Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski” hosted two parallel sessions of the Diplomatic, Economic, Academic and Cultural Days (DEAC) on April 25th, 2018. The Forum, which took place within the Bulgarian Presidency of the Council of the European Union, was chaired by Baron Ernst de Lamin de Bex. One of the panels of parallel sessions, which […]
The Rector of Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski”, Prof. Anastas Gerdjikov, signed an agreement on tripartite scientific, cultural and economic cooperation between Sofia University "St. Kliment Ohridski ", CIDIC (European Centre of Economic Diplomacy) and the Brussels Academy for China & European Studies (BACES), an academic platform based in Brussels, representing Renmin University of China, […]
The launch event of the project EURASIA – Revitalizing European Studies Across Asian Universities – took place in Sofia (Bulgaria) on 21-24 May, 2018. The project coordinator, Sofia University St. Kliment Ohridski, hosted delegations from the eight partner universities: Jagiellonian University (Poland), University of Catania (Italy), O.P. Jindal Global University (India), Symbiosis International University (India), […]
On May 21st, 2018, at the House of Europe, the EURASIA project partners were specially welcomed by Ognyan Zlatev, head of the Representation of the European Commission in Bulgaria. He emphasised the fact that European universities had been working and cooperating together for decades but that at the present time they had the chance to […]
On May 21st, 2018, at the House of Europe, the EURASIA project partners attended а Public Lecture within the Kapuscinski Development Lecture series. The event is part of the internationally acclaimed Kapuscinski Development Lectures, named after the prominent Polish journalist and writer Richard Kapuscinski, author of a number of books and reports for developing countries around […]
The EURASIA project partners had the unique opportunity to join the traditional celebratory procession led by Bulgarian government officials, academia, schools, teachers and citizens on the occasion of 24 May, the Day of Bulgarian Culture and Cyrillic Alphabet.
On 13 July 2018Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski” organised and hosted a training for PhD students from the SHANGHAI JIAO TONG UNIVERSITY – which joined the EURASIA project consortium as an associate partner. The SHANGHAI JIAO TONG UNIVERSITY ranks 101-150 on the Academic Ranking of World Universities list for 2018 .
The President of the Republic of India Ram Nath Kovind delivers a speech at Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski”
On September 5th 2018, the President of the Republic of India Rah Nath Kovind delivered a lecture at Sofia University "St. Kliment Ohridski”. The main focus of his lecture was on education as an instrument of change and common prosperity. He discussed the importance of the long-standing relations between India and Bulgaria in the field […]
The project manager of the EURASIA, project Professor Maria Stoicheva, together with other scholars from Europe and China, took part in an academic debate about the EU – China relationship under the title of “EU-China Comprehensive Strategic Partnership”. The debate took place on October 2nd, 2018 in Egmont Palace in Brussels. It was organised by […]
On October 31st, 2018, a delegation from Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski”, which hosts the Confucius Institute in Sofia, Bulgaria, visited Beijing Foreign Studies University. The delegation was received by the School of European Languages and Cultures (SELC). The scholars and educators from Bulgaria exchanged views on university education, Bulgarian language education and other related […]
On 2 November 2018, the participants in the first training session under the EURASIA Project, held by the Department of Political and Social Science of the University of Catania, met the Municipality of Catania. Professors from the four Asian partners met the Commissioner of the Catania Municipality for EU policies, Sergio Parisi, the Head and […]
The second meeting of the EURASIA project consortium took place November 2-3, 2018 at the University of Catania in Catania, Italy. Discussions focused on the results and achievements in the first project year, which include a comparative assessment of the teaching needs and capacity of the Indian and Chinese universities to introduce courses in European […]
Attending the Academic Entrepreneurship Through Efficient Use of EU Funding seminar The participants in the second training event under the EURASIA project were also able to take part in a training seminar organised by the Doctoral Centre at Sofia University – “Academic Entrepreneurship Through Efficient Use of EU Funding – ІI”. Link to the seminar […]
On December 8th, 2018, the participants in the second training event under the EURASIA project attended the official academic celebration of the 130th Anniversary of Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski”. The event took place at the Ivan Vazov National Theatre. The academic ceremony was accompanied by a special concert.
On the morning of December 12th, 2018, the participants in the EURASIA project training in Sofia were invited to visit the Information Centre of the Representation of the European Commission in Sofia at the House of Europe. They were introduced to the structure and institutions of the EU as well as to its internal and […]
On December 12th, 2018, the participants in the EURASIA project training in Sofia visited the Bulgarian National Radio, which is the oldest broadcasting Bulgarian medium. They were introduced to the history and the development of the Bulgarian National Radio and had a tour of its various studios for recording and broadcasting symphonic, jazz and pop […]
On January, 28th, 2019, the participants in the third EURASIA training session took part in Citizens’ Dialogue - the Future of the EU Budget after 2020 – Cohesion or Flexibility? The event was organised and hosted by the European Parliament Liaison Office in Poland and the European Commission representation in Poland in Krakow. The discussion […]
On March, 8th, 2019, SHASHIKALA GURPUR, Fulbright Scholar, director, Symbiosis Law School, Pune; dean, Faculty of Law, Symbiosis international (Deemed University), has been conferred the annual Kittur Rani Chennamma Award 2018-19 by the government of Karnataka for her achievement in the field of education and contribution to women empowerment. As part of International Women’s Day […]
On March 13th, 2019 Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski” hosted the celebration of ASEM Day 2019 under the EURASIA project. The event was attended by representatives of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Bulgaria including the Director of the Directorate Asia, Australia and Oceania and by the Ambassadors of several ASEM and […]
On March 27th, 2019 the Academic Council of Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski” adopted a decision to establish a Research Centre Europe-Asia under the framework of the EURASIA project. The aim of the new unit is to disseminate the EURASIA project results among wider audiences, to enhance the collaboration between European and Asian higher education […]
On May 27th, 2019, two public lectures were delivered a part of the seminar series EURASIA Dialogues. The lectures were organised by the Europe-Asia Research Centre at Sofia University. Professor WANG Xiaohai (Jean Monnet Chair) from Guangdong University of Foreign Studies in Guangdong, China gave a lecture on the topic of intercultural communication with regard […]
The“European identity and culture” international seminar, moderated by Professor Dr. Maria Stoicheva, took place on May 31st, 2019 at the Conference Hall of the House of Europe in Sofia, Bulgaria. The seminar was part of the Sixth International Conference of the European Studies Department, Faculty of Philosophy at Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski” – “EU […]