Nikola Vaptsarov Naval Academy ranks second among maritime universities

A benchmarking project by the International Association of Maritime Universities placed Nikola Vaptsarov Naval Academy as the second most prestigious institution of maritime higher education in the world. The universities were ranked according to three performance indicators: global engagement, research output, and education measures, with data of that type released for the first time. In [...]

By | 2020-02-28T11:21:35+00:00 February 24th, 2020|2020 en, Events, Important, News|0 Comments

Naval Academy celebrates 139th anniversary

A solemn ceremony to mark 139 years from the establishment of the oldest technical school in Bulgaria, Nikola Vaptsarov Naval Academy, took place on 9 January 2020. On this day the Naval Academy celebrates its history, created by generations of Bulgarian seafarers who dedicated their lives to service to the Motherland and to love of [...]

By | 2020-01-23T22:11:31+00:00 January 23rd, 2020|2020 en, News, upcoming|0 Comments

Naval Academy opens its own Astronomical Observatory

A Maritime Astronomical Observatory was opened at Nikola Vaptsarov Naval Academy in Varna. It is a new scientific research structure at the Centre for Air and Space Observations of the Academy. The Maritime Astronomical Observatory will conduct research of inner space objects - astronomical bodies (the Sun, the planets, comets, asteroids, meteoroids), variable stars, supernovae [...]

By | 2020-01-23T21:41:03+00:00 January 23rd, 2020|2020 en, Events, News|0 Comments


The 20 th Annual General Assembly (AGA) of the International Association of Maritime Universities (IAMU) took place from 30 October to 2 November 2019 in Japan. More than 60 universities participated in the forum, including Nikola Vaptsarov Naval Academy, represented by its Rector, Flotilla Admiral Prof. Boyan Mednikarov, and the Deputy for Education and Science, [...]

By | 2019-11-29T14:53:33+00:00 November 29th, 2019|2019 en, Events, international projects, News|0 Comments

Charity auction at Naval Academy

A charity auction to raise funds for the completion of Sveti Nikola (St Nicholas) Orthodox church inthe campus park was organised on 30 October 2019 at the Library of Nikola Vaptsarov Naval Academy. The auction was attended by the Academy’s leadership, administration, military and civilian students.They brought in different instruments, souvenirs, decorations, and other unwanted [...]

By | 2019-11-29T14:42:54+00:00 November 29th, 2019|2019 en, Events, News|0 Comments

New occupational field at Naval Academy: Communications and Computer Equipment

On 29 March 2018 the Accreditation Council of the National Evaluation and Accreditation Agency (NEEA) confirmed the decision by the Permanent Committee on Technical Sciences to launch the occupational field of education 5.3 Communications and Computer Equipment at Nikola Vaptsarov Naval Academy. That was preceded by a visit at the Naval Academy by an expert [...]

By | 2019-11-29T14:30:31+00:00 November 29th, 2019|2018 en, News|0 Comments

Course in countering WMD threat at Naval Academy

Nikola Vaptsarov Naval Academy hosted a five-day course dedicated to the subject of countering a weapons of mass destruction (WMD) threat in a maritime environment from 21 to 25 October 2019. The training was delivered by the Office of Defense Cooperation at the US Embassy and the Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA) in partnership with [...]

By | 2019-11-29T13:54:29+00:00 November 29th, 2019|2019 en, courses, international projects, News|0 Comments

Naval Academy marks 60th anniversary of Shipbuilding programme establishment

Sixty years from the establishment of Shipbuilding as a major were celebrated on 11 October 2019 at Nikola Vaptsarov Naval Academy. The formal ceremony was attended by representatives of the first class to graduate from the Shipbuilding programme (1959 – 1964), the Deputy for Education and Science – Captain (N) Prof. Kalin Kalinov, the Dean [...]

By | 2019-11-29T13:31:37+00:00 November 29th, 2019|2019 en, Celebration, Events, News|0 Comments

Japanese Culture Course

On 23 September 2019, a one-year course in Japanese language and culture is set to start at the Naval Academy under a joint programme of the Academy with the Japanese International Cross-cultural exchange Association (ICEA). The classes will be held twice a week (Wednesdays for Conversation, and Thursdays for Culture) from 1630 to 1800 hrs, [...]

By | 2019-10-09T13:14:13+00:00 October 9th, 2019|2019 en, courses, News, students|0 Comments

The courses conducted under the DivSea Project were successfully completed at Nikola Vaptsarov Naval Academy

On 25 May 2018 at Nikola Vaptsarov Naval Academy, two courses were successfully completed as part of the DivSea project, Diversification of seafarers’ employability paths through collaborative development of competences and certification – Erasmus+ Key Action 2 project in the field of Strategic partnership for vocational education and training, with beneficiary: Constanta Maritime University (CMU), [...]

By | 2018-05-30T23:16:50+00:00 May 30th, 2018|2018 en, News, projects|0 Comments