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Master’s Degree programs in English or other foreign languages


Summary of application requirements for the academic year 2019/2020


The Faculty of Chemistry and Pharmacy offers education in English for the following M.Sc. programmes:


Computational Chemistry

Disperse Systems in Chemical technologies

Functional Materials

Modern Spectral and Chromatographic Analytical Methods

Radiochemistry and Radioecology

Polymer Science


The duration of all programmes is three semesters and they are taught full-time. There is also admission for part-time study in “Polymer Science” and “Radiochemistry and Radioecology”. The degree awarded is M.Sc. The eligibility criteria and required documents for international applicants from EU member states and non-EU countries may be seen following the respective hyperlinks. English language certificate with level of proficiency equivalent to B2 is required for all applicants from non-native English-speaking countries. Alternatively, an on-site English language admission test can be passed.

A written admission exam in Chemistry has to be taken. It is in the form of a test with multiple-choice and short-answer questions. The examination is carried out in English. The topics of Chemistry cover basics from the material taught in B.Sc. programmes. The applicants can sit the exam once or twice. The two dates are in September (see the Application timeline below). The duration of the admission exam is 2 hours (120 minutes). Only applicants who have passed the admission exam and proven their English proficiency are eligible for ranking.

Ranking is done in descending order of the grades from the admission exam. For applicants who have passed the exam on both dates, the higher grade is considered for ranking.

Eligible candidates are those who hold B.Sc. or M.Sc. degree in the areas of Natural sciences, Engineering, Mathematics, or IT. They can apply for more than one M.Sc. programme. Additional requirements may be listed on the web page of the respective programme.


Application timeline

Application procedure and documents

Additional information:

In section Admission of International Students on the web site.



Inspector for education of international students: Lyudmila Doudeva

Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski”,

Faculty of Chemistry and Pharmacy

1 James Bourchier Blvd.

Sofia 1164, Bulgaria

Tel.: ++359-2-81-61-302

E-mail: L.Doudeva@chem.uni-sofia.bg