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Graduate from the Medical University of Plovdiv
Located in the southern part of Bulgaria and founded in 1945, the Medical University of Plovdiv is a modern public University which consists of four schools (Medicine, Dentistry, Pharmacy and Healthcare), one Department of Foreign Languages, one Medical College and the “St. George” Academic Hospital, which houses over 1,200 beds. The University itself employs over 130 professors and approximately 600 deputy and assistant professors, who are well respected scientists all over the world having completed documented research for a number of international scientific magazines and journals. The University offers taught programs to over 3,800 native and international students, including Bachelor, Postgraduate, Master's, Doctorate and Post-doctorate programs. English taught doctorate programs include: ENT Otolaryngology (acronym for “Ear, Nose, Throat”), Pediatric Surgery, Orthopedics and Traumatology, Physiology, Immunology, Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation Medicine, Psychiatry, Dermatology, Microbiology, and Social Medicine and Public Health. The University Library is well stocked with high quality educational and academic material, with in excess of 170,000 volumes of material in many languages but predominantly in English. The University is responsible for the publication of one of the most well respected medical magazines in Bulgaria, the “Folia Medica” which is issue quarterly and is in existence since 1959. This highly regarded publication is issued in English and distributed to 54 countries. The University encourages its young scientists to enter their work into the annual “Youth & Science” competition which is run by the Youth Scientific Association. The winning research papers are granted an award and also published which gives young doctors a strong footing in medical research communities.