About CKS 2009


The 3rd International Scientific Session
“Challenges of the Knowledge Society”
June 4-5th, 2009


The main purpose of this international scientific session organized by “Nicolae Titulescu” University is to provide an opportunity to 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.
The conference’s languages are English and Romanian.

Call for papers
Interested participants are invited to submit:


  • Research papers : complete papers (minim 4000 and maximum 12000 words) with complete references section.

  • Short papers : this could be research in progress, abstracts, ideas you would like to explore with audience at the conference, or draft of papers for possible co-authorship: (max. 5 pages or 1000 words)

Papers will be evaluated for originality, significance, clarity, and contribution. Each paper will be subjected of a double blind peer review. Summary of review feedback/reports will be sent back to the author(s) in most cases. All comments and suggestions should be addressed in the final submission. Papers must not have been previously published or currently submitted for publication elsewhere.

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.

Conference proceedings
Based on their scientific quality, the submissions could be published in one of the following issues:
- “Lex ET Scientia” International Journal, published by the “Nicolae Titulescu” University and the Faculty of Administration and Business, University of Bucharest, indexed in EBSCO International Databases and DOAJ International Database, which gets the internal CNCSIS Accreditation B (
- The Intellectual Property Right Romanian Magazine (RRDPI), which gets the internal CNCSIS Accreditation B (
 - The Scientific Session Proceedings, published within Universul Juridic Publishing House, recognized by CNCSIS.
More information will be provided after the double blind review process. The organizers are interested in enlarging the list of potential publishers, so if you can recommend a journal for this purpose please, contact the conference organizers , at for details.

Important deadlines:
Paper Submission: April 15th 2009.
Fee Payment: May 1st 2009
Registration Fees
There is no fee for undergraduate students.
There is 50 Euro fee per author per paper (or the equivalent in RON) for scholars and specialists.
Each author can submit no more than two papers.
The conference fee includes:
- publication of on paper;
- conference documents: Program and Book of Abstract;
- coffee breacks.

Payment Details
The conference fees will be paid in the bank account number:
- RO08ROIN910500068311EU01 (for payment in EURO)
- RO51ROIN910500068311RO01 (for payment in RON)
 opened at Romanian International Bank SA, Bucharest, Romania, 13 septembrie Branch, 13 Septembrie Street, no. 58-60, district 5
Mentioning: for  Nicolae Titulescu University of Bucharest, Fiscal Code:14770190.
Please indicate on the payment document: “For The International Scientific Session “Challenges of the Knowledge Society, 2009” .
Scanned copies of the payment documents will be sent, via e-mail, to the Section secretary (payment is a compulsory condition for publishing).

Please contact Ms. Roxana Iancu:

Submitting a Proposal:
For students all topic areas email the papers to:
For academicians and specialists papers, email the papers to:
Mircea Damaschin:, for topic area 1
Dan , for topic area 2
Cornelia Nistor: , for topic area 3
Radu , for topic area 4
Maria Grigore: , for topic area 5
Rodica Ianole: , 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
Receipt of submissions will be acknowledged via email within 48 hours.

Looking forward to cooperating with you!

Conference manager,

Mircea Damaschin
The Faculty of Law, University "Nicolae Titulescu" Bucharest
Mobile Phone: 004.0747.078.300
Email: or


  • The papers shall be written entirely in English language; they must have maximum 6000 words and must comply exactly with the instructions bellow.

  • 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