Educational programs

Academic level

High-school and university students and other interested public, will have the possibility to pursue our courses, taught by our associate professionals, in the fields providing the necessary knowledge and skills for professional and entrepreneurial development: management, marketing, sales, negotiations, business and tax law, human resources, finance and accounting, event organisation, intercultural communication and others in the same category.

Also, for people wishing to initiate themselves in other domains, for personal or professional purposes, we can introduce qualification courses in diverse fields, such as technical, technological, artistic, scientific, cultural fields.

Our specialized manuals and guides, a result of Institute’s members’ research activity, are published and ready to introduce in the educational and academic environment.

Non-formal level

We will offer a wide variety of outside-school learning opportunities from workshops, debates and discussion groups to conferences, symposiums and intercultural integrative events, informative manuals and web portals, created and organized within our departments and multicultural clubs. Through our programs not only can you discover or improve upon specific skill sets but you can also meet a large variety of people with multiple back grounds and experiences with whom to share ideas, find solutions to society’s problems, broaden your horizons and dissolve cultural barriers.

We are honoured to introduce you to the course and seminars held by our academic partners:

  1. Adjunct professor,PhD. Manuela Lupu – Faculty of Business, “Babeș-Bolyai”  University

Business Ethics – courses and seminars at the master’s level, in Romanian and English languages

Commercial Law, International Commercial Law – seminars

2. Lecturer, PhD Vasile Mihai Cucerzan, University of Agricultural Sciences and Veterinary Medicine, Cluj-Napoca, Faculty of Horticulture, Department 3: Economics

I. Studies, specialisations:

Doctorate: “Babeș-Bolyai” University, Faculty of Sociology (2009), thesis “Aspecte socio-economice ale dezvoltării rurale în Regiunea de Nord-Vest” ( “Socio-economic aspects of rural development in the North-West Region”)

Specializations: “Babeș-Bolyai” University, Faculty of Sociology and Social assistance, master’s program “Management of regional and community resourses and problems”  (“Gestionarea resurselor și problemelor regionale și comunitare”) (2005);

II. Teaching activity:

Teaching courses and conducting seminars of General Sociology, Rural Sociology, Communication Techniques, Business Ethics.

Teaching of the course Scientific Research Methodology and Techniques at doctoral schools of University of Agricultural Sciences and Veterinary Medicine (USAMV), respectively University of Medicine and Pharmacy (UMF), Cluj-Napoca (2011-2014)

III. Fields of research: Sociology, Law, Regional and Rural Development, Communication, Ethics.

Books and scientific works: Author of 4 books, coauthor of 12 collective volumes and 3 university manuals, 20 scientific articles.


Profesorul Mihai Șerban despre “Agronomia socială”, Editura Argonaut, Cluj-Napoca, 2005 (Professor Mihai Șerban  on  “Social Agronomy”, Argonaut Publishing House,Cluj-Napoca, 2005 )

Uniunea Europeană și dezvoltarea rural-regională, Editura AcademicPres, Cluj-Napoca, 2010 (European Union and rural-regional development, AcademicPres Publishing House, Cluj-Napoca, 2010 )

Agronomia socială, Editura AcademicPres, Cluj-Napoca, 2010 (Social Agronomy, AcademicPres Publishing House, Cluj-Napoca, 2010)

Introducere în sociologie, Editura AcademicPres, Cluj-Napoca, 2010 (Introduction in Sociology, AcademicPres Publishing House, Cluj-Napoca, 2010 )

Din poezia filosofică românească, Editura Argonaut, Cluj-Napoca, 2017 (în colab.) (From the Romanian philosophical poetry, Argonaut Publishing House, Cluj-Napoca, 2017 )

IV. Other mentions:

Participant in national and international scientific reunions (Romanian Academy, University of Agricultural Sciences and Veterinary Medicine of Cluj-Napoca, Babeș-Bolyai University). Participant in multiple field sociological research. Member of different organizations.

Collaborator of various publications. Deputy Editor-in-Chief of the “Christian-Democracy” magazine (2005-2006), editor-in-chief of “Patria magazine” (2011), editor-in-chief of USAMV Newsletter (2012) etc.

Special Prize of the Socio-Human Sciences Olympiad, National Phase, Târgu-Jiu, 1998;

The Special Prize of the National Competition “Tolerance and Democracy”, Dâmboviţa, 1998.

Diploma of excellence for the initiation of the anti-smoking law, Bucharest, 2016.


Bachelor’s level, 3rd year:

  • General Sociology (course and seminar)
  • Rural sociology (course and seminar)
  • Communication Techniques (course and seminar)

Master’s level, Agribusiness study program

  • Business Ethics