ABOUT ALEXANDRU IOAN CUZA UNIVERSITY OF IASI
The EURINT conference series was launched by the Centre for European Studies in 2013 in the frame of the Jean Monnet
Life Long Learning Programme. Since 2013 the EURINT conference has established itself as one of the most visible
academic events in field of European Studies from Central and Eastern Europe and in this regard we are pleased to have
managed to develop it into a traditional conference series. The EURINT conference package addresses those who show a
genuine interest in enhancing their research skills in European Studies and in contributing to developing a transnational
network of contacts and cooperation focusing on Central and Eastern Europe.
EURINT Conference series usually comprise keynote lectures, panel debates involving international academic experts,
followed by intensive Q&A sessions. The audience is strongly encouraged to take the floor and challenge speakers with
their own views and reflections of the topic and, thus, add up to the debate. The academic programme also includes
parallel academic sessions where conference participants (researchers, students, young professionals, etc.) are expected
to deliver presentations of their most recent research. Due to a strong international presence, presented papers will benefit
from invaluable discussion and feedback.
Iasi is one of the easternmost cities of the European Union, a very important academic centre for Romania and also a
cradle of Romanian history and culture. Our city could not only serve as a bridge between the West and East, but also as a
starting point for developing stronger connections between our country, the European Union and our Eastern European
friends from the neighbourhood.
The academic programme has always been rich and diverse and the results of our efforts have been equally rewarding.
For instance, according to the feedback received from our previous editions,
“EURINT 2014 has been an invaluable experience which helped me gather useful comments for my work and also
come across many international experts dealing with the eastern neighbourhood of the EU”
(Nadiia Bureiko, Bukovina State University, Chernivtsi, Ukraine, participant in EURINT 2014).
Or, “EURINT 2013 was my first experience in Romania. The students were very keen during the conference
sessions and vivid while visiting Iasi city. Fruitful open debates and their friendships were what I brought back. The
staff kept in academic touch, in my case via evaluating a paper for publication. I wish them good luck for
strengthening the backbone of a daring and exemplifying union of mankind ever, EU, via dialogue and exchange of
(Masoud Imani Kalesar, Euronews, Lyon, France, participant in EURINT 2013)”
"I attended Eurint Conference in 2013 and I was positively surprised by the great interest of the students about the
event. In addition to the relevant presentations of the Iasi University's students, there was also a significant
contribution of the international and foreign researchers, who analysed specific issues concerning EU, Eastern
Europe and international relations"
(Fabio INDEO, University of Camerino, Italy, participant in EURINT 2013)