Medical University of Varna

The Medical University of Varna is a highly prestigious academic society with traditions and more than 55 years of history. One of the most dynamically developing and high-tech universities in Bulgaria, which sets as one of its main priorities the continuous quality improvement of student training.

An university with great quality of training and the only one in Bulgaria which introduced the model of the European Foundation for Quality Management for Business Excellence.

It is an autonomous state medical institution, which, ever since its establishment, attracts great interest by intelligent, bright and competitive students from all over the world.

The welcoming and friendly atmosphere at Medical University Varna and the city of Varna creates an amazing learning environment, encourages new friendships and enjoys over 40 different nationalities under its roof.

The diplomas issued by the University are recognized in all European countries.

The University itself and the programmes offered are accredited and recognized by the Bulgarian Ministry of Education and Science and by the National Evaluation and Accreditation Agency at the Council of Ministers.

Also, the MU-Varna Faculty of Medicine is included in the World Directory of Medical Schools.

MU-Varna has signed agreements with 44 universities from 19 European countries within the Erasmus+ Programme. The later offers the possibility for students, PhD students, academic and non-academic staff of MU-Varna to carry out a mobility period in a partner university abroad.

The educational and the scientific policy of the University conforms to the European and the world standards in medical education and meets the modern needs of its numerous Bulgarian and international students. In pursuance of this main objective, MU-Varna introduces new methods and techniques of teaching.

The Medical University of Varna has been committed to a quality in education, research and patient care. The academic and the administrative staff strive to make the time spent at the University the best learning experience possible by passionate teaching and supporting staff. Currently more than 5,000 undergraduate, graduate and doctoral students are being trained there and about 1,400 of them are international students.

The newly built Faculty of Pharmacy building was awarded a special prize in the prestigious national contest 2015 Building of the Year in the field of educational infrastructure.


The Alumni Club of Medical University Varna (ACMUV) is a volunteer organization of graduates or more broadly, of former students of this University.

As the international meaning of similar organizations often refers to spontaneously formed groups with alumni from same field of education or similar professional links, our aim is to get-together graduates of Alma Mater and any other colleagues from any other medical institutions around the world.

Thus, the Alumni Club of the Medical University of Varna (Bulgaria) shall include both, members and friends of ACMUV, and everybody, who has some connections, academic, professional, business or scientific, as well as emotional links to our University, is warmly welcome to be a member or a friend of ACMUV.

The structure of the ACMUV includes a Central Body, with Chairperson, Board of Trustees, and national and international regional coordinators.

No restrictions can occur to allow members or friends of ACMUV to serve to the Club with their know-how, abilities, skills and motivation to the benefit of the success of the AVMUV.

Professor Dr. Krassimir Metodiev, MD, PhD, Dscmed
tel / fax +359 52 634107
[email protected]
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Medical University "Prof. Dr. Paraskev Stoyanov"- Varna has at its disposal two students' hostels "Block 35"and "Block 3", with a total capacity of 750 beds.

The monthly rent for the students admitted at state order amount to 65 BGN and for foreign students and students in the paid form of training the rent is 100 BGN. This rent does not include the electricity and subsistence which are paid separately.

Block 35 of Varna Medical University is located at 35 "Petar Raichev" St., close to the University Hospital "St. Marina". The hostel has 17 floors and has recently been fully renovated. There are two- and three-bed rooms, each having its own sanitation, a tv set and internet connection. There is a kitchen on each floor equipped with a microwave oven, stove and a sink to suit the lodgers' needs. The three reading rooms which are available for the students, have around 30 seats for self-access training, free fitness hall "Academic", equipped with a large number of fitness facilities and devices, and a canteen with 40 seats.

Block 3 of Varna Medical University is located at 3 "Bregalnitsa" St. close to the Varna Medical College and the Faculty of Dental Medicine. The hostel has 8 floors which are partially renovated and a 9th floor which is fully renovated. The rooms are double, with separate sanitation and internet access. The students can use the fully refurbished three reading rooms with 30 seats for self-access. The newly built canteen is also at their disposal.

For the students' comfort, both students' hostels have a park for recreation, their own parking lot and automated bank machines.  The blocks have access regimen and a 24-hour video surveillance. The corridors and the rooms are equipped with modern systems for fire safety. In order to improve the social and housing conditions, the roofs of the two blocks have been repaired according to European standards.


International Student Services

  • Address 55 Marin Drinov str., Varna 9002
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