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Land Use and Protection
This subject is related to the sustainable use of the soil resources in agricultural territories. The aim is to extend students knowledge on soil protection and the relationship “soil-plant” necessary for decision making for the optimal land use and soil fertility preservation. Soil degradation processes are studied – technogenic organic and non-organic pollution, salinization, acidification, dehumification, compaction and erosion – as well as methods for their limitation in compliance ...
Soil - specifics and regeneration
The subject is related to soils as a component of environment, their basic characteristics and functions. The essence and aims of the sustainable land use are considered as a component of the sustainable land management, sustainable development, specific features of agro-eco-systems and ecological problems aimed to restrict the harmful effect of the intensive agriculture, the accent being put on the cumulative impact on the water resources. Contemporary methods for their limitation are being ...
Soil - specifics and regeneration - Project Assignment
The project’s first part concerns the improvement of the erosion stability of texture differentiated and unstructured soils by complex of hydromeliorative, agromeliorative and chemical precautions. The purpose is to reduce the solid particles quantity in the surface water flow of river and dam lake catchment. Included are practical tasks about polluted soils remediation to protect the surface and ground water of contamination. The project decisions are based on criteria derived from ...
Soil Science
The subject of study is soil formation, ecological functions of soils, soil profile, texture, mineral and organic composition, soil characteristics. Bulgarian and FAO soil classification. Soil maps and main representatives of the soil cover in Bulgaria, their fertility, methods for protection and improvement. Students will gain knowledge on sustainable land use, agricultural land valuation and developing projects on land management and spatial planning in agricultural territories.
Administrative and Estate Law
Upon finishing the course students are acquainted with the legal aspects and the contents of the property rights, with the common documents certifying the existence of property rights as well as with the ways of acquiring, losing and protection of property rights. Students will gain general knowledge on the main principles and institutions of the administrative law, the types of administrative acts and the protection from unlawful administrative acts.
Agricultural Territory Planning
Land property. Agricultural lands – status and disposition. Land consolidation. Land consolidation scheme. Specific features of land consolidation under the current economic and ecological conditions. Formation of land use. Settltments boundaries. Allocation of lands for non-agricultural needs. Land planning – definition, types and main principles. Engineering provision of territory. Agricultural land planning in terms of owners, users and permanent usage mode. Land planning in case of ...
Basics of Law
This discipline acquaints students with the fundamentals in the theory of law, considered in their functional relationship and logical sequence, like: legal rules, legal subjects, subjective rights and liabilities, law and capacity of physical persons, specificity of legal entities as subjects of law. Key issues in transactions, preconditions for invalidation and legal consequences, proper representation, negative prescription, and basic notions of the administrative law.
Business valuation
The course makes an introduction to the theory and practice of business assessment – main definitions, principles, goals and standards in the assessment activity, organization and information base. It gives sound knowledge on the analytical means and algorithms used in business assessment as well as practical skills for the application of different assessment approaches and methods in case of restructuring, sale of business, merging, takeover, liquidation.
Ecology
The course provides conceptual background on the framework of ecology as an interdisciplinary science for the environmental components: lithosphere, pedosphere, atmosphere, hydrosphere, biosphere and the impact of natural and anthropogenic factors on the environment. The main subjects of the course are the terrestrial ecosystems and the environmental risk assessment on the base of the current Bulgarian legislation. The general orientation of the course is towards: the environmental principles ...
Ecology and Environment Protection
The course provides conceptual background of the framework of ecology as an interdisciplinary science for the components of environment – lithosphere, pedosphere, atmosphere, hydrosphere, biosphere and the impact of natural and anthropogenic factors on the environment. The main subjects of the course are the terrestrial ecosystems and the environmental risk assessment studied in relation to the current Bulgarian legislation. The general orientation of the course is towards the environmental ...
Erosion and Prevention
Students gain knowledge on the prerequisites, factors and conditions for the appearance and development of soil erosion and its negative consequences. They will understand the essence of erosion processes, and will be acquainted with the types of erosion and the anti-erosion set of organizational, economic and agrotechnical activities, biological methods, meliorative -technical and hydrotechnical techniques and facilities for erosion protection of croplands. Students will be able to take part ...
