Admissions of foreign citizens

Medical University - Sofia will no conclude Contracts for students’ recruitment for the academic year 2018/2019. Medical University-Sofia has not authorized anyone to represent it. There is no officially accredited representatives of MU-Sofia.

Admission of foreign citizens to Medical University – Sofia

Documents for studying at or for transfer to MU-Sofia sent by fax,e-mail or by post are not accepted, not examined and are disregarded!

The due documents concerning all the international applicants are as follows.

About the necessary documents  for the citizens of European Union or European еconomic area more information you obtain on the tel. +359 2 9152 164, +359 2 9152 149, +359 2 9152 123.

Foreign citizens are admitted to Medical University – Sofia in accordance with the Law on Higher Education and Ordinance on the State Requirements for Admitting of Students inthe Institutions of Higher Education in Republic of Bulgaria if they have completed secondary education that makes them eligible to continue their education in their home country and if they have grade not less than good 4 in Biology and Chemistry in their secondary education diploma or in equivalent of the diploma for secondary education document.

The preparatory academic year is organized and carried out by the Centre of Language training Physical Education and Sports at Medical University – Sofia and includes courses in Bulgarian language and English language and language train on Biology, Chemistry, Anatomy and Physiology only for Language Education needs.
Foreign citizens who speak Bulgarian or English language pass a test-exam for evaluating the level of their language proficiency.

Preparation of the documents:

All documents for study in Medical University-Sofia (MU-Sofia) should be duly legalized and obligatory translated into Bulgarian language and this translation must by certified at the R Bulgarian Diplomatic or Consular representation in the respective country where documents are issued. Issued by a Hague’s Convention country documents legalized with an original Apostil, or documents legalized with a stamp of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs issued by a country that R Bulgaria has a mutual contract for “law assistance” the Bulgarian language translation and certification of this translation can be done by the Bulgarian Embassy /Consulate in the country where they are issued or by the Consulate of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in R Bulgaria. The Bulgarian Ministry of Foreign Affairs does not certify translations into Bulgarian language made abroad. When the documents cannot be accompanied by an original Apostil but are legalized with stamp of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and are issued by a country that R Bulgaria has a Contract for “legal assistance” the issued document is acknowledged by the Bulgarian institutions and it is necessary only to be translated in Bulgarian language and this translation to be certified according to the respective order.
In all other cases the issued by a foreign country document is legalized as per the common practice – to be certified by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the issuing country and its stamp should be legalized by the Bulgarian Embassy/Consulate representative at the same country.

Documents to be submitted:

1. Registration form (downloaded from the site of MU-Sofia (www.mu-sofia.bg) in Bulgarian and English languages).
2. A copy of the diploma for secondary education  (which should contain the subjects studied). The copy must  have an apostil by a Hague’s Convention country or a stamp of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs by the country that Bulgaria has a mutual contract for “legal assistance“. The Apostil and the stamp should be from the country that issued the diploma. The copy with an original Apostil or with a stamp of the correspondent Ministry of Foreign Affairs has to be translated into Bulgarian language and this translation should be certified by the Bulgarian Embassy /Consulate at the respective country/. In this case the translation in Bulgarian language and the certification of this translation can be done also by the Consulate of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in R Bulgaria. When the copy of the diploma for secondary education is issued by non-Hague’s Convention country or by a country that R Bulgaria has not signed a Contract for “legal assistance” the common practice for legalization and for certification of the translation in Bulgarian language is applicable.
3. A document, issued by a competent body who attests that the applicant has the right to continue his/her education in all degrees at the Universities in the country (displays the name of the country) that he/she has completed his Secondary Education, with an original Apostil by a Hague’s Convention country or a stamp of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs by a country that Bulgaria has a mutual contract for “legal assistance”. The document should be translated in Bulgarian language and this translation should be certified by the Bulgarian Embassy/Consulate at the country where the document is issued. The translation in Bulgarian language and certification of this translation can be done also by the Consulate of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in R Bulgaria. When the document is issued by a non- Hague’s Convention country and R Bulgaria has not signed a contract for “legal assistance” with this country the common practice for legalization and for certification of the translation in Bulgarian language is applicable.  
4. A copy of the passport/identity card with the photo and the data of the person.
5. A medical certificate issued within one month period before the date of application translated into Bulgarian language and this translation should be certified by the Bulgarian Embassy/Consulate at the country that issued the medical certificate. When the medical certificate is accompanied by an original Apostil by a Hague’s Convention country or with a stamp of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs by a country that Bulgaria has a mutual contract for “legal assistance”, the translation in Bulgarian language of the Medical certificate and the verification on this translation should be done by the Bulgarian Embassy/Consulate in the country, where the medical certificate is issued or by the Consulate of the Ministry of the foreign Affairs in R Bulgaria. When the certificate is issued by a  the non-Hague’s convention country and R Bulgaria has not signed a contract for “legal assistance” with this country the common practice for legalization and verification of the translation in Bulgarian language is applicable.
6.  Four (4) photos – passport size.   
7. A declaration in Bulgarian and in English certifying the authenticity of the submitted documents, signed by the applicant (downloaded from the site of MU-Sofia).

