General Information

Foreign students admission office

Foreign Student Admission Office
University Information Center (at the Central Gate of the University Campus), I floor, Offices 1, 2, 3
Medical University – Plovdiv
15 A, Vasil Aprilov blvd.
Plovdiv 4002
Bulgaria
Tel.: +359 32 200 700 – from 1.30 p.m. to 3.30 p.m. EET
E-mail:

    admin_en@mu-plovdiv.bg;
    dsapundjiev@mu-plovdiv.bg;
    admin_emp@mu-plovdiv.bg;

    www.mu-plovdiv.bg

UNDERGRADUATE TRAINING AT MEDICAL UNIVERSITY – PLOVDIV

    Master’s degree programs – full-time education:

  • Medicine – 6 years (10 semesters and 12 months’ pre-diploma clinical clerkship);
  • Dental Medicine – 5, 9 years (10 semesters and 9 months’ pre-diploma clinical clerkship);
  • Pharmacy – 5 years (9 semesters and 6 months’ pre-diploma clerkship)
  • The students who complete successfully the full course of studies and pass the State Assessment Examinations receive a Master`s Degree in Medicine /Dental Medicine/Pharmacy and the professional qualification of ‘Physician’/‘Dentist’/‘Pharmacist’.
    The University offers also English language training in Medicine, Dental Medicine and Pharmacy for foreign students.
    Post-Bachelor Master`s degree programs:

  • Master of Healthcare Management – 1 year (2 semesters);
  • Master of Social Activities and Public Health Management – 1,5 years (3 semesters);
  • Master of Public Health and Healthcare Management – 1 year (2 semesters);
  • Master of Physiotherapy, Wellness, SPA and Balneotherapy – 2 years (4 semesters)
  • Bachelor’s degree programs – full-time education:

  • Nursing – 4 years (6 semesters and 9 months’ pre-diploma clinical clerkship)
  • Midwifery – 4 years (6 semesters and 9 months’ pre-diploma clinical clerkship)
  • Physician Assistant – 4 years (6 semesters and 9 months’ pre-diploma clinical clerkship)
  • Healthcare Management – 2,5 years (5 semesters)
  • Professional Bachelor’s degree programs – full-time education:

  • Public Health Inspector, Assistant Pharmacist, Medical Laboratory Technician, Physiotherapist, X-Ray Laboratory Technician, Dental Technician, Medical Cosmetics and Dietary, Nutrition Instructor – 3 years (6 semesters). The training takes place in the Medical College of Medical University – Plovdiv.
  • Foreign citizens may apply for training in:

  • Bulgarian language course (all specialties) – in case they successfully pass the entry tests in Biology and Chemistry in Bulgarian and are rated in the final rating list of admitted students or pass one-year Bulgarian language preparatory course and after it successfully pass the entry tests in Biology and Chemistry in Bulgarian and are rated in the final rating list of admitted students;
  • English language course (Medicine, Dental Medicine and Pharmacy) in case they pass the entry tests in Biology and Chemistry in English and are rated in the final rating list of admitted students or pass one-year English language preparatory course and after it pass the entry tests in Biology and Chemistry in English and are rated in the final rating list of admitted students.
– In the English programs of study the discipline Bulgarian language is a mandatory part of the curriculum during the first two years of training and the students need it in order to communicate with the patients from the 3-rd year on when their clinical study will begin.
– The students should comply with the medical clothing requirements during their clinical practicals and internships with a view to safety measures during the clinical training.
– In the Contract of Education between the student and the university – in Art.4 (7), Section III the student takes the obligation to comply with the provisions of the Higher Education Act, other regulatory acts, as well as the Rules of Medical University – Plovdiv and in case of non-compliance the university has the right to take measures and to impose sanctions.
– Art. 3 of the Bulgarian Higher Education Act: “The higher secular education shall be independent from ideologies, religions and political doctrines” and according to Section VI Art. 82 (1) 6 of the Rules of Structure and Operation of Medical University – Plovdiv, in connection with Art. 71 of the Higher Education Act: “The students are obliged not to conduct on the territory of the university any activity and events of organizations with political, religious, ethnic or nationalist nature.”, so the university shall not tolerate on its territory activities, demonstrations and events connected with any ideology, religion and politics. The same is stipulated also in the Constitution of the Republic of Bulgaria, viz. Art. 53 (4)”Higher schools shall enjoy academic autonomy” in connection with Art. 13 (2) “Religious institutions shall be separate from the State”. Medical University-Plovdiv is exactly state property.

