Erasmus+ at AUBG

If you are studying at a European university and want to spend a semester or a year at AUBG, the Erasmus+ program is right for you. 


How to apply

Step one

To visit AUBG through Erasmus+, your home university must first nominate you by submitting the Erasmus nomination form.

Step two

Fill in our application form (choose "Erasmus+ exchange" in the Application Type field) no later than June 1, 2022. 

You'll need to attach the following documents:

  • Transcript of records
  • Learning agreement form
  • English Language Certificate

Step three

You'll receive an official acceptance letter confirming your Erasmus exchange at AUBG.


Academics

Please note that 1 AUBG credit is equivalent to 2 ECTS credits.

Courses

AUBG offers courses across various areas of study like business, computer science, economics, politics, journalism, mathematics, arts, languages, and more. You can find a full list and descriptions of courses, as well as academic policies and procedures, in the AUBG Academic Catalog

The course schedule for Fall '22 will be available in April and sent to you via email. 

Learning agreement

Once you've selected your courses for the semester, fill in the Learning Agreement. Collect all required signatures and stamp it at your home university before submitting it. 

Language Requirement

Because classes at AUBG are taught in English, all incoming Erasmus students need to submit a level B2 or higher English language certificate. Exceptions apply only to native speakers or students from universities where English is the official language.


Accommodation

AUBG is a residential institution and undergraduate students live on campus in the Skaptopara Residence Halls . With students coming from more than 40 countries, they are a diverse, safe and comfortable environment for AUBGers.

A place in the dorms will be automatically booked for you after you submit your application. 


Fees

The following fees apply for Erasmus students for the Fall '22 semester:

Housing fee (depends on availability):
Place in a double room in an apartment (two double rooms share the bathroom) in Skaptopara I and II Residence Halls  $735
Place in a double room (own bathroom) in Skaptopara II Residence Hall $820
Student Activity Fee (covers co-curricular activities) $315
Dining Services Deposit $100

For further information on housing options, please contact: reslife@aubg.edu

The student activity fee is NOT a tuition fee and covers co-curricular activities, student wellness programs, residential events and activities, orientation events and activities, use of indoor and outdoor sports facilities, student clubs, special events, and recreation and athletic activities, etc.

The dining services deposit is available to use at the student restaurant and three campus cafes throughout the semester. 

Payment

All fees must be paid before August 10, 2022 (bank transfer fees may apply). 

A full list of payment options is available at aubg.edu/payments

Additional costs

Textbooks cost about $200 per semester. They can be purchased or leased (only part of the textbooks) at the bookstore on campus.


Arrival on campus

Each student should be present at AUBG for the beginning of the on-campus orientation, usually, at the end of August. We'll announce the specific dates soon. 

Find out how to prepare for life on campus here.


Visa information

While EU and EEA citizens don't need a visa to enter Bulgaria, Erasmus exchange students need a Certificate for Long Term Residence. Find more information on that here

All other nationalities should contact: mhandzhiyska@aubg.edu for further
information

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