Why to study in Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski” ?

Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski” is the oldest and also the biggest university in Bulgaria. It has been established in 1888. There are a couple of disciplines, but the most desired one is Medicine. Sofia University has 16 faculties and three departments, where over 21,000 students receive their education. The academic year starts in October and finishes around June. The entry exam is different for each discipline. National and international rankings consistently rank Sofia University as the best in Bulgaria. It also is consistently among the four percent of world universities according to QS World University Rankings.

Some other top universities in the country are the Medical University of Varna, the Medical University of Pleven, and the Medical University of Sofia.

For more info, you can check the website of the university.

What is the tuition fee for studying medicine?

1. Medicine- 7700 euro
The tuition fee for Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski” can be paid in two installments.

Is there an entry exam?

Yes, there is an entry exam for all medical universities in Bulgaria. It is very easy and it is consisting of test questions from Biology, Chemistry and very easy English reading and comprehension. There is more than enough time to complete the exam. All entry exams are online, except the one in Sofia Medical University.

What is the duration of the education?

Medicine – six and a half years

What does the program include?

Medicine- the first two years are only pre-clinic study and theory after that comes three years of clinical period. The final year of the course is an internship at the end of which are the state exams.

How can I transfer to Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski”?

1. You need to have an academic transcript from your university with all disciplines and credits
2. High school certificate with 12 years of education
3. Medical Certificate

Do I need a VISA for studying in Bulgaria?

1. European citizens do not need a student VISA
2. All NON – European citizens need student VISA type D

Do I have a guarantee that I will be accepted?

Yes, as we are providing all of our students the best possible preparation for the entry exam

What will happen if I do not get accepted?

Our team will do everything possible to sign you in another university


  • High school certificate with 12 years of education
  • EU citizens - Grades from Biology and Chemistry, Non EU citizens – more than 62% from both subjects
  • Eligibility letter from the school
  • Medical Certificate

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