Message to Students from the UPB Rector, Mr. Mihnea Costoiu, regarding the new national restrictions
I hope you and your dear ones are healthy.
In the light of the COVID-19 pandemic, I am writing to you regarding the new National restrictions in Romania. The Government introduced important restrictions in order to prevent and reduce the spread of COVID-19.
The national restrictions will be enforced for the next 4 weeks, starting today, 9 November.
The restrictions imposed by the Romanian Government are as follows:
- Masks are mandatory in all spaces;
- In order to minimize the potential spread of the virus, student will not be allowed to leave student residences during the night, between 23.00 and 05.00, excepting emergency situations (like medical assistance or purchasing medicine);
- To verify the reasons for circulating outside the residences, you will have to complete and present a statement on one's own responsibility, completed in advance. The declaration will include your name and surname, date of birth, address of your residency, and the reason for your leaving the house, the date and your signature;You can find the declaration (in Romanian) on this website.
- All commerce and services operators (like markets or pubs) will close at 21.00, although delivery services will be available even beyond these hours.
In line with UPB Executive Board decisions, the teaching format remains unchanged during this period:
- Lectures and labs will be held online on Moodle Platform & Microsoft Teams;
- The UPB Library will continue to provide online and in-person services and it will comply with all national health regulations;
- The University’s Sports Centre and Gym will be closed.
We are currently focusing all our efforts to ensure your health and wellbeing during this lockdown period. We will continue to offer accommodation and a wide range of university services. Should you need anything, do not hesitate to let us know.
Please follow the Department of International Relations webpage (https://international.upb.ro/) for constant updates.
Stay healthy, be safe and take care of yourself!
Message to students from the UPB Rector, Mr. Mihnea Costoiu, regarding the new academic year
I do hope you and your families are all in good health and looking forward to meeting your colleagues and teachers.
You are probably aware of the fact that this year will be a little bit different due to the Coronavirus pandemic. We have taken all the necessary measures for your own safety. Here you can find some information regarding the new academic year.
- The new academic year starts on October 5, 2020;
- You can access your timetable on the sites of the respective faculties;
- Students will be lodged in single or double rooms, according to the Romanian safety regulations;
- UPB canteens remain open, following all law-abiding sanitary measures.
I urge you to remain optimistic and strong, to keep faith in your future and do not forget you have all our support.
Message to international partners from the UPB Rector, Mr. Mihnea Costoiu, regarding the new academic year
Greetings to you from University POLITEHNICA of Bucharest. We would like to transmit some important information on the upcoming academic year.
UPB Executive Board has taken the decision that all UPB international students will attend courses through a hybrid format (labs – face-to face and courses online), starting with 1st October 2020. University POLITEHNICA of Bucharest has put together a set of measures for students and staff in order to reduce all risks implied by Coronavirus.
The measures are taken so to keep everyone as safe as possible during their stay on campus. It is more important than ever that we look after ourselves and others.
Upon arriving on campus, the students will receive a detailed Guideline with prevention measures and contacts of the responsible departments and people they can contact in case they need assistance.
This useful information is available in all our areas in the campus and warning adds have been posted on all our buildings.
We will continue to provide updates on the website, on social media and by email, depending on the evolution of the COVID-19 pandemic.