Department of Economics and Physics – Faculty of Science (Technical University of Cluj-Napoca, North University Center of Baia Mare) invites you to the third North International Conference on Economics (NICE) which will take place on 21st – 22nd September 2018 in Baia Mare, Romania.

The NICE conference seeks to be an important international gathering of worldwide scholars, researchers, faculty members and doctorate students, in order to create a space for debate and dissemination of new theoretical, methodological and empirical knowledge in the field of economic science. The theme of NICE 2018 is: “Strategies, tools and innovative solutions for economic and organisational development”.


The main sections of the NICE 2018 are:
  1. Management & marketing
  2. Finance & accounting
  3. Sustainable development
  4. Economic studies
  5. Modelling and simulation in business informatics

Important dates:

  • Deadline for full paper submissions: July 29, 2018
  • Notification of acceptance: September 7, 2018
  • Final registration ends: September 14, 2018
  • Conference: September 21 – 22, 2018

Paper submission

All submissions must be entirely original, not previously published, and must not be under concurrent consideration or scheduled for presentation elsewhere.

The official language of the conference is English. All papers must be submitted in English, no later than July 29, 2018, at the following e-mail address: Please specify your name and the title of your paper in the body of your e-mail. All submitted papers will be subject of a blind peer review. Selection for inclusion in the conference program will be based upon quality, originality, and relevance for the conference theme.

The papers will not exceed 15 pages and must comply with the Template available for download at: that explains all the requirements in detail. Papers not conforming to the conference style will be returned.

Accepted submissions will be published in the North Economic Review (ISSN 2601 – 0887) indexed in RePEc, EconPapers, IDEAS, CEEOL, and Google Scholar. All published papers will be also available, with free full text access, on the site of the journal:

Several articles can be selected for publication in the UTMS Journal of Economics (ISSN 1857 – 6974) indexed in DOAJ, EBSCO, ProQuest, RePEc and other international scientific databases.

No more than two papers will be accepted from any author.


Conference fees

There are No FEES to register, attend or present at the Conference. Each participant will receive a certificate of attendance and an electronic copy of the North Economic Review. Drinks and snacks during session breaks will be prepared and sponsored by conference organisers and sponsors. All other expenses of the conference participants are not covered by conference organisers and sponsors. Thus, transport and accommodation costs will be covered by participants.


Conference Chair

Associate Prof. PhD Boca Graţiela Dana


Conference Scientific Committee

Ana Savic, VISER, Beograd, Serbia
Andreas Korner, TUW, Austria
Anca Borza, Babeş-Bolyai University, Cluj-Napoca, Romania
Anna Baginska, The State Higher School of Computer Science and Business Administration in Lomza, Poland
Anna Grabska, The State Higher School of Computer Science and Business Administration in Lomza, Poland
Arzu Yakar, Afyon Kocatepe University, Turkey
Arzum Işitan, Pamukkale University, Turkey
Ayhan Erol, Afyon Kocatepe University, Turkey
Cengiz Gazeloglu, Suleyman Demirel University, Turkey
Domenico Consoli, ‘’Carlo Bo’’ University, Urbino, Italy
Edlira Luçi,Tirana University, Albania
Edmond Hajrizi, UBT, Kosovo
Fadime Okay, Afyon Kocatepe University, Turkey
Felix Braitnecker, TUW, Austria
Gökhan Demirtas, Afyon Kocatepe University, Turkey
Gunnur Pesmen, Afyon Kocatepe University, Turkey
Hamza Erdoģdu, Afyon Kocatepe University, Turkey
Ibrahim Kilic, Afyon Kocatepe University, Turkey
Igor Taranov,  Kujawy and Pomorze University in Bydgoszcz, Poland
Ioannis Vlahos, TEI of Crete, Greece
Kliton Bylykbashi, “Sapienza” University, Rome, Italy
Klodiana Gorica, Tirana University, Albania
Kozeta Sevrani, Tirana University, Albania
Lindita Mukaj, ‘’Aleksander Moisiu’’ University,  Albania
Mahmut Masca, Afyon Kocatepe  University, Turkey
Malgorzata Urbanik, Tischner European University, Poland
Mehmet Findik, Afyon Kocatepe University, Turkey
Mustafa Boyukata, Bozok University Turkey
Mustafa Kara, Abant İzzet Baysal University, Turkey
Nicoleta Misu Barbuta , Universitatea ‘’Dunărea de Jos’’ Galati, Romania
Nilda Hocaöglu, Afyon Kocatepe University, Turkey
Ozan Can, Kırıkkale University Turkey
Recep Yücel, Kırıkkale  University, Turkey
Sinan Saraçli, Afyon Kocatepe University, Turkey
Siniša Bogdan, University of Rijeka, Croatia
Suzana Bareša, University of Rijeka, Croatia
Zeha Yakar, Pamukale University, Turkey


Organising Committee

Gratiela Dana Boca, PhD
Cezar Toader, PhD
Rita Toader, PhD
Diana Ighian-Cozma, PhD
Corina Pop Sitar, PhD
Corina Rădulescu, PhD
Florina Hahn, PhD
Liliana Zima, PhD
Simona Sabou, PhD
Constantin Cucoşel, PhD
Cristian Liviu Vele, Ph.D
Anne Marie Hordău, PhD
Izabela Pop, PhD
Bianca Avram, PhD


The final programme of the NICE 2018 is now available. You can download it here.


Book of Abstracts

Please click the following link to download the abstract book of the forthcoming NICE 2018: NICE 2018 – Book of Abstracts.



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