Phi Beta Delta Members

Altynbek Kyzy Cholpon

Nationality: Kyrgyzstan
International Experience: A finalist of the FLEX , spending an academic year in Tampa, Florida, a participant of the Civic Education Workshop which took place in Washington, D.C, a member of the Free Sofia Tour; Resident Assistant.

Angelov Aleks

Nationality: Bulgaria
International Experience: Participated in the Summer Entrepreneurship Program at Babson College; the American International Consortium of Academic Libraries (AMICAL); a treasurer of the Bon Appetit Cooking Club.

Babev Nikolay


Nationality: Bulgarian
International Experience:
Erasmus Exchange program in Otto-von-Guericke University in Magdeburg, Germany; took part in a one month International relations course with 15 people in the United States in American University in Washington. Took part in organizing the Diversity Training for the last 3 years as part of the Orientation Week, in my duty as a Resident Assistant in AUBG.

Bedovska Iryna 


Nationality: Ukrainian
International Experience: Exchange Student at Umaine, USA

Bashuk Anna

Nationality: Russia
International Experience: A member of AUBG Daily and University Relations office, Erasmus exchange at Volda University College, Norway, an international editor for the university’s magazine Peikestokken.

Buda Enxhi


Nationality: Albanian
International Experience: ISEP Exchange Student at the Western Connecticut State University; Research assistant at Western Connecticut State University; Teaching and Research assistant in Econometrics; Tutor and Teaching assistant in Statistics; Recruitment Assistant at Admission’s Office; Dancer at Broadway Musical; Student assistant at Panitza Library; Photographer at Infocus Club.

Canagasabey Rochel J.

Nationality: Sri Lankan
International experience: Part of the Phi Theta Kappa Honors Society for International Scholars at the American College of Higher Education, Sri Lanka which is affiliated with Broward College, Florida; Awarded the Robert “Bob” Elmore Honors certificate for completing 15 academic credits learning about different cultures and writing academic papers on it; Transfer student studying in Bulgaria and experiencing the culture and diversity of Eastern Europe, which is almost never found in Sri Lanka

Chimedbat Chingunee

Nationality: Mongolia
International Experience: ERASMUS Exchange program in Deggendorf Institute of Technology in Bavaria, Germany,  team-building people from Germany, Turkey, South Korea and Mexico,

Chobanova Lilia 

Nationality: Bulgaria
International Experience: Participated in a one-year ISEP exchange program in Beloit College, Wisconsin, International Club activities, including the organization of a Taste Fair, an academic training in a bank in Massachusetts.

Cipa Akri

Nationality: Albania
International Experience: Erasmus program in the Netherlands

Dimitrova Katalina


Nationality: Bulgarian
International Experience: Erasmus exchange student in Germany, Otto-von-Guericke-Universität Magdeburg; Resident Assistant in Skaptopara 2; Co-founder of Bulgarian Folk Dance Club "Samodia"; Work and Travel program participant

Dimovska Mihaela

Nationality: Macedonia
International Experience: A Student Advisor, a president of the Computer Science Students Union, a course assistant in  Mathematics major, participated in the International CryptoBG Conference in Bulgaria,  Erasmus Program in Germany.

Dordevic Katarina

Naionality: Serbia
International Experience: Participated in BLIMUN, a UN simulation conference, Erasmus Plus Programme in Spring 2015.

Draganov Viktor

Nationality: Bulgaria
International Experience: Erasmus exchange in Saint Etienne, France; participant in the AUBG International week; took part of several diversity trainings at AUBG; helped in the organization of several AUBG summer camps and conferences; Work & Travel programs

Dura Marialena


Nationality: Albanian
International Experience: Part of different clubs in AUBG, Resident Assistant

Elagina Diana

Nationality: Russian Federation
International experience: ERASMUS+ exchange semester at the University of Bremen, Germany

Eremin Artem

Nationality: Russia
International Experience: An exchange student (FLEX program) in the USA, Erasmus exchange program in Hungary; an active participant in the AUBG International Week

Fetisova Olga

Nationality: Russia
International Experience: An Erasmus program participant in Spain, an active participant of the Erasmus Student Network organization.

Gabrakova Iva


Nationality: Bulgaria
International Experience: An organizer adjustment and cultural-awareness programs, a Peer Counselor in the first year at AUBG, AIESEC, TEDxAUBG.

