Universitatea Politehnica din Timisoara

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world rank  2722

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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 medium city of Timisoara (population range of 250,000-499,999 inhabitants), Timis. This institution also has a branch campus in Hunedoara. Officially recognized by the Ministerul Educatiei ?i Cercetarii, România (Ministry of Education and Research of Romania), Universitatea Politehnica din Timisoara (UPT) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 15,000-19,999 students) coeducational Romanian 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), bachelor degrees, master degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 100 years old Romanian 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. UPT also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

Name
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
300006 Timis
Romania
Tel +40 (265) 403 000
Fax +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
Local
students
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
International
students
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)

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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
(256) 403 033

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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
Academic Counseling Not reported
Career Services Not reported
Institutional Hospital Not reported

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Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Ministerul Educatiei ?i Cercetarii, România


Year of first Accreditation

1921


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Agentia Romāna de Asigurare a Calitatii īn Īnvatamāntul Superior (ARACIS)


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Memberships and Affiliations

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

Academic Structure


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Site last updated: Tuesday, 2 February 2021