UNIVERSITATEA DE STIINTE AGRICOLE SI MEDICINA VETERINARA CLUJ NAPOCA
Description of organisation
USAMV Cluj-Napoca is one of the most prestigious Life Science Universities in Romania. More than 2,000 students specialized in agriculture, horticulture, biotechnology & animal sciences, veterinary medicine and food science (5 Faculties) graduate, each year, from our university. The university has passed the national accreditation of ARACIS with the best appreciation, was evaluated twice by EUA and was recently classified in the top 12 best Romanian universities of advanced research and education. From the total staff of 550 employees, 257 are teachers, 78 research staff, 24 research assistants, 191 auxiliary teaching staff. In the academic year of 2013-2014 there were 4,983 students enrolled for undergraduate studies, 963 for master’s degree, 287 for PhD, 75 in postdoctoral programs and 826 students for long distance education. The research is conducted in 18 laboratories and 9 research centers.
The USAMV Cluj-Napoca team hosted the LANDMARK Roundtable 5 past May 2017.
Description of the unit participating in LANDMARK
Research Centre for Sustainable Agricultural Systems and Minimum Tillage / No-Till Technologies (SMTAD), within the Faculty of Agriculture, is accredited CNCSIS since 2004. SMTAD include 29 teachers and researchers, grouped in the following three areas of research: agrotechnics and sustainable agricultural technologies (14), soil science and agrochemistry (10), agricultural machines (5). SMTAD has been the organizer of 7 international symposiums: Soil Minimum Tillage Systems (every two years) and conducted at national level some research programs on soil functions, water, air, conservative agricultural technology and adaptation measures to climate change.