West University of Timișoara

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West University of Timișoara
Universitatea de Vest din Timișoara
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Latin: Universitas Occidentalis Timisiensis
Motto Our mission is to promote knowledge, research and training through partnerships between teachers , students and community.
Established 1962
Type State University
Dean Prof. Univ. Dr. Marilen Pirtea
Location Timișoara, Romania
Campus Urban
Colours yellow and blue
Website www.uvt.ro
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The West University of Timișoara (Romanian Universitatea de Vest din Timișoara) is a university located in Timișoara, Romania. Established in 1962, it is organized in 11 Faculties.

In the 2012 QS World University Rankings it was included in Top 700 universities of the world.[1] Another three Romanian universities have entered the prestigious top.[2]


According to the Scimago Lab, based on data collected between 2007 and 2011, West University of Timișoara ranked 2123 in the World, 187 regionally and 16 in the country by number of publications. [3]


These are the 11 faculties in which the university is divided into:

  • Mathematics and Informatics
  • Physics
  • Chemistry, Biology, Geography
  • Letters, History and Theology
  • Sociology and Psychology
  • Economic Sciences
  • Fine Arts
  • Music
  • Physical Education and Sport
  • Political Sciences, Philosophy and Communication Sciences
  • Law and Administrative Sciences
    • Departments:
      • Civil Law
      • Public Law



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Coordinates: 45°44′50″N 21°13′53″E / 45.747117°N 21.231505°E / 45.747117; 21.231505