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Department of Legal Sciences

About the Department

The Legal Sciences Department has been operating as a part of the Faculty of Law since the 2007/2008 academic year, providing instruction for all our law students. The speciality was established as a part of "Administrative and Political Sciences" in the year Varna Free University was founded, while later it became a part of the Faculty of Law. The existence and advancement of the Faculty are possible thanks to the efforts of Professors Doko Dokov, PhD, and Tamara Hinova, PhD.

Head: Assoc. Prof. Yuliana Mladenova Mateeva, PhD
Tel.: +359-52-359-556
Faculty of Law Building – Room "Б"1

Secretary: Dilyana Vladimirova
Tel.: +359-52-359-562
Faculty of Law Building – Room "Б"9
Reception day: Week days, 9:00 - 11:00; 14:00 - 15:00

Teaching Staff

Tutor Office Tel. No. Office
Stankov, Boyan Rangelov, Prof., Sc.D    
Kunchev, Yonko Dimitrov, Prof., Sc.D.    
Borisov, Orlin Nikolov, Prof., Sc.D.    
Traykov, Zdravko Dimitrov, VFU Professor, PhD    
Valkanov, Valkan, VFU Professor, PhD    
Stamboliev, Ognyan Hristov, Professor, PhD    
Balabanova, Hristina Todorova, Professor, PhD    
Milkova, Dimitrina Antonova, Professor, PhD    
Naumova, Stefka Stefanova, Professor, PhD    
Stoyanov, Ivan Georgiev, Professor, PhD    
Tasev, Simeon Vladimirov, Professor, PhD    
Ruschev, Ivan Ruschev, Professor, PhD    
Mateeva, Ekaterina Ilieva, Professor, Sc.D.    
Bliznashki, Georgi Petkov, Professor, PhD    
Markov, Rumen Iliev, Professor, PhD    
Tsankov, Veselin Hristov, Professor, PhD    
Ilieva, Mariya Kostova, Professor, PhD    
Kostadinov, Emil, Professor, PhD    
Bilyarski, Ivan Aleksandrov, Assoc. Prof., Sc.D.    
Mateeva, Yuliana Mladenova, Assoc. Prof., PhD    
Markov, Marcho Penchev, Assoc. Prof., PhD    
Strashimirova, Ana Vladimirova, Assoc. Prof., PhD    
Radev, Orlin Stefanov, Assoc. Prof., PhD    
Grozdanov, Anton Kirilov, Assoc. Prof., PhD    
Koev, Stanislav Videv, Assoc. Prof., PhD    
Siderova, Emiliya Lyubomirova, Assoc. Prof., PhD    
Todor Kolarov, Assoc. Prof., PhD    
Boyka Cherneva, Assoc. Prof., PhD    
Zhivko Draganov, Assoc. Prof., PhD    
Emiliya Stankova, Assoc. Prof., PhD    
Boyko Rashkov, Assoc. Prof., PhD    
Petrova, Mirosveta, Assist. Prof., PhD    
Kalinova-Panova, Elisaveta Georgieva, Assist. Prof., PhD    
Yanka Tyankova, Assist. Prof., Ph. D    
Kovacheva, Galina Dimitrova, Ph.D.    
Stoyanova-Toneva, Yordanka Angelova, Assist. Prof.    
Angelova, Aleksandra Dobreva, Assist. Prof.    
Dimitrov, Dimitar Stoyanov, Assist. Prof.    
Petrova, Mariya Petrova, Assist. Prof.    
Lilova, Emiliya Tsvetkova, Assist. Prof.    
Nikolova, Galina Ivanova, Assist. Prof.    


Undergraduate MA Degree:



The speciality of Law provides master’s education and access to the professional qualification of Jurist, giving graduates the chance to embark on a career in any sphere of law, including any legal bodies (courts of law, prosecutor’s offices, and investigating authorities), the bar, the notariate, and any legal executive institutions, and public and local self-governance administrations, as well as any trade, business and international partnership organisations, etc. The curriculum is based on Bulgarian and international experience in teaching future jurists, and is complied with the Bulgarian law. The course comprises three types of disciplines: compulsory, elective and optional. It provides access to a mandatory minimum knowledge set, giving students the opportunity to choose their preferred subspecialty. The curriculums in all disciplines comprising the course of study, as regards theoretical issues, legislation and law enforcement, are based on the principles of interdisciplinarity and comparative legal approaches. During their studies, students attend work placements at municipalities, prosecutor’s offices and courts of justice. Upon successfully passing all state exams, graduates are awarded a professional qualification in law after a compulsory work placement and examination at the Ministry of Justice, in accordance with the Bulgarian Judicial System Act.


Postgraduate MA Degree:

  • Maritime law and Logistics

PhD Academic Degree:

  • 05.05.06 Constitutional Law
  • 05.05.08 Civil and Family Law
  • 05.05.15 International Law and Relations
  • 05.05.19 Forensic Science
  • 05.05.20 Criminology