In 1921, the Faculty of Agronomy of the University of Sofia started functioning officially. The admission of 67 students marked the beginning of the higher education in Agronomy in Bulgaria. In 1950, an autonomous Higher Agricultural Institute was established in Plovdiv.
The Institute has three Faculties: Agronomy, Technology, and Viticulture and Gardening, with well staffed and equipped departments, laboratories and auxiliary units: educational and experimental facilities, library, etc. Today the Agrarian University is the only higher educational institution training specialists for agriculture in Bulgaria.
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