PhD, specialist in Medicine and Letters; president of Asociația Română pentru Integrarea Studeților Străini –ARISS (Romanian Association for the Foreign Students’ integration). Maria Bote graduated from the Faculty of Letters, Babeș-Bolyai University, Romanian-French section at bachelor’s level and holds a master’s degree in the Compared literature field, History of images, history of ideasprogram
She is currently pursuing a PhD program with a thesis in Transcultural languages – Forms of manifestations and an activity consisting of articles, studies and participation in symposia approaching the themes of transdisciplinarity, transculturality.
Maria Bote also has teaching practical and certified experience in Romanian and French languages.
As a president of ARISS, Ms. Bote developed projects in collaboration with the University of Medicine and Pharmacy “Iuliu Hațieganu” Cluj-Napoca, Cluj Students Cultural House, the Intercultural Institute from Timișoara, “Octavian Goga” Cluj County Library, County Department of Population Records Cluj.
In ARISS, Maria Bote is actively involved in the development and implementation of specific intercultural projects and training programs including: local and national symposia for integrating immigrants from European Union third countries; creation and implementation of Romanian language courses curriculum for foreign students; intermediation and socio-cultural integration of foreigners activities; she works as Romanian language teacher trainer for foreign students.
Ms. Maria Bote is currently graduating from the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Medicine and Pharmacy of Cluj-Napoca, General Medicine section with a diploma thesis in oncologic surgery.