Students from 9 Countries Will Present Their Traditional Cuisine and Culture at MU-Varna

April 28, 2017By Antonia GenovaCultur activity, International activity, Upcoming events No Comments

For the fourth year in a row, students and lecturers from MU-Varna will have the opportunity to try interesting dishes and to get a grasp of the culture of 9 different countries – Armenia, Germany, Greece, Spain, Jordan, Russia, Turkey, Finland and Bulgaria. This happens annually at the traditional International Pulse Party – an event, during which students from different nationalities present their own traditional cuisine. The event will take place on the 1st of May 2017 at 21:00 o’clock in ‘Black Sheep Games’ (‘Tsar Simeon I’ 27 Street).  Each student from MU-Varna will be able to compete in games, including darts, pool, PinBall or table football, which will be free from 21:00 to 23:00 o’clock. 

During the party every student will receive a special passport on entrance. The passport will be filled when visiting the culinary tables of separate countries. Behind the deck will be the well-known DJ Happy, who will complete the atmosphere with popular hits from all over the world!

Organisator of this annual event is the Student’s Council of Medical University-Varna and this year, the event is held in support of Varna European Youth Capital 2017.

Welcome and let’s all experience an international atmosphere, combining delicious cuisine, games and great fun!

Blood Donation Campaign April 2017

April 11, 2017By Antonia GenovaUpcoming events No Comments

Each and everyone of us knows how essential and life saving blood and blood products are, since, despite the numerous advances of technologies and science, they still cannot be replaced. It is exactly for this reason why blood donation initiatives are held all year round. The Regional Transfusion centre of Varna and the Student’s Council of MU-Varna are organizing once again the ‘Blood Donation’ campaign.

Up to date, the campaign, which takes place in MU-Varna, has always reported a great number of people, willing to donate blood. It is the first ‘Blood donation’ campaign for this year 2017. Everybody, who wants to donate blood, will be able to do it on the 11th (Tuesday) and the 12th (Wednesday) of April 2017 between 11:00 and 16:00 o’clock in room 111 (first floor of the Rectorate building). Let’s show once again that humanity and the wish to help others, run in our veins!

Donate blood, save lives!


April 6, 2017By Бойко МатевUpcoming events No Comments

Dear BSYSB participants,

We would like to introduce this year’s basic ultrasound imaging and diagnostics workshop. During this workshop you will learn how to use a standard sonograph on abdominal organs and cervical structures. We’ll discuss some of the most common pathologies and learn about their sonographic appearance. Afterwards the attendants will also be able to use the sonograph, should they wish to practice what they’ve learned during the workshop.

The workshop will take place on the 07.04.2017 (Friday) at room 126 of UMHAT “St. Marina”. Georgy Ivanov and Assist. prof. d-r Summer El Shemeri a demonstrator and assistant professor respectively at the department of Medical Imaging and Radiotherapy



Two-Day Course on History of Medicine Is to Be Held at MU-Varna

April 5, 2017By Antonia GenovaUpcoming events No Comments

A course on History of Medicine is to be held on 7th and 8th April 2017 at MU-Varna. The course starts with an official opening at 9:00 am, on 7th April, at the meeting room of MU-Varna. The lecturers will present interesting topics, dealing with “Medical Knowledge of Thracians and Proto-Bulgarians” and “Medical and Anthropological Expertise of Bone Remains of the Early Medieval Necropoles in the Region of Varna and Devnya”, in order to elaborate further on the modern character of medical museums with a topic focusing on “Medical Museums and Medical and Health Education – History and Modern Tendencies”. Prof. Dr. Miladin Apostolov, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Georgi Marinov, Prof. Dr. Pavel Dimov, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Dimitar Tomov and Assoc. Prof. Dr. Nevyana Feschieva will be among the lecturers.

During the second day of the course (08.04) special emphasis will be put on “Prominent Representatives of Varna Medical Society with Contribution to Bulgarian Medicine and Healthcare”, which will take place at Panorama 2 Hall, fl.11, at RHI (HEI) – Varna. Assoc. Prof. Dr. Dobrin Paskalev will deliver a lecture on “Evolution of Diagnostic Methods in Medicine in 18-19 Century”.

“Approaches to Investigating Recent History of Medicine and Health Care in Bulgaria” will be the priority topics of the discussion with moderators Prof. Dr. Miladin Apostolov and Assoc. Prof. Dr. Nevyana Feschieva.

The two-day course will end with an autobiographical film – “Prof. Paraskev Stoyanov – Life and Deeds”.

The entire course programme can be found here.

Modern interactive teaching methods in surgery – workshop in BSYSB 2017

April 4, 2017By АдминистраторUpcoming events No Comments

Dear participants in the Fourth Black Sea Symposium,

We present to you the latest news. During the symposium we will have the honor to invite you to participate in one of the most attractive workshops – Modern interactive teaching methods in surgery. It will include the presentation of two of the newest features of  the Medical University of Varna:

  • Laparoscopic simulator Simbionix lap mentor III – the first of its kind in Bulgaria simulator for laparoscopic surgery which involves a large number of manipulations for basic skills in laparoscopic surgery as well as surgery interventions for advanced skills.
  • Mobile station for telemedicine for online live connection between operating rooms and classrooms in the structures of the Medical University of Varna, as well as affiliates in Sliven, Shumen and Veliko Tarnovo.
The workshop will be held on Saturday, in 13:30h at the University Hospital “St. Marina” on the 6th floor, Department of General and operative surgery. The participants must have registration for the Black Sea Symposium and be medical students after second course (III, IV, V and VI year). The limit on the number of participants is 10 people. Deadline: 06.04.2016, 00:00h.