APPLICATION, ADMISSION AND ENROLLMENT SCHEDULE

On-line Еntrance Exam Registration:

  • By 14 April 2021 – for the exam on 22 April 2021 (English)
  • By 11 May 2021 – for the exam on 19 May 2021 (English)
  • By 16 June 2021 – for the exam on 24 June 2021 (English and Bulgarian)
  • By 7 July 2021 – for the exam on 15 July 2021 (English)
  • By 23 August 2021 – for the exam on 31 August 2021 (English and Bulgarian)
  • By 31 August 2021 – for the exam on 08 September 2021 (English)

Submitting of Documents:

  • 01 March – 16 July 2021 for non-EU and non-EEA citizens
  • 01 March – 03 September 2021 for EU and EEA citizens
  • 01 March – 07 September 2021 for UK citizens

Online entrance tests in Biology and Chemistry:

  • 22 April 2021 – English
  • 19 May 2021 – English
  • 24 June 2021 – English and Bulgarian
  • 15 July 2021 – English
  • 31 August 2021 – English and Bulgarian
  • 08 September 2021 – English

Note: The start time of the exams is EEST (+3 hours GMT)

Final Ranking of the Admitted Students:

  • 08 September 2021 – for Bulgarian Programmes
  • 14 September 2021 – for English Programmes

Enrollment of the Admitted Students in the respective Faculties:

  • 09 – 13 September 2021 – for Bulgarian Programmes
  • 15 – 30 September 2021 – for English Programmes

Opening of the Academic Year for 1-st year students:

  • 15 September 2021 – for Bulgarian Programmes
  • 01 October 2021 – for English Programmes

Enrollment of non-admitted applicants and not enrolled admitted students in one-year English/Bulgarian preparatory course – deadline:

  • 29 October 2021

Payments of Application and Tuition Fees:

  • By bank transfer – one week previously the date of the entry test or the enrollment
6 September and 22 September in 2021 are official holidays and non-working days for the University, Banks and other institutions

APPLICATION AND TUITION FEES

Application Administrative Fees:
Administrative Fee for Submitting Documents (non-refundable) – 25.00 EU – payable upon submitting the application documents at the Cashiers Office of the University or at a Bank Office of Unicredit Bulbank in Plovdiv.
Administrative Fee for Entry Tests in Biology and Chemistry (non-refundable) – 200.00 EU – payable by bank transfer at least one week prior to the date of the test.

Annual tuition fees for 2021/2022 academic year:

Master`s degree:
Medicine – 7 000 € – Bulgarian course
– 8 000 € – English course
Dental medicine – 7 000 € – Bulgarian course
– 8 000 € – English course
Pharmacy – 6 000 € – Bulgarian course
– 6 000 € – English programme
Bachelor`s degree:
Nursing – 4 000 € – Bulgarian course
Midwifery – 4 000 € – Bulgarian course
Healthcare Management – 3 000 € – Bulgarian course
– 4 000 € – English course
Professional Bachelor`s degree:
Public Health Inspector – 4 000 € – Bulgarian course
Assistant Pharmacist – 4 000 € – Bulgarian course
Medical Laboratory Technician – 4 000 € – Bulgarian course
Physiotherapist – 4 000 € – Bulgarian course
X-Ray Laboratory Technician – 4 000 € – Bulgarian course
Dental Technician – 4 000 € – Bulgarian course
Annual Bulgarian language preparatory course
– for Master’s Degree – 3700 €
– for Bachelor’s Degree – 3200 €
– for Professional Bachelor’s Degree – 3200 €
Annual English language preparatory course – 4 800 €

The annual tuition fee of does not cover accommodation, health insurance, textbooks and educational handbooks which are at the student’s own expense.

Before enrollment the semester tuition fee (half of the annual fee) should be paid either by bank transfer at least one week prior to the date of the enrollment or on the spot at a Bank Office of Unicredit Bulbank in Plovdiv.

Bank Account of Medical University – Plovdiv
Bank: Unicredit Bulbank Plovdiv
BIC code: UNCRBGSF
IBAN code: BG98UNCR75273454623409 (EUR)
Bank Address: 4000 Plovdiv
13, Knyaz Alexander I, Str.
Fee for ………………….– …….. EUR
Reg. No/Proforma-Inv. No……. ………..
Name, Surname of the Applicant/Student…………………………………

When effecting payment by bank transfer it is mandatory the name and the Registration No or Proforma-invoice No to be indicated.