EU Mobility: Institute of Philosophy and Sociology at the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences (Sofia) 10 – 21 February 2020
In the framework of the TALENT project of the Erasmus + program, a group of teachers from universities of Central Asia took part in the EU mobility program at the Institute of Philosophy and Sociology of the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences (BAS)
Kyrgyz Economic University was represented by Bigaliev A.N. Head of the Department of Economic Theory and World Economy.
The aim of the program was to prepare course materials through intensive exchange of views, discussions and access to information sources at EU universities.
On February 11, a working group on the Regulatory framework was welcomed by EU trainers Albena Nakova and Rumana Zheleva at the Institute of Philosophy and Sociology of the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, director of the Institute Veselin Petrov.
Within 10 working days, meetings were organized with the Central Committee of the Confederation of Labor of Bulgaria PODKREPA, headed by Chairman Mr. Yoanis PARTINIOTIS (Vice President of the Confederation of Labor PODKREPA. They presented the work and the role of the Confederation in Bulgaria; with the Bulgarian Industrial Organization for the Support of Industrial Manufacturers of Bulgaria (BIO), which operates at the level of the National Council. We were met by vice president of BIO Mr. Dimitar Brankov, Vice President of BIA. Subsequently, there was an exchange of views of the working group on the role and influence of workers and employers on labor relations and their regulation.
Within the framework of the EU Mobility program, a seminar was organized at the institute on migration regulation, labor rights and the protection of migrants with the participation of Dr. Dimitar Matev, vice president of the Balkan Institute of Labor and Social Policy and an international consultant on social and labor policy; seminar on labor law with the participation of Mr. Ivan NEIKOV, assistant professor of labor law at Sofia University, Minister of Labor and Social Policy of Bulgaria, President of the Balkan Institute of Labor and Social Policy (photo) after there was an exchange of views on labor law, regulation and how to prepare training programs on the issues discussed.
In the days of the work of the working group (representatives of universities from Central Asia), the developed topics of syllabuses of disciplines were presented, their content and adjustment were discussed in the light of this discussion.
Also, our working group organized a memorable meeting with Professor Vasil Nikolov (who made archaeological discoveries from the time of Alexander the Great), vice-president of the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences and a tour of the Central Building of the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences; meeting with Ms. Sylvia NAYDENOVA, director of the BAN library, after which we were given library cards for the library of the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, where we studied for the remaining working days. (a photo)
In Bulgaria, the working group had a great time and we express our deep gratitude to our coaches from the Sofia Institute of Philosophy and Sociology of the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences.