Pleven is the seventh largest city in Bulgaria with about 106,000 inhabitants and an important industrial center in the north of the country. She is located 170 km north of the capital Sofia. Moreover, Pleven is known for his operas, theaters and philharmonics as cultural attraction. The Pleven Panorama, showing parts of the Russo-Turkish War, is considered one of frequently visited by tourists attraction.
The Medical University of Pleven was founded in 1974 and is one of the younger medical universities in Bulgaria. The faculty consists of a large complex of educational units and a teaching hospital. In the nearby University Hospital "Dr. Georgi Stranski "will be held the training of students, which is equipped with the latest diagnostic equipment and advanced technologies. The University employs over 60 trained professors and 300 deputy professors and assistants.
The study subject is taught in English. The standard period of study is 6 years in which students will be trained highly qualified doctors and get her master's degree and doctor of medicine. The courses typically include 10 semester academic education. The usual academic way in Bulgaria is structured so that the first two years focusing on pre-clinical studies and theories, the next three years are usually applied to clinical trials and the program is finally completed with an internship in various areas, to the promotion the study of medicine in Varna follows. In studying a practical year is intended to be completed. After depositing the academic curriculum, the Paxisjahres and after passing the state exam, graduates obtain the qualification Physician or Doctor of Medicine (MD) or a recognized and in the EU, as well as worldwide master's degree.