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					            ROMANIA

        THE WEST UNIVERSITY,
FACULTY OF SOCIOLOGY AND PSYCHOLOGY
              TIMISOARA
 YOUR PARTNER FOR EXCELLENCE




THE OFFER OF EDUCATIONAL
      PARTNERSHIP




           TIMISOARA
The West University                                        Faculty of Sociology and Psychology
Timisora




                          DESIGN RESPONSIBILITY

Prof. Stefan Buzarnescu Ph.D -General coordinator
                      Lb. Engleza :    Prof. Violeta Mihalache
                      Lb. Franceza :   Prof. Stoica Mariana
                      Lb. Germana:     Drd. Sorin Pribac
                      Lb. Maghiara:    Laslavic Timea
                      Lb. Sarba :      Prof. Vidosava Constantin
                      Lb. Greaca :     Lazanaki Irini
                                       Dimitroulia Antonia

Computer editing: Neagoe Dorin




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                                                    Dear reader,




         Welcome to our University!
         This leaflet aims to introduce you to our Faculty, with the help of the words and the pictures.
         The Faculty of Sociology and Psychology of Timisoara is the only accredited faculty of applied
social sciences in Romania, and it maintains cooperative agreements with important universities in
Europe and North America.
         Our institutional partnership has focused on international capitalization of the didactical, scientific
and managerial experience in the following fields: Psychology, Sociology, Educational Sciences,
Anthropology, Social Work, and Special Psychology that are comprised by our present course offerings.
         Our Faculty has proved pragmatism in developing the Tempus, Erasmus – Socrates, Leonardo
da Vinci programs, and we are co-founders of the Consortium of the four traditional Universities in
Romania (Timisoara, Bucharest, Iassy and Cluj Napoca).
         Because the Western part of Romania is characterized by a multi-ethnic, multi-religious and
multi-cultural environment, a real interactive interculturality, we are the first educational institution in
Romania that offers the young gypsies the possibility to study at our Faculty without paying
tuition fees. This program has remarkable results all over Europe.
         Our modern logistics is doubled by performance software (i.e. SPPS-data processing), course
offerings for Distance Learning Programs (i.e. the regional programs for training experts in child welfare),
educational management, and applied psychology programs at the center of our faculty.
         In addition, I would like to mention our excellent partnership with the local, regional, national and
cross-border authorities to better understand our identity and our representativeness for the Romanian
higher educational system.
         We offer our students the possibility of continuing their education, attending graduate and post-
graduate courses that we will present in this leaflet.


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         In our Faculty, success is the key word, because all the 75 professionals of our teaching-staff
were admitted in our team for their way of thinking and acting positively, teaching the 1595 students
enrolled in our Faculty, accordingly to the contemporary academic standards.
         Our faculty is member of the Board of the Intercultural Institute in Timisoara that is under the
patronage of the Council of Europe, it is also co-founder of the Institute for the Adults‟ Education in
Romania that was founded by the Institute for the Adults‟ Education, Germany (DIE), and it is member of
the Board of the Romanian Social Institute Banat-Crisana (SSRBC).
         As prospective students, professors, visiting professors or partners for our research projects, for
further information please contact:
Bv. Vasile Pârvan, nr. 4, 1900-Timisoara, Romania
Tel/fax 004056190770
E-mail steb@socio.uvt.ro

                                                          Yours faithfully,
                                                  Ph.D. Professor Stefan Buzărnescu
                                                  Dean of the Faculty of Sociology
                                                  and Psychology
                                                  The West University
                                                  Timişoara




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                      STRUCTURE OF THE EDUCATIONAL OFFER



                      Studies

                          1. Anthropology
                          2. Educational Sciences
                          3. Psychology




                                                     4. Sociology
                                                     5. Social Work
                                                     6. Special Education




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                       Timişoara –the city of interactive interculturality




                                 Piaţa Unirii / Der Domplatz / The Union Square

          Situated in the western area of the country, Timişoara is the most important city of the
Western part of Romania. Initially placed in a strategic position in the middle of a marshy plain,
Timişoara later developed as a borough on the Bega River (a sailing canal). It has commonly been
regarded as the capital of the historical Banat, that is the South-Western region of Romania. It has been
also known along the decades as “Little Viena, “The Town of Flowers”, “The First Free Town of Romania”,
Timişoara with its over 400.000 inhabitant is a cosmopolitan, modern, European town, where the past and
the present intermingle in every aspect. Timişoara is the third largest town of the country, crossed by the
main routes to Belgrade, Budapest and Vienna which gives it a favorable geographical position for its
present and future development.
          Timişoara has a privileged status in Romania owing to its inhabitants, Western mentality, their
hard work and initiative spirit, to the authorities, endeavour towards descentralization and stimulation of
private initiative, owing to the administration‟s efforts oriented towards attracting “strategic” investors.
          International transport to New York, Chicago, Amsterdam, London, Frankfurt, Zurich, Copenhaga,
Moscow, Tokio, Teheran, Viena and Budapest is provided by the international airport Timişoara.
Timişoara was the first electrified city in Europe and the first tram in the country ran here.
The town is an important academic center where about 30.000 students attend the courses of the four
first-rank universities in this country: The West University, the “Polytechnic” University, the University of
Medicine and Pharmacy and the Banat University of Agricultural Sciences. Most of the students live in
modern campuses. As entertainment, Timişoara offers excellent concerts and recitals and other cultural,
artistic and tourist facilities. There is an Opera House, three theatres financially supported by the
Romanian state (Romanian, Hungarian and German), art galleries, museums and architectural
monuments. It also has beautiful parks on both sides of the Bega river, a large number of swimming pools
and sports grounds, a sport hall, and three stadiums. The Green Forest area represents an oasis of fresh
air in the North Eastern part of the city.
          Don‟t foget the follow roots of Romanian`s Europeanism:
          ▪ The firsts in Timisoara
                    The first Romanian elementary school in Timisoara-in 1718; the first drug store-in 1735
and the first hospital (merciful monks)-in 1737.
                    In 1753 Timisoara becomes the first Romanian city (and the third European city, after
          Vienna and Budapest) having a permanent theater season.
                    In 1760 Timisoara is the first oil-and tallow-lamp lit city.


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                 The first public library (J. Klapka) is opend in 1815.
                 In 1867, Timisoara is the first Romanian city having horse-run tramcar.
                 In 1869, Timisoara became the first Romanian city with regular canal traffic and in 1899
       Timisoara had the first electric tramcar in Romania.
                 In 1884 Timisoara is the first city in Central Europe having electric lighting
       Timişoara will ever remain a symbol in the consciousness of the contemporary world as the place
where our 1989 revolution started and as an example of harmonious multi-ethni and multi-confessional,
where multi-linguistic and intercultural interactivity character is a natural everyday reality.




                             Short History of The West University

          The origins of our University can be traced back to Decree-Law No 660, issued on the 30th of
December 1944, which stipulated that a university for the western part of the country should be set up in
Timişoara.
          Its first faculties either have disappeared or have become independent institutions. The
metamorphosis of this higher education institution into a University occurred at the end of September
1962.This is why the date of October 1st mentioned in The University Charter as the Official Day of our
University is significant not only as it marks a new beginning for our academic community but also as it
crowns the efforts of completing a difficult process, unfolding between setting up and consolidation and
acknowledgement of our institution.
          1968 was the year when, having a prestigious academic staff for all traditional domains, our
institution could have become the full-grown University which this part of the country and illustrious figures
of our national and local public and intellectual life had been contemplating and struggling for.
          A difficult period followed particularly for the humanities, and for sciences. Domains such as
music, drawing, history, geography, natural sciences, chemistry, disappeared one by one, while the
philological education significantly narrowed down.
          Consequently, many of the University‟s facilities were transferred to other institutions.
          It was the year 1989, the year of the Romanian Revolution that meant a turning point in the
development of our institution. It led to the normal condition of today. Thus, the present structures and
achievements make the West University, Timişoara, whorthy of interest for potential partners.
          An essential change of mentality has occurred in the very way of conceiving the academic
institution, following the model of similar democratic institutions in the Wester Europe. An ample
institutional reform has been set going, starting with the redefining of the University’s mission,
followed by the establishment of aims to be pursued for the carrying out of that mission.
          There is also a policy of specialization of the studies through the choice of optional courses in the
last two years of study. That means that, while in the first two years of study there is a single list of
optional courses from which the student chooses in order to complete the 30 credits per semester, for the
last two years there is a number of so called „special courses‟ which are backed by lists of titles to choose
from. The special courses allow for specialization.
          The university offers normal degree courses that last for 4 years and short degree courses
(college) that last for 3 years of study.
          Post-graduate courses, lasting for 1-2 years, end with a master degree or with courses taught
over short periods of time, concluded with a certificate, offer a more focused training in numerous fields of
interest.
          A Doctor‟s degree (Ph.D) is offered in 40 fields.


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         The Organisation of the West University of Timişoara Students (OSUT) organizes on an annual
basis the international student‟s festival called STUDENT FEST, the time and place where the students
creativity finds its direct expression. For Sociology and Psychology is ASSSUT that, belongs to U.V.T.
students asociations.
         Central University Library within the West University offers excellent library service. The library
has a collection of 790.000 books, 305.000 periodicals and a special collection of 68.000 books from
various domains. Besides the Central Library there are also other libraries: American Library, Spanish
Library, French Cultural Center Library, Center for Social Science Research Library, ”Austria”
Library Timişoara.




                         Parcul Rozelor / Der Rosengarten / The rose garden


       Truely international in its outlook, the university is formally linked with over 100 universities
worldwide. Students exchange receives top priority in these cooperation agreements.


                                      The Faculties of the University
         The West University is now a classic –type higher education establishment providing training
in both sciences and humanities.
         It comprises 11 faculties: The Faculty of Mathematics, The Faculty of Physics, The Faculty of
Chemistry, Byology and Geography, The Faculty of Letters, Philosophy and History, The Faculty of
Economics, The Faculty of Sociology and Psihology, The Faculty of Law, The Faculty of Arts, The
Faculty of Music, The Faculty of Physical Education and Sports and The Faculty of Political Sciences and
Comunication, mainly housed in an architecturally outstanding central building.
         In the West University has also created an active Astronomic Observatory, a Seismic Station and
a Research Institute of Condensed Matter. Today the West University, Timişoara, has a teaching staff of
about 11343 and a total number of students out of 16.704, of which 350 are foreign students.



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                                          Academic Calendar




                       “Ceasul Floral”/ “Floral Watch”/ -near Continental hotel


         The academic year at the West University consists of two semesters: the autumn(fall)
semester and the spring semester.
         The autumn semester usually runs from the beginning of October to the mid January with
Christmas two week holiday.
         The spring semester last from mid February lasts to the end of May.
         Each semester has 14 weeks, excepting the last year of study when the last semester has only
10 weeks. After every semester there is an exam session lasting for four weeks.
         Each semester, a student has to accumulate 30 credits from compulsory courses and optional
courses. In the first 2 years of study the importance of the compulsory courses is greater, in order to
establish a frame bed of fundamental knowledge, while in the last 2 years of study the importance of
optional courses increases.



                                The Faculty of Sociology and Psychology
                                       GENERAL DESCRIPTION

                        Dean:                              Professor Ştefan Buzărnescu, Ph.D
                      Vice Dean:                            Professor Dorel Ungureanu, Ph.D
             Secretary of Scientific Board:                  Professor Anca Munteanu, Ph.D
                      Secretary:                                   Horaţiu Ţaranu, prof.
                       Location:                              Bd. Vasile Pârvan nr.4,cab 243
                                                                     +40-56-190770
                         Dean:                                     +40-56-190770-320

                         Fax:                                         +40-56-190770


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                          CALENDAR OF ACADEMIC ACTIVITIES

                             STRUCTURE OF THE ACADEMIC YEAR
                                       2002-2003

TIME TABLE:


       17.09.2002-21.12.2002                lectures
       22.12 2002-06.01.2003               winter holiday
       07.01.2003-03.02.2003               exam session
       28.01.2003-03.02.2003               graduate exam session
       04.02.2003-10.02.2003               inter-semesters holiday
       11.02.2003-26.05.2003               lectures (1st to 3rd year) of study
       11.02.2003-28.04.2003               lectures (the 4th year) of study
       29.04.2003-19.05.2003               exam session II (the 4th year) of study
       20.05.2003                          the deadline for receiving the graduate thesis
       20.05.2003-26.05.2003               holiday between exam session(the 4th year) of study
       27.05.2003-23.06.2003               exam session II (1st to 3rd year) of study
       24.06.2003-30.06.2003               holiday between exam session(1st to 3rd year) of study
       24.06.2003-30.06.2003               graduate exam session
       24.06.2003-14.07.2003               practice (1st to 3rd year) of study
       15.07.2003-31.07.2003               exam session III (1st to 3rd year) of study
       15.07.2003-31.07.2003               Faculty Admissions
       27.05.2003-09.06.2003               exam session III (the 4th year)
       01.08.2003-01.09.2003               summer holiday
       02.09.2003-09.09.2003               Faculty Admissions: Postgraduate Studies




                                       FACULTY BOARDS
        The structure of the board of the Faculty Council is formed 27 members, out of which 20
teachers and 7 students. The executive board is made up of by the Dean, the vice Dean, the Scientific
Secretary and the Heads of the Departments.


        The Faculty of Sociology and Psychology is the only South-Western Romanian faculty in
this field that has been accredited by the National Council for Academic Accreditation and
Assessment since 1997 and it is part of the Consortium of the four Romanian traditional universities.
        Unlike the analogous faculties in Bucharest, Iassy, Cluj Napoca that are oriented to the theoretical
aspects of the social space, we have focused our attention on the practical dimension, being the only
Faculty of Applied Social Sciences.
        Since the academic year 1996-1997 we have used the transfer credits system (ECTS) that is
appliable to the following course offerings: Psychology, Sociology, Social Work, Educational Sciences,
Special Psychopedagogy, Anthropology, so maintaining cooperative agreements with universities in the
USA, the United Kingdom, Belgium, Spain, Germany, Italy, Switzerland, France, Greece, Holland,
Hungary, Moldavia and Bulgaria.

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          These agreements are efficient for teaching methods and for scientific research, and they also
facilitate the students‟ and teachers‟ transfer from our faculty to other colleges and universities.
          The following table shows the post-graduate programs from which students may choose:

                                          Post-graduate programs:
             1.        Sociology of the Political and Administrative Institutions.
             2.        Clinical Psychology and Psychopathology.
             3.        Psychology of Transport
             4.        Education and School Management
             5.        Training for Experts in Child Welfare
             6.        Community`s Psychology
             7.        Psychology of Adult Education
             8.        Psychopedagogics of Integrated Education
             9.        Psychology of Organization and Leadership
             10.       Trening focus on Community`s Social Workers
             11.       Social Work – Spiritually- Oriented Practical Work
             12.       Social Work – Community Justice

         Our teaching staff has 75 members, many of them having a doctorate in their field, and we
have 1750 students enrolled.
         Starting with the academic year 1997-1998 our faculty has offered the gypsies (not charging
them tuition fees) the opportunity to study, our faculty being the only Romanian educational
institution that develops special programs for ethnic groups.
         Since 1994, our faculty has been member of the Board of the Intercultural Institute Timisoara, that
is under the patronage of the Council Europe, and we are co-founders of the Institute for the Adults’
Education, founded by the analogous Institute in Germany (DIE).


                      Short history the Faculty of Sociology and Psychology
        It is the newest one in our University, with the following study programs: Sociology, Psychology,
Social Work, Pedagogy, Special Psycho-Pedagogy, Anthropology.
        Starting with the academic year 1995-1996 in our faculty a post graduate study section has
been founded, including:
        a) The School for High Comparative European Studies (SISEC), three year day courses,
meaning to train experts in European problems (Eurocrats) at European standards similar to those of
other European universities with which it cooperates in the frame of a consortium; starting in 1998-1999
SIESEC is under the authority of the West University, Timişoara Senate.
        b) Master Studies in Political and Administration Studies starting with the academic year
1996/1997, one year day courses.
        c) Master Studies in integrated European Education starting with the academic year
1996/1997,one year day courses.
        d) Training social workers who will have the mission of training specialists who will expertise the
social work problems of the region and at national level, one year day courses. Master in Social Work,
focus on Social Educators, one year day courses.
         e) Master in Psychopedagogy of Integrated Education, one year day courses.
         f) The Training Programme for Experts in Child and Family Welfare, one year day courses.
         g) The Community Psychology, one year day courses.
         h) The Psychology of Adult Education, one year day courses.
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        i) Organizational Psychology and Leadership, one year day courses.
        j) Probation-Justice Community Administration, one year day courses.
        k) Social Work Focus on Spiritual Problems, one year day courses.
        New for our faculty (starting with 1996-1997 academic year) and for the academic education is
 the training in School and Educational Management, which has as a main aim to confer expertise
 concerning the decisional behavior of school managers.
 The educative suplly of our faculty is syncronized with the actual standards in the system of transferable
 credits, which was introduced in 1996/1997 academic year.The educational offer for academic year
 2002/2003 is covered by 75 teachers for 1388 students.
        Concerning international network of one must know the links with academic community from:
UK, Belgium, U.S.A., Spain, Germany, Italy, Switzerland, France, Czech Republic, Holland, Hungary,
Moldavia Republic, Bulgaria, Canada.




                             THE INFORMATION PACKAGE ON ECTS

                                            What is ECTS?

        ECTS, the European Community Course Credit Transfer System, has been developed in order to
 provide common procedures to guarantee academic recognition of periods of study abroad. It provides a
 way of measuring and comparing learning achievements, and transferring them from one institution to
 another.
        The ECTS is based on the principle of mutual trust and confidence between the
 participating higher education institutions. The few rules of ECTS, concerning information (on
 courses available and on procedures), agreement (between the home and host institution), and the use
 of credits (to indicate student workload), are intended as a reinforcement of this mutual trust and
 confidence. Each department taking part in ECTS describes the courses it offers not only in terms of
 content, but also in terms of credits allocated to each course.

                        Romanian and ECTS credit and grading systems
         Romanian uses the ECTS for both local and mobile students. Credits allocated to courses are
  relative values reflecting the quantity of student work each course suplly in relation to the total quantity
  of work required to complete a full year of academic study at a given institution. Like the Romanian
  credit system, ECTS is a credit system based on student workload. Student workload refers to the
  time spent in lectures, practice and independent study. It includes all work needed to prepare for
  examinations and to meet requirements for passing. Credits are awarded only if a course has been
  completed and all requirements have been met and examinations passed. The allocation of academic
  credits in ECTS is 60 credits per year of study and 30 credits per semester.
         Practical placements and optional courses, which form an integral part of the course of study,
  also receive academic credit. All ECTS courses are mainstream courses of the participating institutions,
  as followed by home students under normal regulations.
         Examination and assessment results are usually expressed in grades. However, many different
grading systems co-exist in Europe. The ECTS grading scale is as follows:
  A           Excellent           Outstanding performance with only minors errors
  B           Very Good           above average standard with some errors
  C           Good                Generally sound work with a number of notable errors
  D           Satisfactory        fair but with significant shortcomings
  E           Sufficient          Performance meeting the minimum criteria
  FX          Fail                some more work required before the credit can be awarded

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 F            Fail                  Considerable further work is required
         The ECTS grading does not replace the local grade.
         The Romanian grading scale runs from 1 to 10. The marks have the following meanings: 1-4
 fail, 5-6 sufficient, 7 satisfactory, 8 good, 9 very good, 10 excellent.

                                            ECTS students
         Students participating in ECTS will receive full credit for all academic work successfully carried
 out at any of the ECTS partner institutions and they will be able to transfer these academic credits from
 one participating institution to another as long as there has been prior agreement between the institution
 involved. All students of the participating departments who are willing to take part in ECTS may do so if
 their institution agrees and within the limit of available places.
         Most students participating in ECTS will go to one single host institution in one single country,
 study there for a limited period of time and then return to their home institution.
         When a student returns after successfully completing the study programme previously agreed
 between the home and the host institution, credit transfer will take place and the student will resume the
 study programme at the home institution without any loss of time or credit.
         Students may only be awarded a student mobility grant if they fulfil the general conditions
 of eligibility for the ERASMUS grant. These are:
         1. Students must be citizens of one of the EC Member States, citizens of one of the EFTA
 countries (or recognized by one Member State of one EFTA country as having an official status of
 refugee or stateless person or permanent resident) or citizens of one of the associated countries. As to
 EFTA nationals, students will be eligible provided they are moving within the framework of ERASMUS
 from the respective EFTA home country to an EC Member State. EFTA nationals registered as students
 from ECTS participating institutions in other EFTA countries or in Community Member States are only
 eligible for participation in ECTS if they have established a right of permanent residence.
         2. Students shall not be required to pay tuition fees at the Host University.
 Students may, however be required to continue to pay his/her normal tuition fees to
 the home institutions during the study period abroad.
         3. One study period abroad should not last less then three months or more than one year.
         4. Students in the first year of their studies are not eligible for receiving ERASMUS grants.
 ECTS students have to sign a Learning Agreement prior to leaving for the host university. Recognition of
 credits is guaranteed upon return, provided that all terms of the Learning Agreement were fulfilled during
 the mobility (as certified by the Transcripts of Records).
         At faculty level ECTS co-ordinator is university professor doctor Ştefan Buzărnescu.




                      THE FACILITIES AS A STUDENT IN TIMISOARA

     ▪ Sociology and Psychology Departament Library, Vasile Parvan Bulevard No 4, the 3th flor,
 BCUVT inside West University, www-http://www.uvt.ro
     ▪ Romanian Academy Library – Strada Augustin Pacha, No. 7
     ▪ Timis District Library – Piata Libertatii, No. 3
     ▪ Art Library – Strada Enrico Caruso, No. 3
     ▪ British Council Library – Bulevardul Vasile Parvan, No.4
     ▪ Austrian Library – Bulevardul Vasile Parvan, No. 4
     ▪ German Library – Bulevardul Vasile Parvan, No. 4

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         Cultural Centers:
         ▪ French Cultural Center – Bulevardul C.D. Loga, No. 44
         ▪ German House “Adam Muller Gutenbrunn – Strada Gh. Lazar, No. 10-12
         ▪ German Cultural Center – Piata Regina Maria
         ▪ British Council – Strada Paris, No. 1
         ▪ Modern Languages Center – Bulevardul Republicii, No. 9
         ▪ Intercultural Institute Timisoara – Strada Miron Costin, No. 2
         ▪ Euroregional Center for Democracy – Strada Semenic, No. 10

         Museums:
         ▪ The Banat Museum – Piata Huniade, No. 1
         ▪ Art Museum – Strada Florimund Mercy, No. 2
         ▪ Ethnography Museum – Strada Popa Sapca, No. 4
         ▪ Banat Village Museum – Bulevardul Avram Imbroane, No. 2
         ▪ The Banat Orthodox Metropolitan Church Museum – Piata Victoria
         ▪ The Serbian Orthodox Diocese Museum – Piata Unirii, No. 4

         Opera House and Theatres:
         ▪ The Romanian Opera House in Timisoara – Strada Marasesti, No. 2
         ▪ “The Banat” Philharmonic Orchestra – Bulevarul C.D. Loga No. 2
         ▪ The National Theater – Strada Marasesti, No 2
         ▪ “Csiky Gergely” Hungarian State Theater – Strada Alba Iulia, No. 2
         ▪ The German State Theater – Strada Alba Iulia, No. 2
         ▪ “Merlin” Youth Theater – Strada Marasesti, No 2




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                                          FACULTY’S STRUCTURE




                                         THE MISSION OF FACULTY

                The purpose of the Facluty is to encourage and enable individuals to develop their full
potential by providing a high quality and stimulating learning environement encompassing a wide range of
relevant educational activities.




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    Romanian Education Sciences: Psychology, Sociology, Social Work,
            Anthropology, Pedagogy and Special Education

                                An Integrated European Perspective

          The assertion of the Romanian sociology on the European sociology stage started with the
contribution of SPIRU HARET (1851-1912) .He was one of the first sociologists who foresaw the
possibility of applying mathematics to the study of modern societies. He suggested, for this purpose, a
mathematical model (“social space”) based on the idea of isomorphism of mechanical and social systems
and on an analogy judgement, forming a theory of social mechanics. He dedicated himself to organizing
village schools and cooperation based on liberal principles. He took his doctoral degree in France,
enjoying great professional prestige among the personalities of the period. His main works are On the
Planet Orbits Invariant Long Axes Paris, 1878, The Peasant Matter, Bucharest, 1905, and Social
Mechanics, Paris, 1910 .
          Dimitrie Drăghicescu (1870-1945) developed the West European social philosophy, especially
the French om, outrunning in many ways even Durkeim and Tarde. He emphasized the specificity of
social determinism, considering that social development, determined by the “creating ideal” understood as
an anticipative vision of the direction of historical development, and as its impelling force, is realized in the
direction of transforming man into a moral personality, spiritually through political and economics liberation
of the society, through democratization of the social life and progressive realization of justice. He took his
doctoral degree with the thesis Transactional Analysis, Paris on: The role of the individual in social
determinism (1904). His main works are: The problem of Social Determinism, Biologic Determinism and
Social Determinism (1903), Romanian People Psychology (1907), The Creative Ideal (1914), Political
Parties and the Social Classes (1922), The Reality of the Spirit (1929), The New Godly City (1928), Thruth
and Revelation (1934), Les roumains de Serbie, Paris, Humane Ontology, (1987).
Dimitrie Gusti (1880-1955) professor of Transactional Analysis at the universities of Iassy and Bucharest,
he founded the Sociological Banat – Crişana Institute, which he also coordinated in its best years. He
founded the Sociological School at Bucharest. He initiated and coordinated monographic research of the
Romanian villages (1925-
1948) on the bases of more efficient research techniques than those used by Fr.Le Play
and Tourville.
          He managed to have the social service legalized and institutionalized (in 1939) and sociological
research combined with practical social action and social pedagogy. He founded and headed the
Association for Science and Social Reform (1919-1921), the Romanian Social Institute (1921-1939, 1944-
1948), the Romanian Institute for Social Sciences (1939- 1944), the National Council for Scientific
Research (1947 –1948). Together with V.I.Pop, H.H.Sthal and G.Focşa the Village Museum (1936) he
created- a world priority in this field. He founded and lead the following magazines: “Arhiva pentru ştiinţa
şi reforma sociala” (1919-1934), “Sociologia Românească” (1936-1944). Main works: Knowledge and
Action in the Service of the Nation (1939), Egoismus and Altruismus, (1904), Hellenistic Cosmology, Die
soziologieschen Betreungen in der neuen Ethik (1908), Sociologia militans (1935), The Matter of
Sociology (1940), La science de la realite sociale (1941).
          I.Mihăilescu, J.L.Durand-Drouhin, L.M.Szwergrub: Rural Community Studies in Europe, in
three volumes 1981-1985. They started the chrono-regressive model in research, now used in
monographs of rural places and in thematic studies concerning the evolution of a structure, of an
institution, of a tradition and for studying the evolution of a rural population. This model allows the
relevance of the historical evolution of a village, starting with its contemporary aspects and indicating the
course of successive changes.

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          Serge Moscovici - sociologist and psychologist of Romanian origin, born in Brăila in 1925. In
present he is the best recognized authority in the European social psychology. Some of his work are:
Traditional Communities and Social Change (1961), “Psychoanalysis, Its Image and Its Public, (1961),
“Essay on the Human History of Nature (1968), “Society versus Nature” (1972). He coordinated the
following collective volumes: Social Psychology (1972-1973) and The Psychology of Communication
(1972).
          Serge Moscovici won unanimous recognition in 1961 with the publication of his PhD thesis:
“Psycho-analysis: Its Image and Audience”. As a pioneer in the study of social representations he
established the influence of minorities as a field of study in the European social psychology. Serge
Moscovici is knowledgeable in every single aspect of this domain, the list of his papers covering as many
as 18 pages. The close relationship he has with Eastern Europe has made him believe that it is precisely
here that the future of social psychology lies. It is up to the researchers in this field to be able to flexibly
adapting the relevant methods to the specificity of this region.
          Serge Moscovici believes that today, when democracy is not simply a political
order but also a conviction, the consequences of totalitarianism and dictatorship offer psychologists the
opportunity of a completely new relationship with democracy: the study of democratic personality.
          Departmental Sociology: Petre Andrei, Ştefan Zeletin, Mihai I. Ralea, Eugenio Sperantia. By
Departmental Sociology we understand the sociology taught in the sociology departments existing in the
large universites of our country. It was also so named in order to emphasize that this type of sociological
discourse is based on meditation and book documentation. The scientific value of departmental sociology
is very clear, but it was better known among experts and students having no large public audience, such
as Gusti‟s had. Today, names like P.Andrei, St.Zeletin, M.Ralea, E.Sperantia still wait for their basic
monographs which could be offered by the present moment psychology and sociology student
generation, in the wish of linking contemporary Romanian sociology and psychology to great tradition.
          Petre Andrei (1891-1940) student and successor of D.Gusti at the Sociology Department of the
University of Iassy, Minister for Public Education suthe late ‟30`s, he is recognized for works such as: The
Sociology of the Revolution (1921), Die Soziologische Auffassung der Erkenntnis (1923), Problems of
Sociology (1927), General Sociology (1936).
          Altough he recognized the frail points of the Gustian system and he openly argued with D.Gusti,
he consequently operated with his professor‟s model, willing to perfect it. Thus Petre Andrei uses the
same system of three related sciences (sociology, ethics, political sciences), the same wholistic vision
about social unity (which he names “group”), the same frames (named “conditions”) and the same
manifestations: constitutive (economic and “psychic”) and normative, : political and juridical; and lastly the
same social balance between the components. But P. Andrei develops the Gustian model in what
concerns sociological determination and emphasizing socio-economical disruptures of the social whole
and their consequences: revolutions.
          He also recommfnds the departure from the sociological description to the sociological analysis
and explanation, the condition being founding sociological research on sociological theories which are
becoming more and more sophisticated. P.Andrei was successful in producing a synthesis of the great
sociology of his time, bringing together Durkheim‟s ideas with those of Simmel, Max Weber, Leopold von
Wiese. And he is at the same time a pioneer of a new direction with a great future: the sociology of
knowledge.
          Ştefan Zelentin (1882-1934) analized the Western capitalism after the scheme used by W.
Sombart. Stefan Zeletin produced one of the most important Romanian sociological works: The Romanian
Bourgeoisie, Its Origin and Historical Role
 (1925), the most serious work about the birth and the development of capitalism in Romania. He tried to
build a model for the Romanian nation on the scheme of an economic model. He is also the author of a
pioneering work concerning the new liberal orientation: The Neo-liberalism (1927).
          Mihai Ralea (1896-1964). He was not only a sociologist but also a psychologist, esthetician and
literature critic. He got to be known through his doctoral thesis in Paris: The Idea of Revolution in the
Socialst Doctrines (1923) wich was published in Romania in 1930. He is also the author of Introduction

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into sociology-which gets its final form in 1974. The idea that was his concern for his whole life was a
Sociology of Success. He carried out his ideas together with another Romanian sociologist Traian Herseni
publishing in 1962: Sociology of Success, in fact a psychology of success.
          His importance as a psychologist is primarily related to his attempt to define the specificity of
human psychic and he did it developing an interesting theory concerning post ponement ( the ability of
introducing intermediary moments between stimulus and action).
          Eugenio Sperantia ( 1888-1972) the most substantial sociological contribution to the interwars
period. He represented the university life in Cluj. His basic work was: Introduction into Sociology in two
volumes, which appeared in 1938 and 1939. The first volume is a history of sociology and the second is
general sociology.
          He, too, started from the priciple of postponement and realized a great synthesis of the history of
human formation, which proves an encyclopedic information and always related to the last results of the
scientific research in the field of psychology, pedagogy, sociology and philosophy. For psychologist some
of his works are still of great value: General over the Social and Individual Psychology (1925) and The
Springs of Human Evolution (1947).
A lot of our great sociologist and psychologist Well-known in the world are originally from Romania:
Moreno, Moscovici, Dodan Zevedei being just a few of the most known, most famous.
          Jacob Levy Moreno (1892, Bucuresti-1975, USA), sociologist and psychiatrist established in
USA in 1927, he founded sociometrics. He studied the preferential relationships in the inside of small
groups developing measuring techniques of this relation: sociometric status, sociogram, and sociometrical
matrix.
He developed techniques of group theory: psychodrama, sociodrama that proved to be extremely useful
for psychology and sociology. His best achnowledged of works are Sociology and the Human Sciences
(1956), Sociometrics (1950), Psychodrama ( 3 vol. 1959-1969).




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                                 SOCIOLOGY DEPARTMENT




                                     GENERAL MANAGER:
                                 Professor Romulus Dabu, Ph.D.

         Didactic/scientific title: Professor of Sociology, Ph.D.
         Academic Position: Head of the Department of Sociology
                                   Member of the Senate of West University Timisoara
                                   Member of Romania`s Sociologists Asociation
         Didactic activity
             General Sociology
             Psychology of Industrial Labour
             Sociology of Education
             Introduction to General Sociology
         Professional skills
             Political Sociology
             Sociology of Leisure Time
             Sociology of Science
             Sociology of Language
             Methods and Techniques of Sociology
      Books
     „Sociology in Social Practice”, Editura Politica, Bucharest, 1968
     „Methods and Techniques in Sociology”, Editura Didactica and Pedagogica, Bucharest,1970
     „Mobility and Fluctuations in Labour”, Editura Universitatii, Timisoara, 1985
     „Sociology of Mass-media”,vol.I -II, Editura Presa Universitara Banatul, Timisoara,1995
     „Industrial Sociology”, Editura de Vest, Timisoara, 1995
     „Otherwise, on Continuity and Lack of continuity in History and Culture”, Editura Didactica
      and Pedagogica, Bucharest, 1996




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                                     DEPARTMENT OF SOCIOLOGY
                                                First Year of Study
                                Subject name                              Semester I                         Semester II
                                                                C        S L CT             C/E    C    S      L    CT     C/E
                I. Compulsory subjects
 UY1101         Introduction to General Sociology               2         1          4      C1     2    1             5    E2
 UY1201
 UY1102         Methodology of Sociological Research            2         1          4      C1     2    1             4    E2
 UY1202
 UY1103         Demography and Sociology of Population          2         1          3      C1     2    1             3    E2
 UY1203
 UY1104         Social Statistics                               1         1          3      E1     2    1             4    E2
 UY1204
 UY1105         Computer Science                                2              1     4      E1     2            1     4    E2
 UY1205
 UY1106         Elements of Personality Psychology              1         1          2      C1     1    1             2    E2
 UY1206
 UY1107         Introduction to Economics                       2                    2      C1     2                  2    E2
 UY1207
 UY1108         Politology                                      2         1          3      E1
 UY1209         Survey Projects: Questionnaire Operation                                                        2     2    E2
 UY1210         Sociological Summer Practice                                                                   90     4    E2
                TOTAL hours/week                                14        6    1                   13   5       3
                TOTAL I                                              21            25                   21           30
                II. Optional Subjects
 UY1111         Social Archeology                               2                    3      E1     2                  3    E2
 UY1211
 UY1112         Linguistic and Romanian Dialectology
 UY1212

 UY1113         Foreign Language (E, F, G, R)                                  1     2      C1                  1     2    C2
 UY1213
 UY1114         Physical Education
 UY1214

                TOTAL hours/week                                2           1                       2         1
                TOTAL II                                             3                      5           3           5
                TOTAL (I+II) / Credits                                24 hours/week                      24 hours/week
                                                                        30 credits                         35 credits
                III. Facultative Subjects
 UY1115         Mathematics Models in Sociology                 1                    2      C1     1                  2     E2
 UY1215
 UY1116         Open Course I                                   2                    3      C1     2                  3     E2
 UY1216

                Pedagogical Module 3
 UY1217         Psychology of Education                                                            2    1           2       E2
                TOTAL hours/week                                3                                  5    1
                TOTAL III                                            3        5                         6           7
                hours/week                                      19    6 2                          20   6    4
                General Total (I+II+III)                             27 hours/week                      30 hours/week
                                                                       35 credits                         42 credits




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Note:
       1. To complete the 1st year of study is necessary to have the “Survey Projects” and “Sociological
 Summer Practice”.
       2. The “Open Course” is dedicated to visiting professors from the department grants.
       3. The Pedagogical Module is optional, but if it is chosen, it will be come compulsory (couse one
may be awarded a special diploma).



