How to Apply - Visiting

Would you like to visit AUBG for a semester or two and return to your home university? AUBG welcomes exchange students and appreciates their contribution to the diversity on campus. 

If your home institution is affiliated with AUBG directly of through a consortium (e.g. Erasmus or ISEP), you should apply through your university's Study Abroad or International Programs Office.

Online Application Form

Please follow the link to complete your Online Application.

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Transfer applicants should ordinarily have a CGPA of 3.0 or better on a 4.0 scale (or the equivalent) in their previous university-level courses. Students with less than a 3.0 may apply and will be reviewed on a case by case basis.

Applying students must present an official transcript issued from the University they are currently enrolled in.

Copies must be signed, sealed, translated by a sworn translator, notarized and mailed.


English Proficiency 

If you are not a native speaker of English, you will need to present English Proficiency Certificate(min. B2 level).

The English Proficiency requirement may be waived for residents of the United States, the United Kingdom, Ireland, Australia, New Zealand and Canada.


Transfer of Credit from the Home Institution

AUBG accepts transfer credit for work completed at other universities according to the following criteria:

1. Credit for courses with a C+ or better;

2. Credit accepted only for academic course work similar to what AUBG offers;

3. Maximum of 60 hours of credit from accredited institutions or institutions recognized by the Ministry of Education.

Transcripts must be signed, sealed, translated by a sworn translator and mailed


Recommended Deadlines

Completed applications should be received by the AUBG Admissions Office:

Fall Semester

March 1 - Early admission, better scholarships and financial aid
June 1
- Regular admission and financial aid

Spring Semester

October 1 - for non-EU citizens
November 1 - for EU citizens

Mailing Address

If not notified otherwise, send your paper application documents to our mailing address:

Admissions Office
ABF Student Center
American University in Bulgaria
12 Svoboda Bachvarova St.
Blagoevgrad 2700, Bulgaria

Contact us, if you have any questions concerning your application.

Admission Decision

The American University in Bulgaria follows a rolling admission notification plan and the Admissions Committee notifies students in a timely fashion. Since the Admissions Committee’s decision is considered confidential, an official letter is sent to the student at the mailing address stated in the application form, within four weeks after all required documents are received at the AUBG Admissions Office.

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