The “Aurel Vlaicu” University of Arad is a state higher education institution continuing the tradition of university education in the Arad area which started with the: Theology Institute (1822), The Livestock and Veterinary Medicine Faculty (1947), The Engineering Institute (1972). The University “Aurel Vlaicu” has developed, year after year, new specializations, with new faculties, which meet the terms of quality standards. The academic year 2010/2011 marks the establishment of the Faculty of Design and the specializations: psychology, computer science, economics, marketing, and fashion and fashion design. Thus the beginning of academic year UAV has: 38 specialties license, 27 Master programs, field IOSUD (Institution organizing PhD studies) in Philology, 12 departments. A fundamental dimension of higher education is the scientific research. In the 2008-2009 academic year scientific research has accelerated in comparison with previous years. It can be underlined that in 2008 UAV submitted in 9 international research projects and 7 national research projects. Of these, 8 international projects and 5 international projects have won.