MU Varna School of Medicine
The MU Varna school of medicine has more than 50 years of experience in the field of education for both Bulgarian and international students.
The staff of the MU Varna school of medicine includes 140 professors and lecturers and around 350 academic instructors. In October 2004, the English-speaking study program was introduced both for medicine and dentistry. Ever since, it has enjoyed an increasing popularity. The medical study program at the MU Varna school of medicine is designed to last six academic years. The first two years (4 semesters) are the preclinical years, where natural scientific principles are learned, and the following 4 years (8 semesters) are clinical years, where practical training is increasingly added to the study course.
Since the introduction of the English study program, the medicine and dentistry degrees are fully taught in English. The participating students come primarily from America, Germany, Spain, Greece, Iran, Japan, Canada, Macedonia, Nigeria, Turkey and many other countries. The university has two renovated student dorms for more than 700 students and a canteen.
The Medical University Varna “Prof. Dr. Paraskev Stoyanov” and the MU Varna school of medicine is located in the heart of Varna, within a few minutes walking distance from the city center and the pedestrian area. The academic medical education is considered of high quality and it conforms to all standards. The MU Varna is the first higher education institution in Bulgaria to achieve the highest level of recognition by the European Foundation for Quality Management (EFQM).