Associate Professor, Bucharest University

Senior Researcher, The Romanian Academy, Bucharest

Visiting Professor, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem (Israel)


Visiting Professor, “Paul Valery” University, Montpellier (France)


Gast-Professor, University of Vienna (Austria)


Erich Voegelin” Gast-Professor, Ludwig Maximilians University, München (Germany)


Professor of Contemporary Philosophy and Logic – “Babeş-Bolyai” University (BBU), Cluj, Romania


Lecturer – Cluj BBU


Assistant Lecturer – Cluj BBU



Senior Consultant for theInternational 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 ofLaw, University ofSaoPaulo (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 theAcademia Europea, Jena (Germany)


President of the Danube Rectors’ Conference


Member of the Collegium of the Magna Charta Observatory, Bologna (Italy)


Member of the Council of the United Nations University, Tokyo (Japan)


Member of the Board of the European University Association, Brussels (Belgium)


Memberof the International Advisory Commission of the University of Economics, Budapest (Hungary)
2001present Member of the Kuratorium of the Institut für Kulturgeschichte Süd-Ost Europa, München (Germany)
1998present Vice-chair of theCEPES – UNESCO Board


Vice-president of the UNESCO World Conference on Higher Education, Paris


Memberof the Committee of Higher Education and Research, Council of Europe, Strasbourg

3. SIGNIFICANT POSITIONS (selective list)


President of the Romanian Cultural Institute


Minister of Foreign Affairs of Romania


Member of the Uniunea Scriitorilor din România



Rector, “Babeş-Bolyai” University, Cluj (Romania)


President of the Academic Council of “Babeş-Bolyai” University,
Cluj (Romania)

Rector, “Babeş-Bolyai” University (BBU), Cluj (Romania)

  • organized BBU as a multicultural university, with studies in Romanian (89 degree offering sections), Hungarian (51 degree offering sections), and German (13 degree offering sections) in 20 Faculties and 18 University Colleges;

  • BBU has become the most comprehensive institution of higher education in Romania;

  • established BBU as part of the international network of universities;

  • in October 2003, BBU was the host of the 5th Conference of the European University Association – Working together: Joint Degrees.

1997-2000            Minister of National Education of Romania

  • launched the program of a comprehensive reform of education involving: curriculum reform, changes in the academic and the financial management of education, decentralization, reorganization of research;

  • creation of a new relationship between school and its social and economic environment, improvement of the infrastructure, introduction of IT;

  • promoted advanced forms of international cooperation and aimed at a complete transition to a European system of education in Romania;

  • in 2000, the Ministry organized in Bucharest the 4th Conference of the European Ministers of Education;

  • in May 2000, Romania concluded the negotiations with the European Union on the Chapter “Education”.

1992-1993            Vice-Rector of “Babeş-Bolyai” University, Cluj

1990-1992            Dean of the Faculty of History and Philosophy, “Babeş-Bolyai” University, Cluj



Prize of Sara and Haim Ianculovici Foundation – Haifa (Israel)


Herder Prize (Austria – Germany)


Gold Medal – University of Tübingen (Germany)


Romania IsraelAward & The Medal of Jerusalem (Israel)



Doctor Honoris CausaBaku Pedagogical State University (Azerbaidjan)


Doctor Honoris Causa – “Alecu Russo” Balti State University (Republic of 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. Anno I. BenedictusXVI (Vatican)


Medaglia Pontificia. Anno XXVI. Joannes Paulus II (Vatican)


Das Grosse Verdienstkreuz (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)



Brătianu” National Award (Romania)


Simion Bărnuțiu” Award of the Romanian Academy



Patriarchal Cross – The Romanian Orthodox Church (Romania)


Doctor Honoris Causa – “Constantin Brâncuşi” University of Târgu Jiu (Romania)


Doctor Honoris Causa – “Ştefan cel Mare” University of Suceava (Romania)


Doctor Honoris Causa – “1 Decembrie 1918” University of Alba Iulia (Romania)

Friend of the Jewish Communities in Romania” Medal – The Federation of Jewish Communities of Romania


Doctor Honoris Causa – University of Oradea (Romania)


Doctor Honoris Causa – The “Petru Maior” University of Târgu-Mureş (Romania)


The Gold Badge – The Democratic Forum of Germans in Banat (Romania)


Crucea Transilvană – Arhiepiscopia Ortodoxă Română a Vadului, Feleacului şi Clujului (Romania)


Iuliu Hossu” Medal – The Greek-Catholic Bishopric of Cluj – Gherla (Romania)


