Pleven Medical University (PMU)has been a leading university in Bulgaria for the past 50 years. Today PMU teaches international students in English and the campus is a vibrant learning space in this modern city. Students studying at the university are taught by a highly experienced and trained faculty which is detailed in the SME Student Reviews below.
Watch the full video below and read on for profiles from current students at PMU in Pleven, Bulgaria.
Hear Medicine Students’ Stories About Study & Life at PMU BulgariaAastha is a first-year student studying at Pleven Medical University
What was it like when first arriving in Bulgaria?SME made it so easy for Aastha during arrival and settling into the country. She shared, “As soon as I came to Sofia they were there to pick me up from the airport and then took us to the hotel we were staying in.”
How did SME help with settling into Pleven?Aastha said that everything was taken care of and she was assisted every step of the way. She said, “They’ve helped me to sort out my bank account, sim card and the accommodation as well.”
What is the university like?The welcoming faculty make studying and seeking assistance much less intimidating, Aastha found. She says, “The teachers are very helpful so if I’ve got any questions they’re always there to help.”
What would you say to people who dream of studying medicine?
Aastha shared that even with difficulties anything is possible if you’ve wanted to study medicine. She said, “. It is a tough course, but if you study hard and stay focused, you can achieve your goals.”
Jannie is a first-year student studying at Pleven Medical University
What was the Application like?Jannie says that SME helped manage the documents including legal aspects. She said “They collect all your documents and they will legalise and notarise them for you.”
What is the Pleven Medical University like?
Jannie said that she found the medicine programme was very involved from the start and the faculty is excellent. She says, “The teachers can speak very good English it’s quite hands on from the beginning.”
What is like living in Pleven, Bulgaria
Jannie has found that Pleven and Bulgaria as a country are really enjoyable for living and studying. She said that “The people are always really helpful and you get to learn Bulgarian at the university.”
What are your final thoughts on anyone thinking of studying medicine in Bulgaria?
Regardless of being away from family and settling in, Jannie felt like she could be at home there and pursue medicine happily. She says, “It’s an opportunity worth taking. If being a doctor has always been your dream, there are so many opportunities here.”Charlotte is a first-year student studying at Pleven Medical University.