To answer this, we will tell you first about the university fees:

At Pleven university the semester fees are 3750€

At all the other universities one semester costs 4000€.

Being able to pay per semester and not annually is a big bonus one has to give to studying in Bulgaria.

Now let's have a look at the living expenses in Bulgaria

Starting with the the information, that they are among the lowest in comparison to other European countries with a standard much higher than the neighboring Easter European countries.

We will agree with you on that these costs depend on your life style.
You can rent a room in a fully modern and super equipped and furnished apartment close to univer-sity starting at 200€/month including all the costs you’d have to pay like Internet, water and electrici-ty bills. 350€/ month you’d pay for living without sharing the apartment.
With additional 200€ for living costs such as grocery shopping etc. you’d be living completely fine

Bus tickets for the whole city cost less than 8€/month and calling taxis is very cheap compared to any other European country.
Students pay only 50% of the usual ticket costs for buses and trains.

Media?

 

Surprisingly, the Internet in Bulgaria is one of the fastest in the world. The coverage is excellent even in the rural regions.
Also, you will find free wi-fi in virtually all cafes, bus and railway stations, malls and at some points in the cities too.

Food?

 

You won’t need to worry about this in Bulgaria.

Bulgarian traditional cuisine is famous for its rich taste and fresh ingredients for all kind of food lov-ers. The world-famous yoghurt and cheese will make your stay in Bulgaria enjoyable and memora-ble and the fresh fruit and vegetable markets won’t leave you disappointed.

For those who like to enjoy the intentional cuisine, you’ll find all kind of international restaurants in Bulgaria.

Kosher / Halal:

In Plovdiv, Sofia, Pleven and Varna there are big communities of different religions, so there are def-initely restaurants and shops where you can have kosher or halal food as well as beautiful church-es, mosques and holly places, where you can gather for prayers and on traditional holidays.

What can you do aside of studying medicine in Bulgaria ?

Traveling, hiking, swimming, riding, skiing and enjoy great weather in the different seasons to only name a few activities in this stunningly beautiful country, with massive mountain ranges splitting it  into unique regions.

Greek, Macedonia, Turkey, Romania are only a few driving hours away and also places every med student in Bulgaria would find easily to reach and explore on a weekend trip. 

How will you communicate in Bulgaria ?

You will find Bulgarians welcoming you with their famous hospitality and warmth. With the majority of young people in big cities you will be able to communicate in fluent English and the elder generally speak English well enough for you to be able to communicate with them. Still you should learn the Bulgarian language to be able to read and communicate on a basic level especially with the patients that you will start examining from third year on. This is why every of the English teaching universities will start from the first semester in teaching you the Bulgarian lan-guage.

How to convince your parents?

Just like you, your parents can mail or call us to get any information they need about living and studying in Bulgaria. Many parents accompany their children to see the university before the aca-demic year starts and also many accompany them in their first weeks or the so called introduction weeks of the first semester. All the universities have open days where parents can come to see where their children will b studying medicine.

Recommended Posts