Trakia University

Trakia University - Stara Zagora

Country: Stara Zagora, BulgariaTuition Fees: €7000Living Costs:   €200
Courses: MedicineEntrance exam: YesGraduate Entry:  No

Medicine 6 Year Program

Trakia University (also known as Thrace University) is a small university situated in the city of Stara Zagora and was established in 1982 and then became an independent higher education facility in 1995 becoming part of Trakia University’s structure. The faculty of medicine plays host to about 600 Bulgarian & foreign medical students and over 200 academic staff members in their respective departments.

A city with roots as old as 342 BC has seen a lot of history. Stara Zagora has a highly developed industrial, services and agricultural infrastructure with a speciality in education with over 40 schools that provide a broad spectrum of subjects to choose from. The city contains the largest hospitals in the country and with the oldest theatre in Bulgaria and the biggest opera in the Balkan Peninsula. Several museums and art galleries adorn Stara Zagora, the city is thriving with life and character so much so that an award from “FDI Magazine” regarding the “Financial Times” was awarded to the district for its best quality of living in Europe, the newly built homes, low prices and rich heritage (2004).

The living costs are incredibly cheap with rent ranging from €190 to €250 per month and utilities averaging roughly €78 per month. So you can expect to pay approximately €400 per month for everything inclusive.

Medicine in English 6 Years: €7000 per year*

The first two years being pre-clinical in nature with a heavy emphasis on the fundamental subjects; Genetics, Physiology, Immunology, Microbiology, Biology, Biochemistry and Biophysics for example

The next three years are clinical with a focus on surgery and
Preventative medicine with more of an emphasis on practical work and visiting patients in hospitals and clinics.

Finally, the last year is the state clinical practice or internship.

The degree is recognised in all European Union states, European Economic Area and of course by the General Medical Council (GMC).

Deadline for Application: 1st September, students must apply much earlier so that we can create a strong application file and get them ready for the entrance exam. Medlink Students can advise you regarding everything surrounding the application process.