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QS World Grad School Tour


Are you interested in Masters or PhD studies? The QS World Grad School Tour Sofia brings together representatives of some of the world’s top universities under one roof to meet potential Masters & PhD candidates. Meet ESCP Europe, St. Gallen, IE Business School, Diplomatic Academy of Vienna, University of Glasgow and more, 

At the event you will be able to meet Mariela Vacheva alumna of Princeton University and Irena Vasileva alumna of University of Applied Sciences and Arts in Dortmund. You will also discover information about studying in different countries and which university is best suited to meet your career aspirations.

Why Attend?

Financial Support

Apply for US$1.7 million of exclusive scholarships offered by QS and its partner institutions to all fair attendees

Face-to-face Interaction

Speak face-to-face with key decision makers from the world’s top universities offering a broad spectrum of Master's and PhD programs

Network and share experiences with alumni from leading institutions and fellow applicants

Get expert test preparation, funding and career advice


Seminars and Information Sessions

Pre-fair seminar about application procedures and scholarships applications

Attend study abroad seminars offering an overview of the broad spectrum of Master’s and PhD programs available globally



Free QS Top Grad School Guide

Get a complimentary copy of the QS TopGrad School Guide – An invaluable tool to help you choose the best university to meet your career ambitions - For the first 100 Candidates

Event Agenda


Registration Opens

13:00 - 13:20

Presentation by Central European University

13:20 - 13:40

Presentation by King Abdullah University of Science and Technology

13:40 - 14:00

Presentation by ESCP Europe Business School

14:15 - 15:00

Admissions Seminar
Presenters: IE Business School, University of Glasgow, Diplomatic Academy of Vienna


Start of the fair

15:00 - 18:00

LinkedIn & CV Photo-Shoot
Presenters: Photographer - Dimitar Kyosemarliev

15:30 - 16:00

Introduction to IELTS
Presenters: British Council

16:30 - 17:00

The application process for Masters & PhD studies - CAE and CPE certificates
Presenters: Britanica

17:00 - 17:30

Career Panel with successful Alumni
Presenters: Mariela Vacheva Aluna: BA Economics Princeton University, MA Entrepreneurship EM Lyon, Zhejiang University & Babson College and Irena Vasileva Alumna: European Master in Project Management (M.A.) at University of Applied Sciences and Arts in Dortmund


Fair Closes


1. Do I need to register beforehand or can I turn up at the fair without registering?
Registration for the QS World Grad School Tour fair is free. We would recommend you to register online so you could receive important information from QS and the participating universities
2. What is the best time to attend the fair?
We would suggest that you come early to attend exclusive university presentations and to get a complimentary copy of the QS TopGrad School Guide, however you can come at any point from 12:30 until 18:00.
3. How should I dress for the QS World Grad School Tour?
The dress code is smart casual.