In view of the need the participants in the workshop must have basic knowledge of laparoscopic manipulation, participants must complete the following questions correctly. The first 10 people who have volunteered to participate and have given the correct answers to the following questions will participate in the workshop: HERE

Join in the students` International Pulse Party

April 2, 2017By Antonia GenovaStudent activity, Upcoming events No Comments

In the heat of the summer semester, throughout hard disciplines, practices and the rising number of colloquiums, we are convinced that all of us long for a rest, during which we leave everything and spontaneously find ourselves in a different situation, far away from monotonous routine. We believe the time for this has come! We offer you together to tour around the world for one night. Maybe most of you have already guessed, that we are talking about the traditional International Pulse Party.

Where? – ‘Black Sheep Games’ (‘Tsar Simeon I’ 27 street)
When? – 1st of May 2017 (Monday) at 21:00 o’clock

 Traditionally, all visitors, students and lecturers of MU-Varna will be able to try both world-known and unknown international dishes. In a combination with the great cuisine, the more curious of you will have the opportunity to learn something more about the culture of certain countries.

 In addition, each one of you will be able to test their skills by playing darts, pool, PinBall, table football and others. All games will be free between 21:00 and 23:00 o’clock, after that they become paid (price is fixed and determined for an hour).

 And if while reading this, you have become sure you can surprise people with your culinary ability, here are the requirements in order to participate:

  1. Each nationality has the right of 1 spot at the venue. Therefore, it is suggested to work in a team.
  2. Each team has a budget of 80lv for products, needed for preparation of the dishes. If the expenses exceed the budget, they are paid by the team.
  3. Each team should have 2 people in charge.
  4. Everybody, who wants to participate, ought to send an Email with personal details (names, specialty, year, faculty number) and the name of the country, which they will present. Deadline: 15h of April (Saturday)
  5. After reviewing the signed in, everyone will receive an Email as feedback and after approval, one should send a list of food products, which are necessary for their culinary presentation.
    Deadline for sending the list of products – 15th of April (Friday)

 P.S. Due to the specific nature of some products, which are typical for certain countries, they can be replaced with Bulgarian equivalents. If they are declined, the price is paid personally by the culinary team.

As the party is private, on entry you should show a personal document (student’s card/card for the library) to verify that you are a student or a lecturer from MU-Varna. Each guest has the right to bring +1 companion.

We are expecting you!

Cytological Diagnostics Workshop

April 1, 2017By Antonia GenovaScience and education, Upcoming events No Comments

Dear colleagues, 

The upcoming Black Sea Symposium for Young Scientists in Biomedicine (BSYSB), organized by the students of the Medical University “Prof. Dr. Paraskev Stoyanov” – Varna gives you the unique opportunity to take part in a wide variety of workshops, showcasing the practical aspects of medicine.  Take advantage of our “Cytological Diagnostics” workshop, during which you will take buccal swabs to stain and view your own cells.






Cardiosurgery Workshop during BSYSB 2017

April 1, 2017By Antonia GenovaScience and education, Student activity, Upcoming events No Comments

Dear Colleagues,

Heart diseases are one of the major scourges of mankind. We find it only fitting that all medical specialists should be acquainted with their treatment.

During the fifth Black Sea Symposium for Young Scientists in Biomedicine, organized by the students of Medical University “Prof. D-r Paraskev Stoyanov” – Varna you are going to have the opportunity to take part in a cardiosurgical workshop during which you will be able to practice suturing real hearts. It will take place on Saturday (08.04.17) at 16:30 in the “Hellige” auditorium of UMHAT “St. Marina” and will be led by renowned specialists from the Department of Surgical Diseases, Cardiosurgery section.

The workshop will take place thanks to Assoc. prof. Panayotov and the cardiosurgery club.



A Party on the Occasion of World Health Worker Day

April 1, 2017By Antonia GenovaUpcoming events No Comments

The 7th of April is coming and you are still wondering whether there isn’t anything organized on this occasion? Maybe a party with which to mark thematically our professional celebration? Now is the time to give you an answer to all of your questions…

Again, we won’t break with this tradition and will organize a Party on the occasion of World Health Worker Day, which this year will feature a special guest-performer Vladimir Ampov – Grafa. With his emblematic hits we will enjoy an unique atmosphere and will mark properly our celebration. The event will take place in club Avenue on the 9th of April at 23:00.

The party is private – only for students from the Medical University of Varna and for all participants and guests of the Black Sea Symposium. At the place – free entry after presenting a student’s card, 50% discount on alcohol products, satisfaction of all music preferences (no restrictions in relation to genres) after the guest-performance and many more incredible emotions.

We are expecting you!

For the Fourth Consecutive Year Students from MU-Varna Organize Smile for Life Campaign

March 18, 2017By Antonia GenovaHealth news, Student activity, Upcoming events No Comments

An information and prevention campaign entitled Smile for Life is to be held for the fourth consecutive year in Varna. Organizers of the initiative are the Association of Students of Dental Medicine – Varna, together with the Faculty of Dental Medicine, the Student Council at Medical University – Varna, the Association of Medical Students in Bulgaria and the Association of Students of Pharmacy in Varna.

World Oral Health Day (WOHD) is celebrated globally every year on 20 March. It is an international day to celebrate the benefits of healthy mouth and the importance of good oral health throughout life.

The campaign, which will be held on 18 and 19 March 2017 this year, aims to promote, create and raise oral health awareness of Varna citizens. The students are going to distribute information leaflets, and everyone involved in the campaign is going to win special gifts. Students will carry out survey among the citizens and will acquaint them with the methods and means of maintaining good oral hygiene.

Every year the initiative is a huge success, involving thousands of Varna citizens. This year it will be conducted as follows:

18.03.2017, 11:00 – Venue: Mall Varna

19.03.2017, 14:00 – Venue: Grand Mall Varna