English language Medicine programme designed for international students

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A large modern preclinical base, a hospital with specialised clinics, and research sections


Medical University – Pleven, one of the five medical universities in Bulgaria, was established in 1974, aiming to expand the horizons, size and reputation of the City Hospital, founded in 1865.

Today, combining traditions of the past with the present possibilities, it incorporates educational and therapeutic facilities, contemporary pre-clinical base, University Hospital with more than 1000 beds and clinics in all major medical fields, as well as a large number of specialized clinics and research units with modern diagnostic and therapeutic equipment. These are efficiently used to treat patients, train students, trainee doctors, post-graduates as well as for research work.

MU-Pleven has all theoretic, pre-clinical and clinical departments required for higher medical education.

Highly qualified lecturers with comprehensive academic experience are employed. The course of instruction is carried out in 24 departments by more than 60 professors and around 300 assistant professors. Most of them are members of national and international scientific and medical societies and authors of research studies.

The University has two students hostels with over 400 beds. The sports facilities at the University enable the students to have regular physical training in different sport disciplines. There are an indoor multipurpose sports center, basketball and volleyball fields, and tennis courts.

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