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Procedures for Academic Positions at Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski”

Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski” announces competitions for academic positions as follows:

  • Assistant Professor;
  • Head Assistant Professor;
  • Associate Professor;
  • Professor.

All academic positions are filled based on a competition.

The academic post of assistant professor shall be filled on the basis of a written and oral examination. The examinations shall be conducted by a committee appointed by the Rector of Sofia University.

The academic posts of "Head Assistant Professor", "Associate Professor" and "Professor" shall be filled on the basis of competition and election. The competition shall be conducted by a scientific jury. The selection shall be conducted by the Faculty Council of the Faculty for whose needs the competition is announced.


Procedures for the award of degrees at Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski”

The scientific degrees acquired at Sofia University “St. Kliment Kliment” are:

  • Doctor (educational and scientific);
  • Doctor of Sciences.

The educational and scientific degrees “Doctor” and “Doctor of Sciences” are acquired in professional fields and specialties of the regulated professions, which have received accreditation for training in the educational and scientific degree “Doctor” by the National Agency for Evaluation and Accreditation, under the regulations and by the order of the Law on Higher Education. The educational and scientific degree “Doctor” and the scientific degree "Doctor of Science" are indefinite and valid on the territory of the whole country.

The educational and scientific degree of Doctor and the degree of Doctor of Science are awarded by a scientific jury and are acquired from the moment of successfully done public defense.