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UNIVERSITY OF FORESTRY

Faculty of Business Management

FSU

The Faculty of Business Management (FBM) at the University of Forestry, Sofia was established by decision, made by the Academic Board of the University of Forestry in 1995.

The Faculty of Business Management (FBM) has been accredited and developed as a modern European educational and scientific centre in the area of economic sciences in the field of forestry, forest industry, agriculture, natural resources and tourism.

The Mission of the Faculty of Business Management is to ensure development of science, high quality education and competitively trained specialists in the area of economic sciences in the field of forestry, forest industry, agriculture, natural resources and tourism.

The educational objectives set by the academic staff of the FBM are:

  • To train competitive and adaptable university graduates in the educational and qualification degrees of Bachelor of Sciences and Master of Sciences;
  • To maintain and develop conditions ensuring high quality and competitiveness of the education and scientific research in scientific disciplines in the field of social, economic and legal sciences.
  • To provide students and lecturers with mobility opportunities as well as conditions for ongoing training of specialists, graduated from other professional fields and specialities.

The main tasks, performed by the faculty staff in order to fulfill their mission and objectives, are:

1. The establishment, maintenance and development of educational standards and conditions for training of university graduates for the needs of:

  • Speciality of Business Management – Bachelor of Sciences, full-time studies;
  • Speciality of Business Management - Master of Sciences, full-time studies;
  • Speciality of Alternative Tourism - Bachelor of Sciences, full-time studies
  • Speciality of Management of Alternative Tourism Master of Sciences, full-time studies.

2. The maintenance and development of the Quality Management System in the FBM in accordance with the certified QMS adopted by the University of Forestry in the training in the professional fields of Administration and Management and Tourism.

3. The establishment and development of conditions for training and scientific research in the priority areas of economics, management and organization of forestry, forest industry, agriculture, natural resources and alternative tourism.

The Faculty is a leading educational and scientific centre in the field of management and sustainable development. It is the driving force and organization body of one of the most popular and prestigious forums in this field – THE INTERNATIONAL SCIENTIFIC CONFERENCE MANAGEMENT AND SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT, Yundola.

The Faculty of Business Administration since 1999 publishes the scientific Journal "MANAGEMENT AND SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT" in three languages - Bulgarian, English and Russian.

The academic staff of the FBM (up to 2017) is comprised of professors, associate professors and assistant professors with permanent labour contract with the University of Forestry, working in 4 departments, located in the central building (Building A) – III and IV floors and the Educational and Laboratory Building at the University of Forestry.

The Dean of the Faculty of Business Management is Prof. Ivan Paligorov, PhD and vice dean of faculty is Assoc. Prof. Stanislava Kovacheva, PhD

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