University of Shumen “Episkop Konstantin Preslavski”

University of Shumen “Episkop Konstantin Preslavski”

   The Constantine of Preslav University of Shumen in Bulgaria is named after one of the most well-educated and talented students of Saints Cyril and Methodius, Constantine of Preslav. He was a writer, a religious figure and a significant person in Old Bulgarian culture.

   The university was founded as the Higher Pedagogical Institute with a decree of the State Council of the People’s Republic of Bulgaria in 1971. In 1995 it was transformed into Constantine of Preslav University of Shumen.

   The Constantine of Preslav University of Shumen is one of five classical universities in Bulgaria. It has more than 7,000 students studying in about 100 bachelor’s and master’s degree programmes taught in five faculties:

Faculty of Humanities

Faculty of Mathematics and Informatics

Faculty of Natural Sciences

Faculty of Technical Sciences

Faculty of Education