The Minister of Education getting acquainted with the scientific achievements of VUM

During a meeting in Varna, the Education Minister of Bulgaria – Krasimir Valchev was introduced to some of the scientific achievements of Varna University of Management (VUM) by its Vice-Rector – Prof. Stanislav Ivanov.

The Minister got acquainted with the three scientific journals of VUM, which are published in English: European Journal of Tourism Research (with ten years of history indexed in Skopus, which editorial board includes scientists from all over the world), Journal of Pedagogy and Educational Management (with its first edition in 2017, the only one in our field in English with editorial board from the USA, Brazil, Israel, etc.), as well as for the VUM Management Review, where editor-in-chief is Professor Minkov – lecturer at VUM, co-author with Geert Hofstede of a best-seller at Amazon, as well as one of the world’s most quoted scientists in social sciences.

Minister Valchev congratulated Varna University of Management for “Centre for Competence and Intelligent Solutions for the Creative and Recreational Industries” (INCREA) which will be established together with Technical University and Institute of Oceanology “Fridtjof Nansen”- Varna, University of Rousse “Angel Kanchev“, National art academy, Institute of Ethnology and Folklore Studies with Ethnographic Museum at BAS, Institute of Biodiversity and Ecosystem Research at the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Institute for the Study of Societies and Knowledge BAS in Sofia.
During the meeting, the mayor of Varna Municipality, Ivan Portnih, introduced a minister Valchev with the positions of VUM in the international ratings, among which is
its 1st place in the world for mobility of students from nearly 1500 universities in the European Commission’s rating (U-Multirank). Last but not least, he told Mr. Valchev about the many international students at VUM who came from nearly 50 countries