D.A Tsenov Academy of Economics
D. A. Tsenov Academy of Economics (Bulgarian: Стопанска академия „Д. А. Ценов”) is a leading economics and business higher education institution in Svishtov, Bulgaria with more than 83 years of history, 145 000 alumni and a well-established reputation in education, science and project management. It was established in 1936 by the donation of the prominent and influential person and entrepreneur Dimitar Tsenov. His donation (5 million golden levs) is the second largest donation for the establishment of higher education institution in Bulgaria. His will was to establish a higher educational institution similar to Hoehere Handelsschule in Berlin and it should to be specialised in offering higher education in the field of finance, banking, insurance, trade, etc.
D. A. Tsenov Academy of Economics is composed of 4 faculties, 18 departments, a Scientific Research Institute, 17 academic centres and auxiliary units (incl. Centre for International Affairs, Centre for Educational Quality Assurance, Centre for Postgraduate and Continuing Education, Centre for Vocation Training, etc.). D. A. Tsenov Academy of Economics is accredited state higher education institution.
D. A. Tsenov Academy of Economics employs more than 180 professors, associate professors, assistant professors and lecturers, annually teaching more than 6,000 Bulgarian and foreign students in all three study cycle of higher education (bachelors, masters and doctoral degrees). It offers full-time, part-time and distance-learning study in 17 Bachelor’s degree (BSc), 46 Master’s degree (MSc), and 16 Doctoral degree programmes (PhD) in Economics, Business and Administration. The areas of specific expertise of the D. A. Tsenov Academy of Economics are finance, accounting, audit, risk management, quality management and assurance, marketing, social care, insurance, tourism, commerce, business informatics, entrepreneurship, international business, regional planning, public and business administration, business intelligence, e-learning, business analysis, forecasting, and planning.