Course Offerings


  • Strategic Foresight for Social Sciences: Concepts, Methods, and Case Studies


  • Futures Studies, International Relations, History

“By learning from the past, engaging with the present, and anticipating the future, humanity can recover its agency and create the world in which it wishes to live.”

Adrian Pop, PhD

Adrian Pop is Professor of International Relations at the National University of Political Studies and Public Administration of Bucharest. He is a member of several scientific associations and professional bodies, including the International Commission of History of International Relations, the Foresight Europe Network, and the Union of Professional Journalists from Romania. He sits in the Advisory Boards of European Network Remembrance and Solidarity and Eastern Journal of European Studies, and Editoral Boards of Moldoscopie, Prospective et stratégie and Research and Science Today journals. He also acts as Co-chair of the Romania Node of The Millennium Project.

He holds a Ph.D. and a B.A. in History from the Babes-Bolyai University in Cluj-Napoca, a Diploma with Honours from the International Academy of Broadcasting in Montreux, and a M.A. in Political Science from the Central European University in Budapest. He is a former Visiting Fellow with the Norwegian Nobel Institute in Oslo, Visiting Fulbright Scholar with the University of Maryland, College Park, International Research Fellow with the NATO Defense College in Rome, Deputy Director of the Institute for Political Studies of Defense and Military History in Bucharest, and Editor-in-Chief of Romanian Review of International Studies. His book on The Origins and Typology of East European Revolutions received the George Barițiu award of the Romanian Academy.

Message from Adrian Pop