Agricultural State University of Moldova
|State Agrarian University of Moldova|
|Universitatea Agrară de Stat din Moldova|
The State Agrarian University of Moldova (SAUM) is the only higher agricultural education institution in the Republic of Moldova and the first higher education institution founded in Chişinău. SAUM has a rich history that began in April 9, 1933 when King Carol II of Romania promulgated the Law concerning the transformation of Agricultural Sciences Section of the University of Iaşi into the Faculty of Agricultural Sciences with its center in Chişinău.
The University has pass through many changes within the complex history of Moldova. It’s the unique university from Moldova that during this period of time has identified itself with the history of the people who passed through two radical changes in conceptions and mentalities connected with two transitions from a system to another, to which correspond the changes in the university’s denomination.
Nowadays SAUM is well-known and appreciated both in Moldova and abroad thanks to its results in preparing scientifically competent and competitive specialists and to the university’s extension.
More than 50,000 specialists, included over 1,000 from 67 countries, trained in this institution distinguished themselves by remarkable results both in our country and abroad not only in agriculture but also in other branches of the economy. Among the SAUM graduates we can mention a number of personalities: presidents of the country, prime ministers, members of Parliament, ambassadors, ministers, members of the Academy of Sciences, writers etc.
SAUM thesaurus consists of persons with significant contribution to both university and country’s development, well-known personalities who founded this University and contributed to its affirmation and prosperity.
The University has a proud history not only in training students providing a good learning environment, SAUM asserted itself by a scientific staff of great importance that has national and international notoriety. The results of their scientific research were published in a big number of scientific publications and implemented in production.
At present, SAUM has about 7000 students and master degree students trained respectively at 25 specialties and 25 specializations, possesses a rich intellectual potential of significant infrastructure aimed at supporting the work of teachers, scientific researches and social protection.
SAUM future strategy of development is oriented toward Bologna Process requirements, harmonizing agricultural higher education with international standards by modernizing research and university extension. Nowadays generation of teachers and collaborators has the noble mission of contributing to improving university’s education in order to educate both competent, and competitive specialists, highly cultivated personalities, thus breathing life to the slogan of our university “DA NOBIS RECTA SAPERE”.
Sfatul Ţării Palace was the first siege of the University in the 1930s
- www.uasm.md (Romanian)