The University of Forestry in Sofia was founded in 1925 and is one of the oldest education centres in Bulgaria. The university is home to 51 highly regarded professors over 700 students with a number of graduate, postgraduate and doctorate programmes. The university has a modern library which houses over 100,000 volumes, including books, dissertations, theses and celebrated scientific magazines. Moreover, Sofia is a wonderfully modern and welcoming city where students can have a fantastic time while they study. Sofia is a very affordable city to live in and is packed with many great activities for students and a variety of cultural highlights.


What does the Veterinary course involve?

  • The veterinary course is taught entirely in English.
  • The course lasts over five and a half years culminating in an internship semester in affiliated clinics.
  • The first three years focus on the fundamentals of pre-clinical and para-clinical skills. Thereafter, the courses focus moves to clinical practice.
  • In the third & fourth year, there are mandatory summer practices where students must complete clinical training internships.
  • In year five, the curriculums focus shifts to species-oriented training giving students the opportunity to work in mobile clinics and gain practical experience.
  • In the final year, students must complete an internship and pass the state exams.
  • Upon successful completion of all requirements, students are awarded a master’s degree and the qualification of Veterinarian, recognised in all EU countries and worldwide.
  • There is great demand for veterinary specialists in Bulgaria so this can be a great option for some students.
  • Veterinary graduates from Bulgarian universities also work in countries all over the world including the USA, the UK, Canada and many more.

How much do the Veterinary course cost?

How much does the programme cost?

Annual Fees (£) – 4,000

Programme Starts – October