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+Why Choose Burgas University “Prof. Dr. Asen Zlatarov”?
  • Burgas University “Prof. Dr. Asen Zlatarov” (BTU) in Burgas is among Bulgaria’s oldest universities and a highly-regarded state educator.
  • BTU’s scientific relations community includes fellow EU members states, the UK, and Turkey that offers students ex-tensive opportunities for specialisation.
  • The diverse faculty of over 300 highly qualified professors, researchers, and clinicians teaches according to innova-tive, philanthropic modern educational policy.
  • Currently BTU’s alumni network extends all over the world, and the Medical College is accredited in in the World Federation for Medical Education (WFME), the World Directory of Medical Schools (WDOMS), and the Foundation for the Advancement of International Medical Education and Research (FAIMER).
+The 6-Year Medicine Programme
  • BTU qualifies graduates with a Doctor of Medicine (MD) degree.
  • This is a 6-year undergraduate programme.
  • The full-time programme is in English with two curriculum phases: ten academic semesters, and, then a year-long pre-graduation internship.
  • For Years 1-5, there are two semesters per year.
  • The five years of lectures, seminars, and practicals consist of: Anatomy, histology, embryology, pathology, Latin lan-guage, forensic medicine and deontology, physics, biophysics, roentgenology and radiology, physiology, patho-physiology, chemistry and biochemistry, biology, medical genetics, microbiology, medical parasitology, clinical labor-atory and immunology, internal diseases, pharmacology, paediatrics, social medicine, emergency medicine, com-puter technology, infectious diseases, physiotherapy and rehabilitation, epidemiology and tropical diseases, psy-chology, psychiatry and neurology, anaesthesiology, obstetrics and gynaecology, surgery, orthopaedics, traumatol-ogy, urology, neurosurgery, emergency and intensive medicine, otorhinolaryngology, ophthalmology, dermatology and venereology, plus elective subjectives.
  • For Year 6, the final year, students complete a pre-graduation internship (52 weeks): Internal diseases; Surgery; Ob-stetrics and Gynaecology; Paediatrics, Hygiene, Epidemiology, Infectious diseases, Social Medicine; and, Emergen-cy Medicine, followed by the state examination session.
  • The clinical internship is studied in Bulgarian hospitals, medical clinics, and specialist settings.
  • BTU has one annual intake in October with entry exams in Biology and Chemistry and graduates hold international MD qualifications.
+How Much Does the Programme Cost?
Programme Programme Starts Annual Fees ()
Medicine October 10,000
Living Costs Monthly () Annually ()
Rent (Private Accomodation) 220380 10002040
Food 85170 10002040
Utility Bills (Electricity, Gas & Water) 90108 10801296
Transportation 23 276
Health Insurance 2335 300420
Total 450720 54008600
+Admission to Burgas University “Prof. Dr. Asen Zlatarov”
Applicants must submit the following documents:
  1. An application which includes the following details: bio, education history, and course for which you are applying.
  2. A copy of your secondary education results with subjects studied.
  3. Two small photos of 4-5cm.
  4. A personal statement.
  5. One to Two letters of recommendation.
+Life in Burgas
  • A port city in south-eastern Bulgaria, Burgas is located on the Black Sea coast with a mild, temperate climate.
  • The thriving yet compact charming old town of the city is walkable ensuring accessible historic and contemporary attrac-tions.
  • Residents enjoy the seaside promenade, nearby maritime park including the famous ‘pink’ Lake Atanasovsko, and the therapeutic Burgas Saltworks area.
  • Local infrastructure benefits consist of a metropolitan bus system, regional buses, and Bulgaria’s second-largest inter-national airport.
+Life in Bulgaria
  • A European Union (EU) member state, the Republic of Bulgaria is located in the Balkans peninsula, north of Turkey.
  • Famed for its diverse geography, Bulgaria has mountains, national parks, rivers, the Black Sea coast, wine country, and fertile plains.
  • Bulgaria’s ancient and modern history abounds with Ottoman and European sites, Communist Neo-Classicism architec-ture, and Eastern Orthodox churches.
  • The country’s culture is typified in the influence of the Orthodox faith mixed with Thracian, Slavic, and Bulgar traditions that create vibrant offerings in art, music, language, and food.
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