University "Prof. D-r Asen Zlatarov"
“Prof. D-r. Assen Zlatarov” University is the only state university in Southeast Bulgaria. It was founded on 6th October 1963 by Decree № 162 of the Council of Ministers as a Higher Chemico-technological institute “Prof. D-r. Assen Zlatarov” which connected forever it with the name of its patron. “Prof. D-r. Assen Zlatarov” University was ratified as such by a resolution of the National Assembly in 1995.