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.

  • Public health and health management – 2 semesters, 78.4 ECTC credits
  • Faculty of Public Health at the Medical University of Plovdiv (Bulgaria) offers the following accredited educational program, awarding the graduates with EU-recognized diplomas in Master of “Public Health and Health Management” for medical doctors.
    The duration of training is 1 year (2 semesters, 78.4 ECTC credits), divided into 4 modules.
    The training process is part-time in English remotely.
    In order to participate in the admission process, the applicant must have completed higher medical education – Master’s degree and a professional qualification of Physicians.
    Application documents of the interested prospective students are submitted online from 10 October 2022 to 19 October 2022.
    The participation in the admission process is by documents and exam (written test) in Social Medicine.
    The academic year begins in January 2023.
    The annual tuition fee is 4 000 euros.
    If you want to advance in your career, this program will help you find ways to improve your skills and applicable knowledge in health management. Training is performed by qualified lecturers with academic degrees and interests in the following main areas: health management, health economics, medical law, health project management, information technologies in medicine medical and business ethics, medical informatics and biostatistics, medical psychology, medical sociology, etc.
    Do not miss the opportunity to develop as a professional and to achieve success in higher level positions!

    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.

    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 06 April 2022 – for the exam on 14 April 2022 (Biology and Chemistry in English) + English language diagnostic test
  • By 04 May 2022 – for the exam on 12 May 2022 (Biology and Chemistry in English) + English language diagnostic test
  • By 15 June 2022 – for the exam on 23 June 2022 (Biology and Chemistry in English and in Bulgarian) + English language diagnostic test
  • By 06 July 2022 – for the exam on 14 July 2022 (Biology and Chemistry in English) + English language diagnostic test
  • By 23 August 2022 – for the exam on 31 August 2022 (Biology and Chemistry in English and in Bulgarian) + English language diagnostic test
  • By 31 August 2022 – for the exam on 08 September 2022 (Biology and Chemistry in English) + English language diagnostic test
  • Submitting of Documents:

  • 01 March – 29 July 2022 for non-EU and non-EEA citizens
  • 01 March – 02 September 2022 for EU and EEA citizens
  • 01 March – 09 September 2022 for UK citizens
  • Online entrance tests in Biology and Chemistry and English language diagnostic test:

  • 14 April 2022 (Biology and Chemistry in English) + English language diagnostic test
  • 12 May 2022 – (Biology and Chemistry in English) + English language diagnostic test
  • 23 June 2022 – (Biology and Chemistry in English and in Bulgarian) + English language diagnostic test
  • 12 July 2022 – (Biology and Chemistry in English) + English language diagnostic test
  • 31 August 2022 – (Biology and Chemistry in English and in Bulgarian) + English language diagnostic test
  • 08 September 2022 – (Biology and Chemistry in English) + English language diagnostic test
  • Note
    The start time of the exams is EEST (+3 hours GMT)
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    Final Ranking of the Admitted Students:

  • 08 September 2022 – for Bulgarian Programmes
  • 14 September 2022 – for English Programmes
  • Enrollment of the Admitted Students in the respective Faculties:

  • 09 – 14 September 2022 – for Bulgarian Programmes
  • 15 – 30 September 2022 – for English Programmes
  • Opening of the Academic Year for 1-st year students:

  • 15 September 2022 – for Bulgarian Programmes
  • 03 October 2022 – for English Programmes
  • Enrollment of non-admitted applicants and not enrolled admitted students in one-year English/Bulgarian preparatory course – deadline:

  • 28 October 2022
  • Payments of Application and Tuition Fees:

  • By bank transfer – one week previously the date of the entry test or the enrollment
IMPORTANT! 6 September and 22 September in 2022 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 Entrance Tests in Biology and Chemistry (non-refundable) – 200.00 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.

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.