Universitatea Politehnica din Timisoara

country rank  10
world rank  2971

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University Overview

Established in 1920, Universitatea Politehnica din Timisoara (Politehnica University of Timisoara) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the small city of Timisoara (population range of 250,000-499,999 inhabitants), Timis. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Hunedoara. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministerul Educa?iei Na?ionale, România (Ministry of National Education, Romania), Universitatea Politehnica din Timisoara (UPT) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 15,000-19,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Universitatea Politehnica din Timisoara (UPT) 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 99 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 50-60% making this Romanian higher education organization a averagely selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name Politehnica University of Timisoara
Acronym UPT
Founded 1920
Motto Nu zidurile fac o scoala, ci spiritul care domneste intr'insa. (Regele Ferdinand I, 1923)
It's not the walls that make a school, but the spirit living inside. (King Ferdinand I, 1923)
Colours Violet, white and blue

University Location

Address Pia?a Victoriei 2
Timisoara (population range: 250,000-499,999)
300006 Timis
T +40 (265) 403 000
F +40 (265) 403 021
Other locations Hunedoara

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 50-60%
Admission Office Pta. Victoriei, nr. 2
Timisoara 300006
+40 (256) 403 033

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 15,000-19,999
Academic Staff 800-899
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Universitatea Politehnica din Timisoara's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes


Institutional Accreditation

Ministerul Educa?iei Na?ionale, România

Year of first Accreditation


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Agentia Romana de Asigurare a Calitatii in Invatamantul Superior ARACIS

Memberships and Affiliations

  • European University Association (EUA)
  • European Distance and E-learning Network (EDEN)

Academic Structure


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Site last updated: Monday, 14 October 2019