About VFU "Chernorizets Hrabar"

Two diplomas for the economy of the future

    In August 2016, an agreement for partnership between the first university of economics in Russia –Plekhanov Russian UniversityofEconomics andVarna Free University "Chernorizets Hrabar" was signed.



    The agreement has been prepared on the initiative of the Republican Scientific Research Institute of Intellectual Property (RSRIIP) -  the only specialized scientific organization in the field of intellectual property in Russia and the countries of the Eurasian Economic Union with the support of the Sustainable Development of Bulgaria Foundation.



    Under the agreement, a joint training of students in the Master's degree programme of Commercialization Management of Intellectual Property will be launched as early as the 2016/17 academic year.  

    During their studies, students will have the opportunity to participate in placements and internships at Bulgarian and Russian centres working in the field of intellectual property as well as at the Corporation for Intellectual Property at RSRIIP. At the end of their training, they will receive two diplomas - Russian and European, and taking into consideration the potential for development of cooperation with the UN, they will also be awarded a Certificate by the World Intellectual Property Academy.

    The purpose of the Master’s degree programme is to prepare competitive specialists in one of the most sought after contemporary areas such as intellectual property.

    In November, the two partner universities provide for the organization of workshops and master classes as part of the programmes for obtaining additional professional qualification as well as joint teaching of basic disciplines of the specializations in the topics related to intellectual property within the framework of distance learning and international innovative cooperation between Bulgarian and Russian organizations.

by ВСУ Черноризец Храбър