(These entries are also included later in the Language Resources section.)
The Romanian Reference Grammar, by Dana Cojocaru, University of Bucharest, which includes the Romanian Verb Handbook, by Professor Ronald Feldstein of Indiana University, is part of a set of SEELRC reference grammars designed for advanced-level language users and linguists to compare semantic categories across languages. Completed are comparative grammars in BCS, Czech, Macedonian, Polish, Romanian, and Russian. Others are under development.
"Your One-Stop Cyber-Resource for Foreign Language Typefaces and Keyboard Utilities. The fonts available from this Web site have been collected from many sources and are intended by the authors to be distributed either as shareware (please register with the original authors!), freeware, or they have been placed in the public domain by the authors."
YLC at the University of Oregon provides non-English Font Archive, Font Help Pages, as well as links to Other Font Collections.Romanian National Anthem & Flag Map of Romania and Quick Facts, More Maps , More Maps Language Profile - Romanian, Romania - Ethnologue Romanian Photo Album , Romanian Images Famous Romanians Romanian Cuisine, More
Links to primary Romanian language search engines and gateways.
This link to the Russian and East European Network Information Center website at the University of Texas, Austin, has been preset to connect you directly to resources related to Romania.REESWeb - Search Romania
Do a "search keyword" for "Romania" in the University of Pittsburgh's Center for Russian and East European Studies website database. Strong in links throughout Eastern and Central Europe as well as with the NIS.Library of Congress Portals to the World - Romania
Resources from regional studies experts at the Library of Congress.
One of the largest Internet resource sites for Slavonic studies in the UK.School of Slavonic and East European Studies University College, London -- Internet Resources on Romania
Extensive list of links on topics ranging from Government to Libraries and Archives.Yahoo -- Regional, Countries Links - Romania
Excellent Yahoo search engine links for countries from Afghanistan to Zimbabwe.Slavophilia.com - Romania
Includes links to Arts, Education, Reference, Philology, Travel, etc.Balkan Web - Romania
Large portal with links to educational, commercial, cultural, and news sites.About Romania.com
A most comprehensive Web site about Romania.
The Open Directory Project is the largest, most comprehensive human-edited directory of the Web. It is constructed and maintained by a vast, global community of volunteer editors.
The Google search engine has been preset for you to search the Internet using the Romanian language. Also ideal for target language lexical and contextual searches and other language-oriented uses. Requires Romanian fonts. (Also included in Language Materials links below.)Romanian Writing System
Basic introduction to Romanian alphabet with collections of links to audio files and language related websites.
List of online resources available for Romanian language. Updated regularly.BBC Languages across Europe - Romanian
Description of language with list of basic phrases with audio.
The Romanian Reference Grammar, by Dana Cojocaru, University of Bucharest, which includes the Romanian Verb Handbook, by Professor Ronald Feldstein of Indiana University, is part of a set of SEELRC reference grammars designed for advanced-level language users and linguists to compare semantic categories across languages. Completed are comparative grammars in BCS, Czech, Macedonian, Polish, Romanian, and Russian. Others are under development.Romanian Lessons
Basic introduction to language. Ten online lessons on topics ranging from Pronunciation and Subject Pronouns to Basic Verbs and the Subjunctive.
Site offerings include: Over 1,000 Romanian Poems in five languages, a searchable Romanian Directory, Romanian poetry, short stories, theatre, humor, lyrics and more. Romanian carols, traditional, folk and rock music - including mp3s.
Large collection of links to language and language related sites.
Includes Romanian version of NATO Handbook,as well as translations of NATO fact sheets.
The Google search engine has been preset for you to search the Internet using the Romanian language. Also ideal for target language lexical and contextual searches and other language-oriented uses. Requires Romanian fonts.YourDictionary.com - Romanian
Although offerings for Romanian are scant, this site is always being updated with latest resources, so stay tuned.English-Romanian, Romanian-English Online Dictionaries
In addition to the dictionaries noted above, site offers Romanian verb conjugator.Romanian Dictionaries Site
Includes online Romanian-English-Romanian dictionary; also has R-E-R dictionary that can be downloaded to your desktop at reasonable cost.
