Karina Angelieva

Adviser to the Minister of Education and Science

Karina Angelieva is a former Deputy Minister of Education and Science, appointed on September 1, 2018. Previously she has been a Counsellor and Head of Sector Education and Research at the Permanent Representation of the Republic of Bulgaria to the EU. She holds Master degrees in European Integration and in Contemporary History from Sofia University St. Kliment Ohridski. The other positions she has held include Director-General of Structural Funds and International Educational Programs at the Bulgarian Ministry of Education and Science and Director of the Joint Innovation Centre at the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences (JIC – BAS). Karina has been working at Sofia University St. Kliment Ohridski, involved in the roll out of national EURAXESS services as well as building projects’ management capacity. Ms. Angelieva is a founder of the Club of Young Scientists in Bulgaria and has been in charge of the coordination of the National Contact Points’ Network for the EU Framework Program for Research and Innovation for ten years. Currently she is acting as an Adviser to the Minister of Education and Science of Bulgaria.