The Bulgarian Air Force Academy (BAFA) is committed to providing high-quality academic aviation education to cadets and civilian students and assisting them to earn their bachelor, master or doctoral degree. Theory and practice go hand in hand in all military and civilian specialties. The mission of BAFA is to educate and inspire cadets to become agile and capable leaders of knowledge, character and discipline; to teach young people to respect the state and its allies, to strive for integrity, dignity, and courage, following the example of our ancestors; to train future officers to defend the national interests, to adhere to the European values and strengthen the international peace and stability. BAFA also aims to contribute to the improvement of the interoperability between EU countries and to promote the European security and defence culture.
Main objectives of the university are:
- Educating cadets towards earning bachelor’s degree;
- Educating civilian students towards bachelor’s and master’s degree;
- Supervising Phd students;
- Training of active duty officers in post graduate courses;
- NCO training and target qualification courses;