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Sofia
http://www.nbu.bg
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EUC Number (Charta): 85427
Erasmus Code: BG SOFIA02
New Bulgarian University was established on September 18, 1991 by decision of the Grand National Assembly. On July 5, 2001 NBU received institutional accreditation from the National Agency for Assessment and Accreditation for a maximum 5-year period, and in December 2006 received institutional accreditation for a maximum period. Since 2004, the NBU has been approved by The Open University in the UK, as an appropriate organisation to offer higher education programmes leading to Open University Validated Awards. The University in Bulgaria introduces first credit system, the teaching of professional degrees, bachelor's and master's degree, distance and continuing education. Personalities of world renown are honorary professors and honorary doctors of the NBU, including - Richard Rorty, Vera Mutafchieva, Julia Kristeva, Jean-Pierre Vernant , Milcho Leviev, Robert Young, Raina Kabaivanska, Lord Ralf Dahrendorf, Terry Eagleton and others.


MISSION

The mission of New Bulgarian University is:

to be an educational institution oriented to give its students autonomy towards building up the sense of entrepreneurship and responsibility
to be a place for those socially motivated in order to get ready to live in democracy, in a society of citizens, under the condition of market relations, integrated in Europe and the world.
to be liberal academic institution, based on the relationship between education, research and enterprise.
to provide interdisciplinary general and specialized education based on research and practice connection.


EDUCATIONAL PHILOSOPHY

NBU's educational philosophy is based on the idea of liberal education, connecting the acquisition of knowledge and professional specialization with general spiritual development.

ACADEMIC PROFILE

NBU determines its academic profile on:

sciences of man and society
natural sciences and new technologies
arts
1991

Network memberships

European Association of Erasmus Coordinators (EAEC)
European League of Institutes of the Arts (ELIA)
Leonardo Network for Academic Mobility (LEONET)

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