Sofia University

Bulgarian PM with School Memories: It was very Difficult for me to Learn Russian

Prime Minister Kiril Petkov celebrated May 24 together with the students from the 7th Sofia University "St. Heptads" school. In front of them he shared memories of his years at school, what was his most difficult subject and why he ran away from class.

Bulgaria is Investing BGN 170 million for Artificial Intelligence

Over the next 10 years, the Bulgarian state will invest BGN 170 million in the first of its kind in Eastern Europe Institute of Computer Science, Artificial Intelligence and Technology INSAIT. It was established in partnership between Sofia University "St. Kliment Ohridski" and two of the leading technological universities in the world - the Swiss ETH Zurich and EPFL.

Sofia University Cancelled all Classes at the Medical Faculty in Protest

Sofia University has terminated all classes and internships for all specialties at the Faculty of Medicine.

The action is in protest against the decision of the Minister of Health Stoycho Katsarov to transform the Lozenets Hospital by merging it into the Children's Hospital "Prof. Ivan Mitev".

Former Presidential Candidate Anastas Gerdjikov Continues his Term as Rector of Sofia University

The Rector of Sofia University "St. Kliment Ohridski "Prof. Anastas Gerdjikov, who participated in the presidential elections, received support from the members of the General Assembly of the university to continue his term.

Support was received today during an online meeting.

Pahor congratulates Bulgarian president on re-election

Ljubljana – President Borut Pahor has congratulated Bulgarian President Rumen Radev on his re-election. He wished him a lot of success in performing important tasks, Pahor’s office said in a press release on Monday.

The presidents also discussed the Covid-19 pandemic and stressed the importance of efforts by both Slovenia and Bulgaria to raise vaccination rates.

Radev Re-elected Bulgarian President on Record Low Turnout

Newly re-elected President Rumen Radev speaks to journalists after his victory in the presidential election in Sofia, 21 November 2021. Photo: EPA-EFE/VASSIL DONEV

His centre-right rival, Anastas Gerdjikov, came far behind with 31.9 per cent in as yet incomplete results. However, in a sign of widespread political apathy, the turnout was at an all-time low of only 34.1 per cent.