                                                   Second Year of Study
    Cod                           Subject name                                      Semester I                      Semester II
                                                                          C    S      L/P CT       C/E     C    S     L/P CT C/E
     I.      Compulsory subjects
  UY2101     Actual Problems of General Sociology                     2        1              4     E3     2    1           4      E4
  UY2201
  UY2102     Social Psychology                                        1        1              4     E3     2    1           4      E4
  UY2202
  UY2103     Romanian Ethnography                                     1        1              2     E3     1    1           2      E4
  UY2203
  UY2104     Socio-linguistics (of communities and minorities)        2        1              2     E3     1    1           2      E4
  UY2204
  UY2105     Computer Science                                             2            1      4     E3     2          2     4      E4
  UY2205
  UY2106     Methods and Techniques                                       2            1      4     E3     2    1           4      E4
  UY2206
  UY2107     Projects of survey in SPSS                                                2      3    C3                 2     3      C4
  UY2207
  UY2108     Sociology of Public Opinion                              2        1              4   E3       2    1           4      E4
  UY2208
  UY2209     Sociological Summer Practice                                                                            90            E4
             TOTAL hours/week                                             12   5       4                   12   6    4
             TOTAL I                                                           21           27                  22        27
    II.      Optional subjects
  UY2110     History of Culture and Civilization                          2    1              3     E3     1    1           3     E4
  UY2210
             TOTAL hours/week                                             2    1                           1    1
             TOTAL II                                                           3           3                    2         3
             TOTAL (I+II) / Credits                                              24 hours/week                    24 hours/week
                                                                                   30 credits                       30 credits
    III.     Facultative subjects
  UY2111     Special Open Course I                                        2    1              2    C3      2    1           2     C4
  UY2211
  UY2112     Sampling Techniques                                          2    1              2     E3     2    1           2     E4
  UY2212
  UY2113     Pedagogy                                                 2        1              2   E3       2    1           2      E4
  UY2213
  UY2114     The methods to teach sociology                                                                2    1           2      E4
  UY2115     Foreign Language I                                                2              2   C3            2           2     C4
  UY2215
  UY2216     Social Philosophy                                                                             1    1           2     C4
  UY2117     Pedagogical Practice                                                      1      1   C3                  1     1     C4
  UY2217
  UY1218     Consumer Protection Sociology                                2    1              2     E3     2    1           2      E4
  UY2218
             Total hours/week                                             8     6    1                     11    8   1
             TOTAL III                                                          15        11                     20    15
             hours/week                                                   23   12    4                      25 14 5
             GENERAL TOTAL (I+II+III)                                           39 hours/week            44 hours/week
                                                                                  41 credits              45 credits



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Note:
        1. To complete the 2nd year of study is necessary to have the “Survey projects in SPSS” and
“Sociological summer Practice”.
        2. The “Special Open Course” is dedicated to visiting professors from the department grants.


                                                  Third Study Year
        Cod                  Subject name                          Semester I                          Semester II
                                                         C    S     L/P    CT       C/E     C    S       L/P CT        C/E
                 I. Compulsory Subjects
 UY3101          Ethnology                               2    1               3      E5     1     1                3   E6
 UY3201
 UY3102          Law and Social Legislation              2    1               3      E5     2     1                3   E6
 UY3202
 UY3103          The History of Sociology                2    1               3      E5     1     1                3   E6
 UY3203
                 TOTAL hours/week                        6    3                             4     3
                 TOTAL I                                       9              9                    7           9
                 II. Compulsory complementary subjects
 UY3104          Cultural Anthropology                   2    1               3      E5     1     1                3   E6
 UY3204
                 TOTAL hours/week                        2    1                             1     1
                 TOTAL II                                      3              3                    2               3
                 III. Specialty compulsory subjects
 UY3105          Sociology of Organization and           2    2               4      E5     2     1                3   E6
 UY3205          Leadership
 UY3206          Sociology of Trade and Services                                            2     1                3   E6
 UY3107          Rural-Urban Sociology                   2    1               3      E5     2     1                3   E6
 UY3207
 UY3208          Sociological Summer Practice                                                                      3   E6
                 TOTAL hours/week                        4    3                             6     3
                 TOTAL III                                     7              7                    9           12
                 IV. Optional Subjects I
 UY3109          Sociology of Education                  1    1               3      E5     1     1                2   E6
 UY3209
 UY3110          Sociology of International Relations    1                    4      C5     2                      2   C6
 UY3210
                 V. Optional Subjects II
 UY3111          Projects of Survey in SPSS                          2        4      C5                  2         2   C6
 UY3211
                 TOTAL IV-V (optional)                   2    1      2     11              3      1     2      6
                 TOTAL hours/week                        14   8      2     30              14     8     2     30
                 TOTAL I-V                                      24 hours/week                      24 hours/week
                                                                  30 credits                         30 credits
                 VI. Facultative subjects                C    S     L/P    CT       C/E     C    S     L/P    CT       C/E
 UY3112          Foreign Language I (English)                        2      1       C5                  2      1       C6
 UY3212
 UY3113          Foreign Language II (French, German                 2        1      C5                  2         1   C6
 UY3213          or Spanish)
 UY3114          The Sociology of Territorial            2    2               3      E5
 UY3214          Communication
                      TOTAL (facultative subjects)       2    2      4        5                          4         2

                 Pedagogical Module 2
 UY3215          Pedagogical Practice                                                                    4         2   E6
 UY3116          The Methods to Teach Social Science     1    2               1      C5
                 (sociology)


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 UY3217          Educational Politics                                                            2      1             2      C6
                 Intercultural Education
                 Computer Assisted Former
                        TOTAL (pedagogical module)        1      2             1                 2      1        4      4
                 General Total hours/week                17     12     6      36                16      9       10     36
                 GENERAL TOTAL (I+II+III+IV+V+VI)                  35 hours/week                            35 hours/week
                                                                     36 credits                               36 credits

Note:
        1. To complete the 3rd year of study is necessary to have the “Survey projects in SPSS” and
“Sociological summer Practice”.
        2. The Pedagogical Module is optional, but if it is chosen, it will be come a compulsory couse (one
may be awarded a special diploma).

                                                 Fourth Year of Study
    Cod                     Subject name                                Semester I                           Semester II
                                                         C      S        L/P    CT       C/E     C      S      L/P   CT      C/E
             I. Compulsory subjects
  UY4101     The Sociology of Science and Culture        2      1                  6      E7     2      2             8      E8
  UY4201
  UY4101     Management – Marketing                      2       1                  8     E7     1      2             8      E8
  UY4202
  UY4103     The Sociology of Religion                   1      1                  5      C7     2      1             5     C8
  UY4203
  UY4204     Sociology of Medicine and Deviance                                                  2      2             5      E8
             TOTAL hours/week                            5      3                                7      7
             TOTAL I                                             8                19                    14            26
             II. Specialty compulsory subjects
  UY4105     The Sociology of Family                     2      1                  3      E7
  UY4106     The Sociology of Literature and Arts        2      1                  4      E7
  UY4107     Sociology of Politics                       2      1                  3      E7
             TOTAL hours/week                            6      3
                        TOTAL II                                    9              10
             III. Optional Subjects
  UY4108     The Sociology of Mass Communication         2      1                  4      E7
  UY4209     Special Open Course                                                                 2       1            4       E8
             TOTAL hours/week                            2       1                               2       1
                                TOTAL III                         3           4                           3           4
             TOTAL (I+II+III) / Credits                      20 hours/week – 33 credits              17 hours/week - 30 credits
             IV. Facultative Subjects
  UY4110     Pedagogical Practice                                         4        3      C7
  UY4111     Computer Science                            2      1                  1      C7                    4     2      C8
  UY4211
  UY4112     Psychiatry                                  2      1                  1      E7
  UY4113     The Psichology of Industrial Work           2      1                  3      E7     2      1             4      E8
  UY4213
  UY4114     The Sociology of Leisure                    2      1                  1      E7
  UY4115     Juridical Sociology                         2      1                  4      E7     2      1             4      E8
  UY4215
             TOTAL hours/week                            5
                                                         10    4                                 4   2     4
             TOTAL IV                                     19           13                             10          10
                                         hours/week 23 12      4                                13 10      4
             GENERAL TOTAL (I+II+III+IV)             39 hours/week – 46 credits                  27 hours/week – 44 credits

       STANDARDS FOR BEING GRANTED A BACHELOR`S DEGREE: 181 credit units on
compulsory study subjects; 105 credit units on optional study subjects; 30 credit units on the final
comprehensive examination; 18 credit units on foreign language
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                                       DEPARTMENT OF SOCIOLOGY




                                               GENERAL MANAGER:
                                           Professor Romulus Dabu, Ph.D.
                   MASTER IN POLITICAL AND ADMINISTRATIVE SCIENCES
                             COD                                            Semester I                       semester II
                               Subjects name                            C     S        L     CT     C/E     C S     L         CT   C/E
               I. Compulsory subjects
 UK1201       The Sociology of Political Organisations and                                                  2                 3    E
              Institutions
 UK1202       The Methodology for Research of Political                                                     2                 2    C
              Organisations and Institutions
 UK1103       Sociological and Politological Main Concepts              2                    3      E       2                 3    E
 UK1203
 UK1104       Sociology of Public Opinion                               2                    1      C
 UK1105       International Relations and Political Institutions        1                    1      E       1 1               2    E
 UK1205
 UK1106       Contemporary Political Ideologies                         2              2     3      E
 UK1107       Inter-culturality and National Minorities                 2      1             2      E
              TOTAL I                                                          12            10                 8             10

              II. Optional subjects
 UK1208       Data Interpretation and Analyse in Sociology                                                  2                 3    E
 UK1109       Social Psychology / Political Anthropology                2      1             2      E
              TOTAL II                                                         3             2                  2             3
                         TOTAL I + II                                          15            12                 10            13

              III. Alternative subjects
 UK1110       Sociology of Internet                                                    2     2      C
 UK1111       Public Relations                                                         1     1      C                     1   2    C
 UK1211
              TOTAL III                                                        3             3                  1             2
              TOTAL I + II + III                                               18            15                 11            15

         The Study Program ends with delivering of a dissertation quoted with 30 credit units. The
delivering takes place according to the structure of the year of study, valid on the level of the whole
Faculty of Sociology and Psychology. The minimal number of optional subjects to attend is 2 per each
semester, and for the alternative subjects, also 2 per semester.




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                      Master in Educational and School Management


                                   PROGRAM MANAGER
                            Professor Ştefan BUZĂRNESCU, Ph.D




    CURRICULUM VITAE
       Current academic rank
        Dean of the Faculty of Sociology and Psychology
        Member of Romania`s Sociologists Association
        Manager of Educational management in schools, postgraduate program
        Member of the Senate of West University of Timisoara
        Member of Dean`s Academic European Network
        Member of the Timis division of the Committee of European Integration within the Romanian
          Academy
       Professional skills
        Sociology of the Youth
        Sociology of Organizations
        Sociology of Leadership
        Educational Management in Schools
        Sociological Research Concerning Public Opinion
        Sociology of Interculturalism and Multiculturalism
        Comparative History of Sociological Doctrines
       Master of the following lectures
        Comparative History of Sociological Doctrines
        Sociology of Organization and Management
        Sociology of Public Opinion
        Sociology of Political Institutions
        Sociology of Organization
       Books
        “The History of Sociology”, Editura Didactica and Pedagogica, Bucharest, 1995
        “Introduction in the Sociology of Organization and Management”, Editura Didactica and
          Pedagogica,Bucharest,1995
        “The Sociology of Public Opinion”, Editura Didactica and Pedagogica, Bucharest,1996
        “Almost Everything About the European System of Transferable Credits”,Editura
          Augusta, Timisoara, 1998
        “The Sociology of Technological Civilization”, Editura Polirom, Iasi,1999


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                “Academic Management. Conceptual Reconstruction and Praxiological
                 Openness”, Editura Augusta, Timisoara, 2000
                “The Institutional Bovarysm and Roumanian`s Institutional Rebuilding” ,
                 Editura Augusta, Timisoara, 1999.


         Specialization: Postgraduate studis in Educational and School Management
   COD                         Subject                              I -st semester                    II - nd semester
                                                              C    S       L/P CT     C/E    C    S         L/P   CT     C/E
         I. Compulsory Subject:
UU1101   The Management of Curriculum                         1    1            3      E
UU1102   Organizational Models and Diagnoses                  2    2            3      E
UU1103   Educational Marketing and Management                 1    1            3      E
UU1204   Communication, conflict, decisions making and team                                  2    1               3       E
         building
UU1105   The Management of Human and Financial                2    1            3      E
         Resources
UU1206   Legislation and Academic Freedom                                                    2                    3       E
UU1207   The Managerial Project: Conception, Projection,                                     2    1               3       C
         Development and Administration
UU1208   The Management of Evaluation                                                        2     1              3       E
         TOTAL I                                              6     5                        8     3
         Total hours/week                                          11          12                 11             12

         II. Optional Subjects:
UU1109   Information, Institutional Communication, E-mail     1          2      3      C
         and Internet
UU1210   The Management of Innovation and Change                                             1     2              3       C
         TOTAL II                                             1          2                   1     2
         TOTAL GENERAL I + II                                      14                             14
                   Total credits                                                 15 CTS                               15 CTS


          The total duration of the lecture is one year. The lectures may cost a free or may be apported by the
   Guvernament and School Inspectorates.
            The Study Program ends with the delivering of a Dissertation, quoted with 30 credit units. The
   delivering of the Dissertation takes place according to the structure of the Year of Study, valid on the level
   of the whole Faculty of Sociology and Psychology.




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STANDARDS FOR GRADUATION: BSC DIPLOMA IN ANTHROPOLOGY: 274 credit units on
compulsory study subjects; 68 credit units on optional study subjects; 30 credit units on the final
comprihensive examination; 8 credit units on foreign language; 140 standard credit units.
For getting the psycho-pedagogical competence for teaching is necessary to pass the exams on the
subjects included in the Pedagogical Seminar.

             I. THE STRUCTURE OF ACADEMIC YEAR (IN WEEKS)
                 Didactical activities      Exam. Session        Practice                 Holidays
                Sem. I        Sem. II       I     II    III         (*)       Winter      Spring        Summer
1st Year         14              14         4     4      3                      2            1            12
2nd Year         14              14         4     4      3                      2            1            12
3rd Year         14              14         4     4      3                      2            1            12
4th Year         14              10         4     3      3                      2            1             -

The practice is split in weekly activities, in all of the 28 weeks of didactical activities:

 Year                 Semester I (number of hours)                      Semester II (number of hours)
   I                               28                                                 28
   II                              28                                                 28
  III                              28                                                 28
  IV                               28                                                 22

             II. THE MODALITY OF CHOOSING OPTIONAL COURSES SUBJECT
        There are two optional subjects every semester of lade year of study; a student needs to choose
one study subject per semester.

    III. THE CONDITIONS OF REGISTRATION IN THE NEXT ACADEMIC YEAR, THE
                           CONDITION FOR PROMOTION
       A student is declared promoted in the following academic year if he/she haves at least 30 credit
units in the two semesters of the last year. A student is declared expelled on the end of the first cycle (I st
and II nd years of study) if he/she did not pass the exams of the first cycle (60 credit units). A student can
be considered to have completed the first year of study if he/she larns all the credit units for compulsory
study subject and a minimum of 30 credit units per semester in a normal pattern of study. Ther are
allowed to defend their diploma paper only the students who have completed all courses and exams.

                         IV. THE FINAL COMPREHENSIVE EXAMINATION
     The period of writing the diploma paper: semester 6-8. Completion of the diploma paper: the last 3
weeks of the final study year. The period of graduation exams: to be settled by the faculty;

     V. THE FINAL COMPREHENSIVE EXAMINATION HAS A TOTAL OF 30 CREDIT
                       UNITS DISTRIBUTED AS FOLLOWS:
     Written examination consisting in:
- fundamental study subjects: Cultural Anthropology, General Anthropology –Ttheories and Orientations,
10 credit units;
- two subjects of specialty: Romanian Mythology, Romanian Ethnography, 5 credit units;
B. Bachelor`s Thesis: 15 credit units




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                            DEPARTMENT OF SOCIOLOGY

                                ANTROPOLOGY PROGRAM




                                  PROGRAM MANAGER:
                              Professor Romulus Dabu, Ph.D.

      Didactic/scientific title: Professor of Sociology, Ph.D.
      Academic Position: Head of the Department of Sociology
                                Member of the Senate West University of Timisoara
                                Member of Romania`s Sociologists Asociation
      Didactic activity
           General Sociology
           Psychology of Industrial Labour
           Sociology of Education
           Introduction to General Sociology
      Professional skills
           Political Sociology
           Sociology of Leisure Time
           Sociology of Science
           Sociology of Language
           Methods and Techniques of Sociology
      Books
     „Sociology in Social Practice”, Editura Politica, Bucharest, 1968
     „Methods and Techniques in Sociology”, Editura Didactica and Pedagogica, Bucharest,1970
     „Mobility and Fluctuations in Labour”, Editura Universitatii, Timisoara, 1985
     „Sociology of Mass-media”,vol.I -II, Editura Presa Universitara Banatul, Timisoara,1995
     „Industrial Sociology”, Editura de Vest, Timisoara, 1995
     „Otherwise, on Continuity and Lack of Continuity in History and Culture”, Editura Didactica
      and Pedagogica, Bucharest, 1996




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                              First Year of Study– Anthropology

   Code                          Subject name                                 Semester I                       Semester II
                                                                  C       S     L/P    C/E     CT   C      S     L/P C/E     CT
             I. Compulsory Subjects
  UA1101     General Anthropology.              Concepts     and 2        1            E1      4    2      1           E2    4
  UA1201     theories.
  UA1102     Ethnogenesis in the Romanian Social Area             2       2            E1      4    2      1           E2    4
  UA1202
  UA1103     Multiculturality. Identities and Resources           2       1            E1      4    2      1           E2    3
  UA1203
  UA1204     Introduction to General Sociology                                                      2      1           E2    4
  UA1105     Research Methods and Techniques in Anthropology      1       1            C1      3    1      1           C2    2
  UA1205
  UA1106     Introduction to Popular Culture                      2       1            E1      3    2      1           E2    2
  UA1206
  UA1107     Human Anatomy and Physiology                         2       1            E1      3    2      1           E2    2
  UA1207
  UA1108     Computer Science                                                    1     C1      2                  1    C2    2
  UA1208
  UA1109     Elements of Culture and Civilization in Human        2       1            E1      3
             Development
  UA1210     Summer practice                                                                                      90   C2    3
  UA1111     Classical Languages (Latin, Greek)                                  1     C1      2                   1   C2    2
  UA1211
  UA1112     Modern Languages (Eng., Fr., Ger.)                                  1     C1      2                  1    C2    2
  UA1212
                        Total I hours/week                        13      8      3             30   13     7      3          30
                             Total I / credit units                    24 hours / 30 credits            23 hours / 30 credits
         II. Facultative Subjects
  UA1113 Psychology of Communities                                1       1            C1      2    1      1           E2    2
 UA1213
 UA1114 Psychical Education                                                      2     C1      2                  2    C2    2
 UA12114
                            Total II hours/week                   1       1    2             4      1      1 2             4
                           Total I+II / credit units                   28 hours / 34 credits            27 hours/ 34 credits
Notes:
          1. To complete the 1st year of study is necessary to have the “Summer Practice”.
          2. The “Open Course” is dedicated to visiting professors from the department grants.




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                                      Second Year of Study – Anthropology
   Code                       Subject name                         Semester I                         Semester II
                                                     C     S        LP    C/E        CT      C    S    LP     C/E       CT
              I. Compulsory Subjects
  UA2101      Demography                             1         1            C3           2   1    1                     2
  UA2102      Physical Anthropology and              2         1            E3           3   2    2            C4       4
  UA2202      Anthropometrics
  UA2103      Anthropology of European               1         1            C3           2   1    1            E4       2
  UA2203      Ethnolinguistical Groups
  UA2104      Symbolic Anthropology                  2         1            C3           3   2    1            E4       3
  UA2204
  UA2105      Paleography                            1         1            E3           2   1    1            E4       2
  UA2205
  UA2106      Social Hermeneutics                    1         1            E3           2
  UA2107      History of Anthropological Thought     1         1            E3           3   1    1            E4       2
  UA2207
  UA2108      General Ethnology                      2     1                C3           3   1    1            E4       3
  UA2208
  UA2109      Romanian Ethnography                   1         1            E3           2   1    1            E4       2
  UA2209
  UA2110      Political Anthropology                 2         1            E3           2   2    1            E4       2
  UA2210
  UA2111      Computer Science                                       1      C3           2              1      C4       2
  UA2211
  UA2212      Summer practice                                                                           90     C4       2
  UA2113      Classical Languages                                    1      C3           2               1     C4       2
  UA2213
  UA2114      Modern Languages                                       2      C3           2              2      C4       2
  UA2214
              Total I hours/week                     14    10     4             30           12   10     4             30
              Total I / credit units                        28 hours/30 credits                    26 hours/30 credits
              II. Optional subjects
  UA2215      Philosophical Anthropology                                                     1    1            C4       2
  UA2116      Intercultural Education                1         1            E3       2
  UA2217      Sociology of Education                                                         1    1            E4       2
              Total II hours/week                    1         1                         2   2    2                     4
              Total I+II /credit units                         30 hours/32 credits                30 hours/34 credits
              III. Facultative Subjects
  UA2118      Social Psychology                      1         1            C3           3   1    1            E4       3
  UA2218
  UA2119      Byzantine Art                          2         1            C3           3
              Total III hours/week                   3         2                         6   1    1                   3
              Total I+II+III /credit units                     35 hours/38 credits                32 hours/37 credits

Notes:
          1. To complete the 1st year of study is necessary to have the “Summer Practice”.




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                                      Third Year of Study - Anthropology
  Code                      Subject name                                Semester I                         Semester II
                                                          C     S        LP    C/E        CT     C    S     LP     C/E    CT
              I. Compulsory Subjects
 UA3101       Cultural Anthropology                       2         2            E5       4      2    2             E6    4
 UA3201
 UA3102       History of European Multiculturalism.       2         2            E5       4      2    2             E6    4
 UA3202       Interactive Patterns of Interculturalism
 UA3203       Mentalities and Human Models                                                       1    1             E6    3
 UA3104       Modern and Contemporary Society in          1         1            E5       4      1    1             E6    3
 UA3204       Romania
 UA3105       Anthropology of the Religious Mentalities   2         1            C5       3      2    1             E6    3
 UA3205
 UA3106       Economical Anthropology                     1         1            C5       3      1    1             E6    3
 UA3206
 UA3107       General Mythology                           2         1            C5       3      2    1             E6    3
 UA3207
 UA3108       Particular Rites                            2         1            E5       4
 UA3109       Designing Anthropological Research                          2      C5       3                  2      C6    3
 UA3209
 UA3210       Summer practice                                                                               90      C6    2
 UA3111       Classical Languages                                         1      C5       2                  1      C6    2
 UA3211
              Total I hours/week                          12        9     3               27    11    9     3             30
              Total I /Credit units                                  24hors/30 credits                23 hours/30 credits
              II. Optional subjects
 UA3112       Pedagogy                                    2         1            C5       2      2    1             C5    2
 UA3212
 UA3113       Pedagogical practice                                        2      C5       2                  2      C5    2
 UA3213
 UA3114       Methods of Teaching Social Sciences         1         1            C5       2      1    1             C5    2
 UA3214
 UA3115       Rural Sociology.                            1         1            C5       3      1    1             C5    3
 UA3215
              Total II hours/week                         4     3     2                   9      4    3     2              9
              Total I+II /Credit units                          33 hours / 39 credits                 32 hours / 39credits
              III Facultative subjects
 UA3116       Ethnopsychology                             1         1            C5       2
 UA3117       Classical Art                               1         1            C5       2      1    1             C6    2
 UA3217
              Total III hours/week                        2         2                     4      1    1                   2
              Total I+II *III /Credit units                         37 hours/43 credits               34 hours/41 credits

Note:     1. To complete the 1st year of study is necessary to have the “Summer Practice”.




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                                         Fourth Year of Study - Anthropology
           C                   Subject name                              Semester I                         Semester II
 ode
                                                           C     S        LP      C/E      CT     C    S     LP      C/E       CT
               I. Compulsory Subjects
  UA4101       Socioanthropology of religions              2         1            E7       4      2    1             E8            4
  UA4201
  UA4102       Microgroup sociology                        2         1            E7       4
  UA4203       Romanian contemporary civilization                                                 2    2             E8            4
  UA4104       Romanian mythology                          1         1            E7       4      2    2             E8            4
  UA4204
  UA4105       Urban anthropology                          1         1            E7       3
  UA4206       Rites of passage                                                                   2    1             E8            4
  UA4107       History of Christianity in Romanian space   1         1            E7       4      1    1             E8            4
  UA4207
  UA4108       Museology, restoration                      1         2            C7       3      1    2             C8            4
  UA4208
  UA4109       Anthropological perspective of the          1         1            C7       3
               Romanian thought
  UA4110       Legal anthropology                          2         1            C3       3
  UA4111       Classical languages                                         1      C7       2                  1      C8        2
  UA4211

               Total I hours/week                          11        9     1               27    10    9     1               26
               Total I/ Credits                                      21 hours/30 credits               20 hours / 26 credits
               II. Optional Subjects
  UA4212       Phenomenology of mystical experience                                               2    1             C8            3
  UA4113       Open course                                                 2      C7       2
  UA4114       Art from anthropological perspective        2         1            C7       3
  UA4215       Myths of the modern human                                                          2    1             E8            2
  UA4116       Pedagogical practice                                        2      C7       2                  2      C8            2
  UA4216
               Total II hours/week                         2     1     4                   7      4    2     2                     7
               Total I+II/ Credit units                          28 hours / 37 credits                 28 hours / 33 credits
               III. Facultative Subjects
 UA4117        Interethnic relations                       2         1            E7       3
 UA4218        Modern art                                                                         1    1              C7           2
               Total III hours/week                        2     1                         3      1    1                           2
               Total I+II+III/ Credits                           31 hours / 40 credits                 30 hours / 35 credits

          Note:
          Course performed by foreign invited professors




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                      DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATIONAL SCIENCES




                                    GENERAL MANAGER
                         Senior Lecturer Luminiţa BEJAN, PhD




        BEJAN LUMINIŢA LETIŢIA – born on the 26th of September 1949, graduated the Faculty of
History and Philosophy, the Phylosophy Department at the Babes-Bolyai University Cluj-Napoca in 1972.
In the same year, by ministerial repartition she holds the position of universitary assistant in the
Department of Social Sciences from University of Medicine and Pharmacology Timisoara. In 1978 she
was promoted as lecturer in the same University and in 1985 she was promoted in the position of lecturer
and in 1985 she awarded the title Doctor in Philosophy (PhD).
In 2001 she graduated the Faculty of Sociology – Psychology, the Section of Pedagogy.
From 1992 up to the present day she is teaching at the University of West in Timisoara, at the Educational
Sciences Directory, holding the main title at the following disciplines: Education for Democracy, the
Sociology of Education, Pedagogy and Intercultural Education.
She has published a number of studies and articles on education and sociology in various specialized
magazines and had been co-author to various volumes.




Standards for graduation: BSc Diploma in Educational Sciences
  - 244 credit units on compulsory study subjects
  - 68 credit units on optional study subjects
  - 30 credit units on final comprehensive examination
  - 8 credit units on foreign language
  - 110 standard credit units
        For getting the psycho-pedagogical competence for teaching is necessary to pass the exams on
Educational Psychology, Theory of Curriculum, Theory and Methodology of Teaching, Practice.




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                       II. THE STRUCTURE OF ACADEMIC YEAR (IN WEEKS)
                Didactical activities           Exam. Session                Practice               Holidays
                  Sem. I Sem. II                                                (*)
                                           I       II            III                      Winter Spring
                                                                                          Summer
   I st Year          14          14       4       4             3                           2          1          12
  II nd Year          14          14       4       4             3                           2          1          12
  III rd Year         14          14       4       4             3                           2          1          12
  IV th Year          14          10       4       3             3                           2          1           -

         The practice is split in weekly activities, in all of 28 weeks of didactical activities:

                           Year   Semester I (number of hours)         Semester II (number of hours)
                             I                 28                                    28
                             II                28                                    28
                            III                28                                    28
                            IV                 28                                     -

            III. THE MODALITY OF CHOOSING OPTIONAL COURSES SUBJECT
        There are two optional subjects every semester of lade year of study; a student needs to choose
one study subject per semester.

    IV. THE CONDITIONS OF REGISTRATION IN THE NEXT ACADEMIC YEAR, THE
                         CONDITION FOR PROMOTION
    -A student is declared promoted in the following academic year if he/she larns at least 30 credit units in
the two semesters of the last year.
    -A student is declared expelled on the end of the first cycle (I st and II nd year of study) if he/she did
not pass the exams of the first cycle (60 credit units).
   -A student can be considered to have completed the first year of study if he/she larns all the credit units
for compulsory study subject and a minimum of 30 credit units per semester in a normal pattern of study.
   -There are allowed to defend their diploma paper only the students who have completed all courses
and exams.

                              V. THE FINAL COMPREHENSIVE EXAMINATION
  -The period of writing the diploma paper: semester 6-8;
  -Completion of the diploma paper: the last 3 weeks of the final study year;
  -The period of graduation exams: to be settled by the faculty;

    VI. THE FINAL COMPREHENSIVE EXAMINATION HAS A TOTAL OF 30 CREDIT
                      UNITS DISTRIBUTED AS FOLOWS:
   A. Written examination consisting in:
1. fundamental study subjects: The Theory of Curriculum, The Theory and Methodology of Teaching
                                                                             10 credit units
2. subjects of specialty: Educational Psychology, Educational Management
                                                                             5 credit units




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      Timisora

                                     CYCLE I (Ist and IInd Year of Study)

                                              First Year of Study

No.           COMPULSORY SUBJECTS           Discipline                         Semester I                              Semester II
Crt                                           code
                                                         C        SAssess      L                 No.       C       S    L    Assess   Nr.
                                                                    ment                         Cre                          ment    Cre
                                                                    Form                         dits                         Form    dits
                                           FUNDAMENTAL STUDY SUBJECTS
  1   The Foundations of Education            UJ1101  2    -   -      E                           4
  2   The Theory of Curriculum                UJ1202                                                       2       1    -       E      5
  3   The History of Universal Pedagogy       UJ1103  2    1   -      E                           5
  4   The History of Romanian Pedagogy        UJ1204                                                       2       1    -       E      5
  5   General Psychology I                    UJ1105  2    1   -      E                           5
  6   General Psychology II                   UJ1206                                                       2       1    -       E      5
  7   Logics                                  UJ1107  2    1   -      E                           5
  8   Computer Science I                      UJ1108  2    -   1      E                           5
  9   Computer Science II                     UJ1209                                                       2       -    1       E      5
  TOTAL I HOURS / WEEK
CREDITS/SEMESTER                                         10       3            1                  24       8       3    1             20
SPECIFIC PROFILE STUDY SUBJECTS
 10   Practice                               UJ1113      -            -        4        C         4        -       -    3       C      3
                                             UJ1213
 11   Education for Democracy                UJ 1211                                                       2       1    -       E      5
  TOTAL II HOURS / WEEK
CREDITS/SEMESTER                                                               4                       4   2       1   3               8

COMPLEMENTARY STUDY SUBJECTS
 14   Foreign Language                        UJ1114     -        2            -        C         2        -       2    -       C      2
  TOTAL III HOURS / WEEK
CREDITS/SEMESTER                                                               2                               2       2               2


FACULTATIVE SUBJECTS
 15   Physical Education                      UJ1215     -            -        2        C          2       -       -   2        C      2
  TOTAL IV HOURS / WEEK                                                2                          2        -       -   2               2
  CREDITS/SEMESTER
  TOTAL (I+II+III+IV)                                    10       5        7                     32        10 6        6              32
  HOURS / WEEK
CREDITS/SEMESTER




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                                                   Second Year of Study

No.           COMPULSORY SUBJECTS                 Discipline                        Semester I                                   Semester II
Crt                                                Code
                                                               C    S               L   Assess         No.    C      S            L    Assess   Nr.
                                                                                         ment          cre-                             ment    cre-
                                                                                         Form          dits                             Form    dits

FUNDAMENTAL STUDY SUBJECTS
  1    Developmental Psychology                      UJ2201                                                   2      -            -       E     4
  2    Introduction to Sociology                     UJ2202    2      1             -      E            5
  3     Research Methods in Education                UJ2203                                                   2      1            -       E      5
  4    The Theory and Methodology of Teaching        UJ2104    2      1             -      E            5
  5    The Theory and Practice of Evaluation in      UJ2105                                                   2      1            -       E      5
       Education
 TOTAL I HOURS / WEEK
CREDITS/SEMESTER                                               4        2                                     10     6            2             14
SPECIFIC PROFILE STUDY SUBJECTS
  6    Psychology of Education I                    UJ2106     2      1             -      E            5
  7    Psychology of Education II                   UJ2207                                                    2      1            -       E      5
  8    Computer Assisted Learning                   UJ2108     2        -           1      E            5
  9    Sociology of Education                       UJ2209                                                    2      1            -       E      5
 10    Philosophy of Education                      UJ2110     2        -           -      E            4
 11    Practice                                     UJ213      -        -           4      C            4     -      -            4       C      4
 TOTAL II HOURS / WEEK
CREDITS/SEMESTER                                               6        1           5                    18   4      2            4              14


COMPLEMENTARY SUBJECTS
 12   Foreign Language                               UJ2114    -      2             -      C            2     -      2            -       C      2
 TOTAL III TOTAL HOURS / WEEK
 CREDITS/SEMESTER                                                           2                      2          2                                  2

 FACULTATIVE SUBJECTS
 13  Physical Education                              UJ2115    -        -           2      C            2     -      -            2       C      2
                                                     UJ2215
 TOTAL IV TOTAL HOURS / WEEK
 CREDITS/SEMESTER                                                                   2                    2               2                       2
TOTAL (I+II+III+IV)                                            10 5             7                   32        10 6           6                  32
HOURS / WEEK
CREDITS/SEMESTER




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                                  CYCLE II (IIIrd AND IVth Year of Study)

                                                       Third Year of Study

No.         COMPULSORY SUBJECTS                     Disc-                             Semester I                                            Semester II
Crt                                                 pline
                                                   Code                C        S      L    Assess                  No.    C        S        L    Assess   Nr.
                                                                                             ment                   cre-                           ment    cre-
                                                                                             Form                   dits                           Form    dits
 1    The Theory of Education                      UJ3101              2        1      -       E                     5
 2    Educational Statistics                       UJ3102              1        1      -       E                     3
 3    Education of the Children with Special       UJ3203              2        -      -       E                     4
      Needs
 4.   Pedagogy of Nursery School and Primary       UJ4202              2     1         -        E                    5
      Education
 5    Psycho-pedagogy of the Family                UJ3205                                                                  2        -        -       E      4
 6    Adult Education                              UJ3206                                                                  2        1        -       E      5
 7    Educational Management                       UJ3207                                                                  2        -        -       E      4
 8    The Methods of Teaching Educational          UJ3109              1        2      -        E                    4     1        2        -       E      4
      Sciences
 9    Practice for Teaching                        UJ3209                                                                  -        -        4       C      4
10    Practice                                     UJ3112               -        -     4        C                    4     -        -        3       C      3
                                                   UJ3210
 11 Mental and School Hygiene                      UJ3211X                                                                 1        -        -              2
TOTAL I HOURS/WEEK
  CREDITS/SEMESTER                                 8       5       4                   25       8       3       7              26

OPTIONAL SUBJECTS*
 12 School Communication                           UJ3212                                                                  2        -        -       C      4
 13 Speech Therapy                                 UJ3113              2        1      -        C                    5
 14 Methods and Techniques for Effective           UJ3214                                                                  2        -        -       C      4
     learning
 15 Open Course                                    UJ3115              2        1      -        C                    5
TOTAL II HOURS/WEEK
CREDITS/SEMESTER                               4       2       -                      10    4       -       -                8
      TOTAL (I+II) HOURS / CREDITS                                     12   7        4                              35     12 3         7                  34
         COMPULSORY PER WEEK



              One optional subject is to be chosen out of two, each semester; the remaining subject may be
      attended as a facultative one.




