In 1813, Gheorghe Asachi, one of the most influential people of his generation, founded the first school of land surveyors and civil engineers with instruction in Romanian language. This school can be considered the core of technical higher education in Moldova.
After several reforms in education, on 17 May 1993, the institution’s name became Gheorghe Asachi Technical University of Iasi.
We offer 62 undergraduate study programmes, 84 master’s study programmes and 13 Phd programmes within 11 faculties:
TUIASI develops programmes for undergraduate, master’s, doctoral, postdoctoral studies as well as scientific research in 14 research areas.
TUIASI has an important research dimension, with 23 accredited research/excellence centres and laboratories focused on creating and transferring knowledge.
The activity in the area of scientific research, innovation and technology transfer in multi- and trans-disciplinary fields for the last three years (2014-2016) has been materialised in: 174 research grants, won by national competitions, 26 grants performed in international competitions, 227 research contracts realised on the basis of industrial requests and contracts.
TUIASI has strong ties with national and international businesses. Within big companies like Microsoft, Delphi, Continental, Amazon there are a lot of former TUIASI students.
During their bachelor’s, master’s or doctoral studies, our students have access to specialised courses, academic mentoring at the highest level, according to each specialisation’s features, internships and company presentations in faculties who are looking for future employees since the late III-IV bachelor's study years.
Also, in our professional network there are 73 higher education institutions worldwide and over 300 national and international companies.
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The International Affairs Office is willing to assist students in accommodating to our university, city and country, by offering general information on daily life. The time spent as a student of our university could be a unique experience, in which academic duties will mix with the city’s bursting cultural life.If students and prospective students have particular questions concerning their studies (like tuition fee, accommodation, the choice of courses, course schedule, etc) the student dean and secretary from each faculty can help them with a lot of information.
TUIASI has the largest student campus in Romania and has enough space to accommodate most undergraduate and postgraduate students from both home and abroad.University accommodation means 21 dorms in Tudor Vladimirescu Student Campus, with more than 7,500 places in 2,700 rooms.
The Library of Gheorghe Asachi Technical University of Iasi was founded in 1937 and since then it has served the research, information and documentation needs of its users. It is recognised as one of the most beautiful in the world and integrates new technology into traditional learning and research.The library has about one million volumes archived.
On campus students will have access to Internet services, free of charge, so they can stay in touch with friends and family and never miss a Facebook post, an Instagram image or a tweet.
The Student Health Service (Policlinica Studenteasca) offers a full range of medical services to students and it is located on campus. With their student card, all international students have access to free consultation from doctors and hospital treatment.
TUIASI is constantly striving to build a friendly, comfortable and safe atmosphere, so our students have at their disposal a wide range of facilities at excellent standards.
On campus, which is one of the largest university campuses in Romania, there are modern residence halls, a new cafeteria with affordable prices, a counselling centre where students are welcome to enjoy new experiences through personal development, professional and voluntary programs developed by the University, sports facilities with special rates for students and free-of-charge laundry services for TUIASI students from eight residence halls.
All TUIASI buildings and facilities are in one place, along the left bank of Bahlui River, except for the Faculty of Electronics, Telecommunications and Information Technology and TUIASI Library and Aula. These are all within the city, in the heart of Iasi.
Life as a TUIASI student isn’t all about work, courses and research. We promote a healthy lifestyle experience through sports and leisure facilities, providing two modern and fully equipped gyms, six playing fields, fitness and aerobic centre, as well as a place where you can play football, volleyball and basketball.
There are 13 student associations at TUIASI – BEST, AIESEC and one for each of the 11 faculties – dedicated to promoting students’ rights, extracurricular and non-formal learning and, of course, having lots of fun.
These organisations often hold a variety of cultural and professional events, like workshops, shows, trips and sports competitions.
Any student can enrol in the organisation that best suits his needs and can then participate in fun and educational activities, ranging from workshops and mentoring sessions to big, city-wide student festivals – like Studentiada (loosely translated as The Students’ Run) – with music, sports and cultural activities
Gheorghe Asachi Technical University of Iasi (TUIASI) is classified as a university of advanced research and education whose mission is to develop specific activities for creating, innovative capitalisation of knowledge and to ensure the transfer of these achievements towards the society both on fundamental areas as Engineering Sciences, Architecture and Urbanism and in interdisciplinary and complementary fields, at local, regional, national and international level.
The quality of education within TUIASI has been assessed by ARACIS, Romanian Agency for Quality Assurance in Higher Education, in 2009, also in 2012. After these evaluations, TUIASI has received the highest recognition – high degree of confidence
The University has good technical staff who care very much about the improvement of students. However, many of the students are not interested in studying and this does not make studying interesting.
There are a hundred students per year in the Architecture programme, therefore we have a closer relationship with our professors. From an organisational standpoint, it is somehow lacking; for example, exams were planned late and projects were altered a few days before the deadline. Overall, it is a friendly environment, but a lot of studying and learning it being done at...
Faculty of Civil Engineering from Iasi is one of the best in Romania and I am happy that I am finishing my bachelor degree here, but in this almost 4 years I managed to see all the best and worst parts of this institution. All the things are like coins, with two faces, the same is with my faculty. I consider my faculty can offer a very strong theoretical basis and it is...