NGDEK

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Coordinates: 42°43′35″N 23°16′14″E / 42.72639°N 23.27056°E / 42.72639; 23.27056

The National School for Ancient Languages and Cultures "Constantine-Cyril the Philosopher" (Bulgarian: Национална гимназия за древни езици и култури "Константин Кирил Φилософ"), abbreviated in Bulgarian НГДЕК (NGDEK), is a high school, located in Sofia, Bulgaria.

It was founded in 1977 by Gergina Toncheva, who was the first principal of the school. The school was named after St. Constantine-Cyril "The Philosopher". The challenging curriculum includes Latin, Ancient Greek, Old Bulgarian known also as Old Church Slavonic and Cultural Studies of Antiquity, among others. Educational trips to Greece and Italy in the 9th and 10th grade are highlights of the comprehensive program.

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