|Head of Department:||Assoc. Prof. Ivanka Veleva Stoyanova – Todorova, Ph.D.|
Phone: +359 (0)66 827 327
|Academic Organizer:||Dipl. Eng. Krasimira Ivanova Koendzhieva|
The Department of Social and Economic Sciences was established in 2010 by Order № 496/25.11.2010 of the Rector of TU - Gabrovo as a result of merging two departments – the Department of Social Sciences and the Department of Economics of Commerce. These departments have undergone a long period of development and winning recognition, during which a team of highly qualified teaching staff was formed. Currently, the Department comprises 7 associate professors, 3 PhD degree holders, 2 chief assistant professors and one assistant professor enrolled in a PhD form of training.
|Name and Academic Rank||Room||Phone|
|Assoc. Prof. Angelina Pencheva Pencheva, Ph.D.||1234||+359 (0)66 827 firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Assoc. Prof. Dobrin Ganchev Ganchev, Ph.D.||6502||+359 (0)66 827 email@example.com|
|Assoc. Prof. Emil Metodiev Indzhov, Ph.D.||1232||+359 (0)66 827 firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Assoc. Prof. Ivanka Veleva Stoyanova – Todorova, Ph.D.||1233||+359 (0)66 827 email@example.com|
|Assoc. Prof. Rumiana Ivanova Georgieva, Ph.D.||6213||+359 (0)66 827 firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Assoc. Prof. Svetla Boyanova Panayotova, Ph.D.||6401||+359 (0)66 827 email@example.com|
|Assoc. Prof. Tsvetelina Alexandrova Gankova – Ivanova, Ph.D.||6214||+359 (0)66 827 470|
|Chief Assist. Prof. Anton Kamenov Antonov, Ph.D.||1234||+359 (0)66 827 firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Assoc. Prof. Liliana Ivanova Rusanova, Ph.D.||1236||+359 (0)66 827 email@example.com|
|Chief Assist. Prof. Miroslav Pantev Pantev, Ph.D.||1232||+359 (0)66 827 firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Chief Assist. Prof. Venelin Stefanov Alev||6502||+359 (0)66 827 428|
|Chief Assist. Prof. Vesela Dimova Dimova||6501||+359 (0)66 827 email@example.com|
|Assist. Prof. Zhaneta Nikolaeva Tsoneva||1232||+359 (0)66 827 firstname.lastname@example.org|
Assoc. Prof. Serafim Lyubomirov Petrov, Ph.D.
Assoc. Prof. Sergey Todorov Naydenov, Ph.D.
Prof. Mihail Dochev Mihaylov, D.Sc
Chief Assist. Prof. Ivo Hristov Guchkov, Ph.D.
Chief Assist. Prof. Kremena Bozhidarova Rayanova, Ph.D.
The Department of Social and Economic Sciences is responsible for providing training in the Bachelor and Master degree courses „Social Work” and “Public Administration” and the Bachelor degree course “Economics of Commerce”.
Areas of Research
- European Integration
- Unemployment, policy in the labor market, social policy
- Innovations in public administration
- Organization and management of social work
- Economics and management of commercial and industrial organizations
- Entrepreneurship and entrepreneurial models
- Innovation and Competitiveness
- Hygiene and Social Medicine
- Electronic governance and electronic government
- Industrial property
Project № 503611-LLP-1-2009-1-NL-ERASMUS-ECDSP – “European Master in Social Work”, aimed at developing a European Master Programme in Social Work by an international consortium of university lecturers and pilot starting of training in English.
Project № 510837-LLP-1-2010-1-DE-ERASMUS-ECDSP – “Curriculum Development for a Joint Master in International Public Administration and Management”, aimed at developing a Master curriculum in Public Administration and Management in English.
Project „Eastern European Cooperation” under a programme of the German Academic Exchange Service DAAD, aimed at stimulating teacher and student exchange between the partner universities.
Project „Creation and Development of Centers for Entrepreneurship Promotion in Higher Education Institutions in Bulgaria” (Contract 137/9.11.2009 between TU-Gabrovo and the Ministry of Economy, Energy and Tourism.
Each year, teachers and students from the Department implement mobility programmes, student practice and training in partner universities.
Partnership in ERASMUS Intensive Programme "Electronic Government"
Participation in the International Forum for Public Administration and Management – IFPAM
The Department and the Technical University of Gabrovo as an institution is a member of the European Network of Universities Offering Social Work Courses. Within the network weeks of international student exchange are held annually and hosting is implemented on the principle of rotation of the universities participating in the network.
Cooperation with External Organizations
The Department is a member of the Bulgarian Association for Social Work Education.
Besides the training of students and scientific research in various fields, the Department cooperates with the state governance and local administration structures, with NGOs, social institutions and commercial companies in the region.