West University of Timisoara: Statistics



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#1847 of 14,131 In the World
#627 of 2,785 In Europe
#8 of 79 In Romania
#2 of 5 In Timisoara
#638 of 2,119 For Theoretical Physics
Top50% For 80 other topics
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Highest Degree

Acceptance rate & Admissions

Acceptance Rate60%
Admissions RequirementsSecondary school certificate (Bacalaureat) or equivalent; Entrance examination
Academic CalendarOctober to July. Also Autumn Session (September)
Full time employee1,155
Student:staff ratio13:1

We've calculated the 60% acceptance rate for West University of Timisoara based on the ratio of admissions to applications and other circumstantial enrollment data. Treat this information as a rough guide and not as a definitive measure of your chances of admission. Different programs may have significantly varying admissions rates.

Research profile

West University of Timisoara has published 6,988 scientific papers with 60,830 citations received. The research profile covers a range of fields, including Liberal Arts & Social Sciences, Physics, Engineering, Environmental Science, Quantum and Particle physics, Biology, Computer Science, Chemistry, Political Science, and Philosophy.


West University of Timisoara majors

by publication & citation count

Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
3,727 / 25,116
3,640 / 36,850
3,196 / 36,701
Environmental Science
2,996 / 30,840
Quantum and Particle physics
2,915 / 31,359
2,883 / 27,662
Computer Science
2,829 / 30,801
2,417 / 25,626
Political Science
2,134 / 12,319
2,045 / 13,029
1,982 / 12,131
1,964 / 13,102
Geography and Cartography
1,924 / 20,565
1,819 / 20,588
1,794 / 17,417
1,562 / 20,081
1,523 / 11,298
1,457 / 16,477
Materials Science
1,436 / 16,121
1,419 / 8,306
1,339 / 8,164
Organic Chemistry
1,313 / 15,639
1,194 / 8,065
1,131 / 7,232
1,119 / 11,328
1,105 / 16,300
1,090 / 10,656
Artificial Intelligence (AI)
1,068 / 15,093
936 / 10,090
878 / 5,836
Machine Learning
876 / 14,114
Art & Design
871 / 4,661
851 / 5,668
851 / 8,496
Optical Engineering
784 / 9,466
Social Psychology
751 / 6,262
Electrical Engineering
664 / 8,956
603 / 7,324
Mechanical Engineering
602 / 6,150
Metallurgical Engineering
593 / 7,210

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1991 1 13
1992 8 6
1993 18 10
1994 10 7
1995 16 12
1996 22 15
1997 36 25
1998 19 36
1999 27 41
2000 35 89
2001 54 87
2002 70 121
2003 63 163
2004 67 257
2005 79 301
2006 111 394
2007 144 489
2008 229 634
2009 255 949
2010 269 1067
2011 239 1235
2012 318 1709
2013 346 2044
2014 373 2291
2015 434 2841
2016 368 2948
2017 366 3299
2018 368 3761
2019 428 4472
2020 524 5866
2021 509 7047
2022 494 8062
2023 538 9196
Academic rankings


The tuition table for West University of Timisoara gives an overview of costs but prices are approximate and subject to change and don't include accommodation, textbooks, or living expenses. The costs of programs might differ significantly for local and international students. The only source of truth for current numbers is the university's official website.

Faculty Bachelor's Degree Master's Degree PhD Degree
Faculty of Economics and Business Administration 4,000 RON/year 4,500 RON/year 5,000 RON/year
Faculty of Law 4,000 RON/year 4,500 RON/year 5,000 RON/year
Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science 4,000 RON/year 4,500 RON/year 5,000 RON/year
Faculty of Physics 4,000 RON/year 4,500 RON/year 5,000 RON/year
Faculty of Chemistry, Biology, Geography and Geology 4,000 RON/year 4,500 RON/year 5,000 RON/year

The currency used is Romanian Leu (RON).

