Centre of Excellence  Acquiring the status of Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence in 2009, we have assumed to develop a platform for high-level academic and professional skills in European studies.  The project emphasises the role of civil society based on the 'University in society' concept. Dissemination of knowledge on European integration, promotion of fundamental  European values, awareness of cultural and historical diversity of Europe and the feeling of belonging to a common space of values and attaining the European citizenship,  tolerance and mutual understanding are central objectives of our project (read more...)  Centre for European Documentation   As a European Documentation Centre (CDE), we support studies and research in European Studies, by providing detailed information on laws, policies and institutions about the  European Union. For this purpose, we offer students or any other interested persons access to various collections of articles, reports and documents published by the EU  institutions and agencies   Awards and international affiliations  In 2012 the Centre for European Studies received the Award of Excellence for Research and Training in European Affairs from the European Institute of Romania. Furthermore, we  are affiliated to different associations, like Regional Studies Associations, Academic Association for Contemporary European Studies and The Partnership for Peace Consortium. 
Our research programme aims to gather resources and research potential of specialists from universities and partner  institutions in order to analyse the political, economic and social disparities, the factors that generate them and provide  methods to reduce them. The main area of interest of the studies that we undertake is regional development, but addressed  in an inter- and trans-disciplinary manner, according to the mechanisms and vision of the European Union. (read more...)
Our publications represent a support for sharing ideas, theoretical and empirical analysis in an inter- and multidisciplinary  perspective of the wider European thematic studies. Eastern - Journal of European Studies, our main publication, has  already managed to attract studies from wide known authors in the field of economic and political studies (currently under  evaluation for Thomson ISI indexation). CES Working Papers is addressing young researchers, giving them the opportunity  to publish their research results, to receive feedback from other researchers in order to improve their methodology and  validate their results. Collection of Excellence stands out as a way to provide the most representative works in European  Studies to the academic community. (read more...) 
For achieving our mission, to promote the European dimension in education and training, the scientific events organized in  European thematic studies, consisting of conferences, seminars, communication sessions, debates, roundtables etc.. The  annual conference EURINT – usually organised with the occasion of Europe Day, represents our reference event. Since we  began, we have always been concerned with providing top academic events and involving numerous experts from Romania  and abroad. (read more...) 
Being interested in strengthening our role as an active regional player, we aim to disseminate the results of our research  projects by outlining some directions of economic and political action. To this end, we engage in conducting our projects along  with other universities, centres or institutes from Romania and abroad, but also with local and national administration. So far  we have been able to support our research activities by applying to various funding sources available at national and  European level, like PHARE, INTERREG, Jean Monnet, ENPI, HRD, PN II, ANCS etc. (read more...) 
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To achieve its mission, the Centre for European Studies organizes programmes and training courses in different areas of European studies, participates in programs of national and international cooperation for research and disseminating information about the EU and the process of integration. It also develops programs for student and professor mobility, promotes public-private partnership and debates on European themes, collaborating with public institutions, professors and researchers from the university Centres in Romania and from the EU member countries. Home About CES Research Publications Projects Events Educational programmes
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