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— Intern at the museum… why?
‘Because the world of animals is still an unrevealed secret and there is always something to learn.’

Severina Velkova

Education

The 13th European Bat Night, organised by the Bat Research And Conservation Centre at the museum. Photo: (c) NMNHS
The 13th European Bat Night, organised by the Bat Research And Conservation Centre at the museum. Photo: (c) NMNHS

NMNHS scientists deliver lectures and seminars in the Sofia University (herpetology). Since 1974 in NMNHS 21 dissertations have been worked out in the fields of zoology, entomology, botany, ecology and ecosystem preservation, palaeontology and stratigraphy, mineralogy and crystallography, 16 of which were successfully defended. NMNHS scientists of academic ranks serve as thesis advisors to doctorate degree candidates from the universities in Sofia, Plovdiv and Shumen, the Institute of Biodiversity and Ecosystems Research and other scientific institutions.

Through its internship programmes, the National Museum of Natural History gives a hand of motivated students from various specialities who are willing to help develop the museum by participating in research projects, educational programmes and creative initiatives.

— Internship programme for students of biological specialities
— Internship programme for students of speciality ‘Tourism’
— Internship programme for students of art specialities
PHD STUDENTS

Ivaylo Angelov
ALUMNI

Ioanna Felesaki — student, University of Crete
INTERNS

Teodora Georgieva — student, Faculty of Biology, University of Sofia
Vladimir Karadakov — student, Faculty of Biology, University of Sofia
Iliana Alexandrova — student, University of Forestry
Severina Velkova — student, Faculty of Biology, University of Sofia