The mission of the University of Forests (UF) – Sofia, as a state higher education institution, is to implement the state policy for the development of higher education and science in the Republic of Bulgaria in a uniquely interdisciplinary set of fields related to management and technological provision of natural resources, products and services use. The UF is a nationally recognized educational and scientific center, which is called upon to provide higher education to qualified specialists, as well as to develop scientific and research activities in the fields of Forestry, General Engineering, Earth Sciences, Veterinary Medicine, Plant Breeding, Plant Protection Tourism, Administration and Management. With its highly educated academic staff of nationally and internationally recognized professors and scientists, the University of Forests provides scientific training in important disciplines for the country and its fields, such as Forestry, Wood and Furniture Industry, Engineering Design, Ecology and Environmental Protection, landscape Architecture, Agriculture, Veterinary Medicine, Alternative Tourism, etc. In this way, the main aspects of the mission of the university institution– the creation, dissemination and use of knowledge and skills for the benefit of society, are covered. As an autonomous university, UF seeks to maintain and develop an academic environment that achieves not only the training of qualified staff, but also the training of socially responsible individuals who show entrepreneurship, adaptability and creative skills for successful professional development, adopting European lifelong learning and contribution to the prosperity of Bulgaria and the development of the European Union towards a “knowledge economy”.


  1. Forest School
  2. School of Forestry
  3. School of Ecology and Landscape Architecture
  4. School of Business Administration
  5. School of Veterinary Medicine
  6. Faculty of Agriculture

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