Borislav holds a PhD degree in Modern and Contemporary History from the Sofia University St. Kliment Ohridsky. He specialized at the Galway National University of Ireland. As a young researcher, Mr. Mavrov has participated in numerous European Commission Research Programs. Before joining the European Institute (EI) in 2007, he worked as an adviser at the European Parliament in Brussels (2007) and served as International Secretary of the Democrats for Strong Bulgaria Political Party (2004-2007).
Currently, Dr. Mavrov is Program Director and Senior Researcher at EI. In parallel, he serves as an associate lecturer at the Faculty of Philosophy at Sofia University. Since 2008, Borislav has been actively involved in the EC’s Europe Direct network, subsequently serving as the manager of Europe Direct’s centres in Sofia and in Varna. Dr. Mavrov has a proven expertise in managing wide-scale EU-funded research projects. He is a regular contributor to scientific publications, handbooks, and reports.