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Vasil Levski National Military University, Bulgaria (NMU)

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76 Bulgaria Blvd.
5000
Veliko Tarnovo
Bulgaria
+359888316205,+359 62 618822 -
espetrova@nvu.bg
https://www.nvu.bg/
University
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Assoc. Prof. Dr. Elitsa Petrova (Lecturer, LEAR for Horizon)

Field of Activity


1. NATURAL SCIENCES
» Physics
» Chemistry

2. ENGINEERING
» Logistics
» Transport systems

4. HORIZONTAL ACTIVITIES
» Navigation, guidance, control and tracking

6. INFORMATION & COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGIES
» ICT applications
» Communication equipment and technologies

7. SOCIO-ECONOMIC SCIENCES AND THE HUMANITIES
» Human Sciences
» Social Sciences
» Political Sciences
» Ethic Research
» Legal Sciences

Core competencies

Vasil Levski National Military University is the heir of the rich traditions in the field of military
education and a successor of the first military school in Bulgaria, established in 1878.

The mission of “Vasil Levski” National Military University is to contribute to its graduates’ moral,
mental and physical strength and growth, to imbue them with the ideals of patriotism, duty and honor,
to form them as personalities and leaders capable of developing and implementing scientific
knowledge, of managing social and special structures in peacetime and in crises and of taking part in
national and multinational projects aiming at maintenance of security, peacekeeping, and
development of the society.


Main Tasks of Vasil Levski National Military University:
1. Training of cadets towards Bachelor’s Degree;
2. Training of civilian students towards Bachelor’s and Master’s Degrees
3. Training towards acquisition of Doctor’s degrees;
4. Training of officers in post graduate courses;
5. Carrying out scientific and applied research;
6. Publishing, cultural and sports activities.
NMU has also been assigned by the MoD to perform additional tasks to the interest of the country’s
defense:
1. NCO training and target qualification courses;
2. Training of career personnel for the needs of the Armed Forces.

H2020 Research Focus

  • Protecting the infrastructure of Europe and the people in the European smart cities
  • SU-INFRA01-2018-2019-2020: Prevention, detection, response and mitigation of combined physical and cyber threats to critical infrastructure in Europe
  • Disaster-Resilient Societies
  • SU-DRS01-2018-2019-2020: Human factors, and social, societal, and organisational aspects for disaster-resilient societies
  • SU-DRS03-2018-2019-2020: Pre-normative research and demonstration for disaster-resilient societies
  • Fight against Crime and Terrorism
  • SU-FCT01-2018-2019-2020: Human factors, and social, societal, and organisational aspects to solve issues in fighting against crime and terrorism
  • Border and External Security
  • SU-BES01-2018-2019-2020: Human factors, and social, societal, and organisational aspects of border and external security
  • General matters
  • Cybersecurity, Digital Privacy and Data Protection
  • SU-DS02-2020: Management of cyber-attacks and other risks

RTD Experience

 Project CoordinatorProject PartnerProject Acronyms
National Security Research ProjectsBG051PO001-4.3.04-0016 Project: New opportunities for
lifelong learning through modernization of the Center for
Distance Learning at the Vasil Levski National Military
University, OP Human Resources Development.
BG051PO001-3.1.07-0011 Project: Updating the
curriculum at the Vasil Levski National Military University
in accordance with the requirements of the labor
market, OP Human Resources Development.
BG051PO001-3.1.07-0011 Project: Student internships.
BG051PO001-3.1.09-003 Project: Development of a
modern system of training and career development of
teachers at the Vasil Levski National Military University,
OP Human Resources Development
Project No. PMNF 01/41 Procedure for support of
international scientific forums held in the Republic of
Bulgaria, Vasil Levski National Military University -
Faculty of Artillery, Air Quality and CIS - Shumen
Project № BG05M2OP001-2.009-0001-С01 Support for the
development of human resources and the research
potential of the Vasil Levski National Military University
for its promotion as a modern knowledge center
Other Security Research Projects Vasil Levski National Military University has been working
on the Erasmus program since its start in Bulgaria and is
the first military university in Europe that became part
of the program.
The university holds Charters for the period:
• 2003-2006 – „Socrates” - 83399-IC-1-1999-1-BG-
ERASMUS-EPS-1
• 2007-2013 – „Lifelong Learning” - 83399-IC-1-2007-
1-BG-ERASMUS-EUC-1;
• 2014-2020 – „Erasmus+”- 83399-LA-1-2014-1-BG-
E4AKA1-ECHE-1


Inserted / Updated
2018-04-23 / 2019-03-26