Extensive dictionary of both well-known and lesser-known (those which originate in Romanian) proverbs with variations. Interesting for comparison of metaphoric and literary usage.Kidon Media-Link: Romania
The Romanian selections of this Media-Link Megasite connect you with radio and television stations, newspapers and magazines.OnlineNewspapers.com - Romania
Good selection of online newspapers in Romanian and English.Voice of America - New Europe Review - Romanian
Voice of America news in target language.Radio Free Europe/ Radio Liberty - Romanian Service
News Texts Each Weekday, Daily on-demand Audio Broadcasts, Daily live Audio Broadcasts.BBC Romanian.com
BBC news broadcasts in Romanian.TvRadioWorld - Romania
About: "TvRadioWorld is an informational directory dealing with radio and television broadcasters worldwide." Site allows you to bookmark favorite radio stations for listening.MediaFax.ro
News from leading Romanian news agency.
Latest news in English from a variety of news sources.SCOLA - Global Foreign Language Portal
SCOLA ia a leader in foreign language television news broadcasts. Schedule of broadcasts, insta-classes in some languages, and other useful information.WWW Virtual Library - Romanian History Index
Large index to sites related to Romania and Romanian history.Web Resources for Romanian History
Very extensive collection of links covering the span of Romanian history.History of Romania
Excellent encyclopedia article history of Romania with numerous hyperlinks to related topics.The History of Romanians
Concise well-illustrated history of Romania.History of Romania
From ancient history to modern days with Appendix to Dracula or Vlad the Impaler and others.
A collection of materials in arts, history, and media.
Includes links to National Institutions and Government sites including President and most Ministries; Embassies in foreign countries, Political Parties, etc.Political Resources on the Net - Romania
Listings of political sites available on the Internet sorted by country, with links to Parties, Organizations, Governments, Media and more from all around the world.CountryWatch.com - Romania
"CountryWatch is a world leader in providing country specific geopolitical intelligence on each of the 192 countries of the world." Basic information is free; deeper resources require subscription.Foreign and International Law - Romania
From the Washburn University School of Law Library, links to country sites for Constitutional Law, Government and Politics, Law and Legislation, Legislative Bodies, etc.
Exceptionally detailed presentation from the Library of Congress. Includes sections on: Geography, Society, Economy, Government and Politics, Very Detailed History and Historical Development, Contemporary Trends, etc.CIA World Factbook - Romania
Good resource site for information on Geography, People, Government, Economy, Communications, Transportation, Military, and Transnational Issues.BBC News Country Profiles - Romania
Full profiles provide an instant guide to history, politics and economic background of countries; also biographic sketches of leaders, essay on media, and historic timelines. They also include audio and video clips from the BBC archives.U.S. Department of State Background Notes - Romania
Background Notes are updated/revised as they are received from regional bureaus and are added to the database of the Department of State web site. Categories include: Geography, People, History, Government, Political Conditions, Economy, Defense, Foreign Relations, U.S. Relations, and Travel/Business.International Monetary Fund - Romania
Latest developments in Peace and Security, Economic Development, Humanitarian Aid/Refugees, Environment/Shelter, Human Rights, Women/Children/Population, Health/Poverty/Food Security, Culture/Education.
The World Bank's mission in Romania is to promote job creation through private sector led growth, support the education and training of Macedonia's people, and protect the poorest and most vulnerable in society.The World Trade Organization
"The World Trade Organization (WTO) is the only global international organization dealing with the rules of trade between nations. At its heart are the WTO agreements, negotiated and signed by the bulk of the world’s trading nations and ratified in their parliaments. The goal is to help producers of goods and services, exporters, and importers conduct their business." Includes detailed information on Members and Observers - Romania (Member)
"The Energy Information Administration (EIA), created by Congress in 1977, the a statistical agency of the U.S. Department of Energy. We provide policy-independent data, forecasts, and analysis to promote sound policy making efficient markets and public understanding regarding energy and its interaction with the economy and environment."USAID - Romania
The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) "is an independent agency that provides economic, development and humanitarian assistance around the world in support of the foreign policy goals of the United States."World Health Organization - Romania
About WHO" "The World Health Organization, the United Nations specialized agency for health, was established on 7 April 1948. WHO's objective, as set out in its Constitution, is the attainment by all peoples of the highest possible level of health. Health is defined in WHO's Constitution as a state of complete physical, mental and social well-being and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity."International Federation of the Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies - Romania
The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies is the world's largest humanitarian organisation, with 178 member National Societies.Amnesty International - Romania
Amnesty International is a champion defender of human rights worldwide. Familiarity with a given country's human rights issues can provide a unique insight into many other aspects of its culture and politics.Human Rights Watch - Romania
Human Rights Watch is dedicated to protecting the human rights of people around the world.Women's/Gender Studies Association of Countries in Transition - Romania
The main objectives of the Association are: to exchange knowledge and ideas in Women's Studies, to develop Women's Studies professionals, to monitor the status of women in profession, to share curricula, to share/compare research, to encourage exchange programs, and to start newsletterInternational Helsinki Federation for Human Rights
The International Helsinki Federation for Human Rights is a self-governing group of non-governmental, not-for-profit organizations that act to protect human rights throughout Europe, North America, and the Central Asian republics formed from the territories of the former Soviet Union. A primary specific goal is to monitor compliance with the human rights provisions of the Helsinki Final Act and its Follow-up Documents.North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) - Romanian Language Module
The NATO homepage is an excellent resource for information on member and affiliate nations and their policies and activities in the world at large.Lonely Planet Destinations - Romania
The people at the offbeat Lonely Planet website are not your typical travel guides -- they're very bright and know what they're talking about. Their goal is not to "sell the country" to travelers. Instead, they tell it how it is. Typical headings include: "Warnings" (in case travel is not recommended - the "why's"); Facts for the Traveler, When to Go, Events, Money and Costs, Attractions, Off the Beaten Track, Activities, History, Culture, Environment, Getting There and Away, Getting Around, and Further Reading and Related Weblinks.
