Bucharest University of Economic Studies

Master's Programmes



April 6, 1913 is a significant date in the history of Romanian economic higher education, as it is the date when the Academy of High Commercial and Industrial Studies was established in Bucharest by Royal Decree no. 2972. In the year 1967, the University was renamed as The Bucharest University of Economic Studies.


The Bucharest University of Economic Studies organizes 3-year Bachelor's study programs, according to the Bologna Declaration. ASE offers Bachelor's programs taught in English, French, German and Romanian in the following domains of study: Economic Sciences, Administrative Sciences, Sociology and Humanities.

For the candidates who would like to study in foreign languages, the Bucharest University of Economic Studies offers Master's programs in English, French or German.


The Division of Research and Innovation Management provides the logistics support and specialized consultancy required by the University's staff and the experts they cooperate with for various research activities.

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Student services

The Department for International Relations is responsible for policy preparation and implementation in the field of internationalization, under the coordination of the vice-rector for international relations. The main objectives are to inform and raise awareness, manage, coordinate and facilitate initiatives on internationalization and international cooperation.

It actively works to develop and maintain ASE's international recognition, exchange programs and partnerships with other universities. Its staff serves as a liaison between students, faculty and staff members both at ASE and abroad.

Housing services

The university offers housing all around Bucharest – near the city’s northern lakes and parks, as well as in central locations, right in the heart of Bucharest. All student facilities come with specially designed sports facilities and study rooms, meeting all student life needs. The 12 student residence halls comprise of more than 4300 living arrangements, fully equipped and offering good standards of living at student prices. Room occupancy is 2 to 4 people, depending on the residence type.

Library services

The university libraries focus on developing student’s global knowledge of the socio-economic field by continually and extensively enriching their collections. The virtual library was established in 2002 and since then it has been one of the focus points of the development process. Students have access to hundreds of data bases of economic information specific to their economic fields.

ICT services

Computer access is available to all students in all the educational buildings in specialized access points or computer rooms. Access to the computer rooms is free during the individual study periods (access granted on student card).

Wireless hotspots are available around campus. Access to the ASE Secure network is available based on your student ID code.

Medical services

All international students are required to have a medical insurance valid for the entire period of studies with ASE – either the European health card or a private insurance.

Medical examinations are free at ASE students’ cabinets and they are carried out at the doctor's studio (Moxa campus) – general physician (3 doctors and 5 nurses) and dentist (4 doctors and 3 nurses) offices.

Student Life

Sports facilities

With regards to sports, ASE’s students can choose from a wide array of physical activities, including basketball, volleyball, football, weight lifting, tennis, chess, cheer-leading and many more. ASE’s sports facilities are properly equipped and offer students the chance to practice team sports and individual sports at no cost. Sports are included in the curriculum for the first two years of study.

Student clubs

ASE has a great number of student associations activating at a local, as well as national and international level.

  • Students' counsellor
  • AEGEE – Association des Etats Généraux des Etudiants de l'Europe/European Students
  • AIESEC – International Association of Students in Economic and Commercial Sciences
  • ASCIG – Association of Students in Accounting and Management Information Systems
  • ASEAM – Association of Students in Agriffod and Environmental Economics
  • ASER – Romanian Association of Economics Students
  • BOS – Business Organization for Students
  • ECOTUR – Club for Tourism and Ecology
  • ESN – Erasmus Students Network
  • SiSC – Students' Union from the Faculty of Cybernetics
  • VIP – Volunteers for Ideas and Projects
  • ASE Alumni

Student Reviews

Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

The Bucharest University of Economic Studies (ASE) is a public university in Bucharest, Romania. It was founded in 1913 by the Royal Decree of Carol I of Romania as the Academy of Higher-Level Commercial and Industrial Studies. In 1947, it was reorganised and merged with the Academy of Cooperative Studies to form the Academy of Commercial and Cooperative Studies. Then...

Is an ok university
Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

Located in the center of Bucharest, the university is ok with some very prepared teachers and others who still apply the communist teaching methodology. Due to the pandemic the university has undertaken a very extensive digitization program most of the bureaucratic activities can be done online so this is a huge plus.

University life through a screen
Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

I believe that my experience overall at my faculty has been good. I have spent two years and a half in online because of covid so I can't say that I have fully experienced what my university could have offered. Personally, I think that the best part of my university was the diversity of the programme, meaning that I had to go through a lot of technologies and learn how to...

Bucharest, Bucuresti, Romania


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