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Universitatea din Bucure?ti

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Established in 1864, the Universitatea din Bucure?ti (University of Bucharest) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the metropolis of Bucharest (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants). Officially recognized by the Ministerul Educatiei ?i Cercetarii, România (Ministry of Education and Research of Romania), Universitatea din Bucure?ti (UB) is a very large-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 30,000-34,999 students) coeducational Romanian higher education institution. Universitatea din Bucure?ti (UB) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor's degrees, master's degrees and doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study table below for further details. This 160-year-old Romanian higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic records and grades. The acceptance rate range is 70-79% making this Romanian higher education organization a moderately selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. UB 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.

University Snapshot


Universitatea din Bucure?ti's Control Typepublic


Universitatea din Bucure?ti's Entity Typenon-profit


Universitatea din Bucure?ti' Size by Total Enrollmentvery large-sized


Universitatea din Bucure?ti's Selectivity by Acceptance Ratemoderately selective

University Identity

Name (English) University of Bucharest
Acronym UB
Founded 1864
Motto Virtute et Sapientia
Virtue and Wisdom
Colours Navy blue
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University Location

Address 90 Panduri Street, Sector 5
050663 Bucharest
Universitatea din Bucure?ti's location map and satellite view Location Map and Satellite View
Universitatea din Bucure?ti Phone Number +40 (21) 305 9730
Universitatea din Bucure?ti Fax Number +40 (21) 313 1760

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Fields of Study / Degree Levels


What is the difference between comprehensive/generalist and specialized universities in terms of the range of fields of study they offer, degree levels available and academic and carreer paths pros and cons? Read our guide article about generalist and specialized universities to learn more.

Fields of Study and Degree Levels Matrix

The following Universitatea din Bucure?ti's Fields of Study/Degree Levels Matrix is divided into 6 main fields of study and 4 levels of degrees, from the lowest undergraduate degree to the highest postgraduate degree. This matrix aims to help quickly identify Universitatea din Bucure?ti's academic range and degree level offering.

Programs and Courses

Courses and Programs

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Tuition Fees


Yearly tuition fees refers to the amount of money that a student is charged by a University for one academic year of full-time study. Read our guide article about tuition fees and financial aid options to learn more.

Yearly Tuition Fees Range Matrix

This Universitatea din Bucure?ti's Tuition Fees Range Matrix is divided into 2 types of students, local and international students, and 2 degree levels, undergraduate and postgraduate degrees, and aims to help students to have an approximate idea of the yearly tuition range they might expect to pay at Universitatea din Bucure?ti.

Universitatea din Bucure?ti: Tuition Fees Range Matrix

Undergraduate Postgraduate
1,000-2,499 US$
(910-2,280 Euro)
1,000-2,499 US$
(910-2,280 Euro)
2,500-4,999 US$
(2,280-4,555 Euro)
2,500-4,999 US$
(2,280-4,555 Euro)

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Admission Information

uniRank publishes below some basic Universitatea din Bucure?ti's admission information.

Universitatea din Bucure?ti's Gender Admission Policy Gender Admission

This institution admits Men and Women (coed).

Universitatea din Bucure?ti's Admission Selection Admission Selection

Has Universitatea din Bucure?ti a selective admission policy? Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic records and grades.

Acceptance Rate Admission Rate

Universitatea din Bucure?ti's acceptance rate range is 70-79% making this institution a moderately selective higher education institution.

Universitatea din Bucure?ti's International Students Admission International Students Admission

International students are welcome to apply for admission at this institution.

University of Bucharest has more than 600 international students.

Universitatea din Bucure?ti's Admission Office Admission Office

90 Panduri Street, Sector 5
Bucharest 050663
(21) 305 9730
(21) 307 7322

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Size and Profile


University size and profile can be important factors to consider when choosing a university. Here are some potential reasons why University size and profile can affect students when choosing a university.

Size and Profile

uniRank publishes below some major size and profile indicators for Universitatea din Bucure?ti.

Universitatea din Bucure?ti's Total Student Enrollment Student Enrollment

Universitatea din Bucure?ti has an enrollment range of 30,000-34,999 students making it a very large-sized institution.

Universitatea din Bucure?ti's Total Faculty/Academic staff Academic Staff

This institution has a range of 1,000-1,499 academic employees (Faculty).

Universitatea din Bucure?ti's Control Type Control Type

Universitatea din Bucure?ti is a public higher education institution.

