The increasing demand for early language education creates a greater demand for qualived professionals at the nursery and pre-school level. One of the challenges facing education and training providers is to devise and oter etective education programmes. These programmes should incorporate instruction in language, methodology and early childhood pedagogy. “St. Kliment Ohridski” University of Sova, followed by a few other universities in Bulgaria, have otered degree programmes which provide combined expertise both in language teaching and early years pedagogy.