About Us


Association of European Journalists  (AEJ-Bulgaria) is a nongovernmental legal entity with non commercial goals, working for the benefit of the society. The organization has been founded in 2010 aiming at working for sustainable media sector in Bulgaria, where free journalists contribute to a positive change in society.  Our team actively strives at enriching the knowledge about quality journalism, freedom of speech in the media and the involvement of the citizens in the civil society development.


The Association of European Journalists is a member of the international Association of European Journalists (www.aej.org), which brings together journalists from 30 European countries. AEJ is independent, international association, where journalists are members of their respective national section. The organization supports critical journalism in the course of European integration and defends the freedom of speech. AEJ gives journalists the opportunity to be part of professional and social network. The association  is an official Observer in the Council of Europe's Media Steering Committee.


The membership in AEJ-Bulgaria is a voluntary act of journalists, working for media or freelancers, experts in the fields of media, European studies and civil society in Bulgaria. Everyone who shares the goals of the organization and the means for their achievement, who adheres to the terms of our Statute is welcome. The membership could be full or associated.

If you like to become a member in AEJ-Bulgaria:

  • Introduce yourself and your motivation for becoming a member at team@aej-bulgaria.org

  • Attach a declaration that you accept the goals of AEJ-Bulgaria and the terms of our Statute, as well as that you adhere to the Ethic code of Bulgarian media.

  • Candidates born before 1973 г. we demand a declaration for not being a member or contributor of the Bulgarian state security services in the period before 1989.


Privacy Policy

The Privacy Policy governs all websites maintained by Association of European Journalists - Bulgaria. It details the processing of users’ data collected during their online visits.

What type of information do we collect and store?

You can access AEJ-Bulgaria website without revealing any personal information.  AEJ-Bulgaria web servers collect anonymous logs during user visits to. This information is used to create aggregate statistics. These statistics help us understand how the website is used and provide us with valuable information for improving it in the future.

Use of cookies

A cookie is a text-only piece of information that a website transfers to your computer's hard disk so that the website can remember who you are. A cookie will normally contain the name of the Internet domain from which the cookie has come, the "lifetime" of the cookie, and a value, usually a randomly generated unique number. If you wish to restrict or block cookies you can set your internet browser to do so. Please, be aware that if you block cookies some applications of the website may not perform properly.

E-mail addresses

If you subscribe to the AEJ-Bulgaria monthly Newsletter, we will store your email address. It will only be used for dissemination of our publications. If you wish to unsubscribe from our mailing list you may do so at any moment as indicated in every email you receive or by contacting us. AEJ-Bulgaria does not provide emails to any third party nor uses them for marketing purposes.

Security of data

We endeavor to keep the collected data secure. It is stored in a secure environment, accessed only by AEJ-Bulgaria staff who need the information in order to perform his/her professional duties and used only in connection with the purposes for which the information was collected.


If you have any questions regarding AEJ-Bulgaria privacy policy or require any clarifications, please contact AEJ-Bulgaria team by mail: team@aej-bulgaria.org.