Academic competitions

On September 29, 2021 (Wednesday) at the Institute of Balkan Studies & Centre of Thracology at the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, there will be a public PhD thesis defense of Stefan Dimitrov Yanakiev for acquiring the scientific and educational degree "Doctor" in the field of higher education 2. Humanities, professional field 2.2. History and Archaeology, Doctoral Programme Ancient History and Thracology. The topic of the dissertation is "The Thracians and the Roman provincial society between Istros and Haimus in the 1st - 3rd centuries". The public PhD thesis defense will take place at the Centre of Thracology, located on Moskovska Street No. 13.

All scientific reviews and opinions of the members of the scientific jury as well as the dissertation abstract are available on the IBSCT website. Hardcopy of the dissertation is disposable at the IBSCT office, located on Moskovska Street No. 45.

Review of Prof. Rumen Ivanov, Dr. habil.

Review of Assoc. Prof. Kalin Stoev, PhD

Opinion of Assoc. Prof. Georgi Mitrev, PhD

Opinion of Assoc. Prof. Oleg Alexandrov, PhD

Opinion of Prof. Kalin Porozhanov, Dr. habil.

Dissertation abstract



Academic competition for Associated Professor in the field of higher education 3. Social, economic and legal sciences, professional field 3.1. Sociology, anthropology and cultural sciences (Balkan cinema), Department "Cultural History of the Balkan Nations", with a single candidate Assist. Prof. Gergana Georgieva Doncheva, PhD.

The announcement was promulgated in the State Gazette No. 34/ 23.04.2021.

Review by Prof. Bozhidar Manov, D.Sc.

Review by Prof. Margarita Karamikhova, D.Sc.

Opinion by Prof. Petya Alexandrova, D.Sc.

Opinion by Prof. Nadezhda Mihaylova (Marinchevska), PhD

Opinion by Assoc. Prof. Yura Konstantinova, D.Sc.

Opinion by Assoc. Prof. Anelia Kasabova, PhD

Opinion by Assoc. Prof. Evgenia Troeva, PhD

Abstracts of candidate's publications

The Institute of Balkan Studies & Centre of Thracology "Prof. Alexander Fool" (BAS) announces an academic competition for full-time and part-time PhD students for the academic 2021-2022 in the following professional fields and scientific specialties:

2.1. Philology
Philology (Balkan literatures and cultures) - 1 (one) place, full-time PhD student

2.2. History and Archaeology
Ancient History - 1 (one) place, full-time PhD student
Medieval History - 1 (one) place, full-time PhD student
Early Modern and Modern History - 1 (one) place, full-time PhD student and 1 (one) place, part-time PhD student
Documentation, Archivistics, Paleography (including Historiography and Scientific Sources) - 1 (one) place, full-time PhD student

3.1. Sociology, anthropology and Cultural Sciences
Theory and history of culture - 1 (one) place, full-time PhD student

From 13.08.2021 to 13.10.2021 the candidates shall submit the documents required at the IBSCT-BAS: Sofia, Moskovska Street No. 45.

For more information: IBSCT-BAS, Moskovska Street No. 45, phone number: 02/ 980 62 97, email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or BAS-Administration, 15th November Street No. 1, office 310, phone number: 02/ 979 52 60.

Full text of the announcement and application documents required

Application form to the Director of the IBSCT-BAS for participation in the academic competition

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