Education in the Republic of Bulgaria for 2020/2021 School Year

The main results from the National Statistical Institute annual comprehensive surveys characterizing the activity of educational institutions are as follows:

  • In 2020/2021 school year in pre-primary education (kindergartens and preparatory groups at schools) were enrolled 215.7 thousand children.
  • In 2020, the number of basic education graduates was 59.9 thousand students and graduates from general and vocational schools were respectively 25.5 and 19.6 thousand students.
  • In 2020/2021 academic year, there were 219.8 thousand students enrolled in the different tertiary education levels (‘professional bachelor’, ‘bachelor’ and ‘master’).
  • As of 31.12.2020, for acquiring a ‘Doctor’ educational and scientific degree in the country were trained 6 570 persons, of whom 608 were foreign citizens.
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