Chronology

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1 April 2022

Constitutive meeting of the Pro Bono Publico Consortium's Board of Directors

29 March 2022

Premiere of the documentary Erős bástyánk nékünk (Our Strong Fortress), which presents the 20-year-old history of Sapientia University

24 February 2022

Accreditation of the Agriculture study programme (Study Centre in Sfântu Gheorghe)

21 February 2022

Collaboration agreement concluded between Sapientia University and Banat University of Agricultural Sciences and Veterinary Medicine in Timișoara

14-18 February 2022

ARACIS experts carry out the periodic evaluation of the institution in a hybrid way (through online meetings and visits to the University's premises).

20 January 2022

The Pro Bono Publico consortium is established, which is a partnership initiated by Sapientia University, Partium Christian University and the Protestant Theological Institute of Cluj-Napoca, and aims to support both the Hungarian community in Transylvania and the Romanian society in general.

17 December 2021

At the festive meeting of the University Senate, two Bocskai Awards are granted, honouring Professor DÁVID László, PhD, president of the Senate and former rector of the University, and TRÓCSÁNYI László, PhD, member of the European Parliament and former Minister of Justice in Hungary.

16 December 2021

Accreditation of the MA/MSc programme Judicial career (Cluj-Napoca)

26 November 2021

The Senate approves the consortium agreement concluded between Partium Christian University, the Protestant Theological Institute of Cluj-Napoca and Sapientia University.

12 October 2021

After the general meeting of the Founders, the new composition of the Board of Sapientia Foundation is as follows: KATÓ Béla - president, BRENDUS Réka, LAKATOS Sándor, JAKAB Ilona, KÁLLAY Péter, KUN Imre Zoltán, LÁSZLÓFY Pál István, BARBARA Zoltán, SZILÁGYI Éva Gabriella.

3 October 2021

University Day, the jubilee celebration of the 20th anniversary of Sapientia University, organized in Miercurea Ciuc.

Professor Péter Szendrő, President of the National Council of Students’ Research Societies in Hungary (OTDT), receives the title of Doctor Honoris Causa of Sapientia University.

13 September 2021

Opening of the academic year 2021/2022

July 2021

Admissions: 1122 study places in 31 BA/BSc programmes, 296 study places in 12 MA/MSc programmes

21 May 2021

A new memorial plaque dedicated to Prince Stephen Bocskai is unveiled in the Bocskai House, headquarters of the Rector' Office.

April 2021

Students of Sapientia University participate in the sections of the 35th National Scientific Students’ Association Conference (OTDK – Hungary), where they win 21 prizes, including 2 first prizes.

26 March 2021

The Senate establishes the Council of the Study Centre in Sfântu Gheorghe, and appoints its members.

22 January 2021

Upon the proposal of the president, the Senate appoints Professor MAKÓ Zoltán as Permanent Vice-President.

22 January 2021

The Senate approves as deans of the faculties, appointed by the rector: LÁZÁR Ede, PhD - Faculty of Economics, Socio-Human Sciences and Engineering, Miercurea Ciuc, SZENKOVICS Dezső, PhD - Faculty of Sciences and Arts, Cluj-Napoca, DOMOKOS József, PhD - Faculty of Technical and Human Sciences in Târgu Mureș.

22 January 2021

Upon the proposal of the rector, the Senate approves the appointment of Associate Professor MARA Gyöngyvér, PhD, as vice-rector for Education and Quality Assurance, Professor BALOG Adalbert, PhD, as Vice-rector for Scientific Research and Professor FARKAS Csaba, PhD, as Director/Vice-rector for IT Network and Communication.

22 January 2021

The Senate elects Professor DÁVID László, PhD, as president of the Senate of Sapientia University.

31 December 2020

Order of the Minister of Education on the appointment of Professor TONK Márton, PhD, as rector of Sapientia University

22 December 2020

Sapientia University receives the Erasmus Charter for Higher Education (ECHE) for 2021-2027.

9 December 2020

The academic community of Sapientia University elects Professor TONK Márton, PhD, as rector of Sapientia University.

6 November 2020

The new University Senate is formed. Professor TONK Márton, PhD, is elected president of the Senate.

3 October 2020

University Day in Târgu Mureș. Granting of the Bocskai Award to SZILI Katalin, PhD

14 September 2020

Opening of the academic year 2020/2021

September 2020

Sapientia Foundation purchases the building of Melody Hotel in the city centre of Cluj-Napoca.

July 2020

Admissions: 1125 study places in 31 BA/BSc programmes, 291 study places in 12 MA/MSc programmes. The first online admission session

27 February 2020

ARACIS grants provisional authorization for the Forestry BA/BSc study programme (Sfântu Gheorghe).

23 January 2020

Declaration of intent on cooperation concluded between the University of Szeged (Hungary) and Sapientia University and, simultaneously, a collaboration agreement between the Faculty of Agriculture of the University of Szeged and the faculties of Sapientia University

19 December 2019

Accreditation of the Human Resources BA/BSc study programmes (Miercurea Ciuc)

28 November 2019

ARACIS grants provisional authorization for the Dance Art (Coreography) BA/BSc study programme in Cluj-Napoca.

15 October 2019

After the general meeting of the Founders, the new composition of the Board of Sapientia Foundation is as follows: KATÓ Béla - president, BRENDUS Réka, GYERŐ Dávid, JAKAB Ilona, KÁLLAY Péter, KUN Imre Zoltán, PhD, LÁSZLÓFY Pál István, MATUZ Zsolt, SZILÁGYI Éva Gabriella.