The documents of the citizens of EU, EEA and of the third countries are submitted personally or by authorized representative through a written power of attorney, translated in Bulgarian and legalized by an appropriate order.
The documents have to be submitted at the following address:
Medical University –Sofia, Students’ Education Department,
15, Blvd Acad. Ivan Evstr.Geshov, Floor 12, Room 15, Sofia 1431, Bulgaria

After checking the submitted documents are sent to the Ministry of Education and Science of R Bulgaria which issues a Certificate on the right of the applicant to study at MU-Sofia and informs the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Having received the Certificate the applicant pays for one semester half of the academic year tuition fee to the Bank account indicated. The foreign citizen applies for a visa, submitting the Bank document about the amount transferred, and the Certificate at the Bulgarian Embassy in his /her home country.

The individuals who transfer to Medical University–Sofia must submit, in addition to the documents listed above, an Academic transcript issued by the respective university containing the workload of the studied subjects, examination results and allocated credits. The transcript should have an Apostil by a Hague’s Convention country or should have a stamp of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs by the country that Bulgaria has a mutual contract for “legal assistance” and the transcript must be translated into Bulgarian language. The translation in Bulgarian language and its certification should be executed by the Bulgarian Embassy/ Consulate in the country where the transcript was issued or by the Consulate of the Ministry of the Foreign Affairs in R Bulgaria. When the Academic transcript is issued by a non-Hague’s convention country and R Bulgaria has not a signed contract for “legal assistance” with this country the common practice for legalization and for certification of the translation in Bulgarian language is applicable.

Tuition fees for an Academic year at the Medical University – Sofia

The tuition fee for a full course at the Centre of Language training, Physical Education and Students Sports is 3700 Euro.
The tuition fee for a full course in English language at the Centre of Language training, Physical Education and Students Sports is 4 800 Euro.
The tuition fee for an academic year in Medicine and Dental Medicine in Bulgarian language is 7 000 Euro.
The tuition fee for an academic year in Medicine and Dental Medicine in English language is 8 000 Euro.
The tuition fee for an academic year in Pharmacy in Bulgarian language is 5 000 Euro.
The tuition fee for an academic year in Pharmacy in English language is 6 000 Euro.
The tuition fee for an academic year – Bachelor’s degree in Bulgarian language is 3 000 Euro.
The tuition fee for an academic year – Bachelor’s degree in English language is 4 000 Euro.
The tuition fee for an academic year – Professional Bachelor’s degree at the Medical college is 3 000 Euro.


 

RULES OF ADMISSION OF FOREIGN CITIZENS

FOR STUDENTS AT MEDICAL UNIVERSITY – SOFIA

FOR ACADEMIC 2018-2019 YEAR

  1. Foreign citizens of EU and EEA can apply and submit documents at the Education Department of the Chancellor’s Department of MU-Sofia from July 16th 2018 until September 6th 2018.
  1. For the applicants who submitted their documents up to August 16th 2018 the prep-course will be conducted from August 20th 2018 until August 24th 2018. This is 5 days, 4 hours per day chemistry and biology in English. The lecturers are from the Medical Faculty – in biology and from the Faculty of Pharmacy – in chemistry.

