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Management of education - in English Language


Duration: 2 terms

Form of Education: full/part time

Start: summer semester

Form of graduation – defending master thesis


Contact information: Assoc. Prof. Yonka Parvanova, PhD - Program Coordinator

E-mail: y.parvanova@fp.uni-sofia.bg

Svetlana Konova – Inspector, e-mail: Svetlana.konova@gmail.com

Tel.: +359(2)9308249


The master program "Management of education" is suitable for students and professionals who have already received their bachelor degrees in educational specialties (have qualification “teacher”). The program was jointly developed by the Bulgarian team of university teachers and National School of Management in Education of the University of Amsterdam. It is accredited by an international expert team and by the National Accreditation Agency in Bulgaria.


The main aim of the program is to prepare students for the carrier of professional managers who will be able to work at the all management levels of education.


At the end of their studies students will have:

  • knowledge about:

- Approaches and models of management of education;

- Functions, roles, activities, rights and responsibilities of the education manager;

- School legislation;

- Quality management in education and academic activities;

- Counseling and supervision in education;

  • skills for:

- Planning and organizing management activities of an educational institution;

- Developing a management strategy;

- Management of staff in educational institutions;

- Classroom management;

- Monitoring and quality control of the educational management and education;

- Team work, etc.


At the end of their studies students should have professional competences in the areas of planning, organizing, carrying out and assessing management activities at the all levels of education.