3 October 2019

Cooperation agreement concluded between Óbuda University (Hungary) and Sapientia University

3 October 2019

University Day organized in Cluj-Napoca

16 September 2019

Opening of the academic year 2019/2020

July 2019

Admissions: 1070 study places in 30 BA/BSc programmes and 303 study places in 12 MA/MSc programmes

27 May 2019

Accreditation of the Law BA/BSc study programme in Cluj-Napoca

24 May 2019

Bocskai Award granted to BALOG Zoltán 

22 April 2019

Accreditation of the BA/BSc study programme Landscape Arhitecture in Târgu Mureş

April 2019

Students of Sapientia University participate in the sections of the 34th National Scientific Students’ Association Conference (OTDK – Hungary), where they win 17 prizes, including 3 first prizes.

27 February 2019

Cooperation agreement concluded between the Hungarian Students’ Union of Romania (Országos Magyar Diákszövetség / OMDSZ) and Sapientia University

12 November 2018

Inauguration of the Collegium Iuridicum building in Cluj-Napoca

10 October 2018

Renewal of the institutional cooperation agreement with Selye János University in Komarno (Slovakia)

3 October 2018

Institutional cooperation agreement with the Hungarian Dance University in Budapest

3 October 2018

University Day in Miercurea Ciuc. Bocskai Award granted to LÁSZLÓFY Pál

17 September 2018

Opening of the academic year 2018/2019

July 2018

Admissions: 1100 study places in 30 BA/BSc and 318 study places in 12 MA/MSc programmes

28 June 2018

Accreditation of the Econimic Informatics BA/BSc programme in Miercurea Ciuc

26 April 2018

Accreditation of the Public Health Services and Policies BA/BSc study programme in Târgu Mureş

April 2018

Renewal of the institutional cooperation agreement with the  Budapest Business School

27 April 2018

Renewal of the institutional cooperation agreement with the University of Sopron (Hungary)

19 February 2018

Institutional cooperation agreement with the Eszterházy Károly Catholic University in Eger (Hungary)

30 October 2017

Renewal of the institutional cooperation agreement with the Ferenc Rákóczi II. Transcarpathian Hungarian College of Higher Education

October 2017

Renewal of the institutional cooperation agreement with the University of Debrecen (Hungary)

October 2017

Renewal of the institutional cooperation agreement with the University of Pécs (Hungary)

3 October 2017

University Day in Târgu Mureş. Bocskai Award granted to JÁVOR András, PhD, and MEZEY Barna, PhD. The new wing of building C and the ecumenical chapel are inaugurated on the Târgu Mureș campus.

18 September 2017

Opening of the academic year 2017/2018

16 September 2017

SZILÁGYI Pál, PhD, former rector of Sapientia University, vice-president of the Board of the Sapientia Foundation, dies.

July 2017

Admissions: 1100 study places in 30 BA/BSc programmes and 323 study places in 12 MA/MSc programmes

30 May 2017

Accreditation of the Machine Manufacturing Engineering study programme (Târgu Mureş)

12 May 2017

Professor VÉKÁS Lajos, PhD, receives the first title of Doctor Honoris Causa of Sapientia University.

27 April 2017

Accreditation of the Engineering and Management in Catering and Agrotourism study programme (Miercurea Ciuc)

April – May 2017

Scientific Students' Associations Conferences. Students of Sapientia University win 9 prizes at the National Scientific Students’ Association Conference (OTDK – Hungary), and 21 prizes as the Transilvanian Scientific Students' Associations Conferences.

24 February 2017

Upon the proposal of the rector, the Senate appoints as deans of the faculties: Associate Professor LÁZÁR Ede, PhD - Faculty of Economics, Socio-Human Sciences and Engineering, Miercurea Ciuc, Professor TONK Márton, PhD - Faculty of Sciences and Arts, Cluj-Napoca, Assistant Professor KELEMEN András, PhD - Faculty of Technical and Human Sciences in Târgu Mureș.

10 February 2017

Upon the proposal of the rector, the Senate approves the appointment of Associate Professor MARA Gyöngyvér, PhD, as Vice-rector for Education and Quality Assurance, and Professor BALOG Adalbert, PhD, as Vice-rector for Scientific Research.

15 December 2016

Accreditation of the Marketing study programme (Miercurea Ciuc)

14 December 2016

Professor DÁVID László , PhD, is re-elected as rector of Sapientia University.

24 November 2016

Accreditation of the Telecommunication Systems and Technologies study programme (Târgu Mureş).

7 November 2016

Meeting of the newly elected Senate. Professor TONK Márton, PhD, is elected president of the Senate.

3 October 2016

University Day organized in Cluj-Napoca. Professor KRISZT Éva, PhD, and Professor ROSTOVÁNYI Zsolt, PhD, receive the Bocskai Award.

19 September 2016

Opening of the academic year 2016/2017. University elections also take place.

20 July 2016

Following the call published by the Hungarian Ministry of Human Resources, Sapientia University joins the Makovecz Mobility Programme, a collaboration programme for Hungarian-language higher education institutions in the Carpathian Basin.

July 2016

Admissions: 1170 study places in 31 BA/BSc programmes and 318 study places in 12 MA/MSc programmes

26 May 2016

Accreditation of the Environmental Monitoring and Protection MA/MSc study programme within the Environmental Science department (Cluj-Napoca)

April – May 2016

Scientific Students’ Associations Conferences. Students of Sapientia University win 28 prizes as the Scientific Students’ Associations Conference in Transilvania.

8 April 2016

Conducting the referendum to determine the method of appointing the rector. Following the vote, the rector of Sapientia University is elected into office by the academic community through direct, secret and general elections.