Forest Territory Planning
Acquaintance with the principles and methods for determination of volume, growth and assortment of individual trees in horizontal position as well as trees in vertical position, specific features in the application of taxonomy ways in the taxonomy of forest fund for cutting, methods for piling of round-cut timber as well as their yield. Organisation of forests use, type and scope of forestry activities.
Free elective practical training in Real Estate Valuation
Preliminary selected sites (real estates) are visited, observed, and individual specific parameters and independent parts identified. Each group of students should find out the characteristics, factors and the suitable methodology for the real estate valuation by broad indicators. Using the knowledge acquired, students draw up a short valuation report, which is presented, discussed and approved at a discussion session under the guidance of the supervising lecturer.
Free elective practical training in Real Estate Valuation
Preliminary selected sites (real estates) are visited, observed, and individual specific parameters and independent parts identified. Each group of students should find out the characteristics, factors and the suitable methodology for the real estate valuation by broad indicators. Using the knowledge acquired, students draw up a short valuation report, which is presented, discussed and approved at a discussion session under the guidance of the supervising lecturer.
Free elective practical training in Real Estate Valuation
Preliminary selected sites (real estates) are visited, observed, and individual specific parameters and independent parts identified. Each group of students should find out the characteristics, factors and the suitable methodology for the real estate valuation by broad indicators. Using the knowledge acquired, students draw up a short valuation report, which is presented, discussed and approved at a discussion session under the guidance of the supervising lecturer.
Free elective practical training in Real Estate Valuation
Preliminary selected sites (real estates) are visited, observed, and individual specific parameters and independent parts identified. Each group of students should find out the characteristics, factors and the suitable methodology for the real estate valuation by broad indicators. Using the knowledge acquired, students draw up a short valuation report, which is presented, discussed and approved at a discussion session under the guidance of the supervising lecturer.
Free elective practical training in Real Estate Valuation
Preliminary selected sites (real estates) are visited, observed, and individual specific parameters and independent parts identified. Each group of students should find out the characteristics, factors and the suitable methodology for the real estate valuation by broad indicators. Using the knowledge acquired, students draw up a short valuation report, which is presented, discussed and approved at a discussion session under the guidance of the supervising lecturer.
Free elective practical training in Real Estate Valuation
Preliminary selected sites (real estates) are visited, observed, and individual specific parameters and independent parts identified. Each group of students should find out the characteristics, factors and the suitable methodology for the real estate valuation by broad indicators. Using the knowledge acquired, students draw up a short valuation report, which is presented, discussed and approved at a discussion session under the guidance of the supervising lecturer.
Free elective practical training in Real Estate Valuation
Preliminary selected sites (real estates) are visited, observed, and individual specific parameters and independent parts identified. Each group of students should find out the characteristics, factors and the suitable methodology for the real estate valuation by broad indicators. Using the knowledge acquired, students draw up a short valuation report, which is presented, discussed and approved at a discussion session under the guidance of the supervising lecturer.
Institutions and Property Management
The subject of the course is related to the administrative / regional structure of the state and the real estate management. Regulations and practical issues are examined with respect to the following: establishment and governance of administrative/regional units; real estate management (acquisition, maintenance, disposition). Students gain knowledge and skills concerning the authorities of officials and institutions, dealing with real estate.
Intellectual Property Assessment
The course offers theoretical / methodological and applied knowledge on the contents and objects of intellectual property and their assessment – essence and scope of intellectual property, economic nature of the objects and specificity in their realization as a basis of business assessment. The information sources, approaches and methods of assessment, selection criteria of model parameters, content of formal and expert procedures are examined.
Investment Management
This discipline sets up a sound system of knowledge on the identification of the investment policy and making investment decisions in the modern enterprise. The accent is put on the assessment of financial instruments, assessment of the efficiency and risk in investment projects, optimization of the investment choice and sources of financing of a contemporary enterprise on the basis of a balance between theoretical knowledge, information on regulations, and problems deriving in practice.
