The South-West University "Neofit Rilski" was opened as a branch of Sofia University "St. Climent Ohridski" in 1975. In 1983 it becomes separate entity under the name Higher Pedagogical Institute. With an act of the People's Assembly of the Republic of Bulgaria in 1995 its name is changed to South-West University. The name of the great enlightener Neofit Rilski is given to the University.

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