Gender equality is consecrated at the international level through the Sustainable Development Goals of the United Nations, being included in the UN 2030 Agenda, with the aim of reducing inequality and eliminating discrimination in all areas.

In the spirit of European values and requirements, University “Alexandru Ioan Cuza” of Iași undertakes the commitment at the institutional level to promote, monitor and integrate gender equality in institutional culture and practices.

Policy recommendations for gender balance in informatics (.pdf), COST Action CA19122 – European Network For Gender Balance in Informatics

◊ Gender Dimension in Research and Innovation Activities in Horizon Europe, developed by the Horizon Europe NCP Unit within UEFISCDI, 2022.

In Romania, the government body that has the mission to promote, monitor and combat discrimination based on gender is National Agency for Equal Opportunities between Women and Men.

National legislation:

International legislation:

Gender equality and The European Commission:


  • Stages– Structural Transformation to Achieve Gender Equality in Science,  FP7-SCIENCE-IN-SOCIETY-2011-1, 01.01.2012-31.12.2015, UAIC coordinator prof. Doina BALAHUR