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Master's Program in

Facility Management

 

Program Director: Assoc. Prof. Atanas Georgiev, PhD

Program Coordinator: Assist. Prof. Mariya Trifonova

 

Partnering institutions:

EuroFM is the European FM platform organization that brings educators, researchers and practitioners in the field of Facility Management together. EuroFM as the FM network association has its members now situated in more then 30 different countries from research institutes to universities, service providers and national FM related associations.

EuroFM strives to advance FM the coming decades in terms as the representative and facilitator of the European facility management sector.

Членове на EuroFM

EUROFM

Bulgarian Facility Management Association (BGFMA) is the professional facility management organization of Bulgaria.

BGFMA plays vital role in popularizing and enhancing the prestige of the Facility Manager profession in Bulgaria and Southeast Europe.

BGFMA works closely with central and local governments and has leading role in the development and amendment of laws and regulations.

BGFMA works in synergy with the leading universities in Bulgaria.

Website of BGFMA

BGFMA
In April 2021, a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) was signed between Revetas Capital Advisors LLP and Sofia University "St. Kliment Ohridski", through its Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, for recognizing the need to promote and prioritize the principles and the practice of Sustainable Facility Management.
Revetas

 

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The program builds on the bachelor's degree in all specialties from all professional fields. It is structured in such a way as to offer high quality training at the master's level. Its design ensures the coverage of a wide range of topics and approaches from the practice of facility management.

 

The program starts with two introductory courses in facility management and property management, which cover the basic knowledge and skills in the field. Some of the key courses are dedicated to accounting in facility management, project management for the work environment, as well as digital innovations in facility and property management. Elective courses related to asset management, sustainable development and energy consumption in buildings are also offered.

 

In addition to exams as a traditional approach to assessing student progress, the educational process also includes solving practical problems, incl. within structured assignments. The program ends with the development of a master's thesis on a topic, jointly defined and implemented in cooperation with interested representatives from the sectors of facility management and property management. In this respect, the master's thesis could also serve as a tool to facilitate the transition to the labor market.

 

Graduates of the program can find professional realization as specialists and managers in companies offering facility management and property management solutions and services, as well as in other enterprises and institutions, where they are responsible for internal real estate management processes and facility management processes. Graduates can also be realized as experts, managers and consultants in the public administration and the non-governmental sector, as lecturers and researcher, etc.