Life-long Learning Center

Life-long Learning Center

The Life-long Learning Center is a training and consulting division at University of Economics – Varna, which offers professional long-term and short-term qualifications, courses and language classes and qualification courses for teachers. The Center has been founded by the regulations of the Higher Education Act and the in-house regulations of the University of Economics – Varna in November 2017 under the leadership of Prof. Stoyan Stoyanov, PhD (Deputy Rector of Finance and Facilities). The organizational structure of the center consists of a Director, LLC Inspector, LLC accountant and educational - methodical council. The main objective of LLC is to develop new professional skills, contribute to improving the quality, qualifications and professional competence of graduate students.

Training is done in group form. The following forms of study apply to group training: lectures, exercises (seminars, case studies, games, etc.), training practice, discussions, interviews, consultations, course assignments and projects, independent preparation, exams, development and thesis defense. The individual training includes: consultations, visiting individual lectures and exercises, self-preparation, individual assignments and projects, exams, development and thesis defense. Lecturers are professors from the University of Economics – Varna, professors from other universities from the country and abroad (visiting professors) and practitioners. The Resource Center has been created to provide educational and reference literature and information materials for graduates, university students and lecturers.

In September 2018, the Licensing Procedure of the Life-long Learning Center is expected to be completed, according to the requirements of NAVET (National Agency for Vocational Training and Education).

  PROFESSIONAL TRAINING

According to the requirements of the VETA the graduates are awarded certificates of professional qualification. Graduates of professional training for acquiring qualification for a partial profession, for updating or extending the professional qualifications are also awarded certificates for professional training.

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 CONTINUING TRAINING

The training of students in different specialities is with period of training up to 5 or 6 semesters as per curricula approved by the Academic Council and programs for each discipline. Students who complete the courses successfully are granted Certificate of professional qualification. This certification allows them to work in the relevant professional field.

  • Pedagogy (for acquiring professional qualification "Teacher of Economic Disciplines")
  • Enterprise Accounting
  • Human Resources Management
  • Health Care Management
  • Recreation, Spa and Wellness Management
  • Recreation
  • Wellness Management
  • Cisco Network Academy for Computer Network Administrators
  • Tax and Customs Control

Graduates are granted Certificate of professional qualification with academic transcripts.

COURSESЕ for updating, developing and enriching knowledge:

  • Yoga Fly
  • Coaching
Training courses last from 1 to 2 semesters. Students who complete the courses are granted Certificate of specialization or Certificate of additional training.

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 ADDITIONAL TRAINING

University of Economics - Varna performs parallel training of students for acquisition of additional or new professional qualification. For this purpose, two forms of training are offered annually: majors and courses.

The period of training the students and postgraduate students in majors last five or six semesters, as per curricula and training programs approved by the Academic Council. Students who complete the major (training) are granted Certificate of professional qualification. This certification allows them to work in the relevant professional field.

Majors

Number of semesters

Journalism (full-time course)

6

Sports, recreation, Spa and Wellness Management (full-time course)

5

Business Communication and PR

5

Hotel and Restaurant Business Management (full-time course)

5

The training of students is paid. The tuition fee for the current academic year is as follows:

  • BGN 170 per semester for full-time training
  • BGN 80 for thesis defense

The tuition fees should be paid with DSK Bank to the Beneficiary’s account of the University of Economics - Varna:

DSK Bank
IBAN: BG 73 STSA 93003129276200
BIC: STSABGSF
Beneficiary: University of Economics - Varna:
Details of payment: Full name of the student, major and/or course
Documents for admission:

  • Student’s book (copies of first and second page should be presented)
  • Application form (obtained from room 214)

The deadline for submission of documents is 19 September to 5 October 2018.

The application documents should be accepted in Varna, University of Economics – Varna, 77, Knyaz Boris I Blvd., room 214, opening hours - 08:00 - 16:30.
Students are enrolled when a group of minimum 10 people is formed from 05 October till 10 October, 2018 upon presentation of the following documents:

  • Application form with full data of the applicant (obtained from room 214)
  • Bank slip for the training fee paid with DSK Bank
  • Two photos (one photo only if the application is for a course)

In case that the minimum number required for forming a group is not available, there is an opportunity for individual training.

The Training starts from October 12, 2018 and is held as per the announced weekly schedule (on the dashboard at room 214) in the main building of the University of Economics - Varna.

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  LANGUAGE EDUCATION

The period of language training courses is one to two semesters. Students who complete the courses are granted Certificate of specialization or Certificate of additional training.

  • English for Accountants
  • English for Finance
  • English for Tourism
  • English for banking institutions
  • English, German, French, Russian, Japanese, Italian, Spanish, Dutch, Danish and Turkish for beginners and advanced learners
  • Business English, Business German, Business Russian and Business Japanese
  • English for shipbrokers
  • Certified language courses: ibT TOEFL and IELTS preparation courses
  • Bulgarian for foreigners
  • English – Level 1 and level 2
  • German - Level 1 and level 2
  • French - Level 1 and level 2
  • Spanish - Level 1 and level 2
  • Russian - Level 1 and level 2

Students who complete the language courses are awarded Certificates of additional training.
The language education courses of students are paid. The tuition fee for the current academic year is as follows:

  • BGN 170 per semester for full-time training
  • BGN 80 for thesis defense

The tuition fees should be paid at DSK Bank counter to the Beneficiary’s account of the University of Economics - Varna:

DSK Bank
IBAN: BG 73 STSA 93003129276200
BIC: STSABGSF
Beneficiary: University of Economics - Varna
Details of payment: Full name of the student, major and/or course
Documents accepted for application are as follows:

  • Student’s book (copies of first and second page should be presented)
  • Application form (obtained from room 214)

The deadline for submission of documents is 19 September to 5 October 2018.
The application documents should be accepted in Varna, University of Economics – Varna, 77, Knyaz Boris I Blvd., room 214, opening hours - 08:00 - 16:30.
Students are enrolled when a group with a minimum of 10 people is formed -from 05 October till 10 October, 2018 upon presentation of the following:

  • Application form with full data of the applicant (obtained from room 214)
  • Bank slip for the training fee paid with DSK Bank
  • Two photos (one photo only if the application is for a course)

In case that the minimum number required for forming a group is not available, there is an opportunity for individual training.

The Training starts from October 12, 2018 and is held as per the announced weekly schedule (on the dashboard at room 214) in the main building of the University of Economics - Varna.

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 TEACHING QUALIFICATION

LLC at the University of Economics - Varna offers training of teachers, directors and pedagogical specialists for improving their qualification according to the requirements of Regulation 12 on the status and professional development of teachers, the directors and other pedagogical specialists.

Contact person: Ch. Assist. Prof. Plamena Nedyalkova, PhD, phone: 0882 164 509, email: lifelonglearning@ue-varna.bg

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Director

Гл. ас. д-р Пламена Недялкова

Ch. Assist. Prof. Plamena Nedyalkova, PhD

Кабинет Room: 402


Мобилен телефон Mobile +359882 164509

Email Email: plnedyalkova@ue-varna.bg


LLC Inspector /references and enrollment/

Mariana Gegova

Кабинет Room: 214

Phone +35952 303265



Мобилен телефон Mobile +359884 699393

Email Email: lifelonglearning@ue-varna.bg



Работно време

08:00 - 16:30 ч.



Contacts:

University of Economics – Varna
77, Knyaz Boris I Blvd.
9002 - Varna

Official site: http://www.ue-varna.bg

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