About BCES & Contact

International Symposium

30 Years since the Fall of the Berlin Wall

Educational Reforms in Eastern and Central Europe & Eurasia 1989-2019

Organized by the Bulgarian Comparative Education Society (BCES)

Pomorie, Bulgaria, 10 - 11 June 2019

About BCES & Contact

About BCES

The Bulgarian Comparative Education Society (BCES) was founded in Sofia in October 1991.

BCES is registered as a non-profit, non-governmental organization.

It focuses on:

  • organizing annual international conferences on education
  • doing comparative education studies
  • coordinating international research projects
  • supporting publications on problems of education
  • organizing study visits to Bulgaria for foreign students, teachers and experts
  • providing expertise to education policy making

BCES topics of special interest are:

  • Comparative education
  • History of education
  • Teacher education
  • Education policy, reforms and innovations
  • New practices in preschool, primary and secondary education
  • Reforms in higher education
  • Lifelong learning, vulnerable groups and social inclusion

BCES Annual International Conference

The main BCES event is the BCES Annual International Conference that has regularly been organized since 2002.

For more information about the XVII BCES Annual International Conference, 11 - 14 June 2019, please visit the conference website - http://www.bces-conference.org/

For more information about the BCES Conference Books please visit the conference book website -



About any matters concerning the Symposium (abstracts, papers, registration, program etc.) please contact the Symposium organizers at


Symposium e-mail: info@bcesconvention.com