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                                                Fourth Year of Study


No.          COMPULSORY SUBJECTS                Disci-             Semester I                             Semester II
Crt.      (SPECIFIC PROFILE SUBJECTS)           pline
                                                Code
                                                         C     S   L       Assess      No.      C     S    L       Assess   No.
                                                                            ment       cre-                         ment    cre-
                                                                            Form       dits                         Form    dits
 1             Comparative Pedagogy             UJ4101    2    1   -          E         5
 2             Educational Counseling           UJ4102                                          2     2    -         E       6
 3               Distance Education             UJ4203    2    1   -         E          5
 4          Pedagogy of Higher Education        UJ4034                                          2     1    -         E       5
 5             Intercultural Education          UJ4105    2    1   -         E          5
 6              Integrated Education            UJ4106                                          2     1    -         E       5
 7              Educational Policies            UJ4107    2    1             E          5                  -         E
 8             Alternative Pedagogies           UJ4208                                          2     1    -         E       5
 9              Practice for Teaching           UJ4109    -    -   4         C          4
10                     Practice                 UJ4210                                                     3         C       3
                                                    TOTAL I HOURS/WEEK
 CREDITS/SEMESTER                                          8   4   4                   24       8     5        3            24

             OPTIONAL SUBJECTS *
10               Learning Difficulties          UJ4111    2     2    -       E          6
11        Social Pedagogy for Community         UJ4112                                          2     2    -         E       6
13                  Open Course                 UJ4113                                          2     2    -         C       6
14      Education of Socially Excluded Groups   UJ4114    2     2    -       E          6
                                                   TOTAL II HOURS / WEEK
 CREDITS/SEMESTER                                         4    4      -                 12      4     4    -                12
       TOTAL (I+II) HOURS / WEEK                           12 8 4                       36       12   9   3                 36
          CREDITS/SEMESTER

               One optional subject is to be chosen out of two, each semester; the remaining subject may be
       attended as a facultative one.




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                                     VIII. GENERAL BALANCE

                                CYCLE I (I st AND II nd Year of Study)

       No.                   STUDY SUBJECTS               NR. HOURS         CREDIT UNITS

        1             COMPULSORY                            2018            144              67
        2             Facultative                            112              8              4



                                    CYCLE II (III rd AND IV th Year of Study)

      No.                   STUDY SUBJECTS               No. HOURS                    CREDIT UNITS

       1              COMPULSORY                            1304                  100                37
       2                       OPTIONAL                      860                  68                 29


      TOTAL                                              No. HOURS                    CREDIT UNITS
                                                                           Internal       Standard

                                                            4182           320            137




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                                     GENERAL MANAGER

                            PROF. ZOLTAN BOGATHY, PH. D.




         – Zoltan Bogathy -professor doctor in psychology, actual academic position in charge of the
psychology chair.
        Fields of professional competence: psychology of transports, organizational psychology, publicity
and advertising related to psychology.
        He is editor in chief of the "Applied Psychology" magazine, published by the Psychology Institute
from West University of Timisoara.
        Since the academic year 2001-2002 he coordinates the center of excellence in applied
psychology from the Faculty of Sociology and Psychology of West University from Timisoara.
        He collaborates with several academic institutes from Europe and he is master several research
contracts of national and continental amplitude, having communitarian financial support.
        Books: "Conflicte in organzatii"(Conflicts in Organizations)
                 "Negocierea in organizatii" (Negotiation in Organizations)
                 "Introducere in psihologia muncii" (Inroduction to Work Psycology)




Standards for graduation: BSc Diploma in Psychology
- 244 credit units on compulsory study subjects
- 68 credit units on optional study subjects
- 30 credit units on examination final comprehensive
- 8 credit units on foreign language
- 110 standard credit units
For getting the psycho-pedagogical competence for teaching is necessary to pass the exams on
Education, Psychology, Theory of Curriculum, Theory and Methodology of Teaching, Practice.




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                        II.THE STRUCTURE OF ACADEMIC YEAR (IN WEEKS)

            Didactical activities          Exam. Session             Practice                Holidays
              Sem. I Sem. II
                                           I      II    III                       Winter Spring Summer

Anul I         14          14         4           4           3                      2          1         12
Anul II        14          14         4           4           3                      2          1         12
Anul III       14          14         4           4           3                      2          1         12
Anul IV        14          10         4           3           3                      2          1          -
           The practice is splinted in weekly activities, in all of 28 weeks of didactical activities:

                 Year                     Semester I (number of hours)       Semester II (number of hours)
                   I                                   28                                  28
                   II                                  28                                  28
                  III                                  28                                  28
                  IV                                   28                                   -

             III. THE MODALITY OF CHOOSING OPTIONAL COURSES SUBJECT
     There are two optional subjects in every semester of the year of study subject per semester .

    IV. THE CONDITION OF REGISTRATION IN THE NEXT ACADEMIC YEAR, THE
                                          CONDITION FOR PROMOTION
-    A student is declared promoted in the following academic year if he/she accumulate at least 30 credit
     units in the two semesters of the last year.
-    A student is declared expelled on the end of the first cycle (the study year I and II) if he/she did not
     pass the exams of the first cycle (60 credit units).
-    A student can be considered to have completed the first year if he/she obtains all the credit units for
     compulsory study subjects and a minimum of 30 credit units per semester in a normal pattern of
     study.
-    Are allowed to defend their diploma paper only the students who have completed all the courses and
     exams.

                             V.      THE LICENSE DEGREE EXAMINATION
-    The period of writing the diploma paper: semester 6-8;
-    Completion of the diploma paper: the last 3 weeks of the final study year;
-    The period of graduation exams: to be settled by the faculty.

    VI.       THE LICENSE DEGREE EXAMINTION HAS A TOTAL OF 30 CREDIT UNITS
                                DISTRIBUTED AS FOLOWS:
A. Written examination consisting in:
   1. Fundamental study subjects: The Theory of Curriculum, The Theory and Methodology of
      Teaching

                                                                                             10 credit units.
     2. Subjects of specialty: Educational Psychology, Education Management                    5 credit units.
    B. Diploma paper:                                                                            15 credit units.




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                                       STUDY PLAN
                                  PSYCHOLOGY SPECIALITY

                                              I-st YEAR
       Crt.    SUBJECT NAME                 Cod     Lectu     Semin      Credits     Assessment
       No.                                           re        ary
                                                   hours      hours
               Compulsory subjects        I-st SEMESTER
       1       GENERAL PSYCHOLOGY         UX1101      2         2           6             E
       2       NEUROPSYCHOLOGY            UX1102      2         1           4             E
       3       EXPERIMENTAL               UX1103      2         2           5             E
               PSYCHOLOGY
       4       INFORMATICS                UX1104      1         2           4             C
       5       INTRODUCTION IN            UX1105      2         -           4             C
               SOCIOLOGY
               TOTAL HOURS                            9         7           23
               Compulsory subjects         II-nd SEMESTER
           1   GENERAL PSYCHOLOGY II      UX1201      2         2           6             E
           2
               NEUROCYBERNET              UX1202      2         1           4             E

                    ICS
           3   PSYCHOLOGICAL              UX1203      2         2           5             E
               STATISTICS
           4   DEVELOPMENTAL              UX1204      2         2           5             E
               PSYCHOLOGY
           5
                  HISTORY OF              UX1205      2         1           4             E

                 PSYCHOLOGY
           6
                    SCHOOL                UX1206      2         1           3             C

                 PSYCHOLOGY
               TOTAL HOURS                            12        9           27
               Optional subjects I-st
               SEMESTER
           1   INTRODUCTION IN            UX1106      1         1           4             C
               EPISTEMOLOGY or
           2   CULTURAL ANTROPOLOGY       UX1107      1         1           4             C
               or
           3   HISTORY OF PHYLOSOPHY      UX1108      1         1           4             C
               or
           4   INTRODUCTION IN            UX1109      1         1           4             C
               PHYLOSOPHYCAL
               ANTROPOLOGY
           5   FOREIGN LANGUAGE           UX1110 /    2         -           3             E
                                          UX1207
               Optional subjects II –nd
               SEMESTER
           1   FOREIGN LANGUAGE           UX1110 /    2         -           3             E
                                          UX1207

               TOTAL HOURS                            3         1
                 Elective subjects
           1   SPORTS                     UX1111/         -     2           C             2
                                          UX1208



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         Students must obtain 30 credit units each semester. The minimal number of optional subjects to
attend is two in the first semester and one in the second semester.




                                              II-nd YEAR


        Crt.          SUBJECT NAME            Cod       Lectu   Semin      Credits     Assessment
        No                                                re     ary
                                                        hours   hours
                 Compulsory subjects        III-rd SEMESTER
         1                  SOCIAL          UX2301         2      2           6             E
                    PSYCHOLOGY I
         2        PSYCHOLOGICAL             UX2302          -     2           4             C
                       ABILITIES
         3          PERSONALITY             UX2303       2        1           4             E
                    PSYCHOLOGY
         4        METODOLOGIES IN           UX2304       1        1           4             C
                  PSYCHOLOGICAL
                      RESEARCH
         5        INTRODUCTION IN           UX2305       2        1           3             C
                   PSYHOANALITIC
                       THEORIES
         6         DIRECTIONS AND           UX2306       2        1           3             C
                  ORIENTATIONS IN
                    PSYCHOLOGY
         7            PEDAGOGY              UX2307       2        1            3            E
                    TOTAL HOURS                         11        9           27
                 Compulsory subjects        IV-th SEMESTER
         1      SOCIAL PSYCHOLOGY II        UX2401       2        2           6             E
         2             CREATIVITY           UX2402       2        1           5             E
                      PSYCHOLOGY
         3          INTRODCTION IN          UX2403       2        1           5             E
                 ORGANIZATIONAL AND
                  WORK PSYCHOLOGY
         4        ETHNOPSYCHOLOGY           UX2404       2        1           4             E
         5         BASES OF                 UX2405       2        1           4             C
               PSYCHODIAGNOSTICS
         6         PEDAGOGY                 UX2406        2       1            3            E
                    TOTAL HOURS                          12       7           27
                Optional subjects I –st SEMESTER
         5       FOREIGN LANGUAGE           UX2308/      2        -           3             C
                                            UX2407
                Optional subjects II-nd SEMESTER
         1       FOREIGN LANGUAGE           UX1110 /     2        -           3             E
                                            UX1207

                       TOTAL HOURS                       3        1
                 Elective subjects
         1               SPORTS             UX1111/         -     2           2             C
                                            UX1208
         2            TRANSPERSONAL         UX2310       2        -           2             C
                       PSYCHOLOGY



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         Students must obtain 30 credit units each semester. The minimal number of optional subjects to
attend is one in the first semester and one in the second semester.

                                                      III-rd YEAR


         Crt.          SUBJECT NAME          Cod     Lectu     Semin      Credits     Assessment
         No.                                           re       ary
                                                     hours     hours
                      Compulsory subjects   V-th SEMESTER
          1               PSYCHOANALYSI     UX3501      2        1           4             E
                S
          2     MEDICAL PSYCHOLOGY          UX3502      2        1           4             E
          3     ORGANIZATIONAL              UX3503      2        1           5             E
                PSYCHOLOGY
          4     INDIVIDUAL                  UX3504      2        1           4             E
                PSYHOTHERAPY
          5     METHODICS OF TEACHING       UX3505      2        -           4             C
                PSYCHOLOGY
          6             PSYHOPATHOLOG       UX3506      2        1           5             E
                Y
          7     SOCIAL APPLIED              UX3507      2        1           4             E
                PSYCHOLOGY
                TOTAL HOURS                            14        6           30
                Compulsory subjects          VI-th SEMESTER
          1     ECONOMICAL                  UX3601      2        1           3             E
                PSYCHOLOGY
          2           COMMUCATION           UX3602         -     2           2             C
                      LABORATORY
          3     CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGY         UX3603      2        1           4             E
          4     INTERCULTURAL               UX3604      2        -           4             E
                PSYCHOLOGY
          5            PEDAGOGICAL          UX3605         -     2           3             C
                         PRACTICE
          6              PRACTICE           UX3606         -   summ          3
                                                                 er
          7           PUBLICITY AND         UX3607      2        1           4             E
                       ADVERTISING
                      PSYCHOLOGY
          8             COGNITIVE           UX3608      2        1           4             E
                      PSYCHOLOGY
                TOTAL HOURS                             10       8           27
                Optional subjects VI-th SEMESTER
          1     LOGOPEDICS or                UX3609     2        1           3             C
          2     RELIGION PSYCHOLOGY          UX3610     2        1           3             C
                or
          3     PSYCHOSEXOLOGY or            UX3611     2        1           3             C
          4              PSYCHOLINGVISTI UX3612         2        1           3             C
                CS
                TOTAL HOURS                             3        1           3




         Students must obtain 30 credit units each semester. The minimal number of optional subjects to
attend is one in the second semester.

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                                               IV-th YEAR


        Crt.           SUBJECT NAME          Cod       Lectu Semin       Credits     Assessment
        No.                                              re   ary
                                                       hours hours
               Compulsory subjects            VII-th SEMESTER
         1             PSYCHIATRY           UX4701        2    1            5             E
         2     PROJECTIVE PSYCHOLOGY        UX4702        2    1            5             E
         3     PSYCHODRAMA                  UX4703        -    2            4             E
         4     LEADERSHIP PSYCHOLOGY        UX4704        2    1            4             E
         5     SCHOOL AND                   UX4705        2    1            4             C
               PROFESSIONAL
               COUNSSELING
         6     ERIKSON TYPE                 UX4706     2        1           4             C
               PSYCHOTHERAPY
               TOTAL HOURS                              10      7           26
               Compulsory subjects           VIII-th SEMESTER
         1     POLITICAL PSYCHOLOGY         UX4801       2      1           8             E
         2            TRANZACTIONAL         UX4802       2      1           8             C
                         ANALYSIS
         3     APPLIED PSYCHOLOGY IN         UX4803    2        1           8             E
               TRANPORTS
               TOTAL HOURS                             6        3           24
               Optional subjects VII-th SEMESTER
         1     CHILD AND ADOLESCENT          UX4707    2        1           4             C
               PSYHOPATHOLOGY AND
               PSYHOTHERAPY
         2     MENTAL HEALTH AND             UX4708    2        1           4             C
               HYGIENE or
         3     RELAXING TEHNIQUES            UX4709    2        1           4             C
               TOTAL HOURS                             2        1           4
               Optional subjects VIII
               SEMESTER
         1     JURIDICAL PSYCHOLOGY          UX4804    2        1           6             C
               or
         2     SPORTS PSYCHOLOGY or          UX4805    2        1           6             C
         3     MARKETING                     UX4806    2        1           6             C
               TOTAL HOURS                             2        1           6

       Students must obtain 30 credit units each semester. The minimal number of optional
subjects to attend is one in the first semester and one in the second semester.




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                                         GRADUATED EXAMS =30 CREDITS
                         PREREQUISITES OF THE LICENCE DIPLOMA EXAMINATION
         -       216 credit units in compulsory study subjects
         -       40 credit units in optional study subjects
         -       16 credit units in elective study objects
         -       30 credit units in Licence Diploma examination
         -       completion of sports training module on a non credit unit basis
             -    16 credits units in pedagogical study subjects (taught in Educators Training Department) are
                  a prerequisite in the Psychology Department, when the job applied for is to be in tuition, on
                   account of the psychopedagogical specifity of such position, as well as the large number of
                                                      study subjects implied.




                                    POSTGRADUATED COURSES

                                 IN COMMUNITARY PSYCHOLOGY


                                                I-st SEMESTER
 Crt.                        TOPICS                        Cod      HOURS       ASSESSMENT        CREDITS
 No
  1.    ORGANIZATIONAL SOCIOLOGY                         UC1101        2               E              6
  2.    MENTAL HEALTH                                    UC1102        2               E              6
  3.    GROUP PSYCHOLOGY                                 UC1103        2               E              6
  4.    PSYCHOLOGICAL ASSISTENCE AND                     UC1104        2               E              6
        SUSTAINING
  5.    PSYCHOLOGICAL KNOWLEDGE                          UC1105         2              E               6
                                                                       10                             30




                                               II-nd SEMESTER
 Crt.                        TOPICS                        Cod      HOURS       ASSESSMENT        CREDITS
 No
  1.    COMMUNITARY PSYCHOLOGY                           UC1201        2               E              6
  2.    COMMUNITARY TECHNIQUES                           UC1202        2               E              6
  3.    PSYCHOLOGICAL ASSISTENCE IN                      UC1203        2               E              6
        PENITENCIARY
  4.    PREVENTING ABUSE AND NEGLECT                     UC1204        2               E              6
  5.    PSYCHOLOGY OF THE                                UC1205        2               E              6
        MARGINALIZED AND EXCLUDED
                                                                       10                             30


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        The Study Program ends with the sustaining of a disertation quoted with 30 credit units. The
sustaining takes place in conformity with the structure of the study year, valid on the level of the whole
Faculty of Sociology and Psychology.




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              MASTER IN CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGY AND PSYHOPATHOLOGY


                                           I-st SEMESTER

 Crt.                 Topics                    Cod        Course     Seminar       Credits      Assessm
 No                                                          s          ies                        ent
  1.    CLINICAL AND MEDICAL                 UP1101          2           1             6            E
        PSYCHOLOGY
  2.    DESCRIPTIVE AND DYNAMIC              UP1102          2           1             6             E
        PSYCHOPATHOLOGY
  3.    CLINICAL PSYHODIAGNOSTICS            UP1103          2           1             6             E
  4.    PSYCHOTHERAPY                        UP1104          2           1             6             E
  5.    PSYCHOPATHOLOGICAL                   UP1105          2           -             6             E
        ASSESSEMENT SCALES
                                                             10          4             30




                                          II-nd SEMESTER

 Crt.                 Topics                    Cod        Course     Seminar       Credits      Assessm
 No                                                          s          ies                        ent
  1.    PSYCHOTHERAPY                         UP1201         2           1             5            E
  2.    PERFORMANTICS AND                     UP1202         2           -             5            E
        CREATOTHERAPY
  3.    PROJECTIVE TECHNIQUES                 UP1203         2           1             4             E
  4.    DEVELOPMENTAL                         UP1204         2           -             4             E
        PSYCHOPATHOLOGY
  5.    APPLIED NEUROPSYCHOLOGY               UP1205          2          -              4            E
  6.    PSYCHOFARMACOLOGY                     UP1206          2          -              4            E
  7.    RELAXING TECHNIQUES                   UP1207          2          -              4            E
                                                             14          2             30




        The Study Program ends with the sustaining of a disertation quoted with 30 credit units. The
sustaining takes place in conformity with the structure of the study year, valid on the level of the whole
Faculty of Sociology and Psychology.




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                                POSTGRADUATED STUDIES

                      IN PSYHOPEDAGY OF EDUCATION AT ADULTS


                                     I-nd SEMESTER

 Crt.                  Topics           Cod          Courses           Seminari         Credits    Assess
 No                                                                      es                         ment

  1.    TEORY OF ADULT EDUCATION      UD1101             2                -                5         E
  2.    LEARNING AT ADULT AGE         UD1102             2                1                8         E
  3.    INSTITUTIONAL MANAGEMENT      UD1103             2                -                5         E
        AND MANAGEMENT OF THE
        PROGRAMS IN ADULT
        EDUCATION
  4.    METHODES OF TEACHING AT       UD1104             1                2                8         C
        ADULT AGE
                       TOTAL          HOURS :        7         3              26
        Optional subjects
  1.    MANAGEMENT OF COURSES         UD1105             1                1               4         C
        AND PROJECTS IN ADULT
        EDUCATION
  2.    ALTERNATIVE LEARNING          UD1106             1                1               4         C
        ENVIRONMENT FOR
        STIMULATING THE LEARNING
        AUTHONOMY OF THE ADULT
        SCHOOLER


                                     II-nd SEMESTER

 Crt.                  Topics           Cod          Courses           Seminari         Credits   Assessm
 No                                                                      es                         ent
  1.    COMPARED PEDAGOGY IN          UD1201             2                -               12         E
        ADULT EDUCATION
  2.    HISTORY AND EVOLUTION OF      UD1202             1                -               4         C
        ADULT EDUCATION
  3.    ASSESSMENT IN ADULT           UD1203             1                1               10        E
        EDUCATION
                       TOTAL          HOURS :        7             3               26
        Optional subjects
  1.    PUBLIC RELATIONS AND          UD1204             1                2               4         E
        ADVERTISING IN ADULT
        EDUCATION
  2.    COUNCELING IN ADULT           UD1205             1                2               4         E
        EDUCATION

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       The minimal number of optional subjects to attend in one for each semester.
 The Study Program ends with the sustaining of a disertation quoted with 30 credit units. The sustaining
 takes place in conformity with the structure of the study year, valid on the level of the whole Faculty of
                                        Sociology and Psychology.




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        MASTER IN ORGANIZATIONAL AND LEADERSHIP PSYCHOLOGY




                                            I-nd SEMESTER
 Crt.                  Topics                      Cod      Course    Seminari      Credits     Assessm
 No                                                           s         es                        ent
  1.     ORGANIZATIONAL BEHAVIOR                UR1101         2          -            4            E
  2.     LEADERSHIP PSYCHOLOGY                  UR1102         2          2            4            E
  3.     MANAGEMENT OF HUMAN                    UR1103         2          -            4            E
         RESOURCES
  4.     ORGANIZATIONAL CULTURE                 UR110U         2          -            4            C
                                                R1104
  5.     GROUP DYNAMICS                         UR1105         -          2            3            C
  6.     GROUP PSYCHOPATHOLOGY                  UR1106         2          -            4            E
  7.     TECHNIQUES AND METHODS IN              UR1107         -          2            3            C
         ORGANIZATIONAL AND
         LEADERSHIPS PSYCHOLOGY
  8.     OPEN COURSE                            UR1108         2          -             4           E
                                                              12          6            30




                                            II-nd SEMESTER
 Crt.                  Topics                      Cod      Course    Seminari      Credits     Assessm
 No                                                           s         es                        ent
  1.     ORGANIZATIONAL DIAGNOSIS               UR1201        -          2             4           E
  2.     ORGANIZATIONAL CHANGES                 UR1202        2          -             4           E
         AND DEVELOPMENT
  3.     PERSONNEL SELECTION AND                UR1203         2          -            4            E
         ASSESSMENT
  4.     INTERVENTIONS IN                       UR1204         1          2            3            C
         ORGANIZATIONAL SYSTEMS
  5.     CONFLICTS AND NEGOCIATION              UR1205         1          2            4            C
         IN ORGANIZATIONS
  6.     ORGANIZATIONAL                         UR1206         -          2            3            C
         INTERCULTURALITY
  7.     ORGANIZATIONAL SOCIOLOGY               UR1207         2          -             4           E
  8.     OPEN COURSE                            UR1208         2          -             4           E
                                                              10          8            30

        The Study Program ends with the sustaining of a disertation quoted with 30 credit units. The
sustaining takes place in conformity with the structure of the study year, valid on the level of the whole
Faculty of Sociology and Psychology.


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                               SOCIAL WORK DEPARTMENT

                                     GENERAL MANAGER:
                                 Professor Viorel PRELICI, Ph.D




CURRICULUM VITAE

Education: 1951-1954 “Al. Ioan Cuza” University of Iasi, Faculty of Hystory-
                        Phylosophy, Section Pedagogy
Main specialisation: Pedagogy
Minor specialisation: Romanian Language and Literature
Development Courses Abroad:
                      Training in Theory and Practice of Social Assistance in British Universities:
University of East England, Norwich, School of Social work, november 1992, mentor Prof. Martin Davies,
Ph.D Executive Director of the School
                      Course in Methodology of Social Assistance at Mandel School of Applied
Social Sciences, Care Western Reserve University, Ohio, USA, january 1993
PH.D: “Al. Ioan Cuza” University, Iasi, 1975, scientific coordinator Acad. Vasile Pavelcu, published thesis
Other Titles and Scientific Achievements: Principal Psychologist, 1971
Work History: -1992 Head of the Departament of Social Assistence
                -1990 Lecturer at West University, Timisoara
                -1975 Lecturer (by exam) at ICPPD (Central Institute of Teacher‟s
Development), Timisoara
                -1968-1975 Head of the Psychology Laboratory of Romanian Railway Society,
Timisoara
                -1963-1968 Psychologist , Psychology Laboratory of Romanian Railway
Society, Timisoara
Membership in Scientific or Professional Societies:
                -1998 Member in the Directing Commitee of ARPAS (Romanian Society for
promoting Social Assistance)
                -1994 Founding Member of ARPAS
                -1994 Member of IASSW, membership that is renewed every two years
                -1991 Founding Member and President of Bethany Social Services
Foundation, Romania
                -1990 Founding Member and the first President of the Psychologist Association of Banat
                -1966 Member since the founding of Psichologists‟ Association from

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Romania and Subsidiary since it‟s abolishment because of Transcendental Meditation
 Published Books:        -To Educate is to Love, Didactic and Pedagogic Publishing House,
Bucharest 1997
                         -Pedagogy Course, Timisoara, University Press,1998
                         -Sport Performance, Personality, Selection, Facla, Timisoara, 1980
Published Scientific Papers:
                     -Social Peception of Homosexuality in Romania, appeared in
Homosexuality: Interdisciplinary Perspectives, from Cognition, Brain, Behavior Collection, vol. 1, no 4,
December 1997
                     -Enviroment Aproach in Social Assistance, appeared in Social Assistantas an
Intermediary in Society, Cluj Napoca, University Press, 1995
                     -Dialogue and Beyond in Education. Logos and Dialogos. ISEP Tibiscus
Annals from Timisoara, vol 4, 1995
                     -Quo Vadis Psychologia Timisiensis? Published in Applied Pshichology
Magasine, no1 , Timisoara, 1990
                     -Transaction Reflected in the Values, knoeledege and Abilities Necessary in
the Carrier of Social Assistent in Romania, in the West University Annals, Sociology, pshychology and
Social Assistance, 1995




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                        STUDY PLANS IN TRANSFERABLE CREDIT UNITS
                                SOCIAL WORK DEPARTMENT
                                                         STUDY PLAN

                                                       First study year

COD.              SUBJECT                                          I-st semester                  II-nd semester
                                                                   C        S    E        TC      C       S      E          TC
.                 Compulsory Subjects
UW1101            Sociology                                        2         1     E1     5       -       -      -          -
UW1105            Applied Economics                                2         1     E1     5        -              -          -
UW1203            Social statistics                                -         -     -      -       2       2      E2         6
UW1204            Applied Computer Science                         -         -     -      -       1       2      E2         5
UW1205            Social Medicine                                  -         -     -      -       2       -      E2         4
                  TOTAL                                            4         2            10      5       4                 15
                  Main Subjects
.                 Compulsory Main Subjects
UW1102            Psychology Applied to Social Work                2         1     E1     5       2       1      E2         5
UW1202

UW1104            Ecology                                          2         1     E1     5       -       -      -          -
UW1103            Theory and Practice in Social Work               2         2     E1     6       2       2      E2         6
UW1202
UW1106            Practice                                         -         4     E1     4       -       4      E2         4
UW1206
                  Alternative Main Subjects

                  TOTAL                                            6         8            20      4       7                 15
                  Complementary Subjects
                  Alternative Complementary Subjects
.                 Optional Complementary Subjects
UW1111            Voluntary Practice                               -         4     E1     4       -       4      E2         4
UW1211
UW1121            Foreign Languages                                -         2     E1     2       -       2      E2         2
UW1222
UW1120            Logic                                            1         1     E1     3       -       -      -          -
UW1122            Sports                                           -         2     E1     3       -       2      E2         3
UW1220            Psychology of education                          -         -     -      -       2       1      E2         5
UW1221            Knowledge about religion                         -         -     -      -       1       1      E2         3
                  TOTAL                                            1         7            12              6                 17
                  TOTAL TRANSFERABLE                               30+                            30+
                  CREDIT UNITS1                                    12                             17




            1Students   must obtain 30 credit units each semester. The minimal number of optional subjects is two in both
semester.
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                                 SOCIAL WORK DEPARTMENT

                                                    STUDY PLAN
                                                  Second study year

COD            SUBJECT                                         III-r semester                   IV-th semester
                                                               C         S    E         TC      C         S E          TC
               Compulsory Subjects
UW2104         Applied Computer Science                        1          2     E3      5       -         -    -       -
UW2103         Family and Children Law                         2          1     E3      5       -         -    -       -
UW2201         Social Psychology                               -          -     -       -       2         1    E4      5
UW2101         Child Development Stages                        2          1     E3      5       -         -    -       -
UW2105         Family Psychology                               2          1     E3      5       -         -    -       -
UW2204         Communication Factors                           -          -     -       -       2         1    E4      5
UW2207         Psychology of the People with Special           -          -     -       -       2         1    E4      5
               Needs
               TOTAL                                           7          5             20      6         3            15
               Main Subjects
               Compulsory Main Subjects
UW2203         Labor Laws and Social Care                      -          -     -       -       2         1    E4      5

UW2102         Methods Used in Social Work                     2          2     E3      6       2         2    E4      6
UW2202
UW2106         Practice                                        -          4     E3      4       -         4    E4      4
UW2206
               Alternative Main Subjects
               TOTAL                                           2          6             10      4         7            15
               Complementary Subjects
               Alternative Complementary Subjects
               Optional Complementary Subjects
UW2220         History of Social Work                          -          -     -       -       2         -    E4      4
UW2121         Foreign languages (English/French/German)       -          2     E3      2       -         2    E4      2
UW2222
UW2120         Pedagogy                                        2          1     E3      5       2         1    E4      5
UW2221
UW2123         Voluntary Practice                              -          4     E3      4       -         4    E4      4
UW2224
UW2114         Sports                                          -          2     E3      3       -         2    E4      3
UW2223
               TOTAL                                           2          9             14      4         9            18
               TOTAL TRANSFERABLE CREDIT UNITS2                3O+                              3O+
                                                               14                               18




2Students must obtain 30 credit units each semester. The minimal number of optional subjects to attend is one in the first
semester and two in the second semester.
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                                                         STUDY PLANS
                                                        Third study year
COD                SUBJECT                                           V-th semester                    VI-th semester
                                                                     C        S         E      TC     C       S      E     TC
                   Compulsory Subjects
UW3102             Psychopathology                                   1        1         E5     4      -      -      -      -
UW3201             Psychiatry                                        -        -         -      -      1      1      E5     4
                   TOTAL                                             1        1                4      1      1             4
                   Main Subjects
                   Compulsory Main Subjects
UW3101             Social Politics                                   2        1         E5     5      -      -      -      -
UW3202             Abuses and Social Work with Abused Persons        -        -         -      -      2      1      E6     5
UW3104             Lab for Skills Modeling                           -        2         E5     2      -      2      E6     2
UW3204
UW3103             Social Work with Families                         2        1         E5     5      -      -      -      -
UW3105             Practice                                          -        4         E5     4      -      4      E5     4
UW3205
UW3203             Adoption, Foster care, Placement and              -        -         -      -      2      1      E6     5
                   Institutionalizing Alternatives
                   Alternative main Subjects3
UW3110             Social Work with Special Needs Patients. Social   2        1         E5     5      -      -      -      -
                   Work with the Elderly
UW3111             Social Work in Fatal Diseases                     2        1         E5     5      -      -      -      -
UW3112             Probation counseling                              2        1         E5     5      -      -      -      -
UW3210             Social Work in School                             -        -         -      -      2      1      E6     5
UW3112             Social Work in Rural Communities                  -        -         -      -      2      1      E6     5
UW3212             Healt education                                   -        -         -      -      2      1      E6     5
UW3212             Psycho-sexology                                   -        -         -      -      2      1      E6     5
                   TOTAL                                             9        11               30     9      12            30
                   Complementary Subjects
                   Alternative Complementary Subjects
                   Optional Complementary Subjects

UW3120             Methodology of the Speciality                     2        -         E5     4      2      -      E6     4
UW3220
UW3121             Methodes and techniques in working with           2        1         E5     5      -      -      -      -
                   delinquencies
UW3122             Sociology of Education                            2        1         E5     5      -      -      -      -
UW3123             Social Work for people with special needs         2        1         E5     5
UW3124             Voluntary Practice                                -        4         E5     4      -      4      E6     4
UW3225
UW3221             Domestic violence                                 -        -         -      -      2      1      E6     5
UW3222             Criminology                                       -        -         -      -      2      1      E6     5
UW3223             Pedagogical Practice                              -        -         -      -      -      4      E6     4
UW3224             Family planning                                   -        -         -      -      2      1      E6     5
                   Total                                             8        3                23     2      4             27
                   TOTAL TRANSFERABLE CREDIT UNITS4                  30+                              30+2
                                                                     23                               7




3
    The minimal number of alternative subjects to attend is two in both semesters.
4
  Students must obtain 30 credit units each semester. The minimal number of optional subjects to attend
is one in the first semester and two in the second semester.
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                                                      STUDY PLAN

                                                   Fourth study year

COD             SUBJECT                                        VII-th semester                VIII-th semester
                                                               C         S     E      TC      C          S       E       TC
                         Compulsory Main Subjects                                             -          -       -       -
UW4101          Management in Social Work                      2        1       E7    5       -          -       -       -
UW4102          Research Methods in Social Work                2        2       E7    6       -          -       -       -
UW4103          Social Work for the Disadvantaged Ethnic       2        1       E7    5       -          -       -       -
                Groups
UW4104          Social Work for addicted to drugs              2        1       E7    5       -         -        -       -
UW4105          Practice                                       -        4       E7    4       -         4        E8      4
UW4204
UW4201          Recent evolutions in social work               -        -       -     -       2         1        E8      5
UW4202          Psycho-therapies and Counseling                -        -       -     -       2         2        E8      6
UW4203          Community development                          -        -       -     -       2         1        E8      5
                         Alternative Main Subjects5
UW4110          Social Work for the Unemployed                 2        1       E7    5       -         -        -       -
UW4112          Parental Counseling                            2        1       E7    5       -         -        -       -
UW4112          Public Health Services                         2        1       E7    5       -         -        -       -
UW4210          Human Rights                                   -        -       -     -       2         1        E8      5
UW4211          Values of Social Work                          -        -       -     -       2         1        E8      5
UW4214          Basics of Transactional Analysis               -        -       -     -       2         2        E8      5
UW4213          Media in Social Work                           -        -       -     -       2         1        E8      5
UW4214          Street Social Work                             -        -       -     -       2         1        E8      5
UW4211          Feminist Theories                              -        -       -     -       2         2        E8      5
                TOTAL                                          10       10            30      4         10               30
                Complementary Subjects
                Alternative Complementary Subjects
                Optional Complementary Subjects
UW4208          Theories in Social Work                        2        1       E7    4       -         -        -       -
UW4106          Social Work Network                            2        -       E7    4       -         -        -       -
UW4122          Sociology of deviancy
UW4123          Delinquency – theories, methods                2        1       E7    5       -         -        -       -
UW4124          Voluntary Practice                             -        4       E7    4       -         4        E8      1
UW4222
UW4220          Training for creativity development            -        -       -     -       1         2        E8      3
UW4113          History of communitarian actions in Court of
                Law
                TOTAL                                          2        6             17      2         2                4
                TOTAL TRANSFERABLE CREDITS6                    30+                            30+4
                                                               17

Concerning practice:
Credits for practice cover 20 hour per semester practice.

