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46

Universities in Bulgaria

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215720

Students

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7148785

Population

46 universities in Bulgaria are listed in 10 different university rankings (by institution) as well as 1 different subject specific rankings. 7 of these universities are listed in at least one institution or subject specific ranking.

Most comprehensive collection of university ranking scores worldwide. We monitor continuously 106 different university and subject rankings so that you can conveniently compare all rankings in one place.


Oldest university in Bulgaria:
Sofia University was founded in 1888
Largest university in Bulgaria:
Sofia University with 24999 students

Highest subject rankings of universities in Bulgaria

#1
Physics
#301 
#1 
Sofia University

 
#724  #3  Scimago Institutions Ranking

 
#747  #4  Scimago Institutions Ranking

 

 

 
#131  #1  QS EECA University Rankings

 
#251  #2  QS EECA University Rankings

 
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#1001  #92  THE World University Rankings
#901  #2  ARWU Academic Ranking of World Universities
#881  #2  CWUR Center for World University Rankings



 
 
 
 
 
 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Student satisfaction: 4.5 / 5.0 (52 reviews) Click to rate
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Student satisfaction: 4.3 / 5.0 (1423 reviews) Click to rate

 
 
 
 
 
Student satisfaction: 4.0 / 5.0 (53 reviews) Click to rate

 
 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Key Facts about Bulgaria

Population: 7148785

Capital: Sofia

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FAQ

University of Chemical Technology and Metallurgy ranks #1 in Bulgaria in our meta ranking composed of 106 university rankings.

Among all universities in Bulgaria Sofia University is listed in the largest number of rankings. See all 10 rankings where Sofia University is listed.

Sofia University is ranked best in Bulgaria for Natural Sciences. See all rankings for the Sofia University.

Ranking publishers

British Quacquarelli Symonds, UK

Universities: 243

Criteria used in ranking:
Academic reputation 30%
Employer reputation 20%
Faculty/student ratio 10%
Papers per faculty 10%
International research network 10%

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CWUR Center for World University Rankings

Universities: 1708

Criteria used in ranking:
Research Performance 40%
Quality of Education 25%
Alumni Employment 25%
Quality of Faculty 10%

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RUR Ranking Agency (Moscow, Russia)

Universities: 767

Criteria used in ranking:
Teaching Reputation 50%
Research Reputation 50%

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Universities: 767

Criteria used in ranking:
Normalized citation impact (Citations of research publications from all university authors compared with world averages) 20%
Citation per papers 20%
Papers per academic and research staff 20%
International research reputation 20%
Share of research publications written in international co-authorship 20%

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Scimago Institutions

Universities: 2931

Criteria used in ranking:
Research 50%
Innovation 30%
Societal 20%

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ShanghaiRanking Consultancy

Universities: 1495

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Universities: 939

Criteria used in ranking:
Alumni winning research prizes 10%
Staff winning research prizes 20%
Research paper publications 20%
Papers published in Nature and Science 20%
Papers indexed in Science Citation Index-Expanded and Social Science Citation Index 20%
Per capita academic performance 10%

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THE Times Higher Education, UK

Universities: 416

Criteria used in ranking:
Teaching 30%
Research (volume, income and reputation) 30%
Citations 20%
International outlook (staff, students, research) 10%
Industry income (knowledge transfer) 10%

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Universities: 1301

Criteria used in ranking:
Teaching 30%
Research (volume, income and reputation) 30%
Citations 30%
International outlook (staff, students, research) 7.5%
Industry income (knowledge transfer) 2.5%

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Urap

Universities: 1947

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