Living and working in Sofia

Living and working in Sofia

Founded seven thousand years ago, Sofia is one of the oldest cities in Europe, today - a dynamic European capital with a vibrant city and cultural environment.


It combines the comfort of a modern city with the abundance of rich historical heritage site. Located at the foot of Vitosha Mountain, Sofia allows for a quick escape to the mountainous resort.

The variety of traditional and foreign cuisine opportunities is a delight for even the most sophisticated palate.

Sofia accommodates both the preference of a calm and more dynamic city life.

It also accommodates Bulgaria’s biggest student community with the variety of educational institutions on its territory.

More than (both private, semi-private, and state-owned) 23 universities, 21 colleges, 172 secondary schools, 242 kindergartens and nursery schools, including such in which the instruction is conducted entirely in English, German and/or French languages, add further to the cheerful spirit of the city. Notwithstanding, higher education provided by the top Sofia universities is internationally recognized and provides opportunities for participation in a number of exchange programmes, sponsored by the European Union and other organisations, such as the Fulbright Foundation.  



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