Prof. Blagoy Vidin is Professor of Public International Law. He graduated from the Faculty of Law of MSU "M.V. Lomonosov" in 1981. He was Head of the Department of International Law and International Relations at the Faculty of Law at Sofia University From 1999 to 2008. He teaches "Public International Law" and "Diplomatic and Consular Law" at the Department of "European Studies". Prof. Blagoy Vidin is a member of the Legal Council of the President of the Republic of Bulgaria (2012-). He is also a member of the Commission on asylum. Currently he is head of the Department of Law at New Bulgarian University.