For a second consecutive year students from North Western State Medical University "I.I. Mechnikov" conducted their summer practice at the clinical bases of MU-Varna in the framework of an agreement for bilateral academic collaboration. Five students of medicine and two students of public health accompanied by Prof. Dr. Nikolai Macievskii – Leading Specialist at the Department of Organization and Development of Science at the university in St. Petersburg were trained in the clinical bases of University Hospital "St. Marina" in the period between 3rd- 14th of August 2015.
The awarding ceremony for successful completion of the summer practice was held on Friday, August 14th 2015. Prof. T. Kostadinova, Vice Rector International Relations, Accreditation and Quality and Prof. Zlatislav Stoyanov, Vice Dean of the Faculty of Medicine awarded the certificates for successful completion of the summer practice after an informal discussion with the students concerning the overall organization of the training. The students expressed their appreciation for the hospitality and the excellent organization during their stay and filled out a brief questionnaire in which they shared their magnificent impressions from the visits to University Hospital "St. Marina" and Medical College – Varna, the training facilities and the high academic level of Medical University – Varna.