 ECTS)
  • Summer Internship II (10 ECTS)
  • Physical education and sports
  • Summer Internship I (10 ECTS)

Career development

✔️ Completion of the specialty Pedagogy of teaching in economics and management gives many advantages, the most significant of which are the opportunity for a career in both business and education.

✔️ Training in this specialty creates an opportunity for professional realization in the management of small and medium enterprises, holding managerial positions in areas such as strategic management and marketing, international business planning, human resources, brand management, sales, finance and many other areas. But at the same time, the graduates have the opportunity to realize themselves in the field of education without the need for additional professional qualification.

✔️ Successful graduates will be prepared for the profession of Teacher of Economics and Management in high schools in Bulgaria.

✔️ VUM prepares its students for the highly competitive labor market by providing them with practical advice, guidance and opportunities for career development. Internships in secondary schools and hospice (lesson observation) are an integral part of the specialty training. The university also maintains excellent relations with business in Bulgaria and abroad, which is a prerequisite for conducting practice and future realization of students in various partner institutions and organizations around the world.



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