Robert Gordon University has been delighted to watch the number of Bulgarian students we welcome each year grow since 2007.

Bulgaria flag 152The range of subjects our Bulgarian students chose to study is varied but amongst the most popular are Business, Architecture & Construction and Biomedical, Laboratory and Sports Sciences.

Many of our Bulgarian students choose now to consider Aberdeen as a home away from home; with several continuing to do postgraduate study here upon completing their undergraduate studies with us.

Please note when applying to a Scottish university for the purposes of funding you will be considered as an ‘EU' student, and not ‘overseas' or ‘international'.

Entry Requirements

The following information is for guidance only and should be used together with the University's general entrance requirements and any specific degree programme requirements.

Applications are considered on an individual basis and other qualifications / work experience may be taken into consideration.

Post Graduate Courses

  • Students applying from Bulgaria are expected to have a Bachelors degree     
  • The grade should be ‘Dobur’ or 4 or better.

 Undergraduate Courses

  • Students with qualifications from any European or International high school are expected to have results comparable to students from UK institutions.
  • For Bulgarian students, we require you have Diploma of Completed Secondary Education. Our UG Admissions team will tell you what overall average, and subject specific, grades you require upon application.

Visits to Bulgaria

Forthcoming visits to Bulgaria can be found on the International Visits page.

Representatives in Bulgaria

We have an excellent relationship with our education agent from Bulgaria who is responsible for handling enquiries and assisting you with the submission of your application to Robert Gordon University.

EDLANTA - Education Abroad
Tel: +359 2 986 4001


Undergraduate Level

If you are classed as being ordinarily resident in Scotland or another European Union (EU) country outside the UK, and are going to be studying full-time, you will not be required to pay tuition fees. All tuition fees will be paid on your behalf by the Scottish Government through the Student Awards Agency for Scotland (SAAS). Students must apply for this funding on a yearly basis.

Postgraduate Level

All European Union (EU) students studying a Postgraduate degree programme will be required to pay the European Union tuition fee for their programme.

Most Popular Distance Learning Courses

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