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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: 7702

Turkey Scraps Bulgarian College Diplomas

Turkey is suspending the recognition of Bulgarian-issued college diplomas for an indefinite period of time.

Society » Education | July 25, 2012, Wednesday // 11:53 | Viewed: 2093

Bulgarian PM Wants to Push Religious Indoctrination in Schools - Report

Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov is in favor of imposing compulsory religious education in the country's schools, Bishop Gavrail from the Lovech Bishopric has told the Bulgarian Telegraph Agency.

Society » Education | July 13, 2012, Friday // 17:30 | Viewed: 1060

Bulgarian Students Win Informatics Olympiad

Bulgarian high school students have achieved the highest score in the international Informatics Olympiad held in Tata, Hungary between July 7 and 13.

Society » Education | July 13, 2012, Friday // 14:28 | Viewed: 1202

Bulgarian PM Enters High School History Books

High school students in grade 11 during the 2012 – 2013 school year will now study the role and the place in history of current Bulgarian Prime Minister, Boyko Borisov.

Society » Education | July 7, 2012, Saturday // 14:39 | Viewed: 1940

Bulgarian Mothers Rebel against Karl Marx Monument in Key University

A NGO of Bulgarian mothers has declared itself against the existence of a monument of German economist and philosopher Karl Marx (1818-1883) on the campus of the University of National and World Economy in Sofia.

Society » Education | June 26, 2012, Tuesday // 12:37 | Viewed: 1761

Bulgarian Science Academy's New Head Shoots for Knowledge Economy

Prof. Stefan Dodunekov has formally taken over from Prof. Nikola Sabotinov as the new Chair of the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences.

Society » Education | June 20, 2012, Wednesday // 19:35 | Viewed: 986

Bulgarian, French Academies of Sciences Sign Cooperation Agreement

The Bulgarian Academy of Sciences and the French Academy of Sciences have signed a cooperation agreement designed to deepen their joint work based on existing projects, officials said.

Society » Education | June 12, 2012, Tuesday // 14:55 | Viewed: 932

Mathematician Heads Bulgaria's Academy of Sciences

Bulgaria's Academy of Sciences (BAS) has elected the director of its Institute of Mathematics and Informatics to be its new president.

Society » Education | June 11, 2012, Monday // 16:40 | Viewed: 938

Bulgaria's Academy of Sciences to Name New President

Bulgaria's Academy of Sciences (BAS) is to elect its new president on Monday, as the three candidates are set to present their programs.

Society » Education | June 11, 2012, Monday // 10:38 | Viewed: 694

Bulgarian President Lauds Research to Boost Business

Education and research in Bulgaria should be stimulated by the state to create a more competitive business environment, argued Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev.

Society » Education | May 29, 2012, Tuesday // 10:01 | Viewed: 603

Bulgarian Youths Study with Reluctance

Just 42% of Bulgarians aged 19-24 are interested in continuing and finishing their studies, according to official national statistics revealed Saturday.

Society » Education | May 12, 2012, Saturday // 10:34 | Viewed: 1043

National Stats Show Advance of Bulgaria's Education Structure

One of every five Bulgarians or a total of 1.35 million people (nearly 20%) have a college degree, according to the February 2011 Population Census results.

Society » Education | May 3, 2012, Thursday // 15:43 | Viewed: 5174

ARCS, Harvard Organize Seminar on 'Bulgaria's Evolution since 1989'

The American Research Center in Sofia (ARCS) is co-sponsoring a seminar entitled "Bulgaria's Evolution Since 1989: International and Domestic Dimensions", the organization announced.

Society » Education | April 27, 2012, Friday // 14:58 | Viewed: 1239

Bulgaria to Pour EU Money into Career Orientation for First-graders

Bulgaria's Education Ministry is starting a new project for career development funded with EU money that will encompass students from 1st to 12th grade, Education Minister Sergey Ignatov announced.

Society » Education | April 23, 2012, Monday // 20:37 | Viewed: 1312

Bulgaria's Sofia Mulls Locations for Brand-New University Campus

University presidents in Bulgaria's capital Sofia are considering a new location for building a new college campus to replace the already notorious "Studentski Grad" ("Students' Town") quarter.

Society » Education | April 4, 2012, Wednesday // 15:00 | Viewed: 1638

P&G's Todd Geist Talks Leadership with Sofia University Students at AIESEC Seminar

The Financial Director of Procter & Gamble Todd Geist has met with students and professors at Sofia University St.

Society » Education | April 2, 2012, Monday // 15:26 | Viewed: 3056

Bulgarian Cabinet Moves to Close College Town Night Clubs

The Bulgarian government is going to close a number of night clubs and bars in the Sofia Studentski Grad (College Town) district.

Society » Education | March 30, 2012, Friday // 11:12 | Viewed: 1409

Bulgarian Education Ministry Gives Up on Taking Over Notorious Sofia Campus

Bulgaria's Education Ministry has scrapped its idea to step in and manage Sofia's College Town, the country's largest university campus area.

Society » Education | March 19, 2012, Monday // 14:47 | Viewed: 937

US Slates USD 700 000 for Bulgarians Fulbright Inclusion

The American Congress is slating USD 700 000 for stipends for Bulgarian students for the 2012 Fulbright Program.

Society » Education | March 16, 2012, Friday // 10:33 | Viewed: 1649

American University in Bulgaria Rises against Meal Plan Fees

Over 300 students from the American University in Bulgaria (AUBG) located in the southwestern city of Blagoevgrad have rallied against new school fees, including the introduction of a meal plan.

Society » Education | February 29, 2012, Wednesday // 19:39 | Viewed: 3071
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