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West University of Timişoara (WUT)

Date: 30.04.2022

Time: 12:00-16:00

In order to meet University representative use the link below:

Meeting ID: 832 6800 9499
Passcode: 032599


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 full time 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, QS Global World University Rankings 1001+ in 2021, Times Higher Education World University Rankings, ranked 251-300 in 2021, Emerging Europe and Central Asia University Rankings, ranked 95 in 2021, Times Higher Education Emerging Economies University Rankings, ranked 401-500 in 2021, Shanghai Global Ranking of Academic Subjects, Physics, ranked 301-400 in 2020, UI Green Metric World University Ranking, ranked 652 in 2020, QS Rankings By Subject, Top 251-300 in the Modern Languages, in 2018). 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.

The university’s strong focus on academic quality is also endorsed by UVT’s affilliation to the European Association of Universities (EUA) and the International Association of Universities (IAU), as well as many other international bodies and associations (Agence Universitaire de la Francophonie, European Association for International Education, European Association of Erasmus Coordinators, the UNITA-Universitas Montium Alliance etc). Additionally, on a yearly basis, West University of Timisoara implements over 100 research projects, out of which around more than 30% have a strong international dimension. Fostering a multi- and inter-disciplinary approach to higher education and research, with a clear focus towards the internationalization, WUT has over 500 bilateral agreements fostering exchanges in the Erasmus+ programme and over 200 other bilateral agreements with higher education institutions worldwide. On an annual basis, West University of Timisoara has over 300 outgoing students (studies and placement) pursuing a mobility abroad, as well as over 200 incoming mobility students, organized in the framework of Erasmus+ mobility projects. Also, around 600 international students pursue a full degree programme at WUT, annually. With an estimated increase of 15% in international students numbers for the next academic year, our university is committed to supporting the personal and profesional development of students in an increasingly internationalized academic world. Highly focused on the internationalization of curricula, West University of Timisoara is more and more oriented towards opportunities for graduates’ absorption in a globalized labour market.

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 2023. Additionally, the university’s international recognition comes from our alumni, with a notable example being Herta Müller, winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature in 2009. 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 (American, 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 and living.