General Facts

The Bucharest Summer University is the official summer school of the Bucharest University of Economic Studies organised annually by the Bucharest University of Economic Studies Students’ Union (USASE) and the ASE Students’ Senate, with the academic mentorship of one of the eleven faculties from our university.

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This international cultural and academic event, which will take place between the 12th and the 26th of August, focuses on economic problems and related fields of interest and has as main objective to promote common academic values.

International Students

The participants of the Bucharest Summer University are students from all levels, bachelor, masters and PhD, from Europe and all around the world. Last year the event brought together 45 participants from 17 different countries: Albania, Armenia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Georgia, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Republic of Moldova, Nicaragua, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Spain, Thailand, Vietnam, USA, representing a truly cultural concert of diversity.

Your Academic Rewards

At the end of the two weeks period of courses, seminars, workhops and debates sustained or moderated by renowned professors and national and international specialists and after passing a final exam, the participants can receive 5 ECTS (European Credit Transfer System).


The summer school’s previous editions provided an international platform for cooperation among the following themes: Globalisation through Business and Management, Public Value, Politics and Public Management in the European Union, Entrepreneurship and Agribusiness Intentions in the Global Economy, Financial Challenges and Opportunities in a Competitive Economy, Creativity and Innovation for Future Businesses, Energy and Economic Growth, Risk and Security in the Globalised World, Economic and Politic in the Globalised Society, The Four Fundamental Liberties of the European Union, Global Investment Strategies in the New Economic Reality and Information and Governance in the Future Global Economy. You can find out more about the previous editions in the section Other Editions.

Experienced Speakers

The previous editions aimed to bring together experienced international chairpersons and speakers, key players and professionals with different backgrounds, great experience and knowledge. Among them, we mention: Dr. Jeffrey R Franks (Former Chief of the International Monetary Fund Delegation in Romania), Mitsuharu Mitsui, PhD (Professor at Okayama University of Commerce, Japan), Aharon Tziner, PhD (Dean and Vice Rector of the School of Behavioral Sciences, Netanya Academic College), His Excellency, Mr. Ambassador Sergiu Celac (EURISC manager, ex-Foreign Minister), Robert Orttung, PhD (Assistant Director of the Institute for European, Russian, and Eurasian Studies, Research Associate Professor of International Affairs), Oystein Noreng, PhD (Professor of Petroleum Economics and Management at BI Norwegian School of Management, Oslo, Norway).

Discover Romania

Furthermore, besides the two weeks of classes, this event represents a great opportunity for the participants to discover a new culture through a series of planned recreational events and challenging activities, such as: Bucharest City Tour, an adventurous trip in Romania, team buildings, social events, Global Village (a presentation of each participant’s country in our project, an exhibition and tasting of traditional products) and many others.