Land Consolidation
The subject is referred to the technical issues of consolidation. It is considered as an element of the complex development of rural areas. Students acquaint knowledge and skills on the development of consolidation strategies which take into account national and municipal interests, adaptation of solutions towards the local conditions, to protect and increase the natural environment's quality. Methodological questions related to agricultural land consolidation projects development using modern ...
Land Evaluation
Students will be acquainted with the subject of valuation; with the specific features of land; the land market and its peculiarities; the ground rent and the lease payments; the application of the respective regulations. Studying the approaches and methods of valuation of agricultural land and the associated structures, buildings and other betterments, students will acquire skills to carry out different valuations: market, tax, of perennials, of lands with specific characteristics - with a ...
Land Management
Students get an idea about the state land policy. Application areas of land policy – housing, agriculture and others. State and municipal needs of lands and real estates. Land information systems. Management information systems. The role of taxation in land policy. Spatial planning. Environment and land management.
Land Planning I
Land property and land relationships. Agricultural land - state, distribution, classification. Land consolidation. Land development plan. Territorial boundaries. Allocation of land for non-agricultural use. Change of land use. Economic units' territory formation. Agricultural land planning with respect to the way of permanent use, owners and users. Special planning schemes. Specific land planning in case of slope terrains and irrigation conditions. Elaboration, application and maintenance of ...
Land Planning II
Meliorative land management - a condition for application of modern land use and water use over the irrigated areas. Problems related to land consolidation, land use by economic subjects, and design of public works, ecological and protection techniques are considered. The permanent use of agricultural irrigated land is considered in detail, including rice and vegetable crop rotations. The types of levelling works, levelling schemes, levelling projects' organization and execution are covered.
Management and Marketing
This subject is composed of two parts: management of a company, and marketing. Students learn about the concept of management. Knowledge is obtained on the basic managerial functions - planning, organizing, motivation, coordination and control. Marketing is regarded as a concept, strategy and policy of the company management under the conditions of a competitive market economy. Students are acquainted with the market policy development, and especially the one related to geodetic products.
Marketing
Marketing is of decisive importance for business development under market conditions and competitive environment because it focuses the corporate policy on the customer with his real demands and expectations. The course examines the following issues: the contents of the marketing concept; the set of marketing instruments for development of the corporate policy; marketing studies and analysis of the investment markets and the real estate markets.
Planning of Damage Territories
This discipline deals with the status of and changes in the damaged territories and objects with geogenic, technogenic and antropogenic pressure. The aim of the discipline is to give knowledge on damaged and degraded ecosystems in relation to their reconstruction and sustainable management. Priority is given to lands in damaged territories, which have been changed under the effect of industrial, civil and agricultural activities. Approaches and technological solutions for conservation, ...
Practical Training in Land Resources
Students are acquainted through a field study with the main soil types in Bulgaria – representative for different soil fertility and features. Soil profile observation and description, investigation of soil texture, characteristics and chemical composition through in-situ methods. Discussion of possibilities and options for sustainable use of the observed soils and actions for their protection and reclamation.
Practical Training in Planning of Agricultural Territories
Investigation of agricultural lands in terms of owners, users and permanent use mode (NTP), lay and infrastructure is carried out on preliminary prepared cadastral maps or map of restituted property. The lay of the blocks of lands by NTP is envisaged in perspective according to natural and economic conditions and the development of the region. Appropriate crop-rotations, quarters of perennials and lands for non-agricultural purposes are designed. New roads, canals, protective planting and ...
Practical Training in Real Estate Valuation
Preliminary selected sites (real estates) are visited, observed, and individual specific parameters and independent parts identified. Each group of students should find out the characteristics, factors and the suitable methodology for the real estate valuation by broad indicators. Using the knowledge acquired, students draw up a short valuation report which is presented, discussed and approved at a discussion session under the guidance of the supervising lecturer.
