Software Systems and Technologies

Why Software Systems and Technologies at VUM?

The first in Bulgaria Software Systems and Technologies program, compliant with the international standards of the world’s largest association of professionals in this field IEEE!

✔️ Varna University of Management (VUM) is among the leading educational institutions offering a modern educational program in software engineering in Bulgaria. The language of instruction is English and students complete their education with two degrees. Upon successful graduation and meeting the requirements of our strategic academic partner Cardiff Metropolitan University, UK, along with their Bulgarian degree in Software Systems and Technologies from VUM, they are awarded a British Degree BSc(Hons) in Software Engineering.

✔️ The Software Systems and Technologies program focuses on programming languages, operating systems, and advanced data structures. It combines theoretical and practical training by providing a complete industrial simulation, which helps to graduate highly qualified software engineers with all the necessary knowledge and skills for successful implementation.

✔️ The Programme is aimed at giving the students solid foundation in the field of computer engineering in order to start a job as a professional software engineers and developers.

✔️ Annually, VUM synchronizes the curriculum with leading universities and industry leaders.

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

✔️ Тhe majority of students in the Software Systems and Technologies. Programme get a job in the field after the first year of their education, and soon after graduation they already occupy strategic or leadership positions.

✔️ It is a full-time program, that can be easily combined with work. The lectures are held from 18:00 to 21:00 on weekdays and from 09:00 to 16:00 on Saturday.

Important information

The courses are taught entirely in English. Classes are small and encourage crosscultural dialogue and personal connections. As a leading business school in Eastern Europe, VUM has the exceptional privilege to educate students from start to graduation in programmes leading to Cardiff Metropolitan University’s British degree. And this is without the usual requirement for students to spend a year in the UK. VUM students follow a synchronized curriculum with Cardiff Metropolitan University and have to meet the same high standards in learning and examinations.


Place of study


Language of instruction


Beginning of the learning process
October / February


Duration of training
3 years (6 semesters)

Scholarships, fees and student loans

Detailed information on scholarship opportunities, semester tuition fees and student loans

Admission Requirements

We at VUM offer short and clear steps for admission of candidates. The main requirements for students are high motivation, good results from the high school diploma and a good level of English language proficiency.
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.


Career development

✔️ Studying in Software Systems and Technologies program gives many advantages, the most significant of which are the numerous career opportunities, a consequence of the greatly increased in recent years demand for professionals in the field of Software Systems and Technologies..

✔️ Successful graduates of this program can find professional development in areas such as design and implementation of software systems. They can put into practice the studied modern practices and modern means for specification, design, coding, testing and implementation of modern software systems. They could work as software engineers, software developers, network administrators and business analysts in various organizations, where they can update software systems, take care of network security and troubleshoot software problems in network systems.

✔️ VUM prepares its students for the highly competitive labor market by providing them with practical advice, guidance and career development opportunities. The university maintains excellent relations with business in Bulgaria, Europe, USA, etc., which is a prerequisite for conducting practice and future realization of students in various partner institutions and organizations around the world.