Agricultural University of Plovdiv, Faculty of Plant Protection and Agroecology



The Agricultural University of Plovdiv was established in 1945. It has strengthened its positions as a national centre of agricultural science and education in Bulgaria.
In 2006 the National Evaluation and Accreditation Agency awarded the Agricultural University – Plovdiv with an institutional accreditation and the highest grade of “Very Good”. 

The University has modern lecture halls, computer rooms, sport halls and playgrounds, a swimming pool, a cafeteria, a library, etc.

The AU-Plovdiv provides training for three academic degrees – Bachelor, Master and PhD.  Bulgarian students as well as foreigners are enrolled both as full-time and part-time students in the three academic and educational degree courses.

The Faculty of Plant Protection and Agroecology was founded in 1983. The students major for the Bachelor’s degree in:
- Plant Protection - full-time studies;
- Ecology and Environmental Protection – full-time studies.

The two professional fields – 6.2. Plant Protection and 4.4. Ecology and Environmental Protection were accredited by the National Agency of Evaluation and Accreditation in 2006 for student training for acquiring the educational and qualification degree ‘Bachelor’ and ‘Master’ and the educational and scientific degree ‘Doctor’ with a very good score.

Five Departments are included in the Faculty structure: Entomology, Phytopathology, Microbiology and Ecological Biotechnologies, Agroecology and General Chemistry.

Master degree courses:
Plant Protection;
Agricultural Pharmacy;
Ecology of Settlement Systems;
Biological Farming;
Apiculture /Bee-keeping;
Grassing – exterior and interior design;
Preservation and management of biological diversity.