Media and Public Communications Department Has Turned Five Years
For already 5 years the team of Media and Public Communications Department makes serious efforts to be strengthened the professional field of Public Communications and Information Sciences at the UNWE. Achieving that purpose – by work and dedication – is measured by the preparation of Bachelors of Science in speciality Media and Journalism which exists for already 10 years, by the four Masters Programmes of the Department and by the management of 10 Doctoral students, three of which has already defended their theses successfully.
The realized activity is not a little: many published monograph researches and scientific articles part of which are placed in international referent editions with impact factor; e-magazine Media and Public Communications awarded from the Bulgarian Journalists Union in the category “E-site” and rewarded by a Golden plaque (Prof. Dr. Lyubomir Staykov); academic practice in Bachelor`s and Master`s degree by the participation of the most eminent Bulgarian journalists and PR experts (Assoc. Prof. Dr. Svetla Tsakova); faculty bilingual scientific magazine Infrastructure and Communications (Assoc. Prof. Dr. Tsvetam Kulevski); Observatory on Economics of Culture which has turned into indisputable factor in Bulgarian public and political life (Assoc. Prof. Dr. Bilyana Tomova, Doctoral student Diana Andreeva).
It is prepared a new, better academic plan of the speciality Media and Journalism for the academic year 2013 – 2014 and in the autumn of 2013 will be admitted students also in the new speciality Media – Economy which doesn`t have analogous one in Bulgarian higher education. The UNWE Newspaper is issued by the support of the Department (Chief Assist. Dr. Stela Konstantinova) and students from the speciality Media and Journalism. The new site of the Department makes the academic and administrative life of the Department absolutely transparent; on its official webpage in Facebook the Department is in contact with more than 450 active followers of its and an own channel in Youtube is created (Chief. Assist. Dr. Martin Osikovski). In a process of preparation is a jubilee scientific conference devoted to the 160th Anniversary from the birth of Prof. Stephan Bobchev (Assoc. Prof. Dr. Ivailo Hristov); it lies ahead the start of the academic TV studio and university television to the UNWE.
Happy 5th Birthday of the Media and Public Communications Department!