VUZF UNIVERSITY IN BRIEF


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VUZF01 VUZF University is a private institution of higher education, located in the capital of Bulgaria – Sofia city. It is the first private university specialized in the area of finance, insurance, management and marketing in the Republic of Bulgaria. It was founded in 2002 by Resolution of the National Assembly. In the past five years, it strongly focused its education program on finance, innovation, business and entrepreneurship studies.

VUZF offers bachelor’s, master’s and PhD degree programs in the professional field of Economics. The study programs in the bachelor and master programs are offered in regular, part-time and distant learning forms. The Ph.D. programs are offered in regular, part-time forms and also in the form of individual preparation. The university possesses all national accreditations (institutional and program accreditation) given by the National Evaluation and Accreditation Agency and British accreditation given by the British Accreditation Council. This certifies that the university has integrated standards of high quality of the educational process, faculty, staff and facilities in accordance with all standards applied to the higher education institutions in UK.
For the last 16 years, VUZF managed to establish itself as one of the best Bulgarian universities in the field of Business and Economics. The last edition of the Bulgarian University Ranking System in 2018 ranked VUZF in top 5 in the professional field of Economics out of 26 Universities in this field.

VUZF’s mission is to prepare highly qualified specialists in finance, business and entrepreneurship to develop theoretical and practical knowledge in accordance with the needs of the contemporary practice. The academic policy of the university is aimed at incorporating the best educational practices in Europe. On the one hand, its main purpose is to provide high-quality studies and career success of students by maintaining a very good cooperation with the business community. About 90 percent of the university graduates start work in the field of the acquired major in the private financial sector, as well as in business ventures.

VUZF University’s key strengths are:

üSpecialization in the area of economics providing a strong link between theoretical and practical knowledge in the offered programmes

üExcellent academic staff with substantial business and management experience

üWide portfolio of programmes offered both at undergraduate and graduate level

üFlexibility together with strong ties with business allowing for fast implementation of novelty in education in terms of opening new programmes and courses

üBoutique university, individual treatment, focus on student’s satisfaction and experience of studying

Very often, VUZF University’s students start their own business. To help them, the university provides free consultancy services relating to training in various majors, as well as opportunities for professional and personal development. On the other hand, VUZF University offers high-level training, commensurate with the leading universities in Europe. Evidence and one of the main priorities in the development policy of VUZF is the implementation of cooperation with foreign universities within different bachelor, master, and post-graduate programs. VUZF University partners with 20 + universities in Europe under ERASMUS, and has a solid cooperation with leading European and world universities.

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The lecturers have an important contribution to the high quality of the study programs the university offers. The faculty members are among the most outstanding researchers in the country, with extensive training and practical experience. Many of the lecturers have also a good standing in the professional society as CEOs of companies, managers in the corporate sector, and heads of state authorities (for example former ministers, chairs of financial regulators, members of the national parliament). Find more about VUZF University on the website: www.vuzf.bg

Programs taught in:
English

This school also offers:

Master

VUZF University

The education in “Financial management and marketing” program is a mix of disciplines, suitable for those who wish to have a wider view at the dependence and power of the ... [+]

About the program

The education in “Financial management and marketing” program is a mix of disciplines, suitable for those who wish to have a wider view at the dependence and power of the relationship between the processes for creation, communication and value providing, which is actually the marketing and financial results of the organizations.

Key competencies

Graduates will:

be prepared to make a link between marketing efforts and financial results; possess competences to successfully create and manage budgets; be aware of the delicacy of business etiquette and the importance of the presentation skills for the successful business; be able to prepare financial strategies which express the marketing plans. Realization ... [-]
Bulgaria Sofia
October 2019
Full-time
Part-time
Campus
Online
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The Master in Economics (Leadership and Management) program is open to the training of specialists who combine knowledge in the field of economics with leadership and man ... [+]

The Master in Economics (Leadership and Management) program is open to the training of specialists who combine knowledge in the field of economics with leadership and management skills to successfully run managerial positions in various organizations.

This specialty will study narrowly specialized disciplines that will provide the graduates with combinational thinking and willingness to make managerial decisions.

Among the innovative disciplines are "Business Skills for Successful Leadership", "Business Processes Management", "Risk Diagnostics of the Company", "Electronic Payments".

Career

The skills that the graduates of this program acquire are for successful leadership and management in the highly changing environment of modern economic systems.... [-]

Bulgaria Sofia
October 2019
Full-time
Part-time
Campus
Online
VUZF University

The education in Finance program at VUZF University is characterized by concentration of innovative specialized disciplines, the studying of which will create professiona ... [+]

About the program

The education in Finance program at VUZF University is characterized by concentration of innovative specialized disciplines, the studying of which will create professionals with strong analytic and managerial skills, ready to work in the present dynamic business environment.

Key competences

Graduates will:

be able to successfully invest in both financial and real assets; know the different types of business risks; know how to create and manage the budgets of different organizations, as well as to analyze their financial reports; have competences in the area of financial features of foreign trade deals. Realization

Graduates will:

be able to work as financial managers, analysts and investment experts; be able to manage their own business; be able to accomplish themselves also as consultants in the field of finance. ... [-]
Bulgaria Sofia
October 2019
Full-time
Part-time
Campus
Online

VUZF University

Address
1 Gusla Str., Ovcha Kupel District
1618 Sofia, Sofia City Province, Bulgaria
Website
Phone
+359 2 40 15 807; +359 2 40 15