The “Next Generation” Virtual College of Excellence

The Virtual College of Excellence “Next Generation” (The Next Generation Invisible College) has three distinct units.


(1) UBB Student Fellowship – Students (bachelor, master, doctoral, including all lines of study)

The Excellence/Performance Scholarships’ winners, coordinated by the Scientific Council of UBB, reunited in an Invisible College of Excellence in Mentored Research/ICEMR [research is focused on (a) the fundamental/exploratory, multi-, inter- and trans-disciplinary issues or (b) sports or cultural-artistic field]

Students of the Students’ Academic Performance College/SAPC (research is focused on multi-, inter- and trans-disciplinary aspects, socially relevant and associated to social volunteering)

  • During the academic year of 2016-2017, the STAR-UBB Institute provided 40 positions in SAPC.
  • During the academic year of 2017-2018, the STAR-UBB Institute provided 40 positions in SAPC.
  • During the academic year of 2018-2019, the STAR-UBB Institute provided 40 positions in SAPC.

Students awarded fellowships for European Doctorate (Doctor Europaeus/Europaea)

  • Moraru Ionut Tudor, Faculty of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering (2018)
  • Popa Marius, Faculty of Letters (2018)
  • Zanellato Gianluca, Faculty of Economical Sciences and Business Administration (2018)
  • Ionela Bogdan, Faculty of History and Philosophy (2017)
  • Viktória Kulcsár, Faculty of Psychology and Educational Sciences (2017)
  • Bartucz Monica, Faculty of Psychology and Educational Sciences (2017)
  • Dragos Onescu, Faculty of European Studies (2017)

(2) UBB Postdoctoral Fellowships Postdoctoral researchers


(3) UBB Young FellowshipsYoung researchers


Each excellence unit has integrated actions, such as periodic presentations of the undertaken projects, in order to stimulate multi-, inter- and trans-disciplinary research.