Valahia University Targoviste

Valahia University Targoviste, Romania (VUT) - - is a 22 years old state university which appearance was determined by objective requests of Romanian Higher Education Development, decentralization of the huge university centres, but also, by the existence of the valuable human potential and old cultural and historical traditions. Its structure comprises 9 faculties (long-term courses of 3 or 4 years), 4 departments, 32 bachelor degree specializations, 33 master's degree programmes, 6 directions for doctoral studies, 33 post-university study programmes of specialization. At present, around 7200 students attend all forms of study under the competent guidance of 303 full time and 82 part-time academic staff, organized in 18 educational departments. The institution has a wide European experience gained mostly in the frame of Socrates / LLP Programmes, but also in Sectorial Programmes based on Structural Funds. The obtained results encouraged the projects teams to continue and assume roles and tasks in many valuable projects, including the research ones.

IRRESISTIBLE is a project on teacher training, combining formal and informal learning focused on Responsible Research and Innovation.

It is a coordination and support action under FP7-SCIENCE-IN-SOCIETY-2013-1, ACTIVITY 5.2.2 Young people and science: Topic SiS.2013.2.2.1-1 Raising youth awareness to Responsible Research and Innovation through Inquiry ased Science Education.

This project has received funding from the European Union.s Seventh Framework Programme for research, technological development and demonstration under grant agreement no 612367.