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Prof. Jean Paul Jacquet is the new Doctor Honoris Causa of Sofia University

The solemn ceremony took place in Hall 1 of the Rectorate.

The painting of the Bulgarian chapel on Antarctica is starting

The new Bulgarian chapel on Antarctica will be painted during the next Bulgarian expedition, which is starting in a couple of days. The new chapel was built to replace the old one and will be painted after the Bulgarian Orthodox Church tradition, as announced by the leader of the expedition Prof. Pimpirev.

Exposition about Antarctica was opened on Sofia University Patron's Day

A permanent exhibition "Antarctica: the Magic Ice Land", dedicated to Sofia University Patron's Day, opened today.

National students' conference "Higher education, students in Bulgaria and their role in society"

The national students' conference, dedicated to the 125th Jubilee of the University, started today.

125th anniversary of the University is the "Green year of Sofia University"

The Green Year started on 14th October, 9.00 h. The initiative includes the yards of four faculties: Faculty of Philosophy, Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, Faculty of Biology and Faculty of Mathematics and Informatics. It is directed to cleaning out the litter and trimming the vegetation, renovating the benches and alleys and establishing new recreation spots.

Announcement for a short-term research fellowship in Bulgaria for senior foreign scholars

The Centre of Excellence in the Humanities “Alma Mater” at SU “St Kliment Ohridski” announces a competition for 10 (ten) fellowship grants for a short-term research visit for senior foreign scholars applying with a research project in the field of the humanities for a period of 4 weeks at SU “St Kliment Ohridski”.

Project on developing "High-Tech Cluster Sofia" started

Sofia University Rector signed the contract for funding in the Ministry of Economics and Energy today. The project "Developing the competitiveness of the High-tech Cluster Sofia through establishing an experimental lab based on cutting-edge technologies and equipment for general clustering activities" is funded by the European Regional Development Fund.

13th conference on "Forming citizenship and professionalism in higher education"

The conference was held from 2nd to 6th September, 2013 in Sofia University campus in Kiten.

A new Master's Degree programme of Sofia University: Еcclesiastical Social Work

The first cross-faculties Master's Degree programme starts in the winter semester of the academic 2013/2014.

Faculty of Classical and Modern Philology project to support specializing, postdoctoral and young scientists at Sofia University

Faculty of Classical and Modern Philology presented the new project "Developing the capacity of specializing, postdoctoral and young scientist for teaching academic courses in and on a foreign language using current methodologies and ICT" in the Conference Hall on 2nd September.

The University Botanic Gardens- Balchik hosted a meeting under a cross-bordes collaboration project

An introductory meeting under the project “Cross-border Art of Gardening by The Black Sea”, in which Sofia University is a partner, was held on 30th August, 2013.

The Faculty of Classical and Modern Philology starts a new MA programme Ibero-American Studies

The programme starts in November, 2013.Innovation and enhanced interdisciplinary approach take a leading role in studying culture, literature, communication and translation.

The Rector met the Ambassador of Mongolia

Prof. Ilchev welcomed the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Mongolia in Bulgaria Lhamsuren Dugerzhav and the Advisor with the Embassy of Mongolia Dashdorzh Ganbold. The main focus of the visit was further development of the Bulgarian-Mongolian relations in the field of education.

The project on qualification of pedagogists for working in intercultural environment has started

Prof. Hristo Kaftandzhiev, Faculty of Journalism and Mass Communication, expressed in his letter to the Rector gratitude towards Prof. Irina Koleva regarding the excellent organization and work of the project "Teacher training for developing knowledge, skills and competencies for working in an intercultural environment".

Minister of Education thanked Sofia University for the successful organization of the Summer Workshop of Foreign Bulgarian Studies Scientists

The address was directed to the Rector and to the Dean of the Faculty of Slavic Philology, in which the Minister, Prof. Aneliya Klisarova, expressed gratitude for the successful organization of the 51st International Summer Workshop of Foreign Bulgarian Studies Scientists.

