The Faculty of Law and History was created in 1991 in accordance with the current requirements for higher education. In 1999 it united the existing Faculty of Law and Faculty of History.

During its history of more than ten years, the Law and History Faculty of the South-West University "Neofit Rilski" has developed, invigorated and established itself as an authoritative academic and research center. In the recent years it has been successfully ranked within the European education area. The faculty has become an attractive center for many students from the region, the country and abroad due to its contemporary contents of the curricula based on the leading European faculties, modern educational technology and present abundant materials. The faculty continuously internationalizes its activity under the motto "Open to the World". As a result of the international authority of the faculty, there are scientific and educational contacts with universities in France, Russia, Macedonia, Greece, Turkey, Moldova, Serbia and Montenegro, Belarus, Ukraine, Kazakhstan, Georgia, Egypt and Yemen.

At present the faculty provides education in accredited directions and majors with the following educational-qualification degrees:

Direction 2.2. History and Archeology

Direction 3.3. Political Science

Direction 3.5. Social Communication and Information Sciences

  • Public Relations - B.A., M.A.
  • PhD Programs - "Public Relations", "Information Technologies Application in PR"

Direction 3.6. Law

  • Law - M.A.
  • PhD Programs  - Criminal Law, Criminal Process, Administrative Law and Administrative Process, Civil and Family Law, Labour Law and Social Security

Direction 3.7. Administration and Management

  • Public Administration - B.A., M.A.
  • PhD Programs - Social Management and Organization and Management outside the Sphere of Material Production
Last modified: 2017-02-27