Practical Training in Real Estate Valuation
Preliminary selected sites (real estates) are visited, observed, and individual specific parameters and independent parts identified. Each group of students should find out the characteristics, factors and the suitable methodology for the real estate valuation by broad indicators. Using the knowledge acquired, students draw up a short valuation report which is presented, discussed and approved at a discussion session under the guidance of the supervising lecturer.
Practical Training in Real Estate Valuation
Preliminary selected sites (real estates) are visited, observed, and individual specific parameters and independent parts identified. Each group of students should find out the characteristics, factors and the suitable methodology for the real estate valuation by broad indicators. Using the knowledge acquired, students draw up a short valuation report which is presented, discussed and approved at a discussion session under the guidance of the supervising lecturer.
Practical Training in Real Estate Valuation
Study of preliminary selected suitable real estates by type, location, region, size, condition and development. Identification of basic parameters, characteristics and data for the property in order for methods of valuation for the individual sites and independent parts thereof to be selected and applied. Preparation of valuation report by broad indicators and forming an opinion on a fair market value. Drawing up, finalizing and presentation of the valuation report. Discussions on the developed ...
Pre-Diploma Training
The field training is conducted in institutions and organizations specialized in the field of planning, management and valuation of real estate. Students are acquainted with the issues of reporting, registration, valuation, disposition and management of the different types of real estate. They gain theoretical knowledge and practical skills demanded by the market, regulations, and disposing of real estate. The direct contacts and communications with experienced professionals support students’ ...
Principles of Management
The following topics are examined: theories on the company and organizational forms in the country; the process of managerial decision making; the main functions of management – planning, organization, coordination, motivation and control; human resource management; management information systems. The practical application of the management theory into the real estate companies is studied.
Principles of Valuation
Real estate – definition, types and characteristics. Classification of real estates. Real estate market. Cadastre and property registration – sketches and schemes. Sources of information in the real estate valuation (REV). Purpose of valuation. Types of valuation, principles of valuation, factors influencing the market value. Value of money over time. Obsolescence of fixed assets. Approaches and methods of REV. Theory of investment in real estate. Methods of investment choice. ...
Property Law
The course focuses on the main notions of the estate law matters, around which the whole system of the Bulgarian estate law has been structured – possession, types of possessions, right of ownership, joint ownership and limited property rights over a property of another, the ways of acquiring and forfeit of property rights as well as the envisaged procedural provisions in Bulgarian Law for protection in case of possessory action and disturbance of tenure, administrative and legal procedures ...
Protected Areas Management
The object of this discipline is the conservation and management of protected territories. The structure, functioning, planning and sustainable management of the natural ecosystems are studied. Theoretical, historical, natural and legal premises for creation of protected territories, international conventions and standards for conservation of biodiversity are examined. Accent is put on the ecological characteristic of protected territories and objects (reserves, bioreserves, national and ...
Real estate management
Students will gain managerial knowledge and skills related to company functioning and the role of real estates in reaching the goals and tasks of a company. They will be acquainted with the management of a property portfolio, of an individual asset (individual property) and technical facilities. Solving concrete problems during the exercises, student will learn the main principles of management and test their ability to implement in real conditions the knowledge obtained.
Real estate management
Students will gain managerial knowledge and skills related to company functioning and the role of real estates in reaching the goals and tasks of a company. They will be acquainted with the management of a property portfolio, of an individual asset (individual property) and technical facilities. Solving concrete problems during the exercises, student will learn the main principles of management and test their ability to implement in real conditions the knowledge obtained.
Real Estate Management
This subject builds up managerial skills to be applied to individual problematic cases related to properties, boundaries, assessment, development and financing of projects. Knowledge is obtained on the organizational functions and strategies as well as the role of the real estate in reaching the goals of an organisation. An approach towards the return on investment is developed as well as to the operative performance in the process of betterment and reconstruction of real estates.
