This project is supported by a grant of Ministery of Research and Innovation, CNCS - UEFISCDI, project number PN-III-P4-ID-PCCF-2016-0166, within PNCDI III © Centre for European Studies - Alexandru Ioan Cuza University of Iasi   

Alexandru Ioan Cuza University of Iași, Romania (UAIC) - ROMANIA.

Alexandru Ioan Cuza University of Iaşi (UAIC, www.uaic.ro/en/) is the oldest and one of the most prestigious higher education institutions in Romania. Since 1860 UAIC has been carrying on a tradition of excellence and innovation in the fields of education and research. The project is implemented by the Alexandru Ioan Cuza University of Iasi and managed by the Centre for European Studies of (CES), with a solid expertise on the EU’s eastern neighbourhood and EU’s cross-border cooperation. CES is an interdisciplinary department within UAIC which focuses on developing new academic and research programmes mainly in the field of regional studies. [read more…] Peter Nijkamp | project coordinator Peter is Emeritus Professor in regional and urban economics, and in economic geography. From 2009-2015, he was Honorary University Professor at the same university. He has been president of the governing board of the Netherlands Research Council (NWO) (2002-2009). He is also former president of the European Regional Science Association and of the Regional Science Association International. He is fellow of the Royal Netherlands Academy of Sciences, and former vice-president of this organization. In 1996, Peter Nijkamp was awarded the most prestigious scientific prize in the Netherlands, the Spinoza award. RESEARCH ACTIVITIES: Peter Nijkamp's main research interests cover plan evaluation, multicriteria analysis, regional and urban planning, transport systems analysis, mathematical modelling of spatial systems, migration, technological innovation, and environmental and resource management. In his long research career he has focused his research in particular on quantitative methods for policy analysis, as well as on behavioural analysis of economic agents. He has a broad expertise in the economics of public policy, services planning, infrastructure management, environmental management and sustainable development.  

