The Rector's Message
In 1961, on the basis of the Decision of the Ministers' Council no. 547/1961 and the Order of the Minister of Education and Culture no. 688/1961, the Pedagogical Institute of Bacău was founded and, in 1976, the Pedagogical Institute became the Institute of Higher Education of Bacău, in which most of the study programmes were technical. In 1990, the Institute becomes the University of Bacău, in accordance with the Order no. 7751/1990 of the Ministry of Culture, and as of October 13, 2009 (cf. M. O. nr. 684/12.10.2009) changes its name to “Vasile Alecsandri” University of Bacău.
The mission of “Vasile Alecsandri” University of Bacău is both a didactic mission and one of scientific research; it is focused upon regional necessities and nternationally. The University trains its students in fundamental domains and disciplines and ensures appropriate qualifications in B.A./B.Sc. domains and specialisations.
The improvement of the graduates' professional and research training is also achieved through graduate studies, doctoral studies, short-term graduate studies, lifelong learning courses, post-graduate studies of specialization, and academic programmes of professional conversion.
Between 1990 and 2012, “Vasile Alecsandri” University of Bacău has been developing its range of domains and study programmes; it is currently structured into five faculties and 1 department, 34 B.A./B.Sc. programmes, 32 M.A./M.Sc. programmes, 3 doctoral programmes; various other post-graduate courses are also developed.
In addition to the above-mentioned programmes, the students of “Vasile Alecsandri” University of Bacău may attend the courses of the Pre-service and In-service Teacher Training Department; they can obtain the ECDL – European Computer Driving Licence which is the world's leading end-user computer skills certification programme, internationally accepted in over 135 countries; they may also attend the academic Cisco Networking Academy programme, in which over 50 countries participate.
Whatever your age may be, you are welcome to experience what “Vasile Alecsandri” University of Bacău can offer, to acquire the training you desire. Our continued existence of over fifty years entitles us to firmly believe that we are a trustworthy partner.
Professor Carol SCHNAKOVSZKY, Dr. Sc.
The Rector of “Vasile Alecsandri” University of Bacău