Măgurele is a town situated nearby the capital of Romania, Bucharest, at some 15 kilometers, in the southwestern part of Ilfov CountyRomania. Its population is 9,200.



The town hosts a number of top research institutes, such as:

  1. Horia Hulubei National Institute for R&D in Physics and Nuclear Engineering (IFIN-HH), which will host the ELI-NP program
  2. The National Institute for Research and Development in Optoelectronics
  3. The National Institute for Materials Physics
  4. The National Institute for Laser, Plasma & Radiation Physics
  5. CETAL – Center for Advanced Laser Technology
  6. ISS – Institute of Space Science
  7. The National Institute for Earth Physics – NIEP
  8. RADO Romanian Atmospheric Research 3D Observatory