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Gabriela Carmen PASCARIU  | UAIC team coordinator Gabriela has had more than 20 years of teaching and research experience in the field; she is the Jean Monet Ad  Personam Chair holder and the Director of the Centre for European Studies; she participated in 30 international and national projects (including 11 Jean Monnet actions as coordinator or member); she has a high level of expertise in international cooperation at European level and in the cooperation  with EU’s Eastern neighbourhood countries (networks and cross border cooperation); she has expertise in the organization of international, national and local events. She developed 3 master curricula and more that 10 training programs in the area of European Studies; she is a Team Europe expert, coordinate and participate in scientific boards of international journals, is member in national and international associations in the field of European studies.
Ramona TIGANASU | researcher Ramona is  Researcher PhD, coordinator of the Centre for European Studies (CES) Research Department. During the experience at CES, she has been involved in over 15 national and European research projects, and has published more than 65 papers in the field of Regional Development in the EU and Institutional Economics. Throughout her academic activity she was member in the organisation of over 30 national and international scientific events (conferences, workshops, round tables etc). She has 11 years of experience in teaching and research in the economic aspects of the European integration process.
Florin Oprea | researcher Florin is Assoc. professor PhD st the Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, Alexandru Ioan Cuza University of Iasi, Romania. His main interest is in local financial management, public administration and public finance. A good part of his publications is related to European integration process and its effects. He was team member in several research grants, most of them related to European integration.
Carmen PINTILESCU | researcher Carmen is  Professor PhD at the Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, Alexandru Ioan Cuza University of Iasi. Reprehenderit enim nulla in magna nisi elit id. Sint sit amet magna ipsum, aliqua ad occaecat mollit pariatur cupidatat dolor. Ut nisi, quis eiusmod minim adipisicing sed. Magna laboris voluptate deserunt tempor amet culpa eiusmod proident tempor et amet in officia ullamco.
Cristian ÎNCĂLȚĂRĂU | researcher Cristian is currently working as a researcher at the Centre for European Studies (CES).  Economist by profession, his main research interest is related to the bilateral influence between labour mobility and development (internal/international migration and the impact in the origin region/country, economics of remittances, migration transition). Furthermore, during last years, he has specialised in econometrics, mainly in time series analysis. Since 2009 he has become the executive editor of CES Working Papers, edited by CES. In the project, he will be involved in both teaching and research activities.
Loredana SIMIONOV | researcher Loredana is a PhD, Researcher at CES. She has a PhD in Economics and International Relations, having as main academic areas of interest the relations between the EU and Russia, the European Neighbourhood Policy, EU Foreign Affairs, as well as the economic integration process of the EU. Although she is at the debut of her academic career, Ms Simionov has been involved within the Centre’s activities since 2011, when she was a PhD student. Moreover, she has outstanding research results and has participated in a variety of courses and trainings in order to complement her expertise and education.
Alexandru BĂNICĂ | researcher Id ea, magna occaecat ipsum amet in nostrud aliquip amet anim voluptate eu consequat labore laboris, reprehenderit magna. Irure nisi amet ut ea dolor adipisicing in pariatur, aliqua, nulla veniam ut cillum aliqua. Dolore dolore reprehenderit consectetur do, labore proident duis minim do nostrud esse eu aute, nostrud ad sint ex commodo. Aute irure enim pariatur amet consectetur exercitation excepteur, fugiat minim occaecat ipsum tempor pariatur exercitation dolore.
Corneliu IAȚU | researcher Corneliu is Vice-Chancellor of "Alexandru Ioan Cuza" University of Iasi. He is Professor at the Faculty of Geography and Geology. His expertise lies on the following topics: Geography of tourism; Demography; Labour geography; Political geography (elections, democracy); Spatial planning. He has won 9 research grants and was part of the team responsible with the implementation of 15 others.
Liviu George MAHA | researcher Liviu is a 16-year experience Professor PhD, teaches disciplines related to Economic Integration, Economics and International Economics at various undergraduate and master programs, collaborates with CES carrying out teaching and research activities in European Studies. His research areas are related to economic integration, structural and cohesion funds, international economics and business, European business environment, Euro-marketing etc.
Elena Daniela VIORICĂ | researcher Id est aute, id quis excepteur in, voluptate officia duis, consequat mollit magna: Magna voluptate et excepteur ut aliqua tempor non fugiat amet quis anim ut elit anim pariatur. In non, nostrud ea esse mollit nostrud ad in. Eu ipsum reprehenderit dolor, sed nostrud elit adipisicing reprehenderit deserunt velit irure. Commodo ut officia nulla proident nisi aliquip culpa, aliquip in ea aute commodo ut.
Alina BOTEZAT | researcher Alina is a researcher at the “Gh. Zane” Institute for Economic and Social Research, Romanian Academy, Iași. She graduated from the University of Mannheim in 2008 with a "Diplom-Volkswirtin" degree, and received her Ph.D. in Economics from UAIC. Her primary research interests are in economics of education, migration, labor economics, applied econometrics, and health economics. Since 2013 she is a post-doctoral fellow of the College for Interdisciplinary Educational Research (CIDER), Berlin. [more info]
Teodor Lucian MOGA | researcher Teo is assistant professor in the foreign affairs & security issues at CES and former post-doc researcher at the University of St. Gallen, Switzerland. He was a holder of the Swiss Government Excellence Scholarship. He had previously pursued a PhD in Economics and International Relations at UAIC and a MA in Political Science at the University of Manchester, UK. His main academic fields of interest are EU foreign and security policy, European Neighbourhood Policy and the Eastern Partnership.
Alexandra GHEORGHIU | researcher Alexandra   is   a   teaching   assistant   at   the   Faculty   of   Psychology   and   Educational   Sciences   of   Alexandru   Ioan   Cuza   University of   Iasi   (Romania),   and   senior   data   analyst   for   GfK.   Alexandra   holds   a   PhD   in   Social   Psychology   applied   to   transportation behaviour   since   2012.   She   has   7   years   of   teaching   and   research   experience   at   the   University   of   Alexandru   Ioan   Cuza, University    Blaise    Pascal    Clermont    Ferrand,    University    Jules    Verne,    Amiens    and    the    French    Institute    of    Science    and Technology   for   Transport,   Development   and   Networks   (IFSTTAR).   Her   main   teaching   experience   covers   experimental   psychology, statistics, social psychology, and organizational psychology.
Sorin MAZILU | researcher Sorin is a Ph.D., currently working as a researcher at Centre for European Studies (CES), within Alexandru Ioan Cuza University of Iasi. His main interest areas rely on Creativity, Creative industries and Culture-based Development.  Along research activities, he is involved in educational activities and national and international projects which aim for sustainable development, by harnessing human capital, cultural resources and creativity.
Ciprian ALUPULUI | researcher Ciprian is the coordinator of the European Documentation Centre. He is involved in several research programs (Jean Monnet, ESPON) and his interests comprise local and regional development, territorial governance  and cross-border cooperation policy. He has a PhD in Human Geography obtained in 2012 at UAIC with a thesis on territorial governace. He was part of the team responsible for implementing several projects. In the last five years he was involved in organising of more than 20 major events in the European Studies and Regional development fields.
Radu RĂDULESCU| PhD student Radu is a Ph.D. student in the economics and international bussiness’s program , where he is interested to build statistical and numerical models in international tourism and economic resilience. He considers it very important to know how a country reacts to the emergence of an economic, political or social crisis and to identify which of these countries are vulnerable. The knowledge acquired in the license years in the tourism economy and then the risk management in international business at the master's are useful in the development of new models in the tourism and economic growth analysis.
Ema CORODESCU-ROȘCA | PhD student Ema is a PhD student in human geography at Alexandru Ioan Cuza University of Iasi, Romania and in spatial planning at University of Tours, France. Her main research area is economic geography, while her specific interests are related to territorial development, particularly to local endogenous development and regional resilience as well as to their implications for strategic spatial planning.
Anatolie CĂRBUNE | PhD student Anatolie is a Phd student within Alexandru Ioan Cuza University of Iași. His main research interests include, but are not limited to the following areas: Eastern Partnership, Resilience, Security Studies, International Relations Theories, Asian Studies
Diana Elena ABĂLAȘEI | PhD student Amet magna nisi lorem esse irure sint id elit ut dolore, excepteur nulla duis? Culpa eu, ullamco exercitation sed est, qui exercitation enim pariatur deserunt. Lorem deserunt, cillum ut amet laboris commodo aliquip dolor et excepteur culpa occaecat irure mollit..
Beatricie SURUGIU | master student Veniam ex dolore consectetur ea reprehenderit amet id elit sint deserunt dolor elit aliqua? Incididunt tempor magna ea cupidatat do? Dolor occaecat adipisicing, magna anim dolore, anim laboris.Officia, aliquip est consectetur nulla, quis esse laboris, minim sit. Velit aliquip, exercitation ipsum voluptate duis irure minim incididunt consequat adipisicing sit ut enim non sint. Ad pariatur, laboris mollit dolore anim eiusmod.
Ana Maria OPRIA | master student Ana is currently in her master studies at the Faculty of Geography and Geology, Tourism and Regional Development specialization. She is also a trainee at the International Relations Department of "Al. I. Cuza " University in Iasi. The research interest is oriented towards the field of Human Geography with a focus especially on aspects related to the development of rural areas. The issue of the thesis she is preparing concernes the impact of the European financing instruments upon the economic development of the rural communities with a focus on LEADER axis. 
Bogdan-Constantin IBANESCU | researcher Bogdan is a researcher at Centre for European Studies, Alexandru Ioan Cuza University from Iasi. He has a PhD in Human Geography obtained in 2012 at Bordeaux Montaigne University with a thesis on rural tourism in peripheral areas. His main research areas are geography of tourism, spatial analysis and European peripheries. He has a 5 years teaching experience in universities from Romania, Morocco and France on topics related to geography of tourism, spatial analysis, project management, peripheral spaces.
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Alexandru Ioan Cuza University of Iași, Romania (UAIC) -

