Doctor of Philosophy in History, Babes-Bolyai University, Romania, 1991.
Teacher High School, Cluj-Napoca, 1978—1982. Researcher History National Institute, 1982—1987. Lecturer to senior lecturer Babes-Bolyai University, 1987—1997, dean, faculty european studies, 1996—2004, professor, since 1997, director, department marketing & public relations, since 2006, vice dean, since 2008.
Chancellor Faculty Economics & Business Management, Cluj-Napoca, 1990—1996. President & national expert National Commission Ministry of Education, since 2004. Lieutenant Infantry, 1973-1974, Sighetu-Marmatiei.
Member Liberal National Party, Cluj Napoca, since 1997. Member of ECSA (national committee member since 2000).
Married Rodica Balan, July 3, 1978. Children: Ciprian, Dragos.