Founded 1917 as a Faculty of Medicine at Sofia University, became independent 1950 as Medical Academy with departments of Medicine and Dentistry, joined by the Department of Pharmacy 1951. Acquired present status 2006.
- Academic year: September to June (September-January, February-June)
- Requirements: Secondary school certificate (Diploma za zavarsheno sredno obrazovanie) or recognized foreign equivalent
- Students allowance: Co-ed