The 2022 International Conference on Partial Least Squares Structural Equation Modeling (PLS-SEM) is organized and hosted by the Faculty of Economics and Business Administration of Babeș-Bolyai University, in Cluj-Napoca, Romania.
About Babeș-Bolyai University (UBB)
UBB is the largest Romanian university, hosting more than 50,000 students, and almost 1,600 permanent teaching and research staff.
Situated at the confluence of the Eastern and Western European cultures, UBB has deep roots in Central Europe and strong international academic ties. Its origins date back to 1581, making it the oldest institution of higher education in Romania.
Considering its position in the most important global university rankings (i.e., ARWU, QS, Times Higher Education), UBB is the best higher education institution in Romania, and the first Romanian university to be granted 5 stars, based on a QS STAR international audit.
About the Faculty of Economics and Business Administration (FSEGA)
With about 9,300 students, and more than 200 permanent teaching and research staff, FSEGA is the largest faculty of UBB and of any Romanian university.
FSEGA has been part of UBB since 1961, after being established as an independent institution in 1920. Thus, 2020 was the year in which FSEGA celebrated 100 years of Romanian economic education in Transylvania.
According to the latest international rankings published by QS and Times Higher Education, UBB-FSEGA is the best Romanian higher education institution in Economics & Business.
Cluj-Napoca is the second largest city in Romania (after Bucharest – the capital city), and the largest one in the historical region of Transylvania.
The city hosts the largest banking group in Romania, as well as the regional or national headquarters of many multinational companies. Also, a large part of the Romanian IT sector is located in Cluj-Napoca, big companies in the industry being headquartered or having branches in the city.
Cluj-Napoca has remarkable urban architecture, many cultural and religious attractions, a variety of restaurants, bars and shopping centers, as well as a great diversity of cultural events that take place annually in the city.
Last but not least, Cluj-Napoca is one of the most important academic centers in Central, Eastern, and Southeastern Europe, with about 100,000 students normally living in the city. Six public universities are active in Cluj-Napoca, among which Babeș-Bolyai University being the largest.