Medical University "Prof. Dr. Paraskev Stoyanov" – Varna welcomed the Ambassador of the Republic of Ireland to Bulgaria H. E. Mrs. Martina Feeney during her visit to Varna on 22nd November. The Irish diplomat was welcomed by the Vice Rector for Academic Affairs Prof. Dr. Albena Kerekovska. Prof. Kerekovska presented MU - Varna as a University boasting 61 years of history and traditions, offering its students high quality education, diverse opportunities for their leisure time and practice of various types of sports. She emphasised the advantages of the University as one of the fastest growing higher education institutions in the country in the field of innovation and high technology. The attractive multinational environment, interactive methods of training and learning in real and simulation environment, modern clinical facilities and the city of Varna as the Sea Capital are just some of the assets for which MU - Varna has been chosen as a learning environment by students from approximately 50 countries.
H. E. Mrs. Feeney had a meeting with medical and dental students from Ireland, who are the third largest international community at the University, following Germany and the UK. The diplomat attended a practical training class of students in the virtual microscopy hall and got acquainted with the opportunities for 3D training at the Department of Anatomy. She also visited the modern studio of the University Television. Prof. Kerekovska presented Ambassador Feeney with a plaque and an Honorary Diploma for her contribution to the development of the international partnership and cooperation in the education of students at MU - Varna and extended an invitation to her on behalf of the Rector to participate at the official graduation ceremony of the medical students from Class 2022, which will be held on 26th November 2022. At the end of her visit to MU - Varna, the Ambassador of Ireland to Bulgaria thanked for the hospitality and expressed her admiration for the training facilities and the conditions that MU - Varna provides for its students.