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Sofia University St. Kliment Ohridski

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  • SIZE> 12,000 students

  • AGEMature

  • STATUS Private

  • RESEARCH High

  • FOCUS Comprehensive

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The University of Sofia (St. Kliment Ohridski) or simply Sofia University (Софийски университет, Св. Климент Охридски“, Sofiyski Universitet, Sv. Kliment Ohridski“) is the oldest higher education institution in Bulgaria, founded on 1 October 1888. The edifice of the university was constructed between 1924 and 1934 with the financial support of the brothers Evlogi Georgiev and Hristo Georgiev.

The university has 16 faculties and three departments, where over 21,000 students receive their education. In addition, it also disposes of a university library, a university press, a computer centre, a sports centre and several other structures. The current rector is Anastas Gerdzhikov.

Sofia University has been consistently ranked as the top university in Bulgaria according to national and international rankings, and is constant among the best world universities according to QS World University Rankings.

251-300
2015
251-300
2017
  • 65.6
    Academic Reputation
  • 44
    Employer Reputation
44
2015
46
2016
EECA University Rankings
  • 68.20
    Overall Score
  • 79
    Academic Reputation
  • 74.2
    Employer Reputation
  • 59.5
    Faculty Student
  • 51.4
    Faculty Staff with PhD
  • 26.8
    Papers per Faculty
  • 85.3
    Citations per Paper
  • 7.8
    International Faculty
  • 22.1
    International Students
  • 71.4
    Web Impact
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Number of academic faculty staff

In total
2,486
International
25

Number of students

19,838
Postgraduate 39%
Undergraduate 61%

Number of international students

919
Postgraduate 56%
Undergraduate 44%
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