GRADUATED EXAMS = 30 CDREDITS

5
 The minimal number of alternative subjects to attend is one in the first semester and two in the second semester.
6Students must obtain 30 credits units each semester. The minimal number of optional subjects to attend is one in both
semester.
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PREREQUISITIES OF THE LICENCE DIPLOMA EXAMINATION
   - 68 credit units in compulsory study subjects;
   - 137 credit units in compulsory main study subjects;
   - 35 credit units in alternative study subjects;
   - 115 credit units in optional study subjects;
   - 30 credit units in Licence Diploma examination.
   - 17 credit units in pedagogical study subjects are a prerequisite in the Social Work Department,
     when the job applied for is to be in tuiton, on account of the psychopedagogical specificity of such
     position, as well as the large number of study subjects implied.




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                              SOCIAL WORK DEPARTMENT
                      Master in Social Work focus: Social Educators




                                           PROGRAM MANAGER:
                                  Reader Mircea Teodor ALEXIU Ph.D.

CURRICULUM VITAE

        Education: University of Bucharest, the Sociology Department
International Formation Stages:
           -1994 Pau, France
           -1995 Norwich, United Kingdom
           -1996 Saint Etienne, France
           -1997 Brussels, Belgium
           -1998 Barcelona, Spain
           -1999 Amsterdam, Holland
        Ph.D: University of Bucharest, published thesis about The social profile of Parents who
            Abandon their Children in Institutions, under the coordination of Prof. Ph.D
            Elena Zamfir, 1999
        Other Tiltles: Lecturer at the West University of Timisoara, Faculty of Sociology and
Psychology, at the Social work Department
        Work History:
           -1990 elected and then appointed by the Minister of Education the Director of the
           Textile Industry School , Timisoara
            -1990-1995 manager of the Textile Industry School
            -since 1995 teaching: Methods in Social Work, Social Policy, Community
             Development, Theories in Social Work
            -developed a postgraduate program Social Education for Social Workers, in the
              frame of UE Phare TEMPUS program with the help of IRFAS Institute from
              Firminy, France and The University of Barcelona, Spain
         Published Scientific Papers:
             -Social Assistance in Great Britan si Romania, Unicef
             -Social Education In Romania, Mirton Publishing House, 2001




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                                SOCIAL WORK DEPARTMENT
                        Master in Social Work focus: Social Educators

COD.            SUBJECT                                          I-st semester                II-nd semester
                                                                 C        S    E      TC      C       S   E          TC
.               Compulsory Main Subjects
UF1101          Family protection and child welfare              2       1    E       8       -      -     -         -
UF1102          Fundamentals in educational action               2       1    E       8       -      -     -         -
UF1103          Practice field                                           4    C1      4       -      -     -         -
UF1104          Project management/Fundraising                   2       1    C       5       -      -     -         -
UF1105          techniques
UF1106          Crisis intervention (micro level)/ Macro level   2       1    C1      5       -      -     -         -
UF1107          intervention
                TOTAL                                            8       8            30      -      -               -
                                                                 C       S    E       TC      C      S     E         TC
.               Compulsory Main Subjects
UF1208          Theories and practice of communication           -       -    -       -       2      1     E         8
UF1209          Methods and techniques of educational            -       -    -       -       2      1     E         8
                action
UF1210          Practice field                                           -    -       -       -      4     C         4
                Optional subjects
UF1211          Multidisciplinary team intervention/Group        -       -    -       -       2      1     C         5
UF1212          therapy
UF1213          Negotiation techniques/ Educational              -       -    -       -       2      1     C         5
UF1214          Psychology

                TOTAL7                                           -       -            -       8      8               30

GRADUATED EXAMS = 30 CREDITS
PREREQUISITIES OF THE MASTER DIPLOMA EXAMINATION
   - 50 credit units in compulsory study subjects;
   - 10 credit units in optional study subjects;
   - 30 credit units Master Diploma examination.




7Students must obtain 30 credit units each semester. The minimal number of optional subjects to attend is two in the second
semester.
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                        SOCIAL WORK DEPARTMENT
      Master in Social Work : Practice of Social Work Oriented Spiritually

                                      PROGRAM MANAGER:
                                  Professor Viorel PRELICI, Ph.D




                                         CURRICULUM VITAE

Education: 1951-1954 “Al. Ioan Cuza” University of Iasi, Faculty of Hystory-
                         Phylosophy, Section Pedagogy
Main specialisation: Pedagogy
Minor specialisation: Romanian Language and Literature
Development Courses Abroad:
                    -Training in Theory and Practice of Social Assistance in British Universities:
                     University of East England, Norwich, School of Social work, november
                     1992, mentor Prof. Martin Davies, Ph.D Executive Director of the School
                    -Course in Methodology of Social Assistance at Mandel School of Applied
                      Social Sciences, Care Western Reserve University, Ohio, USA, january
                      1993
PH.D: “Al. Ioan Cuza” University, Iasi, 1975, scientific coordinator Acad. Vasile Pavelcu,
        published thesis
Other Titles and Scientific Achievements: Principal Psychologist, 1971
Work History: -1992 Head of the Departament of Social Assistence
                -1990 Lecturer at West University, Timisoara
                -1975 Lecturer (by exam) at ICPPD (Central Institute of Teacher‟s
                 Development), Timisoara
                -1968-1975 Head of the Psychology Laboratory of Romanian Railway Society,
                 Timisoara
                -1963-1968 Psychologist , Psychology Laboratory of Romanian Railway
                  Society, Timisoara
Membership in Scientific or Professional Societies:
                   -1998 Member in the Directing Commitee of ARPAS (Romanian Society for
                     promoting Social Assistance)
                   -1994 Founding Member of ARPAS
                   -1994 Member of IASSW, membership that is renewed every two years
                   -1991 Founding Member and President of Bethany Social Services

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                    Foundation, Romania
                  -1990 Founding Member and the first President of the Psychologist
                   Association of Banat
                  -1966 Member since the founding of Psichologists‟ Association from
                   Romania and Subsidiary since it‟s abolishment because of Transcendental
                   Meditation
Published Books: -To Educate is to Love, Didactic and Pedagogic Publishing House,
                    Bucharest 1997
                  -Pedagogy Course, Timisoara, University Press,1998
                  -Sport Performance, Personality, Selection, Facla, Timisoara, 1980
Published Scientific Papers:
                  -Social Peception of Homosexuality in Romania, appeared in
                   Homosexuality: Interdisciplinary Perspectives, from Cognition, Brain,
                  Behavior Collection, vol. 1, no 4, December 1997
                  -Enviroment Aproach in Social Assistance, appeared in Social Assistant as
                   an Intermediary in Society, Cluj Napoca, University Press, 1995
                  -Dialogue and Beyond in Education. Logos and Dialogos. ISEP Tibiscus
                   Annals from Timisoara, vol 4, 1995
                  -Quo Vadis Psychologia Timisiensis? Published in Applied Pshichology
                    Magasine, no1 , Timisoara, 1990
                  -Transaction Reflected in the Values, knoeledege and Abilities Necessary in
                    the Carrier of Social Assistent in Romania, in the West University Annals,
                    Sociology, pshychology and Social Assistance, 1995




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    COD.                           SUBJECT                                  I-st semester                       II-nd semester
                                                                   C           S    E         TC       C        S      E       TC
.                  Compulsory Main Subjects
US1101           Social work in educational perspectives                1        -        C       3    -        -       -       -
US1102           Substance dependency                                   2        -        C       4    -        -       -       -
US1103           Community psychiatry                                   1        -        C       2    -        -       -       -
US1104           Elements of probation                                  1        -        C       2    -        -       -       -
US1105           Specialised theology                                   1        -        E       2    -        -       -       -
US1106           Classical texts of Christianity and other world        1        -        E       3    -        -       -       -
                 religions
US1107           Spiritual counselling                                  2        -        C        4   -        -       -       -
US1108           The psychology and sociology of religon                1        -        C        2   -        -       -       -
US1109           Religion and power                                     1        -        C        2   -        -       -       -
US1110           Field practice                                         -        4        C        4   -        -       -       -
                 TOTAL:                                                11        4        -       28
                 Alternative subjects
US1120           Personality theories                                   1        -        -       2    -        -       -       -
US1121           Social assistance for people with disabilities         1        -        -       2    -        -       -       -
                 Optional subjects
US1130           Social assistance for the elderly                      1        -        C       2    -        -       -       -
US1131           Elements of genetic psychology                         1        -        C       2    -        -       -       -
                 TOTAL
                                                                       12        4                30
.                Compulsory Main Subjects
US1201           Values in social work                             -         -        -       -            1        -       E       3
US1202           Social policies in Romania; current legislation   -         -        -       -            2        -       E       4
US1203           Social theology                                   -         -        -       -            1        -       C       2
US1204           Classical texts of Christianity and other world   -         -        -       -            1        -       C       3
                 religions
US1205           Ethics                                            -         -        -       -            1        -       C        2
US1206           The philosophy of religion                        -         -        -       -            1        -       C        2
US1207           The psychology and sociology of religion          -         -        -       -            1        -       C        2
US1208           The protection of children rights in Romania      -         -        -       -            1        -       C        2
US1209           Field practice                                    -         -        -       -            -        4       C        4
                 TOTAL:                                                                                    9        4       -       24
                 Alternative subjects8
US1220           Individual and group social work                  -         -        -       -            1        -       C       2
US1221           Social work at a macro-social level               -         -        -       -            2        -       C       4
                                 Optional subjects
US1230           Theological anthropology                          -         -        -       -             1       -       C        2
US1231           Abuse                                             -         -        -       -             1       -       C        2
US1232           Elements of transactional analysis                -         -        -       -             1       -       C        2
                 TOTAL                                                                                     12       4               30




GRADUATED EXAMS = 30 CREDITS
PREREQUISITIES OF THE MASTER DIPLOMA EXAMINATION
   - 52 credit units in compulsory study subjects;
   - 8 credit units in alternative study subjects;
   - 10 credit units in optional study subjects;
   - 30 credit units Master Diploma examination.

8Students must obtain 30 credit units each semester. The minimal number of alternative subjects to attend is one in the first
semester and two in second semester.


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               CENTRE FOR PERMANENT EDUCATION
   TRAINING PROGRAM OF EXPERTS IN CHILD AND FAMILY WELFARE
           Post Graduate Specialisation Diploma in Prevention of Maltreatment
The Program is financially supported by TEMPUS,
Project JEP 13428, 1998- 2000




                                  Prof. Ana MUNTEAN Ph. D.

                                    CURRICULUM VITAE
Education: -Babes-Bolyai University, Faculty of Psichology, Cluj Napoca, !973-!977
           -Title of Principal in Clinical Psichology, 1990
Ph.D: Babes-Bolyai University, Cluj Napoca, published thesis The role of Language and
            Communication in the Structuring of Spatio-Temporal Orientation (normal
            vs. pathological), 1999
Other Developing Courses:
           -The Child of the Centre of Attention, Lugoj and Copenhagen, organized by
             the Danish Red Cross, 1991
           -Psychological Theories of Learning and their Application to People with
            learning Problems, Corse organized with a team of Psychologists of
            Cambridge, specialized in the Down syndrome and learning problems,
            Timisoara, 1993
           -Victims of Domastic Violence: Children and Women, Eurostampa,
            Timisoara, 2001
           -the chapter Intervention, in a collective work, The Abused Child.
            Evaluation, prevention, Intervention, coordinated by Serban Ionescu, the
            International Federation for Children and Family, Bucharest, 2001.
Published Monogaphies:
            -Autism, Marineasa Publihing House, Timisoara, 1995
            -Colab. Author, The Down Syndrome, Helicon Banat Publishing House,
              1995
            -Ergotherapy- a profession that Needs to be Descovered, photocopied
             monography
            -chief Editor at the Today’s Children are Tomorrow’s Parents, magazine

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              -Who Are You My Child?, 1997
              -The Child Before Everything, 1997
Research:
            -The Woman as Victim of Domestic Violence, research requested by Hilfe,
             Romania
            -Research organized at the level of the town of Timisoara on homeless
             children, results published at the West University and presented at the V
             Ipscan Congress from Oslo, 1995
Contract: Contract Tempus Jep 13428, the founding of a permanent educational centre with a
programme of Training Experts in Child and Family Well-being

Main partners in the program:

West University from Timişoara
University of Medicine and Pharmacology from Timişoara
Institute Rene Descartes (Paris University V Sorbona) Paris, France
Liege University, Belgium
Notre-Dame de la Paix University, Namur, Belgium.


National Authority for Child Protection and adoption salutes the continuing of the Program „training
of experts in child and family welfare”, which takes place within the centre for Permanent Education of
University of West in Timişoara. Knowing the activity of the Centre from the beginning, we are aware of
the place and role, which it has within training of professionals in the field of child protection.
Also, considering the needs and training requests that exists in this area, we hope that also other
universities from the country will be inspired by the experience of the Centre and to unfold this type of
courses, at European standards. We consider that training of experts in the field of child and family
welfare is a priority for assuring the function of qualitative communitarian services for children in difficult
situation and their families and the Centre for Permanent Education that this objective is perfectly
touchable.
BRÂNDUŞA PREDESCU
 State secretary
NATIONAL AUTHORITY FOR PROTECTION OF CHILD AND ADOPTION


                                               Training of experts in the field of child and family welfare is a
                                         priority in this transitional period. Center for Permanent Education
                                        will support the national and local community needs concerning the
                                        child and the family. The mission of this Centre is to identify and to
                                                       train professionals to the level of European standards.


                                                                                                    RECTOR,
                                                                                  Prof. Univ. Dr. IOAN MIHAI




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In the first two years of its function of the Program, the courses were held by:

    1. GEORGETA APROTOSOAIE –Jurist,
    - General Director, General Direction for Protection of Children‟s Rights – Mehedinţi County, Romania

    2. MARIE - LUISE CHASSEUR – Medical Doctor,
    - Child psyhiatrist, SOS Enfants, Belgium

    3. FRANCOISE CAILLARD-CARPENA – Professor at University Paris VIII, France

    4. MARCELINE GABEL – Social worker entrusted with the problems concerning child maltreatment
    - from National Observatory for Decentralized Social Actions, France

    5. ŞERBAN IONESCU – Director of Psyhology Institut,
                   - Vicepresident of Rene Descartes Universităţii, Paris, (Franţa);
                   - Emerit Professor of Quebeq Trois-Rivieres University, (Canada);
                  - Corespondent Membru of Science Academy from România

    6. KARI KILLEN -
                    - First researcher of Norwegian Institute for researching child welfare
                    - Consultant in the issue of child abuse and neglect –
                     Nic Waals Institute - Norway

    7.    MONIQUE MEYFROET -
                     - Clinical Psychologist, Psychotherapist specialized on cases of maltreatment
                    - Trainer of prevention of abuse and neglect issues, FRAJE, Belgium

    8. MUNTEAN ANA –
                  - Psychologist Ph. D Prof., University of West in Timişoara

    9.     SUZANNE B. ROBERT-OUVRAY –
                      - Ph.D. in clinical psychology,
                     - Degree in victimology at the University Washington D.C., psychotherapist,
                     France

   10. MARIA ROTH-SZAMOSKOZI –
 -Psychologist, Ph.D. Senior Lecturer, at Babes Bolyai University,
 -Author of the book – Child protection. Dilemmas, conceptions and methods, Romania

   11.VIOLETA STAN – MD, neuro-psychiatrist, NPI Clinic – Timişoara,
 -Professor at the Medicine and Pharmacology University, Timisoara
                       -Expert in attachment issue to child, Romania


The Program Training of Experts in child and family welfare Post Graduate Specialisation Diploma
in Prevention of Maltreatment
Seven modules, bringing to the students 60 credits, grouped in 27 courses as the followings:


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                                                     BLOC 1 –
                                                     10 credits

                                       GENERALITIES ABOUT THE ISSUE



Course 1.1 General knowledge concerning child maltreatment/welfare/

Maltreatment/welfare, physical, sexual, verbal abuse and neglect
Association of different forms of maltreatment

History
Epidemiology
Etiology

Course 1.2 The impact of maltreatment in the child and adult development

The reference framework from different etiological factors (individual, family, environment, ecology
perspective.
The concepts of active risk factors, protective factors.
Different impacts of maltreatment in the life cycle.



The impact over the child
 On the emotional level (attachment)
 On development level (language, grafism, etc.)
 On the school level (retardation, failures)
 On the social level (relation between colleagues, etc.)
The impact over the adult.


                               Course 1.3 The assessment of maltreatment

Theoretical fundaments of the evaluation (ecological including some instruments, different depending on
age, form of maltreatment etc.)
The presentation of different instruments.
Interpretation and application of them considering the initial formation of participants (for example: medical
examination for medical doctor, questionnaire for pedagogues, etc).


                                  Course 1.4 The context of the practice

Ethical issues
Multidisciplinary teamwork
Assessment of interventions

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Supervision of practitioners



                                                     BLOC 2
                                                     10 credits

        specific Forms of abuse and neglrect


Curs 2.1 Abandoned child
Curs 2.2 Institutionalisation and alternatives to institutionalisation
Curs 2.3 Street children
Curs 2.4 Analfabetism, school abandonment; children‟s exploitation
Curs 2.5 Domestic violence and maltreatment of handicapped child.




                                                      BLOC 3
                                                     10 credits

                                                           INTERVENTION



This bloc presents strategies for intervention, applied usually in maltreatment cases (child placement,
psychotherapy), and recent strategies (maintaining the child in his natural environment) with individual
interventions over the child and programs of parents support (ecological approach
Course 3.1 Presentation of intervention programs specialised for physical and verbal abuse.
Curs 3.2 Presentation of intervention programs specialised on sexual abuse.
Curs 3.3 Presentation of intervention programs specialised for




                                                      BLOC 4
                                                  8 credits

 PREVENTION



This bloc presents strategies for prevention in maltreatment (publicity, video, discussions with teenager,
program that can be used with children in school, programs of support, etc) and new strategies adapted to
situations in which participants have their activity.
Course 4.1 Presentation of prevention programs specialised on physical and verbal abuse Course 4.2
Presentation of prevention programs specialised in sexual abuse.
Course 4.3 Presentation of prevention programs specialised in neglect.

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                                                    BLOC 5
                                                    5 credits

                                                         LEGISLATION


Course 5.1 Comparative international legislation concerning child maltreatment
Course 5.2 Legislation in Romania concerning child protection, national methodology and strategy



                                                    BLOC 6
                                                   12 credits


         DOMESTIC VIOLENCE AND CHILD MALTREATMENT


Course 6.1 General problems concerning domestic violence.
Course 6.2 Domestic violence victims: women and children.
Course 6.3 Intervention with victims
Course 6.4 Prevention of domestic violence
Course 6.5 Traffic and forced prostitution of children and women




                                                    BLOC 7
                                                    5 credits

         SERVICES MANAGEMENT FOR CHILD AND FAMILY



Course 7.1 Aspects of specific management for services for child and family
Course 7.2 Types of communication and abilities of communication within the services for child and
family
Course 7.3 Development of identity of personnel to the working place
Course 7.4 Community Development
Course 7.5 Relationship between quality of service and quality of life for beneficiaries



    Bibliografie:
    - Ionescu, S. (coord)- Copilul maltratat, evaluare ,prevenire, interventie, Ed.Extreme Group,
        Buc.2001
     - Killen, K. (1998) Copilul Maltratat, Editura Eurobit, Timişoara
     - Muntean, A. (2000) Violenţa domestică şi maltratarea copilului, Editura Eurostampa, Timişoara

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    -    Muntean,A., Popa S., Popescu M., (2001) Victimele violenţei domestice : copiii şi femeile, Editura
         Eurostampa, Timişoara
    -    Robert-Ouvray, S., (2001) Copilul abuzat, copilul meduzat, Editura Eurostampa, Timişoara
    -    Roth – Szamoskozi, M. (1999) Protecţia Copilului. Dileme, Concepţii şi Metode, Editura Presa
         Universitară Clujeană, ediţia a II-a, Cluj Napoca


Contact person:
Ana Muntean –PhD
Senior Lecturer
Coordinator of Program
Tel / Fax: +40/56/194 985
Tel / Fax: +40/56/293 176
E-mail: cepcopil@rdslink.ro
Pagina WEB: http:/www.cepcopil.rdstm.ro
1900 Timisoara




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                         DEPARTMENT OF SPECIAL EDUCATION




                                        GENERAL MANAGER

                                    Reader Mihai Prederscu Ph.D


                                        CURRICULUM VITAE
               Professional Activities
                 1969 – 1973 – Psychology Theacher at C.D.Loga National College, Timisoara
                 1973 – 1979 – Central Institute for Teacher Trening, Timisoara
                 1979 – 1990 – Special School for Mintal Deficiency No. 1, Timisoara
                 1990 – 1992 – The Local Educational Authority for Disabled People, Timisoara
                 1991 – 1998 – National Research Institute for Disabled People, Bucharest
                 1992 – 1998 – Reader Ph.D. at the Faculty of Sociology and Psychology, West
               University, Timisoara
                 1995 – 1998 – Project Manager of the Masters Degree in Integrated Education
                 1997 – 2002 – Associated Professor at the Faculty of Psychology, West University,
               Timisoara
                 1999 – 2002 – Head of Departament of Special Education

              Published Books:

                 1986 - Personality and Aspiration, Facla Publishers, Timisoara
                 1994 - The Mental Deficiency, West University, Timisoara
                 1995 – Introduction in Psychodiagnosis, West University, Timisoara
                 In press:
              Change from Social Psychology Perspective, West University, Timisoara
              Old People and Old Age, Facla Publishing, Timisoara
              The Autistic Child, Assessment and Treatment




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                               Standards for graduation: Bachelor Degre in Special Educatio

        222 credit units on compulsory study subjects
        18 credit units on optional study subjects
        30 credit units on license degree examination
        8 credit units on foreign language

For getting a Teacher Degree it is necessary to complete a teacher training module, spread for a four
year period. The teacher traing module has the following study subjects: Educational Psychology,
Education Sciences I, Education Sciences II, Educational practice in Special Education, , Education of
Children with Special Education Needs, Educational practice and Sociology of Education. The study
subject sums a total of 32 credit units.

II The structure of academic years (in weeks)
                      Course                 Exam sessions                   Hollydays
                      Sem I         Sem II   I             II      III       Winter Spring Summer


Study year I             14           14         4           4       3            2              1      12
Study year II            14           14         4           4       3            2              1      12
Study year III           14           14         4           4       3            2              1      12
Study year IV            14           10         4           3       3            2              1      12

 There are 90 hours of practical training in each accademic year, divided in 3-4 hours of practical
activities each week.

                   III THE MODALITY OF CHOOSING OPTIONAL STUDY SUBJECTS
In the study years III and IV there are two optional study subjects for each semester. The students must
choose one study subject for each semester.

                                IV NON-COMPULSORY STUDY SUBJECTS
In each year there are a number of non-compulsory study subjects that are designed to complete the
curricular offer with study subjects form related field area. Non-compulsory study subject have a total of
48 credit units.

  V THE CONDITION OF REGISTRATION FOR THE NEXT ACADEMIC YEAR, THE CONDITION FOR
                                               PROMOTION
      A student is declared promoted in the following academic year if he/she accumulate at least 30
       credit units in the two semester of the last accademic year
      A student is declared expelled on the end of the first cycle (study years I and II) if he/she did not
       pass the exames of the irst cycle (120 credit units)
      A sudent is considered to have completed the first study year if he/she obtains all the credits for
       compulsory study subjects and a minimum of 30 credit units for each semester in a normal
       pattern of study
      A student is allowed to the Licence Degree Examination if he/she completed all courses and
       exams




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                                V THE LICENSE DEGREE EXAMINATION
       The period of writing the Diploma: semester 6-8
       The term for finishing the Diplome: the last three weeks of the final study year
       The period for Licence Degree Examination: as settled by the Faculty
The Licence Degree Examination has a total of 30 credit units distributed as follow:
Written examenation consisting in fundamental and specialty study sujects:            10 credits units
  Diploma                                                                             20 credits units
                                    CYCLE I (STUDY YEARS I AND II)

                                                FIRST STUDY YEAR
Nr.    Compulsory courses                     Course     Semester I                                     Semester II
crt.                                          code
                                                         C        S   L        EV     CREDITS                C        S       L         EV   Cr


                                                              General Compulsory Courses
1      General Pychology I                    UQ1101     2     2    -    E         6

2      General Psychology II                  UQ1202                                                    2        2        -       E          6
3      Introduction in Sociology I            UQ1103     2        -   -        E            4
4      Introduction in SociologyII            UQ1204                                                    2        -        -       E          4
5      Neuropsychology and                    UQ1105     2        -   -        E            4
       Neurophysiology I
6      Neuropsychology and                    UQ1206                                                    1        -        -       C          2
       Neurophysiology II
                                                                                       SpeciAlity Compulsory Course
7      Statistics for Psychology                         2                1      -      E
       UQ1107                                                                           5
8      Research Methods in Special            UQ1208                                                    2        1        -       E          5
       Education
9      Mental and School Hygiene              UQ1109     1                1      -      C       3
10     History of Special Education           UQ1210                                                    2        -        -       E          4
11     Practical Training I                   UQ1111     -                -      3      C       3
12     Practical Training II                  UQ1212                                                    -        -        4       C          4



                                      Complementary Compulsory Courses
13     Foreign Language I                     UQ1113    1            1           -      C       3


14    Foreign Language II                     UQ1214                                                    1        1        -       C          3
15    Computer Science I                      UQ1115     -                -      2      C       2
16    Computer Science II                     UQ1216                                                    -        -        2       C          2
Non-compulory courses
17    School Psychology                       UQ1117     2                1      -      C       5
18    Educational Psychology*                 UQ1218                                                    2        2        -       E          6
19    Sprot training I                        UQ1119                             -      2       C       2


20     Sport training                         UQ1220                             -      2       C       2
                                                         10               10            4E/     30      10                        4E/        30
                                                                                        4C                       10               4C

Non-Compulso courses does not count for TOTAT HOURS/CREDETS WEEK
*- count for teaher training module
             C-course S-seminaryL-practical wor
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                                                     Second study year

Nr.    Compulsory courses                        Course    Semester I                                    Semester II
crt.                                             code
                                                           C        S    L      EV          Credits      C    S      L   EV      Cr
                                                                                General Compulsory Cuorses
1      Social Psychology I                       UQ2101    2        2    -      E           6
2      Social Psychology II                      UQ2202                                                  2    1      -   E       5
3      Introduction in Education Science I*      UQ2103    2        1    -      E           5
4      Introduction in Education Science II*     UQ2204                                                  2    1      -   E       5

                                                                             Speciality Compulsory Courses
5      Psychodiagnosis I                                   2        -    -      E           4
       UQ2105
6      Psychodiagnosis II                        UQ2206                                                  2    -      -   E       5
7      Developmental Psychology for People       UQ2107    1        1    -      E           3
       with Special Needs I
8      Developmental Psychology for People       UQ2208                                                  1    1      -   E       3
       with Special Needs II
9      Cognitive Psychology                      UQ2109    2        -    -      C           4

10     Theories of Intelligence                  UQ2210                                                  2    -      -   C       4
11     Early Education                           UQ2111    1        1    -      C           3
12     Psychology of Personality                 UQ2212                                                  1    1      -   C       3
13     Psychodiagnosis Practical Training I      UQ2113    -        -    3      C           3
14     Psychodiagnosis Practical Training II     UQ2214                                                  -    -      4   C       4

                                                Com-lementary Compulsory Courses
15    Foreign Language I                         UQ2115     -   2    -    C                 2
16    Foreign Language II                        UQ2216                                                  -    2      -   C       2
Non-compulsory courses
17    Family Psychology                          UQ2117    2        -    -      C           4
18    Psychopathology                            UQ2118    2        -    -      C           4
19    The Child with Learning Difficulties       UQ2219                                                  2    -      -   C       4
20    The Psychiatry of Children                 UQ2220                                                  2    -      -   C       4
TOTAL HOURS/CREDITS WEEKLY                                 10       10          4E/4C       30           10   10         4E/4C   30




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                                                THIRD STUDY YEAR
Nr.    Compulsory courses                      Course    Semester I                                 Semester II
crt.                                           code
                                                         C     S      L       EV        Credits     C     S        L    EV     Cr
1      Special Education of Children with      UQ3101    2     1      -       E            5
       Intelectual Deficiency I
2      Special Education of Children with      UQ3202                                               2     1        -    E      5
       Intelectual Deficiency II
3      Special Education of Children with      UQ3103     2    1      -        E           5
       Hearing Impairments I
4      Special Education of Children with      UQ3204                                               2     1        -    E      5
       Hearing Impairments II
5      Special Education of Children with      UQ3105     2    1      -        E           5
       Visual Impairments I
6      Special Education of Children with      UQ3206                                               2     1        -    E      5
       Visual Impairments II
7      Speech Therapy I                        UQ3107     1    2      -        E           4
8      Speech Therapy II                       UQ3208                                               1     1        -    E      3
9      Autism                                  UQ3109     1    1      -        C           3
10      Down Syndrome                          UQ3210                                               1     1        -    C      3
11     Practical Training                      UQ3111     -    -      3        C           3
12     Educational Practice in Special         UQ3212                                                -    -        4    C      4
       Schools *
                                   Optional courses (chose one course for each semester)
13     Teaching in Special Schools for         UQ3113     2    1      -        C           5
       Mental Deficiencies
14     Teaching in Special Schools for Deaf    UQ3114     2    1      -        C           5
       and Low Hearing
15     Teaching in Special Schools for Blind   UQ3215                                               2     1        -    C      5
       and Low Vision
16     Teaching Social Science                 UQ3216                                               2     1        -    C      5
                                                    Non-compulsory courses
17   Educating Children with SEN*              UQ3217                                               1     2        -    C      4
18   School Management                         UQ3118     1  2     -       C               4
19   Introduction in Psychotherapy             UQ3219                                               2     -        -    C      4
20   Advanced Statistisc                       UQ3120     2   -    -       C               4
TOTAL HOURS/CREDITS WEEKLY                               10     10      4E/4C             30        10        10       4E/4C   30




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                                            FOURTH STUDY YEAR




Nr.    Compulsory courses                  Course     Semester I                                     Semester II
crt.                                       code
                                                      C     S         L     EV          Credits      C    S         L   EV       Cr
1      Rehabillitation of Neuromotor       UQ4101     1      1         -         C          3
       Deficiency
2      Qualitative Research in Special     UQ4102      2     -         -         E          4
       Education
3      Dislexia                            UQ4103      2    -         -          E          4
4      ADHD                                UQ4104      2    -         -          E          4
5      Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy        UQ4105      1    1         -          C          3
6      Children with Multiple Disability   UQ4106      1    2         -          E          4
7      Educational Practice*               UQ4107      -    -         4          C          4
8      Practical Training                  UQ4208                                                    -     -        3        C    3
9      Special Education of Deviant and    UQ4209                                                    1     1        -        E    3
       Inadaptative Behavior
10     Social Services for People with     UQ4210                                                    2     -        -        E    4
       Special Needs
11     Vocational and School Counselling   UQ4211                                                    1     1        -        C    3
12     Emotional-Behavioral Disorder       UQ4212                                                    2     1        -        C    5
13     Family Therapy and Counselling      UQ4213                                                    1     1        -        C    3
                                                                                                                                  5
14     Communication of Sensorially        UQ4214                                                    2     1        -        E
       Impaired


                                  Optional Courses (chose one option for each semester)
15    Complex Therapy for Intelectual      UQ4115      1    2          -         C          4
      Deficiency
16    Complex Therapy for Visual           UQ4116      1    2          -         C          4
      Impairment
17    Complex Therapy for Hearing          UQ4217                                                    1     2        -    C       4
      Impairment
18    Complex Therapy for Behavioral       UQ4218                                                    1     2        -    C       4
      Disorder
Non-compulsory courses
19    Sociology of Education*              UQ4119      2    1          -         E          5
20    Sexual Education                     UQ4220                                                     2    -        -     C       4
TOTAL HOURS/CREDITS WEEKLY                            10         10           4E/4C        30        10        10       4E/4C    30




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                      DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATIONAL SCIENCES
                           INTERNATIONAL EXCHANGES


Professor Dorel Ungureanu
       - France / Mulhouse; Universite de Haute Alsace, 1993, Educational support for tertiary
           vocational education;
       - Spain / Malaga; Universidad de Malaga, 1996, Preparation for a postgraduate course of
           integrated education;
       - Italy / Bolognia; Universita delle Science di Bolognia, 1998, Academical assessment of
           postgraduate courses;
       - Netherlands / Amsterdam, Universiteit von Amsterdam, 1997, educational management
           training stage;
       - Germany / Marburg, Philipps Universitat, 1999, Frankfurt am Main, German Institute for Adult
           Education;
       - United Kingdom / Leeds, Leeds Metropolitan University, 2001; Adult Education;
       - Greecs / Athens / University of Athens, 2001, Educational Management (teaching stage for
           three days).