31 March 2016

Decision of the ARACIS Council on the external evaluation of academic quality, the University receiving the rating CONFIDENCE. At the same time, the General Economics, Sociology, Romanian Language and Literature - English Language and Literature, Computer Science and the Automation and Applied Informatics study programmes are re-evaluated.

2-5 December 2015

Visit of the ARACIS expert team for periodic institutional evaluation

26 November 2015

Reaccreditation of the Communication and Public Relations study programme (Miercurea Ciuc) by ARACIS

29 October 2015

Reaccreditation of the Environmental Engineering and Environmental Protection in Industry (Miercurea Ciuc) and the Food Products Engineering (Miercurea Ciuc) study programmes by ARACIS

28 October 2015

First festive opening of the Senior Academy (Ezüst Akadémia) educational programme, dedicated for people over the age of 50

3 October 2015

University Day in Miercurea Ciuc

25 September 2015

Cooperation agreement with the Ilmenau University of Technology (Germany)

17 September 2015

After the general meeting of the Founders, the new composition of the Board of Sapientia Foundation is as follows: KATÓ Béla - president, BRENDUS Réka, CSENTERI András Levente, DARADICS Kinga Ágnes, DIÓSI László, GYERŐ Dávid, JAKAB Ilona, KÁLLAY Péter, KUN Imre Zoltán, PhD, LÁSZLÓFY Pál István, SZILÁGYI Pál, PhD, SZILÁGYI Éva Gabriella.

14 September 2015

Opening of the academic year, organized on the new campus in Sfântu Gheorghe, inauguration of the building

11 September 2015

After founding of the Faculty of Economic, Socio-Human Sciences and Engineering in Miercurea Ciuc, Professor MAKÓ Zoltán, PhD, is appointed dean of the faculty.

September 2015

Cooperation agreement with Universidad Técnica del Norte in Ibarra (Ecuador)

27 July 2015

Protocol with ARACIS on the process of institutional accreditation

July 2015

Admissions: 1165 study places in 31 BA/BSc programmes and 308 study places in 11 MA/MSc programmes

25 June 2015

Reaccreditation of the Agroalimentary Economics study programme (Miercurea Ciuc) by ARACIS

24 June 2015

Renewal of the collaboration agreement with Corvinus University of Budapest

27 May 2015

ARACIS grants provisional authorization for the Agriculture BA/BSc study programme (Sfântu Gheorghe).

April – May 2015

Scientific Students' Associations Conferences organized by Sapientia University

23 April 2015

Cooperation agreement with Ovidius University of Constanţa

20 April 2015

Inauguration of the rehabilitated building of the study centre in Miercurea Ciuc

14-18 April 2015

Participation as co-organizer at the FIFÖMA Scientific Student Conference in Hungary

10 April 2015

Decision of the Senate on the merger of the two faculties in Miercurea Ciuc, starting from the academic year 2015/2016, under the name Faculty of Economic, Socio-Human Sciences and Engineering in Miercurea Ciuc. The Senate also changes the Hungarian names of the faculties in Cluj-Napoca and Târgu Mureș.

27 March 2015

Cooperation agreement with the Petru Maior University of Târgu Mureş

26 February 2015

Accreditation of the Environmental Science BA/BSc study programme (Cluj-Napoca) by ARACIS

6 February 2015

The University Senate establishes the Commission on Student Excellence (ETDT), and appoints Professor BALOG Adalbert, PhD, as its president.

18 December 2014

ARACIS grants accreditation for the Film Studies MA/MSc study programme (Cluj-Napoca).

27 November 2014

Accreditation of the Translation and Interpretation BA/BSc study programme (Târgu Mureș) and of the Computer Science and Mechatronics BA/BSc study programmes (Târgu Mureș)

3 October 2014

University Day in Târgu Mureș. Inauguration of the dormitory building

15 September 2014

Festive opening of the academic year

28 August 2014

ARACIS grants provisional authorization for the Genetic Engineering BA/BSc study programme (Miercurea Ciuc)

July 2014

Admissions: 1170 study places in 29 BA/BSc programmes and 218 study places in 8 MA/MSc programmes

25 June 2014

ARACIS grants provisonal authorization for the Human Resources BA/BSc study programme (Miercurea Ciuc), as well as for the Management and Leadership (Miercurea Ciuc) and Diplomacy and Intercultural Studies (Cluj-Napoca) MA/MSc study programmes.

27 March 2014

Reaccreditation of the Accounting and Information Systems study programme

25 March 2014

Sapientia University receives the Erasmus+ Charter for 2014–2020

February 2014

Cooperation agreement with the University of Szeged (Hungary)

January 2014

Cooperation agreement with the Petru Maior University of Târgu Mureș

6 December 2013

Cooperation agreement with the National University of Public Service in Budapest

4 October 2013

University Day in Cluj-Napoca, inauguration of the new building of the Faculty of Sciences and Arts

16 September 2013

Opening of the academic year

July 2013

Admissions: 1170 study places in 27 BA/BSc programmes, and 203 study places in 7 MA/MSc programmes

25 July 2013

Accreditation of the Communication and Public Relations MA/MSc study programme by ARACIS

27 June 2013

Accreditation of the Sustainable Biotechnologies, Translation and Interpretation, Intelligent Control Systems and Advanced Mechatronic Systems MA/MSc study programmes (Târgu Mureș) by ARACIS

30 May 2013

Accreditation of the psychopedagogical training programme, as well as of the Software Engineering and Plant Protection MA/MSc study programmes (Târgu Mureș)

24 April 2013

ARACIS grants provisional accreditation for the Economic Informatics BA/BSc study programme

22 February 2013

Upon the proposal of the rector, the Senate appoints Professor SZÉKELY Gyula, PhD, as vice-rector of the University.

