Ranking  940   4
Country Romania
City Timisoara
Bachelor (foreigners)1,000 USD/year.
Master (foreigners)5,000 USD/year.
Bachelor (citizens)616 USD/year.
Master (citizens)616 USD/year.
Cost of living $265-533 USD/Month.
Acceptance Rate 40%
Official Website
General information
Finance type Nonprofit
Organization type Public
Established 1962
Abbreviation WUT
Teachers 767
Students 14,231
Foreigners 3%
Religion None
Academic calendar Semesters
AdmissionBased on grades and examinations
Gender limitation No limits
Campus type Urban
Distance learning Available
Exchange programs Available
Library Available
• Ministerul Educatiei si Cercetarii, România
• European University Association (EUA)
World ranking940
Country ranking4
International rankings
UniPage World University Ranking940
QS World University Rankings890
Cost of living in Timisoara
Expenses - USD/Month.Min.Med.
Accommodation 84 138
Food 101 179
Transportation 12 41
Communications and utilities 38 62
Clothing 16 58
Sports and leisure 14 55
Accommodation in Timisoara USD/Month.
Shared room outside of centre84
Shared room in city centre139
1 bedroom apartment outside of centre158
1 bedroom apartment in city centre214
Alternative title
hu Temesvári Nyugati Tudományegyetem
ro Universitatea de Vest din Timișoara
old West University of Timisoara
Location on map
University of the West of Timişoara (WUT) - public higher education institution in Romania. In 1962 WUT opened its door to students. The university campus is of urban type and is located in the vicinity of Timisoara.

University ranking. University of the West of Timişoara is one of the best universities in Romania, taking its rightful place among the top 5 educational institutions of the country. University of the West of Timişoara is in the top 5% according to the international rankings.

Application process and the cost of tuition. The admission board requires applicant’s academic performance certificate and examination results. The competition is quite mild with a ratio of 1 to 2. The academic year consists of two semesters. WUT has affordable bachelor’s programs that cost less than 1,000 USD/year. Master’s studies at WUT will cost about 5,000 USD per year. Among the programs applicants can also find their online equivalents and other online courses. It is important to check for current tuition fees on (http://www.uvt.ro) with the desirable faculty in mind.

The composition of the university. University of the West of Timişoara is medium in scale, teaching no more than 15 thousand students at a time. The university accepts both local and foreign students. The ratio of foreign students at WUT is 3% of all students. The teaching staff of WUT is composed of 767 academic specialists. The university is an active participant of international programs aimed at academic exchange of students between the educational institutions. University’s social media profiles can give you more information about the students and current events: Twitter, Facebook, Linkedin.

Infrastructure of WUT. The university has a functioning library. University of the West of Timişoara belongs to the «European University Association (EUA)».

University of the West of Timişoara - Official Description

The University was founded by the decree law no. 660 issued on 30 December 1944, which stipulates that a university must be created in western Romania. Its first faculties either were dissolved or became independent institutions. These independent higher education institutions became a sole university at the end of September 1962. That is why October the 1st is mentioned in the University Charter as University Day; it is not only the day when the academic year begins but also the day when the difficult process which had started on 30 December 1944 ended, when the efforts of creating the university were crowned with success. By 1968, our institution had become an independent university, with a prestigious academic staff in all traditional fields; this was the ideal for which many leading Romanian intellectuals, especially those from the Banat region, had fought. Unfortunately, there followed a difficult period for Humanities and Exact Sciences. Fields of study such as Music, Fine arts, History, Geography, Biology, and Chemistry disappeared one by one; Philology was considerably reduced. As a result, many of the faculties were transferred to other institutions. 1989, the year of the Romanian revolution, was a turning point in the evolution of our...

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