Universitatea din Bucure?ti's Entity Type Entity Type

Universitatea din Bucure?ti is a non-profit higher education institution.

Universitatea din Bucure?ti's Campus Setting Campus Setting

This institution's main campus is located in a Urban setting.

Universitatea din Bucure?ti's Academic Calendar Academic Calendar

This institution adopts a Semesters type of academic calendar.

Religious Affiliation

Universitatea din Bucure?ti does not have any religious affiliation.

Facilities and Services


What are the most common University facilities and services? Read our two guide articles about University Facilities and University Services to learn more.

University Facilities

uniRank provides below an overview of Universitatea din Bucure?ti's main facilities:

Universitatea din Bucure?ti's Library University Library

This institution has a physical Library. Visit Universitatea din Bucure?ti's Library

The "Carol I" Central University Library of Bucharest plays a vital role in providing a rich and comprehensive information and documentary background for the Romanian academic community. Through its encyclopedic collections, encompassing both traditional and electronic formats, the library offers over 2.4 million volumes covering diverse fields such as literature, psychology, philosophy, law, history, geography-geology, management, economy, mathematics, and more. This vast collection supports the research process and academic pursuits of students and faculty alike.

The library operates through 16 branches, each catering to the specific needs of various faculties, ensuring specialized collections for enhanced research opportunities. Access to electronic databases, national and international inter-library borrowing services, printing, copying, and multimedia support further facilitates the academic journey.

Both the central unit and branch libraries grant free access to e-books, bibliographic references, bibliometric information, and an impressive selection of approximately 65,000 titles from periodical publications. The "I.C. Petrescu" Pedagogical Department, within the central unit, offers teachers' staff from pre-university cycles access to didactic materials, specifically designed for professional certification exam preparation and didactical qualifications.

Despite its primary focus on supporting learning and academic research, the library also hosts special cultural events of great value. Activities such as the Night of the Museums (part of the European Nights of Museums) and the "Strada de C'Arte" festival foster public debates on educational and civic matters, book launches, expositions, and music concerts, contributing to the cultural enrichment of the academic community and the public.

The library stays connected to the global informational circuit through internet services, granting users access to open sources and academic-level databases. This connectivity ensures a high level of scientific knowledge, empowering users with a remarkable potential for study and research opportunities.

Universitatea din Bucure?ti's Housing University Housing

This institution provides housing services such as on-campus residences or dormitories.

Universitatea din Bucure?ti offers students a variety of accommodation options:

  • The Grozave?ti Complex
  • The Gaudeamus Dormitory
  • The Mihail Kogalniceanu Complex
  • The Poligrafie Dormitory
  • The Theodor Pallady Complex
  • The Stoian Militaru Dormitory
  • The Fundeni Dormitory
  • The C Dormitory – LEU
  • The Magurele Complex

The University of Bucharest offers approximately 5300 accommodation quarters in these dormitories, providing students with a range of options to choose from.

Universitatea din Bucure?ti's Sport Facilities/Activities Sport Facilities/Activities

This institution features sporting facilities and organizes sports activities for its students.

The Department of Physical Education and Sports at the University of Bucharest offers a variety of sport activities and facilities for students across all faculties. Emphasizing permanent education through movement, the department aims to promote the health benefits of engaging in sports for fitness, leisure, or therapy.

The students' training plan is carefully structured to gradually introduce them to various disciplines, stimulating their interest and cultivating a habit of regular physical exercise. This approach helps students integrate into social life while also providing opportunities to participate in high-performance disciplines within representative teams of the University.

The primary goal of the Department of Physical Education and Sports at the University of Bucharest is to develop specific competences in the field of Sports Science and Physical Education. Additionally, the department focuses on creating transversal competences that foster the holistic development of future specialists and prepare them for a lifestyle that meets current socio-economic demands.

University Services

uniRank provides below an overview of Universitatea din Bucure?ti's main services:

Universitatea din Bucure?ti's Financial Aid Financial Aid

This institution offers one or more of the following financial aid for eligible students: scholarships, grants, loans, tuition waivers, emergency financial aid etc.

Universitatea din Bucure?ti's Study Abroad Study Abroad

This institution offers study abroad and exchange program opportunities for its students.

