Schools and departments

School of Business and Marketing: A business degree at VUM

Business and business-related subjects (such as the FAME group finance, accounting, management and economics) are among the most popular fields of study at universities worldwide, especially for graduates. You might have some vague ideas about why this is the case that business graduates are in high demand worldwide. Business touches on pretty much every aspect of modern human society, careers with a business degree are diverse and often highly paid and these assumptions are likely to be largely true.(

Our highly international orientation, innovative curriculum and scientific achievements – a result of our solid business contacts – guarantee an advanced base of theoretical knowledge and practical skills in a wide array. At VUM you can specialize your business studies in marketing, management, finance and trade, business administration, HR.

Undregraduate Courses:
Business Administration
Marketing and management
International Finance and Trade
International Finances and Trade

Postgraduate Course:
Master of Business Administration

School of Computer Sciences: transforming humanity with VUM

Computer Science is about understanding computer systems and networks at a deep level. Computers and the programs they run are among the most complex products ever created; designing and using them effectively presents immense challenges.

By joining our School of Computer sciences, you will gain knowledge of the latest technologies and a grounding in the underlying principles of computer science and its core subjects, which will enable you resolve these immense challenges.

You will also join a family of innovators and forward thinkers who are engaged in transforming humanity with their innovations.

Undergraduate Courses:
Business Information Systems
Software Systems and technologies

School of Hospitality and Tourism Management: A bright future in Hospitality and Tourism with VUM

According to the 2009 Trends & Statistics survey by the British Hospitality Association (BHA), around 1.9 million people now work in the industry.
The chances are, if you are reading this, you’re one of them!

Yes, the shifts can be long and tiring, but you will rarely find someone with a hospitality job who doesn’t have a passion for it. Here are just ten of the reasons why a career in hospitality is well, “great!”: you make people’s day, it’s creative, it opens a door to the world, there’s no need to get stuck, you can take on early responsibility, not 9-5, clear route in, great perks, great atmosphere, it’s a safe bet.

VUM has long traditions in developing hospitality leaders since 1996. VUM has been the first higher school in Bulgaria which presents unique teaching techniques as problem-based learning and case-based learning and also the first university which presents joint degree programmes with renowned universities from the Netherlands, United Kingdom, Switzerland, France and more. Our graduates have been the change agents of Bulgarian hospitality industry and real assets for the hotel chains they have develop careers with around the globe.

Undergraduate courses:
Hospitality Management

Marketing and Management of the tourist services

Postgraduate courses:
MSc International Hospitality and Tourism Management

International Cooperation Department

Home away from home

The International Cooperation department addresses and helps with all non-academic issues of mainly international students. Our doors are always open and we are always happy to provide support, advice and guidance to students.

The International Cooperation Department is also the place where students can learn about the Erasmus+ programme and apply for studies or an internship in a university of their choice that VUM has an agreement with. The Erasmus+ programme provides the invaluable opportunity to students all over the world to obtain theoretical and practical knowledge abroad. Experience like this helps students broaden their horizons and gives them the opportunity to explore different countries and cultures.

Student Affairs Department

The Student Affairs Office is a central point for information and advice for all students. The office provides help with a huge range of issues including examinations, certificates, transcripts, and sources of funding, fees payment, registration and more. If you need any advice on any of the practical matters of University life or just do not know where to go for further information, you should contact the Student Affairs Office.

Career Centre

The Career centre of Varna University of Management was founded in 2006 Academic Year. Since then, we have been preparing undergraduates, graduates, and alumni to make informed decisions about their futures by providing resources, programs, and counselling on career development, internships, employment, and continuing education.

Varna University of Management offers students a different style and type of learning. It strives to establish a good balance between theoretical and practical skills. It encourages students to put theory into practice by demonstrating the skills they have developed in real-life situations – either in VUM’s training facilities or in various companies VUM has business relationships with.

Department for Modern Education

The capabilities and experience in the development of managerial competence in business by Varna University of Management are giving grounds for a number of initiatives in support of the educational institutions and their managers and teachers against the outlined field of problems. Similar supportive role is undertaken by the Department of modern education. 

The objectives of the Department of Education are specified with the foundations of a school of Master classes for dialogue between management and education in the following areas:

  • training course for postgraduate professional qualification “teacher” for graduates and students enrolled in programmes in economics
  • qualification courses for teachers and principals of schools in the field of managerial competence in the educational institutions and the classroom
  • courses in foreign language and methodology of teaching subjects in a foreign language
  • Youth Entrepreneurship Camp for high school students in cooperation with teachers, students and academics