Today, at 11:30 in the Aula Magna was held the official opening ceremony of the academic year 2013-2014, attended by teachers and students from all years of study, together with members of management and staff of the university.

The ceremony opened with the national anthem, followed by several short speeches supported by management's representatives UESEL. Mr. Huseyin Padem, President of the Lumina – The University of South-East, expressed confidence in the university's potential to become one of the best academic centers in the world. UESEL offers the best opportunities to study through the facilities it provides, concern for professional development and teacher training graduates.

Next, participants watched a movie of presentation of the university, developed especially for first year students, to familiarize them with campus life.

Mr. Ragip Gökçel, University Senate president, reminded the students that everything starts with a dream and this emotion to succeed is something we must cultivate. The most important goal of our university, believes dl.Ragîp Gökçel is to help students to build their future careers and we can do this through quality education. Also, students were encouraged to participate actively in the decisions of the University Senate, through their elected representatives.

Lumina- The University of South-East Europe is the eleventh school of the Lumina group, which operates in six cities. During the celebrations, students who have joined our university community could now better know the history and achievements of the Lumina group, through a video.

Mr. Ahmet Dokuyucu, Director of the Office of Student Services, gave students the cornerstones for extracurricular activities and opportunities for involvement in various activities for those who want to develop personally and professionally. From guidance for student clubs to counseling for any problem you encounter, Student Services Office aims to support students in their educational activities.

At the end of the ceremony, Mr. Filip Stanciu, Rector of Lumina- The University of South-East Europe, recalled in his speech that Lumina- The University of South-East Europe assumed from the beginning the goal of becoming a university of reference for the South-Eastern Europe, implementing the European model of university. Curricula in different areas provides the transdisciplinary element and specific skills for life are an important target of the education they offer.

At the end of the ceremony, one of this year's graduates of the Lumina University handed over a colleague from the first year in a new way. The two young men offered the public a technology demonstration with a hexacopter and a little robot equipped with specially equipment developed for firefighting.