Universitatea Petrol-Gaze din Ploiesti

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world rank  6552

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University Overview

Founded in 1948, Universitatea Petrol-Gaze din Ploiesti (Petroleum-Gas University of Ploiesti) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large town of Ploiesti (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Prahova. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministerul Educatiei si Cercetarii, România (Ministry of Education and Research, Romania), Universitatea Petrol-Gaze din Ploiesti (UPG) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Universitatea Petrol-Gaze din Ploiesti (UPG) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as 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 71 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name Petroleum-Gas University of Ploiesti
Acronym UPG
Founded 1948
Motto Learn to see beyond appearances
Colours Blue and yellow

University Location

Address Bulevardul Bucuresti 39
Ploiesti (population range: 50,000-249,999)
100680 Prahova
T +40 (244) 575 292
F +40 (244) 575 847

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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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 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 Admission Rate Not available
Admission Office Bulevardul Bucuresti 39
Ploiesti 100680
+40 (244) 575292

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 10,000-14,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 700-799
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

Year of first Accreditation


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

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

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Agence Universitaire de la Francophonie (AUF)
  • Black Sea Universities Network (BSUN)

Academic Structure


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Online Courses

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Site last updated: Monday, 18 February 2019