Type of Educational Institution
The Faculty of Public health is a basic unit within the structure of Medical University – Pleven.
The mission of the Faculty of Public Health at MU-Pleven is to participate in the process of improving and maintaining the general health condition of the population through the following activities:
The Faculty of Public Health conducts training in conformity with the Law for Higher Education, the Ordinance of the State Requirements for the Acquisition of Higher Education (Resolution of the Ministry Council 162/23.07.2002) and the Classifier of the fields of higher education and the professional directions (Resolution of the Ministry Council 125/24.06.2002) from the scientific field “Healthcare and Sports” – code 7, in professional direction “Public Health” – code 7.4 and in professional direction “Health Care” – code 7.5 in the academic degrees of higher education, as follows:
Bachelor’s degree in the following specialties:
Master’s degree in the following specialties:
Master’s degree in Public health and health management after the acquisition of Master’s degree in Medicine, Dentistry, Pharmacy, Economics, Law, Psychology, etc.
Foundation and development
The Faculty was founded with Ministry Council Resolution No: 114 dated 2nd June 2004. The Faculty’s body consists of 64 highly qualified lecturers with an academic rank and personnel, including 24 professors and associate professors and 40 lecturers without an academic rank. Over 1400 bachelor’s and master’s degree students have graduated in all programmes since the establishment of the Faculty.
There are six departments within the faculty’s structure:
The classes are conducted on the premises of the faculty which disposes with 20 training halls, 10 laboratories, 4 laboratories for training and clinical practice, 2 computer halls and full access to the university computer network. For the purposes of the training in the specialty of Medical Rehabilitation and Occupational Therapy 6 laboratories have been equipped – 3 in Occupational Therapy, 1 in Kinesitherapy and 2 in healing massage. If it is necessary the whole auditorium base of the University can be used. For the purposes of the clinical practical training and the fulfillment of undergraduate practice the following clinical bases are used: the University Multi-specialty Hospital for Intensive Treatment “Dr. Georgi Stranski’ – Pleven, Diagnostic and Consultative Center ІІ and ІІІ children’s institutions on the territory of Pleven.