Enhancing University Autonomy in Moldova

Project Details


The EUniAM project aims at enhancing the university autonomy in the Republic of Moldova by proposing legislative changes to the higher education legal framework.

The project is funded with the support of the European Union under TEMPUS IV (2007-2013) program. It is a national structural measures project that seeks to contribute to the development and reform of education institutions and systems at the national level in the Republic of Moldova.

The EUniAM project is answering to main objectives of national policies of Moldova in the field of higher education related to enhancing university autonomy, namely: (1) Consolidated Strategy of Education Development for 2010-2015; (2) Activity Program of Moldovan Government for 2009-2013 „European Integration: Freedom, Democracy, Welfare”; and (3) harmonization of higher education systems of Moldova in line with principles of Bologna process.

Specific objectives of the project are to:

- Contribute to the work of the permanent government structures that work with the reform of the university autonomy system;
- Develop skills for modernization capacity of the involved higher education institutions;
- Evaluate the existing university autonomy system applied to higher education institutions of Moldova taking in consideration the main existing constrains;
- Study and adapt the relevant solutions and procedures of the university autonomy system applied in higher education institutions of EU partners;
- Draft legislative proposals on university autonomy;
- Disseminate the EUniAM project results and ensure the sustainability and awareness of the role of all stakeholders to assure the quality education system development in Moldova.

The expected outcomes of the EUniAm are:

- Legislative proposal on organizational autonomy
- Legislative proposal on financial autonomy
- Legislative proposal on staffing autonomy
- Legislative proposal on academic autonomy
- Holistic university autonomy framework
Effective start/end date15/10/201214/10/2015


  • University Autonomy
  • Republic of Moldova


  • 1 Talks and presentations in private or public companies

Internationalisation of universities is unethical

Romeo V. Turcan (Lecturer)

26 Apr 201727 Apr 2017

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalks and presentations in private or public companies


  • Research Output

    Value, What Value? University Business Model in Pursuit of Advanced Internationalization

    Juho, A. & Turcan, R. V., 1 Nov 2018, In : Journal of Business Models. 6, 2, p. 44-48

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    Sustenabilitatea Proiectelor Finantate de UE: Cazul Proiectului EUniAM

    Translated title of the contribution: Sustainability of EU Funded Projects: Case of EUniAMBugaian, L., Cotelnic, A., Niculita, A., Pojar, D., Todos, P. & Turcan, R. V., 2 Jun 2017, In : TIMPUL. 21

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    (Re)Discovering University Autonomy

    Reilly, J., Turcan, R. V. & Bugaian, L., 2016, (Re)Discovering University Autonomy: The Global Market Paradox of Stakeholder and Educational Values in Higher Education. Reilly, J. E., Turcan, R. V. & Bugaian, L. (eds.). New York: Palgrave Macmillan, p. 239-249 12 p.

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