1952-- First psychology departments are established.
1977-- Nicolae Ceausescu targets psychology for ideological purification. Academic departments are abolished and research funds cut. Psychologists transfer to other departments or leave academe.
1982-- Claiming that research on transcendental meditation at the Romanian Academy of Science's Institute for Psychology would undermine public order, Ceausescu completely bans psychology.
1989-- Forty-two years of communism end in Romania.
1994-- Romanian Psychological Association holds its first post-communism conference.
1995-- First class of psychologists graduate since 1977.