Who are we?

The European Centre for Ethnic Studies (CESPE) is a scientific research institute of the Romanian Academy founded by Government Decision no. 677 in 1991. Its main activities aim at researching the complex aspects of the dynamics of interethnic relations in Romania and abroad.

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What are our research interests?

The Centre aims to actively participate in researching, promoting and preserving the cultural identity of ethnic communities of interest to Romania.




“There lies an endless number of people in man”

Mihai Eminescu