Varna Medical University

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ADMISSIONS HOTLINE: 0203 617 1785 

Varna Medical University has more than half a century of history and tradition, but it constantly strives to be in line with the dynamics and global requirements in education and to meet the modern needs of its numerous Bulgarian and international students. Varna Medical University, At present (the academic 2014-2015 year) has almost 5 000 undergraduates, graduates and doctoral students are being trained by the University. Students from over 43 countries, including Austria, Great Britain, Germany, Greece, Italy, Canada, the USA, Cyprus, Macedonia, Norway, Portugal, the Russian Federation, Serbia, Turkey, Ukraine, Switzerland, Armenia, Belarus, Albania, Israel, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Lebanon, Nigeria, Palestine, the Syrian Arab Republic, Sweden and Japan are being trained here. In pursuance of this main objective, MU – Varna introduces new methods and techniques of teaching. 

The Medical University of Varna is a high-tech university and has more than half a century of history and traditions. The classical models of teaching at the university are well combined with the latest technologies – 3D anatomy training and a system for complementary e-learning rich in electronic content. The Medical University of Varna offers uncompromised quality of training and it is the first and the only university in Bulgaria which introduced the model of the European Foundation for Quality Management (EFQM ®) for Business Excellence in 2008. The diplomas issued by the University are recognized in all European countries. The preferred University for students from 34 countries all over the world has 82 international partners from 5 continents.

At the beginning of the academic year 2014-2015 a Platform for additional electronic distance learning – Blackboard was launched, which has a wide range of interactive training materials, assisting the process of acquisition of the material taught. Thus the classic, static and passive way of teaching is being transformed into a modern, innovative, dynamic, interactive and attractive to students learning model.

Students have the opportunity to study human anatomy through interactive methods and 3D technology. Virtual microscopy allows them to observe microscopic preparations with maximum image quality.

Medical University – Varna is included in a variety of European educational programmes – TEMPUS, SOCRATES / ERASMUS, Leonardo da Vinci, Lifelong Learning Programme / ERASMUS, Gründwig for cooperation with foreign medical universities and to exchange students and faculty. The University has focused on practical training since its establishment. The auditoria, the specialized lecture rooms and the laboratories are equipped on a high level and provide excellent conditions for the implementation of the training process and research activities. The expansion of the University leads to the construction of new hospital buildings, which is beneficial not only to the students and the lecturers, but also to the health care in the whole of North-Eastern Bulgaria.

Key Information

Course Duration:

  • Medicine: 6 Years
  • Dentistry: 6 Years
  • Entry: September 

Fees:

  • Medicine 8,000 Euro / year
  • Dentistry: 8,000 Euro / year
  • Student Loan: Yes

ADMISSIONS HOTLINE: 0203 617 1785 

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Country: Bulgaria City: Varna Bulgaria is situated in South Eastern Europe, in the North Eastern part of the Balkan Peninsula. The north of the country is occupied by the vast lowlands of the Danube Plain with the river Danube defining the border with neighbouring Romania. The south of the country, is dominated by highlands and elevated plains whilst, in the east, the Black Sea coast surrounding Varna, and Burgas attracts tourists all year round (which, given the beauty of the black sea coastline is not hard to believe!). Bulgaria has been an EU member since January 2007 and the currency used is the Bulgarian leva. Varna is the third largest city in Bulgaria and the largest city on the black sea coast. It is a very popular tourist attraction, particularly in the summer where tourists from all over the world flock to soak up the Bulgarian sun in the resorts surrounding Varna such as Golden Sands and Sunny Beach. You will find plenty of quaint restaurants and cafes in the city centre as well as large shopping malls on the outskirts of Varna. Closest Airport: Varna Airport
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Medicine

The Faculty of Medicine prepares specialists with higher education in Medicine, acquiring the educational and qualification degree Master - Doctor and the educational and scientific Doctor's degree, it trains PhD students and conducts postgraduate training in a wide range of specialties. Since the establishment of the University the number of graduates in Medicine has reached nearly 10 000 students, 1500 of them being foreign nationals. The classical models of teaching at the university are well combined with the latest technologies – 3D anatomy training and a system for complementary e-learning rich in electronic content. The Medical University of Varna offers uncompromised quality of training and it is the first and the only university in Bulgaria which introduced the model of the European Foundation for Quality Management (EFQM ®) for Business Excellence in 2008. The diplomas issued by the University are recognized in all European countries. The preferred University for students from 34 countries all over the world has 82 international partners from 5 continents. At the beginning of the academic year 2014-2015 a Platform for additional electronic distance learning - Blackboard was launched, which has a wide range of interactive training materials, assisting the process of acquisition of the material taught. Thus the classic, static and passive way of teaching is being transformed into a modern, innovative, dynamic, interactive and attractive to students learning model. Students have the opportunity to study human anatomy through interactive methods and 3D technology. Virtual microscopy allows them to observe microscopic preparations with maximum image quality.

Dentistry

The Faculty of Dental Medicine was founded in 2006. It comprises five departments with 77 lecturers, 13 of them having academic rank. It prepares specialists with higher education in dentistry, postgraduates and PhD graduate students in the basic dental specialties. The Faculty has had at its disposal a new, fully equipped building for the aims of theoretical and practical training of students since 2008. The basic training at the Faculty provides the acquisition of the following basic knowledge and skills which ensure further continuous training:
  • Adequate knowledge of the sciences upon which the medical science is based, proper understanding of scientific methods, evaluation of scientifically established facts and data analysis
  • Adequate understanding of the structure, physiology and behaviour of healthy and sick individuals, the influence of social factors on dental health
  • Adequate knowledge of the structure and functions of teeth, mouth, jaws and related to them tissues and their impact on the overall health and social well-being of the patient
  • Adequate knowledge of clinical medical and dental disciplines which allow the doctor in dental medicine to have a comprehensive picture of anomalies, lesions and diseases of teeth, mouth, jaws and related to them tissues, as well as preventive, diagnostic and therapeutic dental medicine.
In consequence of the basic training, the doctor in dental medicine must acquire the skills required for conducting all activities involving prevention, diagnosis and treatment of anomalies and diseases of teeth, mouth, jaws and related to them tissues. The ultimate objective is the preparation of doctors in dental medicine who are able to satisfy the population demands of dental care at high professional level and to create conditions for prevention of dental diseases and promotion of dental health.

Key Information

Course Duration:
  • Medicine: 6 Years
  • Dentistry: 6 Years
Fees:
  • Medicine 8,000 Euro / year
  • Dentistry: 8,000 Euro / year
Student Loan: Yes  
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Are there any Local Mosques?

Yes, in the town centre

How can you travel around Varna?

Taxis are plentiful and very cheap by UK standards (Most taxi journeys are around 1-2 Euros). Most taxis are metered and yellow taxis are generally considered reliable. Avoid taxis parked outside hotels or in tourist areas as they will inevitably charge inflated prices. There are also buses which are very frequent in most locations.

How is the weather in Varna?

Varna generally experiences a humid and subtropical climate, with a high level of rainfall especially in the summer months. During the winter, there can be heavy snowfall and the temperature can reach the early minuses, whilst in the summer it can be expected to average around the mid-thirties (degrees Celsius).