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The Centre for European Studies (CES) of Alexandru Ioan Cuza University of Iași, Romania is an interfaculty department  and operates as a  Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence in European Studies, from 2009. The Centre of Excellence include the Chair Jean Monnet "Economy and politics of European Integration/L'economie et la politique de l'integration europeenne". CES's mission is to contribute to the development of the European dimension of education, to promote research and consultancy, information, documentation in the area of European studies and to, directly and indirectly, support the process of economic and social development in the North-East region of Romania. The main goal is to contribute to a better knowledge and understanding of the process of integration, in its different aspects, of the standards for Romania's participation in this process and of the place and role of the European Union in the world. In this goal we develop education, training and research programmes, organise different scientific events. As major fields of interest, the institution is focused on European economy, European policies, internal market, trade, interregional and trans-border cooperation etc. We are also interested to intensify our research concerning the issues of regional development in the subjects of interest for the convergence of regions as: disparities, cohesion, the centre-periphery model, secondary growth poles, international specialization and competitivity, tourism and regional development, foreign direct investments, migration, local and regional governance, European cohesion policy, cross-border cooperation and European Neighbourhood Policy.          CES participates to programs of national and international cooperation regarding research, education and the dissemination of information about the EU and the integration process, it develops mobility programs for students and teachers, it promotes public - private partnership and debates on European issues, cooperating with public institutions, professors and researchers from Romanian academic centers as well as from other academic centers situated in EU member states. CES's mission is to contribute to the development of the European dimension of education, to promote research and consultancy, information, documentation in the area of European studies and to, directly and indirectly, support the process of economic and social development in the North-East region of Romania. The main goal is to contribute to a better knowledge and understanding of the process of integration, in its different aspects, of the standards for Romania's participation in this process and of the place and role of the European Union in the world. In this goal we develop education, training and research programmes, organise different scientific events. As major fields of interest, the institution is focused on European economy, European policies, internal market, trade, interregional and trans-border cooperation etc.We are also interested to intensify our research concerning the issues of regional development in the subjects of interest for the convergence of regions as: disparities, cohesion, the centre- periphery model, secondary growth poles, international specialization and competitivity, tourism and regional development, foreign direct investments, migration, local and regional governance, European cohesion policy, cross-border cooperation and European Neighbourhood Policy.          CES participates to programs of national and international cooperation regarding research, education and the dissemination of information about the EU and the integration process, it develops mobility programs for students and teachers, it promotes public - private partnership and debates on European issues, cooperating with public institutions, professors and researchers from Romanian academic centers as well as from other academic centers situated in EU member states.
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