AUBG Stories

University Council Chair Daniel Tomov (’97): ‘All of us as alumni would like to be involved with AUBG in one way or another’

​After graduating from the American University in Bulgaria’s third class, Daniel Tomov (’97) embarked on a successful career in entrepreneurship. Following his success with…
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Emil Tsenov (‘95): AUBG Professors “Taught Us How to Think Independently”

Emil Tsenov (’95) was still a student at AUBG when he landed his first job – that of a Marketing Manager at Blagoevgrad-BT, Bulgaria’s biggest cigarette manufacturer at the…
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Ketevan Chincharadze (‘19): “My personal and professional development happened at AUBG”

Meet Ketevan Chincharadze from Georgia — the first AUBG student to graduate in Psychology, a major that was only introduced last fall. At the time, Ketevan was pursuing a…
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​ Maria Atanasova (‘11), Human Capital Director, EMEA, Progress: "Never Trust Your Fears - the Only Reason You Cannot Do It is Because You Haven't Tried It"

In a series of interviews, we will feature some of the region’s prominent business experts coming from various industries. We now introduce you to AUBG alumna Maria Atanasova…
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Kristian Nikolov (‘16): “The Tchaprachikoff Scholarship Was the Reason I Decided to Enroll in AUBG”

AUBG alumnus Kristian Nikolov (‘16) recently got accepted at the prestigious MSc in Analytics at Northwestern University. He will study there on a Tchaprachikoff scholarship—…
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Nikoleta Morales (‘08): At AUBG, “I Fell in Love with Journalism”

AUBG alumna Nikoleta Morales (‘08) is an award-winning journalist and PR specialist whose portfolio includes interviews with some of the world’s biggest celebrities. Upon…
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Elitsa Dermendzhiyska (‘12) On “The Things that Happen to Those Who Live”

Back at AUBG, Elitsa Dermendzhiyska (‘12) majored in mathematics and economics and spent an exchange year in a university in the U.S. When she graduated, Dermendzhiyska, originally…
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Georgi Zahariev (‘95), Director at Dynamo Software: “Dream Big and Act on It”

In a series of interviews, we will feature some of the region’s prominent business experts coming from various industries. We now introduce you to AUBG alumnus Georgi Zahariev…
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Khafiz Kerimov (’14): “I am most grateful for the mentors that I was lucky to meet at AUBG”

AUBG graduate Khafiz Kerimov (‘14) from Russia majored in Political Science with a minor in Philosophy and Religion. And while AUBG doesn’t offer a major in Philosophy, right…
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Elitza Ivanova (‘04), Marketing Manager at Heineken: “The AUBG Education was Fundamental in Shaping My Career”

Elitza Ivanova from Bulgaria graduated from AUBG with a major in Business Administration in 2004 and has ever since built a remarkable career in marketing in Bulgaria and…
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