The National Academy of Art ranked first in professional field Fine Arts
The National Academy of Art was awarded first place in the Bulgarian University Ranking System, in professional field Fine Arts.
The prestigious award ceremony was attended by Ms Iliana Yotova, Vice President of Bulgaria, Ms Yordanka Fandakova, Mayor of Sofia and Minister of Education in 2009, Prof. Dr. Sasho Penov, Minister of Education and Science, former ministers of education and science, rectors of higher education institutions in Bulgaria, business representatives, and guests.
The Rector of the National Academy of Art, Prof. Georgi Iankov, expressed his gratitude for the award and shared his satisfaction with the development of arts and the increased investments in the art sector by connoisseurs and businesses. The Rector emphasised the role of the students and their unceasing efforts, enthusiasm and inspiration, due to which they were able to cope with the difficulties of online learning as a result of the Covid pandemic. Prof. Iankov expressed his confidence that the Academy, established as State School of Drawing 127 years ago, will continue to develop with dignity and confidence.