Society » Education

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: 2245

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: 2070

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: 1546

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: 1354

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: 1160

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: 2222

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: 3228

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: 876

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: 7936

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: 1280

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: 2049

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: 1688

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: 3508

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: 1875

Sofia University Fails to Recruit Students for 'Prestigious' Majors

Bulgaria's largest higher education institution, Sofia University "St. Kliment Ohridski", has failed to fill all of the spots it had announced for some of its "prestigious" majors.

Society » Education | September 7, 2012, Friday // 19:31 | Viewed: 1159

Bulgaria Threatened by Teachers' Shortage

The number of Bulgarian teachers is showing a trend of going down while their average age is 50.

Society » Education | September 2, 2012, Sunday // 13:16 | Viewed: 1412

Sofia University Ranked 749th in Global Webometrics Ranking

Sofia University St Kliment Ohridski has been ranked 749th in the Webometrics Ranking of World Universities, an initiative of the Cybermetrics Lab.

Society » Education | August 31, 2012, Friday // 17:47 | Viewed: 1308

Bulgarian Students Win Medals at Chemistry Olympiad in US

The Bulgarian high school chemistry scientific team has won three medals at the 44th edition of the prestigious International Chemistry Olympiad, IChO, in the US.

Society » Education | August 7, 2012, Tuesday // 13:35 | Viewed: 1121

Bulgarian Official Blames Turkey for Fake Diploma Scandal

Bulgaria is the leader in education in Southeastern Europe even after 22 years of chaotic transition from communism to democracy.

Society » Education | August 6, 2012, Monday // 14:34 | Viewed: 2684

Bulgarian Boy 'Crowned' Best Teen Mathematician in World

A Bulgarian school student has been titled the best mathematician in the world at the 2012 International Mathematics Competition & World Conference on the Mathematically Gifted Students, IMC, in Taiwan.

Society » Education | July 31, 2012, Tuesday // 14:37 | Viewed: 5604

Bulgarian Govt, Universities React Harshly to Turkey's Diploma Non-Recognition

After last week Turkey suspended its recognition of Bulgarian university diplomas, Bulgaria's Education Minister Sergey Ignatov reacted Monday by announcing that the problematic diplomas were forged by Turkish citizens.

Society » Education | July 30, 2012, Monday // 18:23 | Viewed: 7698
Bulgaria news (Sofia News Agency - is unique with being a real time news provider in English that informs its readers about the latest Bulgarian news. The editorial staff also publishes a daily online newspaper "Sofia Morning News." (Sofia News Agency - and Sofia Morning News publish the latest economic, political and cultural news that take place in Bulgaria. Foreign media analysis on Bulgaria and World News in Brief are also part of the web site and the online newspaper. News Bulgaria