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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.

701+
2016
651-700
2017
701-750
2018
  • 37.3
    Faculty Student
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
The numbers, stats, stars and rankings data are provided by QS Intelligence Unit.

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Number of academic faculty staff

In total
1,679
International
8

Number of students

19,494
Postgraduate 38%
Undergraduate 62%

Number of international students

1,066
Postgraduate 59%
Undergraduate 41%
The numbers, stats, stars and rankings data are provided by QS Intelligence Unit.
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The numbers, stats, stars and rankings data are provided by QS Intelligence Unit.