European Public Administration

  1. Main Focus and Educational Goals

The programme is intended for bachelor degree graduates from all professional fields.

The program aim is to prepare the students to work in the specialized institutions of the European Union, as well as in the units of the State administration, ensuring implementation of the commitments of the Republic of Bulgaria in connection with the membership in the EU. This objective is achieved through a complex theoretical and practical training.

  1. Education (Knowledge and Skills Required for Successful Professional Activity; General Theoretical and Specialized Training, etc.).

The program is implemented in partnership with the European Institute – Sofia.  The Institute provides the practical training of the students. During the education, students acquire the necessary professional training and competence on: the functioning of the European institutions; European law and European legal systems; budget processes in the EU, management of administrative bodies in different areas; human resource management from central and local administration; management of programs and projects with public benefit.

In the course of education students acquire additional skills for: implementation in practice of the regulations (normative documents), communication with the European institutions and their representatives, decision making in the areas of administration in terms of democratic governance.

  1. Professional Career

Students who acquire a Master’s degree in European Public Administration will have the necessary training competence to work in specialized institutions of the European Union, as well as in units of the State administration to ensure implementation of the commitments of the Republic of Bulgaria in connection with membership in the EU. They can also work as consultants for European Affairs in private companies and NGOs. The successful completion of the training program also provides the opportunities to participate in research projects on European themes and according to the law students can also continue for further training in Educational and scientific degree “Doctor”.

  1. Terms of acceptance

The programme is intended for bachelor degree graduates from all professional fields.