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1 DECEMBRIE 1918 UNIVERSITY OF ALBA IULIA ROMANIA

ALBA IULIA

FACULTY OF HISTORY AND PHILOLOGY


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Alba Iulia is located in the centre of Romania, south-east of the Apuseni Mountains, and is one of Romania's most important historical cities. For many centuries it was Transylvania's political capital. Because of its antiquity and location in a multicultural province, Alba Iulia has a great cultural and educational potential. During recent decades this potential has also been enhanced and developed by 1 Decembrie 1918 University.

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ALBA IULIA

1 DECEMBRIE 1918 UNIVERSITY of ALBA IULIA was set up as a public higher education and research institution founded pursuant to the Romanian Government Decision no. 474/09.07.1991. Its name is related to the historical moment (1918) when the union of the three Romanian provinces was accomplished at Alba Iulia. The aim of the university is to continually develop an academic community, able to enhance the value of the archaeological, social, economic and cultural heritage of our region, and create new and auspicious conditions for the students interested in scientific accomplishment and academic performance. Our University is also committed to continuing the process of extending, modernising and adapting its research and education facilities, and in developing a complex both theoretical and practical academic training system for all those who are willing to become highly qualified specialists in different fields of activity. Therefore, we are permanently improving our undergraduate BA and BSc programmes, as well as post-graduate studies (Master and Ph.D. programmes). The academic programmes are aligned with the Bologna system. 1 Decembrie 1918 University of Alba Iulia currently has collaboration agreements with more than 60 education and research institutions from abroad. Most of the agreements are focused on the exchange of students and staff (teaching staff, researchers and administrative staff ), exchange of publications, journals and teaching materials. There are about 30 Erasmus agreements signed with foreign universities and 10 partner institutions from the private sector hosting Erasmus placements for students. The university welcomes students from all over the world to enroll in one of the undergraduate or postgraduate programmes offered by its four faculties. For international students the University organises a preparatory year.

1 DECEMBRIE 1918 UNIVERSITY OF ALBA IULIA

FACULTY OF HISTORY AND PHILOLOGY

The Faculty of History and Philology brings together the humanities specialisations of the University, which are also the first specialisations of higher education in Alba Iulia. The Faculty of History and Philology consists of two large departments: the Department of History, Archaeology and Museology, and the Department of Philology, each with its own faculty members and academic and research programmes. The Faculty of History and Philology owns all the necessary facilities for a top-quality educational process: libraries (University Library, Batthyaneum Library, Library of the National Union Museum, National Archives Alba County), access to databases (e.g. ProQuest, JSTOR, Emerald, Science Direct, Thompson ISI Web of Knowledge etc.), state-of-the-art laboratories and classrooms, archaeological and restoration sites. The Faculty has also established partnerships with national and international institutions of higher education. As a result, our students can take advantage of exchange programmes (study mobility and work placement mobility) at partner universities in France, Italy, Greece, Germany, Poland, Austria, Spain, Hungary, China, Slovakia, the Czech Republic, Macedonia, Bulgaria, Denmark, Finland, Holland, Norway, Lithuania, Portugal, Turkey, Malta etc.

Contact: str. N. Iorga, 11-13, 510009, Alba Iulia Tel:+40-0258-811412, fax:+40-0258-806260 E-mail: secretariat_istorie@uab.ro www.uab.ro

DEPARTMENT OF HISTORY, ARCHAEOLOGY AND MUSEOLOGY

The Department of History, Archaeology and Museology (DIAM) was founded in 2010, through the merger between the former History Department (founded in 1991), the Institute of Systemic Archaeology Iuliu Paul" (2001) and the Centre for Historical Research "Iuliu Maniu" (1997). Thus DIAM members are historians and researchers specialised in Archaeology, Prehistory, Ancient/Medieval/Modern/Contemporary History, Art History, Museology, Heritage Conservation and Restoration. Academic programmes with national accreditation: BA PROGRAMMES: - History - Archaeology - Museology MA PROGRAMMES: - Transylvania in the Cultural History of Central Europe - The Pre- and Proto-History of the Region from the Carpathian Mountains to the Danube in the Context of Systemic Archaeology - Museology. Research and Protection of Cultural Heritage PhD. PROGRAMMES: in the field of HISTORY, with the following specialisations: Archaeology, Archaeometry, Museology, Historiography, History of Culture, Art History

