Şcoala doctorală RISS - Prezentare (Description)

The PhD program of International Relations and European Studies and History is offered by the Faculty of History and Philosophy from "Babeș-Bolyai" University, ranked as "type A" university in Romania and a leader educational institution in Eastern Europe, due to its programs, specializations offered, and quality of its curricula. Our program, represents the natural consolidation of our BA and MA programs in the field of security studies and international relations, brings together a group of highly prepared professionals, well known specialists. Their field of expertise and valuable wok experience in International Relations, Security Studies, European Studies, History, Philosophy and Sociology bring to our student and academics a professional field for research and study. The PHD program of International Relations, European Studies, Security Studies and History has adopted multiculturalism as main development direction. The program’s goal is to provide students with a strong foundation in theory and practice of International Relations, Security Studies, Philosophy, History and Sociology that are necessary in order to conduct groundbreaking research. The PHD program is designed to facilitate and strengthen the development of experienced graduates and professionals by expanding their knowledge and enabling them to make key leadership contributions to their competency fields.


Doctoral supervisors

  • Adrian IVAN
    European Union Governance, Theories of European Integration, National Minorities in International Relations.
  • Liviu Petru ZĂPÂRŢAN
    Philosophy of the European Union.
  • Ioan HORGA
    European Integration, European Neighborhood Policy, EU Regional Policy Euroregional Studies.
  • Michael SHAFIR
    International relations, Holocaust history.
  • Mihai CROITOR
    Cold War history, History of International Relations, the Sino-Romanian political and diplomatic relations, the Romanian-Yugoslav political and diplomatic relations, the Romanian-Soviet political and diplomatic relations, Foreign Policy of the People's Republic of China.
    Modern and Contemporary History, Sociology of Culture and Education, Ethnic-Cultural Diversity, Elites history.
  • Rozsa Erzsébet NAGYNÉ
    Middle East History, International Relations, Nuclear Security.
  • Valentina PRICOPIE
    Social Science.
  • Cristian GĂZDAC
    The Security of the Patrimony, Security studies (ro, engl.), Ancient history, Archeology, Numismatics, Conflict Management.
  • Mihaela Viorica GLIGOR
    Interwar History and Literature.
  • Mihai Teoader NICOARĂ
    History, Cultural history, Elites history.