If you are a student, graduating from a Bulgarian high school, you'll have to pass a set of entrance exams in Chemistry and Biology.
Information about the admission
process and tuition fee
Where in the World is Sofia, Bulgaria?
Sofia is the capital of Bulgaria which is a relatively small country in SE Europe. The city lies in the western part of Bulgaria
at the foot of Vitosha mountain.
Where is the location of the Faculty?
The Faculty building is situated in the heart of Sofia, just behind the
St. Alexander Nevski Cathedral, and close to the National Assembly. Although
close to shops and transportation it is in a very quiet location.
Some history, please?
Our school was founded in 1942 as a Department of Pharmacy at the Faculty
of Natural Sciences and Mathematics, Sofia University. Eight years later,
we became part of the newly established Medical Academy, now known as
the Medical University of Sofia. For more than fifty years, about 8000 pharmacists
have completed their education here, among which more than 750 internationals.
What is the breakdown?
Students come from Macedonia, Greece, Vietnam, Israel, Morocco, Syria, Jordan, Nigeria and more than 40 other countries. During the 1999/2000 academic year 1060 students are trained at the Faculty of Pharmacy, with more than 200 internationals.
How much does it cost?
Taxes for the Bulgarian students are determined by the Ministry of
Where can I live?
Most students prefer to live in dorms, because they are quite cheap. Others
choose to rent rooms or apartments, which usually cost about Euro 350/month.
Any fun and recreation?
Students can take advantage of all sport facilities of the Medical University. Sofia offers entertainment for everyone. Many theaters, cinemas, an opera house, parks, restaurants, bars, pubs and clubs are opened around the clock. All this, combined with the easy access to Vitosha Mountain makes our city a perfect place not only for hard studying, but also for
What is the campus like?
The building of the Faculty has 3 lecture halls and 30 training labs
equipped with many modern facilities. The computer room and the library offer
students free access to Internet. There is a botanical garden in the yard. In the
neighborhood of our building, the National Gallery for Foreign Art is located.
How long will it take me to graduate?
You will be awarded an MS in Pharmacy diploma, after you pass
through our five-year program. After the fifth semester you could choose
one of the two additional specialization at our Faculty: Hospital pharmacy or Industrial pharmacy.
Information about the curriculum, the credit system,
and detailed descriptions of all courses at the Faculty can be viewed