University of Bucharest
Professor Romita IUCU, Ph.D., is the President of the Board of Trustees of the University of Bucharest and a professor of higher education at the Faculty of Psychology and Educational Sciences, Department of Educational Sciences. With an important experience in international cooperation in the field of education, professor Iucu is the Coordinator of UNICA EduLAB Group and of the European Degree subgroup of FOR EU European Universities group, and a member of the European University Association (EUA) Learning & Teaching (L&T) Steering Committee.
Professor Iucu held several university-management positions (former Acting Rector of the University of Bucharest, and Vice-Rector for Academical Affairs for more than 16 years), with an important role on designing, managing, and validating higher education and adult education policies at international and national level. He is a former President of ENTEP (European Network on Teacher Education Policies) and was Romania’s national representative in the BFUG (Bologna Follow-up Group).
Professor Iucu had worked for many years at the European Network of Country Experts in Education (ENCEE), and as a member of Cluster “Teachers & Trainers” and of the Expert Group on Improving the Education of Teachers & Trainers. As a recognition of his professional activity, professor Iucu was inducted as a member of The International Adult and Continuing Education (IACE) Hall of Fame at the University of Oklahoma Center for Continuing Education (OCCE). Professor Iucu also worked for the European Commission, Eurydice, World Bank, and UNICEF in several educational programmes.
Professor Iucu is member of several editorial boards, such as: REPORT DIE – Zeitschrift für Weiterbildungsforschung 37. Jahrgang – International-vergleichende Forschung in der Erwachsenenbildung, EDUCAR – Spanish Review of Education, Romanian Scientometric Review, Quality Assurance Review, and Studia Doctoralia – Psychology and Educational Sciences. His main fields of scientific interest are higher education educational policies, higher education pedagogy, trends for the future of education, teacher training policies, and educational groups management.