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Agora University of Oradea, Romania


Oradea, Romania

In 10th of January 2000, in Oradea was founded the Agora Foundation as a nonprofit, non-governmental, non-political, independent organization, having a humanitarian and non-patrimonial purpose and it was enrolled into the Register of associations and foundations as a private juridical entity. Through the Decision taken by the General Committee of the Founding Members, on 17th of March 2000, inside the Foundation was developed a private university and also the calendar of the activities that should have been followed, in order to get the authorization for the institution, and for the first programs of study.

By the Decision of the Romanian Agency for Quality Assurance in Higher Education, taken on 20th of December 2010, the Agora University was accredited with the qualifier "trust", and the proposal was transmitted to The Romanian Ministry of Education, Research, Youth and Sports. The proposal was transmitted to the Romanian Parliament.

After the approval of the two Chambers of the Romanian Parliament and of the Romanian president, in 3 April 2012 it was published in Romanian Official Gazette no. 222, 1st part, the Act 59/2012 regarding the establishment of Agora University of Oradea.

Agora University of Oradea is a higher education institution of private law and public utility accredited by ARACIS in 20 December 2012 and confirmed by Law 59/29 March 2012. The university rewards diplomas given by the National Education Ministry recognized in Romania, European Union and other countries that Romania has agreements with.

Agora University is included in: "Ready to innovate better prepared to respond to local needs. Quality and diversity of universities in Romania".

Agora University of Oradea is composed of Law and Economics Faculty inside which functions the following authorized/accredited bachelor programs: Accounting and Administration Informatics, Law, Management, Local Police.

And authorized/accredited Master programs: Criminal and Forensic Sciences, Human Resources Management.