Agricultural University of Plovdiv

country rank  24
world rank  7321

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University Overview

Established in 1945, Agricultural University of Plovdiv is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the small city of Plovdiv (population range of 250,000-499,999 inhabitants). Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministry of Education and Science, Bulgaria, Agricultural University of Plovdiv (AU) is a small (EduListing enrollment range: 2,000-2,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Agricultural University of Plovdiv (AU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the EduListing degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 75 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. The admission rate range is 20-30% making this Bulgarian higher education organization a very selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name Аграрен университет - Пловдив
Acronym AU
Founded 1945 Established in 1945 with the name Higher Institute of Agriculture. In 2001 the name and status changed into Plovdiv Agricultural University.

University Location

Address 12 Mendeleev Str.
Plovdiv (population range: 250,000-499,999)
4000 Plovdiv
T +359 (32) 633 232
F +359 (32) 633 157

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations
Admission Rate 20-30%
Admission Office 12 Mendeleev Str.
Plovdiv 4000
+359 (32) 654 200

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 2,000-2,999
Academic Staff 200-299
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Not reported


Institutional Accreditation

Ministry of Education and Science, Bulgaria

Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • National Evaluation and Accreditation Agency-Bulgaria

Memberships and Affiliations

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