AUBG Stories

Tchaprachikoff Scholar Snezhina Kovacheva: AUBG Made Me See That Anything Is Achievable

"AUBG made me see the world as a global multi-cultural playing field, where anything is achievable, once you set your mind to it and genuinely want it," says alumna…
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2001 Graduate Gaukhar Mukhatzhanova, Kazakhstan: I Will Always Be an AUBG-er

Gaukhar Mukhatzhanovas professional journey started thirteen years ago at the American University in Bulgaria, where she served the community by publishing a campus news bulletin.…
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Natural Science Professor Orlin Stoytchev: Braving the Heights of Academia

When in 2009 an AUBG team won the prestigious Carl B. Allendoerfer Award in mathematics, Orlin Stoytchev was doubly responsible for it. Not only was the science professor…
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Full Scholar Kristina Borisova Chose Quality American Education Close to Home

Bulgarian Kristina Borisovas story proves that hard work always pays off. Kristina was an environmental activist, persuading her school to switch to more efficient lighting,…
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Full Scholar Georgi Manolov, Class of 2014: Debating Widens Your Horizons

Georgi Manolov is one of the 300 new students AUBG welcomed in Fall 2010. What sets him apart is that Georgi is not such a new face to the University after all. When he was…
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Music Professor Anna-Maria Ravnopolska-Dean: “AUBG Is a Unique Place and I Love It Here!”

The name of Associate Professor of Music Anna-Maria Ravnopolska-Dean is familiar to AUBG community members, if not by personal acquaintance then by word of mouth. This is…
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Tchaprachikoff Scholar Delyan Ganev ’07: AUBG Prepared Me for a Top Job & Graduate School

Delyan Ganev exemplifies what is best in AUBG students a passionate and determined individual whose limit is only the sky. As a student, Delyan distinguished himself not…
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Full Scholar Teodor Dimitrov: American Education Close to Home Is a Winning Combination

The American University in Bulgaria rewards excellence in all its forms. Many merit scholarships await applicants to the University who have linguistic and scientific achievements,…
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Philosophy Professor Diego Lucci: “If You Want to Succeed, Do What You Love”

"If you want to succeed, do what you love." Following this belief, Diego Lucci stirred some drama in his family back in Naples, Italy, when he chose to study philosophy…
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Anastasiya and Yulia Chernavskaya: Dancing Toward a Bright Future

Graceful movements. Perfectly executed somersaults. Smooth backbends and effortless side splits. Synchronized leaps and flips. And yes, dazzling smiles. The Chernavskaya…
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