The mission of NATFA “Kr. Sarafov” is to:

develop as a leading modern scientific, educational, social and cultural institution offering a wide spectrum of specialities and programs with theoretical and applied as well as applied science focus in the field of stage and screen arts, theatre and film critical studies;

train highly qualified specialists adaptable to the dynamically changing cultural and social needs; build in students the knowledge and skills that will ensure their successful professional fulfilment;

develop students’ creative gifts, analytical and communication skills, to encourage their critical thinking and broaden their cultural horizons;

confirm in its educational activity the principles of tolerance, dialogue, cooperation, activity and initiative.