Having its roots in the “School for Land Surveyors” and in the “The School of Bridges, Roads and Mines” founded in Bucharest in 1818 and 1867, respectively, UTCB’s actual basic structure was established in 1948. It is the only Romanian university entirely devoted to education in civil engineering and the related fields, having a long history of successful contributions in Romanian research and education.
With a competitive and well recognized academic staff, UTCB is a major actor in Romanian higher education, research, consultancy and design codes regulations.
Following the institutional evaluation performed by the Romanian Agency for Quality Assurance in Higher Education (ARACIS) – member of ENQA, UTCB received a High Confidence Rating.
UTCB has seven faculties covering all specialties related to the construction industry.
- Faculty of Civil, Industrial and Agricultural Buildings
- Faculty of Hydrotechnics
- Faculty of Railways, Roads and Bridges
- Faculty of Building Services Engineering
- Faculty of Technological Equipment
- Faculty of Geodesy
- Faculty of Engineering in Foreign Languages
The first 6 are providing degree programs in Romanian language, a preparatory year for language proficiency being compulsory.
Degree programs in foreign languages are provided as follows:
- the Faculty of Engineering in Foreign Languages provides degree programmers in English and French;
- the Faculty of Building Services Engineering provides degree programmers in French.
Teaching and research activities are organized in 22 Academic Departments and 18 Research Centers.
Education Offer in engineering
- First cycle: 16 undergraduate programs in Romanian, 1 undergraduate program in English and 2 in French, all leading to the Bachelor degree (with 4 years duration, 240 credits ECTS),
- Second cycle: 18 postgraduate programs in Romanian, 2 Master programs in English and 2 in French, all leading to the Master degree (with 2 years duration, 120 credits ECTS);
- Third cycle: 2 domains of PhD studies with various specializations (with 3 years nominal duration, 180 credits ECTS).
To be enrolled in the first cycle, candidates should hold a Baccalaureate degree or equivalent. For the second cycle, candidates should hold al Bachelor degree with at least 240 credits ECTS.