Bulgarian Comparative Education Society (BCES)

XVIII Annual International Conference

Educational Reforms Worldwide

Sofia, Bulgaria, 23 - 26 June 2020

The XVIII BCES Conference will be carried out distantly (virtually).

All registered for XVIII BCES Conference 2020 receive free registration for XIX BCES Conference 2021.

The XVIII BCES distant conference will use Cisco Webex video conferencing. Specific details will soon be uploaded.

Late registration: Open. Click HERE.

Full paper submission: Closed. Abstract submission: Open until 30 May 2020. Click HERE.

Volume 18 / 2020 of BCES Conference Books will be published online in the last week of May 2020.

BCES Statement on transferring the XVIII BCES Conference from physical (onsite) to distant (virtual) form


The XVIII BCES Conference will be carried out distantly (virtually) on the dates 23-26 June 2020.


All registered participants will have the opportunity to present their papers orally and show their PowerPoint presentations.


Vol. 18, 2020 of BCES Conference Books will be published both in print and online. Its online version will appear May 2020. Its printed version will be produced next year and copies will be given to participants in our 2021 conference together with copies of Vol. 19, 2021.


All registered participants will receive pdf Certificates of Participation. The 2020 Conference Program will be available on the BCES Conference website.


All participants registered for the XVIII BCES Conference 2020 are registered for the XIX BCES Conference 2021 (Sofia, 22-25 June 2021, Hotel Expo Sofia).

Keynote presentation

School Reforms in Bulgaria (9th - 21st Century)

Keynote presenters: Professor Dr.habil. Nikolay Popov & Associate Professor Dr. Marina Pironkova

Faculty of Educational Sciences and Arts, Sofia University St. Kliment Ohridski, Bulgaria