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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: 1673

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: 2092

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: 2033

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: 1727

Bulgarian Astronomers Severely Hit by Budget Cuts

Already meager salaries at Bulgaria's largest space observatory, located in Rozhen, will have to be reduced to 60% of their regular value due to lack of funds.

Society » Education | October 23, 2012, Tuesday // 19:14 | Viewed: 1021

Bulgarian PM: GERB Are Building Highways of Mind

Education is top priority for the Cabinet, Bulgarian Prime Minister, Boyko Borisov, reiterated for the third time in the last three days.

Society » Education | October 15, 2012, Monday // 12:58 | Viewed: 1117

Bulgarian College Heads to Ask Turkish Ambassador Recall over Diploma Scandal

The Turkish ambassador to Bulgaria, Ismail Aramaz, must be recalled, according to the President of the Technical University in the Black Sea city of Varna, Prof. Ovid Farhi.

Society » Education | October 5, 2012, Friday // 17:34 | Viewed: 1939

Bulgaria's John Atanasoff Award Goes to Harvard, Berkeley Graduate

Information security researcher Dimitar Zhechev received 2012's John Atanasoff Information Technologies Award, granted by the Bulgarian President's Office.

Society » Education | October 4, 2012, Thursday // 19:10 | Viewed: 2271

No Bulgarian Universities Make It to World Top 400

Not a single Bulgarian university has made it to top 400 in the prestigious Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2012-13, Bulgarian media have observed.

Society » Education | October 4, 2012, Thursday // 11:31 | Viewed: 2090

Sofia University Opens New Foreign Language Library

Bulgaria's largest and most renowned higher education institution, Sofia University St.

Society » Education | October 1, 2012, Monday // 17:54 | Viewed: 1555

Bulgarian PM Opens Academic Year by Touting Metro Construction

Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov has focused on praising the extension of the Sofia Metro at the opening of the new academic year at Sofia University "St.

Society » Education | October 1, 2012, Monday // 15:50 | Viewed: 1356

Bulgaria's Higher Education to Get BGN 32 M More in 2013 Budget

Bulgaria's education sector will see its state funding go up by BGN 32 M in the 2013 State Budget Act, Education Minister Sergey Ignatov announced.

Society » Education | October 1, 2012, Monday // 15:37 | Viewed: 1167

Education Levels of Bulgarians Show Improvement

At the end of 2011, the population in Bulgaria, aged 25 – 64, with lower secondary and lower education was 20.4% of the entire population.

Society » Education | September 26, 2012, Wednesday // 15:48 | Viewed: 2230

Bulgarian Teens Alarmingly Illiterate, Study Shows

An alarming percentage of sixteen-year old Bulgarians are illiterate, according to the Zaedno v Chas (Together in Class) NGO study.

Society » Education | September 25, 2012, Tuesday // 14:00 | Viewed: 3276

Bulgaria Vows More Money for Student Scholarships

The Bulgarian government will allocate more money for university student scholarships in 2013, Bulgarian Education Minister Sergey Ignatov has promised.

Society » Education | September 22, 2012, Saturday // 15:44 | Viewed: 882

Bulgaria Sends Schoolbooks to Ethnic Children in Serbia

The State Agency for Bulgarians Abroad has provided schoolbooks for ethnic Bulgarian children in grades 5, 6, and 7, in a school in the Serbian town of Bosilegrad.

Society » Education | September 22, 2012, Saturday // 14:03 | Viewed: 7988

FT: Bulgaria Takes Part in Greece Brain Drain

As a side effect to its financial and economic troubles, Greece is facing a significant brain drain, writes the Financial Times in its Alphaville blog.

Society » Education | September 20, 2012, Thursday // 15:24 | Viewed: 1286

Parents to Sue Serbia over Lack of Bulgarian School Books

Parents in western Serbia, which has a large population of ethnic Bulgarians, are threatening to sue the Serbian State over the lack of school books in Bulgarian.

Society » Education | September 17, 2012, Monday // 17:40 | Viewed: 2079

60 000 Bulgarian First-Graders Enter School on 1st School Day

Over 60 000 kids are starting school for the first time in Bulgaria on Monday, September 17th, the first day of the academic year in the country.

Society » Education | September 17, 2012, Monday // 08:37 | Viewed: 1714

Bulgaria's Sofia University Ranked 601st Globally

Bulgaria's top academic institution, Sofia University St Kliment Ohridski, has been ranked 601st among the world's 700 best universities in the latest QS World University Rankings.

Society » Education | September 11, 2012, Tuesday // 11:26 | Viewed: 3553

L'Oreal, UNESCO Launch 3rd 'For Women in Science' Program in Bulgaria

L'Oreal Bulgaria and UNESCO's fellowship program "For Women in Science" has been launched for the third time in Bulgaria.

Society » Education | September 10, 2012, Monday // 18:19 | Viewed: 1877
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