Trakia University

country rank  13
world rank  5859

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University Overview

Founded in 1995, Trakia University is a for-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large town of Stara Zagora (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants). Officially accredited and/or recognized by the National Evaluation and Accreditation Agency, Bulgaria, Trakia University (TrU) is a medium-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 7,000-7,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Trakia University (TrU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 24 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 70-80% making this Bulgarian higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name Тракийски университет
Acronym TrU
Founded 1995

University Location

Address Students Campus
Stara Zagora (population range: 50,000-249,999)
6000 Stara Zagora
T +359 (42) 670 204
F +359 (42) 672 209

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student 0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
Int'l student 2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate 70-80%
Admission Office Students Campus
Stara Zagora 6000
+359 (42) 699 208
(42) 699 209

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 7,000-7,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 600-699
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type For-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes


Institutional Accreditation or Recognition

National Evaluation and Accreditation Agency, Bulgaria

Year of first Accreditation


Memberships and Affiliations

  • European University Association (EUA)

Academic Structure


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Online Courses

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Site last updated: Thursday, 7 March 2019