University of Bucharest
Several universities in Bucharest and elsewhere in Romania are holding today festivities to mark the opening of academic year 2019-2020. They include the University of Bucharest, the Bucharest University of Economic Studies (ASE) and the Babes-Bolyai University of Cluj-Napoca, as well as several faculties within the National University of Political Studies and Public Administration.
The Polytechnic University of Bucharest (UPB) won five trophies, 11 gold medals and diplomas of excellence, four individual certificates of appreciation, as well as five gold medals and prizes at the 4th edition of the International Invention Innovation Competition in Canada, which took place at the end of August.
Several Romanian specialists in different fields were decorated in a ceremony with the Palmes Academiques Order by the Ambassador of France in Bucharest, Michele Ramis. According to a press release from the French Embassy sent to AGERPRES, the Palmes Academiques Order in the rank of Knight was awarded to Alexandru Aldea, Manuela Delia Anghel, Ionela Baluta, Sonia Berbinschi, and Janos Torok.
Professor Mircea Dumitru, the rector of the University of Bucharest (UB), was unanimously elected chairman of the Balkan Universities Association by members the General Assembly at the fourth conference of the Balkan Universities Association (BUA), which took place in Tetovo, in the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, March 30-31, 2018.
Romania will continue to be part of the Francophonie, as it is intimately tied to these values, Romanian state officials assured at the conference "Centennial Romania's Francophone cultural model," which marked the 25th anniversary of organisational Francophonie in Romania, held in cooperation with the La Francophonie's Regional Office for Central and Eastern Europe (BRECO) and