Wilhelm Dancă

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Gen. Berthelot, 19, 010164 Bucharest (Romania)
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18/05/2016–Present Professor Habilitated in Theology
University of Bucharest, Faculty of Catholic Theology, Bucharest (Romania)
01/03/2016–Present Dean
University of Bucharest
Director of educational and teaching programs at Roman-Catholic Faculty of Theology. Manager of the Faculty’s patrimony.​
01/08/2015–21/03/2017 Head of the Doctoral School for Theology and Religious Studies
University of Bucharest, Bucharest (Romania)
Director of programs and courses in high specialized fields of theological research for PhD students.
01/10/2014–Present Professor Habilitated in Philosophy
University of Bucharest, Bucharest (Romania)
Professor at the Faculty of Philosophy, coaching doctoral researches and theses in philosophy, namely in philosophy of religion, Medieval philosophy and Christian philosophy.
02/04/2012–Present Rector
Theological Roman-Catholic Institute, Bucharest (Romania)
Director of research in social and religious programs. Curator of conferences and programs of Christian continual formation. Manager of the Institute’s patrimony.
24/04/2012–18/02/2015 Dean
University of Bucharest, Bucharest (Romania)
Head of research, teaching and studying programs at the Roman-Catholic Faculty of Theology.
01/02/2005–31/01/2015 Professor Habilitated in Philosophy
University „Al. I. Cuza” of Iasi, Iasi (Romania)
Coaching doctoral theses and programs of research in philosophy, namely in philosophy of religion, Medieval philosophy and Christian philosophy at the Faculty of Philosophy.
01/10/2004–10/10/2012 Professor
Theological Roman-Catholic Institute, Iasi (Romania)
Professor, author and editor of courses about systematical philosophy, history of philosophy and Christian philosophy. Coordinator of theses of bachelor in philosophy and theology.
01/10/2001–01/09/2011 Rector
Theological Romano-Catholic Institute, Iasi (Romania)
Head of intellectual and pastoral formation of the future Roman-Catholic priests in two dioceses, Iasi and Bucharest. Manager of the Institute’s patrimony.
01/09/1999–01/10/2004 Professor
Theological Roman-Catholic Institute, Bucharest (Romania)
Professor, author and editor of courses of fundamental theology, systematic philosophy and Christian philosophy. Coordinator of theses of bachelor in theology.
01/02/1997–01/10/2001 Director of Studies
Theological Roman-Catholic Institute, Iasi (Romania)
Head of philosophical and theological studies. Curator of relations regarding the academic affairs with the Faculty of Theology from the University of Latran (Rome, Italy). Promoter of research and formation seminaries at the University of Latran. Director founder of the magazine „Dialog teologic”.
01/10/1996–01/10/1997 Lecturer
Theological Roman-Catholic Institute, Iasi (Romania)
Teacher, author and editor of courses of fundamental theology, systematic philosophy and Christian philosophy.
05/04/1993–30/11/1994 Journalist
Vatican Radio, Città del Vaticano (Città del Vaticano)
Editor of religious and cultural news at the Romanian Section of Vatican Radio. Author of interviews with different cultural and religious figures about Christian cultural topics. Speaker of news at the Vatican Radio, Romanian Section.
01/08/1986–01/02/1992 Vicar and Parish Priest
Archdiocese of Bucharest, Bucharest (Romania)
Vicar in Nisiporești (Neamț) and Piatra Neamț (1986-1989). Parish priest in Bucharest (St. Teresa parish, 1989-1992). Spiritual and pastoral representative of the archbishop of Bucharest. Manager of religious patrimony.
02/03/2016–Present Habilitation in theology EQF level 8
University of Bucharest, Bucharest (Romania)
O.M.E.N.C.S. nr. 3306/02.03.2016​
17/08/2005–Present Habilitation in philosophy EQF level 8
University „Al. I. Cuza” of Iasi, Iasi (Romania)
O.M.E.C, nr. 4808/17.08.2005​
01/10/1993–13/09/1996 PhD. EQF level 8
Faculty of Philosophy, Gregorian Pontifical Universtiy, Rome (Italy)
The most advanced and specialized skills and techniques in religion and philosophy.
25/10/1991–28/06/1993 Master EQF level 7
Faculty of Philosophy, Gregorian Pontifical University, Rome (Italy)
Specialized problem-solving philosophical skills.​
01/10/1980–29/06/1986 Bachelor EQF level 6
Theological Roman-Catolic Institute, Iasi (Romania)
Basic philosophical and advanced theological skills​.
Mother tongue(s) Romanian
Listening Reading Spoken interaction Spoken production
English C2 C2 C1 C1 C1
French C2 C2 C2 C2 C2
German B2 C1 B2 B2 C1
Italian C2 C2 C2 C2 C2
Greek A1 B1 A1 A1 A1
Latin C2 C2 C2 C2 C2

Levels: A1 and A2: Basic user – B1 and B2: Independent user – C1 and C2: Proficient user

Common European Framework of Reference for Languages

Communication skills Good communication skills gained through my experience as editor, professor and rector. Excellent contact skills with children, youth people and old people gained trough my experience as vicar and parish priest.
Organisational / managerial skills Leadership (responsible for a team of 20 people as editor in chief, rector and dean). Good organisational skills gained as parish priest, rector and dean.
Job-related skills Good command of quality control processes (as responsible for the human, intellectual, pastoral and spiritual formation of the future Catholic priests). Mentoring skills (as coordinator of doctoral theses since 2005).
Digital competence SELF-ASSESSMENT
Information processing Communication Content creation Safety Problem solving
Independent user Independent user Independent user Independent user Independent user
Digital competences – Self-assessment grid
Competent with most Microsoft Office programs.
Driving licence B1, B, BE

My thesis of PhD. was published in Italian: Definitio sacri. Il sacro come „il significativo” e „il destino” e la sua relazione con il metodo storico-fenomenologico nell’opera di Mircea Eliade, PUG, Roma 1996, 509p. (The Definition of the Sacred. The Sacred as the „Meaning” and the „Destiny” and its Relation with the Historical-phenomenological Method in Mircea Eliade’ works).

After the doctoral thesis, I published 19 books; 12 as unique author and 7 as coordinator and co-author. I published also 28 articles and studies in English, French and Italian in different magazines and volumes from all around the world. In Romanian, I published 157 articles and 44 studies.

Since 1998 up to 2012, I was editor in chief of the magazine „Dialog teologic” (Iasi), and since 2012 I became editor in chief of the magazine „Caietele Institutului Catolic” (Bucharest).

Honours and awards

Honorary citizen of Doljesti, county of Neamt, Romania, since 2002.​

Knight of the National Order of „Faithful Service”, conferred by Klaus Werner Iohannis, President of Romania, in 01.12.2016.


Member of European Academy of Sciences and Arts, Salzburg, Austria, since 2016.

Member of Romanian Academy, Bucarest, Romania, since 2013.

President of International Society Thomas of Aquinas, Romanian Section, since 2011.

Member of Theological Commission of CNATDCU, Ministry of Education and Scientific Research, Romania Government, 2011-2016; 2017––.

Regional Responsible of Council for Research in Values and Philosophy, Washington D.C., S.U.A., since 2008.

Member of The World Union of Catholic Philosophical Societies, since 2008.

Responsible of Center for Catholic Culture, Diocese of Iassy, Romania, 2005-2011.

Member of Synodal Assembly / Council for Pastoral Life, Diocese of Iassy, Romania, 2002-2011.​

President of Catholic Academy „St. Augustine”, Diocese of Iassy, Romania, 1998-2011.

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