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University Leadership

University Leadership
Position Name


Mihnea Costoiu

President of the Senate
Responsible for scientific research, development and innovation

Tudor Prisecaru

Vice-President of the Senate
Liaison Officer for Trade Unions and Employee Relations

Anton Hadar

Vice-Rector for infrastructure development and strategic investments

Gigel Paraschiv

Vice-Rector for international relations and the relationship with social partners

Horia Necula

Vice-Rector for education and quality assurance

Valentin Năvrăpescu

Vice-Rector for graduate and postdoctoral studies

Horia Iovu

Vice-Rector for IT development

Adina Florea

Vice-Rector for internal affairs and cooperation with students

Cristian Negrescu

Founded in 1818

900,000 Square Meters, mostly green space

Over 30 residences dedicated to student accommodation

15 Faculties

95 Bachelor’s Degrees (BSc)

176 Master’s Degrees (MA)

14 doctoral schools

Academics Fields

Bachelor’s degrees in 21 scientific fields

Master's degrees in 22 scientific fields

Doctoral schools in 16 scientific fields

The Faculty of Engineering in Foreign Languages (FILS) in 3 foreign languages of international circulation: English, French and German

Romanian Language Preparatory Year


30.000 students

more than 1000 international students from over 70 countries

15 student organizations

female students 36.03%

male students 63,97%


Staff: Over 1500

Faculty: Over 1300

Career guidance and counseling programs - over 17,000 students beneficiaries
Internship agreements with over 1000 companies
Research: Two research institutes – CAMPUS and PRECIS

The Center for Advanced Research on New Materials, Products and Innovative Processes CAMPUS - 42 advanced research and innovation labs, spread over more than 8,000 square meters and connected in a complete inter - disciplinary technological flow, starting with the study of materials (chemical engineering), going to electrical engineering and electronics (e.g., circuits, antennas), power and mechanics (e.g., alternative energy sources, environmental protection), and then telecommunications, information technologies (e.g. multimedia processing) and computer science (e.g. artificial intelligence).

The Research Center for Smart Products, Processes and Innovative Services PRECIS - 28 advanced research and innovation labs, spread over more than 8,000 square meters. The research laboratories of PRECIS Centre focus on products, processes and services which include smart methods and technologies oriented to adaptive and innovative industrial processes, systems for increasing the quality of life, autonomous cognitive systems, on cloud services and the future of the Internet, the mobile smart society and digital medicine.

Both research institutes are also educational centers for undergraduate and postgraduate studies and e-learning.

70 Research Centers

Over 500 implemented research projects in the last three years

  • Projects funded from European Funds: almost 40% of the total university project funds;
  • GEX and GNaC grants from UPB own programmes - 225 research projects for young post-doctoral researchers;
  • UPB received the ‘HR Excellence in research’ in 2020 for implementing the Human Resources Strategy for Researchers (HRS4R).

UPB is the top Romanian research institutions in terms of scientific publications indexed in Scopus and WoS for 2016-2018 and 2016-2019.