University of Bucharest
In its over 150 years of existence, the University of Bucharest has been ranked as one of the most prestigious universities in Romania and the South-East of Europe, earning a strong national and international reputation.
Today, the University of Bucharest has almost 32.000 students and 1.300 tenured academics. Generation after generation of students and teachers have succeeded to set our University amongst the landmark institutions of the Romanian society as a whole, through an ethical climate of trust.
The University of Bucharest is acknowledged nationally and internationally for the experience of its specialists in teaching and research. The QS World University Rankings has ranked the University of Bucharest amongst the first 700 world universities in the last years, and the first one nationally in 2017-2018, based on a selection of criteria of excellence.
The University of Bucharest develops strong connections with numerous prestigious foreign universities and promotes a multilingual environment, as well as cultural diversity. UB supports and develops intercultural exchanges and mobilities for its students, through its international ERASMUS programme and the about 250 constant partnerships with over 53 countries, which have strongly and decidedly contributed to the enhancement of the educational standards.
The University of Bucharest shapes its educational process according the needs of the knowledge society, in which forming competences and abilities is utmost important. In order to apply efficient methods in this process, UB states publicly its objectives and strategies, debates them, and applies them encouraging the members of the academic community to contribute with their ideas and initiatives.
The University of Bucharest acts upon the principles of non-discriminatory access and social inclusion of all students. Based on these democratic values, UB shapes its processes to be publicly involved, which legitimates UB in respect to society and aims to find knowledge-based solutions for the current social problems.
The University of Bucharest is strongly involved in finding optimal solutions to critical situations that might have an impact on students experience. UB develops programmes and partnerships of utter concern for students, regarding the business environment and is concerned to inform them continuously on career opportunities, supports interaction with the job market, through volunteering, internship programmes, experience exchange, sharing of good practices in different fields of activity.
The main endeavours of the University of Bucharest are aimed at obtaining the highest quality of educational services and research activities, adopting competitive standards and showing a continual concern to ensure quality, interdisciplinary collaboration, leadership and excellence of its students and academics.
University's name: University of Bucharest
Date of creation: 1864
Number of students in 2017-2018
- 32,426 students (10,017 male, 22,409 female)
Number of staff
- 1,285 teachers
- 643 administrativ staff
Number and names of faculties and/or schools
19 faculties and 1 department of physical education and sports
- Faculty of Business and Administration;
- Faculty of Biology;
- Faculty of Chemistry;
- Faculty of Law;
- Faculty of Philosophy;
- Faculty of Physics;
- Facultu of Geography;
- Faculty of Geology and Geophysics;
- Faculty of History;
- Faculty of Journalism and Communication Studies;
- Faculty of Foreign Languages and Literatures;
- Faculty of Letters;
- Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science;
- Faculty of Psychology and Educational Sciences;
- Faculty of Sociology and Social Work;
- Faculty of Political Science;
- Faculty of Orthodox Teology ”Justinian the Patriarch”;
- Faculty of Roman-Catholic Theology;
- Faculty of Baptist Teology;
- Department of Physical Education and Sports.
Number of PhD thesis defended in 2017-2018