Reader Ion Alexandru Dumitru, Ph. D.
       - U.K. 1992 / Basford Hall College, - Educational Psychology;
       - France 1996 / Strasbourg – Educational for Citizenship and Democracy in Europe;
- Hungary 1997 / Open Society Institute – Managing the Process of Change in Education;
- Germany 2000 / Frankfurt – Adult Education, German Institute for Adult Education;



Senior lecturer Elena Danciu, Ph. D.
        - Orleans, France, 1992, Congress of Applied Psychology,
   specialization in the field of Educational Psychology;
        - Szeged, Hungary, 1994, International Symposium of Psyghology of People With disabilities;
        - Banska Bistrica, Slovenia, 1995, International Psychology Congress of Eastern – European
            Countries;
        - Salzburg, Austria, 1996, International Congress of Applicated Psycho – Sociology;
        - Paris, France, 1997, National Lybrary “Francois Mitterand” – Arttherapy for communication
            and language disabilities;
        - Nice, France, 1998, International Congress of Artterapy for Autism and Afazia
        - Besancon, France, 2001, Study visit on open and distance education;



                                       Lecturer Simona Sava, Ph. D.
         - July 1997, International conference – CONFINTEA V, Hamburg, Germany;


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         - 1998, Lifelong Links between West and Central Europe, EUCEN Conference, Warsaw, Poland,
         speech “Continuing Education in Romania”;
         - 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001: Study visits, workshops, project meetings in D, UK, Fi, Be, Gr, Fr, Sk,
         Pt
         - 1999: ERDI Conference, Copenhagen, Denmark;
         - Oct. 1999 – Jan 2000: Research study on distance education, Bordeaux, France
         - 2000, Pecs, Hungary, 18 th Conference on History and Ethics in Adult Education, speech “Adult
         Education in Romania in the Last Ten Years”



Assistant lecturer Ramona Palos, Ph. D.
       - International work – shop: “How adults learn, how to teach adults: metods in adults
       education”, “German Institute for Adult Education” / Frankfurt am Main – Germany, 2001;
       - International work – shop: “Stimulation of the learner’s autonomy and self – assessment
       learning”, Educational Sciences Department from University of Aveiro, Portugal, 2001;




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                              PSYCHOLOGY DEPARTMENT
Professor Zoltan Bogaty, Ph. D.
       - Genova, Italy, 1997, Academic Training in the frame of a TEMPUS programme, scientific
           research and documentation (1 month);
       - Bristol and Sheffield University, Nottingham, Edinburgh, England 1998 (6 weeks), in the
           frame of the research programme with purpose of documantation concerning Organisational
           Psychology sponsored by the World Bank;
       - Gyor, Hungary, 1995, The VII th European Congress on Work and Organisational
           Psychology;



Professor Doina Vintilescu, Ph. D.
       - Vrset, Yugoslavia, 1996, Scientific Communication Session of the Higher School for
           Education;



Reader Mihai Predescu, Ph. D.
       - Malaga, Spain, 1997, in the frame of TEMPUS mobilities concerning Special
          Psychopedagogy with the purpose initiating a Master Degree course at our faculty in this
          field;


Reader Poesis Miut, Ph. D.
       - England, 1993 – 1994 (6 months), documentation in the field of Special Psychopedagogy;



Reader Mihai Hohn, Ph. D.
       - Budapest, Hungary, 1992, International Congress of General Psychology;
       - 1996, International Congress of Theoretical and Practical Aspects in Traffic and Transport
          Psychology;
       - 1997, International Congress of Industrial and Organisational Psychology;



Senior lecturer Fermeta Jude, Ph. D.
        - Milano, Italy, 1995, Course of Psychoteraphy – Classic Psychodrama of Moreno Type at the
            Classic Psychodrama Institute, Milano;


Senior lecturer Mona Vintila, Ph. D.
        - Louisville. Kentucky, U.S.A., 1996, international Exchange with KOSAIR Children Hospital in
            the field of Neonatology and Prematurity;


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         -  Cassino, Italy, 1996, 1997, 1998 Conferences on topics referring Infantile Neuropsychiatry
            and Mental Hygene Ccongress at the Psychology Faculty of Cassino, Italy
       - Zagreb, Croatia, 1998, European Congress of Perinatal Medicine;
       - Rome, Italy, 1998, International Congress of Perinatal Medicine;
Lecturer Ioana Radulovici, Ph. D.
       - Birmingham, England, 1996, TEMPUS Mobility in the Integration in the Community of
            Children with Special Needs;



Lecturer Corina Ilin, Ph. D.
       - Barcelona, Spain, 1998, Summer School of the European university in the Field of
           Management of Human Resources;


Assistant professor Delia Ciotau
       - Malaga, Spain, 1997, TEMPUS Mobility at University of Malaga-Master Training




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                               SOCIOLOGY DEPARTMENT

Professor Romulus Dabu, Ph. D.
       - Brussels, Belgium, Research concerning Educational Law;
       - Strasbourg, France, documentation in Political Sciences at the European Council;
       - Washington D.C., U.S.A., Research and documentation in Educational Reorganising;
       - Athens, Greece, documentation at the Parliament;
       - Timisoara, Romania, International Methodological Training (Paris X Nanterre University,
           Oxford University, Universidad de Zaragoza, University Milan), TEMPUS Programme;
       - Frankfurt am Main, The Institute for Adult Education, international workshop in the frame of
           Leonardo da Vinci programme, 2001;
       - Aveiro, Portugal, Universidad de Aveiro, international workshop in the frame of Leonardo da
           Vinci programme, 2001;
       - Leeds Metropolitan University, UK, international workshop in the frame of Leonardo da Vinci
           programme, 2001;
       - Frankfurt am Main, Germania, Sociology Department – documentary programme, 2001;

Professor Stefan Buzarnescu, Ph. D.
       - 1994 (France), Strasbourg, Universite “Robert Schumann”, Academic Training:
           Contemporary Sociological Theories; Organizational Sociology and Leadership; Political
           Sociology;
       - 1995, Athens, Greece, Panteyon University: 1994, Teacher Training – Organizational
           Sociology, Sociology of Leadership, Methods and Techniques of Scientifically Research in
           Sociological Field;
       - 1996, Saint Etienne, French, Tempus Program, focus on Social Work ballance Program
       - 1997, Brussels, Universite Libre de Bruxelles(ULB), Belgium, Academic management for
           balance High Europeenes Studys Programs, Tempus Program
       - 1998, Zaragoza, Universidad de Zaragoza, Spain, Academic management of sociology
           program, Tempus Program
       - 1999, Fribourg, Institut d`etnologie et antropologie Suisse, Academic management focus on
           Building Educational offer College Programs, grand CNFIS
       - 1999, Frankfurt am Main, DIE, Germany, Adult Educational Programme;
       - 2000, Barcelona,(Universidad de Barcelona) Spain, The Management of Academic
           Institutions;
       - 2000, Brussels and Liege, Belgium , Applied Social Sciences – Focus on Social Work and
           Socialization Issues;
       - 2000, Fribourg, Institut d`etnologie et antropologie Suisse, Scopes program 2000-2003,
           managing by IIT Timisoara and UVT-Sociology and Psychology Faculty
       - 2001, Leeds Metropolitan University, UK, Institutional Management – Focus on Building
           Academic Institutions;
       - 2001, Brussels, Belgium, NEWTECH, project 94365-CP-1-2001-RO-Comenius C21
       - 2002, Marseille, Franch, WORKALO, CREA Program

Reader Brigitte Ielics, Ph. D.
       - Brussels, Belgium, Sociology of Consumers Protection;
       - Munich, Germany, research in Sociology;

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Reader Doru Silviu Luminosu, Ph. D.
       - Warsaw, Poland, Sociology of Culture;
       - Germany, Scientifical research in Sociology;
       - Austria, Scientifical research in Urban Sociology;
       - Beograd, Yugoslavia, Interuniversitary Dialog;


Reader Ioan Pascuta, Ph. D.
       - Paris, France, 1998, academic study in Sociology (TEMPUS Programme);


Senior lecturer Aurora Dumitrescu, Ph. D.
        - USA, research in Journalism;


Lecturer Laura Maruster, Ph. D.
       - Iraklion, Greece, 1993, workshop on POSSO;
       - Prague, Czech Republic, 1997, workshop on Numeric Analyses;
       - Groningen, Netherland, 1997, study visit for Ph. D.
       - Groningen, Netherland, 1998 – 2002, PH. D. programme;


Lecturer Marcel Iordache
       - Zaragoza, Universidad de Zaragoza, Spain, 1998, academic study in Sociology (TEMPUS
           Programme);
       - Frankfurt am Main, The Institute for Adult Education, documentary programme, 1999;
       - Iowa, USA, University of Iowa, documentary and research programme, 2000;
       - Frankfurt am Main, The Institute for Adult Education, international workshop in the frame of
           Leonardo da Vinci programme, 2001;
       - Aveiro, Portygal, Universidad de Aveiro, international workshop in the frame of Leonardo da
           Vinci programme, 2001;
       - Leeds Metropolitan University, UK, international workshop in the frame of Leonardo da Vinci
           programme, 2001;
       - Oxford University, UK, documentary programme, 2001;


Lecturer Gabriela Zaporojan
       - Belgium, March, 1995, Seminar concerning Intercultural Education and Education for
           Children with special needs;
       - Novosibirsk, Russia, 1996, International Forum of Youth Interweek;
       - Byalistok, Poland, 1997, study visit in the field of Intercultural Education
       - Budapest, Hungary, 1997, Seminar JEF and Council of Europe;



Assistant Sorin Grindeanu
       - Bolognia, Italy, 1998, academic study in Sociology (TEMPUS Programme);

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         -    Frankfurt am Main, The Institute for Adult Education, international workshop in the frame of
              Leonardo da Vinci programme, 2001;
         -    Aveiro, Portugal, Universidad de Aveiro, international workshop in the frame of Leonardo da
              Vinci programme, 2001;


Lecturer Dan Luches
       - Oxford University, UK, 2000, academic study in Sociology (TEMPUS programme);
       - Oxford University, UK, documentary programme, 2001;


Lecturer Bogdan Nadolu
       - Oxford University, UK, 1998, academic study in Sociology (TEMPUS programme);


Lecturer Sorin Pribac
       - Wurzburg, Germany, documentary programme, 1997;
       - Timisoara, Romania, October 1998, International Methodological Training, TEMPUS
           programme;
       - Frankfurt am Main, The Institute for Adult Education, international workshop in the frame of
           Leonardo da Vinci programme, 2001;
       - Aveiro, Portugal, Universidad de Aveiro, international workshop in the frame of Leonardo da
           Vinci programme, 2001;
       - Frankfurt am Main, Germany, Sociology Department – documentary programme, 2001;




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                              SOCIAL WORK DEPARTMENT


Professor Viorel Prelici, Ph. D. (summary of major international activities)
       - Jerusalem, Israel, July 1998, Research papers presented: “Children‟s Sexual Exploitation and
           Social Role in Prevention and Rehabilitation in Romania” and “A Minority Which in Seemingly
           Disappearing – Romanian Jews” in the Joint World of International Federation of Social
           Workers and the International Association of Social Work Schools;
       - Hong Kong, July 1996, Research papers presented about Romanian social work education in
           post – communist society in the Joint World Congress of International Federation of Social
           Workers and the International Association of Social Work Schools;
       - Madrid, Spain, 1997, Participated in Social Work Project Conferences, Escuela Universitaria
           de Trabajo Social Complutense;
       - Amsterdam, Holland, 1994, Participated in International Congress of the International
           Association of Social Work Schools;
       - Cleveland, USA, January 1993, Participated in Cources and Seminar in Social Work
           Methods, Mandell School of Applied Social Science, Case Western Reserve University;
       - Norwich, England, November 1992, Participated in 4 week work practice training, University
           of East England;



Reader Teodor Mircea Alexiu, Ph. D. (summary of major international activities)
       - Brussels, Belgium, 1998 – 1999, “Social and Human Body”, Exchange of students for
          practice placements, Leonardo Program, Erasmushoge School of Brussels;
       - Brussels, Belgium, 1998 – 1999, Exchange of students and professors, Socrates Program,
          Erasmushoge School of Brussels;
       - Spain, France, 1997 – 2000, “Development of Social Education in Social Work” with IRFAS,
          Saint Etienne, France and the University of Barcelona, Spain;
       - Amsterdam, Holland, 1999, Management of Education with NSO Institute;
       - London, UK, 2000 – 2002, Ministery of Justice, education for probation officers;


Senior lecturer Eugen Goaga (summery of major international activities)
        - Zagreb, Croatia, 1998, Research paper “The Danube Symposium Census Investigation –
            Results from 1996 and a Future Perspective”, presented at the Danubian Symposium of
            Psychiatry;
        - Viena, Austria, December 1997, Research paper “Romanian Psychiatry After 1989”,
            presented at the Akademikeburd Conference;
        - Viena, Austria, 1996, Research paper “Hitler, Freud, Moreno” presented at the First World
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Reader Ana Muntean (summary international activities)
       1999 – 2001
       - chairperson of the conference “Prevention of maltreatment and life environment of the child”
          (2001);
       - set up the post – graduates training program aimed to prevent child abuse and neglect –
          TEMPUS JEP 13428 – 1999 (within University of West Timisoara);
       - editor in chief of the journal “Today‟s children are tomorrow‟s parents”;

         1998
         - Budapest, Hungary, November 1998, Participated in the SOROS Regional Conference about
            children welfare;
         - Amsterdam, Holland, October 1998, Participated in the IDI Conference, “Women in the
            Hearth of Europe”;
         - Viena, Austria, September 1998, Participated in the West – East Dialogue, “The 5th West –
            East Dialogue on Social Work”;
         - Nyiregyhaza, August 1998, Participated in the International Foster Care Organization
            “European Foster Care Conference”;
         - Washington DC, USA, July 1998, Participated in the United States Department of Justice,
            “Sexual Exploitation of Women and Children”;
         - Athens, Greece, May 1998, Participated in the Foundation for the Child and Family,
            “European Family Forum”;

         1997
         - Belgrade, Yugoslavia, October 1997, Participated in East European Conference on Male
            Violence Against Women and Children. Research paper presented “Women and Traditional
            Romanian Culture”;
         - Barcelona, Spain, October 1997, Research paper presented “Child Abuse and Neglect in
            Romania and Today‟s Children are Tomorrow‟s Future” at the 6th European ISPCON
            Conference;
         - Lipno, Czecck Republic, September 1997, Participated in the West – East Dialogue on Foster
            Care in Europe;
         - Istanbul, Turkey, September 1997, Presented research paper “Street Children and the Home
            Concept‟ at the Balkan Summer School of Social Work;
         - Liverpool, England, January 1997, Participant in PHARE exchange to visit Liverpool
            University;

         1996
         - Budapest, Hungary, October 1996, Participated in Conference organized by the Child
            Protection Department of Hungary, “Children at Risk in Former Communist Countries”;
         - Budapest, Hungary, October 1996, Participated in the “Women in the Hearth of Europe”
            Conference;
         - Budapest, Hungary, 1996, presented “Trial to Understand In Order To Help – Language
            Delay of Institutionalized Children” at the European Congress of Psychology;
         - Quebec, Canada, July 1995, Paper presented at the 3 rd International Congress of the
            Association of Researchers in Behalf of Handicapped People, “Integration of Handicapped”;
         - Children within Mainstream Schools in Romania”. Part of a book published by the Congress
            in 1996.

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                      COURSE`S ABSTRACTS




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                                       SOCIOLOGY DEPARTMENT




    1. Professor Romulus Dabu, Ph. D.

        Introduction to General Sociology
         Main Objectives: The students will obtain an overview on the basic concepts. Sociology is dealing
         with social paradigms, such as case studies, problematical situation, solutions and proper
         answers.
        Actual Problems in S ociology
         Main Objectives: To obtain a strong theoretical in the field, with a direct focus on the present
         theories concerning the main problems of sociology.
        Survey Projects
         Main Objectives: To obtain the basic Knowledge and the main abilities in survey collected date.


    2. Professor Stefan Buzarnescu, Ph. D.

        Sociology of Organisations and Leadership
         Main Objectives: a model shown in order to analize the space of organization, aiming to develop
    the capacity of analythical exploration and pragmatical evaluation of the parameters in the functioning
    of the onrganized social space. Sociologists, as former students, will become maintly social analysts,
    and in this sense the course is fundamental.
     The History of Sociology
    Main Objectives: Building an anal analythical manner of thinking, addressed to Sociology – students,
    getting a view over the evolution of Sociology as a science from its origins to present day.
     Sociology of the Public Opinion
    Main Objectives: Creating skills in practical research, field work, viewing the public opinion as a social
    phenomenon. On the other hand, the methodology is shown, on global level, regarding field research
    in public opinion and some experiments in this field.
        Organisational Models and Diagnoses


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    Main Objectives: To obtain the basic skills for to manage an organizational structure from academic
    area. Focus on practical approach of exploration of contemporary educational problems these
    educational investment follow the conceptual reconstruction of educational categories according with
    the new academic standards and social supply of the local and regional communities (post graduate
    course).
     Managerial Projects
    Main Objectives: Addressed to future schools managers in primary and high school. It is focused on
    development of the abilities to design, to manage and to implement various kind of projects in the
    educational area. This educative offer is mainly based on practice and individual provers (post
    graduate course).


    3. Stefan Chisu, Ph. D., Reader

     Cultural Anthropology
    Main Objectives: Introducing the students to problems related to the study of culture as a social
    phenomenon, the development of cultural personality of the social structures.
     Romanian Ethnography
    Main Objectives: Introducing the students into the main theoretical problems and methodological
    principles of Ethnography.


    4. Brigitte Ielics, Ph. D., Reader

     Management of the Human Resources
    Main Objectives: The students will be acquainted with problems regarding the inner structures of
    different social groups, as well the problems witch may appear in the functioning of these societies.
    Also, the students will be encouraged to think on their own about the social problems, in order to offer
    solutions in different circumstances.
     Marketing
    Main Objectives: The students will get scientific explanations regarding consumers behavior.
     Consumer Protection Sociology
    Main Objectives: The offer an introductory perspective into the problems of consumer behaviors and
    associated rights.

    5. Livia Vasiluta, Ph. D., Reader

     Ethnology
    Main Objectives: Introducing the basic problems of Ethnology and its fundamental values, by showing
    the basic development lines ethnological thinking in the 19-20th centuries.
     Socio-linguistics
    Main Objectives: Introducing the basic problems of Romanian Ethnology its fundamental values
     Linguistic and Romanian Dialectology
    Main Objectives: Introducing the basic problems of discipline and its main theories.

    6. Ioan Pascuta, Ph. D., Reader

     The Methodology of Sociological Research
    Main Objectives: Sociology, as a technical science is based upon concrete research and fieldwork.
    Also, is extremely important the building of methods and research techniques, as well as proper use

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    made of them. Therefore, this object of study offers the students a helping hand so they can use
    sociological methods in their work.
     Methods and Technics
    Main Objectives: To assure a strong abilities in sociological research by using of all standard methods
    and adequate techniques.

    7. Aurora Dumitrescu, Senior Lecturer

     Sociology of the Family
    Main Objectives: Establisching theoretical and methodological landmarks regarding the social aspects
    of family life.
     Sociology of Religion
    Main Objectives: Studying the sociological character of Religion and the basic theories in this topic.

    8. Marcel Iordache, Lecturer

     Survey Projects in SPSS
    Main Objectives: To obtain a basic Theoretical level and a strong abilities for use of SPSS and for
    design a research structure.
     Sociology of Commerce
    Main Objectives: Assessing the importance of social conditions in the evolution of commerce in
    society. To present the basic elements, the scientific control of services, as an important factor in the
    evolution of society.

    9. Miron Corici, Lecturer

     Sociology of Leisure
    Main Objectives: To obtain a basic level into the field of disciplines.
     Sociology of Territorial Communication
    Main Objectives: To obtain the basic knowledge in the area of Communication theories.
     Sociology of Literature and Arts
    Main Objectives: Studying the sociological perspectives of literature and arts.
     Rural Sociology
    Main Objectives: Rural communities in a social perspectives. The relevation of social relation and
    urban communities in Romania, at the 2nd Millenium. Introducing the main sociological research works
    of the National Institute of Sociology, the Social Institute Banat – Crisana and the Sociology –
    Psychology Department.
     Urban Sociology
    Main Objectives: Showing the importance of cities and the urban world in the knowledge of society.
    Preparing the bases of field-work research on demographic migrations and social mobilities in the
    Romania urban area.

    10. Delia Ilie, Lecturer

     Sociology of Education
    Main Objectives: To obtain a basic level of knowledge in the area field and to have the theoretical
    background for teaching activity.

    11. Dan Luches, Lecturer

        Demography and Sociology of the Population
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    Main Objectives: Initiating the students, future sociologists, into the problem of population and social
    dynamics. The students will be taught to understanding and explain the demographic phenomenon.
    12. Bogdan Nadolu, Lecturer

     General Politology
    Main Objectives: Introducing some basic concepts of political culture, useful in the sociologist‟s work,
    therefore the course oriented on the language of politics. The discourse insists on concepts that
    names political structures (organisations, institutions, states and systems) and on conceptualizing
    relationship of controle (power, authority, legitimacy, linkage).
     Political Sociology
    Main Objectives: The knowledge assimilation required for a sociological study of the political
    phenomenon field. Skills and abilities formation needed to project a research in Political Sociology.
    The course insist on some basically approaches to the study of political puzzles as behaviorist
    approach, structural-functional approach and phenomenological approach.
     Sociology of Mass-Communication
    Main Objectives: To assure the knowledge of the field and to be able to conduct any sociological
    research concerning the process of mass-communication.
     Sociology of science and culture
    Main Objectives: To obtain the main theoretical level of the sociological perspectives of the science
    and culture.

    13. Gabriela Gherga, Lecturer

     Social Informatics
    Main Objectives: General presentasion of the Computer, hardware and software. How to use a
    computer. To have the basic concepts of Computer Science. Improving the sociologist‟s work, by
    processing data on Computer. Creating models in order to simulate the evolution of real systems in
    various circumstances.

    14. Sorin Pribac, Lecturer

     History of the Romanian Culture and Civilization
    Main Objectives: The students will receive information regarding culture and civilization in the
    Romanian space, so that they could start research and present their personal results, including the
    Romanian culture and civilization in the European context.

    15. Magda Ilie, Assistant
     Pedagogical Practice
    
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                                          PART-TIME JOBS
    1. D. Opris, Ph. D., Professor
     Mathematical Methods and Models in Sociology
    Main Objectives: Interpreting sociological structures, studying social structure on various models.

    2. Doru Silviu Luminosu, Ph. D., Reader

     Law and Social Legislation
    Main Objectives: Integrating the role of the law, as a regulator of the social sciences, theaching
    system and structure.
     Juridical Sociology
    Main Objectives: To have the main theoretical level and research abilities in the area of this field.

    3. Emil Surdu, Ph. D., Reader

     Methods in Theaching Sociology
    Main Objectives: Theaching the specific vocabulary and the specific sociological terminology.
    Creating a basis of proper class behavior.

    4. Iancu Lucica, Ph. D., Reader

     Logics
    Main Objectives : A presentation of the main problems of general symbolic Logics.

    5. Mihai Hohn, Ph. D., Reader]

     Social Statistics
    Main Objectives: Organizing the proper conditions for sociological research, devising and processing
    samples.

    6.Irina Macsinga, Lecturer

     General Psychology
    Main Objectives: Theaching psychology terminology, introducing the main moments of Psychology
    developing into a science, learning hoe to run psychological analysis.
     School Psychology
    Main Objectives: Introducing psychological to pupils and the developing such activity, identifying
    action methods for the psychological development of pupils.

    6. Stefan Stroe, Senior Lecturer

     Medical Sociology
    Main Objectives: Introducing the relations, phenomenon and processes related to the topic.




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                              ANTHROPOLOGY DEPARTMENT


    Subject: General Anthropology. Concepts ant Theory
                                       Year of study: I, Semester I+II
Credits: 4+4
Type of course: Compulsory
Objective: To obtain the main knowledge in anthropology for understanding the human universe. To offer
a basic level for the study of area specialties.

         Subject: Antropo-metry
                                     Year of study: II, Semester I
Credits: 2
Type of course: Compulsory
Objective: To assimilate the knowledge of biology and human psychology that are needed to understand
the natural statue of human being.


         Subject: Social Psychology
                                      Year of study: II, Semester I
Credits: 3
Type of course: Facultative
Objective: To obtain a general view on the basic components of personality and the main ways of their
developments.


          Subject: Elements of Culture and Civilization in Historical Evolution
                                     Year of study: III, semester I+II
Credits: 2+3
Type of course: Facultative
Objective: To offer the main knowledge on the area of cultural manifestation on the various kind of
civilization..




         Subject: General Sociology
                                         Year of study: I, Semester I
Credits: 3
Type of course: Compulsory
Objective: To develop the ability to interpret and analyze the social phenomenon. To obtain the basic level
of knowledge, concepts, theories in the field.


         Subject: General Psychology
                                  Year of study: I, Semester I + II
Credits: 3 + 3
Type of course: Compulsory

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Objective: To obtain the main knowledge and abilities in psychology

         Subject: Romanian Ethnography
                                      Year of study: II, Semester I + II
Credits: 3 + 4
Type of course: Compulsory
Objective: To offer the general issue of Romanian ethnography and its main values. To complete the
speciality formation with specific, usefull for the dedicated researches and investigations.


         Subject: General Ethnology
                                       Year of study: II, Semester I + II
Credits: 2 + 5
Type of course: Compulsory
Objective: To obtain a basic knowledge and skills in the discipline area, as a completation of general
theoretical profile for a good specialisation training.


         Subject: Cultural Anthropology
                                      Year of study: III, Semester I + II
Credits: 5 + 5
Type of course: Compulsory
Objective: To inform the students on the problems related to the studies of culture as social phenomenon,
the formation of cultural personality and of social structure as domains frames of culture.


         Subject: Methods and techniques for research in anthropology
                                                 Year of study: I
Credits: 3
Type of course: Compulsory
Objective: To offer the main theoretical contents on the research principles and methods components and
also, to obtain the basic skills for the investigate the specific objects by various approaches.


         Subject: Rural Sociology. Methods and Techniques
                                   Year of study: II, Semester I + II
Credits: 3 + 3
Type of course: Compulsory
Objectives: To know of contemporary rural and village under the social perspective. To present the
complex relationships between rural and urban areas in the new Romanian social context.


         Subject: Archaic Society on the Romanian Area
                                              Year of study: I
Credits: 3
Type of course: Compulsory
Objective: To present the man in the historical context on the Romanian area.


         Subject: The Human in Preistory and Archaic Society


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                                             Year of study: I
Credits: 3
Type of course: Compulsory
Objective: Ro obtain the main theories about the human origins and its primary evolution.


         Subject: The Human in Antique Society
                                             Year of study: I
Credits: 3
Objective: To offer the basic information about the History of Orient, Greece and Antique Rome, as a
general frame of social development.




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                                PSYCHOLOGY DEPARTMENT




First Study Year

                                                                               General Psychology

                         Title: General Psychology I and General Psychology II
Year I, Semester I and II
Type of course: Compulsory
Objectives: Getting the students acquainted with the general topics of the course. Teaching basic
structures to develop expertise in the field of general psychology. Stimulating the interest for new
structures in modern psychology. Encouraging research behavior in basic psychology maintly in
communitary field.
Contents: Sensorial knowledge. Perception. Representations. Thinking and Intelligence. Speech.
Imagination. Memory. Needs and aims. Affective processes. Consciousness. Stress Attention.

 Neuropsychology

                                          Title: Neuropsychology
                                              Year I, Semester I
Type of the course: compulsory
Objectives: The Neuropsychology course is conceived to implement the basic structural notions of
neurobiology of the CNS. The knowledge of the structure and organization of the nervous system in
different ontogenetic and psychogenetic moments will later allow understanding the disturbances that may
appear in the functioning of CNS. It is essential for all psychology students to know the organization and
the normal functioning of the CNS. Without this knowledge they not being able to comprehend the
problems that may occur and which represent the most frequent cause that drive the patient to the
psychologist. The student and the future psychologist must know if and how he can intervene and help the
patient‟s recovery.
Contents: The content of the course includes all components of CNS starting with the neuron, the glial cell
the spinal cord, the basal ganglia, the reticular formation, the cerebellum, the limbic system, the
hypothalamus, the cerebral cortex. They represent the basic of such complex function at thinking,
consciousness intelligence, attention, orientation and memory.
         The course is the basis that will allow the accumulation of new topics, of other courses in the field
and of clinical psychology.

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                                                                           Neurocybernetics

                                          Title: Neurocybernetics
Year: I, Semester II
Type of course: Compulsory
Objectives: The objective of the Neurocybernetics course is to get the students acquainted with the
possibility that the normal functioning of the CNS may be disturbed. The CNS is the most perfect
computer, the advantage of the CNS being that it has more active elements that may function
algorithmically or unalgorithmically than a computer and that by using the same functions, excitability and
conductibility, and it may perform different programs. The CNS, having as major purpose to receive,
transform an process information, is basically a cybernetic system, i.e. an information system with
numerous feedback circuits.
Contents: The course presents the analogy between the CNS and the computer, the pathological
functioning of all the CNS at all levels. Spinal cord, the basal ganglia, the reticular formation the
cerebellum, the limbic system, the cerebral cortex. The pathological physiology of orientation, attention, of
the state of consciousness and sleep, of learning, memory, affective status, speech and thinking are
included.

                                                                       Experimental Psychology

                                     Title: Experimental Psychology
                                            Year: II, Semester I
Type of the course: Compulsory
Objectives: Introducing the basic problems of the experimental psychology. The integration of the main
experimental techniques used in scientifical research in applied psychology. Developing abilities in
organizing psychological experiment.
Contents: The history and the development of experimental psychology. The basic problems of the
psychological experiment. General and particular in psychological research. The stages in experimental
research. Selecting the problem. Establishing the work potentials. Defining the variables. Establishing the
samples. Organizing the experiment. Types of experiment. Methods, instruments and investigation
techniques in perception. Memory. Thinking. Speech.

                                                                       Introduction in Sociology

                                      Title: Introduction in Sociology
Year I, Semester I
Type of the course : Compulsory
Objectives: Introducing interpretative and integrative paradigms of the social phenomenon. Integration of
the basic notions, categories and concepts of general sociology. Laying in foundations of a solid
sociologic culture. Integration of arguing, exercising individual thinking, building case studies, problematic
situations, viable solutions and answers.
Contents: Sociology as a science. Subjectivity and objectivity in sociological knowledge. The theory of the
social factor. Morphological elements of the social action. The social object. Phenomenon and
relationship. The social group. The theory of social action. Personality as study object in sociology. The
theory of the social group: defining a social group, inner and outside factors which influence the dynamics
of the group. Social institutions: general characteristics and historical approach. The family as a social

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institution and study object in sociology. The state as a social institution and study objective in sociology.
The process of socialization. Socializing and the life cycles. The social control process. The system of
social assistance. Social deviation. Culture as study object in sociology.



                                                                         Psychological Statistics

                                       Title: Psychological Statistics
Year I, Semester II
Type of the course: Compulsory
Objectives: Getting the students acquainted with means of scientifical research in human science such as:
Psychology, Educational Science and Sociology. A close up to the modern ways of data analysis is
presented stressing the problem of data interpretation; examples, which motivate the usage of statistics,
are offered>
Contents: Data grouping. Distribution of frequencies and their graphic representation. Properties and
peculiarities of statistics and correlation. Comparison in psychology. Estimations. Non parametrical
methods. Factorial analysis. ANOVA.

                                                                          History of Philosophy

                                        Title: History of Philosophy
                                              Year I, Semester I
Objectives: Introducing of basic knowledge concerning the history of philosophy since the Ancients to our
days.
Contents: Introduction to the History of Universal Philosophy. The Philosophy of the Ancient Orient. The
Philosophy of Greece and Rome. The Philosophy of the Middle Ages. Modern Philosophy. Contemporary
Philosophy.


                                                                     Developmental Psychology

Title: Developmental Psychology
Year I, Semester II
Type of course; Compulsory
Objectives: Introducing basic knowledge concerning child psychology. Teaching principles and efficiently
education strategies for each sequence of childhood. Stimulating the affection and interest for the child.
Contents: The Psychological Identity of the Child. Factors that contribute to the development of the
Personality of the Child. Problems of Stabilization. The prebirth Period. General Consideration about Birth.
The First Year of Life. The First Childhood Period. The Second Childhood Period. The Primary School
Period.

                                                                               School Psychology

                                         Title: School Psychology
                                             Year I, Semester II
Type of course: Compulsory
Objectives: Introducing basic knowledge concerning the problems of school psychology. Efficient usage of
psychological knowledge through application on the educational problems of school age. Improvement of
psychological knowledge with elements from school psychology.

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Contents: The Objective ant the Importance of School Psychology. The Personality and the Pupil.
Characteristics of Psychic development at School Age. Learning in School. School Success or Failure.
The Class as a Psychosocial Group. Creativity in School Activity.


                                                                              History of Psychology

                                       Title: History of Psychology
Year I, Semester II
Type of course: Compulsory
Objectives: To reveal main trends in psychology studying experimental psychology, psychopathology,
psychoanalysis, behaviorism, gestaltism, cognition, humanism etc and obviously the history of Romanian
psychology.
Contents: General Considerations. The Beginning of Psychology in Ancient Greece. Psychological
Aspects in Aristotel‟s Works. Medicine and Psychology. Middle Ages and Renaissance. Psychology :
clinical Methods. Psychoanalysis. Individual Psychology. Analytical Psychology. The development of
Psychoanalysis. The Psychology of Behavior. The Psychology of Forms. Modern Trends in the
Psychology of the 20th Century. New Trends in Contemporary Psychology. The History of Romanian
Psychology.


                                                                    Introduction in Epistemology

Title: Introduction in Epistemology
Year I, Semester I
Type of the course: Optional
Contents: What means to know? How do we know that we know? Which are the basic mechanisms
helping us in the process of forming and validating knowledge? What is the contribution of history of
thinking? We will interact with great thinkers as: Platon, Aristotel, Jesus, Augustus, Grigorie of Nyssa,
Thomas d‟Aquino, Calvin, Hume, Comte, Freud, Nitzsche and Foucault.


