University POLITEHNICA of Bucharest,RomaniaSplaiul Independenei nr. 313, Bucureti RO-060042, ROMNIATel. + 4021 410 03 91 Fax. +4021 411 53 65www.upb.ro
ROMANIABucharest capital cityArea: 228 km2Inhabitants: 2 mil.
University POLITEHNICA of BucharestIs a member of C.E.S.A.E.R(Conference of European Schools for Advanced Engineering Education and Research)Has more than 120 joint research grants with European Universities in France, United Kingdom, Germany, Italy, Spain, The Netherlands, Belgium, Sweden
U.P.B. History 1818 - First Romanian College of Engineering opened in Bucharest, Romania 1920 - College of Engineering is reorganized as University POLITEHNICA of Bucharest; Technical Universities were created in other cities (Timisoara, Cluj).
Mission statement engineering training at all levels (B.Sc., M.Sc., Ph. D.) encouraging creative thinking meeting the demands of market economy creator of science and technology meeting the needs of the community
Objectives To impart high quality education in emerging and front ranking areas of Engineering, Technology and Applied Sciences;To make Engineering education more practical, self supporting and application oriented;To develop Technologies suited to the Romanian environment and to ensure technology transfer to the industry;To organize programmes of continuing education in the field of Engineering and Technology;
Objectives To carry out Research and Development works in various fields of Engineering and Technology;To provide testing facilities for materials/products and other service facilities;To carry out and encourage scientific researches;To encourage the students mental and intellectual independency, initiative, and teamwork
University POLITEHNICA of Bucharest23,000 undergraduate students4,000 graduate students (master and PhD degree)1700 faculty1500 research and auxiliary staff
FacultiesElectrical EngineeringPower EngineeringAutomatic Control and Computer ScienceElectronics and TelecommunicationsMechanical EngineeringEngineering and Management of Technological SystemsAerospace EngineeringIndustrial ChemistryMaterials Science and EngineeringBiotechnical Systems EngineeringTransport EngineeringEngineering Taught in Modern Languages
DepartmentsApplied MathematicsApplied PhysicsModern LanguagesManagementTraining of Teaching StaffHuman Studies
Academic LifeThe academic year is divided into two semesters.Modular degree programs allowing tremendous flexibility and choice.Strong reputation for student centred learning.Several departments carrying out first-rate, world-class research.Various teaching methods; laboratory sessions.
Faculty of Electrical Engineering
Major fields of study:Electrical engine equipment Electric drive systems;General electrical engineering;Metrology and measurement systems;Management in electrical engineering;Mathematical engineering
Affiliated to the Romanian Consortium of Electrical Engineering Faculties, a National Academic Network.
Faculty of Power EngineeringThe faculty is equipped with the gas-fired Co-generation Power Plant, the High Voltage Laboratory with outdoor test platform modeling life-size overhead transmission lines of 110750 kV and the Laboratory of Hydraulic Machines. Major fields of study:Thermal power plants Nuclear power plants Hydro power plantsEnvironment engineeringEnergy useElectric power engineeringPower process automatization and control
Faculty of Automatic Control and ComputersMajor fields of studyComputer Science and Engineering Automatic Control and Industrial InformaticsGiven the quality of the courses offered by the Faculty of Automatic Control and Computers, the diplomas obtained here are compatibles with those of the most prestigious universities from all over the world.
Faculty of Electronics and TelecommunicationsMajor fields of study:Applied ElectronicsCommunicationsMicroelectronicsPhysics Engineering Economical Engineering for electronics and communicationsThe Faculty of Electronics and Telecommunication offers to its undergraduate and graduate students a unique blend of educational advantages. Senior faculty members with outstanding research reputation teach both undergraduate and graduate courses in the areas of Electronics, Microelectronics, Computing Engineering and Telecommunications.
