Konstantin Preslavsky University of Shumen

Konstantin Preslavsky University of Shumen is one of the five classical public universities in Bulgaria it is recognized as a leading university that offers modern facilities for education, scientific researches and creative work.  It was founded in 1971.

It has in a large number of fields of study. The number of students currently varies between seven and eight thousand, who study in more than a hundred Bachelor, Master Degree and Doctoral Programmes, offered by the five faculties within the University, the College in Dobrich, and the Department for Qualification and Life Long Learning in the city of Varna. The University is also a member of the European Universities Association (EUA).

 The key persons involved in the project have a great experience in organization, coordination of projects and events, related to the sports. The department of Theory and Methodology of Physical Education and Sports serves to all Majors at Shumen University and teaches students the subject Sports and offers 10 different types of sports. Shumen University offers the Major Pedagogy of teaching physical education which trains students to become teachers in physical education and sports. In this Major there have studied many European, Olympic, and worldwide famous champions. Shumen University also offers specialties related to the Pedagogy, Special Educational Needs of children and trains highly qualified specialists to work with children with disabilities.

Shumen University is located in the East-north region in Bulgaria with many people from Turkish, Armenian, Russian, Ukrainian and Roma origin, or disadvantaged groups and background. The mission of Shumen University fosters social inclusion of students and works actively against prevention of contemporary forms of discrimination, intolerance and violence in sports providing highly qualified specialists with the best state of the art teaching and training methods.

The academia has contributed significantly to various branches of science and has participated in a number of international educational and scientific projects. The university alumni are an integral part of the academic community. Shumen University graduates work as university lectures, scientists, teachers, government officials, politicians, businessmen, and cultural and sport leaders in Bulgaria and abroad.