Admissions of foreign citizens

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 9152140

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 grades 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 or a copy of document equivalent of the diploma for secondary education (which both should contain the subjects studied). The copy or the equivalent 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 or its equivalent. The copy or the equivalent 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 or the equivalent 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 the Institutions of Higher Education (Universities) at 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 official application documents of the citizens from non-EU countries and from non-European Economic Area countries are submitted in person or via an authorized representative during the period 21.07.2014 – 01.10.2014 incl.
The official application documents of the citizens from EU-countries and from European Economic Area countries are submitted in person or via an authorized representative during the period 18.08.2014 – 01.10.2014 incl.
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 fee for an entrance test in Bulgarian language only is 120 Euro.
The tuition fee for an academic year in Medicine, Dental Medicine and Pharmacy in Bulgarian language is 7 000 Euro.
The fee for an entrance test in English language only is 120 Euro.
The tuition fee for an academic year in Medicine, Dental Medicine and Pharmacy in English language is 8 000 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.

The documents for enrollment of the students in medicine, dental medicine and pharmacy in English are submitted after passing a test in English.
The test in English language proficiency is held at the Centre of Language training, Physical Education and Students Sports. In case the applicant fails at the test he/she can join the preparatory courses in English language organized and carried out by the Centre of Language Training and Students Sport.
The admission of students with dual citizenship one of which is from Bulgaria and the EU or European Economic Area country is done meeting the conditions and rules for the Bulgarian students – entrance examination in Biology and Chemistry and participation in the rating.


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