New Bulgarian University (NBU) is a modern university of great national significance actively participating in international university networks. It is the first and the biggest private university in Bulgaria. Founded in 1991 in response to the need for a new liberal education model, the university has initiated substantial reforms in Bulgarian higher education.
The academic profile of NBU highlights social sciences and humanities, natural sciences, new technologies and arts. The university offers alternative programs and practice-oriented education encouraging students’ free choice and attracting outstanding individuals as its faculty. Annually, 12 000 students and single-course students study at NBU.
NBU coordinates and is a reliable partner in many research and applied projects.
The motto of NBU is “Ne varietatem timeamus” –
“Let’s not fear diversity”