MU-Sofia received recognition for its sustainable green policy in the world ranking UI GreenMetric World University Rankings 2022. The higher medical school is in 911th place in the world list of higher education institutions with the most sustainable development and is the only university from Bulgaria in the 2022 edition.
The methodology in the ranking covers 6 large sections with indicators: the collection of basic information of the size of the university and its zoning profile, whether urban, suburban, or rural. The next category of information concerns electricity consumption because of its link to our carbon footprint, as well as, data about transportation, water usage, waste management, setting & infrastructure, energy & climate change, and education & Research.
With the development of a “green economy” in the new changed conditions for higher education in Europe, the high-management of MU-Sofia is increasingly focusing and working towards sustainable development and breeding environmental values in its graduates and teaching/administrative staff.