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The Sport Department of Sofia University offers to students over 20 sport disciplines. To enlist for sport classes, first you have to make your choice which sport you like to practice. Than check the schedule and the address of the sport facility and go there and talk to the professor.

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The Sport Department offers to students wide range of sport disciplines for enhancing their physical and psychological health, building up the necessary habits for leading an fulfilled life, positive attitude, emotions and self-esteem.

The Sports Department at Sofia University was founded in 1949. Initially its staff numbered 5 instructors who trained students in athletics, gymnastics and swimming. Thirty years later, in 1979, the Department already had a staff of 25 outstanding trainers and sportsmen. Sports program has considerably broadened and has been enriched with a new variety of training fields (basketball, volleyball, tennis, fencing), as well as several popular sports (football, judo and skiing). As a result of the new tendencies in sport and the students' interest and the increasing enrollment of new students, new disciplines such as: aerobics, callanetics, body-building, sailing, tourism, sport climbing, table tennis, jogging, ballroom dancing, rowing, arching etc. were introduced.

As early as 1963 regular sessions of kinesitherapy were introduced for all students with health problems, and later, in 1984, the Center of Kinesitherapy was set up to promote special therapeutic programs using the methods of physiotherapy for students, professors and administrative staff of Sofia University.

Number of students

Each year around 6000 students from all faculties take part in sport classes.

At the current moment The Sport Department offers to students the following sports:

aerobics, basketball, volleyball, judo, callanetics, karate, track and field and conditional training, kinesitherapy, self defense, swimming, skiing, sport climbing, dance sport, tennis, table tennis, tourism, fencing, soccer, chess, Pilates, cross-fit, falk dances, cheerleading.


Annually we organize mountain and sea sports camps for the students where they can learn how to ski, swim, row, hike, play tennis, have fun playing beach tennis, volleyball and make friendships which usually last for a lifetime.

Sport Department's activities:

  • Participation in universities sport tournaments and competitions in Bulgaria and abroad;
  • Sofia University "St. Kliment Ohridski" own sport tournaments and competitions;
  • Courses in different sports for students, lecturers, other university's staff and their children;
  • Annual International Scientific Conference "Modern Trends of Physical Education and Sport;
  • Rewarding "Best students-athletes of the year"

The annual International Scientific Conference