Available Student Loan Programs
Government-guaranteed Student Loans for EU Citizens
All Bulgarian and EU students are eligible to apply for government-guaranteed student loans upon commencing their education at AUBG. These loans have an interest rate up to 7% per year and are up to the full amount of tuition for a maximum of eight semesters of AUBG attendance. You can find more information about the government-guaranteed loans, the banks, participating in the program and the application procedure here .
Student Loans for International Students
AUBG has entered into agreements with commercial banks to provide partial funding to cover the cost of attendance. All full-time, degree-seeking students in good academic standing, who are not recipients of full scholarships are eligible for these loans. More detailed information about the banks, participating in this loan program, the loan conditions, and banks' contact information can be found here .
Student Loans for Entering Students
A new loan option for financing the first-semester tuition fee at AUBG has been made available especially for all newly accepted Bulgarian students. They will have an opportunity to finance their initial educational expenses and make their academic journey an affordable endeavor through a custom-designed type of consumer loan. Students can take advantage of this loan option until they become eligible to receive a government-guaranteed student loan, which will be used to repay the abovementioned consumer loan. You can find more information about the new loan program here.
Students who are interested in a student loan should apply by December 15 for the Spring semester and by June 15 for the Fall semester.
All loans must be transferred to the student account at AUBG before the payment deadline - August 17 for Fall and January 10 for Spring semester. If the loan amount is received after the deadline, a late payment fee will be applied.
In case the loan is not approved by the payment deadline, the student may be allowed to sign the loan contract after the payment deadline but no later than the first two days of the Add/Drop week (a late payment fee will apply).
December 15 for the Spring semester
June 15 for the Fall semester
January 10 for the Spring semester
August 17 for the Fall semester