DepartmentPhilosophy and Sociology


The Philosophy and Sociology Department was founded in the spring of 2005.


The aims of the department are:


• To offer specialized and interdisciplinary educational bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral programs, accredited by the National Agency for Assessment and Accreditation and consistent with the European standards and the latest educational trends and academic achievements in philosophy and sociology worldwide.
• To promote research in key priority areas of contemporary philosophy and sociology. In the area of philosophy the department specializes in social and political philosophy, applied ethics, philosophy of language and philosophy of education. In the area of sociology the priorities are theory and methodology of sociological knowledge; sociology of values; sociology of everyday life, normative systems and institutional practices; sociology of power, law and medicine.
• To develop a worldwide academic network which will enable international student exchange on all educational levels, as well as the organization and implementation of large-scale international research projects and public academic forums dedicated to significant problems of contemporary societies.


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Scholarship program of the “Contacts without limits” foundation for the education of first year students in the programs:
Anthropology, Bulgarian studies, Bulgarian cultural history and museums, Egyptology, Art and art management, History and archeology, Classical languages, Ancient culture and literature, Philosophy.


Website of the Department “Philosophy and Sociology” : www.sophi.nbu.bg



Department Chair:
Assoc. Prof Hristiyan Guoshev, Ph.D.
Building 1, Room 110
Tel.: 02/8110 130; ext. 11102
е-mail: hgyoshev@nbu.bg
Program Board Director:
Assoc. Prof. Teodora Karamelska, Ph.D.
Building 1, Room 110
Tel.: 02/ 8110 297; ext. 20931
e-mail: teodora_karamelska@abv.bg
Irena Dimitrova
Building 1, Room 110
Tel.: 02/ 8110114; ext. 11101
e-mail: idimitrova@nbu.bg