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“Politehnica” University of Timisoara is one of the biggest and most well-known technical universities from Central and Eastern Europe. It was founded in 1920, short time after the union in one state of all the romanian territories -supervened in the context of the political redefinitions in Europe, following at the end of the First World War-, in order to respond to the need of engineers felt by the Romanian society at that time, within the economical relaunching it assumed. During its almost 90 years of existence, “Politehnica” University of Timisoara produced over 100 000 engineers, very appreciated both in Romania and abroad, for their competence and seriousness.
At present, “Politehnica“ University of Timisoara has 10 faculties and 4 independent departments. 15 000 students, 850 teaching staff and 900 administrative and auxiliary staff study, respectively, work within their framework.
The studies in “Politehnica“ University of Timisoara are organized in “Bologna” paradigm and comprise all the three cycles: Bachelor, Master, Doctorate.
The portfolio of specializations, the curricula and the syllabi of the “Politehnica” University of Timisoara are well attuned to the needs of the society, the university cultivating close relationships with it. In 2010 it will benefit from the "Politehnica" University of Timisoara about 2,000 graduates.
Beyond its good name in education, “Politehnica” University of Timisoara has also the recognition of a first class actor on romanian scientific research scene, with remarkable results both on the national and international level.
An important number of research centers, respectively teams of researchers constituted ad-hoc, on different themes, successfully put in practice the scientific research strategy of the university, within the framework of numerous grants and contracts won by competition. The results of the research are materialized in papers, patents and products, all bringing for the University prestige, as well as important funds.
“Politehnica” University of Timisoara possesses an educational and research infrastructure -both buildings and equipments- comparable with the one of the most prestigious European universities. Its current level of investment is a consequence of over 1500 billion old lei that its received in the period 2005 -2008.
One of the main priorities for the “Politehnica” University of Timisoara was the international affirmation and collaboration. At the present, the university has cooperation agreements with more than 100 universities from all over Europe, but also from USA, Canada and Japan.
The students of the “Politehnica” University of Timisoara beneficiate of a modern social campus, comprising very nice cafeteria and 16 hostels, totalizing 5 500 accommodation places. All hostels' rooms - 2000 in number- have an internet connection and cable television, but also, since 2007, new refrigerators and new furniture.
The “Politehnica” University of Timisoara developed for its students and employees, an excellent sport base, comprising: a sport hall, an indoor swimming pool, a running track, then tennis fields, basket fields, handball fields and minifootball and football fields.
The interpersonal climate in the “Politehnica” University of Timisoara is one of good-understanding and mutual respect, at the same time agreeable and propitious to performance.


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