History and Goals

Medical College - Pleven was founded as an independent medical school in 1948 with a decision by the Ministry of Public Health. Since 1997, it is part of the academic structure of the Medical University - Pleven.

The basic structure of the Medical College consists of "Medical Diagnostic Tests" and "Social and Pharmaceutical Care" sectors as well as the administrative units involved in student affairs.

Mssion: Medical College at MU-Pleven formulates its mission and goals according to the mission and goals of Medical University - Pleven.
They are as follows:
  • To carry out its activities in compliance with health and social needs of our nation and region while abiding by the priorities of the University and our national strategies in education, science and health care. This is to be achieved by eucating and preparing highly-qualified professionals, able to meet the needs of public and private health and social institutions both on national and international level.
  • By providing graduate and postgraduate training of students and specialists in health and social activities while meeting the highest national and international standards;
  • By conducting applied research and investigations, aiming to support medical practice;
  • Through social activities which aim to promote and deliver highly-skilled medical proffessionals to sitezens and regions in need of health assistance.
  • Through comprehensive support from the academic community in solving public health problems and the realization of the objectives of health care reform in Bulgaria.