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Technical University of Sofia

About TUS


Sofia, Bulgaria
75 years of traditions in success!
TU-Sofia is the largest technical university in Bulgaria and has the highest accreditation grade for engineering specialties. The University is a leader in the field of nanotechnologies, virtual engineering, energy efficiency, renewable energy resources, engineering ecology, and engineering design and offers foreign language education in English, French, and German. It is in close collaboration with the industries. The laboratory base with modern equipment and qualified research staff provides high-quality scientific developments and experimental research. It has proven to be a university that sets educational standards and develops contemporary and innovative approaches for adequately responding to the fast-changing business environment.

Key figures

  • 12500+ fulltime students (Bachelor/Master/PhD)
  • 130+ study programs
  • 419 Professors & 473 Teaching staff
  • 14 Faculties, 3 Departments
  • 3 Colleges – in Sofia, in City of Sliven and Town of Kazanlak
  • 2 Branches in Cities of Sliven and Plovdiv and 2 Schools -
  • Vocational High School of Computer Technologies and Systems – town of Pravetz and Technology School “Electronic Systems” in Sofia

Main themes

Scientific fields and Accreditation

The highest accreditation grade given to a Bulgarian higher school by now: for the periods 2012-2018 – grade 9.50 and 2018-2024 grade 9.56.

TUS has been a leader in six professional fields: “Mechanical Engineering", "Electrical Engineering, Electronics and Automation", "Communication and Computer Engineering", "Energy", "Transport, Shipping and Aviation" and "General Engineering“.

Our students are educated also in professional fields of “Pedagogics”, “Administration and Management”; “Mathematics” and “Informatics and Computer Science”.

Science and Social activities

We are founders of „Science Days of TU – Sofia” where annually gathers over 30 scientific forums organized by our leading research teams. Annually more than 120 Bulgarian and international companies and organizations take part in the “Career Days” where in our campus we connect our students with their future employers. For more than a decade managers of all employing companies in the country are our University alumni.


Sharing and cooperation are the driving force of value creation and mobility is the fuel. That’s why TUS has a significant mobility budget, and a leading student and academic mobility program and now has Erasmus + agreements with more than 280 universities all over the world.
Date of update 12 mai 2023