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Title, name:  H.A. Prof. Mimi Kornazheva


Department of European Studies, Faculty of  Business and Management, “Angel Kanchev” University of Ruse
Bulgarian-Romanian Interuniversity Europe Center


Lecturer;  Director of Bulgarian-Romanian Interuniversity Europe Center

Teaching Experience:

European Studies Bachelor Programme:
Introduction into European Integration Professional Communication in the EU (in English)
European Studies Master Programme at BRIE:
European Integration (in English)

Supervising  European Studies graduate and post-graduate students

Major Fields of Scientific Research:

European integration:

  • European integration as an interdisciplinary  field for teaching and learning
  • Europe of the regions   
  • Cross-border cooperation
  • EU policies

International relations:

  • New security paradigm

Membership in Scientific or Professional Bodies:

Since 1997 – Member of Bulgarian Union of Scientists

Since 1996 – Member of International Association of Crosscultural Competence and Management-Vienna

2002-2004 – Member of  Steering Committee of Association for Regional Development of Ruse District

Since 2001 – Member of Steering Committee of Elias Canetti International Society

International Experience:

Since 2009 – Tuning EU expert  (Bulgarian Info Point)
Since 2008  - Tuning EU expert for Georgia
Since 2007 - Tuning EU expert for Russia
Since 2007 –  In charge of European Documentation Center        

2006 –2008 -  Founder President of  Ruse Club of Zonta International  (international NGO)

Since 2003 – Director of Bulgarian-Romanian Interuniversity Europe Center

Participation in Projects:

2007 – 2008   Project leader  of  BRIDGE (Bulgarian-Romanian Initiative for Democracy as a Guard-post of Europe), a PHARE CBC project

Since 2008 – Tuning  Sectoral Framework fоr Social sciences

Since 2003 – Tuning Educational Structures in Europe (Socrates-Tempus)

2001-2007 – Establishing BRIE, a project of the Stability Pact for South Eastern Europe, coordinated by the German Rectors’ Conference

2000 - 2005- Network for European Studies in South Eastern Europe
(German Rectors’ Conference and DAAD funded project)

1996-1999 - Bulgarian Management Institutions Development, British Know How Fund project

1996 -Tempus SME 1072-95 on Faculty Management

1995 – 1998 - Tempus JEP 07604-94 on Provision of Languages and European Studies at Bulgarian Universities


Research projects:

2004 – 2005 “Models of promoting and sustaining the tourism in the Danube areas” . PHARE – CBC project RO 01 03.05 – BG 0107.04

2003 –2004  “Theory and methods in the study of intercultural knowledge and interaction” – a project of the Research Institute for European Affairs, Vienna University of Economics and Business administration and the European Commission,Research DG, Human potential programme, High level scientific conferences.

2000 - 2001   “Europe of the Regions- Implications for Bulgaria” - aproject, financed by the Bulgarian Ministry of Education and Research

2001 – 2002   “Prospects for a Euroregion at the Danube Bridge” – a project, financed by the German Federal Ministry of Education

1996 – 1998   “Culture and Management – Management and Culture”, funded by the Research Institute for European Studies, VUEBA

Principal publications (max 10):

Корнажева, M.  Език и идентичност.  Опит за диахронен анализ в европейски контекст ( под печат)
Корнажева, М.  Европейската регионална идентичност в интеграционен контекст. В: Научни трудове на Русенски университет. Том 384, серия 1. Европеистика.  Европейски идентичности. Русе, 2001, 105 -113
Kornazheva,M., C. Apostol.  Cross-Border Cooperation in Academic Quality Assurance. The Case of European Studies Master Program at BRIE. In: Strategii de Asigurare si Evaluare a Calitatii in Invatamant. Bucuresti. 18-19 mai 2007
Kornazheva, M. Bulgarian-Romanian Interuniversity Europe  Center . In: Higher Education Reform Projects in South-Eastern Europe. HRK Commitment 1999-2006. Bonn, 2007. pp 78 – 86
Kornazheva, M. Opportunities and Threats to the Efficiency of Cross-Border Co-operation. (The Case of Bulgarian-Romanian Interuniversity Europe Centre). In: Efficiency, Legality, Ethics. 16th  Academic Scientific  Session of the Teaching staff and Experts, organized by University Centre of Brasov and the National Institute of Economic Research at the Romanian Academy. 12-13 May 2006, pp 679-689
Kornazheva, M., C.- G. Apostol.  BRIE – a Case of Intercultural Dialogue and Interaction. In: Intercultural education in the context of Romania’s integration in European Union. Editura  ASE. Bucuresti 2006. pp 48 – 56.
Корнажева, M. Учебна програма по дисциплината Въведение в европейската интеграция от учебния план на специалност Европеистика.  В: Научни трудове на Русенски университет. Том 44, серия 5.3. Европеистика. Русе, 2005, 114-122 
Корнажева, M. Политики при управление на границите: български опит в процеса на подготовка за членство в ЕС. В: Научни трудове на Русенски университет. Том 44, серия 5.3. Европеистика. Русе, 2005, 138 -166 
Kornazheva, M. Intercultural Aspects of BRIE Management. In: Trans-Uni. Management Problems of Co- Operating International Universities in Border Regions. International conference at  Collegium Polonicum. 12-14 November  2004, pp 113 – 124 
Kornazheva, M. Risks and Opportunities of Trans-Frontier Cooperation in Higher Education. The Case of Bulgarian-Romanian Interuniversity Europe Centre – BRIE. В: Научни трудове на Русенски университет. Том 41, серия 5.2. Европеистика. Русе, 2004, с. 177 -197 



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