22 February 2013

Upon the proposal of the rector, the Senate appoints as deans of the faculties: Associate Professor MAKÓ Zoltán, PhD - Faculty of Economic and Human Sciences, Miercurea Ciuc, Associate Professor KÓSA István, PhD – Faculty of Sciences, Miercurea Ciuc, KELEMEN András, PhD - Faculty of Technical and Human Sciences, Târgu Mureș, and TONK Márton, PhD - Faculty of Sciences and Arts, Cluj-Napoca.

16 November 2012

Professor DÁVID László, PhD, is re-elected rector of Sapientia University.

26 October 2012

Meeting of the new Senate. Professor KÁSA Zoltán, PhD, is elected president of the Senate.

5 October 2012

Sapientia University receives the Erasmus Charter.

3 October 2012

Sapientia University celebrates for the first time University Day, the opening day of the first academic year in 2001. The celebration takes place at the faculty in Târgu Mureș, and has as guest of honour the Prime Minister of Hungary, Mr. ORBÁN Viktor.

17 September 2012

Sapientia University opens its twelveth academic year. 1988 students start their studies in 28 study programmes.

July 2012

Admissions: 1170 study places, 4 faculties, 28 study programmes

June 2012

301 students complete their studies in 19 study programmes. This is the first year that the University has the right to organise its own final examinations.

31 May 2012

ARACIS grants accreditation for the Communication and Public Relations study programme (Târgu Mureș), and provisional accreditation for the Landscape Architecture study programme (Târgu Mureș).

3 April 2012

Law no. 58/29.03.2012 on the establishment of Sapientia University is published in the Official Gazette no. 222, Part I, April 3, 2012.

29 March 2012

Accreditation of the International Relations and European Studies programme (Cluj-Napoca) by ARACIS

28 March 2012

The law establishing Sapientia University as an accredited higher education institution is promulgated by the president of Romania.

29 February 2012

Collaboration agreement with the National Institute of Radiological Sciences in Japan

29 February 2012

Collaboration agreement with the Kodolányi János University in Hungary

28 February 2012

The Chamber of Deputies adopts the law on the establishment of "Sapientia" University in Cluj-Napoca, Cluj.

6 December 2011

The Senate of the Romanian Parliament votes on the draft law on the establishment of Sapientia University as an accredited higher education institution.

1 December 2011

Collaboration agreement with the Szent István University, Gödöllő (Hungary).

24 November 2011

Accreditation of the Horticultural Engineering study programme by the Romanian Agency for Quality Assurance in Higher Education (ARACIS)

21 October 2011

After the general meeting of the Founders, the new composition of the Board of Sapientia Foundation is as follows: KATÓ Béla - president, BERKY Anna Mária, CSENTERI András Levente, DARADICS Kinga Ágnes, DIÓSI László, GYERŐ Dávid, JAKAB Ilona, KÁLLAY Péter, KUN Imre Zoltán, PhD, LÁSZLÓFY Pál István, SZILÁGYI Pál, PhD, SZILÁGYI Éva Gabriella.

20-22 October 2011

Visit of the delegation of Eötvös Loránd University from Budapest, with the aim of expanding cooperation relations.

19 September 2011

Sapientia University opens its eleventh academic year. 1959 students begin their studies in the 2011/2012 academic year in 27 study programmes.

 

22 August 2011

Mr. SCHMITT Pál, president of Hungary, visits the University in Cluj-Napoca. The rector of the University, Professor DÁVID László, PhD, receives the Middle Cross of the Hungarian Order of Merit from the president.

July 2011

Admissions: 1150 study places, 4 faculties, 27 study programmes.

June 2011

455 students complete their studies in 20 study programmes. The seventh generation of graduates successfully takes their final exams at 10 accredited universities.

28 March 2011

MARTONYI János, the Hungarian Minister of Foreign Affairs, visits the University of Cluj-Napoca.

8 March 2011

Renewal of the collaboration protocol with Corvinus University of Budapest for further 5 years

4 February 2011

Declaration of intent on talent support concluded with Babes-Bolyai University, Partium Christian University, University of Debrecen, University of Arts in Târgu Mureș and the Scientific Council for Higher Education.

February 2011

Budapest Business School launches the International Studies MA/MSc study programme in Cluj-Napoca.

19 October 2010

Mr. SCHMITT Pál, president of Hungary, visits the university campus of the Faculty of Technical and Human Sciences in Târgu Mureș, and participates at the laying of the foundation stone for the new student dormitory.

4 October 2010

Renewal of the collaboration protocol with Eötvös Loránd University of Budapest for further 5 years

19 September 2010

Sapientia University opens its tenth academic year. The jubilee ceremony takes place in Miercurea Ciuc. 1940 students begin their studies in the 2010/2011 academic year.

3 September 2010

Renewal of the collaboration agreeement with the University of Nyíregyháza (Hungary) for further 5 years

22 July 2010

ARACIS grants institutional accreditation for Sapientia University.

July 2010

Admissions: 1120 study places, 4 faculties, 27 study programmes. 7 new study programmes launched with provisional authorization

11 June 2010

Collaboration agreement with the University of Miskolc (Hungary), University of Pannonia (Veszprém, Hungary) and Budapest Business School

11 June 2010

The Hungarian Rectors' Conference and Sapientia University organize the Romanian-Hungarian University Forum in Cluj-Napoca, with the participation of key personalities in the formation of educational policy in Hungary and Romania - heads of institutions, experts and politicians, presidents of science academies and other specialists in the field.

