University of Bucharest

country rank  4
world rank  1238

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University Overview

Established in 1864, Universitatea din Bucuresti (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 Bucuresti (UB) is a very large (uniRank enrollment range: 30,000-34,999 students) coeducational Romanian higher education institution. Universitatea din Bucuresti (UB) 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 158 years old Romanian higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. 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.

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University Identity

Acronym UB
Founded 1864
Motto Virtute et Sapientia
Virtue and Wisdom
Colours Blue

University Location

Address Bulevardul M. Kogalniceanu 36-46
050107 Bucharest
Tel +40 (21) 307 7301
Fax +40 (21) 313 1760

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

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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)

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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 Not available
Admission Office 36-46 Boulevard Mihail Kogalniceanu
Bucharest 50107
(21) 307 7321
(21) 307 7322

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 30,000-34,999
Academic Staff 3,000-3,499
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to University of Bucharest's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes
Academic Counseling Yes
Career Services Yes
Institutional Hospital Not reported

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Institutional Accreditation

Ministerul Educatiei ?i Cercetarii, România

Year of first Accreditation


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)
  • 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


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Online Courses

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Open Education Global

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Site last updated: Thursday, 11 August 2022