Galimov Anatolii

Nationality: Russian Federation
International experience: participated in an international Procter & Gamble CEO Challenge; P&G Cluster Finals (European Semifinals) in South East Europe; Cup Almaty 2015 Business Challenge; International Business Challenge organized by an American NGO WaterStep; IE Summer Business School in Madrid, Spain; Harvard Summer Business School in Cambridge, USA

Ganin Yegor


Nationality: Ukraine
International Experience: Erasmus+ Exchange Program: Sciences Po Grenoble, France (Spring 2016); Conferences: BEUM (2013), BLIMUN (2014); Clubs at AUBG: Broadway Performance Club, Political Science Club, Francophone Club, Infocus

Gantogtokh Uurtsaikh

Nationality: Mongolian
International experience: Organizing committee member of the Ambassador Elena Poptodorova Distinguished Lecturers Series (2015-current) ; Organizing Committee president of the Green Future exchange project of AIESEC (2014-15).

Georgiev Hristo

Nationality: Bulgaria
International Experience: Participated in several technology conferences, in and outside of Bulgaria (FOSDEM 2015, the largest open source software conference in Europe), a participant in the Summer Entrepreneurship Program, attended numerous entrepreneurial events in San Francisco.

Georgiev Petar

Nationality: Bulgaria
International Experience: Participated in several Model EU and Model UN conferences abroad; Summer School program in Wurzburg, Germany, conference at the European Institute at London School of Economics and Political Science;  president of the European Society at AUBG.

Georgieva Tereza

Nationality: Bulgaria
International Experience: A Vice President  of Better Community Club,a member of  European  Society Club, Conferences attended: Model United Nations, Tedx Blagoevgrad, Start Up Blagoevgrad, Business in Practice by AIESEC.

Hodzha Sezen


Nationality: Bulgarian
International Experience: During the spring 2016 semester, I had the opportunity to be an Erasmus exchange student in Baskent University in Ankara, Turkey. I got the chance to meet students from various cultures and backgrounds. Also, I promoted AUBG among my classmates by telling them about the student clubs and various classes and extracurricular activities we have access to.

Hryshchenko Anastasiia

Nationality: Ukraine
International Experience: A leader of Diversity Training and wellness programs  as a Resident Assistant, counselor at the Educational Summer Camps, participated in the FLEX-YCO in US;Resident Assistant.

Ilyova Boryana


Nationality: Bulgarian
International experience: Vocal Director of Female Folklore Ensemble 'Svetlina'; TEDxAUBG Speakers team member; Writing Center tutor; AUBG Choir member; participated in high school summer programs in Spain.

Kaneva Borislava

Nationality: Bulgaria
International Experience: Finalist for YES (Youth Exchange and Study) and went on a one-year high-school exchange in the US;  visitor of the NASA space camp in Turkey; a member of the debates club; participated in the annual meeting of SGs of American Universities outside US in 2013; participated in an Economic Conference in cooperation with the AUK in 2014.

Kapllani Levi

Nationality: Albania
International Experience: Participated in an exchange program at the University of North Carolina at Asheville; in three sessions of the European Youth Parliament, a participant of the Brazilian team in the Taste Fest.

Karimova Saida

Nationality: Kazakhstan
International Experience: Erasmus program in Norway.

Klatz Krystina


Nationality: Belarus
International experience: A participant in exchange program in University of Maine, USA, Spring 2016

Kolcheva Margita

Nationality: Bulgaria
International Experience: A member of PTPI "Better Community Club"; participant in Erasmus+ international training courses in Macedonia, Croatia and Turkey;  organizer and trainer of Erasmus+ international seminars in Bulgaria; Resident Assistant.

Kolvakh Anastasiia


Nationality: Ukrainian
International experience: A participant in Erasmus exchange program, a former BCC member, Peer Counselor

Kostiuchenko Kateryna

Nationality: Ukraine
International Experience: An exchange student (FLEX program) in the USA; a member of Ambassador’s Club, French Club, Political Science and Documentary Movie Club,  an active participant in the European Youth Parliament, BLIMUN conference.

Krangach Kateryna

Nationality: Ukrainian
International experience: Semester on exchange in Bamberg, Germany

Lomiashvili Omari

Nationality: Georgia
International Experience: An exchange student at the University of Montana; a member of Student Government, AIESEC; and TEDxAUBG organizational team; Resident Assistant.

Lucci Diego

Nationality: Italy
International Experience: Research Fellowships, Visiting Professorships, Invited Lectures, and Conference Papers - USA: Boston College, Boston University, College of William and Mary, Memorial Library, University of Missouri St. Louis, Villanova University; UK: Gladstone’s Library, Institute of Historical Research at the University of London, Queen’s University Belfast, University of Oxford, University of Reading; Italy (inter alia): Universities of: Bologna, Chieti-Pescara, Florence, Insubria, Milan Sacred Heart, Naples Frederick II, Padua, Parma, Pisa, Verona; Rest of Europe: Institute for Human Sciences in Vienna, Ruhr University Bochum, University of Aix-Marseille, University of Amsterdam, University of Crete, University of Hamburg, University of Iceland, University of Navarr

Marchina Anna

Nationality: Russian
International experience: Participated in Erasmus+ exchange program in Spring 2017 semester, studying media at Volda University College in Norway. Worked as a student assistant at AUBG Admission Office, contacting prospective students and helping to spread the knowledge about AUBG, its education system and international community. Videographer at the Office of Communication and Marketing at AUBG, covering local events and promoting AUBG spirit.