Real Estate Valuation
Real right regime. Real estates - types, essence, classification. Real estate market. Cadastre and property registration. Value of money over time. Approaches and methods of valuation. Types of valuation, principles of valuation, factors influencing the market value. Applied valuations - of dwellings, trade and office properties, industrial, agricultural, social and mixed properties. Valuation in case of mortgage and bank credits. Valuation in case of compulsory requisition and indemnification. ...
Real Estate Valuation
Real right regime. Real estates - types, essence, classification. Real estate market. Cadastre and property registration. Value of money over time. Approaches and methods of valuation. Types of valuation, principles of valuation, factors influencing the market value. Applied valuations - of dwellings, trade and office properties, industrial, agricultural, social and mixed properties. Valuation in case of mortgage and bank credits. Valuation in case of compulsory requisition and indemnification. ...
Real Estate Valuation
Real right regime. Real estates - types, essence, classification. Real estate market. Cadastre and property registration. Value of money over time. Approaches and methods of valuation. Types of valuation, principles of valuation, factors influencing the market value. Applied valuations - of dwellings, trade and office properties, industrial, agricultural, social and mixed properties. Valuation in case of mortgage and bank credits. Valuation in case of compulsory requisition and indemnification. ...
Real Estate Valuation
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Real right regime. Real estates - types, essence, classification. Real estate market. Cadastre and property registration. Value of money over time. Approaches and methods of valuation. Types of valuation, principles of valuation, factors influencing the market value. Applied valuations - of dwellings, trade and office properties, industrial, agricultural, social and mixed properties. Valuation in case of mortgage and bank credits. Valuation in case of compulsory requisition and indemnification. ...
Real Estate Valuation
Real right regime. Real estates - types, essence, classification. Real estate market. Cadastre and property registration. Value of money over time. Approaches and methods of valuation. Types of valuation, principles of valuation, factors influencing the market value. Applied valuations - of dwellings, trade and office properties, industrial, agricultural, social and mixed properties. Valuation in case of mortgage and bank credits. Valuation in case of compulsory requisition and indemnification. ...
Real Estate Valuation
Real right regime. Real estates - types, essence, classification. Real estate market. Cadastre and property registration. Value of money over time. Approaches and methods of valuation. Types of valuation, principles of valuation, factors influencing the market value. Applied valuations - of dwellings, trade and office properties, industrial, agricultural, social and mixed properties. Valuation in case of mortgage and bank credits. Valuation in case of compulsory requisition and indemnification. ...
Real Estate Valuation
Legal treatment of real estate. Financial and accounting documentation related to REV. Planning schemes, territorial limitations and regional development to be taken into account in REV. Applied valuations – general review. Valuation of residential, commercial and office buildings. Valuation of industrial and business real estates. REV in case of mortgage. Valuation of agricultural properties – lands, buildings, irrigation and drainage structures, and perennial plants. REV for taxation ...
Real Estate Valuation
Real right regime. Real estates - types, essence, classification. Real estate market. Cadastre and property registration. Value of money over time. Approaches and methods of valuation. Types of valuation, principles of valuation, factors influencing the market value. Applied valuations - of dwellings, trade and office properties, industrial, agricultural, social and mixed properties. Valuation in case of mortgage and bank credits. Valuation in case of compulsory requisition and indemnification. ...
Real Estate Valuation
Real right regime. Real estates - types, essence, classification. Real estate market. Cadastre and property registration. Value of money over time. Approaches and methods of valuation. Types of valuation, principles of valuation, factors influencing the market value. Applied valuations - of dwellings, trade and office properties, industrial, agricultural, social and mixed properties. Valuation in case of mortgage and bank credits. Valuation in case of compulsory requisition and indemnification. ...
Real Estate Valuation
Real right regime. Real estates - types, essence, classification. Real estate market. Cadastre and property registration. Value of money over time. Approaches and methods of valuation. Types of valuation, principles of valuation, factors influencing the market value. Applied valuations - of dwellings, trade and office properties, industrial, agricultural, social and mixed properties. Valuation in case of mortgage and bank credits. Valuation in case of compulsory requisition and indemnification. ...
