Inauguration of Austrian Library

22nd March

Inauguration of the new headquarters of the Center for European Studies

9th – 16th May

Building I

Conference” Classification and Hierarchy of Universities”

14th – 16th May

Meeting of the universities that form the Universitaria Consortium and the state universities of Iasi

Senate Hall

Conference “Worrying about Europe’s Historic Nations”

PAUL GOTTFRIED, Professor at the Department of Political Sciences,  Elisabethtown College, Statele Unite

1st June 2010, 2 PM

Aula Magna “Mihai Eminescu”

Conference “The True Causes of the Financial and Economic Crisis”

PASCAL SALIN, emeritus professor of economy, Paris-Dauphine University

4th June 2010, 3 PM

Aula Magna “Mihai Eminescu”

Graduation Day

June 2010

Graduation Day has been organized at Alexandru Ioan Cuza University since 2007. Beginning with the 2008 edition our aim is to turn this event into a celebration of our city. Every year, more and more universities take part in this event; this year, Graduation Day will be celebrated together by all the graduates of the five public universities in Iaşi: Alexandru Ioan Cuza University, Gheorghe Asachi Technical University, George Enescu University of Arts, Gr.T.Popa University of Medicine and Pharmacy, Ion Ionescu de la Brad University of Agricultural Sciences and Veterinary Medicine.

What happens on Graduates Day?

• The graduates’ march. As in every year, the graduates will march to the Metropolitan Church where Orthodox and Catholic priests will perform a special service (30 minutes).

• The rectors’ messages

• Various performances

• Concerts

• Fireworks

Coimbra Group Annual Conference and General Assembly

9th -11th June 2010

Friday, 11th June

9 AM – 12.30 PM Conference – “Research and Values”, Mihai Eminescu Aula Magna


  • Prof. Martin Nowak, Harvard University-  “Evolution of Cooperation”
  • Prof. Karol Musioł, Rector, Jagiellonian University Kraków – “European Research Area,                                                                                                                    European  Education Area”
  • Sir Colin Lucas, University of Oxford – “Humanities and the Values of Universities”
  • Prof. Peter van der Hijden, Policy Officer,   DG Research, European Commission –   “Research and Values in Times of Crisis – What Scope for Positive Action?”

Concert: Gheorghe Zamfir – Students` Cultural Centre

Founded in 1985 and formally constituted by Charter in 1987, the Coimbra Group is an association of long-established European multidisciplinary universities of high international standard. The Coimbra Group is committed to creating special academic and cultural ties in order to promote, for the benefit of its members, internationalisation, academic collaboration, excellence in learning and research, and service to society. It is also the purpose of the Group to influence European educational policy and to develop best practice through mutual exchange of experience.

International Students` Festival

29th September – 3rd October

Academic Book Exhibition

8th – 10th October

Hall of Lost Footsteps


22ND – 30TH October 2010

22nd October

Academic Concert

George Enescu University of Arts, SUPER symphonic orchestra

The Philarmonics

23rd – 24th October

Autumn Flowers Exhibition – 34th edition

The Botanical Garden

24th October

Ceremony of laying down wreaths

Eternintatea Cemetery

25th October

Parade (with the following route: Alexandru Ioan Cuza Univerisity of Iasi- Carol I Boulevard – Fundaţie – Gavriil Muzicescu Street – Union Square – Ştefan cel Mare şi Sfânt Boulevard – Metropolitan Church and back); Te Deum at the Metropolitan Church; Ceremony of unveiling the “University Palace in Copou” memorial plate

26th 2010

Inauguration of the University Museum

Ceremony of unveiling the new sculptures

Ceremony of unveiling the anniversary plate

Conference held by Professor Virgil NEMOIANU, The Catholic University of America, Washington, D.C. –” A Globalized Humanism? Difficulties and Possibilities”

Concert at the Philharmonics in Iasi

27th October

Festive Reunion

Conferences – Aula Magna

Mr. Andrei PLEȘU

Professor Denis MIẾVILLE, former Rector of Neuchatel University

Concert of the Chamber Orchestra from Chisinau and the drummers from George Enescu University of Arts, Iaşi

28th October

“Doctor Honoris Causa” Awards Ceremony

  • Professor Virgil NEMOIANU, The Catholic University of America, Washington, D.C.
  • Cardinal Zenon Grocholewski
  • Annamaria Silvana de Rosa, Sapienza University, Italy
  • Henning Hopf, Technische Universitat Braunschweig
  • Haim Brezis, University Paris IV

Aula Magna

Folk Music Concert – Grigore Leşe – Students` Cultural Center

29th – 30th October

Conference “The University and Its Values in Postmodernism” – organized by “Universitaria” Consortium in cooperation with the public universities from Iaşi

The Central Library Aula

29th October


The Central Library Aula

21st – 30th October

Exhibition: Mine Flowers from Maramureş

Hall of Lost Footsteps