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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: 1015

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: 957

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: 954

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: 710

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: 618

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: 1066

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: 5432

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: 1283

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: 1341

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: 1665

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: 3157

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: 1424

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: 952

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: 1667

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: 3187

Bulgarian Ministry Moves to Take Over Campus Area after Latest Murder

Bulgaria's Education Ministry has decided to step in and manage Sofia's College Town, the country's largest university campus area, after the latest murder that took place there.

Society » Education | February 29, 2012, Wednesday // 15:49 | Viewed: 1293

Bulgaria Govt Pushes Controversial Funding of Private Schools

Bulgaria's center-right GERB government's plans for state financing of private education have received a new boost by proposed amendments in the Schools Act revealed Tuesday.

Society » Education | February 14, 2012, Tuesday // 19:45 | Viewed: 1738

Schools in Bulgaria Close Due to Extreme Winter

All schools in Bulgaria will be closed for the remainder of the week due to extreme winter conditions that caused road blocks and floods in different parts of the country.

Society » Education | February 7, 2012, Tuesday // 18:27 | Viewed: 3068

Sofia University Snubs Raising Fees, Deplores Funding

The Academic Council of Bulgaria's Sofia University has decided to not raise student fees in 2012, in spite it was allowed to do so by the government.

Society » Education | January 26, 2012, Thursday // 15:14 | Viewed: 1524

The Bulgaria 2011 Review: Education

If 2010 had been a nightmarishly dynamic year for Bulgarian education and research, then 2011 was one of little news, which in this particular case meant almost no good news, if any.

Society » Education | January 6, 2012, Friday // 16:47 | Viewed: 2878

Bulgaria’s Economic University Elects New President

Prof.Stati Statev was elected on Monday as the new rector of Bulgaria's University of National and World Economy (UNWE).

Society » Education | December 19, 2011, Monday // 18:20 | Viewed: 1640
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