The University of Bucharest, represented by students of the Faculty of Business and Administration and the Faculty of Foreign Languages and Literatures, once again occupied the podium of the Markstrat European competition, which took place between March 26-31, 2023. The seven students obtained a gold medal (Tiriplica Cristian Ionuț), a silver medal (Tîrchilă Miruna), five bronze medals (Marcu Amalia-Alexandra, Marinescu Andreea, Manea Andra Diana, Stancu Maria-Luiza, Castellano Luca Anton), plus the four gold medals obtained by the coordinating professors from the University of Bucharest. It is about prof. Diana Ioniță, PhD, prof. Răzvan Papuc, PhD, assoc. prof. Daria Protopopescu, PhD, and lect. Cătălin Grădinaru, PhD.
The competition was organized in Kassel, Germany, together with 84 other students from nine prestigious universities within the DUKENET European Consortium, to which the University of Bucharest has been affiliated since 2008, as follows: Spain, Italy, Germany, Poland, Bulgaria, Slovakia, Hungary, Finland and Holland. The Markatsrat Simulation Game involves playing in international teams, making decisions based on a pre-studied manual, drafting two reports highlighting the teams’ vision, mission and strategy, concluding in a presentation, evaluated by an international jury of professors from the ten participating universities.