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Medical University Pleven

Medical University Pleven

Medical University Pleven


Medical University - Pleven is one of the five medical Universities in Bulgaria. It was established in 1974, expanding the horizons, size and reputation of the City Hospital, founded in 1865. Today, combining traditions of the past with the possibilities of the present, it incorporates educational and therapeutic facilities, a contemporary pre-clinical base, University Hospital with more than 1000 beds and clinics in all major medical fields, as well as a large number of specialized clinics and research units with modern diagnostic and therapeutic equipment. These are efficiently used to treat patients, train students, trainee physicians, postgraduates, and research work.

The University has all the necessary theoretical, pre-clinical and clinical departments required for higher medical education. At the moment of writing, more than 6000 Bulgarian and international students from over 30 countries have graduated from the University.

The current number of students is 2044. The total number of international students studying Medicine in English-medium course is 519. For the current academic year 2014/2015, the number of newly-admitted international students is 163 from 25 countries; the biggest community of students (88) are citizens of Great Britain. The vivid international community at MU-Pleven includes Macedonia, Serbia, Ukraine, Moldova, Greece, Turkey, Nigeria, Albania, Cyprus, Congo, Syria, Algeria, USA, Japan, Great Britain and France. 835 young physicians from Bulgaria and abroad are taking postgraduate courses at different specialized clinics, part of the University Hospital.


  • Pleven Center

    Pleven Center, Bulgaria