Universitatea Babes-Bolyai

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world rank  996

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University Overview

Founded in 1959, Universitatea Babes-Bolyai (Babes-Bolyai University) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the small city of Cluj-Napoca (population range of 250,000-499,999 inhabitants), Cluj. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministerul Educatiei si Cercetarii, România (Ministry of Education and Research, Romania), Universitatea Babes-Bolyai (UBB) is a very large (uniRank enrollment range: over-45,000 students) coeducational higher education institution. Universitatea Babes-Bolyai (UBB) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 60 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 90-100% making this Romanian higher education organization a least selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name Babes-Bolyai University
Acronym UBB
Founded 1959 Origins date back to 1919
Motto Traditio Nostra Unacum Europae Virtutibus Splendet
Colours Blue and white

University Location

Address Strada Mihail Kogalniceanu 1
Cluj-Napoca (population range: 250,000-499,999)
400084 Cluj
T +40 (264) 405 300
F +40 (264) 591 906

Degree Levels & Study Areas

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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student 0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
Int'l student 1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate 90-100%
Admission Office Mihail Kogalniceanu 1
Cluj Napoca Ro-400084
+40 (264) 405 300

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range over-45,000
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 1,500-1,999
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes


Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Ministerul Educatiei si Cercetarii, România

Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Agentia Româna de Asigurare a Calitatii în Învatamântul Superior (ARACIS)


  • European University Association (EUA)

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Site last updated: Monday, 4 February 2019