Study topics

In order to reach its objectives, the European Center for Ethnic Studies’ projects are centered on:

›› Elaborating an ethno-sociological atlas of Romania, starting from the rural local level, by using a complex set of indicators aiming at measuring the state of different ethnic communities and identifying potential tensions between them;

›› Measuring social distance between ethnic communities, at a local and regional level;

›› Elaborating studies on the impact of the European integration process on the preservation of national culture and identity;

›› Building partnerships with institutions that elaborate / implement ethno-social policies and significant NGO’s representing ethnic minorities;

›› Building an early alert system on interethnic tensions;

›› Projecting, on a strong theoretical and empirical base, social policies on ethnic issues;

›› Participating in and developing social programs in minority ethnic communities.