Gabriela Ciot is associate professor at Babes-Bolyai University and from May, 2014 Counsellor of the Minister for Information Society. She is currently teaching courses on International Relations and European Studies. She holds a PhD in Educational Sciences from Ghent University Belgium, and one in International Relations and European Studies from Babeș-Bolyai University. Gabriela Ciot has an intense scientific and research activity, which includes books, articles and studies in international and national journals. Her research interests are the psychology of decision-making process, especially in foreign policy, European and international negotiations, mediation and management of conflict and cooperation.