General information
Finance type Nonprofit
Organization type Public
Established
Abbreviation WUT
Teachers 767
Students 14,231
Foreigners 3%
Religion None
Academic calendar Semesters
AdmissionBased on grades and examinations
Gender limitation No limits
Colors Burgundy and gold
Campus type Urban
Distance learning Available
Exchange programs Available
Library Available
Accreditation
• Ministerul Educatiei si Cercetarii, România
Affiliations
• European University Association (EUA)
Rankings
World ranking947
Country ranking4
Cost of living in Timisoara, USD/month
ExpensesMin.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
International rankings
UniPage World University Ranking947
QS World University Rankings890
Webometrics Ranking1486
Alternative title
ro Universitatea de Vest din Timișoara
hu Temesvári Nyugati Tudományegyetem
Location on map - West University of Timisoara
West University of Timisoara (WUT) - public higher education institution in Romania.

West University of Timisoara - 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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