The National Order of Merit, rank of Grand Cross (Romania)


Doctor Honoris Causa – The University of Baia Mare (Romania)


St. Andrew the Apostle Cross Order – Galați (Romania)


Doctor Honoris Causa – The “Alexandru Ioan Cuza” University, Iaşi (Romania)


Honorary Citizen of the City of Bistrița (Romania)



Ph.D. in Contemporary Philosophy (BBU)


B.A. in Philosophy with minor in Sociology (BBU)

Fellowships (for at least one semester):


National Endowment for Democracy,Washington DC (USA)


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)

9. Foreign languages (spoken):

English, German, French, Italian

10. Areas of interest:

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

11. Marital Status:

Married to Felicia–Delia MARGA – Associate Professor of Modern Applied Languages and Intercultural Communication at “Babeş-Bolyai” University, Cluj, Romania


A. Books – single author:

  1. Schimbarea lumii (geopolitică, globalizare, cultură) (World Change – geopolitics, globalization, culture), Editura Academiei Române, Bucharest, 2013 (forthcoming)

  2. Guvernanță şi guvernare (Governance and government), Compania, Bucharest, 2013 (forthcoming)

  3. Cultură, democrație, modernizare (Culture, democracy, modernization), Insitutul Cultural Român, Bucharest, 2012, 216 p.

  4. Gott heute denken – Zur Philosophie und Theologie Joseph Ratzingers, Pustet Verlag, Regensburg, 2012, 256 p.

  5. Crizele modernității târzii, Editura Academiei Române, Bucharest, 2012

  6. Criză şi după criză. Schimbarea lumii (Crisis and after the crisis. The change of the World), Eikon, Cluj, 2012, 342 p. (third edition).

  7. The Pragmatic Reconstruction of Philosophy, Cluj University Press, Cluj, 2012, 216 p.

  8. The Destiny of Europe, Editura Academiei Române, Bucharest, 2011, 496 p.

  9. România actuală (Diagnoză), Editura Eikon, Cluj, 2011, 250 p.

  10. După cincisprezece ani. Fifteen Years after (1998-2004 şi 2008-2012), Presa Universitară Cluj, 2011, 229 p.

  11. Riflessioni italiane, Editura Grinta, 2011, 182 p.

  12. Profilul şi reforma Universității clujene (Profile and Reform of the Cluj University), Cluj University Press, Cluj, 2011, 480 p. (third edition).

  13. Challenges, Values and Vision, Cluj University Press, Cluj, 2011, 475 p. (second edition).

  14. Argumentarea (Argumentation), Editura Academiei Române, Bucharest, 2010, 303 p.
  15. Absolutul astăzi. Teologia şi filosofia lui Joseph Ratzinger (Theabsolutetoday. JosephRatzinger’s theologyand philosophy), Editura Eikon, Cluj, 2010, 370 p.
  16. Frații mai mari. Intâlniri cu iudaismul (The Elder brothers. EncounterswithJudaism), Editura Hasefer, Bucharest, 2009, 270 p.
  17. Philosophie der europäischen Einigung, Cluj University Press, Cluj, 2009, 380 p.
  18. La Sortie du Relativisme, Editura Limes, Cluj, 2008, 324 p. (second edition).
  19. Philosophia et Theologia Hodie, Editura Fundației pentru Studii Europene, Cluj, 2008, 580 p.
  20. Dialoguri cu David Ward, Henri Paul, Roland Lohkamp, Michel Grimaldi, E.S. Zenon Cardinal Grocholewski, Hans Gert Pöttering, E.S. Christoph Cardinal Schönborn, Î.P.S. Bartolomeu Anania, Robert S. Wistrich, Gianfranco Ghirlanda, Édith Cresson, Hans Küng, René-Samuel Sirat, Gianni Vattimo, Cluj University Press, Cluj, 2008, 389 p.
  21. Diagnoze. Articole şi eseuri(Diagnostics. Articlesand essays), Editura Eikon, Cluj, 2008, 550 p.
  22. Relativism and Its Consequences. Relativismul şi consecințele sale, Cluj University Press, Cluj, 2007, 350 p.
  23. Anii reformei 1997-2000 (The Years of Reform 1997-2000), Editura Fundației pentru Studii Europene, Cluj, 2007, 570 p. (second edition)
  24. Filosofia lui Habermas (The Philosophy of Habermas), Editura Polirom, Iaşi, 2006, 520 p.
  25. Speranța Rațiunii. Interviuri (The Hope in Reason. Interviews), Editura Fundației pentru Studii Europene, Cluj, 2006, 412 p.
  26. University Reform Today, Cluj University Press, 2005, 450 p. (fourth edition)
  27. Bildung und Modernisierung, Cluj University Press, 2005, 364 p. (third edition)
  28. Die kulturelle Wende. Philosophische Konsequenzen der Transformation, Cluj University Press, Cluj, 2004, 610 p.
  29. După unsprezece ani. Eleven years after, Cluj University Press, 2004, 110 p.
  30. Religia în era globalizării (Religion in the Era of Globalisation), Editura Fundației pentru Studii Europene, Cluj, 2003, 285 p.
  31. Filosofia unificării europene (The Philosophy of European Unification), Editura Fundației pentru Studii Europene, Cluj, 2003, 436 p. (third edition)
  32. Introducere in filosofia contemporană (Introduction to the Contemporary Philosophy), Editura Polirom, Iaşi, 2002, 560 p. (second edition)

