The motto of “Vasil Levski” NMU is
„We are within Time and Time is within us!”
“Vasil Levski” National Military University was established with an Act of the National Assembly on 14.06.2002 through restructuring of “Vasil Levski” Land Forces Academy – Veliko Turnovo, “Panayot Volov” Artillery and Air Defense Academy – Shoumen and “Georgi Benkovski” Air Force Academy - Dolna Mitropolia.
The University is a state university, an entity, with its headquarters in Veliko Turnovo. It has its own flag, seal and celebration day – 26 November.