1 February 1947 – The Bulgarian National Assembly voted a new law, which restored the old name – BAS. The Academy was defined as “the highest scientific institution in the country”, “a state institution with its own creative, organizational and administrative life”, which was under the authority of Council of Ministers.
27-28 February 1947 – adoption of the Statute of BAS
On 4 March 1947, Todor Pavlov was elected President of the Academy.
In September 1949, the structure of BAS was changed. The departments and branches were replaced by 7 divisions for: physics, mathematics and technical sciences; geological-geographic and chemical sciences; biological and medical sciences; history, archaeology and philosophy; legal and economic sciences; linguistics, ethnography and literature; fine arts and culture. The institutes of the Academy were defined as the main research bodies of BAS.
New regulations for the PhD degree at BAS were adopted in 1951.
1957 – Agreements were concluded with the Polish Academy of Sciences, the German Academy of Sciences at Berlin, the German Academy of Agricultural Sciences, the Czechoslovak Academy of Sciences and the Academy of the People’s Republic of Romania.
1960 – a Technical Sciences division was established at BAS with the following institutes: Institute of Energetics, Technical Institute, Institute of Urban Planning and Architecture. The division of Technical Sciences also had separate sections on automation and telemechanics and on metal science and metal technology.
In the picture: Academician Todor Pavlov