Bachelor History and Contemporary Times (Program at NBU)

Specialty: History
Professional Qualification: Historian
Professional Field: History and Archaeology

Sixth Semester:

Course Program/ 6 standard courses/
1. Roman Imperial System – Continuity and Discontinuity
2. Cultural Consequences in Bulgarian Lands
3. Bulgaria in XV-XVII centuries
4. Religions, Policies, Personalities: From Wycliffe to Richelieu
5. Southeastern Europe Between the Two World Wars
6. Europe and the Bulgarian National Revival

Extracurricular educational forms / 4 courses/
1. Independent Study “Bulgarian Revivalists”
2.Independent Study “UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Bulgaria”
3. Independent Study “Bulgarians in the Ottoman Empire”
4. Independent Study The Church and Worldly Powers in Europe”

Seventh Semester:

Course Program/ 6 standard courses/
1. The Balkans in the Bi-Polar World
2. Balkan Nations in the New Era
3. International Relations in the 20th Century
4. Ethnic Origins and National Identity
5. The Cold War
6. The Institutions of the Ottoman Empire

Extracurricular educational forms / 4 courses/
1. Independent Study “Publishing Documents on the Internet”
2. Independent Study “Ethnic Origins and National Identity”
3. Independent Study “The Cold War and Regional Conflicts”
4. Independent Study “The World of Mega Myths”

Eighth Semester:

Course Program/ 6 standard courses/
1. Europe and the Birth of Global History – Discoveries and Colonies
2. The Commintern, USSR and the Balkans
3. Development of the Institutional System in Bulgaria
4. Bulgarian Diplomatic History
5. The Great Powers and the Bulgarian National Question
6. Forbidden Knowledge

Extracurricular educational forms / 4 courses/
1. Student seminar “The Bulgarian Lands: Crossroad of Religions”
2. Seminar “Discoveries and Colonies”
3. Independent Study “Atheism in Totalitarian Bulgaria”
4. Independent Study “Leaders of the Liberation Movement”