Ongoing research projects: The religious union of the Romanians from Transylvania with the Catholic Church / Forschungsvorhaben zur kirchlichen Union von Siebenbrgen (in partnership with the Foundation Pro Oriente Vienna); Etatism and religious diversity in a multicultural province. Religious tolerance in Transylvania during the reign of Joseph II (UEFISCDI); Cuius Regio. An analysis of cohesive and destructive forces destining the attachment of (groups of ) persons to and cohesion within regions as a historical phenomenon (CRP ESF); The vegetarian eating , habits of prehistoric people as illustrated by paleobotanic evidence found in archaeological sites (UEFISCDI); The funeral rites of communities in Transylvania during the Neolithic and Aeneolithic Ages (SOP HRD); Historical and contemporary perspectives on incineration in Romania (UEFISCDI); Old Romanian books during the AustrianHungarian Empire. Recovering cultural identity (UEFISCDI). Annual conferences: The Students' Symposium; Romanian Elites. Structures, Paradigms, Evolution; Dying and Death in the 18th - 21st Century Europe; Funeral Anthropology Homines, Funera, Astra; Religious Identity and Religious Tolerance during the 18th - 21st Centuries; Bibliology and National Cultural Heritage. Publications: Annales Universitatis Apulensis. Series Historica (1997 - CNCS B); The Student Symposium Journal (1995-).

1st Cycle BACHELOR'S DEGREE Field of study: HISTORY Programme: HISTORY Length of studies: 3 years (6 semesters) Form of education: full-time Language of teaching: Romanian Number of ECTS Credits: 180 +30 for the BA Thesis. Entrance requirements, scholarships & fees for foreign citizens: see www.mae.ro (Study in Romania Programme) and www.uab.ro (Centre for International Relations and Institutional Marketing) Entrance requirements, scholarships & fees for Romanian citizens: see www.uab.ro/admitere. Main courses and seminars: General Prehistory, Introduction to Universal History (Antiquity, Middle Age, Modern Age, 20th Century), Introduction to the History of Romanians (Antiquity, Middle Age, Modern Age, 20th Century), General Historiography, Romanian Historiography, The History of Byzantium, Theory and Art History, Latin Language, Introduction to the Auxiliary Sciences of History, General Museology, The Methodology of Scientific Research, Latin Paleography, Romanian-Cyrillic Paleography, Medieval Institutions, Introduction to History of Religions, Image as a Historical Document, International Relations in the 18th -20th Centuries, The History of European Integration, Culture and Civilisation in the Romanian Society of the Modern Age.

HISTORY
Possibilities for continuing the studies: 2nd Cycle - MA PROGRAMMES: a. Transylvania in the Cultural History of Central Europe b. The Pre- and Proto-History of the Region from the Carpathian Mountains to the Danube in the Context of Systemic Archaeology c. Museology. Research and Protection of Cultural Heritage 3rd Cycle - PhD. PROGRAMMES in the field of HISTORY, with the following specialisations: Archaeology, Archaeometry, Museology, Historiography, History of Culture, Art History

1st Cycle BACHELOR'S DEGREE Field of study: HISTORY Programme: ARCHAEOLOGY Length of studies: 3 years (6 semesters) Form of education: full time Language of teaching: Romanian Number of ECTS Credits: 180 +30 for the BA Thesis. Entrance requirements, scholarships & fees for foreign citizens: see www.mae.ro (Study in Romania Programme) and www.uab.ro (Centre for International Relations and Institutional Marketing) Entrance requirements, scholarships & fees for Romanian citizens: see www.uab.ro/admitere. Main courses and seminars: General Prehistory, Introduction to Universal History (Antiquity, Middle Age), Introduction to the History of Romanians (Antiquity, Middle Age), Geto-Dacian Civilisation in the Context of the Ancient World, Introduction to Archaeology, Introduction to the Auxiliary Sciences of History, General Museology, Introduction to History of Religions, Theory and Art History, The History of Byzantium, The Emergence of Agricultural Civilisations in Old Europe, Houses, Settlements and Fortifications in Prehistory, Latin Language, Latin Epigraphy, Roman Roads and Fortifications, Social and Funeral Archaeology, The Methodology of Scientific Research, Image as a Historical Document, The Restoration and Processing of Archaeological Artifacts, Basic Principles of the Integrated Conservation of Cultural Heritage.

