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Bulgaria's Top University Hikes Tuition Fees

Tuition fees in Bulgaria’s oldest and most prestigious university, the Sofia University “Saint Kliment Ohridski” are going up 8% much to the discontent of parents and students.

Society » Education | January 31, 2013, Thursday // 12:15 | Viewed: 2150

Bulgarian Education Minister Sacked for 'Arguing' with PM

Sergey Ignatov, whose resignation as Bulgaria's Education Minister was accepted on Tuesday, had to go because he argued with Prime Minister Boyko Borisov over the corruption scandal in Bulgaria's Scientific Research Fund, Borisov himself revealed Wednesda

Society » Education | January 30, 2013, Wednesday // 13:10 | Viewed: 2432

Metal Science Expert Heads Bulgaria's Education Ministry

Bulgaria's Academy of Sciences (BAS) newly elected president Acad. Stefan Vodenicharov has been named the country's new education minister, replacing recently dismissed Sergey Ignatov.

Society » Education | January 30, 2013, Wednesday // 11:29 | Viewed: 1516

Rocky Mountains Picture Returns to 'Haunt' Bulgaria

A picture from the Rocky Mountains in the US State of Colorado has once again prompted ridicule  in Bulgaria, as it turns out it has been used to depict "Bulgarian nature" in an 8th grade schoolbook.

Society » Education | January 16, 2013, Wednesday // 16:30 | Viewed: 1745

Bulgaria's Govt Approves Operational Program for Education, Science in 2014-2020

The Bulgarian government has approved the introduction of a new operational program for science and education in Bulgaria's contract with the EU on the 2014-2020 programming period.

Society » Education | January 9, 2013, Wednesday // 17:42 | Viewed: 1915

The Bulgaria 2012 Review: Education

If 2011 was a year of stagnation and gradually continuing deterioration for education in Bulgaria, then 2012 only confirmed that trend.

Society » Education | January 7, 2013, Monday // 06:38 | Viewed: 390

Only Starting Teachers' Salaries Upped by 12% in Bulgaria

Only the starting salaries of junior, senior and supervising teachers will be increased by 12% in 2013, Bulgarian Education Minister, Sergey Ignatov, has announced.

Society » Education | December 14, 2012, Friday // 14:37 | Viewed: 992

Turkey Resumes Accepting Bulgarian College Diplomas

In just days, Turkey will resume recognizing Bulgarian college diplomas, the President of the Council of Higher Education, Gokhan Cetinkaya, has said.

Society » Education | December 12, 2012, Wednesday // 13:21 | Viewed: 1410

Bulgarian Youth Increasingly Illiterate, Overweight

The knowledge of Bulgarian students begins to collapse in elementary school, not in middle school as it was earlier, according to recent research.

Society » Education | December 12, 2012, Wednesday // 11:55 | Viewed: 3426

Bulgarian Students Celebrate 'College Day'

Bulgaria's current and former college students are celebrating Saturday December 8, their biggest annual event and party, a tradition kept alive since 1903.

Society » Education | December 8, 2012, Saturday // 15:09 | Viewed: 1253

Metal Science Expert Heads Bulgaria's Academy of Sciences

Bulgaria's Academy of Sciences (BAS) has elected the director of its Institute of metal science, equipment and technologies to be its new president.

Society » Education | December 3, 2012, Monday // 11:52 | Viewed: 790

Turkey Agrees on Accepting Some Bulgarian College Diplomas

Turkey will resume recognizing Bulgarian college diplomas, but only from schools which don't use intermediaries in attracting students.

Society » Education | November 30, 2012, Friday // 15:21 | Viewed: 1204

Bulgaria's Education 30th in Presigious International Ranking

Bulgaria's education system is ranked 30th out of 40 developed countries, according to a global league table published by education firm Pearson.

Society » Education | November 27, 2012, Tuesday // 15:15 | Viewed: 4100

Sofia University Marks 124th Anniversary, Honors Patron

The oldest high education institution in Bulgaria Sofia University St Kliment Ohridski, established in 1888, marks November 25, 124 years since its establishment.

Society » Education | November 25, 2012, Sunday // 10:45 | Viewed: 893

2 Bulgarian Ministries Move to Rescue Struggling Observatory

Bulgaria's financially struggling Rozhen observatory is to carry out tasks for the country's Agriculture Ministry and for the Ministry of Environment, it was announced on Wednesday.

Society » Education | November 14, 2012, Wednesday // 12:41 | Viewed: 1198

Bulgarian Astronomers Pin Hopes on PM to Rescue Observatory

Astronomers from Bulgaria's Rozhen observatory will meet with the country's Prime Minister Boyko Borisov on Wednesday in a bid to convince him that the observatory should not be closed.

Society » Education | November 14, 2012, Wednesday // 11:40 | Viewed: 998

Bulgarian Astronomers Are Communists - FinMin

Bulgarian Finance Minister Simeon Djankov has lashed out at astronomy researchers from the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences for having requested proper funding.

Society » Education | November 13, 2012, Tuesday // 19:24 | Viewed: 1321

Number of Bulgarian Students in UK Surpasses 5000

More than 5 000 Bulgarians are already enrolled in higher education institutions as of the fall of 2012, according to data of the British Council.

Society » Education | November 11, 2012, Sunday // 16:44 | Viewed: 1649

Bulgaria's Rozhen Observatory Forced to Close over Severe Budget Cuts

Bulgaria's Rozhen observatory, the largest in Southeast Europe, will have to stop working in three weeks due to severe budget cuts imposed by the government.

Society » Education | November 11, 2012, Sunday // 12:32 | Viewed: 2043

30 000 Young Bulgarians Study Abroad

About 30 000 Bulgarians are currently studying abroad, according to the Head of the State Agency for Bulgarians Abroad, Rosen Ivanov.

Society » Education | November 2, 2012, Friday // 13:22 | Viewed: 2002

Bulgaria's Slivnitsa 1st in EU to Introduce Chess as School Subject

The western Bulgarian municipality of Slivnitsa is the first in the EU to introduce chess as a school subject.

Society » Education | October 27, 2012, Saturday // 16:11 | Viewed: 1701
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