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The Saint Clement of Ohrid University of Sofia or Sofia University (Sofiiski Universitet Sveti Kliment Ohridski) (Софийски университет Св. Климент Охридски) is the oldest and most significant modern higher education institution in Bulgaria, founded on 1st October 1888. The university's edifice was constructed between 1924 and 1934 with the financial support of the brothers Evlogi Georgiev and Hristo Georgiev, whose sculptures are now featured on its façade, and has an area of 18,624 and a total of 324 premises. Image File history File linksMetadata Sofia-uni-gruev. ... Image File history File linksMetadata Sofia-uni-gruev. ... Saint Clement of Ohrid Saint Clement of Ohrid (ca. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... Higher education is education provided by universities and other institutions that award academic degrees, such as community colleges, and liberal arts colleges. ... (Redirected from 1st October) October 1 is the 274th day of the year (275th in Leap years). ... 1888 is a leap year starting on Sunday (click on link for calendar). ... 1924 (MCMXXIV) was a leap year starting on Tuesday (link will take you to calendar). ... 1934 (MCMXXXIV) was a common year starting on Monday (link will take you to calendar). ... Evlogi Georgiev (born October 3 1819, Karlovo, Bulgaria, Died July 5 1897, Bucharest, Romania) Great bulgarian sponsor and benefactor. ... Rich Bulgarian, brother of Evlogi Georgiev, lived in the 19th century, he and his brother funded the construction of the Sofia University, in the capital of Bulgaria, Sofia. ... A square metre (US spelling: square meter) is by definition the area enclosed by a square with sides each 1 metre long. ...


Sofia University has 15 faculties and 3 departments, where 14,000 students receive their education.


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