Sigla ICPAM With the support of:
European Physical Society Autoritatea Nationala pentru Cercetare Stiintifica

9th International Conference on Physics of Advanced Materials
20 - 23 September 2012, Iasi, Romania

General Information

About Iasi

Iasi is located in the North-East of Romania and in crossed by Bahlui River ( ).

The surrounding country is one of uplands and woods, featuring the monasteries of Bârnova, Bucium, Cetătuia, Frumoasa, Galata, Hlincea, and the dendrologic park of Repedea. It is a common belief that Iasi is built on seven hills like Rome.

With historical monuments and contemporary architecture, Iaşi is an outstanding educational center.

Pieces of architecture include the Trei Ierarhi Monastery (1637 -1639), part of the tentative list of UNESCO World Heritage Site, or the neo-Gothic Palace of Culture built on the old ruins of the mediaeval Princely Court of Moldavia (1906 - 1925). Alexandru Ioan Cuza University (1897) is a mixture of the Neoclassical and Baroque styles and houses the famous Hall of the Lost Footsteps where one can admire the works of the painter Sabin Bălasa.

The University of Iasi, is the oldest higher education institution in Romania.

Iasi is, above all, the city of academic education. It has 6 universities: Al. I. Cuza" University, Gh. Asachi Technical University, I. Ionescu de la Brad University of Agronomy and Veterinary Medicine, George Enescu University of Arts.

Aula Magna Mihai Eminescu Lost Footsteps