Category: About Us

  • European Debates

    „European Debates” started in 2011 as a joint initiative between the Bulgarian School of Politics “ Dimitry Panitza” and the EC Representation in Bulgaria. Throughout the years, it enlarged and now involves other organizations as well. Its goals are to support young Bulgarian political and civic leaders to actively participate in the debate for the […]

  • Dimi Panitza

    Dimi Panitza

    Dimi Panitza / Founder and Honorary Chairman John Dimitry Evstatiev Panitza is the founder and honorary chairman of the Bulgarian School of Politics. He was born on 2nd November 1930 in Sofia and died on 28th July 2011 in Paris. For forty-two years he had worked at the Readers Digest publishing house, USA where he […]

  • Publications


  • Alumni Association

    The Alumni Association is an open and non-formal organization of all graduates of the Bulgarian School of Politics “Dimitry Panitza” programs. The Association is an integral part of the School; it is stated in its Statute and exists through the School. Each graduate becomes its member by rights. The mission of the Association is the […]

  • About Us

    We are the Bulgarian School of Politics “Dimitry Panitza”, a non-governmental non-profit organization with public benefit purposes, which has been training the political and civic leaders of Bulgaria since 2001. The school was established on the initiative of Dimitriy – Ivan Evstatiev Panitza – a patriotic Bulgarian and philanthropist, who up until his death worked […]

  • Documents

      Documents comming soon   Ethic charter of the Bulgarian school of politics “Dimitry Panitza”

  • Team


    Ivan Nachev /  Executive Director Ivan Nachev is a Bulgarian political scientist, an expert on EU political integration. He graduates in Political Science at Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski” and specializes European integration at the Center for European Studies and the Center for European Governance of the University of Nottingham, UK.Since 1993 he has been a […]

  • History

    Bulgarian School of Politics “Dimitry Panitza” was established in 2001.  Our mission is to develop community of civic and political leaders with active role in the national, European and global political and public life, devoted to modern democratic values, based on pluralism, tolerance and informed debate. The School was founded by Dimitry Panitza and the […]

  • Donors


    Donors      /      Strategic Partners      /     Partners   Council of Europe World Forum for Democracy   America for Bulgaria Foundation Charles Stewart Mott Foundation   Bonita Trust   Organisation Internationale de la Francophonie   Open Society Institute Sofia “   MATRA Program at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Netherlands   National Endowment for Democracy   EEA […]

  • Board


    Antoni Slavinski / Chairperson Antoni Slavinski was born on 17th of May 1946 in Sofia, Bulgaria. He has graduated from the Technical University of Sofia. From 1969 to 1991 he worked at the Communications Research Institute. From 1992 to 1995 Antoni Slavinski was a member of the Board of Directors and Deputy Chairman “Planning and Networking” […]