Would you like to enrich and develop your business knowledge and skills? Would you like to be placed in a perfect academic environment that will let you share and test new ideas with fellow students from all over the world? Would you like to obtain extra ECTS while having fun on the vibrant Bulgarian Black Sea coast?

If you answered ‘yes’ to any of these questions, you are only one step away to make it happen by joining our International Summer Programme!

5 REASONS TO CHOOSE VARNA UNIVERSITY OF MANAGEMENT

Varna University of Management ranks first in the world for student mobility according to U-Multirank. (For more information on the national and international VUM ranking, see here .)

VUM campuses have excellent location - our Dobrich campus is located just 30 km from the Black Sea coast and in close proximity to numerous tourist attractions such as ancient historical monuments, ancient royal residences, botanical and zoological parks and beach resorts . In addition, given the size of Bulgaria, students can easily get to the all of the main sights of it.

The lecturers in the International Summer programme have been carefully selected. All of them have a rich academic and non-academic business experience. Our students meet professors from three continents who enrich their professional and cultural development. Our teachers were recognized in Bulgaria and abroad for their achievements. Some of the books that they co-authored are being studied even at Harvard University. Numerous publications, which they have in written and web formats, guarantee the level of their academic experience.

VUM students from nearly 50 different countries. Our international student body will further enrich your cultural experience. During the Summer University you will meet people from Italy, China, India, Vietnam, Hungary, Belarus, Ukraine, Armenia and Georgia. And these are just some of them! After ESU in VUM you can easily call yourself a citizen of the world!

Compared with other European countries, Bulgaria probably has the most reasonable living expenses. In addition, spending on leisure, such as travel and entertainment, is considered quite affordable, and most of our students will take advantage of this (look here).

You can see pictures and videos from our previous Summer programs.

THE COURSES

The courses are taught in English. You will be able to receive ECTS credits by attending any of the courses.

The duration is from 01 June 2020 to 26 September 2020

Prerequisite: English language level equivalent to IELTS 6 or above.

Venue: VUM Campus in Dobrich

Language of instructions: English

 

Available modules:

  • Strategic Management (ECTS 4)
    • Dates: 01 – 13 June 2020
    • Target group: Master students in the fields of Business Administration and Management
  • Enterprise Resource Planning (ECTS 4)
    • Dates: 15 – 27 June 2020
    • Target group: Master students in the fields of Business Administration and Management
  • English Business Communication and Contemporary Global Issues (ECTS 4)
    • Dates: 14 – 26 September 2020
    • Target group: Undergraduate and master students from various backgrounds interested in improving their intercultural competence and in building global skills and knowledge

Participation fee for each one of the three modules:

    • Registration and tuition fees, and course materials: 250 EUR
    • Lunches and coffee breaks during the study days: 130 EUR
    • Accommodation at VUM Campus in Dobrich: 7 EUR per day in a double room; 10 EUR per day in a single room

 

  • Intercultural Engagement and Cultural Diversity (ECTS 16)
    • Dates: 20 July – 12 September 2020
    • Target group: Undergraduate and master students from various background interested in improving their intercultural competence and building global skills and knowledge

Participation fee for this module:

    • Registration and tuition fees waiver applies to all module applicants
    • Lunches and coffee breaks during the study days: 520 EUR
    • Accommodation at VUM Campus in Dobrich: 7 EUR per day in a double room; 10 EUR per day in a single room

 

As part of Get to Know Bulgaria with VUM!, various extracurricular programmes are planned for summer 2020. For more information on the planned destinations and prices, please check our Get to Know Bulgaria with VUM! Programme.

For more information on course content and learning outcomes, do not hesitate to contact us on info@vum.bg

 

 

 

HOW TO APPLY

Summer University 2017

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

EXPLORE SUMMER UNIVERSITY

Summer University 2017

VUM has rich experience in welcoming students for different Summer programmes. For the Summer University 2017 we received students from countries, such as Italy, China, Vietnam, Malaysia, Hungary, Kazakhstan, Belarus, Moldova, Ukraine, Armenia and Georgia.

THE LOCATION

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LOCATION: Bulgaria, Dobrich (30 minutes drive from the Black Sea Coast) Dobrich is one of the ten largest cities in Bulgaria.

THE LECTURERS

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Here are the profiles of the head academics at European Summer University at VUM.