Varna Free University „Chernorizets Hrabar“ is the biggest and most acknowledged private university in Bulgaria.

Created in 1991 by a resolution of the 37th National Assembly held on 21.07.1995 for obtaining a status of higher educational institution, Varna Free University «Chernorizets Hrabar» is an educational brand which has earned not only the trust of its students but also that of its numerous academic partners worldwide.

The university is institutionally accredited by the National Assessment and Accreditation Agency at the Council of Ministers of the Republic of Bulgaria, receiving the maximum period and assessment grade, 6 years and 9.20 (10 being the highest possible) respectively.

Varna Free University is certified under the international standard ISO 9001:2008 and has been granted certificates from UKAS (UK) and ANAB (USA) for the implementation of accepted international standards.

Varna Free University «Chernorizets Hrabar» is the first and only university in Bulgaria certified with the signs DS Label, ECTS Label and HR Excellence in Research logo   by the European Executive Agency for Education and Culture at the European Commission of the European Union.

Varna Free University organizes regular, part-time and distance learning for all the education-and-qualification degrees set in the Law on Higher Education such as «Bachelor», «Master» and «Doctor». Being alma mater for more than 30,000 alumni, for over 20 years, one of the first private universities in Bulgaria follows its mission to be a socially responsible subject of the civil society oriented towards students and their careers.

The education in Varna Free University is opening to the world and the needs of the knowledge based economy. The university is opening to foreign students. The academic programmes are developed in line with European trends — the Bologna process.

During the training we offer our students an extraordinary opportunity to participate in various academic exchange programs, workshops, internships and training. We believe that the experience gained by participating in our programs is a priceless advantage for our graduates in their professional realization.

Every year Varna Free University offers new scholarship programs which are open not only to the students with the highest grades but also to the prominent acting and dancing talents and sportspersons.