Faculty - Industry Relations

The Faculty of Mathematics and Informatics at Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski” maintains a long tradition in establishing of close cooperation with leading companies in the IT industry and the telecom sector in Bulgaria.

We have formed partnerships with over 70 companies in Bulgaria: SAP Laps Bulgaria, Uber Bulgaria, VMware Bulgaria, Nemetschek Bulgaria, А1 Bulgaria, Musala Soft, and many more. The full list can be seen here

Our cooperation with companies falls into three categories:

  • supporting teaching process and research activities;
  • participation in important FMI’s events (such as the Opening of the Academic year, Career Development Forum, attestation, hackathons, etc.);
  • contribution to the technical base of the faculty.

During the last 5 years, several companies have made donations to improve facilities at FMI – at halls 03, 200, 305, 306 "Aristotle", 313, 314, 320, 321, the space behind hall 200, as well as the room of the Faculty Students’ Council (FSC) are renovated with funds by our partners. Unistroy conducted high quality waterproofing of the external walls of the faculty building.

Hall №

Grantor

Year

313

MentorMate

2021

321

A1

2020

FSC’s Room

Dreamix

2020

The space behind hall 200

Uber

2019

R&IoT

SAP Labs

2019

200

SAP Labs

2019

305

FactSet

2018

320

SAP Labs

2018

306 Aristotle

VMware

2016

03

Novarto

2016

Technical equipment has been donated also, such as:

  • computer configurations, monitors, and laptops (SAP Labs Bulgaria and MentorMate);
  • digital copier (Prof. John Atanassov Foundation);
  • ireless internet network (VMware Bulgaria);
  • Wi-Fi equipment and lighting (SAP Labs Bulgaria);
  • two short focus beamers (Hitachi Solutions);
  • study boards, desks and chairs (SAP Labs Bulgaria, MentorMate);
  • lighting fixtures in the park in front of FMI (SAP Labs Bulgaria, Musala Soft).

An animated presentation of the donations to FMI for the last five years can be seen here