In September 2011 a Co-operation memorandum was signed between the Medical University-Sofia and Yonsei University College of Medicine – Republic of Korea.

The Yonsei University College of Medicine was found in the distant 1885 by the American missionary Dr Allan – in the beginning as a hospital and later as a Higher Medical School. Right now this University is one of the most reputed universities not only in the Republic of Korea, but also in Asia and is among the top 100 Universities according to the World University ranking.

The co-operation memorandum period is five years. It provides exchange of lecturers and students between institutions, participation in research projects, organization of international scientific events, and development of joint academic programs.