  33. Ieşirea din trecut (Documente şi reflecții) (The Way Out of the Past – Documents and Reflections), Editura Alma Mater, Cluj, 2002, 264 p.

  34. Educația în tranziție (Education in Transition), Editura Dacia, Cluj, 1999, 126 p.

  35. Reconstrucția pragmatică a filosofiei (The Pragmatic Reconstruction of Philosophy), Editura Polirom, Iaşi, 1998, 193 p.

  36. Academic Reform. A Case Study, Cluj University Press, 1997, 100 p.

  37. Universitatea în tranziție (University in Transition), Editura Apostrof, Cluj, 1996, 209 p.

  38. Philosophy in the Eastern Transition, Editura Apostrof, Cluj, 1995, 283 p. (extended version)

  39. Explorări în actualitate (Explorations into the Present Time), Editura Apostrof, Cluj, 1995, 187 p.

  40. Introducere în metodologia şi argumentarea filosofică (Introduction to the Philosophical Methodology and Argumentation), Editura Dacia, Cluj, 1992, 194 p.

  41. Raționalitate, comunicare, argumentare (Rationality, Communication, Argumentation), Editura Dacia, Cluj, 1991, 327 p.

  42. Cunoaştere şi sens. Perspective critice asupra pozitivismului (Cognition and Sense. A Critical Approach to Positivism), Editura Politică, Bucharest, 1984, 256 p.

  43. Herbert Marcuse. Studiu critic (Herbert Marcuse. A Critical Study), Editura Dacia, Cluj, 1980, 250 p.

B. Books – co-author:

  1. Democracy as a form of Life”, in Maria Marczewska-Rytko. Ed. Democratic Thought in the Age of Globalisation, Marie Curie-Sklodowska University Press, Lublin, 2012, p.15-38.

  2. Politica e religione. Voegelin oggi” in Gian Franco Lami (a cura di) Lo stato degli studi Voegeliniani a cinquant’anni dalla pubblicazione di Ordine e Storia, Tipomonza, Milano, 2011, pp. 84-93.

  3. Religion and the State Nowadays”, in Auflösung historischer Konflikte im Donauraum. Festschrift für Ferenc Glatz zum 70. Geburtstag, Arnold Suppan (Hrsg.), Budapest, Akadémiai Kiadó, 2011, pp. 27-42.

  4. The University of the 21st Century: Challenges, in The International Journal of Higher Education and Democracy – AUDEM, volume 1, State University of New York Press, 2010, pp. 18-46.

  5. Rumänien zwanzig Jahre nach den demokratischen Umbrüchen von 1989”, in Hans-Joachim Veen, Peter März, Franz-Josef Schlichting (Hrsg.), Die Folgen der Revolution. 20 Jahre nach dem Kommunismus, Böhlau Verlag Köln Weimar Wien, 2010, pp. 83-99.

  6. Multilingualism, multiculturalism and autonomy”, in Sjur Bergan and Radu Damian (Eds.), Higher education for modern societies: competences and values, Council of Europe higher education series No. 15, Council of Europe Publishing, 2010, pp. 49-55.

  7. Die Funktion der kritischen Theorie im politischen Transformationsprozess Osteuropas”, in Cristian Alvarado Leyton, Philipp Erchinger (Hrsg.), Identitätund Unterschied. Zur Theorie von Kultur, Differenz und Transdifferenz, Transcript Verlag, Bielefeld, 2010, pp. 263-275.

