The University of Bucharest is a leading academic centre and a significant point of reference in society, and it adheres to the principles of academic integrity and critical thinking. The University is one the leading higher education institutions in Romania and South-East Europe by actively contributing through research and teaching to the development and use of knowledge.
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The University of Bucharest is a leading academic centre and a significant point of reference in society, and it adheres to the principles of academic integrity and critical thinking. The University is one the leading higher education institutions in Romania and South-East Europe by actively contributing through research and teaching to the development and use of knowledge. The University's main objective is to offer high-quality academic programmes and research facilities, and becoming a forefront of research and teaching.

The University of Bucharest offers numerous study programs, from Bachelor degrees to PhD programmes, as well as lifelong learning programmes and Erasmus programmes. All the University's programmes are accredited or authorized. Enhancing international cooperation, the University has defined partnerships and strategic collaborations with more than 100 prestigious universities from 40 different countries.

The University of Bucharest offeres undergraduate and postgraduate degree courses in social sciences and humanities, and natural sciences. The University consists of nineteen Faculties, each specialised in an academic field. The University's Faculties are the following: Mathematics and Informatics, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Geography, Geology and Geophysics, Business and Administration, Law, History, Sociology, Psychology and Education Sciences, Political Sciences, Philosophy, Journalism, Letters, Foreign Languages and Literature, Orthodox, Roman-Catholic, and Baptist Theology. This structure gives the students and academic staff a strong sense of community. The Faculties offer high-standard academic programmes and in return they demand excellence from their students. The University's graduates and alumni effectively contribute to public agenda setting and decision-making processes, and contribute to international research in all academic fields.

The University of Bucharest adheres to the European Union's education principles and its entire structure of the curricula has been made compatible with the Bologna framework throughout its Faculties. The University currently offers thirty-eight undergraduate fields of study with more than 100 majors. The forms of study offered by the University are: full-time, part-time and distance learning. The University offers 180 postgraduate programmes.

Most Faculties offer PhD programmes and the PhD students’ scholarships are currently financed by European structural funds within three-year projects. The University of Bucharest will develop its own set of policies regarding PhD supervision and formation from other universities.

The University of Bucharest is acknowledged nationally and internationally for the experience in research of its specialists. The most eloquent evidence of appreciation of research at the University of Bucharest came from the Ad-Astra Society which placed our university at the top on the Scientific Research Map of Romania but also from the Times Higher Education Supplement which has placed our university among the first 600 universities in the world for three years, quality of teaching and research being among the evaluation criteria.

In 2011, the University of Bucharest was declared the first university in advanced research and education in Romania, according to the classification of the Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports conducted with experts from the European University Association (EUA).

The second stage of the classification process was the classification of the study programmes. The majority of the indicators used in the classification of the universities and of the study programmes coincided. However, the evaluation of the study programmes emphasized the teaching and learning components.

The most important areas in research are related to the current trends and opportunities in science at national and international level. Thus, the three main research directions of the University of Bucharest are:

  • The environment
  • New materials
  • Cognitive sciences

There is also great interest for socio-human research and for the development of interdisciplinary projects.

Research

The University of Bucharest is acknowledged nationally and internationally for the experience in research of its specialists. The most eloquent evidence of appreciation of research at the University of Bucharest came from the Ad-Astra Society which placed our university at the top on the Scientific Research Map of Romania but also from the Times Higher Education Supplement which has placed our university among the first 600 universities in the world for three years, quality of teaching and research being among the evaluation criteria.

In 2011, the University of Bucharest was declared the first university in advanced research and education in Romania, according to the classification of the Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports conducted with experts from the European University Association (EUA).

The second stage of the classification process was the classification of the study programmes. The majority of the indicators used in the classification of the universities and of the study programmes coincided. However, the evaluation of the study programmes emphasized the teaching and learning components.

The most important areas in research are related to the current trends and opportunities in science at national and international level. Thus, the three main research directions of the University of Bucharest are:

  • The environment
  • New materials
  • Cognitive sciences

There is also great interest for socio-human research and for the development of interdisciplinary projects.

Master's Programmes

Social Sciences (42)
Humanities (29)
Business & Management (18)
Natural Sciences & Mathematics (16)
Journalism & Media (10)
Applied Sciences & Professions (8)
Environmental Studies & Earth Sciences (6)
Education & Training (5)
Arts, Design & Architecture (4)
Medicine & Health (4)
Computer Science & IT (3)
Law (3)
Engineering & Technology (2)
Hospitality, Leisure & Sports (1)

Many organisations offer scholarships or grants. Some of these might help you to study for a Master at University of Bucharest!

Services

UB has 18 student accommodation buildings with the capacity to host over 5,300 students and 2 cafeterias. Our University has numerous libraries which harbour thousands of books and volumes. Students have the possibly to benefit from state-of-the-art laboratories.

The Universitys students benefit from free health care and 50% reduction in public transportation fees. UB has ten sport centres.

The University has more than 25 student associations and organizes numerous student events and academic conferences.

The Hateg Geopark is under the Universitys administration and it offers serene and beautiful landscapes and various research areas.

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