Mihai Răzvan Ungureanu

Director, Foreign Intelligence Service

Mihai Răzvan Ungureanu, born September 22, 1968, is a Romanian historian, politician and former prime mereu1minister. He was the foreign minister of Romania from December 28, 2004 to March 12, 2007, and he was appointed as director of the Foreign Intelligence Service later in 2007. He was appointed prime minister of Romania serving from February 2012 to May 2012. Since July 2015, he was appointed the Director of SIE (Foreign Intelligence Service). He is also a professor of modern Romanian history at the University of Bucharest.

Mihai-Răzvan Ungureanu attended Costache Negruzzi high school in Iasi, studied maths and physics where he graduated valedictorian in 1987. Ungureanu later studied history and philosophy at the University of Iaşi, where he graduated in 1992. In 1993, Ungureanu attended postgraduated at the Oxford Centre for Hebrew and Jewish Studies, an affiliated programme of St Cross College at the University of Oxford. In March 2004 he received a Ph.D. degree from the University of Iaşi after submitting a thesis on "Conversion and integration in the Romanian society in the early-modern era". He delivered lectures on history and politics at the universities of London, Oxford, Freiburg im Breisgau, Berlin, Jerusalem, Seoul, Budapest, New York a.o.

He is also the recipient of a Honorary PhD, awarded by the University of Pecs, Hungary.


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