Placeholder image for Sofia University

Sofia University

4.0 out of 5 (61 ratings / 47 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.

Bachelor's programmes

Humanities (1)
Natural Sciences & Mathematics (1)

About

History

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.

Education

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. 

Research

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.

Global Student Satisfaction Awards 2019

GSSA 2019

The Global Student Satisfaction Awards empower students across the globe to determine the best universities of 2019. By rating institutions on a scale from 1 to 5, on multiple studies-related questions, we found the top educators in the world.

Learn more about the Global Student Satisfaction Awards

University Ranking

QS World University Rankings by TopUniversities
2021
601 150
2020
751 50
2019
801
QS World University Rankings is one of the top international rankings measuring the popularity and performance of universities all over the world.
World University Rankings by Times Higher Education
2021
1001
2020
1001
2019
1001
World University Rankings is a vital resource that provides the definitive list of the world's best universities.
Academic Ranking of World Universities by Shanghai Jiao Tong University
2020
-
2019
901
2018
901
ARWU World University rankings is the first world university ranking. It ranks the world's top 1000 colleges and universities based on objective indicator.
Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report
2021
-
2020
657 66
2019
723
Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report presents all the top universities from the U.S. and 60 other countries around the world.

Services

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

Provided by ESN rated 4 out of 5 stars

Good location. Cheap housing and low-cost living expenses. Diversity of programs to choose from. Overall experience depends on the program you have enrolled in.

University that creates exellent base for your career path
Anonymous rated 5 out of 5 stars

I am pleased and greatful that I have been accepted to study in University of Sofia, since teachers are very approachable, they seem to find everyone's talent and can give advices and extra materials for studying, according to one's interests.

Life changing experience
Anonymous rated 5 out of 5 stars

I met the most incredible people here at Sofia University. Sociology changed my overall point of view and made me see life differently.

Other programmes from this university

Wishlist