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  • Assoc. Prof. Bogdan Yordanov  Ph.D.
(Administrative Law and Procedure)

(Financial Law; Tax Law)

(Constitutional Law)

(Administrative Law and Procedure; Medical Law)


Prof. Darina Zinovieva Ph.D.

Graduate of Sofia University Law Faculty, Master of Law, 1987.
Ph.D. since 1997; Associate Professor since 2001.
Professor of Administrative Law and Medical Law in Plovdiv University Law Faculty.
Senior research associate at Legal Science Institute of Bulgarian Academy of Science; Sofia.
Legal expert at Health Committee of 39th Parliament.
Member of National Ethics Committee of Transplantation at Council of Ministries.
Attorney at Sofia Bar.
Vice-president of Bulgarian Medical Law Association; Sofia, 1995 – 2002.
Independent expert at EU Commission, Brussels.
Specializations in Belgium, the United Kingdom, the USA and Spain.
Author of 7 books and more than 40 articles.


Prof. Emilia Drumeva Ph.D.

Graduate of Sofia University Law Faculty, Master of Law, 1969.
Junior judge at Sofia City Court 1971 – 1972. Ph.D. student of Comparative Constitutional Law at Sofia University Law Faculty (1973 – 1977), a doctor of law, research associate of national and comparative Constitutional Law at Legal Science Institute of Bulgarian Academy of Science; Sofia (1980 – 1995).
Professor of Constitutional Law at Law Faculty of Plovdiv University.
Head of Parliament Directorate “Legal and Law-making Activities”; 1990 – 2003.
Specialization and lectures at Max Plank Institute, Germany; specializations in Spain, Portugal, the USA, the UK and others.
Author of books and articles on Constitutional law and human rights.
Member of Central Electional Committee, 1990. Expert in national and international programs and committees.
Head of council of experts at Temporary Committee on Constitutional Ammendment at the Parliament, 2003.
Representative of Bulgaria in European Committee on Torture Prevention, 1997-2005; second mandate.
Elected for Constitutional Judge, Parliament quota, 2003 (information from Constitutional Court web site)


Prof. Emilia Kandeva Ph.D.

Graduate of Sofia University Law Faculty, Master of Law, 1961
Doctor of Law, 1972
Since 1988 ?. – senior researcher at Legal Science Institute at Bulgarian Academy of Science
Director of training programmes on Local Government Administration and Public Policy, Centre for Administration, Sofia, 1991-1993.
1992- 1993 – Director of the Centre for Administration at the Council of Ministers, Sofia, .
1998 �2004 professor and Dean of Law Faculty of Bourgass Free University
2003 – 2004 – Fulbright professor at Barry University, the USA
Teaching of Comparative Administrative Law and Public Administration in universities of the USA, the United Kingdom, Finland, Ireland, Turkey
Awarded with “Alena Brunowska” Award for Teaching Excellence in Public Administration, 2003
Awarded with golden medal “Sv. sv. Kiril and Metody” for achievements in the education and science, 1985.
Individual TEMPUS mobility award of the European Commission, 1991
Award of American Academic Society, 1983
Author of one hundred and eight publications on administrative law and procedure, administrative jurisdiction and the public administration.
Consultant of international programs on state’s administration and administrative jurisdiction. Active participation in drafting administrative legislation and interpretative decisions of the Supreme Administrative Court
Detailed CV (.doc)

 


Prof. Ivan Stoyanov Ph.D.

Graduate of Sofia University Law Faculty, Master of Law, 1978.
1981 – 1984 ?. – full-time Ph.D. researcher at Legal Science Institute of Bulgarian Academy of Science, Sofia. Research thesis “Financial Law Act”. Elected in 1985 for research associate in the same Institute. Since 1992 – senior research associate ?? rank.
Since 1999 – professor of Financial and Tax Law in Plovdiv University Law Faculty.
Main publications:
Tax Procedure, 1994.
Actual questions of the new tax procedure, 2000.
Harmonization of Bulgarian Tax Law With The European Tax Law. In “Harmonization of Bulgarian Legislation with EC Law” vol. 1, 1998.
Tax Law – General Section, 2002.
Tax Law – Special Section, 2003.


