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M.Sc. Chemistry for the Future

Degree awarded
Master of Science

Faculty of Chemistry and Pharmacy, Sofia University "St. Kliment Ohridski", 1 James Bourchier Blvd., Sofia 1164, Bulgaria

+359 2 816 1392

E-mail address

Type of course

Language of tuition

Length of course
2 semesters

Date of commencement
1 October

Application deadline
15 September

Class size

Cost / fees
3000 Euro

Student grants / Financial assistance
Not available

Available at additional cost

Major recruiters of graduates of our programmes
Chemical research centers, chemical companies, public authorities

Exchange partner schools
Bourgas University "Prof. Asen Zlatarov", Bulgaria;
ENSICAEN, Normandy University-Caen, France

Admission requirements
See below / opposite

Programme Director
Prof. Rositca Nikolova

Contact details for application
Prof. Rositca Nikolova
Faculty of Chemistry and Pharmacy
1 James Bourchier Blvd.
Sofia 1164
Phone: +359 2 816 1392

Sofia University "St. Kliment Ohridski"

M.Sc. Chemistry for the Future

The aim of the Masterís program is to introduce students to the latest achievements in the field of chemistry, to prepare them for the development of these achievements in the future, and for their application in various fields of life and industry.

The main tasks of the program are to introduce students to:
  • modern methods for preparation and characterisation of different types of chemical systems;
  • state of the art methods for modelling and predicting the structure and properties of chemical systems;
  • chemical aspects of current and future energy needs and environmental protection;
  • contribution of chemistry to human health - in pharmacy and medicine;
  • specific chemical problems with perspectives for future development or potential application for improving human live (through specialized elective courses).

Admission requirements

Requirements for the candidates: to have completed higher education, Bachelor's degree in Chemical Sciences or another BSc degree in which the main chemical courses (General and Inorganic Chemistry; Organic Chemistry, Physical chemistry, Analytical Chemistry or Instrumental Methods) are studied with at least of 5 credits each.

More details on the admission procedure can be found in the respective section on the website of the Faculty of Chemistry and Pharmacy.

About Sofia University "St. Kliment Ohridski"

The Sofia University St. Kliment Ohridski is the first higher educational institution in Bulgaria founded in 1888. Its history is an embodiment and a continuation of centuries of cultural and educational tradition in this country.

Public teaching activities in Bulgaria date back to the second half of the 9th century. During the Bulgarian Renaissance, a new idea for opening a School of Higher Education was conceived. The prestige of the School of Higher Education grew rapidly with the cultural and educational mission it acquired after the Liberation in 1878.

Year by year the Sofia University has developed into an important academic and scientific centre on the Balkans, a well developed academic institution with European dimensions. Today Sofia University St. Kliment Ohridski is the largest and most prestigious educational and scientific centre in the country. It has 16 faculties with 119 special subjects being taught.

Within the structure of Sofia University the following main structures are included: the Faculty of Slavonic Philology, the Faculty of Classical and Contemporary Philology, the Faculty of History, the Faculty of Philosophy, the Faculty of Law, the Faculty of Journalism and Mass Communication, the Faculty of Education, the Faculty of Educational Studies and the Arts, the Faculty of Geology and Geography, the Faculty of Physics, the Faculty of Mathematics and Informatics, the Faculty of Chemistry and Pharmacy, the Faculty of Biology, the Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, the Faculty of Theology, the Faculty of Medicine, the Department of Information and Training of Teachers, the Department for Language Teaching and the Department of Sports.

Sofia University offers BA, MA and PhD programmes, and conducts research in the field of the natural, social sciences and the humanities.

With the signing of the Erasmus Сharter in 2007 and Bulgaria being a full-fledged member-state of the EU the University continues its active participation in the implementation of the updated with new educational possibilities Learning for Life European program.

The official address of Sofia University St. Kliment Ohridski is: 1504, Sofia; 15, Tsar Osvoboditel Blvd.; Tel. Exchange: (02) 9308 200, Fax: (02) 9460 255.