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British Council test location - Sofia

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February 1, 2020 Academic February 14, 2020 BGN 417
February 1, 2020 General Training February 14, 2020 BGN 417
March 7, 2020 Academic March 20, 2020 BGN 417
March 7, 2020 General Training March 20, 2020 BGN 417
April 4, 2020 Academic April 17, 2020 BGN 417
British Council Bulgaria (UKVI test location)

This test centre is specifically authorised by UK Visas and Immigration and offers the UKVI exam. Test dates are subject to availability. Please check real-time availability on the British Council Online Registration System.

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March 5, 2020 UKVI Academic March 18, 2020 BGN 446
March 7, 2020 General Training March 20, 2020 Global test date: please enquire
March 7, 2020 Academic March 20, 2020 Global test date: please enquire
March 14, 2020 Academic March 27, 2020 Global test date: please enquire
March 21, 2020 General Training April 3, 2020 Global test date: please enquire
Vratsa
61 km
British Council test location - Vratsa

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February 1, 2020 General Training February 14, 2020 Global test date: please enquire
February 1, 2020 Academic February 14, 2020 Global test date: please enquire
February 8, 2020 Academic February 21, 2020 Global test date: please enquire
February 13, 2020 General Training February 26, 2020 Global test date: please enquire
February 13, 2020 Academic February 26, 2020 Global test date: please enquire
Blagoevgrad
78 km
British Council test location - Blagoevgrad

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February 1, 2020 General Training February 14, 2020 Global test date: please enquire
February 1, 2020 Academic February 14, 2020 Global test date: please enquire
February 8, 2020 Academic February 21, 2020 Global test date: please enquire
February 13, 2020 General Training February 26, 2020 Global test date: please enquire
February 13, 2020 Academic February 26, 2020 Global test date: please enquire
Plovdiv
132 km
British Council test location - Plovdiv

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April 30, 2020 Academic May 13, 2020 BGN 417
May 9, 2020 Academic May 22, 2020 Global test date: please enquire
May 16, 2020 Academic May 29, 2020 Global test date: please enquire
May 21, 2020 General Training June 3, 2020 Global test date: please enquire
May 21, 2020 Academic June 3, 2020 Global test date: please enquire
Other test centres in or nearby Sofia
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  • PeopleCert Volos
  • PeopleCert Ioannina

About the city of Sofia

There are 7 test locations in Bulgaria offered and certified by British Council and no test locations offered by IDP. The test fee specified for the exam locations above is indicative and can vary depending on test date, test location and test type. Please visit the test location website for most recent information.

Make sure to prepare for the IELTS exam. Find an English language school in Sofia to make sure you advance your English language skills and get a high IELTS score on your test. Find and compare the best English programs by selecting the country and city on the search page. Choose a top language school that matches your intended English level and start your IELTS preparation course.

Sofia is a city that, as its motto says, “grows up, but doesn’t grow old”. With a history that includes Thracian tribes, Romans and the Ottoman empire, Sofia succeeded to keep its charm as an accessible and friendly city, with an electrifying nightlife and an active academic life. Sofia has theatres, concert halls, cinemas, cafes, galleries and museums and plenty of activities for young visitors. Study abroad in Sofia, the city where 22 out of 51 Bulgaria’s universities and institutes are! Sofia does not carry the official name of an academic city, but it does have a major role in the national education system. You can be one of the international students that graduated an accredited programme in Sofia and then begin a promising career in a developing environment!

There are several standardised English tests that you can take to proof your English level, such as the PTE (Pearson Test of English), TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language), CAE (Cambridge Advanced English) and IELTS (International English Language Testing System), offered by British Council and IDP. IELTS is the most popular of these tests, with British Council offering more than 500 test locations and being accepted by more than 9,000 organisations world-wide, for example at Sofia University St.Kliment Ohridski.

Universities in Sofia that accept the IELTS test

International Business School Bulgaria
The mission of International Business School is to change life, economics and society by means of business education and scientific research.Our mission has three equally important integrated components. They ate education and teaching, research and engagement with the community.The mission of International Business School is to change life, economics and society by means of business education and scientific research.Our mission has three equally important integrated components. They ate education and teaching, research and engagement with the community.
Read more Close Required IELTS test score (indication only): 6.50 / 6.50 Find out more about International Business School Bulgaria
VUZF University
VUZF’s  mission is to prepare highly qualified specialists in economics and to develop economic science in accordance with the needs of the contemporary practice. The academic policy of the university is aimed at implementing the best educational practices in Europe and the world. Its main purpose is to provide high quality studies and career success of students by maintaining a very good cooperation with the business community. About 90 per cent of the graduates start work in the field of the acquired major in banks, insurance, social insurance or commercial companies. To help its students VUZF provides free consultancy services relating to training in various majors, as well as opportunities for professional and personal development.
Read more Close Required IELTS test score (indication only): 6.00 / 6.00
Technical University - Sofia
The Technical University of Sofia is the largest technical university in Bulgaria. Founded on 15 October 1945 as part of the Higher Technical School, it is an independent institution since 1953, when the Polytechnic was divided into four separate technical institutes. It has had its present name and university status since 21 July 1995 and has 14 main faculties based in Sofia, Plovdiv and Sliven, as well as 3 additional ones with education only in foreign languages — German, English and French.
Read more Close Required IELTS test score (indication only): 6.00 / 6.00
St. Cyril and St. Methodius International Foundation
Required IELTS test score (indication only): 6.50 / 6.50

10 most popular study destinations for students in Bulgaria

  • I decided to take IELTS, due to the reason that there is more human interaction and personally gave me a more comfortable feeling.

  • For applying for a master in Lund University I did the IELTS language test. There are a lot of dates for giving a test, so you don’t have to stress about the time of applying.

  • As I had always been fond of the British examinations in English, I registered for the IELTS exam. I should admit it was a remarkable experience; despite the fact that the examinations were demanding and in consecutive order without any break in between, I do remember this examination for its impressive results, as I got a 7.5/9.

  • More than 800 British Council test locations
  • Accepted by more than 10,000 organisations
  • More than 3.5 million tests taken last year

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