Varna Medical University

Country: Bulgaria
Tuition Fees: €8,000
Entrance Exam: Yes
Graduate Entry: No
Varna Medical University for those that want to study medicine or dentistry in Varna, Bulgaria
Varna Medical University continues to prove itself, not only in terms of its high tech educational facilities, and in its instruction of the training processes but also in its implementation of diverse social activities for the students.

Varna Medical University was established in 1961 and is the first university in Bulgaria to implement the EFQM model for Business Excellence of the European Foundation for Quality Management in 2008. The multinational family of Varna Medical University currently has more than 5, 000 undergraduates, graduates and doctoral students that are being trained, not only from Bulgaria but from more than 40 countries worldwide.

Varna Medical University offers degrees in both Medicine and Dentistry that are both recognised in all the European Union countries and the UK. Having more than half a century long history and traditions, Varna Medical University continues to prove itself, not only in terms of its high tech educational facilities, and in its instruction of the training processes but also in its implementation of diverse social activities for the students.

The lecturers are highly qualified and have gained international recognition and prestige at hundreds of European and international scientific meetings and conferences. The university is also included in the European educational exchange programmes for students and maintains long-term partnerships with more than 90 universities and institutions worldwide.

Entrance Exam Dates 2021

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24 April 2021
17 May 2021
19 June 2021
24 July 2021
18 August 2021
04 September 2021
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City of Varna

Varna is third-largest city after Sofia and Plovdiv with a population of over 330,000 people and is often called Bulgaria`s Sea Capital.  Varna is the most interesting and cosmopolitan town on the Black Sea coast. A combination of the port city, naval base and seaside resort, it’s an appealing place, packed with history yet thoroughly modern, with an enormous park to amble round and a lengthy beach to lounge on.

In the city centre, you’ll find Bulgaria’s largest Roman baths complex and its finest archaeological museum, as well as a lively cultural scene. The city also has several other attractions including the Marine Gardens which are the largest in the Balkans; Euxinograd park, the former Royal Palace; the paradise of St.Constantine and many more.

As Varna is a very prominent tourist destination, there are several restaurants and bars offering not only traditional Bulgaria cuisines but also delightful international cuisines and you’re sure to find one to suit your taste.

Living in Varna is also quite affordable with most students spending on average £350 – £400 per month on living expenses including rent and transport. Busses and Taxis are one of the city’s major forms of transport. However, bikes are also common amongst students as there are several cycle lanes in Varna with lots of places close to each other.

  • High/secondary school education (12-years education) and to have obtained a Diploma/School Leaving Certificate/GCE A-2.
  • To have studied, completed and obtained grades in Biology and Chemistry in high school. – at least one of these two subjects at their A2 level , and the other one – either in A2, A/S or in GCSE level.
  • Must have a passing grade or above in Chemistry and Biology for EU citizens.
  • Must have 62% average or above in Chemistry and Biology for Non-EU citizens.

There is a simple entry test in Biology and Chemistry, which must be written by all students intending to study at Varna Medical University. If you have performed well in the test, your admission to the university is guaranteed.

MedConnect Europe will provide you with all the necessary materials and past papers to ensure that you are successful in the test. Although this test is in English it must be taken in Bulgaria at Varna Medical University.

MedConnect Europe will help arrange hotel accommodation for the duration of your stay and will be on call throughout your stay to guide you through the process. MedConnect Europe will also arrange a tour both of the university and city so you have a chance to see first-hand what the course is all about as well as the city life in general.

Varna Medical University offers a 6 Year MD course that is taught in English throughout the entire duration.

Bulgarian language is compulsory to learn during the first two years of studies.

  • The first 2 years are non-clinical years and includes the following subjects: Anatomy, Chemistry, Biology, Biochemistry and Physiology.
  • The next 3 years are the Clinical years where you spend more time in the hospitals gaining practical and first-hand experience into life as a doctor.
  • In your final year, you will take the State Exam in order to achieve your licence to practice. After successful completion of the exam, you will achieve the professional qualification of Doctor of Medicine (MD) and be awarded a Master’s degree.
  • The course is GMC recognised and meets the EU requirements throughout its duration. The teachers have long standing experience and you have access to modern facilities aiding your success in the degree.

Varna Medical University offers a 6 Year Dental Medicine course that is taught in English throughout the entire duration.

Bulgarian language is compulsory to learn during the first two years of studies.

  • The first two years spent learning the fundamental aspects of medicine and Biology. You will study subjects like Anatomy, Physiology, Chemistry and Prosthetics.
  • The next 4 years will be spent doing more clinical practice as well as an internship period of about 6 months.
  • In your final year, you will take the State Exam in order to achieve your licence to practice. After successful completion of the exam, you will receive a Master’s degree.
  • The course is GDC recognised and meets the EU requirements throughout its duration. The teachers have long standing experience and you have access to the very best modern facilities in Bulgaria aiding your success in the degree.

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