Admission of International students

 

 

Application Documents Required:

  • An Application Form in English and Bulgarian language (it can be downloaded from the website of MU-Sofia both in Bulgarian and English);
  • A legalized copy of secondary education diploma with a certified translation in Bulgarian. Candidates must have grades in Biology and Chemistry in their secondary education diploma by the Ordinance on State Requirements for Admission of Students at the Higher Education Institutions of the Republic of Bulgaria.
  • A legalized document with a certified translation in Bulgarian, issued by a competent authority (a secondary school in which the secondary education has been completed) to verify the applicant’s right to continue his / her education in all degrees of higher education in the country of secondary education acquisition.
  • A copy of a valid document proving citizenship (not residence).
  • A medical certificate issued within one month before the date of application, with a certified translation in Bulgarian.
  • Two (2) passport size photos in color attached to the application form.
  • A declaration form in Bulgarian and English for the authenticity of the submitted documents, duly signed by the applicant (the form can be downloaded from the website of MU-Sofia).

If the applicant cannot submit his / her application documents personally, a power of attorney should be submitted. The power of attorney should be legalized, with a certified translation in Bulgarian. If issued on the territory of the Republic of Bulgaria, the power of attorney should be notarized.

Tuition fees & taxes:

  • Submission of documents: 70 BGN - to be deposited at the Rector’s Office Pay Desk;
  • A self-study guide in Biology and Chemistry in English and Bulgarian: 30 BGN - to be deposited at the Rector’s Office Pay Desk;
  • A 40-hour preparatory course in Biology and Chemistry in English: 720 BGN - to be deposited at the Rector’s Office Pay Desk;
  • Exam fees for an entrance exam in Bulgarian/English language, Biology&Chemistry in Bulgarian/English: 400 BGN - to be deposited at the Department of Language Training and Sports (DLTS);
  • A preparatory course in Bulgarian at the DLTS: 3 700 EUR;
  • A preparatory course in English at the DLTS: 4 800 EUR;
  • Training in “Dental Medicine” in Bulgarian: 7000 EUR per annum - to be deposited into the bank account of the Faculty of Dental Medicine;
  • Training in “Dental Medicine” in English: 8000 EUR per annum - to be deposited into the bank account of the Faculty of Dental Medicine.

Admission Dates & Deadlines:

Admission of EU and EEC and Confederation Switzerland citizens:

  • Deadline for admission of documents: from 15.07.2020 to 10.09.2020.
  • Conducting biology and chemistry preparatory courses in English by professors in biology from Medical Faculty and professors in chemistry from Pharmacy Faculty aiming to equalize the knowledge of biology and chemistry of the applicants from different countries – from 08.09.2020 to 12.09.2020.
  • Competitive exam in English, biology and chemistry – 13.09.2020 (Sunday).
  • Results announcement of the competitive exam – 16.09.2020.

Note: If one of the components of the exam is not taken successfully, the exam is considered to have been failed. The results of the written works are final and not reassessable!

Ranking – 17.09.2020

Results announcement –16.09.2020

Announcement of the EU and EEC Citizens’ Ranking – 17.09.2020

EU and EEC citizens are ranked by score which is calculated as the sum of marks in biology and chemistry of the high school diploma and the marks they receive in English, biology in English and chemistry in English of the competitive exams. Maximum score: 30.00.
The ranking of EU and EEC citizens is based on art. 21, paragraph 2 of the Higher Education Act at places, approved by the Academic Council of the Medical University-Sofia upon a proposal of the Deans of faculties according to the free capacity of the specialty.
Note: If one of the components of the exam is not taken successfully, the exam is considered to have been failed.
The results of the written works are final and not subject to re-evaluation!

Enrollment in faculties for first-year students admitted, who are taught in English in the specialties Medicine, Dental Medicine and Pharmacy – until 09.10.2020.

Beginning of the academic year for first-year students admitted, who are taught in English in the specialties Medicine, Dental Medicine and Pharmacy – 12.10.2020.

 

Additional Information

Admission of third-country nationals
Admission of foreign citizens from countries not members of the EU and EEC and Confederation Switzerland / third countries /:

  • Admission of documents: from 01.06.2020 to 30.09.2020;
  • Competitive exams in English, biology and chemistry in English – 03.10.2020 only for applicants who have received type D visa and arrived in the country by 30.09.2020. Applicants, arrived after this date are enrolled in a preparatory academic year at the Department of Language Training and Sports (DEOS), at Medical University – Sofia, in English or Bulgarian language according to their preference;
  • Results announcement of the competitive exam – 06.10.2020.

Medical University – Sofia

Admission of applicants with dual citizenship
Students with dual citizenship, one of which is Bulgarian and the other one from an EU/EEA member state, shall be admitted under the terms and conditions and within the due order as for the Bulgarian citizens (after an entrance exam in Biology and Chemistry, as for the Bulgarian candidate students).
Students with dual citizenship, one of which is Bulgarian and the other one from an EU/EEA member state, who have completed their secondary education in an EU/EEA member state, and who wish to study in English shall be admitted by Art. 21, Para 2 of the Higher Education Act by sitting an entrance exam in English, and an entrance exam in Biology and Chemistry in English. Once admitted, the students shall pay the fixed annual fee for the Bulgarian nationals admitted under a paid form of education plus the tuition fee for English education (International Students). The amount of the fees due is set by a Decision of the Academic Council for the respective academic year.
Students with dual citizenship, one of which is Bulgarian and the other one from a non-EU/non-EEA member state (third-country nationals), but who have completed their secondary education in the Republic of Bulgaria, regardless of their second nationality, shall be admitted under the terms and conditions and within the due order as for the Bulgarian citizens.
Students with dual citizenship, one of which is Bulgarian and the other one from a non-EU/non-EEA member state (third-country nationals), who have completed their secondary education abroad, shall be admitted under the terms and conditions and within the due order determined for non-EU/non-EEA member state (third-country nationals), shall pay 50% of the fee for the international students.