  8. The University and the Relativism”, in Seminarium. Commentarii Pro Seminariis, Vocationibus Ecclesiasticis, Universitatibus et Scholis Catholicis, Nova Series Anno XLIX, No. 4, Città del Vaticano, octombrie-decembrie 2009, pp. 617-643.

  9. Competitiveness, Values, Vision (European Aspects)”, in Il Caleidoscopio delle identità. Contributi per l’Europa, a cura di Giuliana Parotto, EUT – Edizioni Università di Trieste, Trieste, 2009, pp. 99-118.

  10. The University of the 21st century. Challenges”, in Rassegna di Pedagogia. Pädagogische Umschau, Fabrizio Serra Editore, Pisa – Roma, LXVII 1-4, Gennaio-Dicembre 2009, pp. 215-231.

  11. Multiculturalism, inter-culturality and leadership”, in Higher Education at a time of transformation, Palgrave Macmillan, New York, 2009, pp. 57-58.

  12. The Way Out of Relativism. To the Firm Values”, in Andrei Marga, Theodor Berchem, Jan Sadlak (Eds.), Living in Truth. A Conceptual Framework for a Wisdom Society and the European Construction, Cluj University Press, 2008, pp. 111-126.

  13. Konkurenčnost, Vrednote, Vizija”, in Obrazi Evrope. Evropa, Svet in Humanost V 21. Stoletju, Inštitut Nove revije, zavod da humanistiko, Ljubljana, 2008, pp. 98-104.

  14. Sul concetto di Europa tra Settecento e Ottocento”, in Francesco Guida (a cura di), Dalla Giovine Europa alla Grande Europa, Carocci Editore, Roma, 2007, pp. 9-24.

  15. The Religious Turn. On the new Relation between Science, Philosophy and Religion”, in Miroslav Polzer, Silvo Devetak, Ludvik Toplak, Felix Unger and Maria Eder (Eds.), Religion and European Integration. Religion as a Factor of Stability and Development in South Eastern Europe, Volume 6, Weimar, 2007, pp. 281-292.

  16. The Cultural Legitimacy of the European University”, in Seminarium. Commentarii Pro Seminariis, Vocationibus Ecclesiasticis, Universitatibus et Scholis Catholicis, Nova Series Anno XLVII, No. 2, Città del Vaticano, 2007, pp. 529-554.

  17. Die Wiederherstellung des Dreiecks, Jerusalem, Athens, Rom”, in Klaus Dethloff, Ludwig Nagl, Friedrich Wolfram (Hrsg.), «Die Grenze des Menschen ist göttlich», Beiträge zur Religionsphilosophie, Parerga Verlag, Berlin, 2007, pp. 69-105.

  18. La correlación de las identidades”, in Christian Wenzlaff – Eggbert (Ed.), Europa como espacio cultural: La identidad y las instituciones europeas, “Kölner Beiträge zur Lateinamerika – Forschung”, Hrsgb. von Christian Wentzlaff-Eggbert und Martin Traine, Universität zu Köln, 2006, pp. 12-25.

  19. Academic Consequences of Globalisation. Open markets, autonomous organizations, creative minds”, in Malcolm H. Field, James Figan (Eds.), Education Across Borders. Philosophy, Policy, Pedagogy. New Paradigms and Challenges, Waseda University, Tokyo, 2005, pp. 17-28.

  20. Die Mission und die Funktionen der Universität heute”, in Universität in der Gesellschaft. Verantwortung und Chancen für die Zukunft. Wilfried Böhm und Martin Lindauer (Hrsg.), Ernst Klett Verlag, Stuttgart, Dusseldorf, Leipzig, 2003, pp.183-211.

  21. Ein großer Schritt voran. Über das Österreichische Universitätsgesetz 2002”, in Stefan Titscher, Sigurd Hollinger (Hrsg.), Hochschulreform in Europa – konkret. Österreichs Universitäten auf dem Weg vom Gesetz zur Realität, Leske und Budrich Verlag, Opladen, 2003, pp. 23-40.

  22. Die Bedeutung der Bibel für die Kultur in Rumänien”, in Karl Schwarz und Wolfgang Wischmeyer, SOMEF. Süd-Ost-Mittel-Europäischer Fakultätentag für Evangelische Theologie. Dokmentation der Kongresse 1999 und 2001, Wien, 2002, pp. 127-136.

  23. Europäische Identitätsbildung in Osteuropa”, in Ludwig Kühnhardt (Hrsg.), Europäische Identität: Paradigmen und Methodenfragen, CEIS, Bonn, 2001.

  24. Remembrance of Tragedy”, in The Stockholm International Forum on the Holocaust, Proceedings, Stockholm, 2000, pp.143-144.