Prof. Veselin Tsankov Ph.D.

Graduate of Police Academy, Sofia, 1983.
Graduate of Law Faculty of Sofia University, Master of Law, 1988.
1994 – Educators training on Refugee Law in Oxford and Geneva.
1995 – 1996 – Specialization on Himan Rights in TEMPUS project, Sofia University Law Faculty and Association of Bulgarian Lawyers.
1996 – Ph.D. in at Legal Science Institute of Bulgarian Academy of Science, Sofia.
2001 – 2002 – specialization in EU law at Magistrates Training Centre
1983 – 1992 – lecturer on administrative law aspects of police work in Police Academy; publications in specialized journals.
1993 � 1995 – Deputy Director of National Bureau of Territorial Refuge and Refugees at Council of Ministers. Co-author of normative acts; publications in specialized journals.
Since 1996 – chief expert in Ministry of Jurisdiction
Since 1997 – professor in Plovdiv University Law Faculty of Constitutional Law, Election Law and Refugee Law
Since 2001 – Research Secretary of Legal Science Institute of Bulgarian Academy of Science, Sofia.
Since 2001 – senior research associate II rank in the Institute.


Prof. Georgi Penchev Ph.D.

Graduate of Sofia University Law Faculty, Master of Law, 1983.Since 1999 � professor of Ecology Law in Plovdiv University Law faculty
Since 1999 – senior research associate II rank in the Legal Science Institute of Bulgarian Academy of Science.
1990 – 1999 � research associate II and later I rank in the Institute.
1986 � 1989 – Ph.D. researcher in the Institute.
1984 – 1985 – legal expert in Patent Bureau
Member of Academic Youth Ecology Club (ecological NGO)


Chief Asst. Prof. Kostadin Shkretov

Graduate of Sofia University Law Faculty, Master of Law, 1997
1993-95 � Vice-President of European Law Students Association (ELSA) – Sofia
Since 1998 � Assistant Professor of Financial Law and Tax Law
Since 2001 � Ph.D. researcher at Plovdiv University Law Faculty. Ph.D. thesis � Supervision over Banking Activity. Tutor – Prof. Ivan Stoyanov.
2002-2005 � work on two projects of Scientific Research Fund of Plovdiv University
October 2002 � March 2003 � specialization in Vienna University of Economics and Business Administration


Chief. Asst. Prof. Hristo Paunov

Graduate of Plovdiv University Law Faculty, Master of Law, 1998
Since 2000 – Ph.D. researcher at Legal Science Institute of Bulgarian Academy of Science. Thesis – Subjective and Procedural Legal Aspects of Constitution Amendment. Tutor – Prof. Emilia Drumeva Ph.D.
Since 1999 – assistant professor of Constitutional Law in Plovdiv University Law Faculty
2000 – 2002 – Chairman of Bulgarian Red Cross Youth. National trainer and member of the National Council.
e-mail: paunov<@>uni-plovdiv.bg


Chief Asst. Prof. Konstantin Pehlivanov LL.M, Ph.D.

Graduate of Plovdiv University Law Faculty, Master of Law, 1999.
LL.M. European Union Law, Universiteit van Amsterdam, 2007. Master thesis “Proportionality Principle in EC law”.

Ph.D. since 2011, Ph.D. thesis “Central Governmental Authorities”
Since 2000 – assistant professor of Administrative Law and Procedure in Plovdiv University Law Faculty and Faculty of Economics and Social Science.
2002 – 2004 – Civic Education Project fellow.
2004 – 2005 – Academic Fellowship Program fellow
2004 – Research at Asser Institute, The Hague. Research thesis – Administrative Intervention on Behalf of Consumer Protection.

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