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Student Life

Your new chapter starts here, on the AUBG campus!

The Skaptopara Campus

Our Skaptopara campus is where AUBGers study, live, and keep active. It is home to the three Skaptopara Residence Halls, Balkanski Academic Center, Panitza Library, and America For Bulgaria Student Center, all connected by a beautiful green park along the Bistritsa river.

With students from over 40 countries, the area feels like being part of a mini-map of the world! In this safe, secure, and comfortable environment, lifelong friendships are born and minds are opened amid diversity and mutual respect.

Residence Halls
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Residence Halls

Residence Life at AUBG
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Dining Services

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Programs, services, offices, people - all of them are there for you during your AUBG journey.

  • The Dean of Students Office seeks to enhance the student life experience through mission-driven co- and extra-curricular educational and recreational programming. It encourages student initiatives that relate to the core Liberal Arts values of – the appreciation and celebration of community and civic engagement, diversity, equality, inclusion, integrity, and ethical leadership.

  • AUBG offers counseling to students and alumni to help them identify which talents, interests and values will help them make educated career choices.

    The annual Job fair brings on campus dozens of companies that offer internship, part-time and full-time positions to students and alumni. For the ones interested in the non-governmental sector, the NGO fair covers this area.

  • The Health and Well-Being Center provides physical and mental health services to the students. It is regulated by the best professional standards and strict confidentiality in accordance to the Bulgarian legislation and the standards of the American College Health Association, such as consultations, crisis intervention, preventive care and health education.

    Some of the services:

    • Health education program
    • Personal and emotional counselling
    • Crisis intervention
    • Mental health workshops
  • Students from across the world can spend a semester or a year at AUBG and become a part of our unique and diverse community in Eastern Europe through the Erasmus+ program, ISEP Study Abroad, or our partnership with the University of Maine. The same programs give AUBGers the opportunity to visit hundreds of universities across the world.

  • Our goal is to help you thrive academically. That's why our special teams help you on every step of the way.

  • AUBG has established a program that helps you dive in to the student life seamlessly. It starts even before you come on campus and continues throughout the first year of your AUBG life.

    • Pre-Orientation
    • Orientation
    • MentiFY
    • Steps to Success course
  • AUBG students stay connected long after graduation as part of the AUBG alumni network. They come back on campus, share life lessons and help current students find their own way on impacting the world. You can also take advantage of the AUBG alumni mentoring program.

  • AUBG strives to promote international awareness by allowing students to experience other cultures. During the four years of studies, students learn to respect similarities and differences related to race, ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation, gender, or social background.

  • Anything a student needs is assured on the AUBG campus:

    • All-campus Wi-Fi network
    • Computer labs
    • Specialised computer labs
    • Office365 student account
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AUBG showed me a canvas and gave me the colors to paint my future.

Marina Tsutsumanova, senior at AUBG

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Student Clubs & Organizations

Find all of the student-run clubs and organizations in one place

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International Students

AUBGers come from across the globe. Here is everything you need to know about moving to Bulgaria and life as an international student.

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