Publications

Conference proceedings with the reports of the Fifth International Conference of the European Studies Department, “United We Stand Strong”

The Conference proceedings “United We Stand Strong” presents the reports of the Fifth International Conference of the European Studies Department, which took place in Sofia on 31st May – 1st June 2018, organized within the framework of the Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence, with the support of Erasmus+ Programme. [...]

The Eastern Enlargement of the EU

The Eastern Enlargement of the European Union is an extraordinary European achievement. It becomes possible, due to a series of compromises among the Member States, based on their national interests. Taken in their entirety, although important on their own right, they give shape to an inconsistent enlargement policy.

Rethinking the European Union?

Papers from the IVth scientific conference of the Dept. of European Studies at Sofia University, 2017. [...]

Perspectives for Adoption of the Euro in the Western Balkans

Authors: Assoc. Prof. Kaloyan Simeonov, Anna Pecheva, Lilian Nikiforova, Slaveya Bizheva   [...]

Nature and History of Monetary Unions

Author: Assoc. Prof. Kaloyan Simeonov           [...]

EU post 2020 – New Europe in a New World

The Sixth International Conference “EU post 2020 – New Europe in a New World”, organized by European Studies Department – “Jean Monnet” Center of Excellence of Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski”, with the support of “Erasmus Plus” Program of the European Union and “Hanns Seidel” Foundation, took place in Sofia, House of Europe, on 30-31 May 2019.

The Sixth International Conference “EU post 2020 – New Europe in a New World”, organized by European Studies Department – “Jean Monnet” Center of Excellence of Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski”, with the support of “Erasmus Plus” Program of the European Union and “Hanns Seidel” Foundation, took place in Sofia, House of Europe, on 30-31 May 2019. This year our annual conference was dedicated to the 20-anniversary of the European Studies Department and the 30 anniversary of  Jean Monnet programme.

Salient topics for the future of the European Union in its civil, social, economic, financial and cultural dimensions were discussed during the event. Special focus was placed on the perspectives and challenges of teaching European studies as well as on the issue of future enlargement and the neighbourhood policy. The conference brought together scientists and researchers of European integration from Germany, United Kingdom, the Netherlands, Romania, Serbia, North Macedonia,  Bulgaria as well as from China and Australia. The event was attended by more than 150 students from Bulgarian universities, who took a vivid part in the discussions.