University Stefan cel Mare Suceava (USV) is a research and educational centre in t Romania, providing various educational programs to more than 9000 students. The history of this establishment started in 1963, when the 3-year Pedagogical Institute was founded, and was transformed in 1990 official in university. Today the University has 9 Faculties: Economics and Public Administration, Educational Sciences, Food Engineering, Forestry, History and Geography, Letters And Communication Sciences, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Sport and Physical Education. Beginning with 1993, USV has been involved in different financing programs, with the European Union: PHARE, ERASMUS, LEONARDO DA VINCI, CEEPUS, COPERNICUS, TEMPUS, COST, FP7, and Jean Monnet. USV has over 81 partnerships with over 77 organizations and universities worldwide. An additional aim of the university, related to the project, is to improve the knowledge and skills related to academic excellence and research through best practices exchange with neigh borough countries. The development policy of Stefan cel Mare Univresity of Suceava, is orientated to a strong cross border cooperation with the universities from Ukraine and Republic of Moldova. As strengths of USV related to the project, we could mention: a strong cooperation network (125 partnerships with EU and non-EU universities); a strong network with the private companies, with professional associations and with the public administration institutions from Ukraine and Republic of Moldova; Formal experience in LLP and Jean Monnet projects; Intercultural experience with non EU countries, through the Cross Border Phare and JOP Program of EU;Several undergraduate and master programs in the field of European Integration Theory, European Neighbourhood Policy & Eastern Partnership, European Culture and Society, Europeanisation.
TEAMCOORDINATOR:prof.dr. Gabriela Prelipcean
Gabriela Prelipcean is Professor Ph.D., Ph.D. Coordinator and Vice-rector of the Stefan cel Mare University of Suceava. Ph.D. thesis: Restructuring and Regional Development. Teaching: International Economics, Regional Economics and EU Regional Policies. The main focus of research: Economics of Periphery, Regional Economics and Policies, European Integration, Economics and Risks of Extreme Events (Natural, Man-made, and Migration). Fellowships awarded and academic programs: NEC Fellowships Postdoctoral, New Europe College Institute, 2008-; Fulbright Postdoctoral Fellowship USA, 2006-2007 (Assessing, Managing, and Financing Extreme Events); Research at the University of Bologna, Italy, 2001; Postgraduate courses at the University of Luxembourg, 1997; Visiting professor and researcher. Author and co-author of 6 books, more than 80 papers published in professional journals and conference proceedings. More than 20 research grants, EU and cross border project.
Carmen Nastase is Dean of the Faculty of Economics and Public Administration, Stefan cel Mare University of Suceava, Romania. Editor in chief, The USV Annals of Economics and Public Administration, consultant providing advice in the field of tourism. 18 year academic experience, doctoral degree and postdoctoral degree in the field of management of firm, trainer certificate of CEFE InternationalCompetency based Economies through Formation of Entreprise (2004); Certification of Quality manager/Service, CERTQUA Management Bonn (2006); Certification of Auditor/Service, CERTQUA Management Bonn (2007); speakers and invited professor, author and co-author of 12 books published in national prestigious publishing houses, more than 60 articles published, member in the research team of 18 grants, project manager in 7 international grants. Experience in LLP project, Project coordinator Jean MONNET - Studies on European Integration and Enlargement (2010-2013).
Carmen Chasovschi is Coordinator of Office for international Relations and European Affairs (SRIAE), is coordinating the international activity of the university, in close cooperation with the vice-rector for international activity. As active member in IEMU Project, implemented by UEFICDI and IAU, Mrs. Chasovschi has coordinated together with the SRIAE the development of strategy for internationalization of USV. She is certified trainer and facilitator in strategic development through participatory approach and she has worked between 2001-2010 as project manager for the GIZ, the German Society for International Cooperation. She was involved in Romania and Ukraine in training activities related to economic development through management of EU projects and she was member in several CBC Projects with partners from Ukraine and Republic of Moldova. Role in the project: research, events deliverable activities
Marcela Slusarciuc has 18 years of working in project management area in institutions as: Youth Center ”Info-Center” Suceava (3 years), Youth and Sport Directorate Suceava (2 years), Center of Study and Analyses Suceava 1 year), Chamber of Commerce and Industry Suceava (2 years), Regional Cross-Border Cooperation Office Suceava for Romania-Ukraine Border (10 years) Activities: writing projects, team member or manager in project management, project assessment and evaluation, project implementation and monitoring, project management training. More than 10 years of working in cross-border project management area mainly on Romania-Ukraine border but also Romania-Republic of Moldova - Regional Cross-Border Cooperation Office Suceava for Romania-Ukraine Border (10 years)Relevant results: coordination of a team that monitored over 200 cross-border cooperation projects in Romania-Ukraine border area, coordination of seven evaluation committees for cross-border cooperation projects.
Razvan Viorescu is Phd., MA – academic coordinator of the The JM Chair: EU Crossing-Borders Integration - Legal and Economic Implications. Doctoral studies in 2007 in Constitutional Law. 2nd PhD thesis on the Implications of European Constitution in Domestic Legal Systems. In the present is working on the research projects “A Constitution for Europe”’ and “Which kind of Constitution for Europe?”. He is responsible for the EUPA (European Education for Public Administration) project funded by Socrates MOD programme, Leonardo da Vinci exchanges programmes and is national co-ordinator of the COST Action A28 Human Rights, Peace and Security in EU Foreign Policy and an EU Cost Actions on Living in Surveillance Societies. Coordinator of the Jean Monnet Module Law and Government of EU. Research and expertise areas: European Union Law, Protection of Human Rights, International Law in Domestic Courts, Comparative Administrative Systems, European Foreign Policies and Peace keeping measures. Role in the project: research, events deliverable activities
Mariana Lupan is Vice-Dean of the Faculty of Economics and Public Administration, Stefan cel Mare University of Suceava, Romania. Academic and Professional Background 16 year academic experience, doctoral degree and postdoctoral degree in the field of economics, Certificate of Graduation - Project Manager, National Council for Adult Training / SC Consulting Group SRL Suceava, Certificate of Graduation – Trainer, National Council for Adult Training / SC Consulting Group SRL Suceava. Author and co-author of 7 books, more than 60 papers published in professional journals and conference proceedings. More than 16 research grants team-member, including EU and cross border project – Ukraine: Cross-border Expertise and Competitiveness for Export, PHARE CBC 2006-2008. Role in the project: research, events deliverable activities.
Bucaciuc Anamaria is PhD Student within Stefan cel Mare University of Suceava. PhD thesis entitled “Contributions to the Development Strategies of Social Enterprises”. Publication of 6 papers published in professional journals and conference proceedings and 1 book chapter as single author and co-author. Participation to academic conferences, workshops and one summer school at national and international level. Role in the project: research, events deliverable activities.