2 million+ students
helped annually

Subscribe Today

For exclusive college and grad school planning content.

Subscribe Today

For more exclusive college and grad school planning content.

100+ guides
available for free

7+ years
worth of content

2 million+ students
helped until now

Statistics10% more international students in 2017/18 than in 2016/17 in Bulgaria

10% more international students in 2017/18 than in 2016/17 in Bulgaria

The number of international students increased by 10% this year when compared with the past academic year, the statistics show.

Bulgaria can easily be added to the long list of countries that are experiencing a growth in foreign students. As the official statistics show Bulgarian universities are welcoming an increased number of international students.

The official statistics body in Bulgaria has lately revealed the figures of international students. In the ongoing academic year, its universities are dealing with 10% more international students than a year ago.

According to the National Statistics Institute in Bulgaria, in the 217/18 academic year, 14,212 foreign students are attending university or a specialized high school. Compared to 12,916 international students in 2016/17 this means an increase of 10%.

The largest group of international students in Bulgaria was Greek students. They amounted to almost a quarter of foreigner students. The UK students were the second largest group sharing 14.1% of international students, followed by Turkish (10.5%), Germany (8.6%) and Ukraine (5.4%).

The NSI told that PhD students counted for 8.1% (529) of the total number of foreigners. Most of them came from Greece (26.8%), Turkey (14%) and Kazakhstan (8.9%).

Latest article

Featured Guides You Should Read

How to Choose an MBA Program: 9 Things to Consider

Choosing the right MBA program starts with knowing your goals well, especially your career objectives. Take time to think about where you see yourself professionally...

Best MBA in Cybersecurity Programs (2024)

If you're considering advancing your career in cybersecurity, an MBA might be just what you need. Unlike a master's degree, an MBA equips you...

Best US States for International Students (2024)

Studying in the United States is an experience like no other, which is why the country attracts students from all corners of the globe....

Best MBA in Finance Programs (2024)

Pursuing an MBA in Finance goes beyond mere number crunching; it's about learning to decipher the pulse of global markets, anticipating trends, and shaping...