Publications

“Europe – Green, Digital, Global”

  The annual student scientific conference "Europe - Green, Digital, Global" of the Leonardo da Vinci promotion  in European Studies, was held on June 1, 2021 in Aula Magna of Sofia University "St. Kliment Ohridski". [...]

“Strategic Autonomy – the New Project of the European Union”

The paper "Strategic Autonomy - the New Project of the European Union" by prof. Ingrid Shikova was published in "Diplomacy Journal”- 25/2021. The article focuses on the concept of strategic economic autonomy, which is becoming an increasing need for the EU as a result of the lessons learned from the Covid-19 crisis. [...]

“The European Union and the new normal – from social isolation to civic awareness”

The collection of papers from the fifth joint doctoral conference of Department of European Studies, Department of Political Science and Department of Public Administration on the topic "The European Union and the new normal - from social isolation to civic awareness" has been published. It took place on 21st November 2020. [...]

“The political initiatives of the Rotating Presidency of the Council of the EU – from empirical facts to expert evaluation”

The article “The political initiatives of the Rotating Presidency of the Council of the EU – from empirical facts to expert evaluation” by Mirela Veleva-Eftimova  &K. Haralampiev proposes a novel instrument for expert evaluation of political initiatives of the Rotating Presidency of the Council of the European Union. This evaluation will create a possibility for assessment of the leadership performers of the Presidency as a key mechanism for implementation of the EU integration policies. [...]

“The Next Seven of the European Union”

The collection of articles of European Studies Department international conference “The Next Seven of the European Union” has been published. Are we ready for the next seven years of the EU? What ambitions and what reforms should shape the future of the European Union, how will the crisis affect the euro area, which path will the European Union's economy take? [...]

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Аnnual Student Scientific Conference

The annual student scientific conference "Europe - Green, Digital, Global" of the Leonardo da Vinci promotion  in European Studies, was held on June 1, 2021 in Aula Magna of Sofia University "St. Kliment Ohridski". [...]

Hub Europe – a new approach to EU learning and teaching at school

The project "Hub Europe - a new approach to EU learning and teaching at school" is implemented by a team of the Department of European Studies – Sofia University, together with the National Association of European Clubs at Schools with the support of  “Erasmus +”program of the EU. We invite you to visit the website of the project "Resource Center Europe" https://eubgschool.eu/bg/. [...]

“Strategic Autonomy – the New Project of the European Union”

The paper "Strategic Autonomy - the New Project of the European Union" by prof. Ingrid Shikova was published in "Diplomacy Journal”- 25/2021. The article focuses on the concept of strategic economic autonomy, which is becoming an increasing need for the EU as a result of the lessons learned from the Covid-19 crisis. [...]

The article “The political initiatives of the Rotating Presidency of the Council of the EU – from empirical facts to expert evaluation”

The article “The political initiatives of the Rotating Presidency of the Council of the EU – from empirical facts to expert evaluation” by Mirela Veleva-Eftimova  &K. Haralampiev proposes a novel instrument for expert evaluation of political initiatives of the Rotating Presidency of the Council of the European Union. This evaluation will create a possibility for assessment of the leadership performers of the Presidency as a key mechanism for implementation of the EU integration policies. [...]

“The Next Seven of the European Union”

The collection of articles of European Studies Department international conference “The Next Seven of the European Union” has been published. Are we ready for the next seven years of the EU? What ambitions and what reforms should shape the future of the European Union, how will the crisis affect the euro area, which path will the European Union's economy take? – a number of other important European issues have found a place in the collection.

Conference proceedings THE EUROPEAN CITIZENS’ AGENDA – #EUactive!”

The Conference proceedings THE EUROPEAN CITIZENS’ AGENDA - #EUactive!" presents the reports of the planned European Studies student scientific conference of “Simone Veil” Graduation.This year's conference was prepared in an unexpected and painful environment - the spread of the COVID-19 virus. [...]

The Living Archives

Through the joint efforts of the Jean Monnet Center of Excellence and the Diplomatic Institute, memories of participants in the process of Bulgaria's accession to the European Union were gathered. The first volume of The Living Archives was presented at the House of Europe at 28 th January 2020. The second volume will come soon. To remember the road of Bulgaria to the European Union!

Simulation Game

Today, January 10, 2020, after long and heated discussions, the European Council decided on the multiannual financial framework 2021-2027. States' contributions will amount to 1.06% of GNI. This was decided by the Heads of State and/or Governments of the Member States, whose roles were performed by European Studies students of Sofia University under the expert guidance of European Council President Charles Michel, whose role was performed by Prof. Ingrid Shikova.

30th Anniversary of the Jean Monnet Program

On 19 November 2019, the closing event of the 30th Anniversary of the Jean Monnet Program took place in Brussels. The conference, organized by the European Commission, was dedicated to "EU Studies in Digital  Age". Interesting and topical issues related to the educational and social aspects of digitalization were discussed. You can watch the discussion on https://www.facebook.com/EUErasmusPlusProgramme/videos/431229817576676/