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Bulgarian University Students Set to Protest against Increased Tution Fees

A peaceful protest against the planned increase in student tution fees will take place on Friday in Bulgarian capital Sofia's Student City university campus.

Society » Education | December 16, 2011, Friday // 08:22 | Viewed: 1437

Bulgarian Education Minister Fears Students May Be Lured to Protest

Bulgaria's university students may be manipulated into protesting, the country's Education Minister Sergey Ignatov believes.

Society » Education | December 8, 2011, Thursday // 16:34 | Viewed: 1442

Bulgarian Students Celebrate 'College Day'

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

Society » Education | December 8, 2011, Thursday // 08:13 | Viewed: 2670

Bulgarian Kids Boast Top Scores at Princeton Math Contest

Students from the High School of Natural Sciences and Mathematics " Academic Nikola Obreshkov" in the Black Sea city of Burgas have won second place at the 2011 Princeton University Mathematics Competition, PUMaC.

Society » Education | November 30, 2011, Wednesday // 16:30 | Viewed: 2616

Sofia University Re-Elects President Ilchev

Historian Prof. Ivan Ilchev was re-elected Thursday for another 4-year term as the rector of Sofia University, Bulgaria's oldest and most respected higher education institution.

Society » Education | November 17, 2011, Thursday // 19:53 | Viewed: 1346

Bulgarian, Romanian Pupils Worst in Maths among EU 27

Students in Bulgaria, as well as those in Romania and Turkey, have a a considerably lower average achievement in mathematics than their counterparts in the other Eurydice countries, according to a European Commission report published Wednesday.

Society » Education | November 16, 2011, Wednesday // 14:49 | Viewed: 2419

Bulgaria among EU Leaders in US Foreign Student Numbers

Bulgaria is ranked 44th in terms of the number of foreign students enrolled at US colleges and universities in 2010-2011, according to the annual report of the US Institute for International Education.

Society » Education | November 14, 2011, Monday // 20:30 | Viewed: 2079

Bulgarian School May Be Renamed from Lenin to Steve Jobs

A secondary school based in Bulgaria's 2nd largest Bulgarian city of Plovdiv may be named after Apple's late founder Steve Jobs.

Society » Education | November 7, 2011, Monday // 11:59 | Viewed: 10404

Bulgarian State Treats Researchers on Par with Stray Dogs - BAS

The funds allotted by Bulgaria for its Academy of Sciences in the state budget for 2012 are roughly the same as those for managing the stray dogs problem, revealed researchers.

Society » Education | November 6, 2011, Sunday // 19:55 | Viewed: 1775

FinMin Threatens Bulgarian Science Academy with Even More Budget Cutting

The state budget financing of Bulgaria's Academy of Sciences will be cut even more drastically in 2013, the country's Finance Minister Simeon Djankov revealed on Wednesday.

Society » Education | November 2, 2011, Wednesday // 16:15 | Viewed: 1247

Bulgarian Researchers Tie the Noose, PM: Get a Life!

Researchers from the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences have gone on protest Tuesday against the latest budget cut for their institution previewed in Bulgaria's state budget for 2012.

Society » Education | November 1, 2011, Tuesday // 11:12 | Viewed: 1862

Bulgaria to Kill Own Weather Forecasts, Quake Studies with Budget Cuts

Weather forecasts prepared by the National Institute of Meteorology and Hydrology at the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences may be suspended from November 1 due to state budget cuts, accoridng to BAS Chair Nikola Sabotinov

Society » Education | October 27, 2011, Thursday // 17:52 | Viewed: 1532

Bulgarian Academy of Sciences to Sue Govt over Budget Cut

The Bulgarian Academy of Sciences has issued a statement saying they will sue Bulgaria in the Strasbourg Court of Human Rights if the government does not revise the budget cut in store for the Academy in budget 2012.

Society » Education | October 27, 2011, Thursday // 15:14 | Viewed: 1784

Bulgaria Aims at 36% University Graduates by 2020

A total of 36% of all Bulgarians should be university graduates by 2020, according to the country's Education Minister Sergey Ignatov.

Society » Education | October 10, 2011, Monday // 12:47 | Viewed: 2027

Sofia University Names Auditorium in Memory of Philosopher Isaac Passy

Sofia University "St. Kliment Ohridski" has named a lecture hall after legendary Bulgarian philosopher Isaac Passy at a special ceremony.

Society » Education | September 29, 2011, Thursday // 19:00 | Viewed: 1885

Bulgaria Won't Introduce Education Standards for Roma Kids

Bulgaria's Education Minister Sergey Ignatov has stated he is against the idea of introducing "education standards" for children from the Roma minority in the country, as a labor confederation has suggested.

Society » Education | September 28, 2011, Wednesday // 17:07 | Viewed: 1748

Bulgarian Team Ranks Second at 23rd EU Contest for Young Scientists

Three Bulgarians have won second place at the 23rd EU Contest for Young Scientists held in Helsinki from 23-28 September.

Society » Education | September 27, 2011, Tuesday // 16:18 | Viewed: 1530

Bulgarian School Becomes 1st in Europe to Introduce Chess as Obligatory Subject

Bulgaria's "Eurostandard" English language highschool has become the first school in Europe to introduce chess as an obligatory subject for all its students, according to a local news report.

Society » Education | September 26, 2011, Monday // 12:11 | Viewed: 2327

63 000 Bulgarian First-Graders Enter School as Academic Year Kicks Off

About 63 000 kids are starting school for the first time in Bulgaria on Thursday, September 15th, 2011, traditionally the first day of the academic year.

Society » Education | September 15, 2011, Thursday // 07:01 | Viewed: 1663

63 000 First-Graders to Start School in Bulgaria

About 63 000 kids are expected to start school for the first time in Bulgaria on September 15th, 2011, according to Deputy Education Minister Milena Damyanova.

Society » Education | September 12, 2011, Monday // 20:22 | Viewed: 1832

Bulgarian High School Team Wins Gold, Bronze at Intl Astronomy Olympiad

Bulgaria's national high school team won one gold and one bronze medal at the 5th International Olympiad on Astronomy and Astrophysics in Poland.

Society » Education | September 6, 2011, Tuesday // 13:20 | Viewed: 2270
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