Being a spiritual descendant and successor of the ideas and heritage of the national enlighteners, who founded in Gabrovo the first Bulgarian secular school, today the Technical University of Gabrovo successfully blends the traditions of the past with the potentials of the present in the area of education and science. It is a renowned academic and research center, which provides high-quality training in conformity with the labour market needs for modern broad-profile Bachelor degrees, as well as modern Master and Doctor Degrees in the field of engineering and technologies, business and social sciences. A guarantee for this is the institutional accreditation of the university and the programme accreditation of the degree courses in the professional trends for Bachelor and Master and the research programmes for Ph.D. degree, granted by the National Evaluation and Accreditation Agency. The quality management system implemented for the training, research and academic staff of the university has been certified according to ISO 9001:2000, ISO 9001:2008 and ISO 9001:2015 by DQS GmbH and IQNet. The Technical University of Gabrovo has been accredited by the European Society for Engineering Education IGIP and by the European Federation of National Engineering Associations FEANI.
The educational and research activities at the university are carried out by a highly-qualified academic staff of 240 people. Using the latest teaching methods, abundant material resources and social acquisitions, the lecturers provide excellent conditions for learning and personal development on the part of the students.
The university is actively involved in the European educational and research programmes and carries out fruitful and efficient cooperation with Bulgarian and foreign universities.
The Technical University of Gabrovo takes pride in its tens of thousands of graduates, who pursue successful careers in this country and abroad and contribute to the development of modern society.