The Francophone University Agency (AUF)


Medical University – Sofia has been a member of the University Agency of Francophonie (AUF) since 1994 until now. It is an international association that develops activities exclusively in the field of higher education and scientific research. It has 1007 members (universities, higher schools, institutes, scientific research centers), situated worldwide in 119 countries, 55 of which are member countries of The International Organization of Francophonie (OIF). As such, it represents a unique network of partnerships aimed at the construction and consolidation of a Francophone scientific space, by supporting the institutional projects of member universities, scientific collaboration, research and publications. A large number of professors and researchers from MU-Sofia contribute to scientific events, have given lectures at AUF member universities or at Francophone conferences. Until now, our students have most often carried out francophone mobility with a doctoral scholarship and for a professional internship. MU-Sofia is involved in the following francophone projects:
  1. “Outils, usage et pratiques du numérique en pédagogie” as part of the initiative Appui à la transformation numérique des établissements membres en Europe centrale et orientale.
  2. Pilot project for the improvement of the institutional framework of academic management and good practices exchange by using benchmarking tools.
  3. Joint project with Iuliu Hatieganu University – Cluj, Romania and the University of Versailles, France, 2011 – 2013;
  4. BECO PROJECT – multicenter research project, 2011-2013, Department of Internal Medicine, together with partners from Macedonia, Romania and France
  5. “Algorithm for non-invasive diagnosis of steatohepatitis, multicenter prospective study” University of Cluj-Romania and France, 2010 – 2012 Department of Internal Medicine of MU-Sofia
Agence Universitaire de la Francophonie – For Central and Eastern Europe, the address is: Bureau régional pour l’Europe Centrale et Orientale