THE MEDICAL UNIVERSITY OF PLOVDIV

Founded in 1945, the medical university of Plovdiv is a modern public university consisting of four schools. (Medicine, Dentistry, Pharmacy, and Healthcare). The university employs over 130 professors and 600 deputy and assistant professors. The university is home to over 3,800 native and international students, studying for courses including bachelor, postgraduate, masters, doctorate, and post-doctorate programmes.

THE MEDICAL UNIVERSITY OF PLOVDIV

Medicine

  • The medicine course is an entirely English-taught programme and lasts six years.
  • The first two years focus on pre-clinical study and theory with the next three years focusing predominantly on clinical study.
  • The programme finishes with an internship year of medical rotations in the lead up to graduation. Students are required to take state exams for licensing during this period
  • All course curriculum, laboratory work, and research assignments are in line with EU requirements.
  • Summer practical internships are obligatory for students in their 2nd, 3rd and 4th year of studies.
  • Once the entire programme is completed and state exams have been passed, students will become a Physician or Doctor of Medicine (MD) and receive a master’s degree.
  • While some graduates continue their specialisation choices in Bulgaria, the degree and license are fully recognised worldwide.
  • Graduates of Bulgarian universities who practice and hold medical qualifications internationally are in the thousands.

Dentistry

  • The dentistry course at Plovdiv Medical University is completed in English.
  • The course lasts a little over six years, culminating in an internship of about six months.
  • For the first two years, the course is theory focused and includes study on the fundamentals of medical and biological knowledge.
  • Clinical training takes place between years three and five and includes special training in pre-clinical and post-clinical dentistry procedures.
  • Obligatory summer practical internships take place during the 2nd, 3rd and 4th year of studies.
  • The course finishes with an internship programme and students are required to pass a state exam at the end of the year.
  • On completion of the programme you are awarded a master’s degree and the title of Dentist. With this qualification, you can practice dentistry all over the world.
  • Some dentistry graduates choose to stay in Bulgaria due to the low living costs and availability of state funding.
  • Graduates from this university have gained employment in dentistry in many countries all over the world including the USA, the UK and India.
THE MEDICAL UNIVERSITY OF PLOVDIV

How much do the Medicine & Dentistry programmes cost?

Medicine:

Annual Fees (£) – 7,000

Programme Starts – October

Dentistry:

Annual Fees (£) – 7,000

Programme Starts – October