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Grant Information for Bulgaria

The information on this page is subject to changes for the 2018-19 Ph.D. Call for Applications.

Eligibility Criteria – EN

  1. The applicant shall be a Bulgarian citizen (regardless of the country of residence) or a citizen of another member state of the European Union, who has resided permanently in Bulgaria for not less than 5 years by the deadline for application;
  2. By the deadline for application the applicant must have obtained a Master’s degree;
  3. The applicant shall have a Master’s degree diploma with a Grade Point Average of minimum “Very good 5” or the respective equivalent from the evaluation system in the country, where the degree is obtained.

Grant and Allowances

  • Monthly grant: 1.315 EUR
  • Family allowance: yes
  • Travel allowance: yes
  • Insurance: yes

The Grant Authority provides a monthly grant for the first three years of EUI Ph.D. Programme. The fourth year is covered by the EUI (2017 grant is 1,300 EUR per month, in addition to other allowances).

Grant-awarding Authority

Ministry of Education and Science, Republic of Bulgaria

  • 2A Dondukov Blvd.
  • Sofia 1000
  • Bulgaria



Georgi NINOV (Mr.)

Protocol and International Cooperation Directorate

Ministry of Education and Science

Page last updated on 20 July 2017