Universitatea Ovidius din Constanta (UOC)
Ovidius University of Constanta is a public higher education institution in Constanţa, founded in 1961 as a Pedagogical Institute and transformed into a comprehensive university in 1990. As the Charter of the university states, the Pedagogical Institute was founded by Order of the Ministry of Education no. 654 of 1961, comprising four faculties. By State Council Decree no. 209 of 1977 the institute was transformed in Higher Education Institute and reorganized. By Government Decision 209 of 1990 the institute was transformed in university and, a year later, by Order of the Ministry of Education and Science no. 4894 of 1991 the university was given the present name.