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Sofia University St.Kliment Ohridski

3.8 out of 5 (49 ratings / 42 reviews) Sofia, Bulgaria
Sofia University St. Kliment Ohridski is the first Bulgarian high academic school establishment. Its history is an embodiment and a continuation of the centurylong cultural and educational tradition of the Bulgarian nation.

Master's Programmes

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The Sofia University St. Kliment Ohridski is the first higher educational institution in Bulgaria. Its history is an embodiment and a continuation of centuries of cultural and educational tradition in this country.Public teaching activities in Bulgaria date back to the second half of the 9th century.During the Bulgarian Renaissance a new idea for opening a School of Higher Education was conceived.


Year by year the Sofia University has developed into an important academic and scientific center on the Balkans, a well developed academic institution with European dimensions. Today Sofia University St. Kliment Ohridski is the largest and most prestigious educational and scientific center in the country. 


Sofia University research activity has been developing under the Strategy for Scientific Research (2009-2014) established by the academia. It identifies the priority research areas, following Sofia University tradition to ensure freedom of choosing particular research goals to the lecturers at the same time. Project funding has won recognition as the main instrument for supporting scientific research. Today, Sofia University takes an active part in a number of projects funded by national and European programmes, by ministries, national agencies, NGOs and business enterprises.

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Library services

Nowadays the University Library possesses a rich multidisciplinary fund that numbers more than 2 510 000 library entries including both scientific literature and study manuals, some rare and valuable publications, well stocked periodicals, e-publications, etc. 

Student Reviews

Anonymous rated 5 out of 5 stars

The University of Sofia is the biggesst and oldes in Bulgaria. Quality education.

Applied mathematics that are not that applied
Anonymous rated 2 out of 5 stars

The name of the program is "applied mathematics" but it should only be "mathematics". The professors here don't make a difference between applied and pure mathematics, so we study mostly pure. Furthermore, the teaching level is terrible, so basically I have to study everything on my own. The only good thing here is that the material and the curriculum are actually harsh,...

New experiences
Anonymous rated 3 out of 5 stars

It's good but I want something more and experience new things

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