Central Europen Centre for Women and Youth in Science

The National Council for Scientific Research in University Education is the main institution through which is financed the scientific research in universities from Romania, as well as post university studies.


The CNCSIS programmes goals are:

  • To assure the scientific research and activities consolidation and developing from Romanian university education.
  • To grant the funds for developing a new generation of Romanian university education researchers and professionals with advanced preparation for the new fields requested by the market economy.
  • To create regional centers of excellence with advanced facilities for research
  • To develop the university network management capacities in the field of scientific research, the capacity of identification of internal and external resources to finance the research and, especially the capacity to attract these resources in the university network.

CNCSIS grants competitions include calls for several types of grants:


- National research grants for research teams and laboratories


- Research grants for young scientists


- Research garnst for PhD students


A new launched programme of CNCSIS is the Platforms/Laboratories for multidisciplinary research


CNCSIS also promotes Romanian participation to European Young Investigator Awards (EURYI)


The Ministry of Education and Research conceives and promotes the National Plan for Research, Development and Innovation, which highlights the main priorities of Romanian research and establishes the available types of grants.


Main types of grants:
- Research Programme "Excelency in Research" – national cooperative research program involving a consortium of several Romanian universities
- Research grants – grants devoted to universities and research centers

Central European Centre for Women and Youth in Science is a project funded by the European Commission
under Framework Programme 6 in the Structuring the ERA specific programme.