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Balneology

Human resources

Opportunities to develop human resources in this sector:

  • There are bilateral agreements on the exchange of students and teachers under a European Union programme for cooperation in university education SOCRATES/ERASMUS
  • A large part of medical practitioners specialize abroad
  • Healthcare professionals are motivated to work in the private sector
  • In medical schools, language learning is compulsory
  • Medicine and tourism are seen as desirable sectors for training and development
  • In Bulgaria, labour costs are among the lowest in Europe, which is the underlying reason for the competitive prices of medical services

 

Medical staff

 

Source: NSI, 2013

 

 

Average annual earnings in the sector "Healthcare and social work, (€)

 

Source: Natonal Statistical Institute

Education

There are five medical universities in Bulgaria, teaching about 15 000 medical students across the country


Source: National Statistical Institute

 

  • Medical University – Varna

    • Faculty of Medicine • Faculty of Dental Medicine • Faculty of Pharmacy • Faculty of Public Health • Medical College

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  • Medical University – Pleven

    • Faculty of Medicine • Faculty of Public Health • Faculty of Healthcare • Medical College

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  • Medical University – Plovdiv

    • Faculty of Medicine • Faculty of Dental Medicine • Faculty of Public Health • Faculty of Pharmacy • Medical College

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  • Medical University - Sofia

    • Faculty of Medicine • Faculty of Dental Medicine • Faculty of Public Health • Faculty of Pharmacy

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  • Trakia University

    • 5 000 students • Faculties in Agriculture and Veterinary Medicine

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