The following programs are available to U.S. Scholars in Bulgaria

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Congratulations on receiving a Fulbright grant! The resources on this page are designed to familiarize you with your host location and provide important context and information as you prepare to travel abroad. We encourage you to review the readings, websites, and logistical information offered by local contacts. Click the section headings below to display the information.

Contact Information

The Bulgarian‑American Commission for Educational Exchange
12 Vitosha Boulevard, 5th Floor
1000 Sofia, Bulgaria
Tel: 359‑2‑981‑85‑67, 359‑2‑980‑82‑12

Point of Contact

Angela Rodel, Executive Director

Rada Kaneva, Program Coordinator for US Scholars and Students

Iliana Dimitrova, Program Coordinator for ETAs

Country Information

Alum Contacts

Read these blogs created by Fulbright alumni


Dana, "Need"

Aviva, "Aviva's Bulgarian Adventures"

Sarah, "Buckeye in Bulgaria"

April, "Champagne and Ice Cream: My Life in Eastern Europe"

Anna, "Imagine the Improbable. Do the Impossible."

Sam, "Sam Auger"

Katy, "Hopeful Wanderer"

Paige, "When Every Corner Speaks of Possibility"

Jenn, "Yambol On"

Samaah, “Things to Do”

Keegan, “Blink”

Lindsay, “Spring Traditions”

Anna Kate, “Spaghetti & Slippers”

Caroline, “Cultural Adjustment”

Natalie, “Natalie Takes Bulgaria”

Molly, “Churches and Raspberries”

Montana, “Summer Life”

Colby, “A Very Fond Farewell”

Alex, “Goodbye Bulgaria”

Anna, Fulbridge Interview

Ginny, “Bulgarian Thread”

Theodore, Photo Blog

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