Why study @ UniTBv

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Transilvania University of Brașov has over 19,000 students enrolled in over 100 bachelor’s degree programs and 70 master's degree programs that are available in its 18 faculties, covering all fundamental domains, such as engineering sciences, exact sciences, social sciences, arts and humanities, medicine, physical education and sports.

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RESEARCH

Transilvania University of Brasov is the only university in Romania which has built its own pluridisciplinary research institute. At the time of its completion, in 2013, the University’s Research-Development Institute was the most substantial financial investment in infrastructure carried out by a Romanian university using European funds.

The 11 buildings of the Institute host a modern research infrastructure and benefit from high energy autonomy, while comprising 30 research centers in consecrated, as well as emerging fields with high innovative potential. Through its research projects, Transilvania University of Brasov aims at becoming a strategic partner for companies and a pole of excellence in national and international academic cooperation.

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INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS

The university has academic partnerships with 65 countries all over the world. Every year, hundreds of students from our university have the chance to experience academic life abroad for 6 months or even a full year. Our university’s academic offer, especially the English-taught programs – Business Administration, Automotive Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Computer Science, Philology and Cultural Studies – and the German-taught program in Applied Computer Science, attract hundreds of international students every year.

The international students are offered intensive classes in the Romanian language designed so as to enable their linguistic and cultural integration into the Romanian society.

By graduating from our program in Romanian as foreign language, the international students are granted access to all the Romanian-taught programs offered by our university.

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PERFORMANCE ENDORSEMENT

The university has designed special programs to award and endorse its students, researchers and professors.

Students with outstanding academic performances or with active community involvement are awarded special scholarships: The Excellence Scholarship of Transilvania University of Brasov, a 3000 lei scholarship, and The Internship Student-Campus Scholarship.

The university awards and stimulates our students who are former high school valedictorians, our BA programs’ valedictorians and the students with remarkable academic performances, as well as those faced with financial difficulties.

Transilvania Academica Scholarship is a scholarship awarded to international students coming from third EU countries who have had outstanding academic results in one of our university’s fields of study and who want to become our students. The scholarship covers full tuition costs and basic living expenses.

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PARTNERSHIPS WITH COMPANIES

Relying on our strong relationship with institutions from various fields, our students can participate in training and internship programs.

In direct cooperation with big companies from the automotive and aeronautics industries, several BA and MA programs have developed. The curricula of these study programs have been designed with the help of specialists from these companies.

AFCO
Every year, as part of the AFCO conference, the university facilitates meetings between students and companies’ representatives. The best graduation papers are awarded prizes and their authors stand real chances of being noticed by prospective employers.

COMPANIES’ PODIUM
The companies’ podium is the meeting place of specialists from various professional areas with students, researchers and professors, a space created in cooperation with the university’s main partners from the economic environment. It provides opportunities for projects and joint activities (BA projects, research projects, practice stage and internship programs, educational activities, private scholarships, competitions for students), but it also informs about job offers in the partner companies.

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SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY

The university runs programs through which it contributes to the stimulation and intellectual development of school and high school students in Brasov. At the Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science, dedicated professors train little mathematicians for renowned competitions. At the same faculty, as well as at Faculty of Letters, interactive training lessons are offered every year to prepare students for the most important sections of the Baccalaureate exam: Romanian language and literature and Mathematics.

The students of the Faculty of Letters are involved, together with an NGO, in a program meant to reduce school dropout amongst the children of the Rroma community in Gîrcini, Săcele, where they run a weekly after-school program.

Students coming from foster homes and placement centers are fully financed for their studies by the university. A special scholarship is dedicated to students coming from the St. Joseph foster home in Odorheiu Secuiesc.

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STUDENT LIFE

Beyond channeling one’s resources for academic excellence, student life has a cultural and sports dimension, it implies involvment in the community’s activities through volunteering as well as competitiveness. The university organises regular sports competitions among the faculties and national competitions such as the National University Skiing and Snowboarding Competition or the University cross-country competition.

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CAMPUS

The university’s multiple facilities include 10 buildings centrally located in Brașov as well as on the Colina Hill, where half of the 18 faculties are headquartered.

The University’s two campuses, Memorandului and Colina, offer over 4,000 accomodation places în 13 student hostels.

Colina Arena, the synthetic sports field in the Colina Campus has a surface of 1,000 square meters and is equipped with floodlights.

The university’s four sports halls are suitable for training and competitions in sports such as: basketball, handball, volleyball, table tennis, badminton or gymnastics.

At Colina Club, the students can play pool billiards, table tennis or spend relaxing time on the terrace.