The University is the first school of higher education in Bulgaria.

Its history is an embodiment and a continuation of centuries of cultural and educational tradition in this country.

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The Mission of Sofia University St. Kliment Ohridski

Sofia University St. Kliment Ohridski is the main national high academic, research, cultural and information center of high international reputation.

  • The University is exemplary in terms of its scietific research and educational activities, both of them enjoying wide cultural and social significance.
  • The University forms the nucleus of the Bulgarian scientific and cultural elite and enlightens the Bulgarian national self-consciousness.
  • The University contributes significantly to the Bulgarian participation in the global development of science and education.
  • The University plays an active role in preparing and conducting policies of national, regional and international significance.

Sofia University St. Kliment Ohridski has the mision to safeguard, enrich and carry through the centuries the spirit of knowledge and the aspirations of humanity to knowledge and truth. The University is the center of the development of science and the education of students in all domains of life; it also cultivates highly educated, nationally responsible personalities who will lead the Bulgarian nation to spiritual feats and social welfare.