  25. Vom Relativismus zu festen Werten”, in Horst Fassel und Christoph Waack (Hrsg.), Regionen im Östlichen Europa – Kontinuitäten, Zäsuren und Perspektiven, Im Selbstverlag des Geographischen Instituts der Universität Tübingen, 2000, pp. 5-14.

  26. Quality of Education and Social Cohesion”, in Strengthening the Common European House of Education. Social Cohesion and Quality – a Challenge for Education, Portugal, 2000, pp.18-20.

  27. Sprache als Machtinstrument”, in Krista Zach (Hrsg.), Rumänien im Brennpunkt, Verlag Süd-Ostdeutsches Kulturwerk, München, 1998, pp. 271 – 282.

  28. Grenzen und Dilemmata der Transformation”, in Armin Nassehi (Hrsg.), Nation, Ethnie, Minderheit. Beiträge zur Aktualität ethnischer Konflikte, Böhlau Verlag, Köln, Weimar, Wien, 1997, pp. 409-426.

  29. The Culture of Scholarship in Europe Today”, in “Daedalus”. Journal of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, Volume 123, No. 3, 1997, pp.171-184.

  30. Limits and Dilemmas of Transition”, in Elzbieta Matynia (ed.), Grappling with Democracy. Deliberations on Post-Communist Societies (1990-1995), Sociologicke Nakladatelstvi, Praga, 1996, pp. 92-100.

  31. The Modern World and the Individual”, in Bernd Magnus and Stephen Cullenberg (eds.), Whither Marxism? Global Crises in International Perspectives, Routledge, New-York and London, 1995, pp. 79-108.

C. Translations from German and editions of translations from English and German:

  1. Jürgen Habermas, Cunoaştere şi comunicare, Editura Politică, Bucharest, 1983.

  2. Manfred Riedel, Comprehensiune sau explicare?, Editura Dacia, Cluj, 1989.

  3. Filosofia americană. Antologie, Volumul 1, Filosofia americană clasică. „Introducere”, Editura All, Bucharest, 2000.

  4. Hans Küng, Judaismul, Editura Hasefer, Bucharest, 2005, „Introducere: O cotitură istorică”.

  5. Jürgen Habermas, Joseph Ratzinger, Dialectica secularizării. Despre rațiune şi credință, Editura Apostrof, Cluj, 2005, „Introducere: Premisele unei dezbateri epocale: Habermas – Ratzinger”.

  6. Joseph Ratzinger Benedict XVI, Interpretarea biblică în criză, Editura Fundației pentru Studii Europene, Cluj, 2008, „Introducere: Metodologia lui Joseph Ratzinger”.

  7. Joseph Ratzinger Benedict XVI, Europa în criza culturilor, Editura Apostrof, Cluj, 2008, „Introducere: Europa lui Joseph Ratzinger”.

  8. Andrei Marga, Theodor Berchem, Jan Sadlak (eds.), Living in Truth. A Conceptual Framework for a Wisdom Society and the European Construction, Cluj University Press, 2008.

D. Studies and articles in different languages (selective list)

(over 30 studies and articles highly ranked in international databases)

  1. Religion and the State Nowadays”, in Reason and Faith at the Beginning of the New Millennium, Monica Meruțiu (ed.), Cluj-Napoca, EFES, 2011, pp. 21-38.

  2. The European Identity. A Generative Concept”, in Cádiz y la constitución de 1812, Christian Wentzlaff-Eggebert (ed.), Martín Traine (coord.), La Plata, Ediciones del lado de Acá, 2011, pp. 19-49.

  3. About University Governance”, in Balkan Universities network meeting ”Balkan spring educational conference – Challenges of Higher Education Institutions in the Balkans, Trakya University, 2010, pp. 92-110.

  4. Consequences of the crises: new concepts”, in Society and Economy – Journal of the Corvinus University of Budapest, Budapest, 2010, pp. 179-194.

  5. Intentionnalité et Signification”, in Studia Europaea,No. 3, Cluj-Napoca, 2010, pp. 5-21.

  6. Emancipation, Assimilation, Dissimilation”,inStudia Judaica, XVIII, Cluj-Napoca, 2010, pp. 17-39.

  7. Prospettive del sistema universitario romeno: attuazione del Processo di Bologna”, in Michele Marsonet (a cura di), Atti del Convegno Genova, la Romania e l’Europa, Genova, 29-30 Gennaio 3010, Brigati, Genova, 2010, pp. 15-32.

