• Sava TOMA Faculty of Humanities and Social Science Aurel Vlaicu University


modern university, ideal, educational model, science.


The aim of this article is to illustrate some of the fundamental ideas that were central to the development of XIX century Romanian higher education; in doing so, it relies on discourses related to the academia. In the context of studies dedicated to Romanian education in general and higher education in particular, this paper offers a critical account of the ideas that animated the creation of the first Romanian universities, subordinating them to the central research topic of the article: the teacher and the student.


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