With more than 75 years of tradition, West University of Timișoara (WUT) is a family of 16.000 members, the widest from Western Romania, with a strong identity and highly involved in the local community.
Founded in 1944 through Royal Decree, WUT is the fourth comprehensive university from Romania. Regional leader on the educational market, with constantly increasing connections to the international academic community, West University of Timișoara is offering an effervescent intellectual environment, which stimulates individual achievements, teamwork, interdisciplinarity and research.
As a large academic center with strong collaborations with the stakeholders from the local social and economic sector, WUT has a strong focus on employability and career preparation.
Research also lies at the heart of WUT’s activity and is essential in order to guarantee the quality teaching. The recent years classifications at international level are positioning WUT in the main five Romanian universities, but first in terms of international collaborations and impact of the research activity.
WUT’s reputation for academic excellence attracts partners, academics and students from around the world, resulting in a friendly, open and multicultural environment. With an average of 6% (and growing) number of international students and more than 400 partner universities worldwide, our community is growing its international dimension constantly. Numerous international educational projects, as well as a very high number of student and staff mobilities abroad, also contribute to the internationalization of WUT’s curricula, community and institution overall.