Veliko Tarnovo University

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St. Cyril and St. Methodius University of Veliko Tarnovo
Великотърновски университет „Св. св. Кирил и Методий“
Logo of the University of Veliko Tarnovo
Established 1963
Type Public
Rector Prof. Dr. Habil. Plamen Legkostup
Students over 18,000
Location Veliko Tarnovo, Bulgaria
Website www.uni-vt.bg
The Faculty of Fine Arts building

The St. Cyril and St. Methodius University of Veliko Tarnovo (Bulgarian Великотърновски университет „Св. св. Кирил и Методий“) is a Bulgarian university based in Veliko Tarnovo.

History

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The Rectorate of the University on hill Sveta Gora

The University was established on 15 September 1963. The university inherited the cultural and educational traditions of Turnovo Literary School. In the first academic year, 25 professors, assistants and teachers came from Universities in Sofia and the Bulgarian academy of Science. The first subjects were Bulgarian Philology, Russian Philology, History and Art. The university was founded by Aleksandar Burmov and Penio Rusev.

In 1971 the school was accredited as Veliko Tarnovo University "St. Cyril and St. Methodius".

Structure

The university is divided into 9 faculties:

Rectors

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Housing structure 5 in the center of Veliko Tarnovo
  • Alexander Burmov
  • Jelyo Avdjiev
  • Vladimir Popov
  • Stanio Georgiev
  • Ivan Stoyanov
  • Ivan Haralampiev
  • Plamen Anatoliev Legkostup

See also

External links

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