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Press Journalism and Book Publishing

Department Chief: Prof. Dr. Efrem Efremov

Visiting Hours:
Thursday 14.00 – 16.00
Cabinet: 12, І floor
Telephone: 981 49 86

At the “Press Journalism and Book Publishing” Department are working 13 full-time lecturers, six of them are professors and associated professors. The habilitated academic staff includes 34 lecturers – leading researchers, scientists and specialists from the practice in the field of press, media, and book publishing activities.

The department ensures the specialized education on press media, online media and agency journalism in “Journalism” major and lectures on the specifics of traditional and online journalism for “Public Relations” major Bachelor and Master students.

The “Press Journalism and Book Publishing” Department developed and affirmed the Bachelor program of “Book Publishing” and for 20 years has been leading the education on book publishing at the FJMC in the educational and qualification degree “Bachelor”.

The training of students is led in the Study Editing Board Room (where practical seminars on Study Editing and Study Book Publishing are led), in the Press Media and Book Publishing Studio, in the Information Technologies and New Media Hall, in the Photo laboratory, in the study halls and complexes at the FJMC. Various study media are part of the students’ education.

The Department manages the Master’s Degree Programs of “Press and Media”, “Media Design”, “Online Journalism and Media”, “Sports Journalism”, “Book Publishing in the XXI Century”, “Traditional and Digital Book Publishing”.

In the educational and scientific degree “Doctor of Philosophy” the “Press Journalism and Book Publishing” Department is the educational institution in different scientific disciplines in the doctoral programs of “Journalism” and “Journalism and Media”: Visual Communication, Computer Based Communication, Mass Culture, Media Design and Communication, Media Discourse (Media Analysis and Media Critics), Media Language and Style, Nonverbal Communication, Online Journalism, Editing, Editorial-Publishing Process, Reflexive Journalism (Generic Models), Sports Journalism, Typology of the Book, Photo Journalism.


“Press Journalism and Book Publishing” Department

Prof. Dr. Vesselina Valkanova
Visiting Hours:
10.00 - 12.00
Cabinet: 30, floor ІI
Telephone: 987 91 48
e-mail: valkanovav@gmail.com
Graphic Design
Media Design
Book Design
Graphic Design and Communication
Communication Design
Graphic Design and Visual Culture
Prof. Dr. Greta Dermendzhieva
Visiting Hours:
Tuesday 13.00 – 14.00
Cabinet: 60, ІІІ floor
Telephone: 9308 379
Computer Based Communication
Online Journalism
Publishing Systems
Online PR
Prof. Dr. Totka Monova
Visiting Hours:
Monday 14.30 – 16.00
Cabinet: 73, ІV floor
Telephone: 989 30 72
е-mail: tinamonova@mail.bg
Press Communication and Media Text
Press Genres
Media in Transition – Discursive Practices
Prof. Dr. Sc. Andreana Eftimova
Visiting Hours:
Monday 14.30 -15.30.
Cabinet: 60, ІІІ floor
Telephone: 9308 379
е-mail: a.eftimova@uni-sofia.bg
Media Language and Style/ Writing Styles
Language Norms and Codification
Nonverbal Communication
Language in the Internet
Language Practices in Media/ in the Publishing Activity
Standard – Substandard – Nonstandard in the Publishing Language Activities
Prof. Dr. Efrem Efremov
Department Chief
Visiting Hours:
Thursday 14.00 – 16.00
Cabinet: 12, І floor
Telephone: 981 49 86
Theory and Practice of the Text (Editing)
Typology of the Magazine
Sports Journalism
Assoc. Prof. Georgi Lozanov
Visiting Hours:
Wednesday 12.00 – 14.00
Cabinet: 12, І floor
Telephone: 981 49 86
е-mail: glozanov@gmail.com
Theory of Culture
Press Photography
Chief Asst. Prof. Dr. Dimitar Naidenov
Visiting Hours:
Friday 12.00 – 14.00
Cabinet: 12, І floor
Telephone: 981 49 86
Press Journalism
Chief Asst. Prof. Dr. Julia Jordanova
Visiting Hours:
Wednesday 13.00 – 15.00
Cabinet: 76, IV floor
Telephone: 9308 484
е-mail: juliajordan@abv.bg
Sociology of the Book
Digital Books
Book Publishing for Children
Literature Publishing in the Internet
Chief Asst. Prof. Dr. Antoan Bozhinov
Visiting Hours:
Tuesday 10.00 - 12.00
Telephone. 9308 291
е-mail: antoanbo@gmail.com
Press Photography
Chief. Asst. Prof. Dr. Maya Vassileva
Visiting Hours: Wednesday 11:00 - 13:00
Cabinet: 72, IV floor
е-mail: majas@uni-sofia.bg
Graphic Design (Seminars)
Book Design (Practice)

Chief Asst. Prof. Dr. Lora Simeonova


Press Journalism
Study Editing – Master Class - III
New Media and Publishing Practices
Journalism 3.0 in the Age of Social Media
Online Journalism (Seminars)

Chief Asst. Prof. Dr. Georgi Alexandrov
Visiting Hours: Tuesday 12:00 - 14:00
Cabinet: 67, III floor


Economics of Book Publishing
Study Book Publishing – Master Class 1 and 2




Grisha Atanasov
Visiting Hours: every day 13.00 – 15.00
Cabinet: 76, ІV floor
Telephone: 9308 484
е-mail: grisha1@gmail.com

Secretary of the Editorial Board,