Just about everything you need to know: Survival Guide, Places to Go, Embassies and Visa, Lodging, Food, Money, etc.Yahoo Travel Guide - Romania
Includes links to history, basics, transportation, dining, shopping and climate.
Direct link to Romanian National Library and its online resources.
From About: "The American Association of Teachers of Slavic and East European Languages (AATSEEL), founded in 1941, exists to advance the study and promote the teaching of Slavic and East European languages, literatures, and cultures on all educational levels, elementary through graduate school. While the largest proportion of its activities and members concentrate in the area of Russian, AATSEEL has from the beginning stressed that it embraces all Slavic and East European languages, literatures, linguistics and cultures."American Association for the Advancement of Slavic Studies (AAASS)
From About: "The American Association for the Advancement of Slavic Studies (AAASS) is a nonprofit, nonpolitical, scholarly society which is the leading private organization dedicated to the advancement of knowledge about Russia, Central Eurasia, and Eastern and Central Europe."Canadian Association of Slavists ~ Association Canadienne des Slavistes
"The Canadian Association of Slavists is an organization of teachers and scholars in the field of Slavic and related studies in Canada for the purpose of improving and advancing such studies."British Association for Slavonic and East European Studies
BASEES, according to its constitution, exists to "advance education for the public benefit in the United Kingdom in the humanities and the social sciences as they relate to the former Soviet Union and the countries of Eastern Europe".Slavic and East European Folklore Association
"SEEFA is a non-profit organization devoted to an exchange of knowledge among scholars interested in Slavic and East European folklore. It seeks to promote instruction, to organize panels at national and international conferences, to encourage the preparation of teaching materials and translations, and to foster exchanges, summer programs, and research in Slavic and East European Folklore and related fields such as anthropology, ethnic studies, history, literature, and musicology."
"The Association of Women in Slavic Studies is a networking resource for people concerned with the problems, status, and achievements of women in the profession. It also attempts to cover research and teaching in women's studies and questions of gender and family life in Central/Eastern Europe and the Former Soviet Union."East Coast Consortium of Slavic Library Collections
"The East Coast Consortium of Slavic Library Collections was established in 1993 to better coordinate activities among major Eurasian area studies collections in the Eastern United States. The Consortium presently numbers ten member institutions: Columbia, Cornell, Dartmouth, Duke, Harvard, The New York Public Library, New York University, Princeton, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and Yale."Pacific Coast Slavic and East European Library Consortium (PACSLAV)
"The Pacific Coast Slavic and East European Library Consortium (PACSLAV) was formed to promote the development of Slavic Studies resources in this region of the United States and Canada. The services provided by the Consortium are for the use an d benefit of the faculty, students, and staff of its member institutions."Council for Slavonic and East European Library and Information Services
"The most important function of COSEELIS is to represent the interests of UK libraries and other information organisations offering services in the field of Slavonic and East European studies."Collaborative Collection Management Project for Russian and East European Studies
"We offer: — For researchers in Russian and East European Studies, the only nationwide database on relevant library collections and journal holdings in the UK."
IREX is the premier US nonprofit organization specializing in higher education, independent media, Internet development, and civil society programs in the United States, Europe, Eurasia, the Near East, and Asia.U.S. Institutions Teaching Romanian
From Center for Advanced Research on Language Acquisition (CARLA) at the University of Minnesota. List of primary US universities offering instruction in the Romanian language.Romanian Colleges and Universities
Large list of links to major institutions of higher learning.EuroEducation.net - Romania
Description of Romanian education system, K-12 and universities.