This course is offered subject to minimum registration numbers.

Bulgaria is the oldest country in Europe, with the longest continuing name since establishment. Bulgarian history and heritage are rich and diverse, and the Bulgarian language is a Slavic language of mixed origins.

The Department of Russian and Slavonic Studies within the School of Languages, Literatures and Cultural Studies will run language and culture courses in Bulgarian at the Beginners, Lower Intermediate, and Intermediate/Advanced levels.

Date, Time, and Place

Each course runs for 22 weeks (two-hour classes once a week) spread over two terms – Michaelmas term (starting September) and Hillary term (starting January). All classes take place in-person on Trinity's central campus.

  • Beginners: Tuesdays 7pm-9pm.
  • Lower Intermediate: Wednesdays 7pm-9pm.
  • Intermediate/Advanced: Thursdays 7pm-9pm.

Further information on start dates, as well as the course application form, are available at: www.tcd.ie/Russian/courses/evening-courses/bulgarian.php

Course Fees

€660 full rate. Payment by instalments of €350 per term is also possible.

This fee is strictly non-refundable once the course has commenced.


Intakes of new students will not be available from January during the Hillary term unless applicants have the necessary language levels to join a continuing group.

Further information on this course is available at: www.tcd.ie/Russian/courses/evening-courses/bulgarian.php

E: shortcourses.sllcs@tcd.ie

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