Sofia University holds the position of best ranking Bulgarian university in the international ranking system for internet presence

Sofia University came first among the Bulgarian universities again: in the Ranking Web of Universities for 2013. The results are announced twice a year; in January and July.

SU started a new Master's Degree programme Cultural Liaisons and Geopolitics of the EU

The new programme is starting for the winter semester of 2013/2014 academic year and will be taught in Englsih.

New project under the EC funding for supporting the development of doctoral, postdoctoral, specialising and young scientists

Project BG051PO001-3.3.06-0045 "Capacity development of specialists, postdoctoral and young scientists for teaching university disciplines in and on foreign languages using contemporary methodology and ICT" started on 18.07.2013, to be active for 30 months.

The anniversary of the University Botanic Gardens in Balchik was officially celebrated

The University Botanic Gardens in Balchik held an official celebration dedicated to the 125th anniversary of the University and 120th anniversary of its founder's birth: Acad. Daky Yordanov.

Sofia University and Foundation America for Bulgaria signed an agreement for renovation of Auditorium 272

Prof. Ivan Ilchev, the Rector, Prof. Sasho Penov, the Dean of the Faculty of Law and Desislava Taliokova, Executive Director of the America for Bulgaria Foundation signed an agreement for redecoration and equipment of the 272 Auditorium.

The Korean Ambassador paid a visit to Sofia University

Prof. Ivan Ilchev, the Rector, greeted the H.E. Mr. Shin Meng-ho, Ambassador of Republic of Korea. This is the first visit the newly given the office Ambassador paid at the oldest university of Bulgaria.

Honorary Insignia awards for the University librarians were given by the Academic Council

The Rector, Prof. Ivan Ilchev, awarded the First Degree Honorary Insignia to the Director of Sofia University Library, Dr. Anna Angelova; the Second Degree Honorary Insignia to the Head of the Philology Branch, Mrs Ivanka Gaydarska, and the Honorary Diploma to the librarian of the same branch, Mrs Madlen Popcheva.

5 medals for the Bulgarian team from the International Physics Olympiad

Leaders of the team are Prof. Miroslav Abrashev and Assoc. Prof. Victor Ivanov, Faculty of Physics, Sofia University.

Information Day of the project "Development of a qualification system and career development of the academia at Sofia University"

The project started on 23.04.2013 and will last for 22 months. The funding is BGN 193 715,03, OP Development of Human Resources, project manager is Prof. Albena Chavdarova.

TV channel Alma Mater on the lost generation

The team of TV channel Alma Mater is in Torino on the eve of the Italian elections. The event will have great impact on the whole EU.

Sofia University and the Bulgarian Industrial Association signed a cooperative agreement

Sofia University Rector, Prof. Ilchev and Bozhidar Danev, chairman of the Bulgarian Industrial Association, signed the Agreement.

Prof. Ana Proykova is the new Vice-Chair of the Scientific Committee, EC

Prof. Ana Proykova, Department of Atomic Physics, Sofia University, is the new Vice-Chair of the Scientific Committee on Emerging and Newly Identified Health Risks (SCENIHR), EC.

Gord for Bulgaria at the First Aid Convention in Europe

The prestigious first place in FACE-2013 is acknowledgement for Bulgaria, and Sofia University in particular

Prof. Vera Gancheva and Prof. Boris Parashkevov were awarded the Honorary Blue Ribbon Insignia of Sofia University

Assoc. Prof. Evgenia Benova awarded the Honorary Blue Ribbon Insignia of Sofia University to Prof. Vera Gancheva and Prof. Boris Parashkevov at an official ceremony in Hall 1.

Conference of SIETAR Bulgaria on "Cultural barriers to citizenship participation"

SIETAR Bulgaria organized the traditional conference with the support of Sofia University on Cultural barriers to citizenship participation.

Medals were gained by the Faculty of Economics and Business Administration representatives from the National Student Competition in Mathematics

Students of the Faculty of Economics and Business Administration with medals from the National Student Competition in Mathematics 17 -19 May, 2013, Shoumen.

