The Bulgarian Academy of Sciences employs highly qualified and internationally recognized specialists with in-depth knowledge in contemporary areas of science. It is therefore natural for scientists from BAS to try to pass on their knowledge, experience and skills to young people wishing to pursue science. In this connection, BAS takes special care of the education of PhD students, students and pupils.
The research units at the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences are accredited for doctoral training in dozens of programs. For the effective coordination of the activities related to the training of PhD students, the PhD Training Center specialized unit was created. In 2016, 522 doctoral students were taught at BAS.
Along with higher education institutions from and outside Bulgaria, programs are organized for the training of students in”Bachelor” and “Master” degrees .
The Academy is a leading center for enhancing teachers’ qualifications, and a number of initiatives aimed at improving secondary and primary education have become traditional.