Danubius International Conference Centre announces the 7th edition of the Annual International Conference on European Integration - Realities and Perspectives.

 The 7th EIRP Conference is organized by Danubius University of Galati, Romania, in collaboration with Jean Monnet University, Saint-Etienne, France will be held in Galati, at the seat of "Danubius" University, during May 18 -19, 2012.

The central theme of this series of events focuses on the EU integration. The participants, academics and researchers, meet yearly, during the second decade of May, in order to exchange information and to conceptually debate the EU integration, its effects on the European citizens, key statistical facts on major European policy areas, the European Union progress but also the issues that remain. The purpose of the Annual International Conference on European Integration - Realities and Perspectives is to provide a forum for exchange of ideas, research outcomes, business case and technical achievements. Subjects of mutual interest debated during the previous editions of the EIRP Conference Series included, but were not limited to: government debt, world trade, environment, migration, information society and dependency on energy imports.  


The EIRP 2012 Conference advances for discussion the following main sections:

  1. Legal Sciences;
  2. Performance and Risks in the European Economy;
  3. Interdisciplinary Dimensions of Communication Science;
  4. Globalization and Cultural Diversity;
  5. Reforming Public Administration;
  6. Quality in education;
  7. Cross-border Structures and Europeism;
  8. UNI4-4 Project Workshop.




 Professor YVON PESQUEUX, CNAM (Conservatoire National des Arts et Métiers), head of the Chair “Développement des Systèmes d’Organisation”   

Research Interests: Management, Philosophy and Ethics, Business and Society, Corporate Social Responsibility

He has published several scientific articles. His last books link Organisation and Politics and Stakeholder Theory: A European Perspective. He is also Editor of Society and Business Review and a member of the SFM (Societe Francaise de Management).

Brief Bio

Abstract: Society’s Expectations of Corporate Performance Today (Some Discussions about a ‘Global Performance’)

 BOGDAN OLTEANU, Deputy-governor of the National Bank of Romania

 Research Interests: available soon

Brief Bio

 Abstract: Regulation and Deregulation from Legal Theory to the Practical Case of the Financial Sector Nowadays



Professor, VERGINIA VEDINAŞ, University of Bucharest, and Counselor of Accounts at Romanian Court of Accounts

Research Interests: administrative law, philosophy

Ph.D. Degree in law, awarded by Bucharest University (1998) and Ph.D. Degree in Philosophy, awarded by Bucharest University (2005)

Brief Bio

 Abstract: The Administrative Status of Civil Servant in the Romanian Law System

Professor EMANUELE FELICE, Autonomous University of Barcelona

Research Interests: Economics, Economic History, Long-Run Economic Growth, Income and Social Indicators, Regional Development and Regional Policies, Economic Statistics and Applied Economics, Business History.

Emanuele Felice is professor of Economics and Economic History at the Autonomous University of Barcelona. He made extensive research on Italy’s regional inequality, where his outcomes include well-established estimates of regional GDP from Unification until our days. He also worked on business history, economic policy, development economics, and, more recently, has contributed to the reconstruction of Italy’s national accounts over the long-run.

Brief Bio

 Abstract: Growth and Inequality in Italy Over the Long Run (1871-2001): Trends, Patterns, Implications

University Professor NECULAI TABĂRĂ, Faculty of Economics and Business Administration (FEBA), Department of Business Administration,  Alexandru Ioan Cuza University of Iaşi

Research Interests: Financial Accounting, Management Accounting, Bases of Financial Accounting, National Accounting

Brief Bio

Abstract: Cadrul conceptual al contabilităţii de gestiune

University Professor  EL THALASSINOS, University of Piraeus, Greece. European Chair Jean Monnet and General Editor - European Research Studies Journal

Research Interests: Macroeconomics, European Integration and European Monetary System, Quantitative Analysis and Econometric Forecasting and    International Finance.

Brief Bio

Abstract: The Regulation Framework for the Banking Sector: The EMU, European Banks and Rating Agencies before and during the Recent Financial and Debt Crisis

He holds a BA degree in Economics from the University of Athens (1976) an MBA in International Business and Finance from De-Paul University Chicago USA (1979) and a Ph.D in International Economics and Econometrics from the University of Illinois Chicago USA (1983).  He is a European Chair Jean Monnet in European Economic Integration (1997) and he was Head of Maritime Studies  and Director of MSc. He is the Founder and the General Editor of the International Journal, European Research Studies first launched in 1998.  


Professor IOAN ALEXANDRU, PhD, Chief of the Law Department of the National School of Political and Administrative Studies, Romania

Research Interests: administrative law

Brief Bio

Abstract: On the Legitimacy of Representation during the Transition towards Democracy  





The conference official languages are English, French.


All accepted papers will be published in the BDI Conference Proceedings, EIRP Proceedings, under the ISSN reference 2067 – 9211.


Preliminary Paper Submission: March 1st, 2012March 12, 2012,   March 18, 2012 

Notification of acceptance: April 1st, 2012

Final paper Submission for the proceedings: April 22nd, 2012

Registration as participant: May 1st, 2012