Universitatea Petrol-Gaze din Ploiesti

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world rank  6221

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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 small city of Ploiesti (population range of 250,000-499,999 inhabitants), Prahova. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministerul Educatiei ?i Cercetarii, România (Ministry of Education and Research, Romania), Universitatea Petrol-Gaze din Ploiesti (UPG) is a medium-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 6,000-6,999 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 72 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: 250,000-499,999)
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
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 Not available
Admission Office BVD. BUCURESTI, NO.39
+40 (244) 575292

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 6,000-6,999
Academic Staff 200-299
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Universitatea Petrol-Gaze din Ploiesti's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes


Institutional Accreditation

Ministerul Educatiei ?i Cercetarii, România

Year of first Accreditation


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Agentia Romana de Asigurare a Calitatii in Invatamantul Superior ARACIS

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Erasmus+
  • European Universities Association
  • Agence Universitaire de la Francophonie (AUF)
  • Black Sea Universities Network (BSUN)

Academic Structure


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Site last updated: Monday, 18 May 2020