University consortium

Research directions of the faculties that are part of the Informatica Universitaria Consortium

The Purpose and the Objectives of the Consortium

The purpose of establishing the Consortium is to work with partner universities to raise the level of scientific research and teaching, in order to recognize nationally and internationally their prestige and their classification as reference universities in Europe, to initiate the improvement of the legislative framework for higher education and university research, as well as the unitary definition of university study programs and the minimum standards for them, along with the degrees and qualifications acquired after their graduation.

The partnered universities cooperate in order to achieve the following objectives of the Consortium:

  • ensures the efficient use of the Consortium’s material, financial and human resources, as well as its own assets;
  • proposes the principles of cooperation and common strategic objectives for all the institutions in the Consortium;
  • promotes academic programs, respectively joint scientific research projects;
  • supports measures to strengthen and expand: scientific research, its own internationally published publications and adherence to the category of leading European universities;
  • identifies areas of excellence in research, in order to provide logistical and financial support to research centers and projects resulting from the pooling of resources of the institutions involved;
  • develops an integrated admission strategy and a unique student guide at the Consortium level, listing all the courses and specializations they can take, based on the accumulation and transfer of study credits to any of the partner universities;
  • develops common recommendation rules on how to take and pass undergraduate examinations, master’s dissertations and doctoral theses;
  • facilitates the mobility of teachers and students within the Consortium;
  • promotes proposals and solutions in order to improve the legislation and regulations of higher education in the country, to increase the competitiveness of Romanian universities and their social relevance;
  • supports the improvement and efficiency of the legislative and logistical framework for Lifelong Learning;
  • initiates proposals for the unitary establishment of the fields and specializations of undergraduate, master’s and doctoral university education;
  • initiates proposals for the establishment of minimum standards for the authorization and accreditation of study programs;
  • initiates proposals for the designation of qualifications and titles acquired after graduation;
  • coordinates joint efforts in the search for the establishment of doctoral studies in Romania, so that they have major consequences in science and in increasing the competitiveness and prestige of Romanian universities;
  • directs the name and content of the master’s programs, to ensure the convergence of the procedures used by the partner universities in authorizing these programs;
  • promotes the diversification, evaluation and ranking of Romanian universities, with differentiated funding, in order to improve the system of national recognition of contributions and scientific values of higher education institutions, corresponding to the competitive scope of each of them;
  • makes some joint investments in the interest and for their exploitation by all partner universities;
  • provides scholarships and other forms of material support to students and other members of the academic community within the Consortium’s universities;
  • sponsors actions and programs initiated by the partners of the Consortium, as well as in favor of scientific, cultural, humanitarian or religious organizations;
  • any other objectives that are consistent with the purpose of the Consortium mentioned above.