The Pleven Medical University , one of the five medical Universities in
Bulgaria, was established in 1974, expanding the horizons, size and
reputation of the City Hospital, founded in 1865. educational and
therapeutic facilities, contemporary pre-clinical base, Institute
Hospital with more than 1000 beds with clinics in all major medical
fields, as well as a large number of specialized clinics and research
units with modern diagnostic and therapeutic equipment.
Highly qualified lecturers with comprehensive academic experience are employed. The course of instruction is carried out in 24 departments by more than 60 professors and aound 300 assistant professors. Most of them are members of national and international scientific and medical societies and authors of research studies.
The current number of students is 2044. 275 of them are foreign students, including 78 of Indian nationality
The University has two students hostels with over 400 beds. The hostel rooms are double- and triple- bed rooms, centrally heated, each having a bathroom. Students are not required to live in hostels and may go into private accommodation if they wish. Meals are provided at the students' canteen at a discount.