University of Economics – Varna


University of Economics – Varna Organisational Structure

Undergraduate students may pursue their degrees in four faculties: the Faculty of Finance and Accounting, the Faculty of Economics, the Faculty of Management and the Faculty of IT.

A faculty is governed by its general assembly, faculty council and dean and it consists of departments.

The departments provide student training and do research in related degree programmes and they are governed by department councils and Heads of Department.

The College of Tourism – Varna is an integral part of University of Economics – Varna. Its predecessor was the International Tourism Institute, which was established in 1963 as Bulgaria’s first higher school that specialised in training professionals in the tourism, hospitality and leisure industries.

The College trains executive and middle management in three vocational programmes: Tourism Management, Leisure Management, and Hospitality Management.

College graduates receive vocational bachelor degrees, fully compliant with the European standards of vocational higher education in three years of training and 180 credits. Graduates may pursue vocational master degrees in Tourism:

University Centers

  • The Digital and Distance Learning Center is in charge of distance learning in the undergraduate and graduate degree programmes.
  • The Lifelong Learning Center administers lifelong training, foreign language training and teacher qualification courses.
  • The Careers, Entrepreneurship and Marketing Center
  • The Education Quality Center
  • The University Mediation Center is in charge of mediation as an alternative tool to deal with disputes arising from the educational, research and learning process.
  • The Information and Communication Technologies Center

Admin Offices and Divisions

  • The Rectorate
  • Student Affairs
  • Academic Affairs
  • International Relations
  • Research and PhD Programmes
  • Communication and Information Systems
  • Human Resources
  • Legal Services
  • IT Maintenance
  • Economic and Investment Operations
  • Finance and Accounting
  • Education Quality Assessment and Post-Accreditation Supervision
  • The Registry
  • Public Procurement
  • Computer Systems and Networks
  • Video and Telecommunication Systems
  • Management Analyses and Ratings
  • Public Relations
  • Advertising
  • Project Management
  • Alumni and Careers
  • The Career Center
  • Archives
  • University Site
  • Student Scholarships and Accommodation
  • The University Library
  • The University Publishing House
  • university research centers
  • The University Sports Center
  • laboratories and others

The university centers, admin offices and divisions support governance, faculties and departments in
charge of research and training.