Sofia University or Софийски университет (SU) - public higher education institution in Bulgaria. SU was founded in 1888. The university has an urban campus in Sofia.

University ranking. According to the international ratings Sofia University is the leading university of Bulgaria and a desirable place to study for the majority of students. Sofia University is considered to be one of the most prestigious universities on the planet, securing the place in the top 5% of the world’s best universities.

Application process and the cost of tuition. The main criterion for admission is examination results. The academic year is traditionally divided into semesters.

The composition of the university. Sofia University is classified as a large university with more than 21,000 concurrent students. The university accepts both local and foreign students. The university has about 7% of foreign students. The university employs 2600 teachers and professors. The students may participate in various student exchange programs. The university is also present on social media platforms: Linkedin.

Infrastructure of SU. The library is available to all of the students.
General information
Finance type Nonprofit
Organization type Public
Established 1888
Abbreviation SU
Teachers 2,606
Students 21,151
Foreigners 7%
Religion None
Academic calendar Semesters
Admission Based on entrance examinations
Gender limitation No limits
Campus type Urban
Exchange programs Available
Library Available
• National Evaluation and Accreditation Agency, Bulgaria
• European University Association (EUA)
World ranking 817
Country ranking 1
Quality of teaching 361
International rankings
UniPage World University Ranking 817
QS World University Rankings 783
Cost of living in Sofia
Expenses - USD/Month Min. Med.
Accommodation 103 144
Food 112 199
Transportation 22 48
Communications and utilities 35 53
Clothing 18 66
Sports and leisure 15 57
Total 304 567
Accommodation in Sofia USD/Month
Shared room outside of centre 104
Shared room in city centre 145
1 bedroom apartment outside of centre 177
1 bedroom apartment in city centre 245
Alternative title
English Sofia University
Russian Софийский университет
Arabic جامعة صوفيا
German Universität Sofia
Spanish Universidad de Sofía
French université Saint-Clément-d'Ohrid de Sofia
Japanese ソフィア大学
Korean 소피아 대학교
Portuguese Universidade de Sófia
Chinese 索非亚大学
cy Prifysgol Sofia
it Università di Sofia
Ukrainian Софійський університет Святого Климента Охридського
ca Universitat de Sofia
nl Universiteit Sofia
sl Univerza v Sofiji
tr Sofya Üniversitesi
eu Sofiako Unibertsitatea
hr Sveučilište u Sofiji
hu Szófiai Ohridi Szent Kelemen Egyetem
pl Uniwersytet Sofijski im. św. Klemensa z Ochrydy
id Universitas Sofia
sv Universitetet i Sofija
fa دانشگاه صوفیه
ro Universitatea din Sofia
ga Ollscoil Shóifia
bg Софийски университет
he אוניברסיטת סופיה
el Πανεπιστήμιο της Σόφιας
da Sofia Universitet
sr Софијски универзитет
cs Sofijská univerzita
sq Universiteti i Sofjes
hy Սոֆիայի համալսարան
az Sofiya Universiteti
be Сафійскі ўніверсітэт
et Sofia ülikool
ka სოფიის უნივერსიტეტი
mk Софиски универзитет
nb Universitetet i Sofia
gd Oilthigh Sofia
uz Sofiya universiteti
tl Unibersidad ng Sofia
old Sofia University
alt Sofia University "St. Kliment Ohridski"
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