Technical University - Sofia

The Technical University of Sofia (TUS) is the largest and foremost academic establishment for higher engineering education in Bulgaria.

The Technical University of Sofia (TUS) was founded on October 15, 1945, as part of the Higher Technical School (later renamed to State Polytechnic). It became an independent institution in 1953, when the Polytechnic was divided into four separate technical institutes.

TUS was established to meet the growing demand for engineers and scientists in Bulgaria after World War II. The university's first programs were in mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, and mining and geology.

In the following decades, TUS expanded its programs to include other areas of engineering, science, and technology. The university also established a number of research centers and laboratories.

In 1995, TUS was granted university status and received its current name.

TUS has played a major role in the development of Bulgaria's economy and society. The university's graduates have made significant contributions to the country's engineering, technology, and science sectors.

TUS is also a leading university in research and innovation. The university's researchers have made important advances in a wide range of fields, including energy, environment, materials science, and information technology.

TUS is a member of the European University of Technology (EUt+), a consortium of eight leading European universities of technology. EUt+ was established in 2019 to promote excellence in teaching, research, and innovation in engineering and technology.

TUS is also a member of the International Association of Universities (IAU) and the European University Association (EUA).

Technical University - Sofia is ranked as the #4 top university in Bulgaria during 2024. This is the same rank as last year.

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2024 Ranking #4
University Name Technical University - Sofia
Name in Local Language Технически университет - София
Acronym TU-Sofia
Year Established 1945


The university is located in Sofia, Sofija grad. Find the address and map of the university below.

Address 8, Kliment Ohridski Boulevard, Sofia, Sofija grad, Bulgaria


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Phone +359 (2) 965 2111
Fax +359 (2) 868 3215
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International Students Allowed Yes
Student Body Men and Women

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Information on Technical University - Sofia was last updated on May 04, 2024.