As the number of Bulgarian students is decreasing, foreigners studying in Bulgarian higher schools are getting more and more. For five years, the increase is 37.8% and their share reaches 7%. This is apparent from the data of the National Statistical Institute.
In the academic year 2018/2019 students – Bulgarian citizens, are 199.4 thousand, or 92.8% of all students in universities and specialized higher education institutions, and compared to the previous year their number decreased by 7.6 thousand, or by 3.7%.
Foreign students are 15.4 thousand, which is 8.5% more than last year.
The largest number of foreign students is from Greece – …read more