Real Estate Valuation - Part I
Introduction. Real estate - definition, types and forms. Trends of development and transformation of real estate. Information sources in real estate valuation. Real estate market. Types of valuation. Factors influencing the market value. Theory of value. Approaches and methods of valuation. Theory of investment in real estate. Types of investment and risks. Methods of investment choice. Approaches and methods of valuation in case of transformation and liquidation of real estate. Real estate ...
Real Estate Valuation - Part II
Legal treatment of real estate. Valuation practice - offers and content of a valuation report. Valuation structures, professional associations and standards. Approaches and methods of valuation - specific features and application. Study and analysis of financial and accounting documentation. Collection and study of market information. Real estate valuation in case of transformation and restitution. Real estate valuation under the conditions of a free market economy for: dwellings, trade objects ...
Real Estate Valuation - Part III
Study and systematization of market information for real estates. Applied valuations under the conditions of developed and free market in case of mortgage, credit from banks, insurance, and for tax purposes. Valuation of real estates in case of compulsory requisition. Valuation taking into account ecological factors, easements and limitations. Calculation of indemnifications for owners in case of requisition. Preparation, approval and application of valuation reports for mortgage, compulsory ...
Regional Economy
The aim of the course is to give students certain knowledge on the regional economic policy, essence, subject and tasks of the regional economy. Some methods used in the regional economy are scrutinized – for management and planning of the regional economy; regional analysis; simulation; economic zoning. Methodological issues for development of regional comprehensive programmes are studied.
Spatial Planning
The essence, goals and tasks of the spatial planning are explained as well as the applicable approaches and methods. Main types of spatial schemes and plans, their content and specific features. Investigations and analyses carried out in relation to spatial planning – natural conditions and resources, economic branches, urban and demographic processes, settlements, technical infrastructure. Territorial regimes.
Sustainable Land Use
Concept, subject and aims of the sustainable land use as a component of the sustainable development are discussed. Characteristics of the agricultural ecosystems and the connected environmental problems are considered in order to limit the negative impacts of intensive agriculture. The course is aimed at extending the student's knowledge of protection of soils as one of the most valuable natural resources as well as of the interaction "soil-plant" - the required base for the optimal crops ...
Territory Planning
Students will be acquainted with the concept, objectives, tasks and significance of the territory planning for the sustainable development of the society. They will perceive the territory planning as a complex activity targeted towards the most rational distribution of manufacturing plants and communications, progressive corrections in the urban system taking into account the natural, economic, engineering, technological, architectural, constructive and historical factors and conditions. They ...
Territory Planning
Students will be acquainted with the concept, objectives, tasks and significance of the territory planning for the sustainable development of the society. They will perceive the territory planning as a complex activity targeted towards the most rational distribution of manufacturing plants and communications, progressive corrections in the urban system taking into account the natural, economic, engineering, technological, architectural, constructive and historical factors and conditions. They ...
Theory of Book-keeping
The syllabus of the subject is oriented to non-specialists and is developed in compliance with the current regulations in two parts – fundamentals of accounting and accounting of an enterprise. The first part is focused on the essence and subject of accounting, basic methods, balance sheet, business accounts system, documenting and stocktaking. The second part is dedicated to operations and accounting of fixed assets, materials and commodities, reporting of expenses, incomes, production and ...
Trade and Contractual Law
The course gives knowledge on the main institutes and legal stakeholders in the field of trade and contractual law, examines the key definitions, such as "merchant", "types of merchants" and the ways of their constituting, the special requirements of the lawmaker for the realization of business, the character of the rights and obligations of subjects in the Civil Law, the "contract" as the most widespread type of legal relation between subjects, the procedural/legal provisions for protection in ...
Valuation of Machinery and Eguipment
Machinery and equipment market, specific features of its functioning and regulation. Classification of machines and equipment. Goals, principles, approaches and methods of valuation. Necessary information and application area of the various approaches to machines and equipment valuation, characteristics of valuation depending on their use.