Sofia University St.Kliment Ohridski

sofia_logoWith 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. sofia_university

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.

Central Address:

Sofia University St.Kliment Ohridski
1504 Sofia, 15 Tsar Osvoboditel Blvd.

Official website

11 thoughts on “Sofia University St.Kliment Ohridski

      1. Hi Bob,

        There are departments in classic philology, new-Greek philology, Hungarian, French, Italian, Romanian, German, Scandinavian studies, English, Spanish, Portugal, Arabic, Chinese, Japanese, Korean, Armenian, Indian studies, Iranian and Turkish. However, you might want to double-check with the contact persons of the university.

        Best regards,
        Mladiinfo team

  1. Zdraveite,

    Iskam da popitam znaete li kak stoqt neshtata sas exchange v SU, ako sam bulgarin i ucha vav universitet v EU, koito obache niama e podpisan dogovor sas SU. Blagodaria predvaritelno

    1. Dear Crystal and dear Bob,

      Please visit the official website of the university and look for more information. Although it is on Bulgarian, I think you have the option to see the site in English.

      Kind regards,
      Mladiinfo team

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