Medical University of Sofia is the oldest institution for higher medical education in Bulgaria. His Majesty Zar Ferdinand founded it by decree in 1917 as a medical faculty of Sofia University. Medical University – Sofia is highly esteemed and the undisputed leader in its area of education in all five professional fields, showed the new fifth consecutive ranking of universities in the country for 2015. It is №1 in each of five areas of study: Medicine, Dental Medicine, Pharmacy, Health Care and Public Health. The university has more than 6,000 national and international students (about 1600 coming from abroad), and more than 800 professors and lecturers.
The Medical University is composed of 4 faculties, 1 department, 1 college, 1 affiliate branch and 14 university hospitals. As in most Western European countries and the United States, it consists of 2 main structures – Pre-clinical Base and Clinical Base. It currently employs 1969 lecturers and research associates.
Faculty of Dental Medicine
Faculty of Public Health