ROMANIA.

Alexandru Ioan Cuza University of Iaşi (UAIC, www.uaic.ro/en/) is the oldest and one of the most prestigious higher education institutions in Romania. Since 1860 UAIC has been carrying on a tradition of excellence and innovation in the fields of education and research. The project is implemented by the Alexandru Ioan Cuza University of Iasi and managed by the Centre for European Studies of (CES), with a solid expertise on the EU’s eastern neighbourhood and EU’s cross-border cooperation. CES is an interdisciplinary department within UAIC which focuses on developing new academic and research programmes mainly in the field of regional studies. [read more…] Peter Nijkamp | project coordinator Peter is Emeritus Professor in regional and urban economics, and in economic geography. From 2009- 2015, he was Honorary University Professor at the same university. He has been president of the governing board of the Netherlands Research Council (NWO) (2002-2009). He is also former president of the European Regional Science Association and of the Regional Science Association International. He is fellow of the Royal Netherlands Academy of Sciences, and former vice-president of this organization. In 1996, Peter Nijkamp was awarded the most prestigious scientific prize in the Netherlands, the Spinoza award. RESEARCH ACTIVITIES: Peter Nijkamp's main research interests cover plan evaluation, multicriteria analysis, regional and urban planning, transport systems analysis, mathematical modelling of spatial systems, migration, technological innovation, and environmental and resource management. In his long research career he has focused his research in particular on quantitative methods for policy analysis, as well as on behavioural analysis of economic agents. He has a broad expertise in the economics of public policy, services planning, infrastructure management, environmental management and sustainable development.  

UAIC team.

Bucharest University of Economic Studies

The Bucharest University of Economic Studies (Romanian: Academia de Studii Economice din București, abbreviated ASE) is a public university in Bucharest, Romania. Founded in 1913 as the Academy of Higher-level Commercial and Industrial Studies (Academia de Înalte Studii Comerciale și Industriale (AISCI)), it has become one of the largest economic higher education institutes in both Romania and South-Eastern Europe. The Bucharest Academy of Economic Studies is classified as an advanced research and education university by the Ministry of Education. It is one of the five members of the Universitaria Consortium (the group of elite Romanian universities). [read more…] ASE team coordinator: prof.dr. Daniela Luminița CONSTANTIN
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