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The partner organizations implementing the project:

Association "Initiatives for Youth and Academic Development"

Master Program "Translator-Editor" at Sofia University

Department of Bulgarian Studies at the University of Heidelberg, Germany

Department of South-Slavic and Balkan Studies at the Philosophical Faculty of the Charles University in Prague

Ca 'Foscari University, Venice

The team

Project leader:

Assoc. prof. PhD Daria Karapetkova

Amelia Licheva

Professor PhD

Vice Dean of the Faculty of Slavic Studies of Sofia University, director of the Translation and Editing Master’s Degree Programme, literary critic, and editor-in-chief of the Literary Gazette.

Daria Karapetkova

Associate professor PhD

Director of the Italian Profile of the Translation and Editing Master’s Degree Programme, lecturer in translation studies and in Italian language at the Department of Romance Studies at the Faculty of Classical and Modern Philology of Sofia University, literary critic and translator from Italian into Bulgarian. .

Chavdar Parushev


President of IMAR, translator, and teacher of specialised translation from English into Bulgarian and from Bulgarian into English.

Lyudmil Veselinov


Artist, who would act as consultant on the website and online forum design

Ruzha Muskurova


Translator from and to English language, system administrator of Faculty of Slavic Studies, Sofia University "St Kliment Ohridski"

Reneta Kileva

Associate professor PhD

Head of the Department of German and Scandinavian Studies at the Sofia University, lecturer in translation studies, teacher of specialized translation from German to Bulgarian and from Bulgarian to ferman, translator from German language

Blagovest Zlatanov

Associate professor PhD

Head of the Bulgarian Studies Program at the Institute for Slavic Studies of Heidelberg University, lecturer in translation studies and translator.

Božana Niševa


Specialist in Czech Language and Literature and in Bulgarian Studies, senior assistant in the Southern Slavic and Balkan Studies Department at the Faculty of Philosophy of Charles University in Prague. She teaches a number of disciplines in the field of Bulgarian Studies, including seminar classes on literary and specialised translation from Bulgarian into Czech and from Czech into Bulgarian.

Iliana Krapova


Lecturer at Ca' Foscari University of Venice

Assya Assenova

Associate professor PhD

Lecturer in Bulgarian language in the Department of Linguistics and Comparative Cultural Studies at Sofia University

Iveta Tasheva


Doctor of Medical Science, is one of the leading Bulgarian cardiologists. She is the Head of the Cardiology Clinic at Sofiamed University Hospital. Iveta Tasheva defended her doctoral dissertation at the Medical Faculty of Sofia University. She teaches Translation of medical terminology at the Masters of Art programme "Translator-Editor" at Sofia University.