A delegation of VUZF University from Bulgaria visited the Centre for European Economic Research (ZEW) in Mannheim on December 4, 2012. VUZF is the first Bulgarian university to specialise in finance, insurance, social insurance, management, and marketing. VUZF President Professor Grigorii Vazov, Vice President Detelina Smilova,
Executive Director Radostin Vazov, as well as Ivo Stoicov were welcomed by ZEW's Director of Business and Administration, Thomas Kohl. Afterwards, the visitors exchanged ideas with Stephan Reichert, head of the Strategic Planning Unit at ZEW, on common research areas as well as on possible fields of cooperation.