Director General

Gabriela Drăgan

Gabriela Drăgan
Director General
phone extension: 110
gabriela.dragan@ier.gov.ro


Gabriela Drăgan is Director General of the European Institute of Romania since 30 July 2009 (1 January 2008 – 29 July 2009 she was acting Director General). In the period 2002 – 2006 she was the coordinator of the European Studies Department within EIR.

Mrs. Drăgan is also a Jean Monnet professor, expert in European Integration and university professor at the Faculty of International Business and Economics, Bucharest University of Economic Studies.

She has published, as author or co-author, a significant number of books and articles (indexed in international databases, published in scientific volumes or conference proceedings), she is a member of the Romanian Association for European Integration Studies, the European Regional Studies Association (ERSA), the Romanian Association of Regional Studies, and, as of January 2008, Director of the Romanian Journal of European Affairs, edited by the European Institute of Romania, member of the Editorial Board of the Romanian Economic Journal – Faculty of International Business and Economics, member of the Editorial Board of the Bulletin of the Petroleum-Gas University of Ploieşti, Economic Studies Series etc.

She has participated as a speaker or moderator in many national and international debates, workshops, conferences (organized by the Romanian Academy, Vienna University, Institute for World Economics - Budapest, European Institute of Japan, Kobe and Tokyo, Centre for Security Cooperation in Croatia, European Forum Wachau - Austria, Hebrew University – Tel Aviv, Economic Forum Krynica, Republic of Poland etc).

In November 2013, Mrs. Drăgan received the high-rank decoration the Knight's Cross of the Order for Merit of the Republic of Poland, conferred by the President of the Republic of Poland, in recognition of her contribution to promoting Polish-Romanian cooperation in European affairs.