June 2010

406 students complete their studies in 20 study programmes. The sixth generation of graduates successfully takes their final exams at 9 accredited universities.

25 May 2010

Collaboration agreement with the company Procontrol within the Lambda Group on the construction of a study and research centre in microelectronics, process control and telecommunications located on the university campus in Târgu Mureș.

20 May 2010

ARACIS grants provisional accreditation for the Law (Cluj-Napoca) and Public Health Services and Policies (Târgu Mureș) study programmes.

22 April 2010

ARACIS grants accreditation for the Cinematography, photography, media (Cluj-Napoca) and Communication and PR (Miercurea Ciuc) study programmes, and provisional authorization to operate for 5 new study programmes: Marketing, Statistics and Economic Forecasting, Universal and Comparative Literature – English Language and Literature, Industrial Biotechnologies, Engineering and Management in Catering and Agrotourism (Miercurea Ciuc).

13-16 April 2010

Visit of the University evaluation committee (appointed by ARACIS) for institutional accreditation.

24 March 2010

The Founders of the Sapientia Foundation (representatives of the Hungarian historic churches in Transylvania) meet at the General Assembly of the founding members.

18 March 2010

Accreditation of the Food Products Engineering and Environmental Engineering and Environmental Protection in Industry (Miercurea Ciuc) study programmes by ARACIS

17 December 2009

Accreditation of the Agroalimentary Economics study programme (Miercurea Ciuc) by ARACIS

11 December 2009

The Board of Sapientia Foundation appoints Professor SZÉKELY Gyula, PhD, as dean of the Faculty of Technical and Human Sciences in Târgu Mureș.

23 October 2009

SZILI Katalin, president of the Forum of Hungarian Representatives from the Carpathian Basin, visits the University.

12 September 2009

1847 students start their studies in the academic year 2009/2010.

8 September 2009

Inauguration of the scientific technology laboratory (International Physics House) on the campus of the Faculty of Technical and Human Sciences in Târgu Mureș, together with Tokyo Institute of Technology

31 July 2009

ARACIS grants provisional authorization to operate for the Machine Manufacturing Engineering (Târgu Mureș) and Telecommunication Systems and Technologies (Târgu Mureș) study programmes.

July 2009

Admissions: 935 study places, 21 study programmes, 737 applicants

June 2009

513 students (381 in the Bologna system and 132 in the previous system) complete their studies in 19 study programmes. The fifth generation of graduates successfully takes their final exams at 10 accredited universities.

25 June 2009

Accreditation of the Communication and Public Relations (Târgu Mureș) study programme by ARACIS

19 June 2009

Sapientia University submits its application for accreditation to ARACIS.

28 May 2009

Accreditation of the General Economics study programme (Miercurea-Ciuc) by ARACIS

26 March 2009

Accreditation of the Automation and Applied Informatics (Târgu Mureș), Computer Science (Târgu Mureș) and Mechatronics (Târgu Mureș) study programme by ARACIS

7 February 2009

Declaration of intent on cooperation between Hungarian-language higher education institutions in the Carpathian Basin, signed in Debrecen (Hungary)

29 January 2009

The Romanian Agency for Quality Assurance in Higher Education (ARACIS) rejects the accreditation request of the Pedagogy study programme.

5 January 2009

Collaboration agreement with the College of Szolnok (Hungary)

24 October 2008

Mr. SÓLYOM László, president of Hungary, visits the faculty in Târgu Mureș.

22 October 2008

Collaboration agreement with the University of Sopron (Hungary)

15 October 2008

Renewal of the collaboration agreement with the University of Debrecen, concluded in 2003, for further 5 years

29 September 2008

The Romanian Agency for Quality Assurance in Higher Education (ARACIS) rejects the accreditation request of the Agroalimentary Economics study programme.

26 September 2008

The Senate adopts the principles of the new regulatory funding system for the 2008/2009 academic year, developed jointly with representatives of the funding organisation.

15 September 2008

Collaboration agreement with the Transylvanian Museum Association (Erdélyi Múzeum Egyesület / EME)

15 September 2008

2007 students start their studies in the new academic year.

22 July 2008

Collaboration agreement with the National Research and Development Institute for Electrical Engineering ICPE-CA

17 July 2008

Accreditation of the Accounting and Information Systems study programme by the Romanian Agency for Quality Assurance in Higher Education (ARACIS)

July 2008

Admissions: 830 study places, 19 study programmes, 853 applicants

8 July 2008

The Senate approves the establishment of the first research centres and submits the application for accreditation to the National Authority for Scientific Research (ANCS).

5-8 June 2008

At the invitation of TÓKÉS László, member of the European Parliament, the management of Sapientia Foundation and Sapientia University visits the European Parliament and the European Commission in Brussels.

June 2008

607 students (176 in the Bologna system and 431 in the previous system) complete their studies in 18 study programmes. The fourth generation of graduates successfully takes their final exams at 10 accredited universities.

June 2008

Collaboration protocol with Simon Fraser University in B.C. Burnaby, Canada

May 2008

Collaboration protocol with Università degli Studi della Tuscia (Viterbo, Italy)

17 April 2008

Accreditation of the Sociology study programme by the Romanian Agency for Quality Assurance in Higher Education (ARACIS)

20 March 2008

Accreditation of the Romanian Language and Literature – English Language and Literature study programme by the Romanian Agency for Quality Assurance in Higher Education (ARACIS)

7 March 2008

The Board of Sapientia Foundation appoints Professor MAKÓ Zoltán as dean of the Faculty of Economic and Human Sciences in Miercurea Ciuc.

