University POLITEHNICA of Bucharest is the largest and the oldest technical university in the country and among the most prestigious universities in Romania. The tradition of our institution, developed in over 190 years through the effort of the most important nation’s schoolmasters and of the generations of students, is not the only convincing reason. Today, University POLITEHNICA of Bucharest is undergoing a continuous modernization process, being involved in a permanent dialogue with great universities in Europe and all over the world.
The mission of University POLITEHNICA of Bucharest has been thought over as a blend of education, research and innovation, which represents a key towards a knowledge-based society and economy. Creating knowledge mainly by scientific research, giving it out by education and professional training, disseminating it by information technologies, as well as the use of technological innovation are elements that define the university distinctive profile.
University POLITEHNICA of Bucharest wants to be present among the universities in Europe able to design and optimize processes that lead to a knowledge-based society, to reaching the goals of the sustainable economic growth, to better jobs, to stronger economic and social cohesion, in compliance with the provisions of the 2002 European Council in Lisbon and European Council in Barcelona in the same year.
University POLITEHNICA of Bucharest offers undergraduate and graduate programs of study, organized in 15 faculties:
- Bachelor of Science programs in 17 major fields and more than 70 distinct specializations, with a duration of 4 years;
- Master of Science programs in more than 170 specializations, with a duration of 2 years;
- Ph.D. degrees in 14 fields of Engineering Sciences, with a duration of 3 years.