Medical University - Sofia

The Medical University of Sofia (MUS) is a public university in Sofia, Bulgaria.

The Medical University of Sofia (MUS) was founded in 1917 as a medical faculty of Sofia University. It was established by a decree of Tsar Ferdinand I of Bulgaria, and it was the first medical school in Bulgaria.

The first classes at MUS were held in 1918, and the first graduates graduated in 1922. In the early years, MUS was a small school with only a few professors and students. However, it quickly grew in size and reputation, and by the 1930s, it was one of the leading medical schools in Europe.

During World War II, MUS was closed for a short period of time. However, it reopened in 1945, and it continued to grow and develop in the postwar years. In 1950, MUS became an independent university, and in 1995, it was renamed the Medical University of Sofia.

Today, MUS is a leading medical university in Europe. MUS is also a major center for medical research. The university has several research institutes, and its faculty members are involved in a wide range of research projects. MUS has made significant contributions to the field of medicine, and its research has helped to improve the lives of millions of people around the world.

Medical University - Sofia is ranked as the #3 top university in Bulgaria during 2024. This is the same rank as last year.

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2024 Ranking #3
University Name Medical University - Sofia
Name in Local Language Медицински университет - София
Acronym MU-Sofia
Year Established 1917
Motto Erudiendo, Sciendo, Curando
Motto in English To teach, to research, to cure
Colors Purple and violet


The university is located in Sofia, Sofija grad. Find the address and map of the university below.

Address 15, Akad. Ivan Geshov Boulevard, Sofia, Sofija grad, Bulgaria


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Phone +359 (2) 952 3791
Fax +359 (2) 593 2816
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International Students Allowed Yes
Student Body Men and Women
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Information on Medical University - Sofia was last updated on May 04, 2024.