Politehnica University of Timisoara (UPT) is one of the biggest technical universities from Central and Eastern Europe. It was founded in 1920 as an answer to the need for engineers of the Romanian society in the context of the post WW1 economic recovery. During its 99 years of existence, Politehnica University of Timisoara trained 131027 specialists, greatly appreciated on the national and international level for their competence.

The study programmes are organised according to the Bologna paradigm. Over 13000 students are registered on various levels (Bachelor, Master, Doctoral and Postdoctoral), while more than 600 teaching staff and more than 700 administrative and auxiliary staff work within its framework. Politehnica University of Timisoara has 10 faculties : Faculty of Architecture and City Planning; Faculty of Automation and Computing; Faculty of Civil Engineering; Faculty of Communication Sciences; Faculty of Electrical and Power Engineering; Faculty of Electronics, Telecommunications and Information Technologies; Faculty of Industrial Chemistry and Environmental Engineering; Faculty of Management in Production and Transportation; Faculty of Mechanical Engineering; Faculty of Engineering in Hunedoara.

Politehnica University of Timisoara owns an educational and research infrastructure – buildings and equipment – comparable with the most prestigious European universities. Important investments were made during the last years. The students of Politehnica University of Timisoara have at their disposal a modern student campus, comprising two cafeterias and 16 student residences offering over 5500 accommodation places. All 1800 student rooms are furnished, have Internet connection and cable television.

The university has over 300 Erasmus+ agreements and more than 100 framework cooperation agreements with universities from Europe, Asia, Africa, North and South America. Every year more than 200 students do a study or industrial placement abroad, while over 100 students from partner institutions come to study or do an industrial placement under the supervision of an UPT coordinator. In the academic year 2019-2020 international students from 19 countries: Afghanistan, Albania, Australia, Austria, Egypt, Greece, Hungary, Jordan, Israel, Italy, Kuwait, Morocco, Moldova, Palestine, Serbia, Syria, USA, Tunisia and Ukraine are enrolled in full-degree study programmes. At the same time, students from 10 countries (France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Poland, Portugal, Serbia, Spain, Turkey, Hungary) carry out study and traineeship mobilities at UPT through the Erasmus + and CEEPUS programs.

PIC: 999856795 (to be used for projects managed by EACEA)
OID: E10208767 (to be used for Erasmus+ projects managed by National Agencies and the European Solidarity Corps)
ECHE 2021-2027: Ref. Ares(2021)1527622 - 27/2/2021
Erasmus Charter for Higher Education 2021-2027 - English version
NEW! Erasmus Charter for Higher Education 2021-2027 - Romanian version
NEW! UPT brochure
- English version

ECHE number: 49104-EPP-1-2014-1-RO-EPPKA3-ECHE
Erasmus Charter for Higher Education 2014-2020
Erasmus Charter for Higher Education 2014-2020 - application



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