About CKS 2008

International Scientific Session

Challenges of the Knowledge Society

June 5-6th, 2008


The main purpose of this International Scientific Session organized by “Nicolae Titulescu” University and the Business and Administration Faculty, University of Bucharest is to provide an opportunity for academicians and specialists in various social sciences and their related fields, all over the world, to meet and change their opinions. In addition, the Scientific Session will also provide a place for academicians and specialists with cross-disciplinary interests related to social sciences to change their views and interact with members inside and outside their own particular disciplines.

Based on their scientific quality, the submissions will be published in “Lex ET Scientia” International Journal ( published by “Nicolae Titulescu” University and Faculty of Business and Administration, University of Bucharest, which gets the internal CNCSIS Accreditation B, or in the Scientific Session proceedings. More information will be provided based on the review process.


Important deadlines:

Abstract Submission and Registration Form: April 1st 2008.

Notification of acceptance: April 7th 2008

Final Papers Submission: May 20th 2008

Fee Payment: April 10th 2007


Topic Areas:

1. Law

2. International Studies and Relations

3. Economics

4. Management and Marketing

5. Finance and Accounting

6. Education

7. Political Science

8. Public Administration

9. Sociology

10. IT and Public Services

11. Cross-disciplinary areas of the above related topics.


Registration Fees

There is no fee for undergraduate students.

There is 50 Euro fee (or the equivalent in RON) for academics and specialists.

The fee includes the lunch on June 5th, the conference bag and the proceeding.


Payment Details:

The fee will be paid on the name of „Nicolae Titulescu” University from Bucharest

  • Fiscal Code: 14770190
  • Address: Calea Văcăreşti Nr. 185, Sector 4, Bucharest, Romania, zip code: 040051
  • Bank: Romanian Comercial Bank, Unirea Agency (or BCR Sucursala Unirii)
  • Bank Address: B-dul Unirii nr. 43 – 45, Bucharest, Romania
  • For national payments (RON), you will use the following banking account:
  • IBAN: RO80RNCB0082044159390001

For international payments (Euro), you will use the following banking account:

  1. IBAN: RO53RNCB0082044159390002


The participants will pay for travel and accommodation. Please contact Lecturer PhD. Razvan Papuc in order to learn about our accommodation offert:



Submitting a Proposal:

For academicians and specialists papers, email the abstracts and/or the papers, along with a title page, to:


Mihai Hotca:, for topic area 1

Adela Bulgac:, for topic area 2

Cornelia Nistor: , for topic area 3

Lilia, for topic area 4

Maria Grigore:, for topic area 5

Elena Druica:, for topic area 6

Emil Florea:, for topic area 7

Liviu Radu: , for topic area 8

Anca Bratu:, for topic area 9

Adriana Barnoschi:, for topic area 10

Petronela Cernat:, for topic area 11


For student’s papers, all topic areas email the abstracts and/or the papers, to:

Alexandra Apostol:


Receipt of submissions will be acknowledged via email within 48 hours.

Guidelines for the authors




(It must be sent only by the first author of the paper)

First name:

Last name:

Scientific Degree and Title (Prof./ Dr / Mr./Mrs./Ms. ):


Postal address:


Phone (with country and area code):

Fax (with country and area code):

Title of the paper:

Name(s) of the co-authors and affiliation(s):

Abstract of the paper (no more than 300 words):






The papers shall be written entirely in English language; they must have maximum 15 pages and must comply exactly with the instructions bellow.

  • The authors can consult the reviewing criteria in order to become familiar with the quality demands.
  • Papers which don’t comply with the formatting conditions described bellow will be returned to the authors and will only be taken into consideration for final reviewing when they fulfill the mentioned standards.
  • The papers must be written clearly, concise, without any ambiguities.

Page Setup : Text margins: bellow – 2.5 cm; right – 2.5 cm; top – 2.5 cm; left – 2.5 cm; page format A4. The text will be written in single line spacing, justified alignment.


Paper Structure and Formatting Details:

TITLE OF THE PAPER (centered, bold, Times, 14, CAPS LOOK)

(SINGLE SPACE, Times, 14)

The first name and the surname of the author (centered, Times, bold, 12)

Affiliation (centered, Times, bold, 12)

(DOUBLE SPACE, Times, 14)

Abstract (Times, bold, 11)

No more than 300 words. The abstract must clearly specify the purpose of the paper and the objectives pursued by the author by his/her study. To be written in Times, 11, italic .

(Single space, Times, 11)

Key words: five key words, defining the subject approached in the paper. To be written in Times, 11, italic .

(Double space, Times, 14)

Introduction (Times, bold, 14)

The introduction shall have a page at the most, however not less than half a page. The text must provide answers for four questions. (1) What matter does the paper cover? (2) Why is the studied matter important? (3) How does the author intend to answer to this matter? (4) What is the relation between the paper and the already existent specialized literature? This introductory section shall be written clearly, and any confusion in communicating the four answers might result in paper rejection. (Times, 12)

(SINGLE SPACE, Times, 14)

Literature Review (Times, bold, 14)

This section must comprise referrals to specialized literature, compared against the paper’s subject, emphasizing the most important and relevant contributions on which the author will ground his/her argumentation. In the reviewing process there shall be taken into consideration the share of referrals to papers published in international journals recognized by the scientific community. This section must stress the fact that the author is familiar with the knowledge level in the studied area, that he/she has sufficient scientific training, allowing him/her to have a pertinent opinion over the studied issues. (Times, 12)

(SINGLE SPACE, Times, 14)

Theoretical Background (Times, bold, 14)

This section presents (if the case) the used theoretical tools: models, calculation formula. Also, any potential statistic data will be referred to, as well as their source and processing manner. (Times, 12)

(SINGLE SPACE, Times, 14)

Paper content (headline depending on the specific of the approach subject) (Times, bold, 14)

In this section (or set of sections, as the case might be) the author shall present and support the results he/she intents to communicate by means of the paper. (Times, 12)

(SINGLE SPACE, Times, 14)

Conclusions (Times, bold, 14)

The conclusions section shall cover three elements: (1) it shall summarize the main outcomes; (2) it shall undertake the implications of such outcomes; (3) suggestions for future researches. (Times, 12)

(DOUBLE SPACE, Times, 14)

References (Times, bold, 12)

References shall be written in accordance with the Chicago Manual of Style. The authors shall visit for rapid guidelines. (Times, 10). References are mandatory. There are not accepted footnotes, but only endnotes where the case.


You will find information about authors guidelines as soon as possible.