ПО БЪЛГАРСКИ ЕЗИК И КУЛТУРА
14 юли - 03 август 2024
OF BULGARIAN LANGUAGE
July 14 - August 03, 2024
It is our pleasure to inform you that the the 61th Summer Seminar of Bulgarian Language and Culture for Foreign Scholars and Students is scheduled to take place between July 14 and August 3, 2024 at the National Educational Centre of the Bulgarian Red Cross in the village of Lozen (25 min. away from Sofia). The Seminar is organized by the Faculty of Slavic Studies at Sofia University with the financial support from the Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Bulgaria.
The Seminar is aimed at professors, researchers, and students in the fields of Bulgarian and Slavic Studies, as well as at translators and everyone else interested in the Bulgarian language, literature, history, and culture.
The mandatory daily classes include 3 or 5 hours of Bulgarian Language Practice and 2 hours of specialized seminars in Bulgarian Linguistics and Translation or Bulgarian Literary Studies and Cultural Anthropology of the Bulgarians. There are afternoon classes in Bulgarian Folk Songs and Dances, which will be held five times a week for 2 hours for those who would like to attend.
Within the cultural program, there are planned trips to Rila Monastery and the city of Plovdiv, a visit to the National Museum of History, screenings of Bulgarian films, evenings of the world cultures, talents and folk songs and dances, discos, etc.
Participation in the Seminar (teaching, accommodation, meals and cultural activities) is free of charge for the fellows of the Bulgarian Ministry of Education and Science (based on the cultural programs with the respective countries)  and of Sofia University (based on the University's direct agreements with other foreign universities and educational institutions) . The participation fee for those who wish to attend privately  is € 670 and for the accompanying persons who will not attend classes  – € 470. The travel expenses to Bulgaria and back and the health insurance are to be covered by the participants.
The 61th Summer Seminar of Bulgarian Language and Culture will be held at the following address:
Национален учебен център на Българския червен кръст
Ул. „Половраг” 31
с. Лозен 1758
Summer Seminar of Bulgarian Language and Culture for Foreign Scholars and Students
Faculty of Slavic Studies,
Sofia University St. Kliment Ohridski
15 Tsar Osvoboditel Blvd.
1504 Sofia, Bulgaria
If the circumstances do not allow for the Seminar to be held in-person, the classes in practical Bulgarian language and the Specialized Seminars will be conducted remotely on the Sofia University telecommunication platform "Moodle".
Arrival: July 14 Opening: July 15
Participants who would like to attend, should fill out and mail back the attached Application Form by May 20, 2024. Registration is complete after a Letter of Confirmation is received by the participant at the E-address provided in the form by June 15, 2024.
Prof. Panayot Karagyozov,