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; +359 32 200 701; 00359 879 26 18 91 – from 1.30 p.m. to 3.30 p.m. EET
E-mail:

    admin_en@mu-plovdiv.bg;
    anna.georgieva@mu-plovdiv.bg;
    dimitar.sapundjiev@mu-plovdiv.bg;
    svetoslava.slaveva@mu-plovdiv.bg;
    e.popmarinova@mu-plovdiv.bg;
    elena.dushilova@mu-plovdiv.bg;

    For entry-tests registration information:
    entry_tests@mu-plovdiv.bg

    www.mu-plovdiv.bg

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.
    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.
  • Post-graduate Master’s Degree Programme – part-time education:

  • Public Health and Health Management – for medical doctors – 1 year (2 semesters). The training takes place in English remotely at the Faculty of Public Health.
  • Foreign citizens may apply for training in:
    Bulgarian language course (all specialties) – in case they submit the required application documents within the deadlines stipulated, 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 submit the required application documents within the deadlines stipulated, successfully pass the entry tests in Biology and Chemistry in English, prove their English language proficiency at least at B1 level by sitting diagnostic test in English or present one the certificates required (only for non-native English speakers) 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.

Important:

  • 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 Entrance Exam Registration:

    • By 18 April 2023 – for the exam on 25 April 2023 (Biology and Chemistry in English) + English language diagnostic test
    • By 09 May 2023 – for the exam on 16 May 2023 (Biology and Chemistry in English) + English language diagnostic test
    • By 13 June 2023 – for the exam on 20 June 2023 (Biology and Chemistry in English and in Bulgarian) + English language diagnostic test
    • By 11 July 2023 – for the exam on 18 July 2023 (Biology and Chemistry in English) + English language diagnostic test
    • By 11 July 2023 – for the ADDITIONAL RE-SIT ONLY exam on 19 July 2023 (Biology and Chemistry in English and in Bulgarian) + English language diagnostic test
    • By 22 August 2023 – for the exam on 29 August 2023 (Biology and Chemistry in English and in Bulgarian) + English language diagnostic test
    • NOTES:

    • THE ADDITIONAL RE-SIT ONLY exam on 19 July 2023 is only for the applicants that sat the tests on the exams in April, May, June and July 2023
    • In case the capacity of the exam places for a certain exam date is reached the registration will be close earlier before the deadline.
    • Submitting of Documents:

    • 01 March – 14 July 2023 for non-EU and non-EEA citizens
    • 01 March – 30 August 2023 for EU and EEA citizens
    • 01 March – 08 September 2023 for UK citizens and Irish citizens
    • Online entrance tests in Biology and Chemistry and English language diagnostic test:

    • 25 April 2023 (Biology and Chemistry in English) + English language diagnostic test
    • 16 May 2023 – (Biology and Chemistry in English) + English language diagnostic test
    • 20 June 2023 – (Biology and Chemistry in English and in Bulgarian) + English language diagnostic test
    • 18 July 2023 – (Biology and Chemistry in English) + English language diagnostic test
    • 19 July 2023 – ADDITIONAL RE-SIT ONLY EXAM (Biology and Chemistry in English and in Bulgarian) + English language diagnostic test – only for the applicants that sat the tests on the exams in April, May, June and July 2023
    • 29 August 2023 – (Biology and Chemistry in English and in Bulgarian) + English language diagnostic test
    • Note: The start time of the exams is EEST (+3 hours GMT)
      Final Ranking of the Admitted Students:

    • 05 September 2023 – for Bulgarian Programmes
    • 12 September 2023 – for English Programmes
    • Enrollment of the Admitted Students in the respective Faculties:

    • 07 – 13 September 2023 – for Bulgarian Programmes
    • 13 – 27 September 2023 – for English Programmes
    • by 29 September 2023 – for preparatory class in Bulgarian
    • by 27 October 2023 – for preparatory class in English
    • Opening of the Academic Year for 1-st year students:

    • 15 September 2023 – for Bulgarian Programmes
    • 02 October 2023 – for English Programmes of 1-st year students
    • 02 October 2023 – for preparatory class in Bulgarian
    • Payments of Application and Tuition Fees:

    • By bank transfer – one week previously the exam date and the day before the enrollment the sums must be at the University account.
    IMPORTANT! All the bank charges are at the sender’s account!
    IMPORTANT! 6 September and 22 September in 2023 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, at a Bank Office of Unicredit Bulbank in Plovdiv or by bank transfer.
      Administrative Fee for first Entrance Exam (non-refundable) – 200.00 EU;
      Administrative Fee for Re-Sit Entrance Exam (non-refundable) – 300.00 EU

    • payable by card at least 7 days prior to the exam days and by bank transfer at least 7 days prior to the date of the test the sum should be in the University account.
    • IMPORTANT! All the bank charges are at the sender’s account!

    Annual tuition fees for 2022/2023 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.
    Payment of application and tuition fees:

    TUITION FEES ARE SUBJECT TO UPDATING!
  • By bank transfer – the entrance exam fee must be at the University account 7 days before the exam date and the semester tuition fee (half of the annual fee) sum must be at the University account on the day before the enrollment or on the spot at UniCredit Bulbank branch in Plovdiv on the date of the enrollment.
  • 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.