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 15000 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. 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. The university’s strong focus on quality in an increasingly
international and globalized academic world is recognized through its’ position in rakings
worldwide (for example, Times Higher Education Emerging Economies University Rankings
Top 201-250 in 2018, QS World University Rankings Top 701+ in 2015-2016, QS Rankings by
Subject Top 150-200 in the field of Modern Languages 2017 or Shanghai Ranking by Subject
Top 301-400 in 2018 in the field of Physics). West University of Timisoara offers students the
opportunity to combine theoretical and practical knowledge, in a multi- and inter-disciplinary
environment, preparing them to enter a globalized labor market. With more than 6% of the
student body being international, the university is intensively involved in processes of
internationalization with our faculties offering over 20 study programmes in foreign languages
(English, German, or French) at Bachelor, Master and Doctoral level.
Eventually, West University of Timişoara is part of a very multicultural and dynamic city
that offers numerous options for learning, even beyond academic life. 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 and a future European Capital of Culture in 2021. Studying here,
thus, can benefit students in many different ways. Moreover, 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). Last, but not least, the student campus
is located in the heart of the city and is in itself an attraction, with many opportunities for leisure
*The study programme Management of Business Organizations (in English) – part-time education is organized in videoconference format.
At the end of the 2 years of study the students must be present at the Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, West University of Timișoara, Romania for the defense of the graduation thesis.
For citizens of EU third countries, obtaining the visa from the Romanian Embassy in their country of origin is mandatory. The faculty will issue a certificate for each student, stating they must be present for the presentation of the graduation thesis, to facilitate the visa application process.