Programs and Degrees

The table below displays academic fields with programs and courses that lead to Bachelor's, Master's, and Doctorate degrees offered by West University of Timisoara.

Note that the table provides a general overview and might not cover all the specific majors available at the university. Always visit the university's website for the most up-to-date information on the programs offered.

Programs Bachelor Master Doctoral
Art & Design Yes Yes Yes
Biology Yes Yes Yes
Business Yes Yes Yes
Chemistry Yes Yes Yes
Computer Science Yes Yes Yes
Economics Yes Yes Yes
Engineering No No No
Environmental Science Yes Yes Yes
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences Yes Yes Yes
Mathematics Yes Yes Yes
Medicine No No No
Physics Yes Yes Yes
Psychology Yes Yes Yes
Diploma de Licenţă Accountancy, Acting, Advertising and Publicity, Arts and Humanities, Biology, Business Administration, Chemistry, Design, Economics, Educational Sciences, Finance, Fine Arts, Geography, International Relations and Diplomacy, Journalism, Law, Mathematics and Computer Science, Music, Philosophy, Physical Education, Physical Therapy, Physics, Political Sciences, Social Sciences, Sports, Theology
Diplomă de Master Accountancy, Administrative Law, American Studies, Applied Physics, Archaeology, Art Education, Astrophysics, Biology, Business Administration, Chemistry, Computer Science, Criminal Law, Earth Sciences, Economics, Educational Administration, European Union Law, Finance, Fine Arts, German, Graphic Design, History, International Studies, Journalism, Law, Literature, Management, Marketing, Mathematics, Modern Languages, Music, Painting and Drawing, Pedagogy, Photography, Physical Education, Physical Therapy, Physics, Psychology, Public Relations, Religion, Restoration of Works of Art, Romance Languages, Sculpture, Social Work, Sociology, Special Education, Sports Management, Tourism, Translation and Interpretation
Diplomă de Doctor Accountancy, Acting, Arts and Humanities, Chemistry, Computer Science, Economics, Educational Sciences, Finance, Fine Arts, Geography, History, Law, Literature, Management, Marketing, Mathematics, Music, Philosophy, Physical Education, Physics, Political Sciences, Psychology, Social Work, Sociology, Theatre, Theology

Notable alumni

  1. Herta Müller

    Herta Müller
    Born in
    Romania Flag Romania
    1953-.. (age 71)

    Herta Müller is a Romanian-German novelist, poet, essayist and recipient of the 2009 Nobel Prize in Literature. She was born in Nițchidorf (German: Niczkydorf; Hungarian: Niczkyfalva), Timiș County in Romania; her native language is German. Since the early 1990s, she has been internationally established, and her works have been translated into more than twenty languages.

  2. Laura Codruța Kövesi

    Laura Codruța Kövesi
    Born in
    Romania Flag Romania
    1973-.. (age 51)

    Laura Codruța Kövesi is the first European Chief Prosecutor and the former chief prosecutor of Romania's National Anticorruption Directorate (Romanian: Direcția Națională Anticorupție - DNA), a position she held from 2013 until she was fired on the order of Justice Minister Tudorel Toader on 9 July 2018. Prior to this, between 2006 and 2012 Kövesi was the Prosecutor General of Romania (Romanian: Procuror General), attached to the High Court of Cassation and Justice.

  3. Sorin Grindeanu

    Sorin Grindeanu
    Born in
    Romania Flag Romania
    1973-.. (age 51)
    computer scientistpoliticianengineer

    Sorin Mihai Grindeanu is a Romanian politician who served as Prime Minister of Romania from January to June 2017 when he was removed by a motion of no confidence adopted by the Parliament. He served as ad interim President of the Chamber of Deputies in November 2021. He currently serves as Deputy Prime Minister of Romania since 25 November 2021 as a part of the Ciucă Cabinet, along with Hunor Kelemen.

