Vocational Education and Training

  • Innovative training and education programmes
  • European Qualification Framework
  • Network for Professional Training


To ensure economic and social development BDA facilitates technology and innovation transfer from universities, research centers and other educational institutions to business organizations. The association supports the development of Vocational Education and Training (VET) by providing advice, research, analysis, information and by stimulating European cooperation and mutual learning. BDA provides access to great variety of sources of economic and scientific information, elaborates innovative educational and training materials and ensures their localization at the Bulgarian market. The association participates in the process of development of the European Qualification Framework through initiation, elaboration and support to VET programmes and other activities related to young people and European education and culture. BDA is closely linked to the employment services and is contributing to the implementation of the European employment strategy through dialogue with social partners at European level and through its participation in the promotion of European policies and actions for the development of lifelong learning.