Student Life in Pleven

The student life in Pleven, Bulgaria, is very lively and can be organized really diversified! Hit the road with your fellow students and enjoy the numerous leisure opportunities together.

As you can see, there is much to discover for you. You should not miss the interesting student life in Pleven on any account. That way, you will also get to know your fellow students and your new friends better.


In Pleven it is possible to get by in daily life with English. Young people have a very good level of English, in general, better than young people in Germany. This means you will be able to practise your English and achieve command of the language very soon.

The degree is taught in English: all lectures, tests and exams are held in English. Bulgarian is a compulsory course from the second year. It is important for you to have a good grasp of the language in order to work at the hospital. However, we would like to insist on the fact that the language of the degree is English.


There are two student dorms with more than 400 beds in double or triple rooms, with central heating and bathroom. The rent ranges from € 50-70 per month. However, it is also possible to rent your own flat in Pleven. We are happy to help you find one.

Living Costs

Living is very economical. In average, students spend € 300 a month:

Eating EUR 100 – 200
Accommodation EUR 50 – 70
Own flat EUR 100 – 200
A private room EUR 60 – 100
Monthly card for buses EUR 6


The city is 170 km away from the capital Sofia. There are good public transportation connections between the two cities. The international railway Sofia – Bucharest – Moscow goes through Pleven. In the city there are trolley buses.

Leisure Time

The city offers a huge variety of activities, such as cinema, theatre, discos, bars, shopping centres, museums and sports facilities. The city has more to offer than you can take!

Nightlife is waiting for you with open arms!

Study Medicine in Pleven