Babes-Bolyai University

Babes-Bolyai University has become in time an emblem of success for Cluj and for the entire country. It is a dynamic and constructive institution well integrated into society and oriented towards future, a future which it can design, prepare and build. 



1959 marks the merging process of the Romanian University in Cluj with the Hungarian University. The new institution was called Babes-Bolyai University and included six faculties at the time of its creation: Faculty of Mathematics and Physics, Faculty of Chemistry, Faculty of Natural Sciences and Geography, Faculty of Philology, Faculty of Law, Faculty of History and Philosophy.


  • Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science
  • Faculty of Physics
  • Faculty of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering
  • Faculty of Biology and Geology
  • Faculty of Geography
  • Faculty of Environmental Science and Engineering
  • Faculty of Law
  • Faculty of Letters
  • Faculty of History and Philosophy
  • Faculty of Sociology and Social Work
  • Faculty of Psychology and Educational Sciences
  • Faculty of Economics and Business Administration
  • Faculty of European Studies
  • Faculty of Business
  • Faculty of Political, Administrative and Communication Sciences
  • Faculty of Physical Education and Sport
  • Faculty of Orthodox Theology
  • Faculty of Greek-Catholic Theology
  • Faculty of Reformed Theology
  • Faculty of Roman Catholic Theology
  • Faculty of Theatre and Television


Scientific research is a fundamental component of the work of the Babes-Bolyai University and is one of the main criteria for assessing qualifications and assessment of academic performance .

Scientific research underpins the process of higher education, providing training of highly qualified human resources and are, by their teaching , a professional obligation .

According to academic freedom and university autonomy, respecting the rules of ethics and professional deontology , scientific research is free of any restrictions or preconditions.

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University Ranking

Academic Ranking of World Universities by Shanghai Jiao Tong University
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Housing services

Babeș-Bolyai University students have access to free internet and reading spaces in each of the university’s 17 residence halls. Accommodation recipients can apply for a parking permit on campus, charges apply. Students can wash their laundry in the laundry rooms located in Hașdeu 14, Hașdeu 16, Economica II, and Sport XXI residence halls, charges apply. Students can use the facilities and equipment in the fitness rooms in the basement of the Hașdeu 16 residence hall. A summer theatre has been set up near the Hașdeu 2 residence hall, where students can organise various activities.

ICT services

Computer systems destined to all UBB students, created in the Department of Informatization:

  • Consulting the school trajectory for all students
  • Access to e-mail through accounts created for all the UBB students in the university webpage domain

Student Life

Sports facilities

The Universitas Swimming Complex located in the Iuliu Hațieganu Sports Park is part of the sports complex (courts and gyms), owned by the Babes-Bolyai University. It was inaugurated on September 27, 2009 and opened from February 1, 2010 to swimming classes and to the public also. It is primarily a teaching space for students of the Faculty of Physical Education and Sport with daily swimming lessons; entertainment for other people, but also offering basic initiation in swimming technique for children and adults.

Student clubs

  • ELSA (The European Law Students` Association) 
  • Asociatia Studentilor de la Facultatea de Business (A.S.B.)
  • Organizatia Studentilor Economisti
  • ASPR

Student Reviews

Chathurika Jayangani Kasthuriarachchi rated 5 out of 5 stars

Very helpful and responsible international students coordinators. Hope to have memorable years ahead...

My Philosophical Youth
Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

I am generally satisfied with the university experience, the academic staff is full of intelligent and warm people, with a serious interest in all things philosophical. The only thing that dissatisfied me was the relative scarcity of analytic philosophy courses. We did study logic, but I would have like more course through which to get familiarized with analytic philosophy...

English Language and Literature pros and cons
Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

I think this degree is really worth pursuing. It offers basic knowledge of all you need to know regarding both literature and linguistics. You learn a bit of everything, which for me worked out great as I could get a picture of what fits me best. The professors are helpful and open and the rest of the staff as well. What I think could be improved is the professional...

Cluj-Napoca, Cluj, Romania

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