Central University Administration

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CENTRAL UNIVERSITY ADMINISTRATION

 

The Central University Administration (CUA) supports the activities of the Academic Council and the Rector. It is headed by a Director and is directly subordinate to the Rector. Among the major projects of the CUA are: the system for career counseling of students, the system for consulting in international and research projects; series of training seminars for lecturers and administration; organizing and conducting university holidays; the NBU's information service through the university events promotion page and the coverage of publications for the University of the Media.

  • Director
  •  

      Valentin Gionov

     

    The Director of the Central University Administration supports the activities of the Rector and Vice-Rectors. The Director manages the Central University Administration and the processes of research, quality and evaluation, career counseling of students, training activities, organizes the information service of students and lecturers.

     His activity at the New Bulgarian University started in 2003 as a coordinator of the Historical Sciences program at the Faculty of Basic Education. Since 2004, he has been a secretary at Students bureau at the Central University Administration. Since November 2005 he has been Head of the Students bureau and since March 2008 he has been the Director of the Central University Administration.

    Acquires his education at New Bulgarian University, he has a Bachelor's degree in History with a professional qualification "Archivist" and a Master's Degree in "History of Social Changes".

     

    Valentin Gionov
    Building 1, Room 206
    tel.: +359 2 8110 216
    e-mail: vgionov@nbu.bg

  • Rector's office
  • Secretary of the Rector and Academic Council:
    Boyka Atanasova
    Building 1, Room 227
    tel.: +359 2 8110 247
    e-mail: batanasova@nbu.bg

     

    Secretary (Institutional and Program Accreditation):
    Milena Franova
    Building 1, Room 227
    tel.: +359 2 8110 227
    e-mail: mfranova@nbu.bg

  • Office of Information Activities
  • Public Relations:
    Chief Assist. Evelina Christova, PhD
    tel.: +359 2 8110 101
    e-mail:echristova@nbu.bgpr@nbu.bg

     

    Director:
    Valentin Gionov
    Building 1, Room 206
    tel.: +359 2 8110 216
    e-mail: vgionov@nbu.bg

     

    Expert:
    Petya Petkova
    Building 1, Room 107
    tel.: +359 2 8110 147
    e-mail: ppetkova@nbu.bg

     

    Expert:
    Aksenia Yaneva
    Building 1, Room 107
    tel.: +359 2 8110 127
    e-mail: ayaneva@nbu.bg

     

    Activities

    • Organize and coordinate information flows at the University.
    • Coordinates the conduct of university events - prepares information materials - invitations, posters. All events organized by NBU units or on the NBU's territory follow the rules approved by the Rector in Event Management and Event Management Conditions at the UniArt Gallery. Event Request and Event Request at the UniArt Gallery to the Rector and to the Executive Director.
    • Coordinates relations with external organizations and media: selection and organization of information for electronic and print media and conducting of external events on the territory of the NBU.

     

  • Center for Quality Assurance and Assessment
  • Director:
    Simeon Tachev
    tel. +359 2/8110 507
    e-mail: stachev@nbu.bg

    Expert:
    Donna Astakova
    tel.: +359 2 8110 527
    e-mail: dastakova@nbu.bg

    Expert:
    Katrin Paneva
    tel.: +359 2 8110 527
    e-mail: kpaneva@nbu.bg

     

    Activities

    • Develops standards and procedures for assessment and attestation at the NBU.
    • Responsible for the preparation of the TOP and the evaluation of the candidate students of the NBU.
    • Supports the development of current and final assessment at NBU courses.
    • Organizes courses and practical training on topics related to quality improvement and teaching methodology.
    • Standardizes the teaching techniques and skills used by lecturers at the NBU.
    • Provides methodological literature on teaching issues.
  • Center for Career Development and Educational Resources
  • Building 1, Room 101

    Director: 
    Irena Popova-Pavlova
    tel.: +359 2 8110 131
    e-mail: ipetrova@nbu.bg


    Expert:
    Mihail Mihailov
    tel. +359 2 8110 141
    e-mail: mzmihailov@nbu.bg

     

     Activities

    • Assists the professional guidance and practical realization of the students through information, consulting and methodological activities.
    • Coordinates activities with employers and branch partners.
    • Organizes and conducts international events on career development issues.
    • Organizes a Career and Student Selection Forum.
  • Office for Research
  • Building 1, Room 206

    Expert:
    Ivelina Vutova
    tel.: +359 2 8110 236
    e-mail: ivutova@nbu.bg

     

     Activities

    • Assists administrative scientific and creative activity of departments and centers of the NBU.
    • Provides support for partner search and development of external financing projects.
    • Tracks for the organization of departmental scientific and creative events (seminars, conferences, open lectures, exhibitions, plays, discussions, round tables).
  • University Counselling Center
  • Director:

    Assoc. prof. Orlin Todorov, Ph.D.

    tel.: +359887459427

    e-mail: otodorov@nbu.bg

     

    Office hours:

    Wednesday 15:00 - 17:00

    building 1, office 120

     

     

    Galina Markova, Ph.D.

    tel.: +359882441271

    e-mail: galina.a.markova@gmail.com

     

    Office hours:

    Friday 13:00 - 15:00

    building 1, office 120

     

     

    The service provides professional support, consultations and psychotherapy for students and staff on issues related to coping with losses and changes, managing relationships and requirements, navigating through life crises and crises related to health and mental health issues.