  8. Europe and America”, in Ernest H. Latham, Jr. (Ed.), US – Romanian Relations in the Twentieth Century, Cluj University Press, 2010, pp. 19-30.

  9. Die Krise 2008-2009”, in Nóda Mózses, Zamfir Korinna, Diósi Dávid, Bodó Márta (Eds.), Ideje az emlékezésnek.Liber amicorum: a 60 éves Marton József köszöntése, Szent István Társulat, Budapesta, Verbum, Cluj-Napoca, 2010, pp. 275-288.

  10. Foreword: The Applied Theory of Multiple Identities”, in Rareş Moldovan, Petronia Petrar (Eds.), Constructions of Identity (V), Napoca-Star, Cluj-Napoca, 2009, pp. 5-6.

  11. Emancipation, assimilation, dissimilation”, in Alina Branda, Ion Cuceu (Eds.), Romania Occidentalis, Romania Orientalis. Festschrift für Ion Taloş, Editura Fundației pentru Studii Europene, Editura Mega, Cluj-Napoca, 2009, pp. 371-387.

  12. Democracy as Form of Life”, in Eurolimes. Journal of the Institute for Euroregional Studies “Jean Monnet” European Centre of Excellence, University of Oradea & University of Debrecen, Volume 8, Autumn 2009, pp. 141-153.

  13. Le radici comuni dell’Europa: il giudaismo e il cristianesimo”, in La Gazzada, Istituto Superiore di Studi Religiosi, Fondazione Ambrosiana Paolo VI, No. 57/XXIX, II, 2009,pp. 31-38.

  14. Joseph Ratzingers Methodologie”, in Transylvanian Review, Volume XVIII, No. 3, 2009, Cluj, pp.106-123.

  15. European Consequences of Moses Maimonides’ Thinking?”, in Studia Judaica, Volume XVII, Cluj-Napoca, 2009, pp. 19-35.

  16. Values of the University”, in Jan Sadlak, Klaus Hüfner, Remus Pricopie and Laura Grünberg (Eds.), Topical Contributions and Outcomes, UNESCO-CEPES Forum on Higher Education in the Europe Region: Access, Values, Quality and Competitiveness, Bucharest, 2009, pp. 151-174.

  17. Freiheit, Reform, europäische Integration (Über die kritische Theorie)”, in Rainer Schubert and Mihai-Andrei Todoca (Eds.), Aufklärung heute / Iluminismul astăzi, Cluj University Press, 2008, pp. 161-195.

  18. Multiculturalism, Interculturality and Leadership”, in Higher Education in the World 3, Palgrave Macmillan, New York, 2008, pp. 114-118.

  19. Management, Strategic Planning and Vision. Practical Aspects”, in Journal of University Development and Academic Management, Cluj University Press, Volume V, No. 9-10, September 2008, pp. 49-60.

  20. The University of the 21st Century. Challenges”, in Journal of University Development and Academic Management, Cluj University Press, Volume V, No. 9-10, September 2008, pp. 117-149.

  21. What is Kabbalah?”, in Studia Judaica, Volume XVI, Cluj-Napoca, 2008, pp. 22-29.

  22. Nietzsche’s Europa”, in Ştefan Cobzaş (Ed.), Topics in Mathematics, Computer Science and Philosophy. A Festschrift for Wolfgang W. Breckner on his 65th Anniversary, Cluj University Press, 2008, pp. 1-22.

  23. The Frontiers of Europe”, in Studia Universitatis Babeş-Bolyai, Studia Europaea, LII, 3, Cluj-Napoca, 2007, pp. 5-11.

  24. Die Öffnung des Ostens. Wiederbelebung der demokratischen Traditionen”, in Dr. Christian Bode und Dr. Dorothea Jecht (Hrsg.), 20 Jahre “Wandel durch Austausch”, Festschrift für Theodor Berchem, Moeker Merkur Druck und Medien GmbH & Co. KG, Köln, 2007, pp. 81-85.

  25. Az oktatásügy szükséges reformjai”, in Aki a gondolatokat tettre váltja. Tanulmánykötet a 60 éves Koltai Dénes tiszteletére, Pécs, 2007, pp. 131-139.

  26. Pragmatism and the American Mind”, in Philosophy of Pragmatism. Religious Premises, Moral Issues and Historical Impact, Cluj, 2007, pp. 3-19.

  27. On the Intellectual Origins of the Jewish State“, in Studia Judaica, Volume XV, Cluj-Napoca, 2007, pp. 20-29.

  28. Über die postsäkulare Gesellschaft”, in Atheismen und Säkularisierung oder Wie religiös sind noch die Bürgergesellschaften Europas, Stift Heiligenkreuz – Kaisersaal, 2006, pp. 213-230.

