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Human resources

Main economic indicators for the sector



Source: NSI, 2013


Secondary Education

  • Almost 5 000 high-school graduates from 136 classes specializing in transport and logistics annually
  • 71 Professional schools in Bulgaria specialize in logistics and transport engineering related subjects
  • Highest concentration of  professional high schools for the industry in the regions of  Sofia, Veliko Tarnovo, Varna, Burgas, Plovdiv, Ruse and Pleven


Tertiary Education

Universities in Bulgaria prepare more than 1 800 students in logistics related majors annualy

  • Аbout 60 000 graduates from 53 universities and colleges
  • More than half of the students are majoring in Transport Infrastructure related studies
  • 11 Universities in Bulgaria offer around 55 majors directly connected with transport engineering or logistics



Programs for collaboration between educational institutions, government and business have been launched


In collaboration with the Italian Institute for Foreign Trade, the Italian Ministry of Economic Development, educational program of very high professional level on logistics and supply chain management was introduced in 2008 in Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski” and the University of World and National Economy. The program is organized by The Italian Association for Logistics and Supply Chain Management (AILOG).

The program targets:

  • Professionals in Logistics, Manufacturing,  Marketing and Sales of Manufacturing enterprises
  • Management board in transport and distribution companies
  • Students in their third or fourth year as well as graduates from Economics faculties/universities with excellent grades

The program results:

  • Lectures held by Italian professors and executives
  • Bulgarian-Itailan Association founded
  • A book by the Italian Logistics Manager Armando Monte published
  • Web site launched
  • Todor Kableshkov University of Transport /Sofia/

    • Around 1 000 students majoring in transport related studies

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  • Professional High School of Lifting, Construction and Transport Equipment /Sofia/

    • About 90 students graduate each year

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