ARCHAEOLOGY
Possibilities for continuing the studies: 2nd Cycle - MA PROGRAMMES: a. Transylvania in the Cultural History of Central Europe b. The Pre- and Proto-History of the Region from the Carpathian Mountains to the Danube in the Context of Systemic Archaeology c. Museology. Research and Protection of Cultural Heritage 3rd Cycle - PhD PROGRAMMES in the field of HISTORY, with the following specialisations: Archaeology, Archaeometry, Museology, Historiography, History of Culture, Art History

2nd Cycle MASTER'S DEGREE Field of study: HISTORY Programme: PREHISTORY OF THE AREA OF THE CARPATHIANS AND THE DANUBE RIVER IN THE CONTEXT OF SYSTEMIC ARCHAEOLOGY Length of studies and type of education: 2 years (4 semesters), full time Language of teaching: Romanian Number of ECTS Credits: 140 +20 for the MA Dissertation. Entrance requirements: BA degree and interview (see www.uab.ro, Centre for International Relations and Institutional Marketing). Main courses and seminars: Paleotechniques and Crafts in Prehistory, Habitats in Prehistory, Prehistoric Art and Spirituality, Elites and Prestige Goods in Prehistory, The Investigation of Goods belonging to the Patrimony, Classic Methods of Research, Dating and Interpretation of Archaeological Findings, Practical Applications on Archaeological Sites, Primary Conservation during Archaeological Research and Protection of the Archaeological Sites, The Preservation of the Cultural Heritage. 2nd Cycle MASTER'S DEGREE Field of study: HISTORY Programme: TRANSYLVANIA IN THE CULTURAL HISTORY OF CENTRAL EUROPE Length of studies and type of education: 2 years (4 semesters), full time Language of teaching: Romanian Number of ECTS Credits: 140 +20 for the MA Dissertation. Entrance requirements: BA degree; interview (see www.uab.ro, Centre for International Relations and Institutional Marketing). Main courses and seminars: Multiculturalism and National Identity, Enlightenment and Romanticism, Projects of Federalist Reform in the Austrian-Hungarian Empire, Politics and Power in the Principality of Transylvania, Confessional Diversity and Social Modernisation in Early Modern Europe, The Construction of Regional Identity. The Genesis of Transylvanian Identity, Medieval and Postmodern Elites, Building Nation through Culture, Politics and Culture in Inter-War Romania, Transylvania and the Art of Central Europe (18th 20th Centuries), Latin Paleography, Cyrillic Paleography. 2nd Cycle MASTER'S DEGREE Field of study: HISTORY Programme: MUSEOLOGY. RESEARCH AND PROTECTION OF CULTURAL HERITAGE Length of studies and type of education: 2 years (4 semesters), full time Language of teaching: Romanian Number of ECTS Credits: 140 +20 for the MA Dissertation. Entrance requirements: BA degree; interview (see www.uab.ro, Centre for International Relations and Institutional Marketing). Main courses and seminars: Institutions and Organisations with Attributions in the Protection of the Cultural Heritage, Paleotechniques and Crafts in Prehistory, The Investigation of Culture Heritage, Modern Techniques and Methods of Research, Data Basis. Their use in Archaeological Evidence and Research, The Pathology of Physical and Chemical Degradation of Cultural Goods, Primary Conservation during Archaeological Research and Protection of the Archaeological Sites, Transylvania and the Art of Central Europe (18th 20th Centuries).

- well-equipped instructional facilities: lecture halls, laboratories and modern classrooms - full degree programmes: Bachelor, Master and Ph.D. programmes - study mobility and work placement mobility - a Centre for International Relations which provides information and counselling regarding international scholarships - university library, online catalogue and free access based on library card - virtual library and online resources - academic e-learning network (RAEL) - access to e-learning Moodle (for distance learning) - students' conferences and scientific publishing supported by the university - free access to Internet at the university and dormitories - new and refurbished student residence halls with furnished bedrooms and common study rooms - student cafeteria on the university premises - participation in summer camps depending on academic results - modern sports centre - student cultural centre - Campus radio station - student representation in the University Senate and the Faculty Councils - opportunities for public debate and organisation of events through student clubs, the Student Union and student journal (http://lsua.ro) - medical care and social services

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1 DECEMBRIE 1918 UNIVERSITY OF ALBA IULIA ROMANIA


ALBA IULIA

Str. N. Iorga, nr. 11-13, Alba Iulia, 510009, Romania Tel:+40-0258-811412, Fax:+40-0258-806260 E-mail: secretariat_istorie@uab.ro www.uab.ro

FACULTY OF HISTORY AND PHILOLOGY