  29. Le nouveau concept de l’homme”, in Emilian Cioc and Ciprian Mihali (Eds.), L’Europe à venir : sécularisation, justice, démocratie, Actes de l’Université européenne d’été du réseau OFFRES, IDEA Design & Print, Cluj-Napoca, 3-13 septembre 2006, pp. 15-23.

  30. The Cultural Legitimacy of the European University”, in Higher Education in Europe, Volume 31, No. 4, 2006, pp. 425-438.

  31. Europeanization in Higher Education: the Legitimacy of the University”, in Ivan Rozman & Lucka Lorber (Eds.), The Role of Universities and the Competitiveness of the Danube Region, Maribor University, 2006, pp. 81-94.

  32. Le Debat Habermas – Ratzinger. Convergences et implications”, in Conscience et Liberté, Berna, No. 66, 2005, pp. 65-77.

  33. Europeanization in Educational Policy and Recent Developments within Bologna Process”, in Jan de Groof, Gracienne Lauwers (Eds.), Cultural and Educational Rights in the Enlarged Europe, Wolf Legal Publishers, Nijmegen, 2005, pp. 157-166.

  34. Korszerüség, vallás és müvelödés”, in Emlékkönyv Gálfy Zoltán 80. születésnapjára, Cluj, 2004, pp. 131-143.

  35. Hannah Arendt and History”, in Studia Judaica, Volume XI-XII, Cluj-Napoca, 2004, pp. 137-160.

  36. Multicultural Education in Romania”, in International Journal for Education Law and Policy, Antwerp, 2004, pp. 45-53.

  37. Internationalisation of European Universities”, in Atenei, Review of Ministero dell’ Istruzione, dell’Università e della Ricerca, Roma, 2003.

  38. Kompatibilisierung der Unterrichtsyssteme”, in Institut für Donauraum und Mitteleuropa Info, Sonderheft 8, 2003, pp. 12-15 and 17-18.

  39. Reform of Education in Romania in the 1990s: A Retrospective”, in Higher Education in Europe, Vol. XXVII, Nos. 1-2, 2002, pp. 123-135.

  40. Choices for a Highly Competitive University”, in Salzburg Seminar, Universities Project. Final Report 1997-2002, Salzburg, Viena, Middelburg, 2002, pp. 38-42.

  41. University Autonomy in Romania”, in Autonomy and Responsibility. The Universities’ Obligations for the XXI Century, Bologna University Press, Bologna, 2002, pp. 81-88.

  42. From Teleology to Awareness of Possibility. The Existentialist Turn in Philosophy and Judaism”, in Studia Judaica, Volume X, Cluj-Napoca, 2001 pp. 204-210.

  43. Brain Drain and Professional Development”, in Attracting Young Scientists, Sofia, 2002.

  44. University Interaction in Central and South Eastern Europe”, in Higher Education in Europe, Volume XXVI, No. 2, 2001, pp. 165-169.

  45. Changes in the Education for Roma”, in International Expert Symposium on Roma Questions, Finnish Embassy, Bucharest, 2000, pp. 14-16.

  46. Babeş-Bolyai University”, in UNESCO-CEPES Studies in Higher Education. Ten Years After and Looking Ahead: A Review of the Transformation of Higher Education in Central and Eastern Europe, Bucharest, 2000, pp. 249-267.

  47. Die Universität als Forum des Kulturdialogs. Das Beispiel Klausenburg”, in Horst Förster und Horst Fassel (Hrsg.), Kulturdialog und akzeptierte Vielfalt? Rumänien und rumänische Sprachgebiete nach 1918, Jan Thorbecke Verlag, Stuttgart, 1999, pp. 43-56.

  48. Guidelines for the Reform of Education”, in Higher Education in Europe, Volume XXIV, No. 1, 1999, pp. 131-139.

  49. The Universities’ New Future in Europe”, in CRE Action. Revue de l’Association des Universités Européennes, Berlin, 1998, pp. 65-70.

  50. Die rumänisch–deutschen Kulturbeziehungen nach 1989. Die Erfahrung der Babeş-Bolyai Universität Klausenburg”, in Krista Zach (Hrsg.), Rumänien im Brennpunkt, Verlag Süd-Ostdeutsches Kulturwerk, München, 1998, pp. 111-118.

