The project coordinator

The University of Bucharest is considered to be the most important educational, research and cultural institution in Romania. During its 150 years of existence, it has achieved a steadfast national and international prestige.

The numerous generations of students and professors have succeeded in asserting our University as one of the benchmark institutions for the whole Romanian society, as it is the first existing Romanian institution to ever reach the top 600 universities of the world.

The University of Bucharest offers several study programs, on all levels and means of university education: there are 97 bachelor programs, 215 master programs and 22 doctoral programs. All of these are accredited or authorized.

Staff participating in the project

Dr. Ruxandra FOLOȘTINĂ

Dr. Ruxandra Folostina is a Senior Lecturer at the Faculty of Psychology and Educational Sciences, University of Bucharest. She is also Associate Professor at the National University of Physical Education and Sports in Bucharest and President of the Romanian Association of Special Education. She worked for many years in the therapy of autism spectrum disorders, and she provides now clinical psychology service to children with ADHD, intellectual disability, adopted children, children with  learning disorders and children victims of bullying. She attended training programs in playtherapy and dramatherapy, Feuerstein Instrumental Enrichment Programs (Standard and Basic). Previously, she was employed as an educational psychologist at the St. Nicholas Special School in Bucharest.

Dr. Elena MARIN

Dr. Elena Marin is a lecturer at the University of Bucharest, Department of Educational Sciences. The main professional interest is related to initial teaching training and continuing professional development and the field of inclusive education. She has a particular interest in inclusive education, which she developed in her doctoral thesis. She is also involved in European projects, all in the field of inclusive education (Access4All, PRETTi, Orienta4YEL), as member or as coordinator of the team, actively contributing to the research conducted and to the accomplishments of projects’ objectives.

Dr. Claudia IACOB

Dr. Claudia I. Iacob is a teaching assistant at the Department of Applied Psychology and Psychotherapy from the University of Bucharest, active member of the Laboratory of

Health Psychology and Clinical Neuropsychology. Her main research interests are: disability, resilience, psychoeducation, mental and behavioral health. Claudia has published national and international scientific articles and book chapters. She has over 10 years of professional experience in the assessment and psychotherapy of people with emotional and neurodevelopmental disorders. Claudia has been a researcher in Erasmus + projects since 2018.