Sofia University students of Physics won again the National Competition in Physics

University of Shoumen hosted the National Competition in Physics on 16th May, 2013.

Sofia University and Unilever signed a contract for scientific collaboration

The agreement situates Sofia University on the world map as one of the few universities with which the company has signed a partnership for the next few years.

Presentation of the academic electronic library SUDigital

Assist. Prof. Dimitar Grigorov presented today Sofia University Digital Library SUDigital. It is based on open source software for data servers, which was developed by CERN. Part of the resources are available freely, while others need registration to be obtained from the administration.

Prof. Pimpirev signed a Memorandum of bilateral cooperation in logistics and science in researching Antarctica between Bulgaria and Turkey

The Memorandum was signed during the 36th Antarctic Treaty Consultative Meeting in the Embassy of Turkey in Brussels.

Sofia University and the Ministry of Economy, Energy and Tourism signed a contract under the project "Energy Efficiency Measures in Public Buildings - 5th tranche"

A ceremony of official giving of the Agreements on the rights and commitment of the beneficiaries which were selected under the project "Energy Efficiency Measures in Public Buildings - 5th tranche", co-funded by the Kozloduy International Fund, was held in the Ministry of Economy, Energy and Tourism on 7th May, 2013.

Sofia University was given the award "Oboriste" for 2012

The award is given annually by the Association "Renaissance 21st c." for contribution in preserving national identity and Bulgarian spirit in the contemporary social development.

Prof. Todor Deligeorgiev, Faculty of Chemistry and Pharmacy was given a medal for research for 2012.

Prof. Todor Deligeorgiev, Faculty of Chemistry and Pharmacy, Sofia University was awarded a medal by Dyers’ Company for his research in the field of dyes at an official ceremony in Dyers’ Hall, London.

The winners of the national competition Code IT were awarded

All final stage competitors are students of the Faculty of Mathematics and Informatics, Sofia University.

Sofia University student took a prestigeous international award

Dimiter Dragnev, third year student speciality Classical Studies, alumnae from the Classical Lyceum “St. Constantine-Cyrill the Philosopher“, won a honorary award in the Second International Competition for poetry and fiction in Latin, organized by the Saleziani Papal University, the Italian Academy of poetry, etc., on 12th April in Rome.

Education and European Integration: annual meeting of the Rotterdam Law Network

The annual meeting of the Rotterdam Law Network took place on 19.04.2013 in Hall 1 of Sofia University. The theme this year was Education and European Integration.

"A monologue or a dialogue? The world in the lense of the global TV-channels"

A round table, which gathered representatives of the academia and the media to discuss the results of the realization of the project "A monologue or a dialogue? The world in the lense of the global TV-channels" was held today, 18th April, in the Conference Hall.

Sofia University hosted the first hacking marathon HackFMI

120 students of FMI competed last weekend in the faculty of Mathematics and Informatics. The goal was to form teams and to suggest and develop software to solve real problems of the Faculty for 50 hours.

The second issue of the "Talk Workshop" was held today in Sofia University Conference Hall

The second issue of the workshop series Говорилници.Pro "Talk Workshop" was held today in Sofia University on "Who said it is easy to write a CV?", with the support of the Career Centre, Sofia University.

Public lecture delivered by Dr. Mathew Burrows on "Global tendencies 2030: Alternative worlds"

The public lecture by Dr. Mathew Burrows on "Global tendencies 2030: Alternative worlds" was delivered today in the Aula. The event was supported by the USA Embassy and is organized jointly by the National Youth Forum and the Student Diplomatic Club, SU.

Prof. Ivan Ilchev met H.E. Mrs Marcie Ries, USA Ambassador to Bulgaria, and Dr. Mathew Burrows

The Rector, Prof. Ivan Ilchev met H.E. Mrs Marcie Ries, USA Ambassador to Bulgaria, and Dr. Mathew Burrows