About Sofia Medical University, Bulgaria
|Country: Sofia, Bulgaria||Tuition Fees: €8000||Living Costs: €300|
|Courses: Medicine, Dentistry||Entrance exam: Yes||Graduate Entry: No|
The Faculty of Medicine at the Medical University of Sofia was founded in 1917 and is the oldest medical faculty in Bulgaria. It has always strived to be a regional leader among other medical schools in the country. That’s why, since its inception, the university kept increasing the quality of education over the years, so it could become one of the best places to study medicine in Europe. And it did.
Medical University Sofia accepts 400 students onto the medicine-in-English course and 80 students on to the dentistry-in-English course. MU Sofia is located in the city centre, Sofia 1431, blvd. “Acad. Ivan Geshov” № 15.
Medical University of Sofia Tuition Fees
The university teaches the following courses in English: medicine, dentistry, pharmacy, and take 6, 5,5, and 5 years to complete respectively. Medicine and dentistry tuition fees are €8000 per year, while pharmacy is €6000. Living expenses amount to around €500 per month.
Submission of documents costs €35 and the fees for the exams in Bulgarian/English, Chemistry and Biology in Bulgarian or English are €200 in total.
Accommodation at the Medical University of Sofia
Although there are dormitories available for MUS, they are situated far from the university, around 30 minutes walking distance. International students in Sofia usually prefer to rent a flat close to the university.
Prices for a one-bedroom apartment vary between €250 – €400 per month, which is affordable, given that Sofia is the capital of Bulgaria. We advise you to look into the tenancy option because it will make your life so much easier.
In the vicinity of the Medical University of Sofia, you can find all kinds of entertainments – cafeterias, restaurants, shopping centres, clubs, parks and more. There are several large shopping malls in the city which will take you a few minutes to get to by using the subway.
Medical University of Sofia Admission & Entry Requirements
Admission of EU and EEC and Confederation Switzerland citizens:
- The deadline for admission of documents is from July 15th to September 10th 2020.
- Exams in English, Biology and Chemistry are scheduled for September 13th, 2020 (Sunday)
- Exam results* – September 16th 2020
- Ranking – September 17th 2020
*If one of the exam components is not taken successfully, the exam is considered failed. The results of the written works are final.
Students are ranked based on their final high school grade in Biology and Chemistry, and their final entry test score. Students must apply before early September at the latest. The sooner you apply, the higher your chance of acceptance.
Medlink Students will create a strong file for you that allows you to out-compete other applicants. We will provide you with sample papers of the entrance exam and past questions and answers to ensure you ace the test at Sofia Medical University.
The entrance test is carried out at the university itself. There, by our students who currently study at the faculty will meet you. They will support you and advise you on the best practices for success while studying medicine abroad in Sofia Medical University.
Contact us now and learn about all the ways we can make your admission easier.
Transfer To The Medical University Of Sofia
As well as admission into the first year, we also help students transfer from their medical school into Sofia Medical School.
Medical University of Sofia Term Dates
The academic year for first-year students admitted, who are taught in English in Medicine, Dental Medicine and Pharmacy starts on 12.10.2020.
Sofia Medical University Curriculum & Syllabus
Curriculum for the year 2020/2021 is not yet available. To get an idea of what a curriculum features, you could check the one from the previous (or current) academic year:
Sofia Medical University Accreditation
MU Sofia is an accredited university, and the diploma is internationally recognised.
Sofia Medical University holds accreditation by Bulgaria’s Ministry of Education and Science and the National Evaluation and Accreditation Agency in Bulgaria.
The GMC recognises the Medical University of Plovdiv. To be accepted, the GMC’s requirements are: you will need to have graduated successfully in a course which contained at least 5,500 hours and lasted at least three years.