                                                            Cultural Anthropology

Title: Cultural Anthropology
Year I, Semester II
Type of course: Optional
Content: A theoretical approach of important anthropological movement. Reflection and anthropological
exercise. Evolutionism. Diffusionism. Culturalism. The French ethnology and its American copy.
Functionalism. Structuralism.


                                                                                       Practice

Title:Practice
Year II, Semester II
Type of course: Compulsory
Objectives: To remind and reinforce general information of general psychology, psychology of the child,
school psychology etc. To read and study the psychology magazines and methodology in psychology
books to improve information concerning the methodology of psychological methods. To use a large array


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of psychological methods in order to get the students to know psychopedagogical peculiarities of children
with special needs. To build the psychopedagogical image of the child with special needs.
Tasks: To take part three hours weekly in instructive – educational activity with children with special
needs. To carry out a psychopedagogical characterization and psychological research.


Second Study Year
                                                                             Social Psychology

Title: Social Psychology
Year II, Semester I , II
Type of course: compulsory
Objectives: To introduce scientific knowledge through which complex phenomenon of human personality
development in the social context could be explained, understood and interpreted. To integrate the
methodology for scientific investigation of social phenomenon.
Content: What is Social Psychology? Short History. The experiment in Social Psychology. Alternative
Methods. Social Psychology. The Identification of Action. The belief in a Right World. Social Judgement.
Interpersonal Attraction. Psycho-Sociological Theories of Love. Moral Androgenia> The Homogeneity of
Out-Groups. Intercultural Approach in Social Psychology. Space and Behavior.


                                                                   Personality Psychology

Title: Personality Psychology
YEAR ii, Semester II
Type of course: Compulsory
Objectives: To improve and clarify information concerning the individual, individuality, personality. To
acquaint the students with main aspects of the theory of human personality. To provide information
concerning temperament, abilities, character. To introduce a number of techniques for self-knowledge,
personality, particularities, temperament, character, major abilities.
Contents: Individual. Individuality. Person. Personality. The Theories of Personality. The Structure and the
Dynamics of Personality. Temperament. Abilities. Character.


                                                                   Bases of Psychodiagnostics

Title: Bases of Psychodiagnostics
Year II, Semester II
Type of the course: Compulsory
Objectives: To improve and clarify information regarding the history and the specifies of School
psychodiagnosis. To introduce the methods used in school psychodiagnosis. To introduce the most
important psychometric methods used in school psychodiagnosis. To develop abilities in using
psychological tests, assessing and interpreting data, establishing correct diagnosis and school prognosis.
To establish the role and the major importance of scientific psychological assessment. To implement the
rules necessary for psychodiagnosis assessment. To get acquainted with the usage of psychodiagnosis
tests.
Contents: Differential Psychology. Applied Psychology and Psychodiagnosis. Methods used in School
Psychodiagnosis. Elements of Psychological Techniques. Developmental Test. Psychodiagnosis of
Personality. Psychological Assessment of Creativity. The Fields and Specifies of Psychodiagnosis. The
Specific Problems of Quantifiyng in Psychodiagnosis Assessment. The Synthesizing of Psychodiagnosis.


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Data. Interpreting. Drawing Conclusions and capitalizing on Psychodiagnosis Data. The Specificity of
Psychodiagnosis Implied in Scientific Research.




                               Methodology of Pshychological Research

                       Title: Methodology of Research in Psychological Research
Year III, Semester III
Type of course: Compulsory
Objectives:Introducing the methods of scientific research in Psychology.
Contents: General Rules of approaching and Writing a research Project. The Main Types of Relationship
Studies in Psychology. Standard Schemes and their Negative Impact on the Judgment of the Researcher.
The Factorial Plan of an Experiment. Ways of Establishing Samples. Meta-analysis.


                                          Directions and Orientations in Psychology

Title: Directions and Orientations in Psychology
Year II, Semester I
Type of course: Compulsory
Content: History of Psychology, The beginnings of Psychology in Ancient Greece, Psychological aspects
in Aristotel‟s Work, Medicine and Psychology, Renaissance, The reform and its influence on the
development of implicit psychology. Creating the explicit psychology, The Psychology of the 19th century,
The Psychology of the 20th century, The Experimental Psychology, Clinical Methods, Psychoanalysis,
Individual Psychology, Analytic Psychology, Neofreudism, Behaviorism, Gestaltism, Contemporary
orientations in Psychology, The history of Romanian Psychology.


                                                           Educational Science – Pedagogy

                                    Title: Educational Science – Pedagogy
Year II, Semester I + II
Type of course: Compulsory
Objectives. Laying the foundation of theoretical and practical knowledge of the students concerning
specific problems of instruction and education. Presenting the general frame of the teaching process, the
structure and the functioning of the Romanian teaching system. Initiation into the modern techniques of
instruction and their efficient strategies in adequately knowing and approaching the child, in accordance
with his age individuality. The significant correlation of the educational and psychological problems.
Contents: General Problems ant the Determinative Co-Ordinates of Education. Educability-Factors of
Human Development. The Finality of Education: Ideas, Aims, Objectives. The Institutional System of
Education. The Educational Process and its Normativity. School Communication. Theory and Methods of
Educational Objectives. The Contents of the Educational Process. The Technology of Instruction.
Decimology. The Organization of Instructive and Educative. Modern Trend. Factors of Education.


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                             Title: Introduction in Psychoanalytic Theories
Year II, Semester I
Type of course: Compulsory
Objectives: Introducing students to the basic conception of Freudian and Post Freudian Psychoanalysis.
Increasing knowledge of the principles of Freudian and Post Freudian Therapy. Exercising and increasing
the students analytic capacity for psychological introspection.
Contents: Freudism – An Overview of Psychoanalysis from its Origin up to Now. The Life and Work of
Freud. The Structure of the Psychic apparatus. The Ontogenetical Stages of Personality. The Concept
About Libido. Idea – Affective Complexes. The Manifestations of Complexes. Freudian Psychotherapy.
Pedagogical Reflections of Freudism. The Cultural Dimension of the Freudian Conception.
Neopsychoanalysis. Individual Psychology of A. Adler. Freud – Marxism. American Neopsychoanalysis.
Child Psychoanalysis. The Conception of J.L Lacan.
Introduction in Organizational and Work Psychology


                         Title: Introduction in Organizational and work Psychology
Year II, Semester II
Type of course: Compulsory
Objectives: Introducing knowledge in the field of Work Psychology. Integrating investigation techniques
specific for this field.
Contents. The Object and the Problems of Work Psychology. The Methods of Work Psychology. The
history of the development of Industrial Psychology. The Enterprise and Its Activities. The Study of
Professions. The ability Exam. Professional selection and Orientation. Professional training and forming.
The system Man - Machine. Work Environment. Stress. Work Accidents. Work Motivation and
Satisfaction. Unemployment. The Psychosociological Laboratory of the Enterprise.


                                                                              Ethnopsychology

                                           Title: Ethnopsychology
Year II, Semester II
Type of course: Compulsory
Objectives: Initiating students in the problems of Ethnopsychology, valorizing the Romanian tradition in
Ethnopsychology, opening the way for an interdisciplinary approach.
Content: Ethnopsychology – for an interdisciplinary architecture. The identity problem. The history of
mentalities. Ethnopsychology as a product of European Romanticism, The Present of Ethnopsychology.
Imagology and its schools, Identity, Communication and Intercultural Relationships.


                                                                         Creativity Psychology

Title: Creativity Psychology
Year III, Semester II
Type of course: Compulsory
Objectives: Introducing students to the problematic of creativity. stimulating them to promote a creative
behavior, helping students to assimilate creativity stimulating techniques in groups, as well as relaxing
techniques.
Content: Biographical review, the identity of creativity, the factorial dynamic of creativity, psychodiagnosis
of creativity, Educating creativity, gifted children.



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                                                                                      Practice

Title: Practice
Year II
Type of course: Compulsory
Objectives: To increase student‟s knowledge in general psychology, child and old age psychology, school
psychology. To conduct a literature review in research methods in psychology. To introduce
psychological methods for working with children with special needs. To develop psychological profiles of
children with special needs. To develop psychological research about children with special needs
Tasks: To participate in a minimum of 6 hours a week of practice – educative activities with children with
special needs. To perform psychological research and to develop psychological profiles.


Third Study Year
                                                                                     Psychoanalysis

                                          Title: Psychoanalysis
                                           Year III, Semester I
Type of course; Compulsory
Objectives: To introduce students to knowledge related to psychoanalytic concepts. To understand and
implement a correlative dimension between psychoanalysis and other fields of psychology. Introducing
student‟s relationship between psychoanalysis and other of humanistic studies. Increasing student‟s
knowledge of psychological practice.
Contents: Preliminary Aspects – the relational Level of Psychic Manifestations. Samples – psychic
Productions with Psychological Interpretation. The relation Between Conscious. Unconscious, From a
Psychological View. Particularities of the Psychoanalytic System. First Freudian Topic. The
Psychoanalytic View About the Pulsional Theory. Basic Principles in the Psychoanalytical System. The
Ontogenesis of Psychic Manifestations from the Psychoanalysis and from the Stages of Development
Point of View. Objectives of Psychoanalysis. Reference Models in Psychoanalytical Extentions and
Restructuring Reforms of Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy.


                                                                             Medical Psychology

Title: Medical Psychology
Year III, Semester I
Type of the course: Compulsory
Objectives: Assimilating knowledge of medical psychology. Correlating medical psychology with other
psychological fields.
Improving medical psychology knowledge essential for the future practitioner.
Content: The medical Psychology in front of a disease. Individual particularities from the perspective of
the maladive situation. The person in front of the destructure of his consciousness. The entropy of
personality system – an objective of medical psychology. The disease, relationship treatment-suffering.
Individual and group treatment. The medical psychology of infectious diseases, intoxication, traumatic
syndrome, particularities of clinical and medical psychology in digestive disease, cardiovascular and
respiratory diseases etc.


                                                                             Clinical Psychology

Title: Clinical Psychology

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Year III, Semester II
Type of the course: Compulsory
Objectives: Assimilating knowledge of medical Psychology. Correlating medical psychology with other
psychological fields. Improving medical Psychology knowledge essential for the future practitioner.
Content: Preliminary aspects in the study of clinical Psychology. The fields of assistance in clinical
Psychology. Basic conditions in clinical Psychology. Personality approach and perspective in clinical
psychology. Necessary typologies in clinical Psychology. The problem of structuring and restructuring of a
person.

                                                                            Psychopathology

                                          Title: Psychopathology
Year III, Semester I
Type of course: Compulsory
Objectives: Familiarizing with classical psychopathological syndromes, with the possible combination of
symptoms and their dynamics. Their presentation will be done by comparing them with their normal
equivalent.
Content: Psychic normality and abnormality. The psychopathologic symptom and syndrome. The anxious
syndrome. The phobic syndrome. The maniac syndrome. The Hallucinatory syndrome. The delirant
syndrome. The confusional syndrome. Vulnerability – stress in psychopathology. Organic factors in
psychopathologic states. Psycho – social factors, etc.


                                                                  Individual Psychotherapy

Title: Individual Psychotherapy
Year III, Semester I
Type of course: Compulsory
Objectives: Assimilating knowledge about contemporary short term psychotherapy. Strategic therapy and
the clinical use of hypnosis. Forming the relationing abilities to be used in counseling and psychotherapy
etc.
Content: Establishing the contact between the client and the therapist. Verbal structure of psychotherapy.
Interpreting. Reformulating. Improving communication. Solution centered therapy. Clinical hypnosis etc.


                                                               Organizational Psychology

Title: Organizational Psychology
Year III, Semester I
Type of course: Compulsory
Objectives: Presenting the main problems of organizational psychology. Getting to know the basic
theoretic bases and practical methods used in organizational psychology. Getting the abilities required by
the work as organizational psychologist.
Content: The organization as a system. Organizational structure. Communication – a measure of
organizational efficiency. Decision taking in an organization. Leadership in organization. Power as
organizational dimension. Organizational conflicts. Cooperation – an organizational need. Organizational
culture. Organizational participation. Work conflicts. Strikes. Organizational changes and development.


                                                                  Intercultural Psychology


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Title: Intercultural Psychology
Year III, Semester II
Type of course: Compulsory
Objective: Studying the interactions between social subjects that belong the different cultures, allowing a
retrospective view and its institutions.
Content: The specifics of intercultural psychology, the cultural and social variability in psychology. The
relativity of the principles of social psychology. Culture as causing factor of social behavior. Social values.
Agressivity and pro-social behavior. Social cognition from an intercultural point of view. The processes of
social influence. Intercultural interaction and its consequences. The future of intercultural psychology.

                                                                               Cognitive Psychology

Title: Cognitive Psychology
Year III, Semester II
Type of course: Compulsory
Objectives. Enrichment of the information about cognitive sciences. Providing new data referring to the
main steps of visual information processing. Presentation of cognitive modeling of visual attention and of
subconscious. Introducing the characteristics of categorizing function. Mental representation of the
categories. Clarifying the knowledge about the mental view. Improving the knowledge about the memory
systems. Introducing the new way of defining representation. Diversifying the methods of solving
problems, judgement and the architecture of the human cognitive system.
Contents: Psychology and cognitive science. Visual Information Processing. Visual Attention.
Categorizing. Mental Imagistic. The Mnetic System. Representing and Organizing Knowledge. Decision.
Problem Solving. Judgement. The Architecture of Human Cognitive System.


                                                                               Psychosexology

Title: Psychosexology
Year III, Semester II
Type of course: Optional
Objectives: To introduce students into the structure implied human sexuality. Increasing knowledge of
normal pathological development stages of the individual. Offering information about the evolution of
human sexuality. Approaching problems concerning sexual disfunctions, sexual orientation and life style.
Contents. The History of Sexology. Human Sexuality. Sexual Anatomy. Reproductive Process. Sexual
Development. Sexual Relationship Youth and Sexuality. Sexuality of Elderly People. Sexual Orientations.
Conceptions. Pregnancy. Birth. Birth Control. Sexual Desire. Sexual Abuse. Sexual Education. Sexual
Transmitted Diseases and Sexual Hygiene.


                                                                               Religion Psychology

Title: Religion Psychology
Year III, Semester II
Type of course: Optional
Content: A critical scanning of ideas of James, Freud, Jung, Fromm, Frankl, Fowler, Festinger, Becker
etc. Presenting and analyzing of study cases. Meeting via cyber spaces other people studying psychology
of religion.




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                                                                   Methodic of Teaching Psychology

Title: Methodic of Teaching Psychology
Year III, Semester I
Type of course: Compulsory
Objectives: Introducing students to the study of the organization of instructive-educative processes in the
introduction of psychology, relaxation exercises. To develop methodological instruments necessary to
teach psychology. To understand the relationship between psychological theory and application in
classroom situation. Raising students‟ awareness of the necessity to improve teaching methods of
psychology, the capacity of understanding the human psyche with its psycho-socio-cultural dimensions.
Obtaining practice abilities in the efficient teaching of psychology.
Contents: General Problems of Teaching /Learning Psychology in High School. Objectives and Tasks of
Methods of Teaching Psychology. Preparing the knowledge to the taught. Didactic Projection of
Psychology Classes. The structure of the Contents of the Psychology knowledge Specific for each
School. Te contents must be correlated with the Other Aspects of Teaching and with the Psychological
Traits of the Pupil. Perfectioning of the Transmitting/Assimilating Process. Ways of organizing a lesson,
assessment of School Efficiency. Types of Psychology Classes and Their Effects on efficiency.


                                                                   Logopedics or Speech Therapy

Title: Logopedics or Speech Therapy
Year III, Semester II
Type of course: Optional
Objectives: To introduce the classification system and causes of speech disorders. To introduce aspects
of the logopedic work. To integrate information about the methods and the procedures used in this
activity. To develop abilities in diagnosting speech disoreders. To increase knowledge of specific methods
and procedures in each category of speech disorders.
Contents: Classification. Etiology and Frequency of Speech Disorders. General Methods and Procedures.
Dislalia. Rhythm and Fluency Disorders. Written Speech Disorders. Voice Disorders. Acute Speech
Disorders.


Fourth Study Year
                                                                             Projective Techniques

Title: Projective Techniques
Year IV, Semester I
Type of course: Compulsory
Objectives: To develop and integrate theoretical and practical knowledge about projective techniques. To
utilize the value of information obtained from the projective techniques in psychodiagnosis. To develop the
terms of administrating and interpreting projective tests.
Contents: The Objective of Projective Psychology. The Basic concept of Projective Expression. The
projective examination. Psychological Correlation. Main Historical Elements. Possible Classification of
Projective test. The General Frame of the Rorschach. Test and its Particularities. The T.A.T. tests. The
Szondi Test. The Rosenzweig Test. Other Projective Test.


                                                            School and Professional Counseling

Title: School and Professional Counseling

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Year IV, Semester I
Type of the course: Compulsory
Objectives: Introducing the students in the basic problems of Professional Counseling. Integrating new
methods of psychodiagnosis and techniques of professional counseling. Forming and developing abilities
necessary for counseling.
Contents: Introduction in the Problems of Psychological Counseling. The Theoretical Frame of
Professional Counseling. Methods of Professional Counseling.


                                                                             Leadership Psychology

Title: Leadership Psychology
Year III, Semester II
Type of the course: Compulsory
Objectives: Introducing students to basic problems in Leaderships Psychology. Introducing students to
psychological aspects of economic activities. Assimilating new methods and techniques of applied
psychology in economics.
Contents. Management Practice and Theory. The Environmental of the Enterprise. The Management
Process and Its Functions. Managerial Organizations. Informal Organizations. The Decision and the
Decisional Process. Economic Information and Decision. Communication. Management of Human
Resources. Performance Assessment. Work Motivation and Satisfaction. Motivational Theories to be
Applied in Leadership. Conflicts and Conflict Solving in Organizations. Negociating. Conflicts and
Economic Crises. Unemployment. Social Influences Upon Economic Behavior. Economic Transactions
and Commercial Negociations. Types of Leadership. Management and Marketing. Product / Price
Distribution. Prices. Promotional Politics. Non profit Marketing and Political Marketing.


                                                                    Juridical Psychology

Title: Juridical Psychology
Year IV, Semester II
Type of the course: Optional
Objectives: Operating with the specific concepts at the limit between justice and psychology.
Acquisitioning relevant information about theories and practices that can be applied in juridical
psychology. Motivating and forming the identity of the practicing psychologist working in this field.
Content: The history of the relationship Justice – Psychology. The relevance and the admittance of
psychological proof in legal procedures. Field of applicability of psychology in justice. Management of risk.
Designing intervention programs. Performance indicators etc.


                                                                             Psychodrama

Title: Psychodrama
Year IV, Semester II
Type of the course: Compulsory
Objectives: It is a group psychological intervention meant to actualize, to concretize and explore the
interior world of a person in the frame of inter-group relationships and interactions targeting the
reorganizing and integrating in the reality.
Content: In order to assimilate the diagnostic, formative and therapeutic values of psychodramatic
interventions the students will become actors and spectators of a special space “the psychodramatic


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theatre” which will allow them to experiment their own implication, as well as theoretical bases of Morno‟s
theories: creativity, spontaneity, meeting etc.


                                                                               Relaxing techniques

Title: Relaxing techniques
Year IV, Semester II
Type of the course: Compulsory
Objective: Assimilating theoretical knowledge concerning the psychological and psychophysiologic bases
of the relaxing techniques, there way of usage and practical applicability. Getting aquatinted with the J.H.
Schultz autogenous training as pychotherapeutical method, the methodology of practicing and the
opportunity of its application in various fields of psychological intervention. Getting the ability to induce
autogenous training techniques, “controlling pain”. Directed mental imagining. Collective assessment and
practical applications.



                                                                               Political Psychology

                                         Title; Political Psychology
                                             Year IV, Semester II
Type of the course: Compulsory
Objective: To study the political phenomenon and the mechanisms through which they impact upon the
individual personality. It is also follows the way the individual subject rebuilds his political space. A review
of the main theoretical models in the field of politic.
Content: The place and the role of political psychology in the frame of social knowledge History of political
psychology. Psychosocial applied mycroparadigms in the filed of politic psychology. The actuality of
European political psychology. Theoretical an applied reference models. Civic educational typology of
political cultures, national culture and political behavior. Social trust and democracy etc.

                                           Applied psychology in transports

                                  Title: Applied psychology in transports
                                            Year IV, Semester II
Type of the course: Compulsory
Objective: Getting the students aquatinted with the basic problems of applied psychology in transports. It
is also useful for the future of the practicing psychologist and establishing the own vocational identity.
Content: Risk situation and decision behavior. Car driving from a psychological perspective. Driving
behavior. Car accidents. Bio-psycho-social causes of car accidents etc.

                                                                              Mental Hygiene

                                            Title: Mental Hygiene
Year IV, Semester II
Type of course: Compulsory
Objective: To study the mental health, its mechanisms and possible alteration, as well as the best way to
prevent diseases.


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Content. Prenatal health of the child. Pregnancy related health of the mother. Eating disorders. Suicide.
Alcohol and drug consumption and their impact mental health of the users. Smoking and psychological
implications. AIDS and its psychological implication. Promoting health in chronic diseases. Implications of
schizophrenia. Sleep disorders and its implications etc.



            POSTUNIVERSITARY COURSES IN COMMUNITARY PSYCHOLOGY
Psychological knowledge of the personality                 Term I
Objectives: Getting to know the type of personality. Developing the ability to identify the type of
personality. Synthetysing information concerning personality and using it ethically. Developing abilities in
applying psychological instruments regarding personality.
Content: Multidimensional approach. Psychoanalytical theories. Psychopathology. Psychological
instruments. Therapies. Ethical problems etc.

Psychological assistance and sustaining                            Term I
Objectives: Implementing new knowledge about psychological assistance and sustaining. Interdisciplinary
links helping to prevent pathology in communitary health and sustaining the marginalized and excluded.
Content: Assistance and sustaining in school phobia, diabetes, pregnancy, cardiac diseases, AIDS,
cancer, acute surgical interventions, digestive diseases, sexual problems, eating disorders, etc.


Psychological assistance in penitentiary                          Term I
Content: From repression to treatment in eliminating delinquency. Probation-principles. Psychosocial
integration programs. Designing reintegration problems etc.


Commentary Psychology                                                      Term II
Objectives: Familiarizing the students with the general problems of the course. Developing abilities in the
field of commentary psychology. Encouraging research in this field. Developing and increasing interest for
commentary and developing abilities in this field.
Content: Environmental psychology. Relationship person-environmental. The climate concept. Self-
assistance. Interpersonal systems. Vulnerability. Nature and bases of power. Forms of power.
Understanding organizations.

                  MASTER IN CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGY AND PSYCHOPATHOLOGY
Clinical and Medical Psychology
Objectives: Assimilating knowledge of clinical and medical psychology. Correlating medical psychology
with other fields. Improving medical psychology knowledge essential for the future practitioner.
Content: The Medical Psychology in front of disease. Individual particularities from the perspective of the
maladive situation. The person in front of the distracter of his consciousness. The entropy of personality
system – an objective of medical psychology. The disease, relationship treatment – suffering. Individual
and group treatment. The medical psychology of infectious diseases, intoxication, traumatic syndrome,
particularities of clinical and medical psychology in digestive diseases, cardiovascular and respiratory
diseases etc. Aspects in the study of clinical Psychology. The Fields of assistance in clinical psychology.
Necessary typologies in clinical psychology. The problem of structuring and destructuring of a person etc.

DESCRIPTIVE AND DYNAMIC PSYCHOPATHOLOGY

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Objectives: Familiarizing with classical psychopathological syndromes, with the possible combination of
symptoms and their dynamics. Their presentation will be done by comparing them with their normal
equivalent.
Content: Psychic normality and abnormality, the psychopathologic symptom and syndrome, the anxious
syndrome, the phobic syndrome, the maniac syndrome, the hallucinatory syndrome, the delirant
syndrome, the confusional syndrome, vulnerability-stress in psychopathology, organic factors in
psychopathologic states, psycho-social factors etc.

PSYCHOTHERAPY
Objectives: Assimilating knowledge about contemporary short term psychotherapy, strategic therapy,
Ericksonian therapy and the clinical use of hypnosis, forming the retaining abilities to be used in
counseling and psychotherapy etc.
Content: Introducing in the theory and practice of short term psychotherapy; the term of strategic therapy;
Ericksonian therapy; establishing the contact between the client and the therapist; verbal structure of
psychotherapy, interpreting, reformulating, improving communication; solution centered therapy, clinical
hypnosis etc.

CLINICAL PSYCHODIAGNOSTIC
Objectives: To describe the role and the fundamental importance of scientific psychological assessment.
Establishing the rules in psychodiagnostic assessment. To create the ability to use and correctly evaluate
psychodiagnostic samples.
Content: The object and the specificity of psychodiagnoses. Techniques and methods of
psychodiagnostic. The fields and the specifies of psychodiagnoses. Assessment in psychodiagnoses.
Interpreting the data. Drawing conclusions. The specifics of psychodiagnostics in research.


PSYCHOPATHOLOGICAL ASSESSMENT SCALES
Objectives: Students are informed about the problems related to psychopathological assessment.
Theoretical bases, conditions, instruments and deontology.
Getting the ability to use different scales of psychopathologic assessment.
Content: Theoretical aspects regarding psychopathological assessment. Conditions of using the scales.
Presentation of the scales in anxiety, phobias, depressions, panic attacks, obsessive-compulsive
thoughts, psychotic disorders, personality disorders, global psychopathologic assessment, life-events
inventories etc.


Relaxing techniques
Year IV, Semester II
Type of course: Compulsory
Objective: Assimilating theoretical knowledge concerning the psychological and psychophysiology bases
of the relaxing techniques, there way of usage and practical applicability. Getting aquatinted with the J.H.
Schultz autogenous training as psychotherapeutical method, the methodology of practicing and the
opportunity of its application in various fields of psychological intervention. Getting the ability to induce
autogenous training trough practical exercises.
Content: Basic principles of relaxing techniques, psychological and somatic mechanisms the methodology
of the training session, the initial clinical interview; practical usage in psychotherapeutic purpose or in


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every day life. Ways of using autogenous training techniques, “controlling pain”, directed mental
imagining; collective assessment and practical applications.


PERFORMANTICS AND CREATOTHERAPY
Objectives: Assimilating group stimulating methods of human performance. Getting to know the methods
of psychic ecology. Forming future leaders of performantic and creatotherapy groups.
Content: Theoretical knowledge, methods and general considerations; valuing the qualities of the physical
and interpersonal environment; suggestive techniques; creative group techniques etc


Projective Techniques
Objectives: To develop and integrate theoretical and practical knowledge about projective techniques. To
utilize the value of information obtained from the projective techniques in psychodiagnosis. To develop the
terms of administrating and interpreting projective tests.
Contents: The Objective of Projective Psychology. The Basic Concept of Projective Expression. The
projective Examination. Psychological Correlation. Main Historical Elements. Possible Classification of
Projective test. The General Frame of the Rorschach. Test and its Particularities. The T.A.T. tests. The
Szondi Test. The Rosenzweig Test. Other Projective Tests.


PSYCHOPHARMACOLOGY
Objectives: Informing the students about psychopharmacology basic knowledge. General criteria for
choosing a therapy. Treatment compliance; effects and side effects; following the relationship
psychologist-patient-physician during the therapy, the importance of interdisciplinary follow-up of the
patients.
Contents: Introduction in psychiatric pharmacology, antidepressives, neuroleptics, anxiolitics,
tranquilizers, sedatives, hypnotic, psychostimulators, drug abuse treatment, drug usage and prescription
in pregnancy, pharmacological interactions etc.


APPLIED NEUROPSYCHOLOGY
Objectives: Implementing knowledge of applied psychology essential for the future clinical psychologists;
integrating neuropsychology into clinical psychology of major diseases.
Content: Applied neuropsychology in phobias, diabetes, pregnancy, cardiac diseases, AIDS, cancer,
acute surgical interventions, digestive diseases, sexual disorders, eating disorders, etc


             MASTER IN ORGANIZATIONAL AND LEADERSHIP PSYCHOLOGY

ORGANIZATIONAL BEHAVIOR:
Content: Individual-group-organization. The bases of individual behavior. Abilities, personality, learning.
Individual perceptions and decisions. The importance of perceptions. Factors influencing perception.
Creativity and decision taking. Work values attitudes and satisfaction. Human motivation. Basic concepts,
classical and modern theories. Work motivation in organizational practice. The bases of group behavior.
Group processes. Influence. The working team. Group performances. Communication. Leadership. Power
and politics in organizations. Conflicts.

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LEADERSHIP PSYCHOLOGY
Content: Management – practice and theory. Management schools. The development of management in
Romania. The external environmental of the enterprise. Management agreement. The process of
management and its functions: organizing, coordinating, leading and controlling. Managerial organization,
organizational structures. Informal organization. Decision taking and the process of taking a decision.
Classification of decisions. The stages in decision taking. Economic information and decisions. The role of
specialists in preparing decisions. Communication. Types of communication in an organization.
Negociation. Contradictions in the organizational frame. Conflicts. Solutioning conflicts. Leadership styles.
The features of the manager. Selecting and assessing managers in Romania. Psychological counseling of
managers.

ORGANIZATIONAL CHANGES AND DEVELOPMENT
Content: The organization as a system. The organization in social environmental. Organizational
development – theory and method. The life and evolution of organizations. The dynamic of organizational
changes. The strategy of increasing and development. Vertical and horizontal development. The planned
and organized change. The spontaneous change. Resistance to change. Individual and interpersonal
barriers. The comfort zone. Organizational blocking. Developing through change and change developing.
The effects and consequences of development.


GROUP PSYCHOPATHOLOGY
Content: The relationship between the mycrogroup and the personality. Configuration and
intercommunication in mycrogroups. Ethical and moral rules. Individual ethical norms. The ideal ethical
norm. The problem of the role of the group leader. Information and distortion in the group. Disorders: the
hysteric, paranoiac, hytertimical, amoral, anxious, depressive, schizoid, psychastenic members of the
group. The sintalitary norm and characterial variance. Group perturbancies through semantic problems.
The distortion of perception and interpersonal relationships. Maladive stages in-group
intercommunication.


ORGANIZATIONAL DIAGNOSIS
Content: Analyzing the organization as a system. The diagnosis of the functioning of organizational
structures. SWOT analyasis. Diagnostic of strategic advantages. The market positioning. Personnel
structure diagnosis. Human potential diagnosis. Informational system diagnosis. Organizational climate
diagnosis. Work motivation an attitude diagnosis. Organizational blocking diagnosis. Diagnostic and
prognoses.


INTERVENTIONS IN ORGANIZATIONAL SYSTEMS
Content: Intervention techniques in organizational system systems in cooperating versus competing
situations. Unloial competing between the organization departments. Intervention techniques in
organizational systems in the situation of limited resources. Intervention techniques in communication
related problems. Intervention techniques in situation of negociation. Intervention techniques in
organizational systems in the condition of solving problems and taking decisions. Intervention techniques
in conflictual situations.


PERSONNEL SELECTION AND ASSESSMENT


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Content: Work analysis. Personnel selection. School orientation. Professional orientation. Professional
monograph. Professional selection. The principles of psychological assessment. The qualities of
psychological assessment. Criteria of professional efficiency. Types of criteria for assessing work
performance. Personnel decision. Decision and predictability. Utility and benefits. Tayler – Russel tables.
Using information given by several predictors. Assessing performances. Instruction guides. The main
methods of professional instruction.


The MANAGEMENT OF HUMAN RESOURCES
Content: Terms. Organizational features employee features. The role of HRM. The role of operative
leaders. The role of the personnel departments. History of HRM. Development of HRM in the context of
Market economy. The characteristics of HRM in Romania. Strategic management - the strategy of HR.
Organizational changes. Cultural and behavioral values. HR planning: activity analysis, matching
profession with personality, the needs of the job market, personal inventory, planning of individual
careers. Psychological analysis of the work, establishing medical, social, psychological criteria for a job.
Enriching the content of the activity. Assessing an activity. Classifying the employees. Work motivation:
strategy, politics and practice in motivation. Assuring resources. Appreciating performance. Developing
human resources. The system of industrial relations. The informational system of personal. International
HRM.


ORGANIZAITONAL CULTURE
Content: The impact of cultural factors in organizational structures. Cultural dimensions of management.
Cultural dimensions: individualism, collectivism, distances to power. Everyday practices. Changes of
values. Organizational culture as a learned way of thinking. The creators of organizational culture.
Diagnostic implication of the model of organizational culture. Mechanisms and errors.

ORGANIZATIONAL INTERCULTURALITY
Content: Interculturality. Multiculturality. Terminology clarifications. Speech and communication in
intercultural context. Learning intercultural communication. Identity versus alterity. Cultural convergence
versus divergence. The role of culture in studying organizational environmental. The targets of research in
the psychology of organizational interculturality. Organizational strategies as result of cultural opening.
Social representations and intercultural contacts. The role of stereotypes and organizational memory in
intercultural communication. Intercultural psychology applied in education, organizational environment,
multinational corporation and international negociation.



Differential Psychology
Year II
Type of course: Compulsory
Objectives: Offering general basic theoretical notions from an informational point of view.
Contents: Type of Psychological Exams. Methodological Principles in using Psychological Methods. Basic
Principles in Making Psychological Profiles. General Problems of Personality. Differential Aspects of
Personality. Evolution Aspects of the Personality.


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Year II, Semester I
Type of course: Compulsory
Objectives: To create for the students a solid basis in theory and praxis of specific problems of human
psychology, following the stages of psychic development in ontogenesis (adolescence, youth, maturity,
and regression). To stimulate acquisition of the essential concepts in the field and to understand the
phenomenology and characteristic of each stage. To allow interdisciplinary correlation of Age psychology.
Contents: Preadolescence. Adolescence. Youth. Maturity. The Age of Regression.
Family Psychology
                                            Year III, Semester II
Type of the courses: Optional
Objectives: Introducing terminology related to family psychology. Introducing types of families marriage /
couple counseling, the functioning of a family, relationships in a family, family planning.
Contents: Objectives. Tasks. Specific Methods in family Psychology. Love – the Essential condition of a
Married Couple. The Family. The Function of the Family. Authority and Identity. The Components of the
Family. The Universe of the Family Marriage – a Necessity. Modern Couples. Factors and Causes that
can lead to the Dissolution of the Family. Legitimacy of the Family. Psycho-Socio-Educational Assistance
of the Family.




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                         SOCIAL WORK DEPARTMENT




         Sociology
The object of study an the problematic of general sociology. The category of the sociology. Personality
and culture. The social group. The social stratification. Communication as a social fact. Fundamental
social process: socio-professional integration. The socio-professional mobility. The socio-professional
fluctuation. The deviance and the dynamic equilibrum of the society. Methods, techniques and procedures
in the social research of the social space.

        Social statistics
The fundamental concepts of statistics. Average parameters of random variables. Variable parameters of
random variables. Statistical study of “cause-effect relationship” between psycho-social variables. The
theory of verification of the statistical assumption regarding the psycho-social variables. Elements of
information theory with applications in psychology, sociology and social work.

