Training of admitted students

The Technical University of Gabrovo provides a preparatory Bulgarian language course for admitted international students. The training is carried out according to teaching documentation, consisting of a curriculum and study programmes. Its duration is not less than 9 months, with workload of 650 contact hours in Bulgarian language and 350 contact hours in specialized subjects (mathematics and physics for the engineering degree courses, and mathematics and English language for the social and economic degree courses).

The training in Bulgarian language is completed with a written and oral exam before an examination board. Students who complete the preparatory course successfully receive certificates.

Prospective students who speak Bulgarian are enrolled in the first year of the degree course they have chosen without sitting an entrance exam, after passing a Bulgarian language proficiency exam.

The Bachelor degree courses at the Technical University of Gabrovo are:

Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Electronics

Automation, Information and Control Systems

Electronics

Power Engineering and Electrical Equipment

Computer Systems and Technologies

Communication Equipment and Technologies

Faculty of Mechanical and Precision Engineering

Textile Design, Equipment and Technologies

Computer Design in Industry

Computer Technologies in Mechanical Engineering

Mechatronics

Heating, Ventilation, Air-conditioning and Gas Equipment

Environment Protection Equipment and Technologies

Material Science and Technologies

Faculty of Economics

Industrial Management

Economics of Commerce

Public Administration

Social Work

Management of Economy

The Master degree courses at the Technical University of Gabrovo are:

 Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Electronics

Automation, Information and Control Systems

Electronics

Automotive Electronics
Industrial Safety

Power Engineering and Electrical Equipment

Computer Systems and Technologies

Communication Equipment and Technologies

Faculty of Mechanical and Precision Engineering

Heating, Ventilation, Air-conditioning and Gas Equipment

Computer Technologies in Mechanical Engineering

Mechatronics

Textile Engineering and Technologies

Materials Science and Technologies

Hydraulic and Pneumatic Engineering

Faculty of Economics

Public Administration

Social Work

Management of Economy

Environment Protection and Sustainable Development

Industrial Management


Full-time and part-time training for attaining the degree of Bachelor lasts four years. If the bachelor degree holder wishes to acquire Master degree, the course of study is one and a half years (3 semesters) after completion of the Bachelor degree course. Enrolment is also possible in a Master degree course different from the degree course followed for attaining Bachelor degree. In this case the training starts with a preparatory semester for mastering major subjects that are formative for the degree course, and the overall duration of study is 5 semesters.

After the successful completion of a full course of study, the Technical University of Gabrovo issues an internationally recognized type of document – diploma for the degree of Bachelor or Master, and a European Diploma Supplement showing the number of academic hours and credits for each subject studied, as well as the grades.

Starting from academic year 2008/2009, the Technical University of Gabrovo offers training in English to international students in some of the degree courses.