  4. Andreea Răducan

    Andreea Răducan
    Born in
    Romania Flag Romania
    1983-.. (age 41)
    artistic gymnast

    Andreea Mădălina Răducan is a retired gymnast from Bârlad, Romania. She currently works as a sports announcer and journalist.

  5. Richard Wagner

    Richard Wagner
    Born in
    Romania Flag Romania
    1952-2023 (aged 71)
    teacherscholar of Englishpoetessayistwriter

    Richard Wagner was a Romanian-born German novelist. He published a number of short stories, novels and essays.

  6. Emaa

    Born in
    Romania Flag Romania
    1992-.. (age 32)

    Emanuela Alexa, known professionally as Emaa (stylized in all caps), is a Romanian singer and songwriter. She became known in 2020 after the release of the song "Insula", in collaboration with The Motans, which brought her collaboration with Global Records.

  7. László Borbély

    László Borbély
    Born in
    Romania Flag Romania
    1954-.. (age 70)

    László Borbély is a Romanian economist and politician. A member of the Democratic Union of Hungarians in Romania (UDMR), he has been a member of the Romanian Chamber of Deputies for Mureș County since 2000, having previously served there from 1990 to 1996. Since December 2009 he has been the Minister of the Environment in the Boc cabinet, previously serving in the Călin Popescu-Tăriceanu cabinet as Minister-Delegate of Transportation from 2004 to 2007, and Minister of Regional Development, Public Works and Housing from 2007 to 2008.

  8. Paul Radu

    Paul Radu
    Born in
    Romania Flag Romania
    20th Century

    Paul Radu is an investigative journalist based in Bucharest, Romania. He is the director of the Organized Crime and Corruption Reporting Project, for which he and cofounder Drew Sullivan received the Special Award by the European Press Prize. He is also one of the cofounders of the Romanian Center for Investigative Journalism. He investigates transnational crime in Eastern Europe. He has received multiple international awards for his journalism. He believes that journalists should not be activists, but should rather trust that objective journalism is a sufficient contribution to whatever causes one might otherwise advocate. He teaches at the Balkan Investigative Reporting Network Summer School of Investigative Reporting. In 2008, he sat on a Central European Initiative jury to name that year's best investigative journalist; the jury chose Drago Hedl. In 2009, he appeared on 48 Hours investigating sexual slavery and human trafficking in Romania. He has also investigated human trafficking in Bosnia and Herzegovina.

  9. Ernest Wichner

    Ernest Wichner
    Born in
    Romania Flag Romania
    1952-.. (age 72)

    Ernest Wichner is a German writer, editor, and literary translator of Banat Swabian origin.

West University of Timisoara faculties and divisions

Faculty : Arts and Design Art Education, Design, Fine Arts, Graphic Design, Painting and Drawing, Photography, Restoration of Works of Art, Sculpture
Faculty : Chemistry, Biology, Geography Biology, Chemistry, Geography
Faculty : Economics and Business Administration Accountancy, Administration, Business Administration, Economics, Finance, International Business, Management, Marketing
Faculty : Law Law
Faculty : Letters, History and Theology Cultural Studies, History, Literature, Modern Languages, Theology
Faculty : Mathematics and Computer Science Computer Science, Mathematics
Faculty : Music and Theatre Acting, Conducting, Music, Music Education, Musical Instruments, Singing, Theatre
Faculty : Physical Education and Sports Physical Education, Physical Therapy, Sports
Faculty : Physics Applied Physics, Optics, Physics, Solid State Physics
Faculty : Political Science, Philosophy and Communication Sciences International Relations and Diplomacy, Mass Communication, Philosophy, Political Sciences
Faculty : Sociology and Psychology Educational Sciences, Psychology, Social Work, Sociology

General information

Alternative names UVT
Universitatea de Vest din Timisoara
Founded 1962
Accreditation Romanian Agency for Quality Assurance in Higher Education (ARACIS)
Colors burgundy, gold

Location and contacts

Address No. 4, Vasile Pârvan Bv.
Timişoara, 300223
City population 251,000

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