Doctor Honoris Causa

Doctor Honoris Causa

The SNSPA academic community includes international personalities who have played a special role in promoting and developing research areas relevant for SNSPA.

Among the honorary members of the academic community of our university there are SNSPA Doctor Honoris Causa holders:

  • 2019

    Kristalina Georgieva, Chief Executive Officer, World Bank.
    Frans Timmermans, First Vice-president of the European Commission.
    David Le Breton, Professor of Sociology and Anthropology, University of Strasbourg.


    Hillel Isaac Steiner, Professor of Political Philosophy at the University of Manchester
    Miroslav Lajčák,  President of the United Nations General Assembly
    Jeffrey Isaac, Professor of Political Science at Indiana University, Bloomington, USA
    Maria Bucur, Professor of modern Eastern Europe and gender in the twentieth century, Indiana University, Bloomington, USA.


    Ian Goldin, Professor of Globalisation and Development, University of Oxford
    Xavier Bettel, Prime Minister of Luxembourg
    Juan Fernando Galván Reula, Rector of the University of Alcalá and President of the Latin American and Caribbean – European Union Academic Forum
    Itamar Rabinovich, President of the Israel Institute (Washington and Jerusalem), Israel’s former Ambassador to the United States, former president of Tel Aviv University


    Simon HixHarold Laski Professor of Political Science at the London School of Economics and Political Science
    Maria P. Aristigueta, President of the American Society for Public Administration
    Duane C. Butcher, Chargé d’affaires at U.S. Embassy Bucharest
    Liviu Aurelian Bota, Ambassador


    Peter M. E. Volten, Professor of International Relations and Organisation
    Christopher Pollitt,  Research Professor of Public Management at the Public Management Institute, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven


    Mihai Tănăsescu, Vice-president of the European Investment Bank (EIB)
    Florin Georgescu, Prime Vice-Governor of the National Bank of Romania
    Guy Verhofstadt, Leader of the Alliance of Liberals and Democrats for Europe (ALDE) in the European Parliament
    Dominique Wolton, Director of the Institute of Communication Sciences from the Centre national de la recherche scientifique, Paris


    Nicolae Manolescu, Romania’s Ambassador to UNESCO
    Lee B. Becker, Cox International Centre Director, University of Georgia, USA
    Martin Schulz, President of the European Parliament


    Jamie Shea, Deputy assistant to the NATO Secretary General for emerging security threats
    Mugur Isărescu, Governor of the National Bank of Romania
    Irina Bokova, UNESCO General Director
    Geoffrey Robertson, Professor at University of London


    Jan Sadlak, Deputy Vice-Chancellor of the Academy of Social and Humanity Studies in Warsaw, Poland
    Geert Bouckert, Director of the Public Management Institute, Leuven, Belgium
    Philippe C. Schmitter, Emeritus Professor at European University Institute


    Gérard Timsit, Emeritus Professor at Université Paris I Panthéon-Sorbone, France
    Francisco Aldecoa Luzarraga, Dean of the Faculty of Political Sciences and Sociology, Complutense University of Madrid, Spain
    Jonathan Scheele, Director of Trans-European Transport Networks in the General Directorate for Energy and Transport within the European Commission


    Spyridon Flogaitis, Professor of Law at Athens University


    Lord Anthony Giddens, Professor of Sociology at Cambridge University, Great Britain
    Marie-Luce Pavia, Professor of Law at Université de Montpellier I


    Yasutaka Shimizu, President of the National Institute of Multimedia Education


    Peter Schieder, President of the European Council Parliament
    Ion Iliescu, President of Romania


    Vladimir Tismăneanu, Professor of Political Science at Maryland University, USA
    Yehezkel Dror, Professor of Political Science at Hebrew University of Jerusalem
    Lord George Robertson of Port Ellen, NATO Secretary General


    Robert Polet, Director European Institute of Public Administration, Maastricht
    Nicolas Spulber, Emeritus Professor at Indiana University