7 March 2008

The Board of Sapientia Foundation approves the reorganization of the Institute for Research Programmes.

29 February 2008

The Senate decides on the establishment of the Scientific Research Department within the Rector’s Office, and appoints Professor KÁSA Zoltán, PhD, as Scientific Director of Sapientia University.

28 February 2008

Accreditation of the Computer Science study programme by the Romanian Agency for Quality Assurance in Higher Education (ARACIS)

22 February 2008

Collaboration agreement with the Petru Mayor University of Târgu Mureș

February 2008

Collaboration protocol with Old Dominion University, Norfolk, Virginia (USA)

20 December 2007

After the general meeting of the Founders, the new composition of the Board of Sapientia Foundation is as follows: KATÓ Béla - president, CSENTERI András Levente, DIÓSI László, KÁLLAY Péter, KUN Imre Zoltán, PhD, LÁSZLÓFY Pál István, MOLNOS Lajos, SZILÁGYI Éva Gabriella, Szilágyi Pál, PhD, Tóró Tibor, Várady Zoltán, PhD, ZILAHI László, PhD.

5 November 2007

Collaboration agreement with J. Selye University in Komarno (Slovakia)

4 October 2007

Collaboration agreement with the University of Nyíregyháza (Hungary)

19 September 2007

The Board appoints Professor BÍRÓ A. Zoltán, PhD, as dean of the Faculty of Technical and Social Sciences in Miercurea Ciuc.

18 September 2007

2224 students begin their studies in the new academic year.

July 2007

Admissions: 830 study places in 19 study programmes within 4 faculties, 889 applicants

June 2007

464 students complete their studies at Sapientia University. The third generation of graduates successfully takes their final exams at 6 accredited universities.

25 May 2007

The Senate approves the Development Strategy of Sapientia University for 2007-2011.

11 May 2007

Strategic collaboration protocol with the Partium Christian University in Oradea

6 March 2007

Collaboration protocol with the Budapest University of Technology and Economics

13 February 2007

Visit of the president of Hungary, Mr. SÓLYOM László, at the study centre in Miercurea Ciuc, during his first official visit to Romania

5 February 2007

Collaboration protocol with the Institute for Economic Forecasting of the Romanian Academy

6 December 2006

The Senate adopts the management plan for the position of rector, presented by Professor DÁVID László, PhD, and elects Professor SZÉP Sándor, PhD, as vice-rector.

2 October 2006

The Board appoints Professor DÁVID László, PhD, as rector. His term of office takes effect on 1 January 2007.

18 September 2006

2200 students begin their studies in the new academic year.

July 2006

Sapientia University announces 830 places for the admission exam in 18 study programmes within four faculties. 1027 high school graduates apply.

July 2006

The second generation of graduates. 309 students complete their studies in 12 study programmes. They successfully take their final exams at the University of Bucharest, Petru Maior University of Târgu Mureș, Transilvania University of Brașov and West University of Timișoara.

19 May 2006

Collaboration protocol with Kecskemét College (Hungary)

March 2006

Collaboration agreement with Pázmány Péter Catholic University (Budapest)

1 March 2006

Collaboration protocol with Eötvös Loránd University (Budapest)

March 2006

The Board of the Sapientia Foundation appoints Professor TONK Márton, PhD, as dean of the Faculty of Sciences and Arts in Cluj-Napoca.

October 2005

Strategic partnership agreement with the Politehnica University of Bucharest

26 September 2005

Opening of the fifth academic year. 2126 students begin their studies under the guidance of 337 teachers.

20 July 2005

After two years of legal proceedings with the city council, the bilingual plaque on the main building of Sapientia University in Cluj-Napoca is unveiled.

July 2005

During the admissions for the 2005/2006 academic year, 889 graduates apply for 790 study places.

1 July 2005

The first graduates of Sapientia University successfully take their final exams at Babeș-Bolyai University in Cluj-Napoca and at the University of Bucharest.

4 June 2005

The first graduating classes of Sapientia University complete their studies: 81 students in Miercurea Ciuc, 51 in Târgu Mureș.

12 May 2005

The library of the Faculty of Sciences and Arts in Cluj-Napoca is named after former rector Sándor Tonk.

18 April 2005

The president of Hungary, MÁDL Ferenc, PhD, visits the faculty in Târgu Mureș.

7 November 2004

The faculty building in Târgu Mureș is inaugurated in a festive ceremony.

3 November 2004

Collaboration agreement with Tokyo Institute of Technology

21 October 2004

The Hungarian Ministry of Informatics and Communications establishes an e-Magyarország point in the student club of the Târgu Mureș university campus, which can connect to the network of Hungarian university computer clubs.

18 October 2004

The International Relations - European Studies study programme receives provisional authorization to operate in Cluj-Napoca.

October 2004

Collaboration agreement with Transilvania University of Brașov

27 September 2004

Opening of the academic year: 1907 students start their studies at the four faculties of the University.

20 September 2004

Two faculties are established in Miercurea Ciuc - the Faculty of Economic and Human Sciences and the Faculty of Technical and Social Sciences. The Board appoints the deans of the faculties, Professor BAKACSI Gyula, PhD, and Professor ROSTÁS Zoltán, PhD.

July 2004

Sapientia University organizes its fourth admission exams. A total of 1009 candidates apply for 750 announced study places in 18 study programmes within all three locations.

