Quality Assurance


Quality Assurance



New Bulgarian University is committed to maintaining its academic standards and constantly enhancing the quality of its learning, teaching and research provisions. The University’s Quality Assurance System is focused on striking a balance between academic quality and market competition and is guided by the following principles:

  • Cultivating a culture of transparency and accountability of the University and its units to students, parents, employers, the society and the state
  • Enhancing the competitiveness and encouraging the self-development of the University units
  • Ensuring an overall commitment to a quality culture at NBU
  • Evidence-based management decision-making

Our Quality Assurance System is based on the model in which Input, Process and Output indicators are distinguished.

Output Indicators:

  • Job placement rates of NBU graduates
  • Employers’ opinion of NBU graduates
  • Standardized Testing Results at graduation
  • Overall Grade Point Average (GPA) at graduation

Process Indicators:

  • Student satisfaction
  • Grade Point Average (GPA)
  • Interdisciplinary approach
  • Active teaching and learning
  • Average student dropout rate
  • Average workload per student
  • Percentage of students participating in student mobility programs
  • Financial efficiency

Input Indicators:

  • Number of applicants per place and average entrance examination scores
  • Number of students per faculty member
  • Average annual number of publications per faculty member
  • Faculty mobility
  • Facilities