Agricultural University of Plovdiv

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Agricultural University of Plovdiv
TypePublic
Established1945[1]
RectorHristina Yancheva [2]
Location,
CampusUrban
Websitewww.au-plovdiv.bg/en/

The Agricultural University of Plovdiv is a university in Plovdiv, Bulgaria

History[edit]

The Agricultural University of Plovdiv was founded in 1945 in the city of Plovdiv, Bulgaria.[1] It has strengthened its positions as a national centre of agricultural science and education in Bulgaria.

In 2006 the National Evaluation and Accreditation Agency awarded the Agricultural University – Plovdiv with an institutional accreditation and the highest grade of “Very Good”. The Institution provides training for three academic degrees – Bachelor, Master and PhD. Foreign applicants who have completed the Preparatory training in Bulgarian language may study in Plovdiv.

The University has the faculties:

  • Faculty of Agriculture
  • Faculty of Horticulture and Wine
  • Faculty of Crop Protection and Agroecology
  • Faculty of Economics
  • As well as the departments for language training, physical education and sportsTechnology

The University is a member of the Balkan Universities Network, which includes select universities in Albania, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Greece, Kosovo, Croatia, Romania, Serbia, Slovenia, Turkey, Macedonia, Moldova, and Montenegro.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Catherine Chan-Halbrendt; Jean Fantle-Lepczyk (2013). Agricultural Markets in a Transitioning Economy: An Albanian Case Study. CABI. pp. 45–. ISBN 978-1-78064-100-3.
  2. ^ Website of the Rector

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