The National University of Political Studies and Public Administration (NUSPA/SNSPA) in Bucharest, Romania, is a dynamic public institution offering scientific research and professional academic training in various fields, including Public Policies, Communication Sciences and European Studies. International collaborations and active involvement with national and EU funding mechanisms have been one of the strategic directions of SNSPA throughout its history.

NUSPA/SNSPA has over 20 years of involvement as coordinator or consortium member in national and international projects (including Erasmus+, World Bank and the European Commission). Its experience in research projects on the topics of public communication, public acceptance and dialogue and building of public policies is relevant to ALIGN-CCUS.