Medical University Pleven was founded in 1974. It has four faculties and a Medical College. The Medical faculty was the first to be founded, followed by Faculty of Public Health and Faculty of Health Care. The newest faculty – Pharmacy faculty will open in September 2016. The university has a 41-year-old history of providing high-quality medical education as well as wide range of extracurricular activities, such as sports, preclinical and clinical working groups, foreign languages workshops, etc. The university is host of the traditional annual International Medical Scientific Conference for Students and Young Doctors, which gathers hundreds participants from all over the world.
University Hospital “Dr. Georgi Stranski” Pleven has been founded in 1865 and has a rich history for over 150 years. It is separated into two clinical bases, a Psychiatric hospital and three ambulatory clinics, located in different parts of Pleven. The hospital is equipped with some of the latest technological devises such as the DaVinci robot. A lot of high-qualified health care professionals and excellent teachers work in the University Hospital Pleven.
Medical University Pleven offers a wide range of preclinical and clinical study groups where students can work and develop their skills in the scientific sphere. The university laboratories are well equipped. We can offer some really interesting projects for the SCORE incoming students in the fields of Microbiology, Bioethics, Chemistry and Biochemistry, Genetics, Molecular biology, etc.
We provide lunches in the Student Canteen. It is located next to one of the dormitories and on 5 minutes from the university. The canteen has recently been renovated and offers a wide range of menus, mainly consisting of traditional Bulgarian dishes.
Pleven is located in Northern Bulgaria. It has direct transport communications with Bulgaria’s capital – Sofia and the biggest sea side town – Varna by bus and train. In the city you can easily travel from point A to point B by bus, public transport and taxi. Pleven is not such a big city, so everything is really close, so you can also walk.