Transilvania University of Brasov



The history of UniTBv began with the establishment of the Institute of Silviculture in 1949. The Institute of Mechanics was established the following year, and in 1956, the two fused and the Polytechnic of Brasov was founded. This later became the University of Brasov, which in turn became Transilvania University of Brașov.


Faculties at UniTBv:

  • Faculty of Product Design and Environment
  • Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
  • Faculty of Furniture Design and Wood Engineering
  • Faculty of Mechanical Engineering
  • Faculty of Technological Engineering and Industrial Management
  • Faculty of Silviculture and Forest Engineering
  • Faculty of Materials Science and Engineering
  • Faculty of Law
  • Faculty of Physical Education and Mountain Sports
  • Faculty of Letters
  • Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science
  • Faculty of Medicine
  • Faculty of Music
  • Faculty of Psychology and Education Sciences
  • Faculty of Sociology and Communication
  • Faculty of Economic Sciences and Business Administration
  • Faculty of Food and Tourism
  • Faculty of Civil Engineering


Research centers:

  • Renewable Energy Systems and Recycling
  • High Tech Products for Automotives
  • Eco-Biotechnologies and Equipment in Food and Agriculture
  • Advanced Metal, Ceramic and MMC Composite Materials and Technologies
  • Innovative Technologies and Advanced Wood Products
  • Fundamental Research and Prevention Strategies in Medicine
  • Centre for Applied Medicine and Intervention Strategies in Medical Practice
  • Theoretical and Applied Linguistics
  • Life Quality and Human Performance
  • Design of Mechanical Elements and Systems
  • Communication and Social Innovation
  • The Emil Poenaru Centre for Legal Research
  • Music Science - Excellence in Musical Performance
  • R&D Institute’s Design Center

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Housing services

The university has two student campuses - Colina and Memorandului. In the Colina campus there are 5 student dormitories, with 1,700 accommodation places. In the Memorandului campus there are 8 dormitories, offering 2,534 accommodation places.

Library services

The University library offers access to 573,204 volumes and numerous scientific and academic resources. There is a Free Access Room, the Publication Loan Centre as well as the Library of Music.

ICT services

IT services:

  • E-learning platform
  • Institutional e-mail account
  • Intranet
  • Student@UniTBv App
  • Campus Wi-Fi UNITBV Network
  • Eduroam Network
  • Remote access to databases of scientific articles through the Anelis+ Mobil programme  (ISI Web of Science/Clarivate Analitycs, Scopus, IEEE/IEL Electronic Library, Proquest Central, ScienceDirect, Cabi)
  • IT assistance

Medical services

  • For students from EU member states, medical care in Romania is provided based on the European Health Insurance Card.
  • If you find yourself in need of medical assistance, you can go to any authorized medical unit, public or private. Some private health insurance companies will refer you to a specific clinic or hospital that they have a contract with.

Student Life

Campus life

  • The university has two student campuses - Colina and Memorandului. Out of the university's 21 buildings, 7 are situated in the historical centre of Brașov, 10 buildings are in the Colina campus, and other 4 in other areas of the city.
  • A recent World Bank study describes Brașov as a “world-class city”, with a developed economy, an attractive architecture and a high quality of life. The newest areas of the constantly expanding city are both residential and industrial, as well as leisure spaces. Not far from the city, only 12 kilometers away, is the largest ski resort in Romania, Poiana Brașov and, about 30 kilometers away is the Bran Castle, commonly associated with the legend of Dracula.

Sports facilities

The university offers three sports fields and three sports halls. The sports field in the Colina campus is equipped with floodlights; in addition to the outdoor playing fields, the student campuses offer indoor relaxation facilities for activities such as ping-pong or billiards.

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