Alexandru Ioan Cuza Iași University
|Alexandru Ioan Cuza Iași University|
|place||Iași , Romania|
|Students||24,166 (WS 2014-2015)|
|Employee||> 1,000 (2006)|
|including professors||776 (WS 2014-2015)|
|Networks||Coimbra Group , IAU|
The University "Alexandru Ioan Cuza" Iași ( Romanian Universitatea "Alexandru Ioan Cuza" Iași ) is the oldest university in Romania. It is located in the Romanian city of Iași and was named after its founder, the first Romanian prince Alexandru Ioan Cuza .
The university opened on October 26, 1860. Initially there were only three faculties : law, philosophy and theology. The theological faculty was closed between 1864 and 1933.
According to an Education Act of December 5, 1864, the university was restructured: there was the Faculty of Philosophy and Literature, the Faculty of Natural Sciences, from which the Polytechnic School Iași developed in 1937 , the Faculty of Law and the Faculty of Medicine, which has actually been since Operated in 1879, but was spun off as an independent institute in 1948.
There are the following faculties:
- Computer science
- Economics and business administration
- Geography and geology
- Literary studies
- Orthodox theology
- Philosophy and Social and Political Science
- Physical education and sport
- Psychology and Education
- Catholic theology
- Center for European Studies
Prominent graduates and faculty
The historian Gheorghe Brătianu first studied at the University of Iași and later lectured there.
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