The Academic Council defines and implements the overall university educational, academic and human resources policies and passes resolutions on the university structure and teaching load. The Council approves university degree programmes, types of education and student degrees and issues teaching and research guidelines. The Council consists of 53 members, who are professorial and non-professorial members of faculty, students, doctoral students, and admin staffers. As per Bulgaria’s Higher Education Act, the Board of Trustees sits in the Academic Council and trustees have the right to vote.
The Rector presides over Academic Council meetings and is in charge of the overall university activities. The Rector is assisted by four Vice-Rectors and Assistant Rector.
Board of Trustees
The Board of Trustees supports University of Economics – Varna in its pledge of results-driven and transparent governance, high-quality education and training. The Board consists of eight trustees, who are university sponsors; influential public opinion-makers; representatives of employer, industry and professional organizations; representatives of UE – Varna Student Council, of Varna Municipality and of the Minister of Education and Science.