What are the tuition fees and refund policies?

Tuition Fees

Each program uses a different pricing policy. We’ll be happy to explain to you the instalment plan options during your admission process.

Application Fee – €50*

Equipment Fees:

  • All culinary programs – €600
  • Pastry&Bakery Program – €450

Enrollment Fees (All Programs):

  • Students from EU – €150*
  • Students from Non European countries – €1650*

Tuition Fees per semester

  • Culinary Arts – €2800**/€3400***
  • Professional Chef’s Certificate – €2800**/€3400***
  • Food Preparation Certificate – €3000
  • Cold&Hot Kitchen – €1800
  • Pastry&Bakery – €1400

*Non refundable

**Local Students

***International Students

HRC Academy reserves the right to review and modify the fees and Terms and Conditions of each year at any time and without prior notice. To maintain the standards expected from the institution, the fees are reviewed annually.

Refund Policies

The following Refund Policies apply to STUDENTS from outside the EU:

1. If the Bulgarian embassy does not grant visa D to the student, the HRC Culinary Academy will refund all fees except for the non-refundable Application fee (€50) and Enrollment fee (€1650).

2. If the student decides to terminate their studies prior to the start of the semester, HRC Culinary Academy will provide a refund of the full amount of the paid tuition fees, except the Application fee (€50) and Enrollment fee (€1650).

3. If the student decides to terminate their studies after the start of the semester, HRC Culinary Academy will not provide a refund of any paid tuition fees.

4. If the student decides to terminate their studies at HRC Culinary Academy for any reason, their Bulgarian visa D will be automatically cancelled.

All applicable refunds will be processed within one month of the Student’s notice of termination.

The following refund policies apply to STUDENTS from the EU:

1. If the student decides to terminate their studies prior to the start of the semester, HRC Culinary Academy will provide a refund of the full amount of the paid tuition fees, except the Application fee (€50) and Enrollment fee (€150).

2.  If the student decides to terminate their studies after the start of the semester, HRC Culinary Academy will not provide a refund of any paid tuition fees.

All applicable refunds will be processed within one month of the Student’s notice of termination.

Last rev. March 2024