Universitatea Babes Bolyai (UBB)

logo ubb albastru REV01BabeČ™-Bolyai University (UBB) is one of the most prestigious higher education institutions from Center-Eastern Europe, being the university with the oldest academic tradition in Romania (1581). It is one of the largest Romanian universities (approximately 45.000 students and 1.700 faculty staff), situated at the confluence of the Eastern and Western cultures. UBB offers the 1st bachelor program in Public Health taught in English from Central and Eastern Europe (Cluj School of Public Health). UBB also offers a Master Program in Public Health and a Doctoral program in Public Health. The Center for Health Policy and Public Health (CHPPH) is a research unit within the Department of Public Health, UBB, with the main focus on community health problems. CHPPH’s activities focus on: (1) Conducting quantitative and qualitative needs assessments and formative researches to inform the development of public health programs, (2) Planning, implementing and evaluating public health programs that respond to the complex needs of communities and vulnerable populations, (3) Using a wide range of effective tools and techniques, such as information technology, communication and social marketing strategies to foster behavioural change and improve health outcomes.