With its 120 year tradition Sofia University St.Kliment Ohridski is the oldest higher education institution in Bulgaria. Sofia University has maintained its position as Bulgaria’s leading university education and research centre for more than a century. Today it is the largest university in the country with 88 degree programs made available by 16 faculties.
Sofia University is divided into the following faculties: Faculty of Slavic Studies, Faculty of Classical and Modern Philology, Faculty of History, Faculty of Philosophy, Faculty of Law, Faculty of Journalism and Mass Communication, Faculty of Education, Faculty of Preschool and Primary School Education, Faculty of Geology and Geography, Faculty of Physics, Faculty of Mathematics and Informatics, the Faculty of Chemistry, the Faculty of Biology, Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, Faculty of Theology, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Information and In-service Teacher Training, Department of Language Learning, Department of Sport, Germanikum Institute for German Studies, National Lyceum for Ancient Languages and Cultures St. Constantine-Cyril Philosopher, National Lyceum for Mathematics and Natural Science L. Chakalov.
A total of 25368 students have enrolled at Sofia University for the 2006/2007 academic year. 17511 of them enrolled at the Bachelor’s Programmes (16418 Bulgarian and 1093 international students) and 7857 students enrolled at the Master’s Programmes at Sofia University (7638 Bulgarian and 219 international students). There are 969 PhD students of whom 832 Bulgarian and 137 international.
How to apply
International students should have a look at the General Admission Rules. Whether applicants are from EU or non-EU member states they are subject to tuition fees. The official language of instruction is Bulgarian, but there are some Master degree and doctoral studies in English as well.
For further information international students can contact the Inspector of International Students.
Exchange students and Scholarships
Sofia University has signed a number of university-wide agreements with partner institutions. Additionally, Sofia University St. Kliment Ohridski has more than 428 Erasmus Bilateral agreements with partner universities in Europe.
Sofia University St.Kliment Ohridski
1504 Sofia, 15 Tsar Osvoboditel Blvd.