Sofia Medical University is amongst the most established, historic universities in Europe. For over a century, SMU has been a leader in medical training and scientific research, including its renowned medical research center in the Balkans. In these video testimonials, real students from the university share all about their time at SMU and the wonderful experience of medical school in Bulgaria.
Watch the full video below and read on for profiles from two current students at SMU in Sofia, Bulgaria.
Hear Medicine Students’ Stories About Study & Life at SMU Bulgaria
Mohammad is a first-year student studying at Sofia Medical University
How did you find out about Studying Medicine in Bulgaria?Mohammad says SME was a recommendation from a friend. He says, “I found SME and then SME gave me all the information I needed about the different medical schools.”
What was the SME support like for arriving in Sofia?Mohammad said SME made moving abroad and getting personal assistance really simple. He says, “Once I was at the airport they picked me up from there, took me to the hotel and they gave me this individualized help.”
What are the Bulgarian medical courses like?
Mohammad found that settling into studying in Bulgaria was really easy. He says, “The most difficult thing about the move would have been the language barrier. When I came to Bulgaria and found out that the majority of the people here spoke English. My second worry about that would have been the courses itself with the teachers not speaking English and then found out they actually speak complete English with the entire course with the medical school.”
Would you recommend Sofia Medical University?
Mohammad is really positive about his experience studying at SMU. He reflects, “Sofia Medical University is a very highly recognized school so I would have no worries of going back to the USA to practice.”Abeer is a first-year student studying at Sofia Medical University