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ACADEMY OF MUSIC, DANCE AND FINE ARTS 'PROF ASEN DIAMANDIEV' , PLOVDIV Faculties of Music Folklore, Music Education, Fine Arts






Street Address:

Ul Todor Samodoumov 2, Plovdiv 4000, Bulgaria

Postal Address:

PO Box 117, Plovdiv 4000, Bulgaria


+35 932 631 668


Undergraduate programs


Bachelor of Music. Studies include performance (classical, jazz/popular, traditional instruments), composition, musicology, ethnomusicology, folklore. Bachelor of Music Education.


Graduate proigrams


Master of Arts. In performance, choral and orchestral conducting, opera and theatre performance, composition, musicology, ethnomusicology, history of Bulgarian music, Orthodox church music, music editing, arts management, sound engineering, music therapy. Master of Music Education. Doctor of Philosophy.

Institution Notes:

This state-owned Academy was founded in 1964 as an affiliate of the Bulgarian State Conservatory in Sofia and is regarded as equivalent in status to a university. It gained its current name and status in 1995. There are Faculties of Musical Pedagogy, Musical Folklore and Choreography, Fine Arts, and a department of Language and Specialized Education. Facilities include a well-equipped library and music technology suites. Language of instruction is Bulgarian. The Academy holds an annual summer Bulgarian Folk Music & Dance Seminar. An active member of the Association Européenne des Conservatoires, Académies de Musique et Musikhochschulen.

Last Updated:

August 2021