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Welcome to EURAXESS in Bulgaria

We provide information and assistance to mobile researchers and highly qualified specialists – by means of this portal and with the support of our national EURAXESS Local Contact Points (LoCPs). This portal contains practical information concerning professional and daily life, as well as information on job and funding opportunities. The LoCPs help researchers and their family to plan and organise their move to Bulgaria, providing assistance in all matters related to mobility.

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Living and Working in Bulgaria

Find out about all the free services EURAXESS provides to researchers and employers to help you with a range of issues including visa requirements, work regulations, taxation and social security.

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EURAXESS for Companies

EURAXESS support starts with matching offer and demand on the job market for researchers.

The EURAXESS Job portals has an archive of 18.000 active research CVs from all over the world, and on average 2.000 active job adverts on a daily basis. It is visited by 60.000 unique visitors per month. Your company can also post job adverts and consult CVs on-line.


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EURAXESS in Bulgaria

Bulgarian network includes contact persons, local contact points, based in universities and research organizations to serve of mobility of researchers. Local contact points ensure comprehensive and up-to-date information and personalized services to the mobile researchers and their families. The LoCP are at UNWE, Sofia provides the researchers with specialized information related to intellectual property rights.


Mentoring Programme

The Mentoring Programme “Shape the future of a Researcher coming to Europe” is dedicated to all researchers who are willing to share knowledge and expertise, make new contacts and create a professional relationship with someone from another part of the world.

The Programme encourages participation of both, highly skilled and early-stage researchers, to take part in it as mentors or as mentees.

Registration is free and only takes few minutes.


Programme for Supporting Coaches of Refugee Researchers

EURAXESS Bulgaria created several online tools for supporting the coaches of refugee researchers. If you would like to become one please visit the respective tool:


Online Basic Tool for Academic Coaches of Refugee Researchers

Online Advanced Tool for Academic Coaches of Refugee Researchers

Online Basic Tool for Industrial Coaches of Refugee Researchers

Online Advanced Tool for Industrial Coaches of Refugee Researchers


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New Bulletin Issue

The new edition of Sofia University Scientific Research Department Bulletin is now published and is available to download. Please, notice that part of the information is provided in Bulgarian language.

The ERA TALENT Call for Multiplying the Impact of EURAXESS Hubs

The ERA TALENT Call for Multiplying the Impact of EURAXESS Hubs is out! It offers distinct, targeted financial support to parties that are EURAXESS members but do not directly participate in the ERA TALENT project. The support is provided for enhancing career development or talent circulation

Webinar for EURAXESS Career Development tools

On October 25th a WEBINAR about EURAXESS Career Development tools took place. During the webinar the researchers had the opportunity to explore in an interactive way the tools and materials on the EURAXESS Career Development section. More information and video recordings can be found at the link

EURAXESS Smart Talks Podcast - Listen Now to Episode 4!

Listen now to Episode 4 of EURAXESS Smart Talks and learn about research careers in Switzerland! Join hosts Darja Aksjonova and Leah Nerenberg as they interview incredible guests, including: Maddalena Tognola, an expert from the Grant Office at the University of Bern Seraina Munton, Research &