West University of Timisoara

3.7 out of 5 (55 ratings / 51 reviews) Timisoara, Romania
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. 

About

History

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. 

Education

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. 

Research

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.

Career

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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University Ranking

World University Rankings by Times Higher Education
2022
1201 -200
2021
1001
2020
1001
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QS World University Rankings by TopUniversities
2022
1001
2021
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2020
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QS World University Rankings is one of the top international rankings measuring the popularity and performance of universities all over the world.
Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report
2022
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2021
557 -38
2020
519
Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report presents all the top universities from the U.S. and 60 other countries around the world.

Services

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

In a constant state of development
Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

WUT offers you the means necessary to grow personally and professionally. It is a serious institution and has quality teachers with diverse educational backrounds. Many studied at prestigious romanian universities or abroad, as I personally know some who have studied in America and other countries in Europe. It has many courses so there are high chances that you can find...

Good with room to improve
Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

One of the biggest university in Romania, located in a city deep with history, that is called "The Little Wien". This university has 11 faculties, many with programs in English. I personality attended the faculty of mathematics and informatics and to be honest, I do not regret a thing.

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Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

The atmosphere is great, students are welcoming, but only a small amount of teachers are engaging and making continuos efforts to help the students develop

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