Jean Monnet Chair Human Rights and the European Social Policies
The Union is founded on the values of respect for human dignity, freedom, democracy, equality, the rule of law and respect for human rights, including the rights of persons belonging to minorities.(art.1a/ Charter of Fundamental Rights of the European Union)

Centre for Social Management and Community Development - CSMCD

Department of Sociology and Social Work

Centre for Social Management and Community Development from the “Alexandru Ioan Cuza” University of Iasi, Romania, School of Sociology and social work carries out research activity and educational programmes

Our values:

Equity, Diversity and Social Justice

Our mission:

To Develop:
  • Interdisciplinary research in the field of Society and Law in Regional, European and Global context.
To undertake:
  • National, European and international research projects in close cooperation and partnership with similar research bodies in EU countries, candidate and potential candidate countries and worldwide.
To carry out:
  • Educational programmes at graduate and post-graduate level.
To cooperate:
  • With national, European and international Research and Education Networks, bodies, agencies, NGOs.
To widely disseminate:
  • Our research outcomes through publications, media.
To advice:
  • People belonging to vulnerable groups.
To give short training and updating sessions to:
  • Officers in public and private sector.
  • Legal persons.
  • Individuals.

Research domains:

  • Human Rights and vulnerable groups: children, women, ethnic minorities, migrants.
  • Gender and equal opportunities.
  • Women and technological education.
  • Social Control and New Technologies.
  • Juvenile justice systems.
  • Children and online behavior. Safer internet for children.
  • Alternative dispute resolution. Restorative justice. Intercultural mediation.
  • Crime, risk and punishment in late modernity.
  • European Human Rights law and policy.


Doina Balahur

Prof. univ. dr.

Professor, PhD, Department of Sociology and Social Work, Centre for Social Management and Community Development
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"Alexandru Ioan Cuza" University of Iasi

Research Centre for Social Management and Community Development (CSMCD)


Blvd. Carol nr. 11, Iasi 700506, ROMANIA


Grant 2009-3231