The American University in Bulgaria is a private American-style liberal arts university located in Blagoevgrad, Bulgaria. The University has assumed a unique and critical educational role in the dynamic region of Southeast Europe through its emphasis on preparing students for leadership, community involvement, careers, and advanced study. AUBG is accredited both in the US and in Bulgaria. Courses are taught in English by high-quality faculty coming from four continents, experienced in teaching in a multicultural, learner-centered environment. The highly talented international student body is open to knowledge and ready to grow intellectually, professionally, and personally. Currently, there are about 1,100 students studying at AUBG, representing 40 countries. The success of the University is attested by the 3,000 alumni who have already found their place in prestigious companies, started their own successful businesses, or have continued their education at renowned universities worldwide.