Marko Jorgjeta


Nationality: Albanian
International experience: President of PTPI "Better Community Club" at AUBG. I have volunteered in many projects like charity bake sales, social home project that consists of weekly visits to the social homes of Blagoevgrad, Toy Collection, Food and Clothes donation campaigns. I have coordinated The Earth Hour Concert during Environment Week and the Christmas Concert with the kids of the social homes.

Mihaylova Hristina


Nationality: Bulgarian
International experience: I am currently a member of the European Society Club, Olympics, and the Bulgarian Folk Dance Club ‘Samodiva’ at AUBG. I have been taking part in MUN and MEU simulations for the last couple of years. I am the president of the European Society Club this year and one of the organizers behind MEU Blagoevgrad 2017. I have taken part in SUNY 2016 in Brussels, as well, which is the biggest MEU conference organized by an American university. Other than that, I have gone to a WAT programs in the USA

Miltcheva Radosveta

Nationality: Bulgaria

International Experience: Coordinator, Intercultural English Leadership Program at AUBG, 2014-present; Certified Intercultural Competence Trainer, Jacobs University, Germany, 2015; International Staff Mobility Program, Klaipeda University of Applied Sciences , Lithuania, 2014; NASPA International Conference, Lugano, Switzerland , 2011; Train the Trainer Diversity Course for Resident Assistants and Student Leaders at the American University in Bulgaria, 2009-present

Naumova Iva

Nationality: Bulgaria
International Experience: An Erasmus exchange student.

Nikolova Anna


Nationality: Bulgarian
International experience: Student Representative of Academic Advisory Committee, Academic Integrity Council, and Student Outcomes Assessment Committee, Co - Founder and a former President of Bulgarian Folk Dance Club “Samodiva”, a former teaching assistant in Linear Algebra and Analytical Geometry.

Nilsen Jeffrey

Nationality: United States
International Experience: Born in NYC; 1994-1996 Prague, taught at CERGE; 1996-1998 Copenhagen, taught at Copenhagen Business School; 1999- 2007 Switzerland, taught at Studienzentrum Gerzensee; 2006 – teaching at AUBG; 2014 sabbatical leave in Seoul South Korea 4 month stay.

Orel Valerii

Nationality: Ukraine
International Experience: An Erasmus+ exchange student in the University of Alicante, Spain.

Pandzherova Nikoleta

Nationality: Bulgarian
International experience: As part of the AUBG Student Ambassadors club, AUBG Business club and BFDC "Samodiva" I had the chance to take part in numerous international events organized on campus. Back in high school I took part in two international projects administrated by the Academy of the Central European Schools (ACES) and had the chance to visit Bosnia and Herzegovina and Slovenia. I was also granted an education week in Bristol, UK as an award for becoming the national finalist at the Inter-School General Knowledge Quiz 2012.

Pantelides Arthur

Nationality: Greek-American  
International experience: I have worked and travelled for extensive periods (months/years) to the following countries: US,  Japan,  Canada,  Mexico,  Chile,  Argentina,  Brazil,  UK,  Germany,  Italy,  Vietnam, and others; and consider myself an Internationalist: European by birth, American by choice and education, with 20+ years of professional experience in one of the biggest Japanese companies in the world.

Pavlova Pavlina

Nationality: Bulgaria
International Experience: Mobility programs, University of Akureyri, Iceland and University of Latvia, 2015; NASPA conference, Lugano, Switzerland , 2011; Train the Trainers Course, “Prejudices and Conflict Resolution” Tetovo, Macedonia 2005; National Coalition Building Institute Campus Conference Columbia University, New York, USA, 2002; Annual Scholarship Conference Cesky Krumlov, Czech Republic, 2000; Admissions Recruitment, International Education Fair Ankara, Turkey, 2000

Pesheva Milena

Nationality: Bulgaria
International Experience: ERASMUS+ exchange for the spring semester of 2015

Prekrasnyy Anatoly


Nationality: Russian Federation
International experience:
ISEP exchange at the University of Southern Indiana, FLEX 2011-2012

Rekaj Krasmen


Nationality: Albanian
International experience: Diversity training-Language Workshop

Rekaj Xhensila

Nationality: Albania
International Experience: AUBG Resident Assistant - (Diversity Trainings 2009-2012); Phi Beta Delta member- (International Week 2011-2012); AUBG Residence Hall Director-(Diversity Trainings 2016)

Russeva Tzvetelina