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Programmes of study

B.A., M.A., and doctoral studies

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Research centre, journal, publications

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International cooperation programmes

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About us...

The Department of English Language and Literature is the largest foreign language department of the Faculty of Letters, Alexandru Ioan Cuza University of Iasi, and one of the most important in Romania.

It has highly enthusiastic, fully qualified members in the main specializations at undergraduate and MA levels that it offers, i.e. English Language and Literature, American Studies, Translation Studies, Terminology, Interpreting and Applied Linguistics.These are also the main areas of study and research for our undergraduate, postgraduate and doctoral students.

There is considerable opportunity for staff members and students to participate in research groups, conferences and other activities. The peer-reviewed printed and e-journal LINGUACULTURE is one of our successful projects – to which both outstanding Romanian and international scholars as well as successful MA and PhD graduates have contributed.

The Department of English of Alexandru Ioan Cuza University of Iasi was set up in 1925 when Iancu (Ioan) Botez (1872-1947) was appointed professor of English literature and civilization.




  • Invitație: Istoria Floridei - Prelegere susținută de doamna consul Katherine Estes (Ambasada SUA)

    Estes site2Miercuri, 25 octombrie, începând cu ora 14.00, în Sala III.12, toți studenții interesați de o întâlnire cu un diplomat de carieră de rang înalt sunt invitați să participe la prelegerea cu tema Florida History susținută de doamna Katherine Estes, Acting General Consul la Ambasada Statelor Unite ale Americii din București.

    Înainte de anul 2015, când și-a început misiunea în România, Katherine Estes a lucrat ca diplomat în Sudan, Marea Britanie, Coasta de Fildeș, Liban și Pakistan, fiind implicată și în echipele care le-au oferit asistență cetățenilor americani în urma cutremurului din Haiti (2010) și în timpul crizei din Georgia (2009). Născută în Florida, pe lângă limba maternă, engleza, doamna Estes vorbește româna, franceza, araba și japoneza.

    Vă așteptăm!

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Past events

Embracing Linguistic and Cultural Diversity through English

12-15 October 2017

Iași and Chernivtsi

Discourse on linguistic and cultural diversity is by no means new and the topic has been approached from the most diverse angles of investigation: from cultural studies, anthropology and linguistics to literature, translation studies and foreign language teaching –if we were to mention some of the disciplines that are closest to this area of research. Despite its recurrence, though, the subject is far from losing its high relevance at a time when cultural and linguistic identities are constantly challenged by the powerful – and inevitable – phenomenon of globalization. Moreover, the interdisciplinary potential of the topic makes it still attractive to further multifaceted research and thought-provoking inquiries.

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