University of Economics – Varna

International Economic Relations

Degree: Bachelor

Type of education: Full-time

Number of semesters: 8

Professional qualification: Economics

Professional field: ECONOMICS

First year: 2019

Faculty: Faculty of Management
Duration: 4 years
Language: Bulgarian
Mode of study: Full-time

Specific courses:

  • International Economics;
  • International Business;
  • Foreign Trade Policy;
  • Developments on International Markets and Pricing;
  • Diplomatic Relations;
  • Project Management;
  • Economic Analysis of International Companies;
  • International Marketing and Advertising;
  • International Finance;
  • Comparative Economic Systems;
  • International Logistics;
  • European Economic Integration;
  • International Management;
  • Business Practice.

Expected knowledge and skills after acquiring qualification:
This programme is focused on building competences and skills to manage the company’s business related to globalization process. The future specialists are trained to develop strategies and plans to launch products in international markets, manage financial resources and relations with international partners.

Employment opportunities upon graduation:
Successfully graduated students are able to find employment in:

  • all economic entities, establishing and maintaining international relations in the field of foreign trade;
  • international banking;
  • exchange of services;
  • international transport and forwarding;
  • international insurance;
  • representative offices of foreign companies;
  • international companies;
  • international tourism;
  • international organizations, etc.
Programme
First year
2019
Studied subjects Semester Credits Type of grading Student involvement
Total Self-study Classes
CORE
Informatics 1 9 Exam 270 195 75
Microeconomics 1 9 Exam 270 195 75
Physical Education 1 1 Ongoing assessment 30 0 30
Applied Mathematics 1 9 Exam 270 195 75
Electives (1) 1 3 Ongoing assessment 90 60 30
Management Theory 2 9 Exam 270 195 75
Macroeconomics 2 9 Exam 270 195 75
Physical Education 2 1 Ongoing assessment 30 0 30
Principles of Law 2 9 Exam 270 195 75
Electives (1) 2 3 Ongoing assessment 90 60 30
Accounting Theory 3 9 Exam 270 195 75
Introduction to Finance 3 9 Exam 270 195 75
Electives (1) 3 4 Exam 120 60 60
Marketing 4 8 Exam 240 165 75
Total for CORE 0 0
University specialised
Introduction to Statistics 3 9 Exam 270 195 75
Electives (1) 4 6 Exam 180 120 60
Electives (1) 4 6 Exam 180 120 60
Total for University specialised 0 0
Special
International Economics 4 9 Exam 270 195 75
International Business 5 8 Exam 240 165 75
International Markets Conditions and Pricing 5 8 Exam 240 180 60
Foreign Trade Policy 5 8 Exam 240 165 75
Electives (1)
  • Specialized Foreign Language - English
  • Specialized Foreign Language - German
  • Specialized Foreign Language - French
  • Specialized Foreign Language - Russian
5 6 Exam 180 120 60
Diplomatic Relations 6 7 Exam 210 135 75
Project Management 6 7 Exam 210 135 75
Economic Analysis of International Companies 6 6 Exam 180 120 60
Electives (1)
  • The Language of International Trade - English
  • The Language of International Trade - German
  • The Language of International Trade - French
  • The Language of International Trade - Russian
6 5 Exam 150 90 60
International Marketing and Advertising 7 8 Exam 240 165 75
International Finance 7 8 Exam 240 165 75
Comparative Economic Systems 7 8 Exam 240 180 60
Electives (1)
  • Specific Foreign Trade Contracts
  • Sustainable Production and Consumption
  • Panel Data Analysis
  • Small Business Financing in the EU
7 6 Exam 180 120 60
International Management 8 5 Exam 150 90 60
International Logistics 8 5 Exam 150 75 75
European Economic Integration 8 5 Exam 150 90 60
Business Practices 8 5 Exam 150 75 75
Total for Special 0 0
Practical
Practical Training 6 5 Exam 150 150 0
Total for Practical 0 0
Graduate
Electives (1)
  • Thesis Defense
  • Comprehensive State Exam
8 10 Exam 300 300 0
Total for Graduate 0 0
Total for the entire period of study 242 7260 5055 2205


Optional courses Semester Credits Student involvement
Total Self-study Classes
Bulgarian Language
Semester 3 1
3 3 90 60 30
Foreign Language - English
Semester 3
3 3 90 60 30
Foreign Language - German
Semester 3
3 3 90 60 30
Foreign Language - French
Semester 3
3 3 90 60 30
Foreign Language - Portuguese 3 3 90 60 30
Foreign Language - Russian
Semester 3
3 3 90 60 30
Foreign Language - English 5, 7 3, 3 180 120 60
Foreign Language - German 5, 7 3, 3 180 120 60
Foreign Language - French 5, 7 3, 3 180 120 60
Foreign Language - Russian 5, 7 3, 3 180 120 60
Foreign Language - Portuguese 5, 7 3, 3 180 120 60
Bulgarian Language 1 5, 7 3, 3 180 120 60
Business Culture and Traditions 5 3 90 60 30
Commercial Law 5 3 90 60 30
Taxation and taxation process 7 3 90 60 30
1 The course is available only to foreigners