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Sofia University

Address: Blvd. “Tsar Liberator” 15, 1504 Center, Sofia, Bulgaria

Description Sofia University

The oldest and most prestigious higher education institution in Bulgaria is Sofia University (SU). It is a public institution, founded in 1888. Sofia University has an area of ​​18,624 m² and a total of 324 rooms. Geographically located in the city of Sofia.

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Sofia University is considered the best university in Bulgaria. In the national ranking, the university always takes the first place of honor, and among the prestigious international institutions is in 822 positions. By the quality of teaching, the university is in the TOP 400 of the best institutions.

Prominent graduates

The educational institution is famous for its large list of famous students who had great success and fame. Among them are:

  • Elizaveta Bagryana (poet);
  • Anthony John James Bailey (British public relations consultant);
  • Kirill Tsochev Bratanov (an outstanding biologist in the field of immunology of reproduction);
  • Lyubomir Chakalov (Bulgarian mathematician);
  • Boris Kristoff (opera singer, considered one of the greatest bass of the 20th century);
  • Raymond Detrez (Professor of History and Culture of Eastern Europe and Modern Greek History at the University of Ghent, Belgium);
  • Rostislav Kaishe (physicist-chemist and member of the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences. His most significant contributions to science were in research on crystal growth and nucleation);
  • Patriarch Maximus (Maximus) (headed the Bulgarian Orthodox Church from 1971 until his death);
  • Georgy Sedefkhov Pyrvanov (a historian and politician who was president of Bulgaria from 2002 to 2012);
  • Dimitar D. Sasselov (astronomer, is a professor of astronomy at Harvard University and director of the Harvard Initiative of Life initiative).

Famous teachers are Vaylo Dychev (cultural anthropologist),

Snezhina Gogova (sinologist, sociolinguist and psycholinguist, professor of Chinese linguistics), Nelly Ognyanova (media expert).

Equipment Sofia University

Sofia University has an urban campus. The following departments operate on the basis of the institution:

  • Department of language education;
  • Department of Information and Teacher Training;
  • Sports department.

In the educational building are located: a large library, a sports complex, playgrounds, laboratories and computer classes. The university provides a furnished comfortable hostel to foreign citizens.

Sofia University is part of the European University Association.

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Language courses, schools and children's language camps Primary and secondary education - private schools Preparation programmes for entering universities - higher education Higher education (after completing accredited programs A-level, IB, High School) - Bachelor, Master, MBA
- we recommend to apply 6-9 months before the start of the course (some camps and schools offer discounts for early booking or for lengthy study programs)
- there are some very popular and high demand children's camps, where the applications need to be submitted 1 year in advance (in particular Switzerland , Great Britain , USA , Canada , Austria)
- we recommend to apply one year before the start of the training program,
- some schools have a specific time frame (September-November - please specify an individual school)
- some schools require tests in several stages (UKISET, internal tests of the school: English, mathematics, logics, subjects, interview, some require a personal visit)
- we recommend to apply one year before the start of the program,
- for Foundation and Pathway programs, IELTS and TOEFL certificates are usually required, respectively

- recommended submission one year before the start of the program,
- the deadline normally closes in January, for TOP HEIs and, as a rule, in March in other universities
- for a bachelor, a Foundation or Pathway preparatory program a completed A-level, IB, High School + IELTS / TOEFL are required
- for Masters you need a graduated higher education, in some cases you need a pre-Masters program
- MBA requires completed higher education, work experience preferably at least 2-3 years, etc.
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