ВТУ "Тодор Каблешков"

Visit to Sofia District Information Point of EU Structural Funds


On 24 March 2014 the Department of Humanities and Foreign Languages organized a visit to Sofia District Information Point of the EU Structural Funds for the students who study European Economic Integration in the Bachelor’s programme in Transport Economics. The meeting was attended by Elsa Grigorova, Manager of the District Information Point; Lina Savova, expert in Communication and Information and Madlen Georgieva, expert in Information Support and Services.
The students and teachers Dr Anna Dzhaleva Chonkova, Senior lecturer, and Assist. Prof. Ivan Petkov were acquainted with the activities of the District Information Point related to dissemination of information, consultancy and support in developing project ideas. The presentations made by Ms Madlen Georgieva showed the stages in the creation of operational programs in Bulgaria for the period 2014-2020 and the procedures of applying for support of the EU structural funds and using the allocated grants. According to the students’ interests, it was emphasized on the Operational Programme on Transport and Transport Infrastructure as well as on opportunities for young people to participate in activities in the fields of education and research.
The team of the District Information Point presented the recently launched nationwide competition for youth project entitled "To create European projects together" aimed at young people aged 17 to 21 aimed to acquaint them with the basic rules and procedures in developing projects funded by the EU funds and operational programmes in 2014-2020. Informational and advertising materials were provided for the university library.