Official Graduation Ceremony 2023

    Dear Ladies and Gentleman,

    On behalf of Prof. Dr. Bozhidar Yordanov, PhD, Dean of the Faculty of Dental Medicine, Medical University - Sofia and on behalf of the management of the Faculty of Dental Medicine, Medical University - Sofia we are pleased to inform you about the Official Graduation Ceremony - 2023, Faculty of Dental Medicine, Medical University - Sofia.

    The Ceremony will take place on September 15, 2023, at Sofia Grand hall, Marinela hotel, Sofia.

    Dear colleagues,
    The graduation ceremony of 2023 graduation class will take place on 15.09.2023 at 11:00 in Sofia Grand hall, Marinela hotel, Sofia and access to it will be allowed to graduates and invited guests of them. 
    Due to great interest from the relatives of the graduates, the limit of the number of companions has been removed.

    Accommodation in the hall on the promotion day will take place in a certain order, under the guidance of your course instructor and the event’s organizers. 
    Sofia Hall is divided into two zones - the Diplomants zone and the Companions zone. All graduates will be directed to the specially designed area for them. All companions will be directed to the Companions area and will be standing and it is not allowed for children under 12 and adults with serious health problems.

    There will be NO live streaming for the Official Ceremony. 

    For your participation in the official ceremony, it is necessary to obtain the gowns, adhering to the following schedule:







    17-20 Group 10:00 - 12:00
    21-22 Group 13:00 - 14:00


    23-26 Group 10:00 - 12:00
    27-28 Group 13:00 - 14:00 





    17-20 Group 10:00 - 12:00 
    21-22 Group 13:00 - 14:00


    23-26 Group 10:00 - 12:00
    27-28 Group 13:00 - 14:00

    - The deposit of BGN 150 is payable on site only at the FDM’ Student Office 

    - Return your cap and gowns in the Student's office.

    - When returning the gowns, BGN 30 will be retained for dry cleaning service:

    For the accommodation of your family members at the "Marinela" hotel on a preferential prices, you may contact the event organizer "Wasteels" company.

    The organizer reserves the right to change the event's format and restrict the allow of the companions, in case of new restrictions from health authorities regarding the anti-epidemic situation.

    Dean’s Graduation Speech - 2023


    Dear graduates, esteemed colleagues,

    It is a great honour and privilege for me, on behalf of my vice Deans and speaking for myself, to greet you, the graduates of the Faculty of Dental Medicine, Sofia Medical University, class of 2023, on this offiical ceremony for handing over your university diploma.

    Graduation is a very special and festive event of your life. It is a symbol of a turning point, new page, new big step, new beginning in your professional career.

    Being alumni of the Faculty of Dental Medicine – Sofia, your vocation is to contribute to the development and prestige of our profession, for the benefit of human society.

    All of us, your professors, are absolutely certain, that you will be worthy ambassadors of our educational institution and constantly upgrading our excellent reputation.

    I believe that you, the graduates of Sofia Faculty of Dental Medicine, regardless of the area of dental practice chosen by you, will have the opportunity to enrich the lives of people around you, and you will do it with dignity.

    In the process of your professional realization, my appeal for you is to always remember why you have made your choice for this noble profession and all the difficulties you have had to get the knowledge and manual skills for one purpose – to serve society and work for improvement of the quality of life of your patients – with compassion and honesty.

    Our educational philosophy is to urge our graduates for learning and professional perfection throughout life and to encourage their contribution to oral health – on a national level and globally.

    I would be extremely joyful in the future, when you would have become successfully practicing doctors – do not forget your professors and fellow students. We all will be always proud of your achievements and professional success.

    Finally, I would like to give special thanks to your parents - for their full emotional and financial support during those difficult and challenging years at the University.

    I wish you health, remarkable professional realization, good life and prosperity.

    Good luck, dear dental medicine doctors!


    Prof. Bozhidar Yordanov, DMD, PhD

    Dean, Faculty of Dental Medicine, Medical University-Sofia











    Welcoming of the official guests and students:


    09:30 - 11:00







    Official part:

    Hanging out diplomas at the ceremonial graduation of 2023 class:


    11:00 - 14:00

    Dental Medicine      
    (The invoice can be issued both with company or personal details of the accommodated person)
    Type of room Standard room Deluxe room
    Single room Double room Single room Double room
    Prices in EUR 100 EUR 110 EUR 120 EUR 140 EUR
    The prices include VAT.
    Prices include 1 night, breakfast, Wi-Fi, city tax.
    Check in: after 15:00 h
    Check out: until 12:00 h

    Important information:
    - Hotel accommodation in a double room is possible only if you fill the name of the second person in the room.
    - Your reservation for hotel accommodation is valid after you fill the form, send it and receive a confirmation and invoice from WASTEELS and pay the full amount of your nights.

    Please, fill in the name of second person in the room.


    • First you need to fill out the registration form, wait to receive confirmation mail and invoice for the amount that you have to pay and then make a payment.

    • You will receive a confirmation of your order for accommodation in hotel “Marinela” – Sofia within 5 working days of sending your request. If you do not receive confirmation within 5 working days, please contact the Official Event Agent at tel: 00359 2 931 11 17 or mobile: 00359 888 507 778 – Rositsa Dzhurova.

    • Payment for a hotel accommodation must be made by bank transfer. All bank charges for the bank transfer should be on behalf of the sender.

    • The reservation is valid for 5 working days, during which period the actual payment must be done. If this condition is not met, the registration will be cancelled without notice from the Official Event Agent. Upon request for cancellations until September 08, 2023, the full payment amount is refunded. Upon full or partial cancellation after September 08, 2023, amounts are not refunded. For bank transfer, bank charges are charged to the ordering party.

    • "WASTEELS-Bulgaria" as an event organizer is obliged and committed to take the necessary technical and organizational measures to protect your personal data from unauthorized use, in compliance with the General Data Protection Regulation (Regulation EU 2016/679) and the Personal Data Protection Act. More information about the collection, storage and processing of your data can be found here:


      Bank account in EURO,

      only for hotel accommodation

      (not to pay the fee for gowns):

      Wasteels Bulgaria EOOD

      OBB Bank 

      IBAN: BG05 RZBB 9155 1437 7528 00



    Please, specify in the bank document:
    1. Your names
     Graduation FDM-2023 
    3. Hotel accommodation