Where in the World is Sofia, Bulgaria?
Sofia is the capital of Bulgaria which is a relatively small country in SE Europe. The city lies in the western part of Bulgaria at the foot of Vitosha mountain.
Where is the location of the Faculty?
The Faculty building is situated in the heart of Sofia, just behind the St. Alexander Nevski Cathedral, and close to the National Assembly. Although close to shops and transportation it is in a very quiet location.
Some history, please?
Our school was founded in 1942 as a Department of Pharmacy at the Faculty of Natural Sciences and Mathematics, Sofia University. Eight years later, we became part of the newly established Medical Academy, now known as the Medical University of Sofia. For more than fifty years, about 8000 pharmacists have completed their education here, among which more than 750 internationals.
What is the breakdown?
Students come from Macedonia, Greece, Vietnam, Israel, Morocco, Syria, Jordan, Nigeria and more than 40 other countries. During the 1999/2000 academic year 1060 students are trained at the Faculty of Pharmacy, with more than 200 internationals.