Faculty of Mechanical EngineeringMajor fields of study:Thermal machines and equipmentsHydraulic and pneumatic equipmentProcess equipment Fine mechanics Mechatronics Economical engineering for mechanical profileThe Faculty of Mechanical Engineering educates engineers for designing, constructing and commissioning in the fields of Thermal Engines, Classical & Nuclear Thermo-mechanical Equipment, Air Conditioning & Cryogenic Technology, Hydraulic and Pneumatic Equipment, Fine Mechanics, Mechatronics, Industrial Process Equipment. Economics and Management Engineering.
Faculty of Engineering and Management of Technological SystemsMajor fields of study:Manufacturing EngineeringProduction Systems Engineering and Management Nonconventional Systems and Technologies Machine-tools Industrial Robots Welding Equipment and Technology
Besides the academic education, EMST has organized five research centers, financially independent and having scientific preoccupation, specifics to faculty profile.
Faculty of Biotechnical SystemsMajor fields of study:Machines and Equipment for Food Processing Biotechnological and Ecological Systems Engineering
Modeling of the cereal harvesting combines; vehicle terrain interactions; automatic control for cereal harvesting combines, tractors and other mobile agricultural units; physical and mechanical properties of seeds and fruits; expert systems for intelligent automatic control of grain silos storing.
Faculty of TransportsMajor fields of studyAutomotive Engineering Railway VehiclesTransports TechniquesRemote Control and Electronics in Transports
Faculty of Aerospace EngineeringMajor fields of study:Aerospace ConstructionsPropulsion SystemsEquipment and Board InstrumentsGraduate students have proved their capabilities in the field of aviation, as well as in the other industries related to fine mechanics, environmental protection, wind energy, medical industry, computer aided design, industrial management
Faculty of Materials Science and EngineeringMajor fields of study:Material ScienceMedical EngineeringEconomics Engineering in Materials Industry Engineering of FerrousMetallurgical ProcessesNon-Ferrous MetallurgyCasting of MetalsPlastic Formed and Heat TreatmentsFMSE offers programs of studies and research for both undergraduate (5 years leading to the degree of Master in Engineering diplomat engineer) and postgraduate (Ph.D. in Materials Science and Engineering) students.
Faculty of Industrial ChemistryMajor fields of study:Chemical EngineeringChemical and Materials IndustryEnvironmental Protection for Chemical IndustryThe Faculty of Industrial Chemistry is an efficient presence in scientific production. Every two years the faculty coordinates the "National Conference of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering.
Faculty of Engineering Taught in Modern LanguagesMajor fields of study:Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Mechanical Engineering Industrial ChemistryMaterial Science and Engineering The students are being taught in three foreign languages: English, French, German.
Research ActivitiesOrganized in laboratories and research centersMore than 30 research centers and 8 multi-user research centers (MURC).
Multi-user Research Centers in U.P.B.National Center for Information TechnologyNational Center for Chemical Engineering and Material SciencesNational Center for MechatronicsNational Center for High Voltage and Electromagnetic Compatibility EngineeringNational Center for the Energy ResearchNational Center for Research and Development for Automotive EngineeringNational Center for Quality Control EngineeringNational Center for High Resolution Optics
Research ProgramsBioengineering and BiotechnologyNew Materials-BiomaterialsIntelligent ManufacturingCognitive RobotsIntelligent Control SystemsModeling and Simulation of Electromagnetic FieldsNonconventional Energy Resources
Campus LifeSports and Physical Recreation
There are many different sports and physical recreation activities available at the University, ranging from traditional team games such as football, basketball, volleyball plus tennis and table tennis.Surface: 6.000 sq.m
Campus LifeAccommodation and Canteens
Campus LifeCentral Library (under construction)Levels: S+P+4EMaximum height: 18,60 mBuild surface: 3090 sq.mEstimate number of stored books: 1.300.000 Number of reading places (teachers and students): 2920 Auxiliary spaces: 479 sq.mPublic spaces: 705 sq.m
Campus LifeMuseumPermanent old books exhibitionPersonal objects exhibitionFunctional old laboratoriesPrototypes, patents and inventions exhibitionCultural CenterBuildings age 153 years old