West University of Timisoara

West University of Timisoara

Universitatea de Vest din Timișoara (UVT) / West University of Timişoara (WUT) is the main higher education institution and research center in Western Romania. Its community comprises roughly 16000 students and over 700 academic staff. It is a comprehensive university including 11 faculties with their respective departments, as well as a Department of Teacher Training. 

Top reasons to study here

  • West University of Timisoara offers students the opportunity to combine theoretical and practical knowledge.
  • The university is intensively involved in processes of internationalization.
  • Our faculties offering over 20 study programmes in foreign languages.



Over the last twelve years, the University has responded to changes in national educational policy, to demographic shifts, to a radically different economy and marketplace requirements, to emerging local and regional needs, and to new technologies. 


The faculties functioning within the framework of UVT offer nationally accredited study programmes at Bachelor, Master and Doctoral level in the following subject areas: Arts and Design; Chemistry, Biology, Geography; Economics and Business Administration; Law; Letters, History and Theology; Mathematics and Computer Science; Music and Theater; Physical Education and Sports; Physics; Political Sciences, Philosophy and Communication Sciences; Sociology and Psychology. 


On a yearly basis, West University of Timisoara implements over 100 research projects, out of which around more than 30% have a strong international dimension. Fostering a multi- and inter-disciplinary approach to higher education and research, with a clear focus towards the internationalization, WUT has over 380 bilateral agreements fostering exchanges in the Erasmus+ programme and over 180 other bilateral agreements with higher education institutions worldwide.


Highly focused on the internationalization of curricula, West University of Timisoara is more and more oriented towards opportunities for graduates’ absorbtion in a globalized labour market.

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Library services

The university has a modern and fully-equipped library, as well as various language and culture centers (Chinese, Portuguese, French, German, Austrian, Italian, Spanish, Serbian, etc).

ICT services

Timişoara is not only a cosmopolitan city highly connected to the rest of Europe, but also the city with the highest internet speed in the world.

Student Life

Campus life

The student campus is located in the heart of the city and is in itself an attraction, with many opportunities for leisure and living.

Student Reviews

What determined me to choose a different life path
Anonymous rated 2 out of 5 stars

The experience I had at this university was not the very best since everything was done online. The process of grading, tests and even exams was very messy and unorganized and the specialization that i chose turned out to be not very fitting for me. The courses did not catch my attention, i felt at my very lowest as i realized i cannot continue studying informatics and...

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Anonymous rated 5 out of 5 stars

The West University of Timișoara is a university located in Timișoara, Romania. Established in 1962, it is organized in 11 faculties. Classified as a research and education university by the Ministry of Education, it is one of the five members of the Universitaria Consortium (the group of elite Romanian universities). The West University is an institution of the National...

Not great, not terrible. 7/10
Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

Overall, the Computer Science programme is well designed (and not too difficult, but not very easy either). It offers students the possibility to experiment with different areas in the vast field of CS, from more scientific aspects like algebra, calculus, differential equations, formal languages, formal logic, to more practical aspects like the usage of the most popular...

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