How do I apply?

We have simple and clear steps for application and admission of students. The basic requirements for admission of students at Culinary Arts Institute are strong motivation, good results of their High School diploma and good command of English language.

Do you offer placements?

Each student has the option to apply for a placement in Michelin star restaurants for the period up to 12 months during their studies at CAI or any other university programme offered at Varna University of Management.

What are my career opportunities after graduation?

There are many benefits of studying in the Culinary Arts Institute at Varna University of Management and the most significant one is the numerous career opportunities, both in Bulgaria and abroad.

What is the language of instruction at VUM?

All classes are taught in English.

What is the duration of the course and what kind of degree I will get?

We offer two Bachelor Programmes – Gastronomy and Culinary Arts and Hospitality and Culinary Arts.

What are the facilities at VUM?

We believe that students need the right environment to learn well. The kitchen where our students work is designed in the most ergonomic way. Contemporary equipment welcomes them every day, as we cooperate with the manufacturers of some of the iconic 2 Michelin starred restaurants worldwide. We are proud that Culinary Arts Institute has the best- equipped facilities in this part of Europe.

Do you offer accommodation?

The students’ residence is conveniently situated on the campus of VUM, in the city center of Varna.