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Possibilities for students, accommodation and living costs

Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski” traditionally maintains strong contacts with universities from all over the world. Exchange and research programs with partner universities for students and academic staff have been in place for many years. The University takes part in many international programs of the European Union, such as ERASMUS and SOCRATES.

The Central University Library is the largest university library in Bulgaria. Its stock includes more than 2 100 000 volumes. The University Library was the first Bulgarian library to give access to an electronic catalogue via the automatic system for library information ALEPH: www.libsu.uni-sofia.bg

The University Computer Center is one of the independent University’s structures. The computer network, operating since 1995, improves the University’s informational structure by including the available computer resources and local networks into a common network connected to the INTERNET, as well. All of the University’s campuses have at their disposal a cable and wireless INTERNET connection (WI-FI), which facilitates the students in their studies and research activities.

Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski” offers accommodation to its students in the University’s hostels at relatively low monthly prices (approximately 50–70 BGN) and cheap food in the student canteens, as well.

The University Sport Department offers excellent possibilities of practicing different sports.

The official website of Sofia University ‘St. Kliment Ohridski’ is: www.uni-sofia.bg

More information about Sofia – the capital of Bulgaria can be found on the official website of Sofia Municipality: www.sofia.bg


Medical care

If you are an EU/EEA citizen you are entitled to free health care in Bulgaria on the basis of E-111 form or of the European Health Insurance Card both issued in your home country. In case of medical care needed you have to present one of these documents together with your personal ID document.

If you come from a non EU/EEA country you should arrange for health insurance documents in your home country before visiting Bulgaria. According to Bulgarian health regulations foreign students have to pay for any medical consultation or help. After you return the costs will be reimbursed by the health insurance company.