Valentin Constantin Mihai_en

Lecturer Valentin Constantin MIHAI, PhDvalentin-mihai

Fields of study: Introduction into tourism,

Economy of tourism, Agrotourism;

Date and place of birth: 6 October 1979, Dej, Cluj.

I. Education:
University studies: 1998-2002: „Babes-Bolyai” University Cluj-Napoca, Faculty of Economic Sciences, Specialization: Accounting.
PHD studies: 2010 – PhD in Agronomy, specialization: Management and marketing in agronomy; scientific coordinator: Prof. Emilian Merce, PhD.
Areas of specialization:
  • July 2002 – October 2002- Training Management, within the Training Cultural Exchange Network Programme, Mch Services, Llc. Boston USA
  • April 2004-July 2004 – Scholarship/ Training Course University of Ghent Belgium, Faculty of Economic Sciences, within the Billateral Scientific Collaboration Programme C18009/2003 between USAMV Cluj-Napoca and the University of Ghent, Belgium.
  • November 2005- December 2005- INCDEA Training Course, Bucharest, within the grant Excellence Research.5-Young researchers mobility projects.

II. Academic experience:
  • 2007-2009 Assistant, department of Management and economic engineering in agriculture; Subjects: Introduction into tourism, Economy of rural tourism;
  • 2009-present: Lecturer, department of economic sciences Subjects: Introduction into tourism, Economy of tourism, Agro tourism, Geography.
Research domains of interest: Rural development, Rural tourism.
Professional affiliations:
  • 2006 National Association for rural and ecologic tourism (ANTREC);
  • 2008 member of the researh center Socio-economic monitoring of the rural agrarian space;
  • 2010 member of the Biofarmers association in Romania (BIOTERRA).
Significant achievements:
Books and scientific papers:
  • Books:
  1. The impact of FAER and LAM Foundations on sustainable rural development, Valentin Mihai, I. Vlasa, E. Merce, F. Arion, Editura Academicpres, Cluj-Napoca, Romania, ISBN: 978-973-744-150-8
  • Scientific papers: 34 scientific papers out of which 12 as first author.
  1. An Analysis of the Socio-Economic Characteristics of the Semi-Subsistence Farms that Applied for Non-Refundable EU Funds in the North-Western Romania, Manuela Carmen Simu,  Diana Elena Dumitras, Valentin Mihai, Ionel Mugurel Jitea, Bulletin of UASVM 72(2):513-515; DOI:10.15835/buasvmcn-hort:11702CABI, 2015;
  2. Impact of non-refundable European funds on beneficiaries in the rural area, Valentin Mihai, Nicusor Sima, Mihaela MIhai, Rodica Stan, Gheorghe Mihai Bulletin of UASVM Cluj-Napoca, vol 2, Horticulture 2012,190-192.
  3. The impact of European Funding on the Rural Labor Market, Valentin Mihai, Gh. Mihai, Mihaela Mihai, Bulletin USAMV Horticulture, 2011, Nr. 68(2), p: 143-147.
Research grants:
  1. 2005-2007, Td 213: CNCSIS.
  2. 2005 Young researchers mobility programme n. 5; CNCSIS.
October, 2016                                                                                           
Lecturer Valentin Constantin MIHAI, PhD