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I am of Romanian origin and was born on 18 November 1973 in Timișoara, where I spent my childhood. In 1988, I emigrated to Germany with my family. Since 2003, I have lived in Switzerland. Here are some more key details about me:

  • Degree from Albert Ludwig University of Freiburg, Germany, Faculty of Philosophy, subject: Political Science and Law, year of graduation: 2000.
  • Completed the Masters Programme in Advanced European Studies of the European Institute at the University of Basel, Switzerland, year of graduation: 2002.
  • PhD from the West University of Timișoara, title of doctoral thesis: “European and monetary union and Romania”, supervisor: Grigore Silași, year of graduation: 2008
  • Have completed several specialist courses on European integration.
  • My research activity and teaching at the West University of Timișoara from 2002 (School of Higher Comparative Economic Studies of Timișoara) to 2012 resulted in three books of which I was the primary author, and over 20 academic works published in recognised magazines.
  • Reader in Economic Diplomacy at the National College of Trade and Diplomacy of Economic Relations
  • Completed a 45-day postgraduate course at the National Intelligence College at the Mihai Viteazul National Intelligence Academy (ANIMV) in 2016

About me in the press

From Sedan to Snowden: the allegory of distancing

Over the past few weeks, we have seen Germany waging a veritable…

Letter to the Ambassador of Germany in Bucharest

Letter to the Ambassador of Germany in Bucharest

Why is Romania's president refusing to relocate the embassy to Jerusalem?

Romanian government and the president’s office, Romania has…

Why Brexit will stay on the shelf

A daring expression of democracy, Brexit will have no effect…

How Lazăr Comănescu built Hitler a mausoleum in Băișoara

The long arm of the German diplomatic corps, the Konrad Adenauer…
Radu Golban

Dr. Radu Golban: “Lesson of anatomy of Germany’s debt”

On 10 April 2013, a debate took place at Brussels, in the precincts…

Recent articles

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How much money owes Germany to Romania from WW2?

The economic relationship between Romania and Germany between…

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