The University POLITEHNICA of Bucharest is the oldest and most prestigious engineering school in Romania, with a tradition of 200 years made possible by the efforts of some of the greatest Romanian professors, its specificity relies in creating knowledge through research and technological innovation, as well as through its implementation by means of education and professional training at a European level. The past, present and future activities of the University POLITEHNICA of Bucharest support our above invitation. UPB has managed to invest in human capital and to create a qualitative profile that promotes excellence in technical education and research. In the present, University POLITEHNICA of Bucharest conducts educational activities in the technical fields:
- It comprises 15 faculties, and 14 doctoral schools, over 170 master’s programs and well over 30,000 students throughout all the years of study
- 1,700 PhD candidates, 1344 teachers (as in 2016).
UPB research activities are amongst the top priorities of the university with two of the newest and most important research hubs in the region – The Research Center for Advanced Materials, Products, and Processes – CAMPUS and the Research Center for Intelligent Products, Processes and Services – PRECIS. In terms of research, we are always positioned among the top Romanian research institutions (regardless of the ranking authority).