Sofia University "St. Kliment Ohridski"

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world rank  2016

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University Overview

Founded in 1888, Sofia University "St. Kliment Ohridski" is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large city of Sofia (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants), Sofia City. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the National Evaluation and Accreditation Agency, Bulgaria, Sofia University "St. Kliment Ohridski" (SU) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 20,000-24,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Sofia University "St. Kliment Ohridski" (SU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 131 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name Софийски университет "Св. Климент Охридски"
Acronym SU
Founded 1888
Motto Ipsa scientia potestas est

University Location

Address 15 Tsar Osvoboditel Blvd
Sofia (population range: 1,000,000-5,000,000)
1504 Sofia City
T +359 (2) 930 8200
F +359 (2) 946 0255

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations
Admission Rate Not reported
Admission Office


Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 20,000-24,999
Academic Staff Not reported
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Sofia University "St. Kliment Ohridski"'s Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Not reported


Memberships and Affiliations

  • European University Association (EUA)

Academic Structure


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Site last updated: Monday, 14 October 2019