Irina BILAN, Associate Professor PhD

She defended her PhD thesis in finance, in 2014, and is a specialist in European public finance. Her research mainly focuses on financial policies, European financial integration, and monetary and financial macroeconomics. She presented over 80 papers at national/ international conferences (in Austria, Croatia, France, Portugal, Malaysia, Romania, Spain, the USA, the UK, etc.), published over 70 papers in IDB indexed journals and conference proceedings and several books/book chapters. She has over 15 years of teaching experience in courses such as Public Finance, European Monetary and Financial Integration, International Finance, Money and Credit, Financial and Monetary Macroeconomics, Financial Management of Public Institutions. She conducted several research stages, tackling different financial dimensions of the EU economies, at universities in France, Spain, the UK, and the USA. She has extensive international teaching experience, teaching to international students at UAIC and to students abroad at universities in Croatia, Egypt, Italy, Spain, Turkey, Belgium, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Morocco, and Vietnam. She acquired expertise in project management as the team member of 2 Jean Monnet projects (one JM Chair and one JM Module), and team member/expert/manager of 6 other projects funded from EU or national funds. She organized several national and international conferences and workshops, some on EU issues.


Constantin-Marius APOSTOAIE, Lecturer PhD

Much of his teaching experience that spans over a decade is related to courses and seminars which directly or indirectly tackle European Integration issues. He has a diversified portfolio of multicultural and multinational teaching techniques and methods gained through his experience in several universities in Europe as well as at UAIC (where he held also courses on subjects like Project Management). He conducts high standard research reflected in over 50 peer-reviewed articles published in important databases & high-rated peer-reviewed journals, as well as other complementary activities: reviewer in 4 highly visible journals; plenary or panel discussant in over 10 international conferences; speaker in over 60 international and national conferences / scientific events in Europe or abroad.  In the last decade he has been involved in over 20 educational and research projects (either as project manager or as staff member), including financing lines such as: Horizon 2020, Erasmus+, Erasmus Mundus, COST, European Social Fund, UEFISCDI, and with cumulated project budgets of over € 23 mil. He also served in the organizing committee of over a dozen national and international conferences.


Ana-Maria BERCU, Professor PhD

She graduated a bachelor programme in Public Administration at FEAA in 2001, with Magna cum laude and postgraduate studies in the Management of Government Resources. Her doctoral thesis, defended in 2008, was appreciated with very good rating by the doctoral commission, which expressed its appreciations concerning the novelty of issue in the context of European integration. On 11th of February 2019, she defended her Habilitation Thesis in the field of administrative sciences. During 2015-2016, she was Postdoctoral Researcher at Tel Aviv University, Israel, in the field of HRM. She has competences in the field of European studies, being the leader of the JM module EURCOMP (September 2014 – August 2017), co-author for the volumes European Regional Competitiveness and Human Resource Development (2017) and European Civil Service and the Career Management of European Civil Servants (2013), and coordinator and/or member of the scientific team for over 17 European projects. She has experience in international teaching through Erasmus and Erasmus+ programmes, is a member of the European Centre of Excellence (within the Centre of European Studies) since 2009 and JM Chair EUFIRE (2016-2019). She has experience in international teaching activities (with students in France, Croatia, Czech Republic, Turkey, Republic of Moldova, Albania, Portugal, Iceland) and has participated in international conferences, seminars and workshops abroad.


Angela ROMAN, Professor PhD

She conducts teaching activities mainly centred on subjects like: Money and Credit, Monetary Policy, International Finance, Financing of the SMEs. On 29 June 2018, she defended her Habilitation Thesis in the field Finance. She was responsible for the JM module – „Euro and the Banking Integration Process in an Enlarged EU” (2012-2015) and  the JM project – „Monetary, Banking and Financial Issues in Central and Eastern EU member countries” (2013). In her 30 years of career, her research activities included the publishing of 38 books and book chapters (as author, co-author and editor) and over 173 articles which tackle different aspects of the European integration process, published in national and international well-known journals, and also the active participation at over 190 scientific events (Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Croatia, Greece, Poland, Portugal, Malaysia, Romania, Serbia, Slovak Republic, Spain, Turkey, the USA, the UK, etc.). Also, she was actively involved in the organisation of 15 international conferences on different European integration topics at UAIC.  She is member of editorial boards and serves as a reviewer for several international journals. Overall, her academic and research activities provide her the necessary background needed in order to ensure a high quality and high impact teaching process, in agreement with the high standards of the JM programme.


Mihaela TOFAN, Professor PhD

She is full professor in legal science, habilitat in public administration and with specific expertise in EU Law. She teaches and researches in the field of European studies since 2001 and coordinates students of the 1st, 2nd and 3rd cycles and research teams since 2008, when she got cum laude legal science PhD (the Law Faculty at the University of Bucharest). The doctoral thesis (published in 2009) analyses the legal status of the Romania’s accession to the European Monetary Union and her habilitat thesis is “Public Policies for affaires. European Regulatory Dimension in the European Context”. She has experience in international teaching activities (with students in Italy, Turkey, Republic of Moldova, Ukraine, Portugal, Iceland, and Cyprus) and has participated in international conferences, seminars, and workshops abroad. Since 2009, she is member of the JM Centre of Excellence in European Studies at Alexandru Ioan Cuza University of Iasi. She was responsible for the interdisciplinary JM module The European Civil Service (2010/2013) and the JM Chair European Financial Regulation EUFIRE (2016/2019). She published more than 70 papers in IDB proceedings/journals and 11 books (4 as sole author and 7 as co-author). She is full professor at the host institution since 2017 and she was Fulbright Senior Scholar at the New York University School of Law (2019 fall semester) and Emile Noel Senior Fellow at the Jean Monnet Center for International and Regional Economic Law and Justice.