Department of Security and Safety

About the Department

Instruction in the specialities forming the professional field of National Security commenced in September 2005 by Resolution of the Academic Council of Varna Free University. Instruction in all specialities is delivered at the Department of Security and Safety at the Faculty of Law.

The speciality of National Security Protection was established at VFU back in 1995, and was initially named "National and Corporate Security". In 1997, the speciality was named "National Security Protection" in accordance with the State Register of Classified Academic Degrees at Republic of Bulgaria’s Higher Education Schools in the Professional Field of State Studies and Law. With the establishment of the speciality, VFU became the first private school in Bulgaria providing instruction in the field of security.

The speciality was officially accredited in 2002 by Resolution of the Accreditation Council of the National Evaluation and Accreditation Agency (NEAA Record No.22 dated 27 June 2002). On 2 July 2008, the speciality was reaccredited by NEAA as a part of Professional Field 9.1., National Security, deserving the highest of all marks, "Very Good" for a six-year period until 2014.

The speciality of Crime Prevention and Public Order Protection was established in 1997 by the Council of Ministers, on the proposal of Chernorizets Hrabar Free University of Varna.

The speciality of Crime Prevention and Public Order Protection was accredited in 2002 by Resolution of NEAA (Record 13 of 18 April 2002). On 2 July 2008, the speciality was reaccredited by NEAA as a part of Professional Field 9.1., National Security, deserving the highest of all marks, "Very Good" for a six-year period until 2014.


Head: Assoc. Prof., Valentin Todorov, PhD
Tel.: +359-52-359-563
email: v.d.todorov@abv.bg
Faculty of Law Building – Room "В"6
Reception day: Wed – 11:00 - 13:00;

Scientific Research Expert: Assoc. Prof. Mariya Lecheva, PhD
Tel.: +359-52-359-558
email: m.lecheva@abv.bg
Faculty of Law Building – Room "В"2

ECTS and Erasmus Coordinators: Assist. Prof. Galina Mileva, PhD
Tel.: +359-52-359-559
email: galina_mileva@yahoo.com
Faculty of Law Building – Room "В"3

Secretary: Katina Kisiova
Tel.: +359-52-359-561
еmail: sigurnost@vfu.bg
Faculty of Law Building – Room "В"8
Reception days: Week days, 8:30 - 10:00; 13:30 - 15:00