American Councils Bulgaria

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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 2018, 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 Monday New Years’ holiday
March 5th Monday Day of Liberation of Bulgaria
(Monday after)
April 6th Friday Good Friday (Orthodox Easter)
April 9th Monday Orthodox Easter (Monday)
May 1st Tuesday Labor’s day
May 7th Monday St. George’s Day (Day of Bulgarian Army)
May 24th Tuesday Saints Cyril & Methodius Day (Day of Bulgarian Script & Culture)
September 6th Thursday Unification Day
September 24th Monday Independence Day (Monday after)
November 2nd

November 22nd



Revival Day

Thanksgiving day

December 24th Monday Christmas day
December 25th Tuesday Day after Christmas
December 26th Wednesday 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
Stanimira Peycheva