The Plovdiv Branch of Technical University – Sofia, is the leading university in the field of engineering and technology in the south of Bulgaria and a prestigious and respected part of the Technical University – Sofia. The Plovdiv Branch of TU – Sofia provides European quality of education in all three types of degree programmes – Bachelor’s, Master’s and PhD by highly qualified teaching staff and modern high-tech equipment for conducting contemporary and qualitative teaching and learning process. Around 2,000 BSc, MSc and PhD students study in the two faculties of the Plovdiv Branch. They are distributed in five professional fields, twelve Bachelor's degree programmes, twelve Master’s degree programmes and twenty-four Doctoral degree programmes. Under the current rating system of higher education institutions in Bulgaria, TU-Sofia, including the Branch ranks first in the professional areas, in which these specialties are included.