Veliko Tarnovo University

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Coordinates: 43°4′42″N 25°38′57″E / 43.07833°N 25.64917°E / 43.07833; 25.64917

St. Cyril and St. Methodius University of Veliko Tarnovo
Великотърновски университет „Св. св. Кирил и Методий“
Logo of the University of Veliko Tarnovo
Established 1963
Type Public
Rector Prof. Dr. Habil. Plamen Legkostup
Students over 18,000
Location Veliko Tarnovo, Bulgaria
Website www.uni-vt.bg
The Faculty of Fine Arts building

The St. Cyril and St. Methodius University of Veliko Tarnovo (Bulgarian Великотърновски университет „Св. св. Кирил и Методий“) is a Bulgarian university based in the city of Veliko Tarnovo. It was established on 15 September 1963 as a pedagogical institute. The university is the second largest in Bulgaria after Sofia University. It is named after the creators of the Bulgarian alphabet St. Cyril and St. Methodius. The first four disciplines were Bulgarian Philology, Russian Philology, History, and Arts. Since then, the university has grown to become the largest one outside Sofia, with over 60 different disciplines in 8 faculties being available to students, as well as two colleges in Pleven and Vratsa.

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The university is divided into 7 faculties:

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