Ovidius University of Constantza (O.U.C.)

Universitatea Ovidius din Constanta (UOC)

Ovidius University of Constanţa is a public higher education institution located in Constanţa, Romania. Established in 1961, it was transformed into a comprehensive university in 1990 and in 1991 it took the present name, in the honor of the Roman poet Publius Ovidius Naso, who was exiled in Tomis, Constanţa of nowadays. With about 15000 students, of which about 1100 are international, and about 1100 academic and administrative staff, Ovidius is the largest university in the European Union at the Black Sea. With fully accredited programs in all three cycles of university studies (bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral programs) the university has a wide range of fields of study, from medicine and life sciences to socio-economic sciences and law, from arts and humanities to applied sciences and engineering. Ovidius University has adopted a triple mission, supporting an entrepreneurial approach to education, research and engagement with the community. Its strategic priorities are aligned with the UN’s 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development as well as with the EU’s Blue Growth Strategy and Digitization Strategy.

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