Following the elections for the position of rector of “Dunarea de Jos” University of Galati held on 10.12.2019, the total number of valid votes cast was 669, of which:

  • 292 votes for Professor Ion CORDONEANU, PhD;
  • 377 votes for Professor Lucian Puiu GEORGESCU, PhD.

Are you a student at “Dunarea de Jos” University of Galati and you are having problems with French? Or you just want to learn a new language? You are invited to free French courses for beginners (A1 level according to the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages) which will take place each Tuesday, at 18.00, at the Faculty of Letters, room AS210.

The course is for students of “Dunarea de Jos” University of Galati and it is organized by the Lifelong Learning and Technological Transfer Department, Centre de réussite universitaire (CRU) and by the Department of French Language and Literature from the Faculty of Letters.

On December 7th, Studioul de Operă „Leonard" (the Opera Studio "Leonard) will be inaugurated. This is a bold project fulfilled by the team of “Nae Leonard” National Opera and Operetta Theater in collaboration with “Dunarea de Jos” University of Galati and with the Faculty of Arts, institution which represents a nursery of young talents, who for a few years began to assert themselves on the stage of the Galati Theater.

The Opera Studio will have a constant program of performances, the organizers wishing to present unique concerts and why not, entire opera, operetta or musical performances, made entirely with the participation of the students of the Faculty of Arts.

The Danube Growth Initiative contest is at the second marathon event for Galați ( On 12 December, at 9.30, at Danubius University, a second hackathon will take place, where people who wish to implement their business ideas in areas belonging to the blue economy (environmental protection, public food industry, tourism, IT, naval) can participate.

The Danube Growth Initiative contest ( is an entrepreneurial competition launched by the City Hall of Galați within the BLUACT project (BLUegrowth cities in ACTion), in which “Dunarea de Jos” University of Galati is partner.

"Dunarea de Jos" University of Galati participated on 20-23 November, 2019 in INFOINVENT - International Specialized Exhibition in the field of intellectual property, creativity and innovation, 16th edition. The event took place at Moldexpo in Chisinau, Republic of Moldova and was organized by AGEPI, the university is represented by teams of researchers from the Faculty of Food Science and Engineering and the Transboundary Faculty.

The exhibition presented ideas and innovations of researchers from the Republic of Moldova, Romania, Portugal, Korea, and Vietnam.

Thursday, November 21, 2019, took place in Bucharest, the seventh edition of the Edumanager Gala, where the best projects in the academic and pre-university environment were awarded, following the analysis carried out by a jury made up of representative personalities in the field of education.

"Dunarea de Jos" University of Galati was awarded for the project UGAL INVENT 2019 Exhibition and Conferences. On behalf of "Dunarea de Jos" University of Galati,  Professor Catalin Fetecau, PhD,  participated at the awarding ceremony who is also the project supervisor.

Between 26-28 November, the Training module Introduction à la communication marketing funded by the University of Francophonie Agency will be held at the Faculty of Letters within the Formatheco - Formations  courtes professionnalisantes project. In charge of the project is Professor Alina Ganea. The training will be provided by Professor Roumiana Konstantinova from the Management University of Varna, Bulgaria, and as audience are students from the specialty of Applied Modern Languages (2nd year).

On 30 October, the 120 delegates from 18 countries attending the International Conference "Conservation of Danube Sturgeons - a challenge or a burden" issued the Galati Declaration on Sturgeon Conservation in the Danube Basin and Black Sea, which from now on will guide the implementation of the Pan-European Sturgeon Action Plan under the Bern Convention and EU Habitats Directive.

The conference was jointly organized by “Dunarea de Jos” University of Galati (Research and Development Center for Sturgeon, Aquatic Habitats and Biodiversity), the DSTF (Danube Sturgeon Task Force), the Romanian Ministry of Water and Forests, the Romanian Ministry of Environment, NAFA (Romanian National Agency for Fisheries and Aquaculture), WSCS (World Sturgeon Conservation Society) and WWF (World Wide Fund for Nature) and took place under the patronage of the Romanian Presidency of the EUSDR (EU Strategy for the Danube Region) and the Romanian Academy, held on 28-30 October in Galati.  

2019 EMSHIP+ Week will take place between October 28th – 30th, 2019, at the Faculty of Naval Architecture within European Master – Emship programme.

“Dunarea de Jos” University of Galati, EMShip partner, will be the host for students, professors and for partners from the industry.

University of Liege (Belgium), University of Rostock (Germany), École centrale de Nantes (France), West Pomeranian University of Technology Szczecin (Poland), Polytechnic University of Madrid (Spain), University of Genoa (Italy), Institut Catholique d’Arts et Métiers (France), Solent University (United Kingdom) will participate.

Between October 23rd – 25th, the Faculty of Engineering within “Dunarea de Jos” University of Galati will organize the 2nd edition of the International Conference - New Trends in Environmental and Materials Engineering – TEME 2019.