Varna University of Management (VUM) has been recognized as 1 of the 3 best universities in Bulgaria according to the world ranking of The Times Higher Education for 2022. This is a sustainable trend for VUM to receive recognition and evaluation in international rankings. As you know, VUM is a private university among the other two state universities and is the only one in the ranking in Bulgaria. View the profile of VUM in the ranking.

We remind you some of our international awards and recognitions which we are extremely proud of:

“3 palm trees for excellent performance” among business schools in Eastern Europe;
4th place for MBA program in Eastern Europe according to;
8th place for general management in Eastern Europe according to;
14th place in the world for the master’s program “International Hospitality and Tourism Management” according to;

1st Place according to U – Multirank by criterion:
Quality of the study material, International orientation, The opportunity to study abroad, Student internships

1st Place according to U – Multirank by criterion:
Graduating students, Scientific publications, Student mobility, Foreign language programs

1st place in the world according to the ranking of U-Multirank According to the criterion “Student mobility”

According to the “Rating of Bulgarian higher education institution” by the Ministry of Education and Science:

1st place in the index of citations by scientific field (Scopus) in the fields of “Administration and Management” and “Tourism”; in Web science in the field of “Tourism”; average number of citations in documents in “Tourism”;
2nd place according to the following indicators: foreign students in the field of “Administration and Management” and research in the same field, articles in scientific journals (Web science) in the field of “Tourism”, average number of cited documents (Scoups) in the field of “Administration” and management. ”

VUM manages to cope with the difficult pandemic situation and the opportunity for private and quality education to continue to be successful and in the TOP preferences of students from various countries and Bulgaria in key areas. All this is thanks to the implemented: flexible teaching methods, innovative approach and professional lecturers closely related to real-life business ventures.

Two diplomas are equal to more chances for success with useful and obligatory internships! Think of the foundation of a prosperous future now! The educational programs are synchronized with Cardiff Metropolitan University in Great Britain and meet the strict requirements not only of the Bulgarian but also of the British higher education system.

Choose to study in 1 of our 3 campuses in Bulgaria – Varna, Dobrich or Sofia.

VUM is an officially accredited specialized higher school, with serial number 13, by the Ministry of Education and Science (MES) in Bulgaria, as well as by the British Accreditation Commission (BAC), established in 1984, a member of the European Association for Quality Assurance in higher education.

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By Admin