Oracle Excellence Center - AES

Oracle Excellence Center - AES was founded in 1999 when a collaboration protocol was signed between The Bucharest Academy of Economic Studies (AES), IBM and Oracle, establishing its location in room 2017.

Its main objective is to enable teachers and students access to software products, technologies, materials and documentation necessary for preparing courses and practical seminars that use Oracle components.

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Among the activities performed within the Excellence Center we mention

  • Coordinating the Oracle Academic Initiative projects which aim to develop the knowledge acquired by students and master students in the database field and Oracle technologies
  • Offering technical support to both students and teachers interested in using Oracle technologies
  • Configuring and managing Oracle software on the client-server platforms
  • Coordinating student competitions and internships organized in partnership with Oracle
  • Organizing the scientific seminar "Integration of information technologies in the Oracle infrastructure"
  • Collaborating with Database Systems Journal magazine in writing presentation editorials of innovative technologies in the database systems field
  • Coordinating activities foreseen in the Memorandum of Understanding signed in December 2009 between the Academy of Economic Studies and Oracle, which aims to promote teaching of theoretical and practical courses in the major teaching programs (Bachelor, Master, PhD) using Oracle technology
  • Promoting technologies and innovations related to databases and Oracle products


The infrastructure benefiting the Excellence Center includes the following

  • A server component which consists of two servers with Oracle Database 11g, Oracle Application Server, Business Intelligence Suite and Oracle Data Warehouse Builder Repository
  • A client component based on computers found in 5 laboratories, all of them installed with the necessary products to conduct seminars such as: Databases, Oracle DBMS, Data warehouses, Data mining, OLAP technology, Information systems integration, Management information systems
  • A configured E-Business Suite on-demand instance dedicated to conduct seminars such as: Integrated information systems (ERP) and Management information systems


The results obtained so far are significant: in the Oracle Academy Development Competition held in 2010 at national level, a team consisting of five students from the Economic Informatics master's program won 2nd place. Currently we have over 15 teams entered in the Oracle ThinkQuest International Competition 2012.

We offer through the material and technical support we provide, the opportunity to experiment and use the latest technologies and concepts for training students to access the labor market.

Contact information

Director of the Oracle Excellence Center AES: Professor Adela Bara, PhD