The Center for Postgraduate Professional and Continuing Education at the FJMC is a service unit from the structure of Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski”. The Center organizes and conducts short-term and long term postgraduate qualification courses in the field of journalism, media, public communication, public relations, advertising, and book publishing, for people with secondary education, professional Bachelors, students, and people who have high education. The Center organizes and conducts international conferences, seminars, symposiums, and workshops in the field of journalism, media, public communication, public relations, advertising, and book publishing.
Part of the training are lecturers and experts from the FJMC and from other faculties and departments at SU “St. Kliment Ohridski”, specialists from Bulgaria and abroad, technical specialists. People, who graduated from the qualification courses and trainings, are awarded with certificates from Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski”.
Administrative Secretary – Milena Banova
Cabinet 32, II floor
Lecturers: Chief. Asst. Prof. Dr. Antoan Bozhinov, Dr. Zafer Galibov, Lyubomir Tsenev, Eng. Nikolay V. Vassilev, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Rossen Kolarov.
The static photographic image is deeply integrated in the culture of contemporary technologic civilization. The course includes introduction to the classical and digital photographic processes and the basic fields of their application. It includes the following disciplines: Fundamentals of the Photographic Process; History of Photography; Composition in Photography; Documental Photography; Digital Photography; Press Photography; Advertising and Applied Photography; Scientific Photography; Artistic Photography; Photo Practice; Photo Laboratory.
Acquisition of skills for the usage of professional photographic technology, accessories and lighting. Acquisition of fundamental knowledge for the structure and the content of the photo image and its role in contemporary communications.
Study Discipline Lecturer Number of classes/ seminars
- Fundamentals of Photography Eng. Nikolay Vassilev 20 20/0
- History of Photography Chief Asst. Prof. Dr. Antoan Bozhinov 10 10/0
- Composition Chief Asst. Prof. Dr. Antoan Bozhinov 10 10/0
- Documental Photography Prof. Dr. Rossen Kolarov 20 20/0
- Digital Photography Lyubomir Tsenev 20 20/0
- Press Photography Dr. Zafer Galibov 20 20/0
- Scientific Photography Eng. Nicolay Vassilev 20 20/0
- Advertising and Applied Photography Chief Asst. Prof. Dr. Antoan Bozhinov 10 10/0
- Artistic Photography Chief Asst. Prof. Dr. Antoan Bozhinov 20 20/0
- Photo Practice Dr. Zafer Galibov 20 20/0
- Photo Laboratory Chief Asst. Prof. Dr. Antoan Bozhinov
The course is realized in two modules with a duration of 7 and 8 weeks with a break of 1 week between them. The courses are realized four times weekly from Monday to Thursday from 18:30 h with a duration of 3 studying hours. At the beginning of the course every student has an opportunity to choose one of the lecturers as a supervisor for their diploma paper. A term of one month is provided for preparing the diploma paper at the end of the course.
Creation of photo images and free work with the expressive means of photography in its different applications.
Requirements for the participants: Basic skills for work with a photo camera, high or secondary education.
Duration: 180 hours
Certificate: For Postgraduate qualification from SU “St. Kliment Ohridski”
Type of exam: Course works for the different disciplines and diploma paper.
Price: 830 BGN – paid on two equal payments – when enrolling and after the first module (in the middle of the course).
Minimal number of participants: 10
The course starts after the acceptation of documents of the minimal number of participants.
People who want to participate in the course, should contact the course supervisor Antoan Bozhinov on email: email@example.com, or via phone 08 88 20 21 62.
Artistic Photography (for Advanced Applicants)
Chief Asst. Prof. Dr. Antoan Bozhinov
Photography is the most popular hobby in the world and simultaneously one of the main contemporary visual arts. The course includes a historical review of trends in the development of artistic photography and analysis of the place of media in contemporary art.
Acquisition of knowledge of the language and means of expression of artistic photography in historical aspect and nowadays. Acquisition of skills for creation of artistic photographic product.
Knowledge and skills in the field of artistic photography.
Requirements for the participants: Basic knowledge in the field of creation of a photo image, high or secondary education.
Duration: 30 hours – 2 hours during the weekend.
Certificate: for Postgraduate Qualification from SU “St. Kliment Ohridski”
Form of exam: Test and course work
Price: 210 BGN
Minimal number of participants: 10
For additional information, you should contact the course supervisor Antoan Bozhinov on email: firstname.lastname@example.org
For consultations and enrollment for the courses you should contact the Administrative secretary – Mrs. Milena Banova, Cabinet 32, Telephone: 02/9308202, email: email@example.com
Visiting Hours: every Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday from 11:00 to 15:00 h.
- Copy of the diploma for secondary or high education;
- Copy of payment confirmation document for the fee.
Bank transfer from branches of every commercial bank (without BNB) to the bank account of SU “St. Kliment Ohridski”:
Importer: three names, FJMC – Center for Postgraduate Professional and Continuing Education
BNB – Central Governance
IBAN: BG52 BNBG9661 3100 1743 01
Bank: BNB; BIC CODE: BNBGBGSD
Holder: SU “St. Kliment Ohridski”