Politehnica University of Bucharest: Statistics

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#1179 of 14,160In the World
#426 of 2,789In Europe
#3 of 79In Romania
#2 of 24In Bucharest
#127 of 1,001For Architecture
Top50%For 61 other topics

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
75%
Enrollment
22,500
Type
Non-profit
Funding
Public-private
partnership
Highest Degree
Master
Website
upb.ro
Languages
Romanian;English;French;German

Acceptance rate & Admissions

Acceptance Rate75%
Admissions RequirementsSecondary school leaving certificate (Bacalaureat) or recognized equivalent; Entrance examination
Academic CalendarOctober to July (October - February; February-July)
Enrollment22,500
Full time employee2,750
Student:staff ratio8:1

Publications & Citations

Publications
16,093
Citations
129,919

Politehnica University of Bucharest majors

by publication & citation count

Engineering
9,207 / 66,541
Physics
4,417 / 47,812
Chemistry
4,353 / 39,275
Computer Science
3,733 / 30,958
Materials Science
3,545 / 28,956
Artificial Intelligence (AI)
1,257 / 13,929
Automation and Control engineering
1,098 / 8,270
Mathematics
902 / 7,189
Electronic Engineering
835 / 4,732
Biology
823 / 10,519
Chemical Engineering
709 / 8,583
Environmental Science
671 / 5,158
Business
665 / 4,071
Medicine
629 / 3,906
Art & Design
584 / 3,496
Electrical Engineering
567 / 2,234
Blockchain and Cryptography
533 / 4,926
Metallurgical Engineering
495 / 3,745
Optical Engineering
489 / 2,783
Computer Vision
462 / 9,381
Mechanical Engineering
435 / 1,545
Computer Networking
419 / 5,838
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
406 / 2,130
Nanotechnology
404 / 5,687
Systems Engineering
375 / 3,336
Computational Linguistics
329 / 2,176
Renewable Energy Engineering
324 / 3,190
Automotive Engineering
297 / 920
Structural Engineering
282 / 1,016
Environmental Management
279 / 2,824
Inorganic Chemistry
271 / 4,485
Cyber Security
265 / 1,520
Robotics
252 / 1,095
Radiochemistry
232 / 2,930
Applied Mathematics
206 / 1,254
Condensed Matter Physics
203 / 1,725
Multimedia
202 / 945
Data Science
198 / 1,601
Management Information Systems
196 / 1,125
Acoustical Engineering
193 / 725

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
199007
199104
199217
199326
1994254
19954911
19967557
19979073
199812774
199987152
2000154238
2001183372
2002129494
2003154577
2004160752
2005208798
2006257985
20073761220
20085361777
20096642112
20108712783
20117633714
20128874709
20137616684
201410388249
2015150810751
2016129612254
2017155313494
2018117512675
2019143416616
2020117619265

Tuition

UndergraduateGraduate
Local students$500$500
International students$500$500

The Politehnica University of Bucharest has financial aid programs and on-campus housing.

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsAssociate's degreeBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoral
Design | Arts | Humanities
Business | Politics | Social Sciences
Languages | Culture | Linguistics
Nursing | Health | Pharmacy | Medicine
Engineering | IT++
Maths | Natural Sciences++
Diploma de LicenţăEngineering
Diplomă de MasterAeronautical and Aerospace Engineering, Automation and Control Engineering, Automotive Engineering, Biomedical Engineering, Chemistry, Computer Science, Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Energy Engineering, Engineering, Engineering Management, Environmental Engineering, Materials Engineering, Measurement and Precision Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Physics, Power Engineering, Telecommunications Engineering, Transport Engineering
Diplomă de DoctorAeronautical and Aerospace Engineering, Applied Chemistry, Automation and Control Engineering, Bioengineering, Electrical Engineering, Energy Engineering, Engineering Management, Materials Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Telecommunications Engineering, Transport Engineering

Politehnica University of Bucharest alumni

  1. Ion Iliescu

    Photo
    Ion Iliescu
    Born in
    Romania Flag Romania
    Years
    1930-.. (age 91)
    Occupations
    engineerpolitician
    Biography

    Ion Iliescu is a Romanian politician and engineer who served as President of Romania from 1989 to 1996 and from 2000 until 2004. Between 1996 and 2000 and also from 2004 to 2008, year in which he retired, Iliescu was a senator for the Social Democratic Party (PSD), of which he is the founder and honorary president.

  2. Nicolae-Liviu Dragnea

    Photo
    Nicolae-Liviu Dragnea
    Born in
    Romania Flag Romania
    Years
    1962-.. (age 59)
    Occupations
    engineerpolitician
    Biography

    Liviu Nicolae Dragnea is a Romanian engineer and former politician. Starting his career in the Democratic Party (PD), he joined the Social Democratic Party (PSD), eventually becoming its leader. After holding several positions as Minister, he resigned from the cabinet in May 2015, following a conviction in a case involving electoral fraud, for which he received a two-year suspended sentence in April 2016.

  3. Henri Coandă

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    Henri Coandă
    Born in
    Romania Flag Romania
    Years
    1886-1972 (aged 86)
    Occupations
    physicistinventorengineeraircraft pilot
    Biography

    Henri Marie Coandă was a Romanian inventor, aerodynamics pioneer, and builder of an experimental aircraft, the Coandă-1910 described by Coandă in the mid-1950s as the world's first jet, a controversial claim disputed by some and supported by others. He invented a great number of devices, designed a "flying saucer" and discovered the Coandă effect of fluid dynamics.

  4. Ion Mihai Pacepa

    Photo
    Ion Mihai Pacepa
    Born in
    Romania Flag Romania
    Years
    1928-.. (age 93)
    Occupations
    journalistintelligence officer
    Biography

    Ion Mihai Pacepa was a two-star general in the Securitate, the secret police of Communist Romania, who defected to the United States in July 1978 following President Jimmy Carter's approval of his request for political asylum. He was the highest-ranking defector from the former Eastern Bloc, and wrote books and articles on the inner workings of communist intelligence services. His best known work is the book Disinformation.

General info

Alternative namesPUB
Universitatea Politehnica din Bucuresti
Founded1864
AccreditationMinistry of Education and Research
Academic structureFaculty of Electrical Engineering
Faculty of Power Engineering
Faculty of Automatic Control and Computer Science
Faculty of Electronics, Telecommunications and Information Technology
Faculty of Mechanical Engineering and Mechatronics
Faculty of Engineering and Management of Technological Systems
Faculty of Biotechnical Systems Engineering
Faculty of Transports
Faculty of Aerospace Engineering
Faculty of Material Science and Engineering
Faculty of Applied Chemistry and Materials Science
Faculty of Engineering Taught in Foreign Languages
Faculty of Applied Sciences
Affiliations and membershipsEuropean University Association (EUA)
Conference of European Schools for Advanced Engineering Education and Research (CESAER)

Location and Contacts

AddressSplaiul Independenþei 313
Bucharest, Bucharest, 060042
Romania
City population1,883,000
Phone+40 (21) 402 9100
Fax+40 (21) 318 1001

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