Politehnica University of Bucharest: Statistics

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#1156 of 14,131 In the World
#417 of 2,785 In Europe
#3 of 79 In Romania
#2 of 24 In Bucharest
#133 of 1,005 For Architecture
Top50% For 58 other topics
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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
14,103
Citations
117,523

Politehnica University of Bucharest majors

by publication & citation count

Engineering
7,897 / 62,508
Physics
3,867 / 46,110
Chemistry
3,803 / 38,174
Computer Science
3,266 / 23,079
Materials Science
3,075 / 27,341
Artificial Intelligence (AI)
1,102 / 7,082
Automation and Control engineering
904 / 7,292
Mathematics
802 / 6,939
Biology
753 / 11,260
Electronic Engineering
702 / 3,761
Chemical Engineering
668 / 8,945
Environmental Science
582 / 4,247
Business
580 / 3,918
Medicine
558 / 3,954
Art & Design
498 / 3,288
Blockchain and Cryptography
469 / 4,553
Electrical Engineering
465 / 1,946
Optical Engineering
445 / 2,877
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
401 / 2,008
Metallurgical Engineering
387 / 3,664
Computer Networking
383 / 5,883
Computer Vision
380 / 2,750
Nanotechnology
374 / 6,299
Mechanical Engineering
353 / 1,191
Systems Engineering
314 / 2,370
Computational Linguistics
313 / 2,457
Renewable Energy Engineering
273 / 2,714
Environmental Management
259 / 2,032
Automotive Engineering
251 / 816
Inorganic Chemistry
235 / 4,075
Cyber Security
221 / 1,158
Robotics
221 / 957
Structural Engineering
217 / 767
Radiochemistry
209 / 2,672
Condensed Matter Physics
188 / 1,570
Applied Mathematics
182 / 1,204
Multimedia
176 / 918
Data Science
175 / 1,165
Management Information Systems
175 / 1,109
Acoustical Engineering
166 / 575

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1991 1 5
1992 1 6
1993 2 6
1994 25 4
1995 50 11
1996 78 62
1997 95 84
1998 133 89
1999 94 175
2000 157 275
2001 189 379
2002 132 505
2003 155 609
2004 164 789
2005 208 857
2006 267 1069
2007 378 1277
2008 534 1835
2009 675 2168
2010 878 2861
2011 776 3720
2012 899 4770
2013 766 6518
2014 1047 7919
2015 1517 10071
2016 1307 11909
2017 1580 13127
2018 1203 13247
2019 1475 16244
2020 1240 18224
2021 1187 20811

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

Programs Associate's degree Bachelor's Master's Doctoral
Design | Arts | Humanities
Business | Politics | Social Sciences
Languages | Culture | Linguistics
Nursing | Health | Pharmacy | Medicine
Engineering | IT ++
Maths | Natural Sciences ++
Diploma de Licenţă Engineering
Diplomă de Master Aeronautical 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 Doctor Aeronautical 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

    Ion Iliescu
    Born in
    Romania Flag Romania
    Years
    1930-.. (age 93)
    Occupations
    propagandistpoliticianactivistengineerblogger
    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, the 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

    Nicolae-Liviu Dragnea
    Born in
    Romania Flag Romania
    Years
    1962-.. (age 61)
    Occupations
    engineerdrummerpolitician
    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

    Henri Coandă
    Born in
    Romania Flag Romania
    Years
    1886-1972 (aged 86)
    Occupations
    inventorengineeraircraft pilotaerospace engineerphysicist
    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

    Ion Mihai Pacepa
    Born in
    Romania Flag Romania
    Years
    1928-2021 (aged 93)
    Occupations
    intelligence officerjournalist
    Biography

    Ion Mihai Pacepa was a Romanian two-star general in the Securitate, the secret police of the Socialist Republic of 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.

All 52 notable alumni

General info

Alternative names PUB
Universitatea Politehnica din Bucuresti
Founded 1864
Accreditation Ministry of Education and Research
Academic structure Faculty 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 memberships European University Association (EUA)
Conference of European Schools for Advanced Engineering Education and Research (CESAER)

Location and Contacts

Address Splaiul Independenþei 313
Bucharest, Bucharest, 060042
Romania
City population 1,883,000
Phone +40 (21) 402 9100
Fax +40 (21) 318 1001

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