History



The Technical University of Varna (TUV) was founded in 1962 by a Decree of the Council of Ministers of the People’s Republic of Bulgaria and Act of the National Assembly. The purpose of its establishment was to ensure conditions for education of engineering staff for the shipbuilding, transport, machine building, electric power engineering and communications. Initially, the university was named Higher Institute of Mechanical and Electrical Engineering-Varna and incorporated three faculties: Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering and Shipbuilding. The first admission of students was for the 1963/64 academic year.