The CoDE Project will explore and analyse the information space in Bulgaria. Its main objectives are:

  • Consolidation of Best Practices: CoDE aims to consolidate best practices in the analysis of the information environment and information society.
  • Development of Tools and Conducting Training: The project focuses on the development of tools, the provision of training, and the creation of an environment for collaboration.
  • Establishment of an Effective Ecosystem: CoDE unites teams from the academic community, business, public, and non-governmental sectors.


  • Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski”
  • Faculty of Philosophy, Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski”
  • Institute of Information and Communication Technologies (IICT) at the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences
  • European Software Institute – Center for Eastern Europe
  • Webcentric
  • Contipso
  • Identrics

Research activities

  • Analysis and Conceptualization. The inaugural year is dedicated to the nuanced processes of analysis, conceptualization, and definition of information environment.
  • Presentation of Rationalization Guidelines. The second year is earmarked for the development of guidelines for refinement and presentation to stakeholders.
  • Optimization and Demonstration. The final phase includes optimization and showcasing of attend results true demonstrations

Following the successful completion of the project the ecosystem for analyzing the information environment will aim to be established and continue to operate in accordance with the agreed business model and development strategy. This envisages a sustained and structured continuation of the ecosystem’s activities, ensuring its ongoing relevance and impact beyond the project’s conclusion.

More information: CoDE: Countering Disinformation Environment (Ecosystem) in Bulgaria (

Support for the Grantee is provided by the America for Bulgaria Foundation. The statements and opinions expressed herein are solely those of the Grantee or the respective Project Partner and do not necessarily reflect the views of the America for Bulgaria Foundation or its affiliates.