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Dear colleagues and students,

Prof. univ. dr. Nicolae Istudot

The Bucharest University of Economic Studies is a research intensive university that organizes study programs and scientific research in the fields of Economic Sciences, Administrative Sciences, Sociology and Humanities. ASE is considered the most important economic higher education institution from Romania and one of the most renown economic universities in South-Eastern Europe.

Students are offered the opportunity to pursue a full academic path by attending Bachelor's, Master's, Doctoral and Postdoctoral study programs. In addition, ASE organizes continuing training programs, teacher training programs, postgraduate programs, as well as MBA and EMBA study programs.

In its over 100 years of existence, the Bucharest University of Economic Studies has gained national and international prestige. Numerous academics and graduates have been recognized as outstanding personalities, as they have become academics and researchers in prestigious world universities, members of the Romanian Academy of Sciences and of other national and international scientific fora, or of private or public organizations, parliamentary, government or diplomatic institutions.

The degrees obtained upon graduating from our University guarantee a high level of scientific training and creativity, and meet highly competitive requirements. Our graduates are well equipped to become a notable presence in economic and public administration institutions in Europe and around the world.

ASE has 12 Faculties, whose nealry 22,000 students can attend study programs in Romanian, English, French or German: 24 Bachelor's programs, 86 Master's programs, Doctoral studies in 10 fields and more than 145 postgraduate continuing education programs.

The Bucharest University of Economic Studies is a transparent, competitive, reliable public institution, with strong partnerships with representatives of the economic and social environment, able to pertinently meet the requirements of the labor market. Our University wishes to address the current challenges to human knowledge and action, by pursuing the following main objectives: the growth and advancement of knowledge; modern student-centered education; social responsibility, manifested in the solutions offered to issues arising in Romanian and European economy.

The vision of the Bucharest University of Economic Studies is to undertake the complex role of Central and South-Eastern European regional hub in education and advanced scientific research in the fields of Economic and Administrative Sciences, as well as Sociology (Human Resources) and Humanities, to offer innovative and efficient solutions for the sustainable development of society, against the background of global economic demands.

This vision relies on the promotion of a genuine quality culture, on the creation, dissemination and exploitation of state-of-the-art knowledge, on the proactive involvement of all the members of the academic community, and on the encouragement of functional, competitive and nationally and internationally beneficial partnerships.

I am proud to have attended Bachelor's and Doctoral study programs offered by the Bucharest University of Economic Studies, and that this University has become my professional destiny. Therefore, I warmly recommend those aspiring towards a successful career to join our academic community!

Vivat Academia!

Prof. Nicolae ISTUDOR, PhD
Rector of the Bucharest University of Economic Studies