• Romania as an Energy Actor in the EU

    Romania as an Energy Actor in the EU

    The volume deals with Romania both as a representative case for the region, given the commonalities raised by the transition process in the last three decades, and also as a country with a specific energy agenda, with implications for internal and foreign policy that can only be perceived and understood in the Romanian context.

  • Cosmopolitan Turn and Democratic Sentiments

    Cosmopolitan Turn and Democratic Sentiments

    The case of child protection service (research project financed through Norwegian funds, 2019-2023)

  • Winter school on just transition and energy vulnerability in Berlin

    Winter school on just transition and energy vulnerability in Berlin

    At the end of January, 10 FSPAC (UBB) master students participated for a week in the winter school "Just transition and energy vulnerability", organized in Berlin by FSPAC and CIFE, with the support of Enel Romania and CSD.

  • The 2020 Conference of the Association for the Study of Nationalities, 2-4 July, Cluj-Napoca (postponed)

    The 2020 Conference of the Association for the Study of Nationalities, 2-4 July, Cluj-Napoca (postponed)

    The conference will be co-organized by the Faculty of Political, Administrative and Communication Sciences, through the Center for the Study of Democracy, and the Faculty of Sociology and Social Work of the Babeș-Bolyai University, together with the Romanian Institute for Research on National Minorities (ISPMN).

Research reports

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Reforming the mechanisms of political representation in Romania

Published by: Gabriel Badescu, George Jiglau
15 Jul 2015
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Hate speech in Romania

Published by: Gabriel Badescu, Petruta Teampau, Daniela Angi, Carmen Greab
1 Mar 2014
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Evaluation of the Impact non-formal education program

Published by: Petruta Teampau
1 Jun 2012

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Books

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Perspectives on Energy Poverty in Post-Communist Europe

Published by: George Jiglau, Anca Sinea
3 May 2020
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Romania as an Energy Actor in the EU

Published by: Anca Sinea
3 May 2020
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Şcoala din România din perspectiva datelor PISA

Published by: Gabriel Badescu, Daniela Angi
4 May 2019

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Policy Briefs

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Energy poverty and the vulnerable consumer in Romania and Europe

Published by: George Jiglau, Anca Sinea, Corina Murafa
16 Dec 2017
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Energy poverty and the vulnerable consumer: How far are we from Europe?

Published by: George Jiglau, Anca Sinea, Corina Murafa
31 Mar 2017
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Recommendations on the law of parliamentary elections (in Romanian)

Published by: Gabriel Badescu, George Jiglau, Laura Bretea
8 Jun 2015

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Center for the Study of Democracy

We are a think-thank founded in 2006 at the Faculty of Political Sciencet at Babeș-Bolyai University in Cluj, Romania. The Center engages in research projects and analyses from a comparative perspective with a solid practical component on issues such as: democratization, migration, ethnicity, civic education, electoral behavior, and institutional design. Our collaborations reach institutions such as the Presidential Administration, the Romanian Parliament, local administrative institutions and organizations within civil society.

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