  51. The Babeş-Bolyai University of Cluj-Napoca”, in Andris Barblan, Catherine Fayaut, Mary O’Mahony (eds.), A European Agenda for Change in Higher Education in the XXI Century. Twenty Case Studies, UNESCO, CRE, Genoa, 1998, pp.7-29.

  52. Experiencing Multicultural Organisation: The Case of Babeş-Bolyai University”, in Higher Education in Europe, Volume XXIII, No. 1, 1998, pp. 77-82.

  53. Die Ausbildungsreform in Rumänien” in Horst Fassel (Hrsg.), Wissenschaftstrukturen in Rumänien vor und nach 1989. Funktionsmodelle und Entwürfe, Institut für Donauschwäbische Geschichte und Landeskunde, Tübingen, 1998, pp. 9-18.

  54. Über die kulturellen Ressourcen der Demokratisierung. Der Fall Rumänien”, in Emeritierung von Georg Weber, Westfälische Wilhelms – Universität zu Münster, 1997, pp. 21-32.

  55. Reforming the Postcommunist University”, in Journal of Democracy, April 1997, Washington DC, pp.159-167.

  56. Europe and America”, in Transylvanian Review, Volume VI, No. 4, 1997, Cluj, pp.14-25.

  57. Lucian Blaga’s Philosophy of Science”, in Transylvanian Review, Volume V, No. 1, 1996, Cluj, pp. 52-62.

  58. Rumänische ethnische Identifizierung”, in Zeitschrift für Siebenbürgische Landeskunde, Böhlau Verlag, Köln, Weimar, Wien, Heft 1, 1995, pp. 35-45.

  59. Cultural and Political Trends in Romania Before and After 1989”, in East European Politics and Societies, University of California Press, Volume 7, No. 1, 1993, pp. 14-32.

  60. Vernunft und Schaffen. Über Constantin Noica’s Philosophie”, in Studia Universitatis Babeş-Bolyai, Philosophia, 1, Cluj-Napoca,1990.

  61. Liberté et raison. A propos du destin de la Révolution française”, in Anuarul Institutului de Istorie and Arheologie, Cluj, 1989.

  62. On Rationality”, in Noesis, Bucharest, No. 1, 1988.

  63. La rationalité de la science”, in Revue Roumaine de Sciences Sociales. Philosophie et logique, Bucharest, 1987.

  64. Objectivity and Interest in Knowledge”, in Noesis, Bucharest, No. 2, 1984.

  65. Sobra los tipos des sciencias”, in Revue Roumaine des Sciences Sociales. Philosophie et logique, No. 4, 1984.

  66. On Meaning”, in Revue Roumaine de Sciences Sociales, Philosophie et Logique, No. 2-3, 1983.

E. Studies and Articles in Romanian language (selective list)

  1. Raționalitate şi complexitate (Asupra concepției lui Luhmann)”, in Revista de Filosofie, No. 5, 1987, Bucharest.

  2. Raționalitatea şi tipurile ei”, in Revista de Filosofie, No. 3, 1987, Bucharest.

  3. Pragmatismul lui Peirce”, in Revista de Filosofie, No. 6, 1986.

  4. Pragmatismul transcendental şi problema cunoaşterii”, in Revista de Filosofie, No. 4, 1986.

  5. Asupra filosofiei lui Bolzano”, in Revista de Filosofie, No. 2, 1986.

  6. Raționalitate, comunicare, argumentare (schiță a ideii de rațiune)”, in Studia, Philosophia, No. 2, 1986.

  7. Raționalismul metodic”, in Revista de Filosofie, No. 3, 1985, Bucharest.

  8. Logica explicației acțiunilor”, in Studia, Philosophia, 1984, Cluj.

  9. Despre teoria intereselor de cunoaştere”, in Revista de Filosofie, No. 5, 1984, Bucharest.

  10. Jaspers versus Heidegger”, in Revista de Filosofie, No. 4, 1983, Bucharest.

  11. Perspectivismul lui Ortega y Gasset”, in Revista de Filosofie, No. 1, 1983, Bucharest.

  12. Conceptualizări filosofice în opera lui Habermas”, in Revista de Filosofie, No. 2, 1982, Bucharest.

  13. Hermeneutica filosofică şi reabilitarea filosofiei practice”, in Revista de Filosofie, No. 1, 1982, Bucharest.

  14. Raționalismul relativist al lui von Wright”, in Studia Universitas Babeş-Bolyai. Philosophia, 1981.

  15. Opera lui Horkheimer”, in Studia Universitas Babeş-Bolyai. Philosophia, 1978.