       Computers science
The theoretical basis of computerized data processing. Data organization in the computerized process.
The architecture of electronic computing systems. Personal computers. The logic of computer‟s
programming. Operating in “BASIC”; Computers network. Trends in computer‟s usage.

          Psychology Applied to Social Work
The identity of psychology as a science. The object, methods and branches of psychology. The
sensations. The perceptions. Learning – Pavlov‟s researches, learning‟s theory. The memory. Intelectual
activities and languages. The motivations. The attention. The emotion. The personality: sleep and
vigilance. Humanistic Psychology.


         Ecology
The concept of ecology. Life and its resources – energy and matter. Nature as a system. The ecosystem.
The concept of homeostasis, feed-back and self-adjustement. Society – an artificial ecosystem.
Adaptation to the natural and social environment. The man unity as a biological and social human being.
The ecological and social crises.

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         Theory an Practice in Social Work
Changing, social worker rol in the changing process. Community categories, the purpose of community
development. Need assessment in the community. Social work values. Communication‟s worker. Problem
solving process: stages. The management of self.


         Knowledge about religion
A survey of some of the main beliefs and practice of Christianity and other major world religions, with
specific reference to social and humanistic issues such as the dignity of the human person, attitudes
towards groups with special needs, the basis and framework of social involvment.


         Family and Children Law. Labor Laws and Social Care
The law concept: the law relationship with morality, religion, politics, humanism and social work. The law
system. Underage and at age unable person in relation with the civil act and with the criminal act.
Person which need protection. The Human Rights Institution. The International Treaty of Civil Rights. The
Conventions of Human Rights. Human Rights and Romanian Constitution. Synthesis regarding regulation
and systematization of human rights at the national and international level. The marriage problem: the
divorce, the adoption, the guardianship, the state children allowance and other types of support.

        Social psychology
The object of social psychology. The history of social psychology as a science. The person in social
psychology. The statutes and roles of a person. Interpersonal relationships. The psychology in small
groups. Psychological aspects of the motivation. Behaviors and human activities in group settings. Large
groups and mass phenomena. Methods in social psychology.


         Child Development Stages
The history of interest in this domain. The development and stages concepts. The development
psychology. Development psychology and biology. System and Organization. Development psychology
and biology: genotype / phenotype, sensitive periods; sociobiology. Development psychology and
miscellaneous theories. The Genetical Psychology, Psychoanalysis, Erikson, Margaret Mahler,
Functionalism, Behaviorism, The theory of social learning, The Theory of Cognitive Development. The
early development of the body, considering the interaction with the environment. The development during
the prenatal period. The reproduction biology. Phenotype and Genotype. Prenatal development periods:
zygote period, embryo, fetus. Physical and motor development. The nervous system‟s organization.
Subdivisions of the nervous system. The brain‟s maturation. Laterality. The new-born‟s evaluation.The
organization of the maturation process. Creatty‟s model on the behavior‟s organization.
Physical maturation: weight, height. Dentition. The body‟s temperature.

        Family Psychology
General concept about the family micro-group (history, philosophies, couple). The family as a system.
Eco-mapping, family genogram. The cycles of the family life. Methodological views in assessing the family
micro-group. The level of basic needs. The affective levels of a family micro-group. The psychodynamic of
the family roles. Family inter-communion. Interaction and family relationships. Parental substitutes.
Adoption. Foster care and family. Divorce. Conflict. Abuse. Diagnosis family psychology.

        Communication Factors
Defining aspects of the term “communication”: language, spoken and written. The human – being who
communicates through speech. Communication and social interaction. The rules of an effective
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communication. Communication skills for the social worker as master of communication. Negotiation and
compromise: forms of conflict prevention and resolving. Characteristics of the adult / child interactions vs.
adult / adult. Social distance. Social work communication with different social categories of clients.
Communication within the multidisciplinary team. Deficiencies in communication: inter-professional,
professional intervention, at work place. Counseling – social work intervention that requires special
communication skills. Forms of communication: total message (empathy, non verbal, verbal language),
contextual communication.

         Psychology of the People with Special Needs.
The course is presenting different philosophies concerning the approach of persons with special needs.
The community model is presented in opposition with the medical model according with different types of
special work. Social work practice with different groups. The legislation as framework is presenting as a
positive and negative aspect of intervention.

         Methods Used in Social Work
Assessment in social work. Some orientations in social work – diagnosis, psycho – social, functionalism.
Intervention in crises. Family‟s intervention – methods and techniques. Counseling in social work. Social
work practice with different groups. Respecting the person‟s individuality. The client‟s rights of auto-
determination. Confidentiality – essential value in social work. Intervention methods. Implementing the
roles. Encouraging. Raising the client‟s awareness. Socialization an the client‟s support network.
Teamwork – specific feature of social work. The competition issue. Methods of planning and coordination
of professionals. The closing in social work. Referring, transferring and ending the relationship with the
client.

        History of Social Work
Evolution of the social and biological basis of the human helping response. Human specie between
cooperation and aggression. Forms of social work in the antiquity. “Love your neighbor as thyself”. The
Christian influence on the human interpersonal relationships. The beginnings of the modern social work.
The Elizabethan laws of the poor. Evolution of the legislation in the 17 th and 18th centuries in England.
Development of the private social work. The beginnings of social work in SUA. Development of family
Social Work, the orphan, the abandoned, neglected and abused child. Development of the social work
with adults and poor children. Development of social work with the unemployed. Development of the
social work with drug and harmful substance addicts. Development of social work with the disabled. Social
work in Romania until the 19th century. Social work in Romania and the law from 14th of July 1930.

        Psychopathology
The object of psychopathology. Genetics, risk factors, vulnerability, prenatal risk. The role of social
support net in psychopathology. Normality, abnormality, disease from the perspective of psychopathology.
Psychic disturbance and its consequences. Psychiatric nosology, classification systems and diagnosis.
Psychopathology symmptomatology. Physical disturbances during childhood. Physical disturbances
during adulthood. The psychological factors of therapy.

         Social Politics
Introduction. The concept of social policy. Welfare as aim of the social policy. Economy and welfare.
Types of economy. The mechanisms of welfare in the market economy. Structures and resources. Models
of a welfare state. The market economy and the socialist economy. Evaluation of the social policies of
welfare. Methods of increasing the efficiency of social policies. Increasing the welfare state. Ways of
coming out of crisis. Poverty – theories and factors. Income distribution. Theories of poverty. Social
benefits. Modalities of organizing the social benefits system in Romania. Social work services: functions
and characteristics. Social work in Romania. Social Work based on means testing. Evaluation criteria.
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Disturbances. Social policies regarding population and family. Social Work through specializing policies.
Child protection policy in Romania. Possibilities of changing the system. Social policies in the Eastern
Europe in the transition phase. National and international conditions. Social policies in the transitory
Romania. Limitations and perspectives.

          Abuses and Social Work with Abused Persons
Abuse - concept of abuse. Normal childrearing practices. The bond parent – child. Erikson‟s theory
regarding the stages of development of child‟s personality. Theories regarding the stages of development
of the moral conscience in children. Parent‟s education / children‟s needs. Predictive factors,
predisposition factors. Methodological problems in establishing the child abuse. Child abuse as a
progressive process. Violence in child rearing. Issues of child abuse. Clinical sign of the abuse. Types of
abuse, medical interventions. Role of the social worker. Sexual and physical child abuse. Child abuse in
institutions. Therapeutic approach of the abused child. Psychiatric and psychotherapeutic aspects of the
parents who abuse their children. Aspects of the disturbance of the parent – child relationship.

          Lab for Skills Modeling
Introduction – organizing an instruction group. Short history of group activity. Types of groups and
differential interventions. The assertive technique in an educative group. Values specific to intervention at
the group level. Evaluation of the necessities and possibilities of a group activity at the level of the practice
placements. Solving problems groups – specific intervention techniques. Making decisions groups –
brainstorming, group discussion technique. Groups of mutual help – role play – parents of handicapped
children. Four stages of the activity of developing a group. The role and the place of the social worker in
the functioning of the group. Group cohesion and the process of making decisions. Social workers
abilities: involving, supporting, coordination of the process and the dynamics of the groups. Roles of the
group leader. The authoritarian and democratic model.

        Social Work with Families
Family as a system. The distribution and the realization of the roles within the family – communication with
the family. Family‟s Social Work. The role of social worker. The legislation for the protection of family.
Violence within the family. Ways to conciliate conflicts. Family counseling practice. Divorce


         Adoption, Foster care, Placement and Institutionalizing Alternatives
The course is aimed to describe the maltreatment of abandoned children. The abandonment of children is
presented as an emotional break, which stops the normal development of the child. The practical aspects
and quality of the necessary services are following the good understanding of the phenomena. The
course emphasizes an the same view the differences between good an bad practices.

         Family planning
General framework of the family planning and contraception. Population aspects or family planning.
Demographical indicators. Present and future of demographical trends. Social politics and law‟s aspects in
family planning. Menstrual cycle. Bio-psychological and cultural aspects. Problematical and pathological
aspects. Menopause. Fecundation. Pregnancy diagnosis. Pregnancy. Normal and pathological bio-
psychological aspects. Risk pregnancy. Hygiene during pregnancy. Normal and pathological birth.
Childbed. Suckling. Childbed‟s and suckling hygiene. Contraception – physiological, pharmacological and
methodological aspects. Sterility – prophylaxis, diagnosis and treatment. Abortion. Bio – psychological
aspects . Alternatives for the prophylaxis. Diagnosis and treatment. Abortion: bio-psychological aspects.
Alternatives for the request abortion. The intervention in abortion cases. Health education and family


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planning. Principles of adult education. Educational objectives. Ways of dealing with family planning
services. Community Model and Clinical Model. The integrating system of family planning.

         Probation counseling
Introduction in probation. Institutions of penal law. Intervention of probation in pre-penitentiary.
Intervention of probation in penitentiary. Intervention of probation in community. Intervention of probation
officer. Group counseling in probation. Family counseling. Counseling victims.

        Social Work in School
The school. Types of organizational structures. Romanian educational system. School as an institution.
The development of human personality. Specific types of activities taking place within the school.
Learning – the dominant type of activity in school. The teaching process. Phenomena specific to school
groups. Types of children which need social work in school. Ways of social work intervention within the
school. Working with families. Professional and educational counseling for assisted children. The
personality of the social worker who works within the school.

          Psycho – sexology
The frame of the discipline. Alternative definitions. Relation with other disciplines. Methods of investigation
of human sexuality. Anatomical and physiological notions regarding the feminine and masculine
reproductive apparatus. The genetic, neuro-endocrine and psycho-physiological determination of genders.
Normal and pathological psychosexual development. Sexuality and life cycles. Marital dysfunction and
failure. Divorce. The cycle of sexual response. Sexual dysfunctions. Psychological and behavioral
problems associated with sexual preferences and development. Therapeutic aspects of dysfunctions.
Disturbances and deviance in the psychosexual field. Sexual education. Principles and methods.

         Social Work for people with special needs
Social Work – the new concept of handicap, problems with terminology. The human needs – general
(Maslow, Allard) and special. The philosophy of the social work for people with special needs – normality,
integration, degrees of integration. Rehabilitation – equalization of the chances. Rights for people with
special needs. Positive approach – general overview of the person. Increasing the quality of life – the aim
of the social work. Writing a project regarding setting up a service in order to improve the quality of life
people with handicap. Counseling for parents with children with special needs.

          Management in Social Work
Social Work and Management – short history, some main principles. The social worker as administrator –
the attitude of the administrator, ethical behavior. The process of making decisions – specific techniques
and ways, evaluation of the decisions. Financial activity and management – types of budget, financial
planning. Organizing for services delivery, structural factors of the organization. Human factors of the
organization. Activities in Councils and Committees – advantages, values and conflicts of the leadership.
Leading a team – team‟s characteristics. Values and conflicts of leadership. Motivation and satisfaction of
the profession – theories of motivation. Supervision – a dual process. Basic principles of supervision,
models of supervision, improving the supervision process.

         Research Methods in Social Work
The steps of social investigation: concepts, dimensions, indicators. Establishing the objectives, defining
the hypotheses of research, types of formulating hypotheses. The sampling: the random method, the
ratios method. The observation technique: direct observation, indirect observation. The data processing:
encoding, contents analysis. The analysis of cause: teaching the test variable. The questionnaire:
definition, elaboration, types. Types of questions: closed, open, introductory, linking, control questions.
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Modes of administering the questionnaire – self administering, test with an operator, problems raised by
operators. The structure of the questionnaire, functions, effects of some questions. Sociometry, the socio-
metric test. Methods of elaboration the socio-matrix, the socio-target. The poll, the investigation and
cross-examination. Epistemological delimitations. The experiment: a way of meeting social phenomena

         Community development
Introduction – community development and organizing. Explaining the terminology. Community –
definitions and concept classifications. The roles of a community development. The “ALINSKY” model.
Strategies and tactics. The development of a problem. Coalition organizing. The planning process.
Community services.

         Social Work for the Disadvantaged Ethnic Groups
Introduction – overview on various types of ethnical an minority groups. Analysis of the ethnical and
minority amongst the students. Exercises of raising awareness regarding the identification with an ethical
or minority group. Privileges due to belonging to a certain class, race, sex. Majority class, minority class.
Inter – cultural practices – especially amongst the Gipsy minority. Ethnical cultures – especially amongst
the Gipsy minority. Social work amongst different cultures. The importance of race and ethnicity in social
work. Social-work – assessment, communication, intervention in ethnical or minority groups. Intervention
in minority groups – especially amongst the Gipsy minority.

         Human rights
An introduction to the history of human rights. A brief analysis of the major international human rights
documents. A survey of the main of human rights. A presentation of the principal international and
national mechanisms for promoting and defending human rights. An interaction with some of the
dilemmas and criticisms related to the philosophy and implementation of human rights.

         Theories in Social Work
Introduction - a classification of the theories in Social Work. The Psychoanalytic tradition in Social Work.
Behaviorism in Social Work. Seeking a significance for actions. The client – centered orientation. The
orientation centered on awareness. The revolutionary orientation in Social Work. The theory of systems.
The theory of communication. The “Ego” Psychology in Social Work. The functionalist orientation in Social
Work. The intervention in crisis – theories and methods. The family orientation in Social Work. The
revision of the main theories. The role of the theory in the social worker activity.

       Practice
The practice is a part of this educational program. The practice offers the opportunity to apply the
knowledge, skills and values studied and developed in the theoretical course.
Durring the practice activity, the student is able to establish connections between theory an practice, to
use the knowledge guided by the supervisor of the institution where the student is doing the practical
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                       DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION SCIENCES




SENIOR LECTURER LUMINITA BEJAN, PH.D -head of department
         Fields of interests education for democracy, intercultural education, ecology education, sociology
of education, general pedagogy
Syllabus
         Course title: Education for Democracy
         Code: UJ1211 Credit units: 4 Field: Sciences of Education
         Specializations: Pedagogy Level of study: I Type: Compulsory
         Year of study: First year, 2nd semester, 14 weeks, 2h lecture and 14 seminar weekly,
Main aims of the course: understanding the main concepts, principles and the fundamental values of
democracy; developing the critical democratic thinking and the democratic attitudes, based of human
rights and democratic practices; enabling students with the strategies for citizenship: developing sources
for exercise critical thinking and developing democratic attitudes; to assimilate democratic learning
strategies; developing communication and cooperation skills under the conditions of acceptance of the
pluralism;
Course content (main topics): democratic institutions and practices; the concept of power and the
involvement of the citizens in getting the power; relationship between citizen and state - and expression of
democratic attitude; freedom and equality in the democratic system; voting proceeding - an exercise of a
democratic society; examples of democratic actions in school; active involvement of children and youth in
public community decision;

         Course title: Sociology of Educations
         Code: UJ2209 Credit units: 4 Field: Sciences of Education
         Specialization: Pedagogy Level of study: II Type: Compulsory
         Year of study: second year, 4th semester , 14 weeks, 2h lecture and 14 seminar weekly,
         Previous courses requested: Introduction to Sociology
Main aims of the course: understanding the relationship between the theory of educational action and
the theory of social as base of changing educational practices inside and outside school; analyzing and
evaluating the major components of educational action; enabling with the methodology, approach of
planning, organizing and developing a sociological research of educational phenomena and of educational
process;
Course content (main topics): education and social change; school as social institutions; school as way
for socialize and selection; social variables as factors for school success and failure; classroom as a
social group and its inner relationships; methodological issues in sociological research in education.



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PROFESSOR DOREL UNGUREANU, Ph. D.
Fields of interest: theory of curriculum, educational evaluation/ assessment, comparative education
learning disabilities, integrated education, educational communication

         Course title: Foundation of Education
         Code: UJ 1101 Credit units: 4 Field: Sciences of Educations
         Specialization: Pedagogy Level of study: I Type: compulsory
         Year of study: First Year , 1st semester, 14 weeks , 2h lecture weekly,
         Previous courses requested: none (first course)
Main aims of the course: basic understanding of the concepts, of specific roots, of reality and diversity of
contemporary educations, main conditioning, social areas of modern educations (philosophy, sociology‟
biology, psychology, economy, etc.);
Course content (main topics): historical evolution of education as a practice, main educational theories,
pedagogy as a science, biological background of educations, psychological framing of educations, impact
of the social and economic factors in modern educations;

         Course title: The Theory of Curriculum
         Code: UJ1202 Credit units: 5 Field: Sciences of educations
         Specializations: Pedagogy         Level of study: I     Type: Compulsory
         Year of study: First year, 2 nd semester, 14 weeks, 2hlecture and 1h seminar weekly,

         Previous courses request: Foundation of Educations
Main aims of the course: complete understanding of the concepts of curriculum and its advantage and
relevance is modern educations; efficient training of students bin curriculum current practice: conceiving,
constructing, changing, assessing, and adapting the curriculum;
Course content (main topics ): etymology, history definitions and main dimensions of curriculum; main
theories and ways of conceiving the curriculum; types, environments, cycle and areas in the curriculum ,
curricular papers (study plans , syllabus) and materials;

         Course title: Theory and Practice of Evaluations in Educations
         Code: UJ 2205        Credit units: 5    Field: Sciences of Educations
         Specialization: Pedagogy         Level of study: I    Type: Compulsory
         Year of study: Second year, 4th semester, 14 weeks, 2h lecture and 1h seminar weekly,
         Previous courses request: Foundation of Educations, Theory of Curriculum , Theory and
         Methodology of Teaching
Main aims of the course:
Deep understanding of evaluation and its specific marks, in educations (concepts, types, functions,
operations, strategies, distinction, between evaluations, and assessment); developing practical abilities in
adapting assessment according to new requests , mastering of all techniques of assessment;
Course content ( main topics): the concept of evaluation in society and its impact in educations;
different conceptions on evaluations in educations; phases/ stages of educational evaluation ;
methodology and technology of evaluations; docimology and its perspective in modern evaluations



        Course title: Integrated Educations
        Code: UJ426 Credit units: 5 Field: Sciences of Educations
        Specializations: Pedagogy Level of study: II          Type: Compulsory
        Year of study: Fourth year, 8th semester ( 10 weeks), 2h lecture and 1h seminar weekly
Previous courses request: Theory of Curriculum, Theory and Methodology of Teaching, Theory and
Practice of Evaluations, Educations of Children with special Needs


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Main aims of the course: Understanding the philosophy and legitimacy of integrations as a general
steam, including educations and its key concepts; knowledge of principles, forms, phases and techniques
of educational integration programs in integrated/inclusive schools.
Course content (main topics): History of the ideas of integration in society and school; premises of
educational integration; main concepts of integrations : the resources of integrations :difficulties in the
practice of integrations; world geography of contemporary educations integrations.

READER EMIL SURDU, PH. D
Fields of interests: sociology of educations, human relations, philosophy of educations, educational
science

        Course title: Educational Philosophy
        Code: UJ 2110 Credit units: 4 Field; Sciences of Education
        Specializations: Pedagogy Level of study: I               Type: Compulsory
        Year of Study: Second year, 3rd semester, 14 weeks, 2h lecture weekly,
        Previous courses requested: Foundations of Education
Main aims of courses: understanding the philosophical foundation of educational theory and practice;
understand the “metaphysics” of educational activity; to know the categorical structure of a possible
philosophical issue of education;
Course content ( main topics ): educational philosophy in the context of “ educational sciences system”
; philosophical significance of the educational activity; educational activity – a regional anthology;
educational epistemology – between “doxa “ and “episteme” ; “ the movement of educational activity “ ;
educational activity and social order ; education in accordance with the nature – education in accordance
with society;

READER CONSTANTIN STRUNGA, PH.D
Fields of interests: experimental pedagogy, methodology in pedagogical research, psycho-pedagogy of
the family , educational politics

         Course title: Psycho- pedagogy of the Family
         Code: UT 4204 Credit units: 4 Field: Sciences of Educations
         Specialization: Pedagogy Level of Study: II           Type: Compulsory
         Year of study: Third year , 6th semester , 14 weeks, 2h lecture weekly,
         Previous courses requested: Foundations of Education, Theory of Education
Main aims of course: understanding of the main concepts and issue of the psycho-pedagogy of the
family, its inter – disciplinary approach; developing skills to analyze an educational situation and its
implications , to analyze an educational situation and its implications , to analyze family as an educational
environment;
Course content (main topics): the family as educational environment; educational climate in family ; the
function of family ; its routes for the development of the child ; types of parental roles; parental styles and
their impact to the child ; educational mistakes of the parents-descriptions; typology; relation family-
school;

        Course title: Educational Politics
        Code: UJ4107         Credit units:5 Field: Sciences of Education
        Specialization: Pedagogy Level of study: II          Type: Compulsory
        Year of study: Fourth, 7th semester, 14 weeks, 2h lecture and 1h seminar weekly
Previous courses requested: Theory of Curriculum, Theory and Methodology of Teaching, Theory and
Practice of Evaluation, Adult Education, Educational Management
Main aims of the course: understanding the specific concepts, the contexts that influenced different
trends in educational policies, the factors that might influence the decision makers in educational field;

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developing the ability to draw up a program of educational policy; developing the capacity of analyzing a
political program of educational reform
Course content (main topics): the concept of “ policy” applied to the educational field; educational
politics in Romania and in other countries; political dimension of education ; levels of democracy in
education; centralize vs. decentralize vs. autonomy, public vs. private in educational systems; educational
reform.

READER ION AL. DUMITRU, PH.D
Fields of interests: educational psychology, educational counseling, methods and techniques for effective
learning and critical thinking development, psychology of personality, educational management, general
pedagogy

        Course title: Educational Psychology
        Code: UJ 2106 Credit units: 10            Field: Sciences of Education
        Specialization: Pedagogy Level of study: II                 Type: Compulsory
        Year of study: Second year, 3     rd and 4th semester, 14 weeks, 2h lecture and 1h seminar

        weekly,
        Previous courses requested: Foundation of Education, General psychology
Main aims of the course: understanding the psychological aspects, of educational activity and their using
in concrete situations; building up communication skills with pupils for a rapid , deep and durable learning;
Course content (main topics): the pupil and his learning activity; the status of pupil; aspects of
psychological development and their educational implications; adult learner ; human learning ; learning
theories , paradigms and models ; intellectual potential and learning process; learning styles ; learning by
cooperation; success and failure in educational activity ; psychological teacher‟s training; managerial issue
of educational activity; strategies for motivating pupil for an efficient learning;


         Course title: Educational Management
         Code: UJ 3207 Credit units: 10 Field: Sciences of Education
         Specialization: Pedagogy Level of study: II Type: Compulsory
         Year of study: Third year, 6th semester, 14 weeks, 2h lecture
         Previous courses request: Foundations of Education, Educational Psychology, Sociology
         of Education,

Main aims of the course: understanding the main issue regarding the management of an institution , of
the teaching-learning processes and of the classroom; developing skills for implementing changes and
innovations in education;
Course content (main topics): educational management: content and characteristics; school as
organizations; managerial project of school: structure and function; the teacher as a manager ; the
management of teaching-learning processes; classroom management; managements of changes and
innovations and educations;

        Course title: Educational Counseling
        Code: UJ 4212 Credit units: 6        Field: Sciences of Education
        Specialization: Pedagogy       Level of study: II      Type: Compulsory
        Previous courses requested: Psychology, Educational Psychology, Education of the
        Children with Special Needs, Learning Difficulties
Main aims of the course: knowledge of the main aspects regarding the theory and the practical basis of
the activities of educational counseling; developing skills for counseling pupil, parents and teachers;
understanding the specificity of counseling, advising and guiding pupils to choose their educational and
professional career.

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Course content (main topics): educational counseling and support: necessity, content, issue; main
approaches in educational counseling, techniques for counsel in educations; educational counselor: tasks,
competencies, responsibilities , ethical issue; counseling, advising and guiding pupils to choose their
educational and professional career

SENIOR LECTURER ELENA DANCIU, PH.D
Fields of interests: e theory and the methodology of teaching , the educations of the children with special
needs, universal and Romanian history of pedagogy , the methodics of teaching educational science,
methods of teaching adults

          Course title: The History of Universal Pedagogy
          Code : UJ1103           Credit units: 5 Field: Sciences of Education
          Specialization: Pedagogy Level of study: I Type: Compulsory
          Year of study: first year, 1st semester , 14 weeks, 2h lecture and 1h seminar weekly
          Previous courses requested: Foundations of Education
Main aims of the course: understanding the educational phenomena in its main moments of evolutions ;
understanding the context and the rational of elaborating the pedagogical concepts, theories, ideas , laws,
norms and so on , as effort of explaining and improving the educational activity.
Course content (main topics): educations, school and ideas about education in Antiquity; education and
educational system in Europe during Renaissance and the Reform Period; elaboration of modern theories
regarding the education and the restructuring of the educational system; the beginning of pedagogy as
scientific discipline in 19 century; new ideas as opposition to the traditional pedagogy; evolution of
education, pedagogy and educational system in the second part of the 20 century;

         Course title: The History of Romanian Pedagogy
         Code: UJ 1103 Credit units: 5 Field: Sciences of Education
         Specialization: Pedagogy Level of study: I Type: Fundamental
         Year of study: First year, 2nd semester, 14 weeks, 2h lecture and 1h seminar weekly,
         Previous courses requested: The History of Universal Pedagogy

Main aims of the course: understanding the evolutions of the educational phenomena in the Carpatho-
Danubius area ; comparing this evolutions with the European one by pointing out the similarities and the
Romanian specificity‟s; understanding the particularities of the educational crisis in the second part of 20
century;
Course content (main topics): education and the educational system in Romania in the 15 - 16
centuries ; the Enlightenment in the Romanian Countries: modern organizations of the educational system
and the setting up of pedagogy as educational science ; new trends in developing education and
Romanian pedagogy at the beginning of 20 century and in the period between the two World Wars; the
difficulties and the decreasing of the Romanian pedagogy in the second part of 20 century;


        Course title : The Theory and Methodology of Teaching
        Code: UJ 2104 Credit units : 5 Field: Sciences ofEducation
        Specialization: Pedagogy       Level of study: I Type: Compulsory
        Year of study: Second year, 3rd semester , 14 weeks , 2h lecture and 1h seminar weekly ,
        Previous courses requested: Foundations of Education, Theory of Curriculum,
Main aims of the course: systematic and dynamic analyses of the teaching and learning modern
didactical approaches of the main teaching and learning issues; enabling students with the main
techniques and methods for active teaching and learning : avoiding the negatives and theoretical, actional
stereotypes;

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Course content (main topics): educational environments and their impact on educational system ;
general issue of teaching – learning process; the normativity of the educational process; the methodology
for active teaching ; educational means – the impact of the new
Technologies in education; the impact of teaching and learning strategies upon scholar outcomes;

         Course title: Education of Children with Special Needs
         Code: UJ 3103 Credit units: 4 Field: Sciences of Education
         Specializations: Pedagogy                Level of study: II    Type: Compulsory
         Year of study : Third year, 5 th semester, 14 weeks, 2h lecture weekly,

         Previous courses requested: General Psychology, Speech Therapy

Main aims of course: understanding of the main concepts and of the general issue elements of the child
with special needs; understanding of the cause of these deficiencies and their actional, social and
behavioral ways of manifestation ; the initiating in the main psycho-educational tendencies of therapy in
order to remedy , improve of compensate these deficiencies;
Course content (main topics): children with special needs between conceptuality and reality; children
with intellectual deficiency-children with liminal intellect, idiot children , children with Down syndrome,
gifted children; educational and recuperating problematic of children with hearing deficiency; the
specificity of education of the children with seeing deficiency ;classic and modern in educational therapy
of the autist children , Aberger syndrome, X-fragile syndrome; the specificity of approaching the child with
affective problems;

LECTURER LUCICA SILVIA, PH.D
Field of interests: pre-school and primary school pedagogy, esthetics, logic, philosophy of education

         Course title: Pedagogy of Nursery School and Primary Education
         Code: UJ 3104      Credit units: 5 Field: Sciences of Education
         Specialization: Pedagogy Level of study: II          Type: Compulsory
         Year of study: Third year, 5 th semester , 14 weeks, 2h lecture and 1h seminar weekly,

         Previous courses requested: Foundations of Education, Theory of Curriculum, Theory and
         Methodology of Teaching

Main aims of the course: To understand the specificity of the educational process at the preschool and
primary level; to understand how important is an adequate educational approach at these ages; to know
the new trends in nursery education and primary education from the point of the view reform;
Course content (main topics): Didactic principles in preschool education; the specificity of the
methodological approach of the evaluation, of the game as main educational activity in childhood,
relationship between nursery school and primary school;

LECTURER SIMONA SAVA PH. D
Fields of interests: adult education , distance education , educational management, sociology of education
, pedagogy of higher education , psycho-pedagogy of the family

         Course title: Adult Education
         Code: UJ 3206 Credit units: 5 Field: Sciences of Education
         Specializations: Pedagogy Level of study: II Type: Compulsory
         Year of study: Third, 6th semester (14 weeks), 2h lecture and 1h seminar weekly
         Previous courses requested: Theory of Curriculum, Theory and Methodology of Teaching,
         Theory and Practice of Evaluation.



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Main aims of the course: understanding the role and the importance of adult education in the learning
society, the specific of learning in adulthood, of the didactical approaches in the dialing with the adults;
developing to the students abilities and skills of using the main methods of teaching, the techniques of
identifying the learns, needs , of counseling and advising the adults<initiating the students in the issue of
managing of an adult education institution, of programs and courses for adults.
Course content (main topics): key concepts in adult education , the main historical events in the
evolutions of adult education at national and international level, the challenges for adult education in the
learning society, comparative approaches in adult education, domains of action in adult education,
according with the needs of the different target groups and with the different functions and aims of
educational intervention; learning and adulthood , methodology of teaching to adults, key competencies of
the trainer of adults; the management of an adult education institution , of the programs for adults; adult
education in Romania: actual situation and trends of development.



         Course title: Distance Education
         Code: UJ4103 Credit units:5 Field: Sciences of Education
         Specialization: Pedagogy Level of study: II Type: Compulsory
         Year of study: Fourth, 7th semester (14 weeks) , 2h lecture and 1h seminar weekly
         Previous courses requested: Theory of Curriculum, Theory and Methodology of
         Teaching, Theory and Practice of Evaluation, Adult Education, Educational Management

Main aims of the course: understanding the specificity of distance education as educational alternative,
of its potential , advantages and limits ; initiating the future specialists in educational sciences in the
specificity of elaboration of the learning materials for successful learning at distance, even for on-line
teaching and learning; understanding the potential of each educational technology used for teaching and
communicating at distance and developing the skills for using term, of counseling, advising , tutoring and
evaluating the students learning at distance; developing the skills for mediate, asincron teaching.
Course content (main topics): key concepts: distance education/ learning, open education/ learning; the
main historical events and the impact of a new technology for communication in the evolution for the
distance education; comparative experiences in distance education ; the specificity of teaching, learning
and evaluation at distance both in “classical “way and on-line ; the facilities and limits the telematic tools
for teaching and communicating at distance; tutorial support, the management of a course designed and
delivered at distance.

         Course title: Pedagogy of Higher Education
         Code: UJ4204 Credit units:5 Field: Sciences and Education
         Specialization: Pedagogy Level of study: II Type: Compulsory
         Year of study: Fourth, 8th semester (10 weeks), 2h lecture and 1h seminar weekly
         Previous courses requested: Theory of Curriculum, Theory and Methodology of Teaching,
         Theory and Practice of Evaluation, Adult Education , Educational Management

Main aims of the course: understanding the role and the challenges for higher education in the learning
society; understanding the specificity of the autonomy and academic freedom of the universities ;
knowledge of the profile of competencies of an university teacher and the specificity of the academic
career, developing skills of interacting with students in seminars; understanding the specificity of the
different types of lectures ; understanding the specificity of the different dimensions of the management of
an higher education institution.
Course content (main topics):the main historical steps in the evolution of the universities; reflections on
the role and main challenges for the universities in the postmodern and learning society; autonomy and
academic freedom, the functions of the universities ; the university teachers :profile of competencies ,

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types of professors; the students; characteristics, types of students, the specificity of their learning ;
lectures , seminars, others theaching and scientificactivities in university: types, issue in designing and
hooding them; the management of and higher education institution, the actual situation of higher
education system in Romania.