29 June 2004

The Senate elects by unanimous vote Professor DÁVID László, PhD, as Vice-rector for Education and Research, and Professor BAKACSI Gyula, PhD, as Vice-rector for Economic Matters.

11 June 2004

Collaboration agreement with the University of Pécs (Hungary)

19 March 2004

The Board appoints Professor GYÖRFI Jenő, PhD, as dean of the faculty in Miercurea-Ciuc.

February 2004

Academic activity begins in the new faculty building in Târgu Mureș.

26 October 2003

The President of Hungary, MÁDL Ferenc, PhD, visits the University in Cluj-Napoca.

4 October 2003

The new academic year begins with a total of 225 teachers, and 826 students in Miercurea Ciuc, 594 in Târgu Mureș and 56 in Cluj-Napoca.

4 September 2003

The leaders of the founding churches appoint KATÓ Béla as president of the Board of Sapientia Foundation, and submit proposals for the rector of Sapientia University. The Board of the Foundation accepts by unanimous vote the proposal of the Founders, and appoints Professor SZILÁGYI Pál as rector of Sapientia University.

14 August 2003

Professor TONK Sándor, PhD, President of Sapientia Foundation and first rector of the University, dies. His untimely death was a great loss for Hungarian higher education and scientific life. His ideals, spirit and tireless work laid the foundations for the establishment of an independent Hungarian university.

21–25 July 2003

Sapientia University organizes admission exams for the third time. A total of 1050 candidates apply for 760 study places announced in 18 study programmes at all three locations.

24 June 2003

Collaboration agreement with Eszterházy Károly College (Eger, Hungary)

6 June 2003

Inauguration of the newly renovated Bocskai building, which houses the central administration of the Foundation and Sapientia University, the Faculty of Cluj-Napoca and the Institute for Research Programmes. The Prime Minister of Hungary, ORBÁN Viktor, is also attending the ceremony.

June 2003

The self-evaluation reports of the Photography, Cinematography, Media (Cluj-Napoca) and Social Communication and Public Relations (Miercurea Ciuc) study programmes receive approval from the CNEAA.

May – June 2003

After the second competition for teaching positions the University hires 48 new teachers.

25 April 2003

Collaboration agreement with the Budapest University of Economic Sciences and Public Administration (today: Corvinus University of Budapest)

17-18 January 2003

Collaboration protocol with the University of Debrecen (Hungary)

January 2003

Following a series of competitions for vacant positions, Sapientia University employs 46 tenured teachers.

6 December 2002

After the general meeting of the Founders, the new composition of the Board of Sapientia Foundation is as follows: TONK Sándor, PhD - president, TÁNCZOS Vilmos, PhD – vice president, MARTON József, PhD, BRASSAI Zoltán, PhD, KATÓ Béla, KOLUMBÁN Gábor, KUN Imre, PhD, SZILÁGYI Pál, PhD, TOLNAY István, TORÓ Tibor - members.

10 October 2002

A normative financing system is introduced to cover the operating expenses of Sapientia University.

4 October 2002

Opening ceremony of the academic year, festive meeting of the Board of Sapientia Foundation at the Palace of Culture in Târgu Mureș. 415 students begin their studies at 7 study programmes of the Faculty of Technical and Human Sciences in Târgu Mureș.

30 September 2002

Opening ceremony of the academic year. Teaching begins at the Faculty of Natural Sciences in Cluj-Napoca, with 20 students admitted to the Environmental Geography study programme.

28 September 2002

Opening ceremony of the academic year in Miercurea Ciuc. 480 students begin their studies in 7 study programmes.

29 August 2002

By a new Government Resolution (no. 944/29.08.2002), provisional authorization is granted to five other study programmes previously approved by the CNEAA: General Economics, Environmental Engineering, Food Engineering (all in Miercurea Ciuc), Social Communication and Public Relations, Horticulture (in Târgu Mureș) and Environmental Geography (in Cluj-Napoca).

July 2002

Sapientia University organizes admissions for the second time. In the three locations – Miercurea Ciuc, Târgu Mureș, Cluj-Napoca – a total of 879 graduates apply for 675 study places in 15 study programmes.

June 2002

In order to support the research activity of Sapientia University, the Institute for Research Programmes organizes a conference called Science in Transylvania. Its lectures and papers are published in three summary volumes.

23 May 2002

By Resolution no. 410/23.05.2002., the Romanian Government grants provisional authorization for the operation of the following nine specializations: Agricultural and Food Economics, Accounting and Information Systems, Sociology (with specialization in Rural Development), Romanian Language and Literature - English Language and Literature (Miercurea Ciuc), Pedagogy (with specialization in Social Pedagogy), Informatics, Mechatronics, Computer Engineering, Automation and Applied Informatics (Târgu Mureș).

14 March 2002

The Board decides to purchase land in order to build the university campus in Cluj-Napoca.

February 2002

In order to start the teaching activity in Cluj-Napoca, Sapientia Foundation submits to the Accreditation Commission the files for the Environmental Science and Photography, Cinematography, Media study programmes.

November 2001

The Hungarian Ministry of Education offers Sapientia University the possibility to access the Electronic Information Service (EIS) programme, which provides access to many Hungarian and foreign scientific databases and journals.

26 October 2001

The Senate approves the Study and examination regulations in the credit system of Sapientia University, and appoints the scholarship committees at university and faculty level.

