Biographical Data – Andrei Marga

1. TITLES

2012- 2012-present 2012 Associate Professor, Bucharest University Senior Researcher, The Romanian Academy, Bucharest  Visiting Professor, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem (Israel)
2005 Visiting Professor, “Paul Valery” University, Montpellier (France)
2004-2005 Gast-Professor, University of Vienna (Austria)
2004 “Erich Voegelin” Gast-Professor, Ludwig Maximilians University, München (Germany)
1990-2012 Professor of Contemporary Philosophy and Logic – “Babeş-Bolyai” University (BBU), Cluj, Romania
1979-1990 Lecturer – Cluj BBU
1971-1979 Assistant Lecturer – Cluj BBU

2. INTERNATIONAL ACADEMIC APPOINTMENTS (selective list)

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Senior Consultant for the International Network of Confucius Institutes (HANBAN Foundation, Beijing, China)
Expert of the Hochschulrektorenkonferenz (HRK) (Germany)
Expert of the Agenzia per la Valutazione e la Promozione della Qualità delle Facoltà Ecclesiastiche (Vatican)
Member of the Collegium of the Journal Society and Economy, Corvinus University (Budapest) 
Member of the Collegium of the Journal of Law, University of Sao Paulo (Brazil)  Honorary President of the Danube Rectors’ Conference
Member of the Academia Europea, Salzburg (Austria) Member of the Advisory Board of the European Association for International Education, Amsterdam (Netherlands)
Member of the Academia Europea, Jena (Germany)  President of the Danube Rectors’ Conference
Member of the Collegium of the Magna Charta Observator, Bologna (Italy)
2004-2010 Member of the Council of the United Nations University, Tokyo (Japan)
2001-2005 Member of the Board of the European University Association, Brussels
2001-2003 Member of the International Advisory Commission of the University of Economics, Budapest (Hungary)
2001-2012 Member of the Kuratorium of the Institut für Kulturgeschichte Süd-Ost Europa, München (Germany)
1998-2011 Vice-chair of the CEPES – UNESCO Board
1998 Vice-president of the UNESCO World Conference on Higher Education, Paris
1995-2001 Member of the Committee of Higher Education and Research, Council of Europe, Strasbourg

3. INTERNATIONAL PRIZES 

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Prize of Sara and Haim Ianculovici Foundation – Haifa (Israel)  Herder Prize (Austria – Germany) Gold Medal – University of Tübingen (Germany) Romania Israel Award & The Medal of Jerusalem (Israel)

4. STATE AWARDS AND OTHER FOREIGN AWARDS

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Doctor Honoris Causa – Baku Pedagogical State University (Azerbaidjan)
Doctor Honoris Causa – “Alecu Russo” Balti State University (Moldova)
Doctor Honoris Causa – “Corvinus” University of Budapest (Hungary)
Ordine della Stella della Solidarietà Italiana in grado di Cavaliere (President of the Italian Republic)
Honorary Dignitary of Carmel City (Israel)
Doctor Honoris Causa – “Paul Valery” University of Montpellier (France)
Doctor of Humane Letters – Plymouth State University of New Hampshire State (USA)
A Commendation of the Governor of the State of New Hampshire (USA) 
Medaglia Pontificia. – of  BenedictusXVI (Vatican) Medaglia Pontificia of  Joannes Paulus II (Vatican)
Das Grosse Verdienstkreuz  of President of Germany)
Doctor Honoris Causa – Debrecen University (Hungary)
Palmes Académiques Ministère de l’Education Nationale (France)
Gra-Cruz da Ordem National do Merito (President of Portugal)
Doctor Honoris Causa – “Ion Creangă” University of Chişinău (Republic of Moldova)
Insigne Aureum – University of Maribor (Slovenia)
Grand Officier de l’Ordre National du Mérite (President of France)

5. NATIONAL PRIZES

2003 “Brătianu” National Award (Romania)
1985 “Simion Bărnuţiu” Award of the Romanian Academy

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7. EDUCATION

1976 Ph.D. in Contemporary Philosophy (BBU)
1971 B.A. in Philosophy with minor in Sociology (BBU)

Fellowships (for at least one semester):

1996 National Endowment for Democracy,Washington DC (USA)
1991 Woodrow Wilson Center,Washington DC (USA)
1980 – 1994 DAAD, Universities of Erlangen, Münster, and Frankfurt am Main Universities; “Max Planck” Institute – Starnberg (Germany)

Scholarships (for at least one year):

1975 – 1976 DAAD, Freiburg im Breisgau and Bielefeld Universities (Germany)

8. Areas of interest:

Contemporary Philosophy, Philosophy of the European Unification,American Pragmatism, Logic, Religion in the Era of Globalisation, University Development

9. Foreign languages (spoken):

English, German, French, Italian

10. Marital status: Married to Felicia–Delia MARGA – Associate Professor of Modern Applied Languages and Intercultural Communication at “Babeş-Bolyai” University

11. SIGNIFICANT POSITIONS

2012-2013     Preşedintele Institutului Cultural Român
2012             Ministrul Afacerilor Externe al României – Minister of Foreign Affairs
2010-prezent Membru al Uniunii Scriitorilor din România
2008-2012 Rector, Universitatea „Babeș-Bolyai” – Rector of Babeș-Bolyai University
2004-2008 Președinte al Consiliului Academic al Universităţii „Babeș-Bolyai”
1993-2004 Rector, Universitatea „Babeș-Bolyai” – Rector of Babes-Bolyai University
1997-2000 Ministrul Educaţiei Naţionale al României – Minister of National Education
1992-1993 Prorector al Universităţii „Babeș-Bolyai”, 
1990-1992 Decan al Facultăţii de Istorie și Filosofie, Universitatea „Babeș-Bolyai”