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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 2017, 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 2st Monday New Years’ holiday
March 3rd Friday Day of Liberation of Bulgaria
April 14th Friday Good Friday (Orthodox Easter)
April 17th Monday Orthodox Easter (Monday)
May 1st Monday Labor’s day
May 6th Monday St. George’s Day (Day of Bulgarian Army)
July 4rd Tuesday Independence Day
September 4th Monday Labor Day
September 6th Wednesday Unification Day
September 22nd Friday Independence Day
November 1st Wednesday Revival Day
December 25th Monday Christmas day
December 26th Tuesday Day after Christmas


Office Hours

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


Country Representative
Jelena Djokovic

Finance and Administrative Assistant
Rumyana Yotova

YES Alumni Coordinator
Shebnem Niazi