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Confucius Institute at the University of Bucharest, Romania

Brief Introduction:

Name: Confucius Institute at the University of Bucharest (CI at UB)

Established: November 22, 2013

Location: Bucharest, Romania

Partner University: the University of Bucharest, Romania

Partner University – the University of Bucharest

The University of Bucharest is a leading academic and cultural centre in Romanian society, and it adheres to the principles of academic integrity and critical thinking. The University has become one of the leading higher education institutions in Romania and southeast Europe by actively contributing developments in research and teaching.

The University of Bucharest offers numerous study programs, from Bachelor’s degrees to PhD programs, as well as lifelong learning programs and Erasmus programs. Aiming to strengthen international cooperation, the University has established partnerships and strategic collaborations with more than 100 prestigious universities from 40 different countries.

The University of Bucharest offers undergraduate and postgraduate degree courses in the natural sciences, as well as in social sciences and humanities. Its faculties offer high-standard academic programs, and in return they demand excellence from their students. The University's graduates and alumni effectively establish public agenda guidelines and decision-making processes, as well as contribute to international research in all academic fields.

The University of Bucharest adheres to the European Union's education principles and its entire structure of the curricula has been made compatible with the Bologna framework throughout its Faculties. The University currently offers thirty-eight undergraduate fields of study with more than 100 majors. The forms of study offered by the University are: full-time, part-time and distance learning. The University offers 180 postgraduate programs.

The Administrative System of CI at UB and its Personnel

Administrative System

   The Board of Advisors of the CI at UB is responsible for the guiding principles and policies of its development. The Foreign and Chinese Co-Directors are responsible for the daily management of the Institute on behalf of the Board.

Personnel

Composition of the Board of Advisors

Romanian Chair:

Prof. Marian Preda, Rector of UB

Chinese Chair:

Prof. Ma Huaide, President of CUPL

Other Board Members:

Prof. Marian Preda, Rector of UB    

Prof. Sorin Costreie, Vice Rector of UB

Prof. Mugurel-Dan Zlotea, Vice Rector of UB

Prof. Luminita Balan, Romanian Co-Director of CI at UB

Prof. Mircea Dumitru, Faculty of Philosophy, UB

Prof. Daniela-Anca Deteseanu, Vice Dean of Law Department, UB

Prof. Ma Huaide, President of CUPL

Prof. Li Shuangchen, Vice President of CUPL

Prof. Shi Jianzhong, Vice President of CUPL

Prof. Xu Lan, Dean of School of International Education, CUPL

Prof. Yu Xueming, Dean of School of Humanities, CUPL

Dr. Zhou Jialei, Chinese Co-Director of CI at UB

Directors of the Confucius Institute:

Romanian Co-Director:Prof. Luminita Balan, UB

Chinese Co-Director:Dr. Zhou Jialei, CUPL

Honor of the Confucius Institute

Romanian Co-Director Luminita Balan received the 2016 “Individual Performance Excellence Award”

CI at UB won the 2017 “Confucius Institute of the Year”

Romanian Co-Director Luminita Balan received the 2019 “Chinese Government Friendship Award”