Universitatea din Craiova

country rank  12
world rank  3460

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University Overview

Established in 1947, Universitatea din Craiova (University of Craiova) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the small city of Craiova (population range of 250,000-499,999 inhabitants), Dolj. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Drobeta Turnul Severin. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministerul Educatiei si Cercetarii, România (Ministry of Education and Research, Romania), Universitatea din Craiova (UCV) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 25,000-29,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Universitatea din Craiova (UCV) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor 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. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name University of Craiova
Acronym UCV
Founded 1947
Motto Vita sine litteris mors est
Life without literature is death

University Location

Address Strada Alexandru Ioan Cuza 13
Craiova (population range: 250,000-499,999)
200585 Dolj
T +40 (251) 414 398
F +40 (251) 411 688
Other locations Drobeta Turnul Severin

Degree Levels & Study Areas

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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student Not reported Not reported
Int'l student Not reported Not reported

University Admissions

Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Yes, based on entrance examinations
Admission Rate Not reported
Admission Office


Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 25,000-29,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 900-999
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 Go to Universitatea din Craiova's Library
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

Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

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


  • European University Association (EUA)

Academic Structure

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Online Courses

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Video Presentation

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Site last updated: Monday, 4 February 2019