University POLITEHNICA of Bucharest is the oldest and most prestigious engineer school in Romania. Its traditions are related to the establishment, in 1818, by Gheorghe Lazar, of the first higher technical school with teaching in Romanian, at the Saint Sava Abbey in Bucharest.
The University Politehnica of Bucharest organizes, through its faculties:
The scientific research in University POLITEHNICA of Bucharest - UPB is traditionally one of the most important components of its activities, offering national and international visibility and professional recognition. In connection with the modern concepts of “knowledge society” and “knowledge economy”, UPB defined certain strategic orientations of the scientific research, derived from the competencies of our human resources and relied to our research infrastructure, available in our research centers, departments and laboratories.
The mission statement of the Career Guidance and Counseling Center of UPB is to provide consultancy and counseling services to the university's candidates, students and graduates in order to help them to choose the appropriate educational stream according to the individual psychological profile, interests, abilities, and labor market requirements.
DRI provides institutional and informational support to students, academic and administrative staff. The mission of the International Relations Department (DRI) is to support the internationalization activities within the POLITEHNICA University of Bucharest, aimed at achieving the strategic goals of the university as a national, regional, European and global education and research institution.
The library is a solid structure of great complexity, which holds on its shelves not only the most important scientific works of all the protagonists of the Romanian polytechnical school, but also the most representative scientific works of world-wide engineering. Almost 1,5 million of library units structured in relation with the fundamental disciplines of the school support the didactic process.
All students that are enrolled at UPB benefit from medical assistance. International students that are EU or EEA citizens should have a European health insurance card.
The campus of the University Politehnica of Bucharest benefits from approximately 13,000 accommodation places, divided into two complexes: Regie Campus and Leu Campus.
The modernization of the Regie campus was spread over a period of 4 years, during which major repairs were carried out in all the residences. In order for students to benefit from suitable study spaces, reading rooms were set up in all the halls. Green spaces were another priority of UPB management, which ensured the planting of over 1,500 trees and shrubs. For leisure, students have at their disposal some clubs where they can listen to music and dance.
Students living in the two campuses have sports facilities in the following locations:
Being a student at UPB means enjoying various opportunities. Adding them means adding enthusiasm, willingness, and personal development goals, you can turn them all into memorable experiences. Being a member of a student organization can provide you with the context you need to develop your potential and prepare yourself for a future career.
The whole concept of student NGO is about volunteering. But your work is not without payment. You will receive the feeling of the well-done work, of the usefulness of your ideas and effort, and many positive emotions.If you decide to be part of such an organization, we will help you with a list of the most important NGOs present at University POLITEHNICA of Bucharest.
The Romanian Agency for Quality Assurance in Higher Education (ARACIS) awarded the EUR-ACE® Certification for 3 undergraduate study programs at University POLITEHNICA of Bucharest, ending with the engineer degree.