Eligibility Criteria

The Applied Econometrics and Economic Modelling Master’s programme is open to applicants holding an undergraduate degree in Business Administration and/or Economics. Potential candidates are also required to prove their knowledge of the English language.

Application Procedure

  1. Register at https://feba.kmk.uni-sofia.bg/user/login and fill in all required data
  2. Choose AEEM as your preferred Master's Programme
  3. Note that AEEM has its own written and oral exams (see below)
    • The written exam consists in writing a research paper in English containing theoretical and/or empirical analysis on an economic, business or financial topic selected by the applicant; See detailed instructions here.
    • The oral exam consists of an interview
  4. Send your CV, research paper, and motivation letter to


Submittion of CV, research paper, and motivation letter: September 09, 2019, 5:00 pm

Early applications are welcome from July 1 to August 15, 2019. You could send your CV, research paper and motivation letter to

Application documents will be considered, and interviews will be appointed in due course. Applicants usually receive an admission decision approximately two weeks after they have applied. The admission procedure is finalized formally at the end of September with an official admission decision issued by Sofia University Rector.

Note: Early applicants should register at https://feba.kmk.uni-sofia.bg/user/login and fill in all required data when the web platform is open for applications and before the final deadline September 9, 2019.

English Language Requirements

In order to successfully participate in the AEEM Master's Programme, knowledge of the English language is required. Any of the following serves to verify this:

    • Cambridge English: Proficiency (CPE), Advanced (CAE), First (FCE);
    • IELTS;
    • Oxford Test of English;
    • A diploma from an English-language high school;
    • A diploma from a secondary school with extensive study of the English language;
    • An official letter from a university confirming that your previous degree was entirely or partially taught in English;
    • A certificate from other specialised institutions providing training in the English language;
    • An official letter from an academic institution certifying that you successfully passed an undergraduate or graduate studies entry exam in the English language.

Interviews Schedule

Interviews will be scheduled for September 10-19, 2019. They will be held in the FEBA premises or in exceptional cases via Skype. Further details will be announced in due course.

Overall Entry Score and Admission

The overall entry score will be computed using the following components and weights:

  • Average of diploma GPA and state exam grades: 15%
  • Motivation letter: 15%
  • Research paper: 30%
  • Interview: 40%

Expected dates for announcing admission decisions: September 24-30, 2019 (check for updates here). Early applications will be assessed informally and applicants will be notified of outcomes approximately two weeks after interviews are held.

Following admission, applicants are required to formally enrol in the Masters Programme by visiting the FEBA Administration Office prior to the official opening of the academic year in October 2019.

Expected AEEM Start for the 2019/2020 Academic Year

Second week of October 2019