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: 2021

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
2021
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)
  • Bulgarian Language
  • Russian
  • French
  • German
  • English
1 3 Ongoing assessment 90 60 30
Management 2 8 Exam 240 165 75
Macroeconomics 2 8 Exam 240 165 75
Physical Education 2 1 Ongoing assessment 30 0 30
Principles of Law 2 8 Exam 240 165 75
Electives (1)
  • German
  • English
  • Bulgarian Language
  • Russian
  • French
2 3 Ongoing assessment 90 60 30
Accounting Theory 3 9 Exam 270 195 75
Introduction to Finance 3 9 Exam 270 195 75
Physical Education 3 1 Ongoing assessment 30 0 30
Marketing 3 8 Exam 240 165 75
Electives (1)
  • Labour Economics
  • Career Development
  • Commercial Correspondence
  • Economic Psychology
  • European Studies
  • Business History
  • Philosophical Culture
3 4 Exam 120 60 60
Physical Education 4 1 Ongoing assessment 30 0 30
Total for CORE 0 0
Special
Academic Research 2 3 Ongoing assessment 90 60 30
International Economics 4 9 Exam 270 195 75
International Business 5 9 Exam 270 195 75
Foreign Trade Policy 5 9 Exam 270 195 75
Principles of Trading 5 9 Exam 270 195 75
Electives (1)
  • Specialized Foreign Language - Russian
  • Specialized Foreign Language - French
  • Specialized Foreign Language - German
  • Specialized Foreign Language - English
5 3 Ongoing assessment 90 45 45
Economic Analysis of International Companies 6 6 Exam 180 120 60
International Relations and Diplomacy 6 7 Exam 210 135 75
European Programmes and EU Funds 6 7 Exam 210 135 75
Electives (1)
  • Panel Data Analysis
  • Economy of Culture
  • Specific Foreign Trade Contracts
  • Network Marketing
6 5 Exam 150 90 60
International Finance 7 9 Exam 270 195 75
Sustainable Production and Consumption 7 9 Exam 270 195 75
International Marketing 7 9 Exam 270 195 75
Electives (1)
  • The Language of International Trade - Russian
  • The Language of International Trade - French
  • The Language of International Trade - German
  • The Language of International Trade - English
  • Дипломантски семинар
7 3 Ongoing assessment 90 60 30
International Management 8 5 Exam 150 75 75
International Logistics 8 5 Exam 150 90 60
European Economic Integration 8 5 Exam 150 90 60
Business Practices and Entrepreneurship 8 5 Exam 150 90 60
Total for Special 0 0
University specialised
Introduction to Statistics 4 9 Exam 270 195 75
Electives (1) 4 6 Exam 180 120 60
Electives (1)
  • Statistical Software
  • Commercial Law
  • Economics of the Enterprise
  • Internet Technologies
  • Innovation and Patents
  • Introduction to Trade
  • Risk Management
  • Quality and Safety of Goods
4 6 Exam 180 120 60
Total for University specialised 0 0
Practical
Practical Training 6 8 Exam 240 240 0
Total for Practical 0 0
Graduare
Electives (1)
  • Comprehensive State Exam
  • Thesis Defense
8 10 Exam 300 300 0
Total for Graduare 0 0
Total for the entire period of study 247 7410 5145 2265


Optional courses Semester Credits Student involvement
Total Self-study Classes
Foreign Language - Russian 3, 4, 5 3, 3, 3 270 180 90
Foreign Language - German 3, 4, 5 3, 3, 3 270 180 90
Foreign Language - French 3, 4, 5 3, 3, 3 270 180 90
Foreign Language - English 3, 4, 5 3, 3, 3 270 180 90
Foreign Language - Portuguese 3, 4, 5 3, 3, 3 270 180 90
Administrative and Legal Service 5 3 90 60 30
Physical Education 5, 6, 7 1, 1, 2 120 0 120
Business Culture and Traditions 6 3 90 60 30
Taxation and taxation process 7 3 90 60 30