Culture & Language
The Bulgarian language is one of the twelve living Slavic languages namely Bulgarian, Belarus, Russian, Ukrainian, Polish, Czech, Slovak, Slovenian, Serbian, Montenegrin, Croatian and Bosnian and is the earliest which we have written evidence about. It uses the Cyrillic Alphabet which consists of 30 letters. The Bulgarian language is the mother tongue of about 7 million Bulgarians living in the country and around 2 million living abroad in more than 70 countries. Bulgarian is one of the 23 official languages of the EU. Studying the language may seem a serious challenge in the beginning but thanks to contemporary methods of teaching as well as the professionalism and dedication of the teachers, it can turn out to be entertaining and useful.
You can take your first Bulgarian language classes online even before arriving in the country and equip with online dictionary. Language training in Bulgarian language for foreigners is offered not only by public institutions but also by private companies. According to your preferences you can choose between individual classes or training in groups.
There are many private language schools in almost all the major cities of the country offering high quality Bulgarian language training. However, the university network offering language courses through its Departments of Foreign languages remains the most extensive in the country. On the Internet sites of the universities, you can find detailed information concerning course schedules, class size, prices, registration and contact information - Ministry of Education and Science