University of Bucharest


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University of Bucharest History

The University of Bucharest also known as Universitatea din Bucuresti or UB is a Romanian university located in the capital city of Bucharest. The university was established in 1864 after Saint Sava Academy was converted into present-day university by the order of Prince Alexandru Ioan Cuza. The university currently enrolls over 30,000 students and employs 1200 plus staff.

University of Bucharest Programs, Courses, and Schools

University of Bucharest offers a wide range of programs in subjects like Mathematics and Computer Science, Business and Administration, Biology, Chemistry, Law, Physics, Geography, History, Geology and Geophysics, Journalism and Communication Studies, Foreign Languages and Literatures, Orthodox Theology, Baptist Theology, Catholic Theology and Social Work, Philosophy, Psychology and Educational Sciences, Sociology and Social Work, and Political Science.

The University of Bucharest also comprises of 5 departments which cater to the academic and research community as well as distance learning students. The departments are Distance Learning Department, UNESCO Department for intercultural and interreligious exchanges, Francophone Doctoral School of Social Sciences, and Department of Education Pedagogy.

University of Bucharest Campuses

The University of Bucharest has its campus scattered across a large number of buildings across the city. Many of its buildings are historical and form the part of the cityscape. The Old Building in University Square is based right in the middle of the city centre and Kogalniceanu Building is situated very close to the city’s Opera House.

The University of Bucharest also maintains a small campus in Magurele, located 16 kilometers south of the city. The university offers a wide range of facilities including libraries, halls of residence, computer laboratories, health and wellness services, and sports to name a few.

University of Bucharest Achievements

The University of Bucharest was ranked amongst top 700 universities in the world by QS World University Rankings along with three more Romanian universities. Times Higher Education (THE) ranks the university in top 300 universities in the world for Impact Rankings: Quality Education 2019.

The University of Bucharest is also ranked top 1000 universities in the world by Times Higher Education. The university also has its own publishing house and was lauded by the government with the National Academic Excellence Diploma and National Academic Excellence Medal.

University of Bucharest USP

The University of Bucharest is a member of many academic bodies such as The European University Association, Eurasian Universities Union, Association of Universities in European Capitals, Academic Cooperation Association, and European Physics Education Network. The university has over 225 agreements with European universities under the ERASMUS program to facilitate student exchange programs.

The University of Bucharest has an average acceptance rate and the admissions are based on entrance examinations or past academic record. The university also offers tuition fee assistance and financial aid to deserving students.

University of Bucharest Notable Alumni

George Bacovia (Romanian Poet), Victor Ponta (Member of the Chamber of Deputies of Romania), Mircea Eliade (Historian), and Traian Lalescu (Romanian Mathematician).

University of Bucharest Application Requirements


University of Bucharest Cost of studies


Undergraduate: RON 2,430

Fees may vary for each program. Please visit program page for specific fees.

University of Bucharest Deadlines

Bachelors: July 26

Masters: July 26

Deadlines may vary for each program. Please visit the program page for specific deadlines.

University of Bucharest Rankings


US News
1001 -1200
Times Higher Education
GTU Rank


US News


US News
Times Higher Education


Emerging Europe and Central Asia


Emerging Economies
201 -250
Times Higher Education
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