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“Babeş-Bolyai” University Cluj-Napoca

The Babeş-Bolyai University is the oldest academic institution in Romania, which embodies the entire academic tradition in Transylvania, inaugurated by the founding of a Jesuit College by Prince Stephan Bathory in 1581. Having over 45,500 students enrolled in different levels of study (short and long-term studies, master degree studies, doctoral studies, post-doctoral studies) and types of education (including distance learning), academic extension and rural education project, and having 21 faculties, 116 specialisations and 98 departments, Babes-Bolyai University has become one of the most comprehensive universities in Romania and in this part of Europe. The educational and research activities are carried out by a teaching staff of over 1,700.

Located in a geographical area characterized by the presence of diverse ethnic and religious groups, the University adheres to a policy of multiculturalism, its students and teaching staff including Romanians, as well as Hungarians, Germans and Roma. Moreover BBU has developed new lines of studies such as: European Studies, German Studies, with Comparative European Studies (in French) American Studies (in English) and Management (in Italian) which reflects the European dimension of this institution. The university, carrying the names of a gifted mathematician and a chemistry scientist, has developed one of the richest studies networks on the continent. Being a member of European Universities Associations and a recipient of the Hannah-Arendt prize, BBU has developed real reforms in accordance with the Bologna Declaration starting in 2005 and is now a broker of relationships in the community, and a partner in the Regional Development Agency North West in the challenging pilot project RIS NW and FP6 and FP& Projects.



Faculty of European Studies

The Faculty of European Studies started its activity as the School for Advanced Comparative European Studies in the academic year 1993-1994. In May 1995 the official name of the institution became the Faculty of European Studies. The Faculty awards B.A. degrees in International Relations and European Studies – American Studies in the field of Political Science - and in Management (Management of European Institutions) - in the field of Economics. Besides the B.A. programmes, the Faculty of European Studies offers M.A. programmes in a variety of fields: Comparative European Studies, Anthropology and Multicultural Studies, German Studies, American Studies, Advanced Management, Management in Education and Cultural Institutions, and European Affairs and Project Management. It has set up a Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence and works with the ESF as an active member of the European consortium for education and research. In this way it is taking up the real challenges membership in the E.U. offers for the country and is adopting its values. The faculty is real key player in the field of education, research and life learning and training editing the Studia Europaea Academic Journal


 Ph.D. Elena-Marilena Porumb