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Bulgaria Presents Universities Ranking System

A rating system for Bulgarian universities, which could help change their funding, will be presented Thursday by the Education Ministry and Open Society Institute.

Society » Education | November 4, 2010, Thursday // 08:55 | Viewed: 1613

Bulgarian Education Minister: There Is No Money for Science

The Bulgarian Academy of Sciences (BAS) would not receive more than the already slated BGN 60 M in budget 2011, Education Minister, Sergey Ignatov, stated.

Society » Education | November 3, 2010, Wednesday // 18:55 | Viewed: 1728

Bulgarian Scientists Threaten Self-Destruction over Budget Cuts

The Bulgarian Academy of Sciences has threatened to shut itself down unless the government meets its financial demands.

Society » Education | November 3, 2010, Wednesday // 13:12 | Viewed: 2137

Sofia University President: Highways Require Knowledge Too

Students and professors from Sofia University, Bulgaria’s oldest and most prestigious institution, has staged yet another protest over the radical cuts in the state funding for higher education.

Society » Education | November 1, 2010, Monday // 14:06 | Viewed: 1443

Education Minister: Sofia University Best in Bulgaria

Whatever disadvantages it might have, Sofia University is still the best in Bulgaria, the Minister of Education, Sergey Ignatov, has stated.

Society » Education | November 1, 2010, Monday // 11:53 | Viewed: 1495

Sofia University Stages Protest on Enlighteners Day

Students and professors from Sofia University, Bulgaria's oldest and most prestigious institution, are staging yet another rally over radical cuts in State funding for higher education.

Society » Education | November 1, 2010, Monday // 09:15 | Viewed: 1994

Bulgarian Minister Vows More Funds for Education

Bulgarian Minister of Education Sergei Ignatov promised that the state will raise the amount it pays universities per student with 10% as of 2011.

Society » Education | October 30, 2010, Saturday // 19:15 | Viewed: 1539

Sofia University Furious over Djankov's Disparaging Comments

Sofia University St. Kliment Ohridski has reacted strongly after Bulgaria's Finance Minister Simeon Djankov said at a lecture in another school he would not recommend to anybody going there.

Society » Education | October 30, 2010, Saturday // 12:49 | Viewed: 2040

Special Crisis Fund to Support Bulgarian Universities

Bulgarian Education Minister, Sergey Ignatov, announced Friday the plan for creation of a crisis fund for higher education.

Society » Education | October 29, 2010, Friday // 14:02 | Viewed: 1273

Students Protest 'Demolition' of Learning in Bulgaria

Hundreds of university students came out to protest in Sofia Thursday against drastic reductions in state funding for education and research.

Society » Education | October 28, 2010, Thursday // 14:48 | Viewed: 1652

Bulgaria FinMin Disses Sofia University

I do not recommend Sofia University, Bulgaria's Finance Minister, Simeon Djankov, said Thursday.

Society » Education | October 28, 2010, Thursday // 14:31 | Viewed: 1397

Bulgaria Students Rally against Austerity Measures

Bulgaria's university students are coming out to protest Thursday as university rectors are pressing demands for at least a partial back off from proposed radical cuts in state funding for higher education.

Society » Education | October 28, 2010, Thursday // 07:55 | Viewed: 1383

Bulgarian Science Academy Prepares Protest

The Bulgarian Academy of Sciences (BAS) will start a protest against the little amount of state funding, the BAS President has announced.

Society » Education | October 27, 2010, Wednesday // 13:53 | Viewed: 1364

Borisov Vows Focus on Engineering at Technical University

Bulgaria will soon need thousands of highly-skilled engineers in various fields, Prime Minister Boyko Borisov told students at the Sofia Technical University on the school's 65th birthday.

Society » Education | October 25, 2010, Monday // 15:32 | Viewed: 1477

Young Bulgarian Astronomers Win Top International Awards

Bulgaria's high-school astronomy team has won gold and bronze at the International Olympiad in the city of Sudaq in the Ukraine.

Society » Education | October 25, 2010, Monday // 11:01 | Viewed: 2206

Bulgarian Minister Reports BNG 40 M more for Education

Bulgaria's Finance Minister, Simeon Djankov, has vowed an additional BGN 40 M for the country's education, Education Minister, Sergey Ignatov, informs.

Society » Education | October 20, 2010, Wednesday // 19:43 | Viewed: 1297

Bulgarian College Students Rebel against Budget Cuts

Bulgaria's university students staged a protest Wednesday over radical cuts in state funding for higher education.

Society » Education | October 20, 2010, Wednesday // 14:40 | Viewed: 2539

Bulgaria Students Hit the Streets as Universities Languish

Bulgaria's university students are coming out to protest Wednesday as university rectors are pressing demands for at least a partial back off from proposed radical cuts in state funding for higher education.

Society » Education | October 20, 2010, Wednesday // 09:37 | Viewed: 1259

Bulgaria's Students to Protest as Universities Languish

Bulgaria's university students are coming out to protest Wednesday as university rectors are pressing demands for at least a partial back off from proposed radical cuts in state funding for higher education.

Society » Education | October 19, 2010, Tuesday // 14:42 | Viewed: 1178

University in Bulgaria's Pernik Opens Doors

The European Polytechnic University has opened doors in the western Bulgarian town of Pernik.

Society » Education | October 12, 2010, Tuesday // 12:51 | Viewed: 2956

Bulgarian Constitutional Court Mauls Academic Degrees 'Reform'

The Bulgarian Constitutional Court has repealed a dozen key provisions of the controversial academic degree system reform bill much vaunted by education minister Sergei Ignatov.

Society » Education | October 6, 2010, Wednesday // 00:08 | Viewed: 1515
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