Alumni and careers

At the Political Science Department, our students acquire the necessary training for various careers. Graduates of our department have impressive careers in key decision-making positions both in the public administration in Romania or the European institutions, in the private sector, and in research. Here are some examples:

Institutions and political organizations

Magor Csibi: Member of the European Parliament (2007-2009), Director World Wild Fund Romania

Oana Florescu: legal advisor at the permanent mission of Romania at the UN, New York

Eduard Helvig: Director of the Romanian Intelligence Service

Sebastian Huluban: Presidential Advisor at the Romanian Presidency (from 2015), previously state secretary for Defense and Planning at the Romanian Ministry of National Defence (from 2012)

Călin Hințea: Dean of the Political, Administrative and Administrative Sciences

Nicolaie Moldovan: city manager of Alba Iulia city

Ion Rangă: President of the Youth Organization of the European People's Party in the Republic of Moldova

Olivia Toderean: Diplomatic Advisor, Embassy of Romania in Belgium, previously Director of the Political Analysis and Planning Committee in the Romanian Ministry of Foreign Affairs

International organizations, companies, mass-media, non-governmental organizations

Mihai Balaiș: plastic artist and shark biologist

Traian Bota: Support Manager atMicrosoft

Sorin Cebotari: Cluster TREC - Transylvania Energy Cluster

Alin Chindea: program manager, United Nations – Organization for Interantional Migration

Paul Adrian Crăciun: Bidding Producer at Multi Media Est

Daniel Crainiceanu: Area Sales Manager at Kimberly Clark

Ramona Dragomir: Network Development Manager at International Association for Volunteer Effort (IAVE)

Alexandru Fortună: External consultant at MasterCard

Olivia Frosin: Marketing Manager at Provobis

Tiberiu Galiș: Director of Auschwitz Institute for Peace and Reconciliation, New York and Poland

Monica Gavrilă: PR Account at Kunden Broker. Anterior, PR account executive at D’Avantage Consult

Mihai Gödri: procurement specialist Petrom S.A., previously Business Process Analyst la Hewlett-Packard

Alexandra Matei: vicepresident at International Organization for Young Diplomats

Călin Meteș: Vice President / Investment Analyst la Templeton Emerging Markets Group

Irina Mihălcuț: Senior Admin/Finance Assistant at UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR)

Marius Mosoreanu: Director of Research at Survation Ltd

Cristina Muresan: Managing partner, GLAS(S) Communication

Dorina Maria Năstase: head of political department, Bureau of the European Commission in Romania

Dumitrela Negură: research consultant, Mercury Research. Anterior

Cristina Păducea: Program Officer at SOCIEUX, Social Protection European Union Expertise in Development Cooperation

Cristina Rigman: director of ProVobis association

Iulius Rostaș: Chair of the Roma in European Societies initiative at the Central European University, previously Director Roma Initiative Open Society Institute (2006-2007)

Teodora Scutelnicu: Manager Digital Research and Analytics at Mindshare, WPP, New-York

Oana Stoian: Research Executive (freelancer) at SOAR Management and Investments, previously Researcher at Strametz & Partners

Delia Zahareanu: senior copyrighter la Bradient.

Florin Zubașcu: Online Editor at Science|Business

universities and research institutes

Gabriela Borz: Assistant Professor at Strathclyde University, Glasgow, previously Post-doctoral Research Fellow, University of Aberdeen, PhD at the Central European University

Romana Careja: Assistant Professor la Department of Political Science and Public Management, University of Southern Denmark, PhD at University of Bern

Ștefan Cibian: PhD at Central European University. Previously, president of International Association for Political Science Students

Tiberiu Dragu: Assistant Professor at New York University. Previously, assistant professor University of Illinois, Urbana Champagne, PhD at Stanford University, Mancur Olson Award for Best Dissertation in Field of Political Economy, American Political Science Association, 2011.

Andrei Gheorghiță: Associate Professor at Lucian Blaga University, Sibiu.

Sergiu Gherghina: Assistant Professor at Goethe Universitat, Frankfurt, previously researcher at GESIS (Koln), PhD at University of Leiden

Zsolt Kiss: behavioural data scientist at ZK Analytics, PhD at University of Oxford

Borbala Kovacs: visiting faculty at Central European University, PhD at University of Oxford

Raluca Jurje: Senior Researcher at University of Lucerne, Switzerland, PhD at University of Zurich

Aurelian Muntean: Assistant Professor at Școala Națională de Științe Politice și Administrative (SNSPA), researcher at Median Research Center

Mircea Munteanu: Program Associate at Woodrow Wilson Center, and Coordinator of the History and Public Policy Program’s Cold War International History Project

Angela Narasimhan: Assistant Professor at University of North Dakota, PhD at Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs of Syracuse University

Daniel Pop: Senior Program Manager at Open Society Foundations, PhD at Central European University

Sebastian Popa: researcher at Mannheimer Zentrum für Europäische Sozialforschung (MZES), Mannheim University

Simona Rentea: Lecturer at Department of Political Science and International Relations, Saint Louis University, Madrid. PhD at Manchester University

Raluca Soreanu: Research Fellow at Department of Psychosocial Studies at Birkbek University, PhD at University College London, United Kingdom

Cristina Stănuș: Associate Professor at Lucian Blaga University, Sibiu

Wolfgang Stupert: research assistant at WZB, Berlin

Paul-Thomas Weith: ELECDEM Junior Research Fellow la Universitatea din Viena