8 October

Teaching activity begins at both faculties. Four specialisations are offered in Miercurea Ciuc - Agricultural Economics, Accounting and Information Systems, Rural Development, Romanian Language and Literature - English Language and Literature - and five in Târgu Mureș: Computer Science, Mechatronics, Automation and Applied Informatics, Computer Engineering, Social Pedagogy

5 October 2001

Opening ceremony of the academic year at the Faculty of Miercurea Ciuc

3 October 2001

Opening ceremony of the academic year at the Faculty of Technical and Human Sciences in Târgu Mureș

3 October 2001

Festive meeting of the Board, during which the start of the teaching activity at Sapientia University is decided

September 2001

The Faculty Council of Miercurea Ciuc and the Faculty Council of Technical and Human Sciences of Târgu Mureș are established.

31 August 2001

The Foundation's management decides to establish an academic publisher. IRP registers Scientia Publishing House.

August 2001

The Senate approves the results of the competition, appoints the heads of departments and creates the Senate committees (study committee, research committee and social committee). 

July – August 2001

The Senate of Sapientia University approves the job title lists for teaching staff, and the competition is launched. In the first competition the University announces 57 vacancies for teaching positions, which 135 people apply for.

23 June 2001

The first admission session ends. At the Faculty of Miercurea Ciuc, 481 candidates are enrolled for 209 announced study places, while at the Faculty of Technical and Human Sciences in Târgu Mureș 385 candidates are enrolled for 165 study places.

6 June 2001

The Board of Sapientia Foundation adopts the decision on the official name of the newly established university: Sapientia Erdélyi Magyar Tudományegyetem (in Romanian: Universitatea Sapientia). The meeting of the interim Senate of Sapientia University is held. The Senate approves the Sapientia University Charter, the Admission Regulations and the Scholarship Regulations. Preparations for the admission session begin.

May 2001

CNEAA grants approval for provisional operation of the first study programmes within Sapientia University.

April 2001

The Board of Sapientia Foundation appoints the deans of the faculties: Professor HOLLANDA Dénes, PhD, in Târgu Mureș, and Professor LÁNYI Szabolcs, PhD, in Miercurea Ciuc.

7 April 2001

The Board establishes the provisional structure of Sapientia University's management. The tasks of the Senate are carried out by the Board of the Foundation, together with the deans of the faculties and the rector of Partium Christian University. The President of the Foundation becomes the Rector in charge of the University.

March 2001

Submission of accreditation documents for other new study programmes: Computer Science, Mechatronics, Automation and Applied Informatics, Computer Engineering (Târgu Mureș), and Romanian – English (Miercurea Ciuc)

March 2001

Sapientia Foundation purchases Harghita Hotel in Miercurea Ciuc, turning it into one of the faculties.

February 2001

Sapientia Hungariae Foundation (SHA) is established, with the aim of balancing and managing university-related activities carried out in Hungary.

February 2001

The management decides to purchase a land in Corunca - located on the periphery of Târgu Mureș - in order to build a university campus.

December 2000

Sapientia Foundation acquires the Bocskai House in Cluj-Napoca as seat for the Rector’s Office of Sapientia University.

6 December 2000

Sapientia Foundation establishes the Institute for Research Programmes (IRP) in Cluj-Napoca, which operates as a subsidiary of the Foundation.

7 October 2000

The Board of Sapientia Foundation decides to establish the Foundation's branches in Miercurea Ciuc and Târgu Mureș, in order to prepare the study centres for the start of the academic year 2001/2002.

7 October 2000

The Board of Sapientia Foundation approves the Concept for the establishment of the Private University, and decides that the institution shall be called Sapientia University. According to the Concept, the institutional network will operate in four locations (Miercurea Ciuc, Cluj-Napoca, Târgu Mureș, Oradea).

June – July 2000

In order to obtain provisional authorization to operate, Sapientia Foundation submits to the National Council for Academic Evaluation and Accreditation the accreditation documents for the first study programmes: Agricultural Economics, Accounting and Information Systems, Environmental Engineering, Food Engineering, Rural Development (Miercurea Ciuc), respectively Social Pedagogy (Târgu Mureș).

May 2000

A decision is adopted on supporting real estate investments of Partium Christian University. The Sapientia Foundation finances the alteration works of the Reformed Episcopal Palace in Oradea for educational purposes, i.e. the renovation of the Arany János Student Dormitory building.

May 2000

The Board of Sapientia Foundation evaluates the projects announced for the initiation of study programmes, and formulates decisions regarding the preparation of documents that are necessary for the authorisation of the first study programmes.

April 2000

The management of Sapientia Foundation and Partium Christian University of Oradea reach an agreement of principle according to which the institution in Oradea will be integrated into the academic structure established by the Sapientia Foundation.

April 2000

A Protocol of Collaboration between Sapientia Foundation and the Government Office for Hungarian Minorities Abroad is concluded, which stipulates the financing of the Private Hungarian Language University of Transylvania.

14 April 2000

The first meeting of the Board of Sapientia Foundation. The Declaration of the Board of Sapientia Foundation on the establishment of the Private University of Transylvania is published.

 16 March 2000

Official registration of Sapientia Foundation based in Cluj-Napoca.  The Foundation was initiated by the leaders of the Hungarian historic churches. The governing body of the Foundation is the nine-member Board of Directors. The members of the Board are: TONK Sándor, PhD (president), TÁNCZOS Vilmos, PhD (vice president), MARTON József, PhD (secretary), BIRTALAN Ákos, PhD, BRASSAI Zoltán, PhD (external member of the MTA / Hungarian Academy of Sciences), SZILÁGYI Pál, PhD, TOLNAY István, TORÓ Tibor (external member of the MTA) and TŐKÉS Elek.

   
       

 

 

 

 

 

 

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