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Programs Implemented

YES High School Exchange Program

YES Abroad for U.S. Students

Balkan Language Initiative

Overseas Professional and Intercultural Training Program (OPIT)

Title VIII Research Fellowships

Contact Information

Prof. Nikola Mihaylov Str. 9, Floor 3

1142 Sofia

Telephone: +359 87 7333013, +359 87 993 0228

E-mail: (for general inquiries and questions)

Office Location


Office Holidays

In 2019, the American Councils office in Sofia will be closed on the following holidays and on select days in accordance with local guidelines as announced:

Date Day of the Week Name of Holiday
January 1st Tuesday New Years’ holiday
March 4th Monday Day of Liberation of Bulgaria
(Monday after)
April 26th Friday Good Friday (Orthodox Easter)
April 29th Monday Orthodox Easter (Monday)
May 1st Wednesday Labor’s day
May 6th Monday St. George’s Day (Day of Bulgarian Army)
May 24th Friday Saints Cyril & Methodius Day (Day of Bulgarian Script & Culture)
September 6th Friday Unification Day
September 23th Monday Independence Day (Monday after)
November 1st Friday Revival Day
December 24th Tuesday Christmas day
December 25th Wednesday Day after Christmas
December 26th Thursday Day after Christmas


Office Hours

Working hours are Monday-Friday, 9:00-17:00.


Country Representative
Jelena Djokovic

Finance and Administrative Assistant
Kristiyan Naydenov

YES Alumni Coordinator
Viktoria Panayotova