The Gorchakov Fund begins accepting applications for participation in a Russian-Bulgarian youth workshop in Sofia

22 February 2018

The Alexander Gorchakov Public Diplomacy Fund starts accepting application for participation in academic and analytical workshop “Russian-Bulgarian Relations: Status and Prospects. A Perspective of the Youth”, which will be organized in Sofia on April 9-12.

The agenda of two working days includes exchange of opinions, roundtables, presentations by participants and their discussion with experts from Russia and Bulgaria, cultural and educational events. Drafting of a document with recommendations and proposals of the participation regarding development of bilateral relations is also planned.

Meetings with top scientists in foreign affairs, prominent political scientists and historians, representatives of non-governmental organizations will take place during the project. Master classes and interactive cases will be organized for the participants. The agenda of the cultural events will provide an opportunity to see tourist attractions of the Bulgarian capital.

The following participants are invited to attend:

  • undergraduate, graduate and post-graduate students from Russia and Bulgaria specializing in international relations, political science, economics and law;

  • representatives of Russian and Bulgarian NGOs, student associations and youth movements;

  • young scientists and historians.

A group of delegates will be formed based on results of the open competition.

Age of participants – 20-27.

In order to attend the applicants should fill out the application and send it at

The applications are accepted until Match 7!

All the selected applicants will be notified within 10 days of the application deadline.