Medical University "Prof. Dr. Paraskev Stoyanov" (MU) - Varna opened its doors in 1961. It is a state-of-the-art University boasting more than half-century long history and tradition, masterfully intertwining classical and modern training models.
The Varna Medical University provides uncompromising quality in education, commensurate with the European standards - it is the first and only University in the country which introduced the Business Excellence Model of the European Foundation for Quality Management (EFQM®) in 2008. The diplomas awarded by the University have been recognized in all European countries.
The University possesses modern high tech training and clinical facilities, interactive, cutting-edge teaching techniques, renowned experts and great lecturers. Open to the modern needs and interests of young people, MU-Varna offers them opportunities not only for training, but also for a full-fledged student life - sports, culture, entertainment.
The academic staff of the University regularly undergoes a variety of pedagogical, language and other qualification courses targeted at improving the quality of education.
MU-Varna has been developing extremely dynamically, and in 2014 the Alumni Club of Medical University - Varna was established. Seven years ago, under the initiative of the Rector of MU-Varna, Prof. Dr. Krasimir Ivanov, it was decided the University to activate its relations with its alumni. Thus, through them and their contacts abroad, the circle of friends and associates of MU-Varna has been expanded, joint projects, exchange and cooperation between Alma Mater and health institutions all over the world are being planned and implemented, and the opportunities for collaboration in specific areas are being expanded. The emotional relationship that has been created has its practical importance as well, since plenty of the University alumni are leading professionals and managers at prestigious institutions abroad, respected experts in great demand, whose experience is highly appreciated, and their research activities are being shared and supported.
The Alumni Club keeps the fire burning through annual international meetings of the alumni of MU-Varna, friends of the University and its members. By tradition, they are held within the framework of the annual Assembly of the International Medical Association Bulgaria (IMAB).
At the Sixth International Meeting of the Alumni Club, held in May 2019, the President of the Alumni Club Prof. Dr. Krasimir Metodiev passed the baton to Assoc. Prof. Dr. Mario Milkov.