The most modern technologies in education have been implemented at MU-Varna. Students use Blackboard Supplementary e-Learning Platform, with rich content of electronic tools that can be accessed both through their PCs and their mobile phones. 3D technologies
- 3D software, 3D scanning and printing, holograms have been widely
applied in Anatomy training. Virtual microscopy allows students to
observe microscopic preparations at high resolution even from a
distance. The "Turning Point Technology" System enables quick assessment
of the level of acquisition of the training content in real time
through special devices - clickers.
One of the major goals of the education in medical programmes is the harmonization and integration of pre-clinical and clinical training.
The University pays special attention and invests considerable funds in
the development of simulation training methods. The simulators in the
field of surgery, ultrasound, emergency medicine and anesthesiology,
obstetrics and gynecology, dental medicine provide students with the
opportunity to apply practically what they have learned. A real-time
video link is available between the operating and training rooms.
Along with the practice in a simulation environment, the students at MU-Varna have great opportunities to apply the acquired knowledge and skills in a real environment.
MU-Varna has numerous clinical bases, located on the territory of the
whole country. The main training base for undergraduate, postgraduate
and doctoral students is University Hospital "St. Marina"
in Varna - the most modern medical and diagnostic structure in
Northeastern Bulgaria, possessing latest generation equipment. The first
in our country University pharmacies have been functioning within the
University, providing a real training environment for the students
majoring in the programmes of Pharmacy and Assistant-Pharmacist. The
students at the Faculty of Dental Medicine have the opportunity to study
at the first and only in our country University Dental Centre, having at its disposal equipment and apparatus without an analogue.
Plenty of extracurricular practices
are being held at Medical University - Varna, such as summer schools,
various modules and seminars (emergency medicine, disaster response,
maritime medicine, marine accidents, maritime pathophysiology), language
practice for international students in Bulgaria. The outstanding
students traditionally visit CERN - the world's largest Particle Physics
Laboratory in Switzerland.
result of the active international relations (the University
collaborates with 91 international partners from five continents), guest
lecturers from leading universities all over the world pay visits to
behind the conviction that science is the engine of progress in the
society, and that it should act in favour of this society, Medical
University-Varna makes huge investments in Research and Development,
providing its undergraduate, postgraduate and doctoral students with
abundant opportunities to participate at national and international
scientific events, in numerous research projects.
The University is actively involved in socially beneficial activities,
conducting a variety of social, health and information campaigns,
organized by students and lecturers such as blood donation, Diabetes
campaigns, anti-AIDS campaigns, oral health promotion campaigns, etc.
The University has provided all necessary prerequisites not only for a smooth-running training process, but also for maximum facilitating students from an administrative point of view.
Through information and communication platforms - web students and web
teacher, the students at MU-Varna are able to certify disciplines and
semesters; apply and check their ranking for scholarships and student
residence; pay their fees electronically.
Varna Medical University offers its students a modern environment with
unlimited opportunities to develop themselves. Besides the
state-of-the-art laboratories and training facilities for practice, a
library with electronic reading rooms and access to the world's best
information databases, the University provides its students with modern
sports facilities and professional coaches in football, basketball, volleyball, tennis and boxing. The Medical University in Varna is the only one in the country offering its students sailing training programmes on board its own sailing boats. Music, dance and theatre lovers are welcome to join the University rock band, the folk dance troupe or the student theatre troupe.