The Department was established in 2012 on the basis of the Department in Kinezitherapy, established in 1992 and provides instruction to Bulgarian and International students in the Degree programme KINEZITHERAPY. In 2006, the first Bachelor Degree programme in OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY in Bulgaria was introduced. Since 2012 the Department has been accredited in one more scientific field – SOCIAL ACTIVITIES and has started instruction in a Master degree course CLINICAL SOCIAL WORK.​