• Prof. Dr.Habil. ZDENEK URBAN
A Czech scientist and expert in Bulgarian and Slavonic studies, literary and cultural historian, a professor in Charles University in Prague, Czech Republic
• Acad. Dr.Habil. ALEXANDER MIHAYLOVICH PANCHENKO
A Russian expert in Humanities, Slavonic literary critic, medievalist, specialist in culture studies, Slavic civilization historian. Russian Literature Institute, Saint Petersberg, Russia
• Prof. PhD JOHN JANE
A famous English mathematician with contribution to the field of geometrical, topological and measuring devices, a member of the Organizing Committee of a Mathematical International Competition for students that has been held in Bulgaria since 1993. A Professor of Mathematics at University College, London, Great Britain
• Prof. PhD HERWIG ALDENHOVEN
A famous Swiss theologian, PhD in Theology. Dean of the Old Catholic Faculty at State University of Bern, Switzerland
• Prof. PhD HORST LANGE
A famous German physicist with contribution to the field of the semi-conductors. Humboldt State University, Berlin, Germany
• Prof. Dr.Habil. STEFANA DIMITROVA
A famous specialist in the field of General Linguistics and Russian Studies, who was Head of the Russian Department at Shumen University for many years. Bulgarian Academy of Sciences
• Prof. Dr.Habil. VICTOR VASILIEVICH BICHKOV
A scientist with considerable contribution to the field of the Orthodox Christian Aesthetics. Philosophy Institute at the Russian Academy of Sciences, Moskow.
• Prof. TOYOO ASAKAVA
A famous conductor with a contribution to learning and popularizing Bulgarian music and Pancho Vladigerov’s works. Musical Academy, Tokyo, Japan.
• Prof. SONYA ROOVE-UVALIEVA
An English scientist in the field of Humanities with contribution to methodology and foreign language teaching. King’s College, London, Great Britain.
• Prof. Dr.Habil. TONCHO ZHECHEV
One of the most significant Bulgarian scientists.He is considered to be the last encyclopedist in Bulgarian Humanities, literary scholar, researcher of Bulgarian consciousness and “Bulgarian passions”, interpreter of Bulgarian spiritual heritage and Bulgarian nature. A corresponding member of the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences
• Prof. Dr.Habil. VLADIMIR SHKODROV
A world-known scientist with considerable achievements in the field of astronomy, a lecturer at Shumen University for many years and a rector. A Director of the Institute for Teaching Doctoral Students at the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences.
• Prof. PhD STEFAN MUTAFOV
An honoured researcher in the field of Special Pedagogy, one of the Deans of the Faculty of Education at Shumen University, founder and head of the Department of Special Pedagogy and Sociology. Trakiya University, Stara Zagora.
• Prof. TOTYU TOTEV
A prominent Bulgarian archeologist, historian and theologian, one of the founders of the History, Theology and Archeology majors at Shumen University, a lecturer and rector of Shumen University for a long time.
• Corresponding member Prof. PhD TODOR BOYADZHIEV
An eminent Bulgarian linguist with special contribution to the field of Bulgarian dialectology, phonetics and lexicology, a lecturer at Shumen University for a long time, rector and head of the Department of Bulgarian Studies. Sofia University and Bulgarian Academy of Sciences.
• Prof. PETER PASHOV
A distinguished Bulgarian linguist with contribution to all fields of moderm Bulgarian language, linguistic education and culture. The first vice-rector of Shumen University and the first head of the Department of Bulgarian Studies. A professor of modern Bulgarian language at Sofia University.
• Prof. ANASTASIYA ATANASOVA – VUKOVA
An outstanding specialist in the field of musical psychology, early childhood education, children’s art, higher education didactics. A lecturer at Shumen University for a long time with active contribution to the Faculty of Education and College Dobrich.
• Prof. PhD EKHARD WAJER
A German palaeoslavist. He researches, publishes and popularizes old Bulgarian culture heritage and especially Bulgarian writings from 9-10 century. A lecturer at the Faculty of Slavonic Studies at Albert Ludwig University, Freiburg, Germany.
• PhD AHMED DOGAN
A Bulgarian politician, founder and chairman of the Movement for Rights and Freedoms, PhD in philosophy and a scientific associate at the philosophy Institute at the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences.
• Prof. UDO SIMON
A German mathematician with high achievements in the field of the differential geometry. Mathematical Faculty at Technical University, Berlin, Germany.
