Current Academic Competitions

The Institute of Balkan Studies & Centre of Thracology "Prof. Alexander Fool" (BAS) announces an additional academic competition for full-time PhD students for the academic 2019-2020 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
Documentation, Archivistics, Paleography (including Historiography and Scientific Sources) - 1 (one) place, full-time PhD student
Early Modern and Modern History - 3 (three) places, full-time PhD students
Medieval History -1 (one) place, full-time PhD student

From 11.03.2020 to 08.05.2020 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

The Institute of Balkan Studies & Centre of Thracology "Prof. Alexander Fol" at the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences announces an academic competition for Assistant Professor position - two places: in professional field 2.2. History and Archaeology, scientific speciality "Ancient History and Thracology" - one place; in professional field 3.1. Sociology, Anthropology and Culture Studies, scientific speciality "Cultural Theory and History" - one place, for the Centre of Thracology. Application deadline: 2 months from the promulgation in the State Gazette. Documents shall be submitted to the IBSCT, City of Sofia, Moskovska Street No. 45, phone number: 02 980 62 97; 0886568862.

The announcement is promulgated in the State Gazette No. 15/ 21.02.2020

The Institute of Balkan Studies & Centre of Thracology 'Prof. Alexander Fol' at the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences hires an operations accountant, full-time or part-time.

Applicant requirements: higher education or last year undergraduate. Work experience is not required.

Necessary documents:

  • Application (free form to the Director of the IBSCT–BAS)
  • Curriculum Vitae (CV Europass)
  • Higher education diploma. In case the higher education diploma is forthcoming, the applicant shall submit an academic certificate
  • Other diplomas and certificates of qualification
  • Labour book (when applicable)
  • Official notice (when applicable)

Competition stages:

  • Acquaintance with the candidates' documents and admission of those who meet the requirements.
  • An interview with admitted candidates will be conducted.
  • Written notification to the applicants about the results of the competition will be sent.
  • The selected candidate will be appointed at the IBSCT–BAS.

For additional information:
Rositsa Shtereva, Deputy Administrative Director
Mobile phone: +359 882 352 387

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