ASSISTANT RAMONA PALOS, PH.D
Field of interests: adult education, educational psychology


ASSISTANT DANIELA MOTIU
Fields of interests :theory of curriculum, theory and methodology of teaching, general pedagogy


ASSISTANT MARIANA CRASOVAN
Fields of interests: general pedagogy, theory and methodology of teaching


ASSISTANT TODORUT DORU
Field of interests: adult education

All the teachers from the Educational Sciences Department are involved in providing the pedagogical
support at the Department of Pre-service Teachers‟ Training inside the University .This support consists,
according with the activities this department monitors, of doing the examination from pedagogical point of
the view for all there steps a teacher from the pre-university level has to pass during his didactical career;
providing the pedagogical basis during specific post-gradual courses for those graduated which intend to
get the psychopedagogical competence for teaching at pre-university level; providing further education on
specific pedagogical topics for improving, updating and enhancing the didactical competencies for
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                              PSICHOPEDAGOGY SPECIAL




Subject matters: General Psychology
Type of courses: Compulsory
Grade I/ Semester 1 and 2/ Assessment Through Exam
Weekly activity: 2 h Course + 2 h Seminary
Goals:
        - Students advanced understanding of the main characteristics of human psychology
        - Getting the students acquainted with the general topics of the course
        - Stimulating the interest for new structures in modern psychology
Main topics:
        - The identity of psychology as science
        - The psychological genesis
        - Sensorial, cognitive and regulatory processes

Subject matters: Neuropsychologyogy
Type of courses: Compulsory
Grade I/ Semester 1/ Assessment Through Exam
Weekly activity: 2 h Course
Goals:
        - To develop students knowledge of the structure and functions of the human central nervous
           system (C.N.S.)
Main Topics:
        - The origins and development of the C.N.S.
        - Human brain anatomy and psysiology
        - The vegetative nervous system

Subject matters: Statistic for Psychology
Type of courses: Compulsory
Grade I/ Semester 1/ Assessment Through Exam
Weekly activity: 2 h Course + 1 h Seminary
Goals:
        - Integration of basics notions, categories and concepts of the statistic
        - Interpreting psychological, sociological data through statistic methods
        - A close up to the modern ways of data analysis is presented stressing the problem of data
       interpretation; exemples that motivate the usage of statistics are offered
Main Topics:
        - Data grouping
        - Determining Major Statistics Indicators
        - Factorial analysis


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Subject matters: Research Methods in Special Education
Type of courses: Compulsory
Grade I/ Semester 2/ Assessment Through Exam
Weekly activity: 2 h Course + 1 h Seminary
Goals:
        - Introducing the methods of scientific research in Special Education
        - Introducing the students to scientific research in Special Education and its peculiarities and
           critical points
        - To develop contemporary approaches to the research in Specia Education

Main Topics:
       - Methods in Special Research
       - Phases of the research
       - Types of educational research

Subject matters: History of Special Education
Type of courses: Compulsory
Grade I/ Semester 2/ Assessment Through Exam
Weekly activity: 2 h Course
Goals:
        - To reveal main trends in Special Education and Psychology
        - To point the Romanian contributions and important Romanian psychologists involved in
           Special Education
Main Topics:
        - General considerations
        - Modern trends in Special Education
        - The History of Romanian Special Education

Subject matters: Special Psychology
Type of courses: Compulsory
Grade I/ Semester 3 and 24 Assessment Through Exam
Weekly activity: 2 h Course + 2 h Seminary
Goals:
        - To introduce scientific knowledge through which complex phenomena of human personality
           development in the social context could be explained, understood and interpreted
        - To establish the role and the major importance of human relations in individual development
        - To shows the specific of human interactions in society
Main topics:
        - The experiment in Social Psychology
        - Social judgement
        - The homogeneity of out-groups

Subject matters: Introduction in Education Science
Type of courses: Compulsory
Grade I/ Semester 3 and 4/ Assessment Through Exam
Weekly activity: 2 h Course + 1 h Seminary
Goals:
        - Laying the foundation of theoretical and practical knowledge of the students concerning
           specific problems of instruction and education
        - Presenting the general frame of the teaching process
        - Initiation into the modern techniques of instruction and their efficient strategies

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Main Topics:
       - Educability-factors of human development
       - The educational process and its normativity
       - Theory and methods of educational objectives

Subject matters: Developmental Psychology for People with Special Needs
Type of courses: Compulsory
Grade I/ Semester 3 and 4/ Assessment Through Exam
Weekly activity: 1 h Course + 1 h Seminary

Goals:
       - Introducing the basic problems of Developmental Psychology for People with Special Needs
       - To introduce psychological methods for working with children with special needs
       - The significant correlation of the development and psychological special problems
Main Topics:
       - What special needs are?
       - Development and particularities
       - Compensation problems

Subject matters: Cognitive Psychology
Type of courses: Compulsory
Grade I/ Semester 3 and 4/ Assessment Through Exam
Weekly activity: 2 h Course
Goals:
        - Enrichment of the information about cognitive science
        - Clarifying the knowledge about the mental view
        - Diversifying the methods of solving problems, judgement, the architecture of the human
           cognitive system
Main Topics:
        - Psychology and cognitive science
        - The mnetic system
        - Mental imagistic

Subject matters: Psychodiagnosis
Type of courses: Compulsory
Grade I/ Semester 3 and 4/ Assessment Through Exam
Weekly activity: 2 h Course
Goals:
        - To introduce the most important psychometric methods
        - To develop abilities in using psychological tests, assessing and interpreting data, establishing
           diagnosis and school prognosis
        - To introduce especially the methods and tests used in diagnosis of children with special
           needs
Main Topics:
        - The object and the specific problems of Psychodiagnosis
        - Psychodiagnosis methods and techniques
        - Drawing conclusions and capitalizing on psychodiagnosis data

Subject matters: Special Education of Children with Intellectual Deficiency
Type of courses: Compulsory
Grade I/ Semester 5 and 6/ Assessment Through Exam

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Weekly activity: 2 h Course + 1 h Seminary
Goals:
        - To introduce psychology and psychopedagogy of children with Intellectual Deficiency
        - To understand the Intellectual Deficiency, forming and developing abilities for working with
           children with Intellectual Deficiency
        - To introduce knowledge of complex assistance of children with Intellectual Deficiency
Main Topics:
        - Problems of mental deficiency
        - Communication and social integration
        - Psychic processes and functions at children with Intellectual Deficiency
Subject matters: Special Education of Children with Intellectual Deficiency
Type of courses: Compulsory
Grade I/ Semester 5 and 6/ Assessment Through Exam
Weekly activity: 2 h Course + 1 h Seminary
Goals:
        - To introduce psychology and psychopedagogy of children with Visual Impairments
        - To understand the Visual Deficiency, forming and developing abilities for diagnose and work
           with children with Visual Deficiency
        - To introduce knowledge of complex assistance of children with Intellectual Deficiency and the
           specific of psychological assistance for children with Intellectual Deficiency
Main Topics:
        - Particularities of the psychic processes and functions
        - Compensation problems and recovery
        - Communication process

Subject matters: Special Education of Children with Hearing Impairments
Type of courses: Compulsory
Grade I/ Semester 5 and 6/ Assessment Through Exam
Weekly activity: 2 h Course + 1 h Seminary
Goals:
   - To introduce psychology and psychopedagogy of children with Visual Impairments
   - To understand the Visual Dificiency, forming and developing abilities for diagnose and work with
        children with Visual Deficiency
   - To introduce knowledge of complex assistance of children with Intellectual Deficiency and the
        specific of psychological assistance for children with Intellectual Deficiency
Main Topics:
   - Particularities of the psychic processes and functions
   - Compensation problems and recovery
   - Communication process

Subject Matters: Special Education of Children with Hearing Impairmants
Type of course: Compulsory
Grande II/ Semester 5 and 6/ Assessment Through Exam
Weekly Activity: 2 h Course + 1 h Seminary
Goals:
   - To introduce psychology and psychopedagogy of children with Hearing Impairments
   - To Understand the Hearing Deficiency, forming and developing abilities for diagnose and work
       with children with Hearing Deficiency
   - To introduce knowledge of complex assistance of children with Hearing Deficiency and the
       specific of psychological assistance for children with Hearing Deficiency
Main Topics:

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    -    Particularities of the psychic processes and functions
    -    Compensation problems and recovery
    -    Communication process

Subject Matters: Speech therapy
Type of course: Compulsory
Grande II/ Semester 5 and 6/ Assessment Through Exam
Weekly Activity: 1 h Course + 1 h Seminary
Goals:
   - To introduce the classification system and causes of speech disorders
   - To introduce aspects of the logopedic work
   - To increse knowledge of specific methods and procedures in each category of speech disorders
Main Topics:
   - Etiology, frequency and classification of speech disorders
   - The necessity of therapy in speech disorders
   - General methods and procedures

Subject Matters: Autism
Type of course: Compulsory
Grande II/ Semester 5 and 6/ Assessment Through Colloquium
Weekly Activity: 1 h Course + 1 h Seminary
Goals:
   - To build the psychopedagogical image of the child with autism
   - To know if and how can intervene and help in the child`s recovery
   - Getting the students aquainted with some forms of communication and therapy for the child with
       autism
Main Topics:
   - Etiology of autism
   - Problems concerning diagnosis
   - The process of socialization

Subject Matters: ADHD
Type of course: Compulsory
Grande II/ Semester 7/ Assessment Through Exam
Weekly Activity: 2 h Course
Goals:
   - Introducing terminology related to ADHD
   - Developing methods of identifying children with ADHD
   - Raising consciousness about the problems of children with ADHD
Main Topics:
   - Etiology of ADHD
   - Problems concerning diagnosis
   - Education of children with ADHD

Subject Matters: Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy
Type of course: Compulsory
Grande II/ Semester 7/ Assessment Through Colloquium
Weekly Activity: 1 h Course + 1 h Seminary
Goals:
   - Introducing the students to the basic problems of Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy
   - Forming and developing abilities necessary for therapy

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    -  To integrate theoretical and practical knowledge about the methods of Cognitive-Behavioral
       Therapy
Main Topics:
   - Main historical elements
   - The theoretical frame of Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy
   - When and where Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy proves its efficiency

Subject Matters: Children with Multiple Disability
Type of course: Compulsory
Grande II/ Semester 7/ Assessment Through Exam
Weekly Activity: 1 h Course + 2 h Seminary
Goals:
   - Introducing students to the field of Multiple Disability
   - Revealing the importance of complex assistance of children with in their recovery
   - To develop methodological instruments necessary to work with children with Multiple Disability
Main Topics:
   - Main problems in education at children with Multiple Disability
   - Compensation problems and recovery
   - Social integration
Subject Matters: Emotional-Behavioral Disorder
Type of course: Compulsory
Grande II/ Semester 8/ Assessment Through Colloquium
Weekly Activity: 2 h Course + 1 h Seminary
Goals:
   - To introduce psychology of delinquent behavior in children
   - To develop psychopedagogical profiles of children with Emotional-Behavioral Disorder
   - Developing abilities for diagnose and working with children with Emotional-Behavioral Disorder
Main Topics:
   - Classification of Emotional-Behavioral Disorder
   - Evolution aspects of the personality of children with Emotional-Behavioral Disorder
   - Eredity, environment and education involved in Emotional-Behavioral Disorder

Subject Matters: Communication of Sensorially Impaired
Type of course: Compulsory
Grande II/ Semester 8/ Assessment Through Exam
Weekly Activity: 2 h Course + 1 h Seminary
Goals:
   - Introducing knowledge in the field of psychopedagogy of children with sensorial difficulties
   - Raising consciousness about the lack of communication problems at children with sensorial
       difficulties
   - To integrate information about the methods and procedures based on communication used in
       teaching and therapy of children with sensorial difficulties
Main Topics:
   - Communication problems at children with sensorial difficulties
   - Methods and procedures based on communication used in teaching and therapy of children with
       sensorial difficulties
   - The efficiency of early intervention at children with sensorial difficulties




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                      VISITING PROFESSORS




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Professor Ph.D. Francoise Georges, IFRAS, Saint-Etienne, France
Professor Ph.D. Jesper Holst, The Royal Danish School of Educational
                Studies, Copenhagen, Denmark
Professor Ph.D. Miguel de Sola, Universidad de Malaga, Spain
Professor Ph.D. Nicola Cuomo, University of Bologna, Italy
Professor Ph.D. Kirsten Hartmann, The Royal Danish School of Education,
                Copenhagen, Denmark
Professor Ph.D. John Elly, California University, USA
Prof. Dr. GASTON MIALARET, President of International Association of Scientifical
                        Research in Educational field
Reader Ph.D. Steven McCall, University of Birmingham, England
Reader Ph.D. Steve Powers, University of Birmingham, England
MA Noel Busch, Peace Corps, USA
Proffesor Kashif IQBAL, Peace Corps, USA
Professor Asun Llena Berne, University of Barcelona, Spain

Professor Ph.D. Harry Papasotiriou, Panteion University, Athens, Greece, SISEC
Reader Ph.D. Nathalie Goedert-Abaji, Paris-South University, France
Professor Ph.D. Adriano Giovannelli, Genova University
Reader Ph.D. Alfredo Chiatello, Genova University
Reader Stefan Lupp, Michigan University, USA, SISEC
Assistant MA Michal Van Cutsem, Universite Libre de Bruxelles, Belgium
Assistant MA Frederick Raynaud, Universite Libre de Bruxelles, Belgium, SISEC
Assistant Scott Garber, USA, SISEC

Professor Ph.D. Simon Peterman, Liege University, Belgium, SISEC
Professor Ph.D. Alfred Grosser, Paris University
Professor Ph.D. Mark Agi, general director of International Fundation of Human Rights, Paris II
                University, Pantheion-Sorbonn
Thomas Jackson, MSCO, Michigan State University, USA
Luc Celis, Coordinator International Relations Erasmus university, Brussels
Antonio Petrus Roetger, Chief of Social Pedagogie Department, Universidad de Barcelona
Pierre Bechler, General Manager of IRFAS Insitute, France
Jean Claude Ottogali, Social Educator, Assistant Manager, IRFAS Insitute, France

Professor Eglatina Gjermani, Professor Kliton Mita, University of Tirana, Albania
Professor Elka Todorova, Free University ok Varna, Bulgaria
Professor Jean-Marie Buchard, Professor Hugette Icard-Greffe, University of Montreal,
           Canada
Professor Constance Lamarche, Montreal, Canada
Professor Ingrid Pahlsson, Danmark
Professor Divna Lakinska Popovska, Insitute for Social Work, Macedonia
Professor June Thoburn, Professor Ann Lewis, Professor Marion Brandon, Professor Steve
           Rashed, Professor Jenette Carr, Professor Margareth Kinch, Professor Hiton
           Davies, Professor George Lance, England
Dr. Philos Kari Killen, Oslo University, Norway

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Professor Victor Groze, Professor Alice Johson, Professor Irving Becowitz, USA
Psychologist Boris Bodenko, Moscow University, Russia
Professor Sevil Atauz, Ankara, Turkey
Professor Ivan Vidanovici, Professor Snezana Medic, Yugoslavia


Dr. Henry Vermont, Professor at the Chambray University, France, Conferences on Psychoanalysis and
Psychopatology, of the child and adolescent, 1996 and 1997
Dr. Steven McCall, University of Birmingham, England
Dr. Laura Mays, Assistant Professor of Business, Tiffin University, Ohio, USA
Prof. Christian Gordian, Ph.D., Director of Ethnological Institute of Fribourg, Switzerland
Prof. Francois Ruegg, Ph.D., Ethnological Institute of Fribourg, Switzerland
Mark Stallo, Manager Crime Analysis Team, Dallas, Texas Police Department, USA
Scott Bough, Chief, Bureau of Adult Detention, Ohio Department of Rehabilitation, USA
Dr. Keith Haley, Dean and Associate Vice President, School of Off. Campus Learning, Tiffin
           University, Ohio, USA
Dr. Jack Collins, Dean, School of Criminal Justice, Tiffin University, Ohio, USA
Dr. Joe Sannders, Associate Professor and Chair, Department of Law Enforcement and Correction,
School of Criminal Justice, Tiffin University, Ohio, USA
Dr. Art Merz, Superintendent of Schools Mount Laureal Township, New Jersey, USA
Dr. Madeleine Vermorel, Chambery, France, Conferences and Case presentation of Infantile
           psychosomatic, 1996-1997
Dr. Claude Py, Professor at the Grnoble Univesity, Conferences on social psychology, 1998
Professor Dr. Miguel Lopez Melero, Malaga University, Spain, Courses in the frame of the Master
Programme on “Psichopedagogy of integrated education”
Professor Dr. Miguel Sola Fernandez, Malaga University, Spain, Courses in the frame of the
               Master Programme on “Psichopedagogy of integrated education”
Professor Dr. Nicola Cuomo, University of Bologna, Italy, Courses in the frame of the Master
               Programme on “Psichopedagogy of integrated education”
Professor Dr. Jesper Holst, Royal Danish School of Educational Science, Courses in the frame
               of the Master Programme on “Psichopedagogy of integrated education”
Dr. Alexia Cronley, Melotherapy courses, 1997-1998, England
Bob Hugles, Head of the Prison Administration, Conferences about the behavior of the
               prisoners, England
Shiley Cornes, Executive Chief of Basford Hall College, Nothingham, Conferences and social
               education and family abuse, 1994, England
Adele Dubois, Audiometrie Institution, Hearing Disorders at adolescents and the social support
               offered by the community, 1995, Lyon, France

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Kate Baxter, Doroty McKinley, Sound programmes and musical art as universal medium for
               basic learning activities, 1997, England
Grodanca Goycov, Psychological bases of didactic instruction, 1997, Yugoslavia
Jenet Sparchet, Mary Turner, Study of the movement programmes at children with special
               needs, England
Venizelos Konstantinos, The personality as determing factor in stress, 1997, Greece




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                      DOCTOR HONORIS CAUSA




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Prof. Dr. RITA SUSSMUTH, President of German Parliament
Prof.Dr. GASTON MIALARET, President of International Association of Scientifical Research
               in Educational field, France
Prof. Dr. DIEMUT R. THEATO, Deputy of European Parliament
Prof. Dr. SERBAN IONESCU, Head ofPsychology Department, Sorbona, France
Prof. TATIANA SLAMA CAZACU, Ph.D, Department of Psychology, Bucharest‟s University, Romania
Prof. URSULA SCHIOPU, Ph.D, Department of Psychology, Bucharest‟s University, Romania
Prof. EMIL VERZA, Ph.D., Department of Psychology, Bucharest‟s University, Romania
Prof. MIELU ZLATE, Ph.D., Department of Psychology, Bucharest‟s University, Romania




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               ROMANIAN EDUCATION SYSTEM




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                                           NURSERY
                                           SCHOOL


                                       KINDERGARTEN


                                       ELEMENTARY
                                     SCHOOL 4 years Age:
                                          7 – 10


                                        SECONDARY
                                     SCHOOL 4 years Age:
                                          11 - 14


VOCATIONAL                                                           HIGHSCHOOL (all round
SCHOOL                                                               school) 4 years Age: 15 - 18


                               POST-HIGHSCHOOL                       UNIVERSITY     (GRADUATE
                               STUDIES         –                     PROGRAMS) 4years (Bachelor‟s
                               VOCATIONAL                            degree)
                               TRAINING
                               2 years


                                                                      POST              GRADUATE
                                                                      PROGRAMMES 3 – 4 semesters
                                                                      (Master‟s degree)



                                                                      DOCTORAL STUDIES 4 years




        The Romanian educational system has several distinctive features. From nursery school to
highschool/vocational school, Romanian system provides free and compulsory education.
        The Academic Year consists of 2 semesters:
Winter semester: - duration of lectures: 14 weeks
                   - start of lectures: 17Th September
                   - Christmas holiday (22nd December – 6th January)
                   - Examination period: 7th January – 3rd February)
                   - 1 week holiday


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Summer semester: - duration of lectures: 14 weeks
                - start of lectures: 11th February
                - 1 week Easter holiday
                - examination period: 25th May – 21st June
                - practical training period 1 – 21 July
                - summer holiday

       A degree course consists of 8 semesters (4 academic years of study). The 8 semesters end with
a degree exam, students earning a Bachelor‟s degree in their field.
       Students who have completed their four-year Bachelor‟s degree may choose to undertake 3 or 4
semesters of post-graduate study to earn a Master‟s degree in the same field or in a different one.
       The last stage of the Romanian educational system is the doctoral studies that end with a Ph.D.
title.

                        EXAMINATION AND MARKING SYSTEM
         In most cases the examination will be assessed by marks, in some cases the students will get
only a „pass‟ or „fail‟.
         10 is the best grade and 5 the passing mark. If an exam has not been passed, the student may
repeat it one semester later.
         Starting with the academic year 1996 – 1997 our Faculty has adopted the European Credit
Transfer System.
         To each course there is allocated a member of credits. (60) credits represent the workload of an
academic year (30 credits/semester).
         Credits are awarded only if the course has been completed and all required examinations have
been passed.
         There are 3 kinds of courses: required courses within each field (they are compulsory), optional
courses (students have to choose from a large range of courses) and elective courses.




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                      ABSTRACTS




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                                               RÉSUMÉ

                 La Faculté de Sociologie et Psychologie est actuellement la seule faculté de profil
acreditée du Sud - Ouest de la Roumanie et partie composante du Consortium de quatre grandes
Universités de la Roumanie.
                 À la différence des facultés similaires de Bucarest, Iassy, Cluj, orientées
prépondéramment vers les aspects théoriques de l'espace social, la faculté de Timişoara a individualizé
son offre académique vers la dimension pratique, étant l'unique faculté de sciences sociales appliquées.
                 Depuis l'année universitaire 1996 - 1997 elle a passé totalement dans le système de
crédits transférables ECTS, les suivantes composantes de son offre éducative (formation initiale):
Psychologie, Sociologie, Assistance Sociale, Sciences de l'Education, Psychopédagogie spéciale,
Anthropologie, devenant un partenaire valable de dialogue avec les universités des Etats - Unis,
Angleterre, Belgique, Espagne, Allemagne, Italie, Suisse, France, Grèce, Olande, Hongrie, République
Moldavie, Bulgarie.
                 Ce partenariat fonctionne aux paramètres performants sur les composantes: didactique
éducative, recherche scientifique, mobilités pour les étudiants, mobilités pour les professeurs et le
transfert d'expérience concernant l'ouverture communautaire des l'investissement éducatif.
         Pour le module d'études approfondies et études postuniversitaires, la Faculté de Sociologie et
Psychologie de Timişoara offre la logistique, le soft et des compétences professionnelles aux standards
académiques contemporaines dans les spécialités qui sont arrondées à son offre éducative.


                  Etudes approfondies
                             1. Sociologie des institutions politiques et administratives
                             2. Psychologie clinique et psychopathologie
                  Etudes postuniversitaires
                              3. Psychologie des transports
                              4. Management éducationnel et scolaire
                              5. Formation des experts dans le bien - être de l'enfant
                              6. Psychologie communautaire
                              7. Psychologie de l'éducation des adultes
                              8. Psychopédagogie de l'éducation intégrée
                              9. Psychologie organisationnelle et du management
                              10. Formation des enseignants en assistance sociale
                              11. Pratique de l'Assistance Sociale spirituellement orientée
                              12. Probation - L'Assistance Communautaire de la justice.
                Le corpus professoral de la faculté est composé par 75 professeurs, docteurs es sciences
différentes spécialités, et un nombre de 1388 étudiants ont opté pour l'assistance qualifiée de notre
faculté.
                À partir de l'année universitaire 1997 - 1998 notre facultés a offert en régime
d'allocations budgétaires des places pour les tsiganes, étant ainsi parmi les premières facultés de
Roumanie qui développent des programmes spéciaux pour les minorités.
                Depuis 1994 - la faculté est membre du Conseil d'administration de l'Institut Interculturel
de Timişoara qui fonctionne sous le haut patronage du Conseil de l'Europe, et cofondatrice de l'Institut de
l'Education des Adultes, fondé à l'appui de l'Institut de profil d'Allemagne, (DIE).




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                  A temesvári Nyugati Egyetemet 1962. október 1-én alapították. Korábban egy hároméves
iskolázási idejű Pedagógiai Főiskola létezett Temesváron, amely 1948-ban, a tanügyi reform után jött
létre. E főiskolát alakították át egyetemmé. Átszervezése előtt matematika és fizika szakos, a középiskolai
tanítás (gimnáziumok, általános- és szakiskolák) számára képezett tanárokat.
A Pedagógiai Főiskola egyetemmé való átalakítását hosszú előkészítő folyamat előzte meg. Az egyetem
csak akkor jött létre valójában, amikor megfelelő számú tanerővel és új épülettel (a jelenlegi központi
székhellyel) rendelkezett. Fokozatosan gyarapította anyagi és tudományos hátterét; növelte tanári karát,
új szakokat indított.
                  Megalakulásakor három karral indult: Matematika-Mechanika, Fizika és Filológia. Az
1965-1966-os évtől kezdődően az egyetem magába olvasztotta az 1955-ben, középiskolai tanárok
képzésére létrehozott intézetet is.
1967-ben létrejött a Közgazdaság Kar. 1989 után tovább bővült, a valós oktatási igények és lehetőségek
arányában.
                  Az 1989. decembere utáni új körülmények között felvetődött a Dimitrie Gusti szociológus
által alapított Banat-Crişana Társadalmi Intézet folytatásának ötlete is. A kezdeményezés a Szociológia-
Pszichológia Kar létrehozásában öltött testet.
A képzést nagy mértékben segíti az informatika-laboratórium. Ennek felszerelése 24, színes képernyővel
ellátott 486-os számítógép, valamint két Pentium, Scanner/Tipo-s egység. A hallgatók számára az
informatikával való megismerkedés nagy előnyt jelent a továbbiakban. A kar ezen kívül egy modern
multimédia laboratóriummal is rendelkezik.
                  A Szociológia-Pszichológia Kar hallgatóinak többezer kötetes szakkönyvtár áll
rendelkezésére, ahol hazai és külföldi szakkönyvek, folyóiratok sokasága található.
Az 1996-1997-es tanévtől kezdődően a Nyugati Egyetem keretén belüli posztgraduális továbbképzés
ezen a karon is beindult, a következő szakokon: lélektan-nevelés, szociológia-oktatás valamint ipari
szociál-pszichológia.
                  Ugyancsak az 1996-1997-es évtől kezdődően a szociológia tanulmányozása a következő
szakok felé is irányult: nevelési és tanügyi szociológia, valamint ipari szociológia.
                  A temesvári Nyugati Egyetem Szociológia-Pszichológia Kara jelenleg az egyetlen
akreditált Délnyugat-Európában. Ugyanakkor országunk négytagú egyetemi konzorciumában is részt
vesz.
                 A bukaresti, iaşi-i és kolozsvári egyetemek hasonló karaival ellentétben, melyek az
elméletet részesítik előnyben, a temesvári Szociológia-Pszichológia Kar főleg a gyakorlatra alapoz.
Ezáltal a temesvári kar az egyetlen, amely a társadalom-tudományoknak az alkalmazására fekteti a
hangsúlyt.
                 Az 1996-1997-es tanévtől kezdődően áttért az európai kreditrendszerre, a következő
szakokon: Pszichológia, Szociológia, Népjólét, Neveléstudomány, Pszichopedagógia, Antropológia. Így
az egyetemnek megnőttek az esélyei jó kapcsolatok teremtésére a következő országok egyetemeivel:
Egyesült Államok, Anglia, Belgium, Spanyolország, Németország, Olaszország, Svájc, Franciaország,
Görögország, Hollandia, Magyarország, Moldva és Bulgária.
                 Ez a partnerség a következő szakterületeken fejlődik a leginkább: nevelő-oktató
tevékenység, tudományos kutatás, diákkapcsolatok létesítése, tanári tapasztalatcserék szervezése.
Továbbképzést a temesvári Nyugati Egyetem az alábbi szakokon ajánl, magas színvonalon:
I. Elmélyült tanulmányok
     1. Politikai és közigazgatási intézmények szociológiája
     2. Klinikai pszichológia és pszichopatológia
II. Posztgraduális tanulmányok
     3. Szállítás pszichológiája
     4. Oktatási és iskolai menedzsment
     5. Gyermekjóléti szakemberek képzése
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    6. Közösségi pszichológia
    7. A felnőttek oktatásának pszichológiája
    8. Integrált nevelési pszichopedagógia
    9. Szervezési és vezetési pszichológia
    10.Szociális gondozást oktatók szakképzése
    11.A szociális gondozás gyakorlata szellemi irányítással
    12.Közösségi gondozás az igazságszolgáltatás gyakorlatában
                 A Szociológia-Pszichológia Kar tantestületében 75, doktori címmel rendelkező tanár van.
A tanfolyamokat látogató diákok száma: 1388.
Az 1997-1998-as tanévtől kezdődően a kar a roma nemzetiségűeknek külön, állami támogatású helyeket
kínál: ezzel felsorakozott azon néhány egyetemek közé, amelyek a kisebbségek számára hoztak létre
programokat.
                 1994 óta tagja a temesvári Interkulturális Intézmény konzorciumának, amely az Európa
Tanács védnökségével működik, valamint társalapítója a Felnőttek Oktatásáért Intézménynek, amely a
németországi hasonintézmények támogatásával jött létre.




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                                               AUSZUG

          Die Universität aus Timişoara wurde am 1. Oktober 1962 gegründet, als Folge der Umwandlung
des Pedagogischen Institutes, in welchen die Ausbildung drei Jahre lang dauerte. Durch die Reform des
Unterrichtswesens aus dem Jahre 1948 entstanden an der Universität aus Timişoara neue
Fachrichtungen und Fakultäten. Wenn am Anfang insbesondere Lehrer für Mathematik und Physik
ausgebildet wurden, erweiterte sich in den folgenden Jahren die fachliche Orientierung der Abteilungen
und Fakultäten.
          Der Übergang von dem dreijährigen Institut zur Universität umfasste eine bedeutende
Zeitspanne, in welcher die nötigen Forbereitungen durchgeführt wurden. Erst als eine ausreichende Zahl
von Lehrenden angestellt wurde und als die Universität ein neues und modernes Gebäude bekam, wurde
dieser Prozess beendet.
          Zur Zeit der Gründung, funktionierten erst drei Abteilungen, die Fakultät für Mathematik und
Mechanik, die Fakultät für Physik und die Sprachwissenschaftliche Fakultät.
          Seit 1965-1966 übernahm die Universität auch das Institut für Lehrerfortbildung das sich konstant
über die Nachfrage der Lehrer aus dem Unterrichtswesen freute.
          Die Abteilung für Ökonomie entstand in 1967 und Entwickelte sich stark insbesondere nach der
Wende aus 1989, als die Prinzipien des freien Marktes die rumänische Wirtschaft beeinflusst haben.
          Auf der Ebene der Geselschaftswissenschaften, kündete das Jahr 1989 den Anfang einer neuen
Phase an, zum Beispiel wurde das Rumänische Soziale Institut (das in der Zwischenkriegszeit dank den
Bemühungen von Dimitrie entstand) zum Leben erweckt, durch die Gründung des Rumänischen Sozialen
Instituts „Banat-Crişana” in Timişoara.
          Als eine der jüngsten Fakultäten der West Universität kann auch die Fakultät für Soziologie und
Psychologie bezeichnet werden. Zwischen 1990-1991 entstand der Kern der Fakultät, durch die
Fachrichtungen Soziologie, Psychologie und Sozialarbeit und erst seit 1994-1995 wird über eine
aleinstehende Fakultät gesprochen.
          Unsere Fakultät bietet zur Zeit den Studenten/inen eine breite Auswahl im Bereich der
Fachrichtungen,         wie:     Soziologie,     Kulturanthropologie,       Psychologie,       Sozialarbeit,
Erziehungswissenschaften und Spezialpädagogik. Auch in der Form der Master und Postuniversitären
Studien werden Richtungen wie Soziologie der Politischen Institutionen und Verwaltung, Management
des Schulwesens, Psychologie der Erwachsenenbildung u.a. gefördert.
          Zur Zeit steht die Fakultät für Soziologie und Psychologie als einzelne Institution aus SW
Rumänien die eine offizielle Anerkennung seite des Unterrichtministeriums hat, und ist als Mitglied des
Rumänischen Universitätenkonsortiumes (die Universitäten aus Bukarest, Cluj, Iaşi, und Timişoara)
anerkannt.
          Der Unterschied zwischen unserer Fakultät und den anderen Sozialwissenschaftlichen Fakultäten
aus Rumänien besteht in der Tatsache, dass die Fakultät für Soziologie und Psychologie aus Timişoara
eher auf den Praktischen Teil der Wissenschaft orientiert ist und nicht ausschliesslich eine theoretische
Ausbildung anbietet.
          Das akademische Jahr 1996-1997 war ein Meilstein für unserer Fakultät durch den Übergang zu
den Europäischen Kreditensystem (E.C.T.S.) was folgende Abteilungen betraf: Soziologie, Psychologie,
Sozialarbeit, Erziehungswissenschaften und neulich Kulturanthropologie, in dem Sinne der
Zusammenarbeit mit Universitäten aus Europa und Weltweit. Enge Kontakte bestehen deshalb zwischen
unserer Fakultät und verschiedene Partner aus England, Belgien, Spanien, Italien, den U.S.A.,
Frankreich, Schweiz, Griechenland, Holland, Ungarn, Bulgarien und Deutschland. Eine enge Beziehung
wird seite der Abteilung Erziehungswissenschaften mit der Phillipps Universität aus Marburg und mit dem
Deutschen Institut für Erwachsenenbildung aus Frankfurt gepflegt.
          Die Zusammenarbeit mit den Universitäten und Fakultäten aus dem Ausland funktioniert auf
mehreren Ebenen, wie im Unterricht, in der Forschung und durch den Studentenaustausch.

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        An der Fakultät für Soziologie und Psychologie Arbeiten 75 Lehrende mit festen Arbeitsvertrag
wie auch Gastdozenten, die einer Anzahl von 1388 Studenten qualifizierte Unterstüzung anbieten.
        Eine wichtige Perspektive unserer Fakultät stellt der Unterricht für Studenten der ethnischen
Minderheiten dar, seit 1997, als die ersten Roma Studenten aufgenommen waren für die Fachrichtung
Sozialarbeit, eine neue Idee in Rumänien.
        Die Fakultät für Soziologie und Psychologie an der West Universität aus Timişoara baut auf die
profesionälle Erfahrung der Lehrkräfte, auf die Zusammenarbeit mit den Instituten und Partner auf lokaler,
nationaler und internationaler Ebene, und insbesondere auf den eigenen Studenten.




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          Temišvarski Univerzitet je prvog oktobra 1962, godine transformacijom veè postojeèeg Instituta,
sa trogodišnjim periodom studija, u današnji Univerzitet. Pedagoški Institut osnovan 1948 godine, nakon
reforme prosvetnog sistema sa namerom formiranja profesora matematike i fizike za srednje skole (liceje,
šza opšte i profesionalno obrazovanje), razivio se postepeno, dodavši više novih fakulteta. Istovremeno
razvija se kako materijalno tako i nauèna osnova, a poreditoga razmnožavaju se i specijalnosti, uz
profesorski kadar.
          Transformacija Pedagoškog Instituta u Universitet bila je duže vreme pripremana ona je
zavrešena tek kada je institut imao veě dovoljan broj kadrova i dovoljno (novoizgradenog) prostora
sadasnje centralne zgrade Univerziteta.
          Pri osnivanju Univerziteta postojala su tri fakultet: Matematièko-Mašinski Fakultet, Fakultet Fizike
i Filološki Fakultet.
          U periodu 1965-1966 godine u okviru Univerziteta integriše se obezbedilo usavršavanje profesora
stare nastave 1967 godine osnovan je Ekonomski Fakultet, proširen i preureden posle 1989 godine, sa
namerom da približi realnu potražnju i novu nauèno – prosvetnu ponudu.
          Nakon novih uslova I promenom sistema vrednosti, posle decembra 1989 godine, nastaje
inicijativa za ponovno pokretanje delatnosti “Socioloskog Instituta Banat-Crišana”, kojeg je osnovao
poznati rumunski sociology Dimitrie Gusti, i tako nastaje institucijonalizacija socioloških studija na
Temišvarskom Univerzitetu.
          Glavni pravci u produblijivanju socioloških studija su: Sociologija Ekonomiskih Nauka, Sociologija
Prosvete, Sociologija Javnog Mnjenja i Javnog Informisanja.
          Facultet se proširio sa sledeèim programima nastavnu ponudu:
                   ▪ visoke evropske studije
                   ▪ administrativne i politièke studie
                   ▪ integrativna evropska psihologisa
                   ▪ edukativni i školski management.




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 
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

 
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                                           
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
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




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

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 

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The West University                                    Faculty of Sociology and Psychology
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 
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
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
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 

  

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
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                          C T S  
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
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

                                   
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The West University                              Faculty of Sociology and Psychology
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