• PhD JEAN DUVERNOAR
A French theologian, a specialist in Latin language and Roman law, a researcher of the Bulgarian lands during the Roman and Byzantine age. A chairman of the Academy of Sciences in Toulouse, France.
• PhD LUISE DRUKE
A representative of the United Nations High Commissariat for Refugees in Bulgartia, a scientific researcher of the organization at Geneva University. A member of a number of foreign academies.
• Assoc. Prof. TODOR KOLEV
A famous Bulgarian actor, winner of a number of national and international prizes, a lecturer of acting at the National Academy for Theatre and Film Arts.
• RADOSVET RADEV
A famous Bulgarian journalist, founder of the first national Bulgarian private radio station– Darik, a chairman of Bulgarian National Electronic Media.
• Prof. RADOSLAV RAYCHEV
A famous Bulgarian specialist in the field of neurology and neuropsychology, one of the founders of the Department of Special Pedagogy at Shumen University. A Head of Queen Joanna University Hospital, Sofia.
• Prof. Dr.Habil. BORIS ANDREEVICH USPENSKY
A famous specialist in semiotics, an author of significant works on history of Russian literary language and Russian culture, a professor of Moscow State University, Russia.
• Prof. EMIL BOEV
An expert of Turkish Studies, an author of a number of monographs, textbooks and research in the field of the Turkish, Tartarian and Gagaouz languages, one of the founders of the Turkish Studies major at Shumen University. A professor at the Eastern Languages and Cultures Centre at Sofia University.
• Prof. VESELIN DIMITROV
A radio journalist, radio researcher, founder of the Department of Journalism and Mass Communications at Sofia University, winner of the Sirak Skitnik prize for overall contribution to radio development.
• Prof. D.Sc. GROZYO STANILOV
A famous mathematician in the field of geometry and algebra, respected member of the Mathematical Society in Hamburg. A professor at Sofia University.
• Prof. D.Sc. PETER RUSEV
A famous mathematician with scientific contribution to the field of mathematical analysis, a lecturer at Sofia University and Plovdiv University, a lecturer at Shumen University for a long time. A chairman of the Specialized Scientific Council of mathematics and mechanics at the Higher Certifying Commission.
• Prof. NORBERT RANDOV
A famous specialist in Slav studies, researcher and translator of Bulgarian literature, PhD in Bulgaria. A lecturer in Old Bulgarian literature at Humboldt University in Berlin.
• Prof. PhD INRE TOT
A world-famous Hungarian palaeoslavist with contribution to popularizing old Bulgarian culture, a foreign member of the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences. Jozsef Attila University, Szeged, Hungary.
• Acad. Prof. D.Sc. PANAYOT BONCHEV
A world-famous scientist with contribution to the field of analytical and coordination chemistry, A lecturer at Shumen University for a long time and a Head of the Chemistry Department. Sofia University and Bulgarian Academy of Sciences.
• Prof. VENETA VICHEVA
A famous Bulgarian conductor and musician, founder of Bodra Pesen children’s choir, conductor of Rodny Zvutsy choir in Shumen, a professor at Shumen University. A winner of prestigious prizes in the field of musical art.
• Prof. MARIN CHONEV
A specialist in musical education and conductor, founder of Morsky Zvutsy choir and Varna Boys Choir, founder and president of Prof. Dimitrov International Choir Competition and director of an International Course for conductors
• Ivan Stanchov
Prominent Bulgarian diplomat, manager and finance specialist, philanthropist with a great contribution to the Bulgarian social and political life and donation causes with high public value.
• Acad. Svetlin Rusev
World-wide known painter with a high contribution and exceptional achievements for consolidation and development of Modern Bulgarian Art of Painting, Bulgarian culture and art, with active teaching activity and international recognition.
• Prof. Christine Keitel
A German mathematician with a distinguished achievements in the field of mathematical education and social practice in Mathematics and Gender Studies.
Academic words „Teaching and/or Learning in Higher Education Institutions after the Bologna Contract – Constraints and Challenges“
• Prof. Kiril Kirchev
A Bulgarian mathematician with a distinguished achievements in the field of mathematics and with a great contribution for the establishment of the mathematical school at Konstantin University of Shumen.
Prof. Vladimir Vavrzhinek
Prominent Czech scientist with a great contribution in the filed of Bulgarian Studies, researcher of the work of Cyril and Methodius and the Old Bulgarian literary works.