Taking into consideration the importance of scientific research for knowledge advancement
and highly qualified human resources training, the University of Craiova focuses on excellence, interdisciplinary approaches and international visibility, supporting complex research in borderline areas and taking part in international research networks. The mission of the University’s scientific research is to generate knowledge, as well as to transfer, disseminate and exploit the knowledge acquired through scientific research. The scientific research of the University of Craiova envisages European priorities in the field of development, innovation and technology transfer, the top priority being information and communications technology, environment protection and green energy, transport and aero-spatial sciences, food sciences, agriculture and biotechnologies, nanotechnologies and special
Research Areas for 2012-2016 (pdf).