Universitatea din Bucure?ti offers the following exchange programs and study abroad opportunities:

  • Developed partnerships with 152 universities around the world
  • Involved in 468 Erasmus+ agreements
  • Connected to national, regional, European, and international university networks:
  • The Network of Universities from the Capitals of Europe (UNICA)
  • The European University Association (EUA)
  • The Balkan Universities Association (BUA)
  • Black Sea Universities Network (BSUN)
  • L’Agence Universitaire de la Francophonie (AUF)
  • Central European Exchange Program for University Studies (CEEPUS)

Since 2019, the University of Bucharest is part of CIVIS – a European University Alliance along with seven other prestigious European universities:

  • University of Aix-Marseille
  • National and Kapodistrian University of Athens
  • Free University of Brussels
  • Autonomous University of Madrid
  • Sapienza University of Rome
  • University of Stockholm
  • Eberhard Karls University of Tübingen

In 2021 and 2022, the University of Glasgow and the University of Lausanne also joined the alliance.

Universitatea din Bucure?ti's Distance Learning Distance Learning

This institution provides a distance learning mode for certain programs or courses.

Universitatea din Bucure?ti's Academic Counseling Academic Counseling

This institution offers students academic guidance and support to assist them in their academic pursuits.

Universitatea din Bucure?ti's Career Services Career Services

This institution offers career counseling, career assessments, job and internship postings, career events, alumni networking or other career-related services to assist students transition successfully from academic life to professional life.

Recognition and Accreditation


There are different types of legal recognition and quality assessment of higher education institutions around the world, depending on the country and its legal and higher education system... read our article about university accreditation and recognition to learn more.

Universitatea din Bucure?ti's Recognition or Accreditation Institutional Recognition or Accreditation

Universitatea din Bucure?ti is legally recognized and/or institutionally accredited by: Ministerul Educatiei ?i Cercetarii, România

Year of first Recognition or Accreditation


Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

uniRank publishes the following list of the most important Universitatea din București's programmatic accreditations; feel free to submit any relevant missing specialized accreditations.

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

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Memberships and Affiliations


University memberships and affiliations to external organizations can be important for several reasons... read our article about university affiliations and memberships to learn more.

Affiliations and Memberships

uniRank publishes the following list of the most important Universitatea din București's affiliations and memberships; feel free to submit any relevant missing higher education-related organizations this university is affiliated with.

  • European University Association (EUA)
  • Network of Universities from the Capitals of Europe (UNICA)
  • Central Eastern European University Network (CEEUN)
  • Agence Universitaire de la Francophonie (AUF)
  • Black Sea Universities Network (BSUN)
  • Academic Cooperation Association (ACA)
  • European Inter-University Centre for Human Rights and Democratization (EIUC)
  • Eurasian Universities Union (EURAS)
  • University Network Central European Initiative (CEI)
  • South-East Europe GRID
  • Central European Exchange Program for University Studies (CEEPUS)
  • European Civic University Alliance (CIVIS)

Academic Structure


Academic divisions can provide valuable insights into the range of fields of study and disciplines a University focuses on and the institution's level of specialization. Comprehensive or Generalist Universities typically offer a wide range of academic programs and have many academic divisions and subdivisions across different disciplines, while Specialized Universities tend to focus on a narrower range of programs within a specific field or industry and have fewer academic divisions and a simplified organizational structure. Read our guide article "Understanding Academic Divisions in Universities - Colleges, Faculties, Schools" to learn more about academic divisions and typical university organizational structures.

Academic Structure

uniRank shows a structural diagram of the first-level academic divisions of the Universitatea din București 's organizational structure; feel free to submit any relevant missing division.


Social Media


Social media can be a powerful tool for Universities to communicate with current students, alumni, faculty, staff and the wider community. But how can social media be important for prospective students? Read our article about the importance of Social Media for universities and prospective students to learn more.

Social Media

uniRank publishes brief reviews, rankings and metrics of some Universitatea din Bucure?ti's social media channels as a starting point for comparison and an additional selection tool for potential applicants.

Facebook Facebook

Universitatea din Bucure?ti's Facebook page Universitatea din Bucure?ti's official Facebook page

Twitter X (Twitter)

Universitatea din Bucure?ti's X (formerly Twitter) page Universitatea din Bucure?ti's official Twitter page

YouTube YouTube

Universitatea din Bucure?ti's YouTube channel Universitatea din Bucure?ti's official YouTube channel

Instagram Instagram

Universitatea din Bucure?ti's Instagram page Universitatea din Bucure?ti's official Instagram channel

LinkedIn LinkedIn

Universitatea din Bucure?ti's main LinkedIn profile

TikTok TikTok

Universitatea din Bucure?ti's official TikTok channel

Free Online Courses

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