As an ISEP student, you can build your own program by choosing your courses from a variety of fields. Use the notes for course searching to help you find which courses are available.

AUBG students are energetic, enthusiastic and highly intelligent. The multicultural student body includes 40 nationalities. Diversity is honored, inclusiveness is nurtured and academic excellence is always the intellectual goal. Courses are taught by a high-quality, international faculty experienced in teaching in a multicultural, learner-centered environment. The interactive teaching found at AUBG fosters the development of intellectual reflection, effective communication, personal initiative, individual self-expression and civic responsibility. 

AUBG is accredited both in the U.S. and in Bulgaria, and academic credits are fully transferable in Europe and in the United States. 



Students live in shared rooms in a residence hall on campus. Learn more about residence life at AUBG.



Students will receive a meal stipend that can be used at cafes and cafeterias on campus. Accomodations include cooking facilities.

Course Description

AUBG Courses can be found on the Degrees page here. Select the department and then scroll halfway down the page where it says Program Details to see the courses offered in that department. Click on the link attached to the courses to see the description.


You can also review the course catalog here.

Website for Course Availability

ISEP STUDENT SERVICES OFFICER Grace Glancy 703-504-9975 | Thank you for your interest in ISEP Study Abroad! I’m your Student Services Officer and main point of contact here at ISEP. As you search for programs, I’ll be available to answer any questions you might have. Feel free to contact me at any point in your search process for help, tips or advice.


(in English)

*This program is OK for Sophomores

Fields of Study

  • Area Studies Recommended!

    European Studies

  • Business: Recommended!

    Accounting Business Communications Business Management Business Statistics Economics Entrepreneurship Finance Human Resources Management International Business/Trade/Commerce Labor and Industrial Relations Management Information Systems Marketing Organizational Behavior Studies

  • Communication: Recommended!

    Advertising Digital Communication and Media Intercultural Communication Journalism Mass Communication/Media Studies Photojournalism Public Relations Radio and Television Speech Communication and Rhetoric

  • Computer and Information Sciences: Recommended!

    Artificial Intelligence Computer and IT Support Services Computer Applications Programming Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications Informatics Modeling, Virtual Environments and Simulation Web Page/Multimedia Design

  • English Language and Literature:

    American Literature (United States) English Literature (British and Commonwealth) General Literature Writing

  • Foreign Languages and Literatures:

    Bulgarian Language and Literature Comparative Literature French Language and Literature German Language and Literature Spanish Language and Literature

  • History:

    American History (United States) Ancient Studies/Civilizations European History

  • International/Global Studies: Recommended!

    International Relations and Affairs Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution

  • Liberal Arts and Sciences


  • Mathematics:

    Statistics Topology and Foundations

  • Philosophy and Religious Studies:

    Biblical Studies Philosophy

  • Physical Sciences:

    Astronomy Physics

  • Social Sciences:

    Anthropology Political Science and Government

  • Visual and Performing Arts:

    Acting Art History Cinematography and Film Production Design and Visual Communications Directing and Theatrical Production Drama and Theatre Arts Drawing Musicology and Ethnomusicology Voice and Opera

Academic Requirements

  • U.S. GPA: 3 or higher
  • LPR Required
  • LPR accepted as alternate to TOEFL or IELTS
  • LPR Writing Score: B2 - Intermediate High-Advanced
  • LPR Reading Score: B2 - Intermediate High-Advanced
  • LPR Listening Score: B2 - Intermediate High-Advanced
  • LPR Speaking Score: B2 - Intermediate High-Advanced
LPR = ISEP Language Proficiency Report

Special Application Instructions

Due to lengthy visa processing times, students are advised to begin applying for their visa immediately after receiving confirmation from the host university. 

Special Needs Support

  • Mental Health
  • Mobility
  • Hearing
  • Visual
  • Speech
  • Learning

Other Academic Conditions

PASSPORT: All students must have a valid passport to participate in this program. If you do not have a valid passport, we suggest you start the application process as soon as possible. 

VISA/RESIDENCE PERMIT: Most students attending this program will be required to obtain a visa/residence permit. For more information on the process and estimated cost, please review the ISEP Country Handbook here. Please note that, at this time, an in-person interview at one's local Bulgarian consulate/embassy is required to obtain a visa. 

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