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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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.
It really varies from programme to programme but overall the facilities and the ways of teaching are really old. It all depends on you and your desire to study by yourself because rarely will any professor dedicate you any time. However, that's not always the case. If you decide it join Moot courts they will give you plenty of attention. That's why the university is always...
Methodology of teaching is too old and no one cares about anything. Everything is chaothic. Some professors are really good, but most don't care about teaching their course. The test and exams are planned poorly, which makes cheating easy and your worth is rarely evaluated correctly because of that.
I met phenomenal people, but the overall 4-years course is full of out of context subjects, not to mention the terrible condition of the technical equipment.