The entrance exams in biology, chemistry in English and in English language will be held on August 25th 2018 / Saturday.

The results will be announced on August 29th 2018.

  1. For the applicants who have submitted their documents in addition – the second prep-course in biology, chemistry in English will be conducted from September 3rd 2018 until September 7th 2018. This is 5 days, 4 hours per day chemistry and biology in English. The deadline for admission of the documents that are submitted at the “Education” Department is 3,30 p.m. on August 31st , 2018.

The second date for entrance exams in biology, chemistry in English and in English language is on September 8th 2018/Saturday.

The results will be announced on September 11th 2018.

Note:  If one of the subjects of the entrance exam is not passed successfully, the entrance exam is failed.

Results of the written entrance exams are final and not disputable.

  1. The ranking of the conducted entrance exams will be announced on September 12th 2018.

The ranking of the applicants is done on the base of the summarized grades from the three subjects of the entrance exam and considering the decision of the Academic Board correspondent to the number of students as per art. 21, par. 2 of the Higher Education Law given from the Deans of Medical Faculty, Faculty of Dental Medicine and Faculty of Pharmacy.

  1. The Orders for admission of the accepted students will be written on September 28th 2018 by the “Education” Department.
  2. The registration of the accepted students at the faculties will be on October 12th 2018.
  3. The start of the academic year for the students educated in English in the specialties: medicine, dental medicine and pharmacy is on October 15th 2018.
  4. Foreign citizens who apply for the specialties at the Medical College “J. Filaretova”- Sofia and have very good command of Bulgarian language – oral and written must pass a combined entrance exam on September 8th 2018. The oral exam has a written part on the theme “Motives for conducting healthcare services” The start of the academic Year for them is September 10th 2018.
  5. The applicants who have not passed successfully the exam can be enrolled in a prep-course at the CLTPES in English, or in Bulgarian language.
  1. The enrollment of the applicants from third countries is from June 4th 2018 until September 28th 2018 at the “Education „Department of the Chancellor’s Department of MU-Sofia.
  2. The documents of the citizens from third countries are submitted to the “Education” Department, preceded and send to the Ministry of Education. After obtaining a document for Visa type D the applicant is informed by the department and the procedure for issuing the visa is started.
  3. The applicants who have submitted documents after September 3rd 2018 and have the certificate issued by the Ministry of Education and visa type D can enroll for prep-course at  CLTPES to study English or Bulgarian language
  4. The applicants who want to start their education from the 1st course and have visa type D up to August 31st 2018 may start the prep-courses in biology and chemistry in English that are organized for citizens of EU and EEA and pass the correspondent exam on the fixed dates.
  5. An additional entrance exam in biology and chemistry in English and in English language will be held on October 6th 2018.

Note: This exam is organized only for the applicants who have visa type D already and have arrived in the country up to September 28th 2018. All the students who arrive after this date may be enrolled in the prep-course at CLTPES to be trained in English or Bulgarian depending on their decision.

  1. Fees
  1. The submission fee of 70 BGL is paid cash at the Chancellor’s Department, MU-Sofia cash desk.
  2. The prep-course fee in biology and chemistry in English is 300 BGL each or 600 BGL totally paid cash at the Chancellor’s Department, MU-Sofia cash desk.
  3. The courses are held by the lecturers from the Medical Faculty – in biology and the Faculty of Pharmacy – in chemistry in English aiming the equalization of the knowledge of the applicants from different countries.
  4. The entrance exam in English – in biology and chemistry and in English language is 400 BGL paid cash at the CLTPES cash desk.

The written exam is checked and evaluated by commission of two lecturers from CLTPES.

  1. The Rector from MU-Sofia will not sign contracts with companies of individuals for recruitment and transferring students for 2018/2019 academic year.

> "Декларация"

> "Declaration"

> "Регистрационен формуляр"- български

> Registration form - Bulgarian language

> "Регистрационен формуляр"- английски

> Registration form - English language