Upon successful completion of the first year, VUM provides its students with the following two options:
- To enroll in a summer course in English in order to increase the language level - for all students in the program in Bulgarian or Russian:
- To go on an internship - for students who have successfully completed a program in English.
(in Bulgaria / Abroad)
Students who decide to graduate with two degrees must continue their education entirely in English. Those who decide to graduate only with a Bulgarian diploma continue their education in Bulgarian.
VUM students who choose the option to spend the second academic year in Bulgaria must attend classes in their chosen initial corpus of study - Varna, Dobrich or Sofia;
Those who have decided that they want to gain more international experience have the opportunity to choose and apply for training at a partner university of the Higher School of Management, with a destination under the Erasmus + program or student mobility:
- Opportunity for exchange under the Erasmus + program
VUM offers its students a wide range of mobility opportunities for study at more than ninety partner universities in the European Union, Norway and Turkey, as well as mobility for internships in companies from the European Union. The minimum duration is 90 days and the maximum - up to 12 months. The program provides financial support to students traveling for internships or training. Only full-time students can benefit from this mobility, as one of the conditions for application is the payment of full semester and registration fees at VUM.
- Student mobility on 3 continents - Asia, South America or Africa
The duration of intercontinental student mobility varies between 90 days and 12 months. According to the agreements concluded between VUM and the partner university, students can apply for additional scholarships and subsidies to cover part of the cost of living in the chosen destination. All interested students can get more information about destinations and universities for student mobility from the International Office of VUM.
After the successful completion of the second academic year, VUM provides its students with two options:
- To enroll in a summer course in English in order to increase the language level for all students who have been enrolled in a program in Bulgarian;
- Sending an internship.
To continue his education in one of the buildings of VUM (Varna, Dobrich or Sofia) in order to graduate after the fourth year with a Bulgarian diploma for educational qualification degree Bachelor. Despite the student's decision to study in the fourth academic year, after successfully graduating at the end of the third year, he will receive his British bachelor's degree, officially issued by Cardiff Metropolitan University.
To go on a business internship lasting from 8 to 12 months, a time during which he must write and send to VUM reports related to the internship.
To shorten the time for his studies, after the successful completion of the third academic year he decided to graduate and receive a Bulgarian diploma for educational qualification degree Professional Bachelor, issued by the Higher School of Management, as well as a British Bachelor's degree issued by Cardiff Metropolitan University.
To transfer to one of the partner universities of the Higher School of Management and graduate with two bachelor's degrees - one Bulgarian and one foreign. More information on transfer options can be found here.
Students who have decided to continue their studies in the 4th academic year at VUM can choose one of the following two options:
- To enroll in a summer course in English in order to increase the language level for students who have been enrolled in a program in Bulgarian;
- Sending an internship.
Students returning from their business experience lasting 8 to 12 months during the third academic year can continue their studies and graduate with a British Bachelor's degree from Cardiff Metropolitan University, as well as a Bulgarian diploma for Bachelor's degree, issued by the Higher School of Management;
To be transferred to one of the partner universities of the Higher School of Management and to graduate with two bachelor's degrees - one Bulgarian and one foreign. More information on transfer options can be found here.
Thus, the graduates of the Higher School of Management face their new life opportunities:
To start their career realization with a flying start;
To continue their education in with the most appropriate master's program. More details about the master's programs offered by VUM can be found here
Whichever option the student chooses, the VUM team will always support him for the realization of his dreams! Success!