Study Culinary Arts in Eastern Europe

If you are considering studying Culinary Arts abroad you have to check the opportunities in Eastern Europe. You may be surprised by the diverse culinary programs, provided by the universities there. In Eastern Europe, you may receive a world-class education at a relatively low cost. Below are listed some of the advantages of studying in Eastern Europe.

The education is great

There are so many great culinary schools in Eastern Europe, providing a high-class education to students from all around the globe.

The first Central and Eastern European university which has introduced contemporary Culinary Arts Education is Varna University of Management, located in Bulgaria. The culinary arts are taught here for 8 years by a team of world-class professionals. The Bachelor’s programs here allow acquisition of higher education in the field of Hospitality and Culinary Arts, combining the development of both practical and theoretical skills.

It is cheap

The tuition costs in the Eastern European countries are likely to be much lower than in other parts of the world. And the living costs will definitely be lower than those in Western Europe or the United States.

If you select Varna University of Management in Bulgaria for your education, you will have to pay a tuition fee of 1959 EUR per semester. But if you are a good student you will receive a scholarship of up to 1000 EUR per semester.

The living costs in Bulgaria are low. For example, in the modern dormitory of Varna University of Management, the monthly rent is between 80 and 140 EUR, depending on the room type, including utilities, such as water and electricity. And the students in Varna have estimated their expenses for food at about 120 EUR per month. The students in Bulgaria have special discounts for travel, cinemas, museums, etc.

It is easy to mingle

The countries of Eastern Europe are becoming increasingly popular tourist and study destinations. Here you can find people from all over the world, especially if you select a more popular destination.

Varna is a famous Bulgarian resort, attracting tourists and students from all over the world. People here are nice and friendly, used to the huge number of tourists which visit the resort every summer to enjoy the endless sandy beaches and warm sea water. Most of the people in Varna speak English, so it will not be a problem to order a meal or ask for a direction. So if you select Varna University of Management as a place to study culinary arts you will be able to adjust fast and easy.

You can study in English, and at the same time – learn a new language

If you select a non-English speaking Eastern European country you will probably learn the local language, if you wish. Many universities which provide English taught classes to foreign students have included the local language in their program. In Varna University of Management, the students may learn Bulgarian for free, and the lessons are optional.


Read more about studying Gastronomy and Culinary Arts at Culinary Arts Institute at Varna University of Management