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UNIVERSITY OF FORESTRY

Faculty of Forestry

gorsko stopanstvo

Wildlife Management Department

Address and Contact:

University of Forestry, 10 Kliment Ohridski Blvd., 1797, Sofia, BULGARIA
Faculty of Forestry
Wildlife Management Department is situated in building A, 1st floor, Lab 114.
Phone: +359-2-91907 ext. 217, +359-888-708613, Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

History: The Department of Wildlife Management was established in 1949 and its first head was Prof. Metodi Ruskov. Since 2007 the Department is headed by Assoc. Prof. Dr. Hristo Mihailov.

Facilities: Five halls and one Lab are equiped and specialized for the training process: Zoology (№ 9), Game Management (№ 113), Fisheries Management (№ 113a and № 520 and Lab № 114.

Department head is Associate Professor Hristo Danchev Mihailov, PhD – building А, 3rd floor, office 319, phone +359-2-91907 ext. 447.

Anita Mihaylova Yaneva is responsible for logistics of the training process – building А, 1st floor, Lab № 114, Phone: +359-2-91907 ext. 217.

Academic Staff: The Department staff includes two associate professors and six assistant professors.
• Assoc. Prof. Dr. Hristo Danchev Mihailov – Head of the Department;
• Assoc. Prof. Dr. Boyan Petrov Milchev;
• Assist. Prof. Dr. Stoyan Ivanov Stoyanov;
• Assist. Prof. Dr. Gradimir Valentinov Gruychev;
• Assist. Prof. Dr. Nikolay Dyankov Kodzhabashev;
• Assist. Prof. Dr. Vasil Ivanov Kolev;
• Assist. Prof. Martina Vasileva Stancheva;
• Assist. Prof. Evlogi Emilov Angelov.

They teach the following subjects:
• Game Biology and Management;
• Wildlife Management;
• Hunting and Fishing Tourism;
• Raising Game Birds and Mammals;
• Hunting Tourist Resources;
• Fishing Tourist Resources;
• Garden Wildlife;
• Game and Fish Protection;
• Cynology.
• Fisheries Management;
• Aquaculture Management;
• Management of water basins for sport fishing;
• Zoology;
• Zoology of Vertebrates;
• Wildlife Conservation;
• Biotic Monitoring (Zoo Monitoring);
• Biodiversity Conservation and Establishment of Ecological Network;

Core Research Areas:
• Zoology;
• Ground Beetles Ecology;
• Ornithology;
• Wildlife Ecology and Conservation;
• Biodiversity and Genetic Conservation;
• Raising of Game and Fish species;
• Wildlife Management;
• Population Ecology;
• Game Management;
• Garden Wildlife;
• Aquaculture Management;

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