University of Bacău

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University of Bacău
Universitatea „Vasile Alecsandri” din Bacău
Established 1990
President Valentin Nedeff
Rector Carol Schnakovszky
Students 6,581 (2016-2017)[1]
Location Bacău, Romania
Website http://www.ub.ro/

The Vasile Alecsandri University of Bacău (Romanian: Universitatea „Vasile Alecsandri” din Bacău) is a public university in Romania, located in Bacău. Named in honor of the poet Vasile Alecsandri, it was founded in 1990.

History[edit]

The first higher education school in Bacău was founded in 1961 as the Pedagogical Institute of Bacău.[2] In 1984 it was transformed into the Sub-Engineering Institute, subordinated to the Technical University of Iași. In 1990, the institution became a university.

Timeline[edit]

  • 1961: the Pedagogical Institute of Bacău is founded (three faculties: Humanities, Mathematics, and Natural Sciences)
    • 1964: the Faculties of History and Geography, and Physical Education are added
  • 1976: renamed as the Institute of Higher Education of Bacău
    • 1976: Faculty of Engineering is founded
  • 1984: renamed as the Institute of Associate Engineering (part of the Gheorghe Asachi Polytechnic Institute of Iași)
    • 1985: Inorganic Chemistry Technology study programme is introduced
    • 1986: Power Engineering study programme is introduced
  • 1990: renamed as the University of Bacău (two faculties: Engineering, and Letters and Sciences)
    • 1996: the Department of Physical Education and Sports (part of the Faculty of Letters and Sciences) is transformed into the Faculty of Physical Education and Sports
    • 2002: the Faculty of Letters and Sciences is split into two faculties (Letters, and Sciences)
    • 2004: the Department of Economic Sciences (part of the Faculty of Sciences) is transformed into the Faculty of Economic Sciences
    • 2009: renamed as the Vasile Alecsandri University of Bacău

Faculties[edit]

The University of Bacău has 5 faculties:

  • Faculty of Economic Sciences
  • Faculty of Engineering
  • Faculty of Letters
  • Faculty of Movement, Sports and Health Sciences
  • Faculty of Sciences

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Coordinates: 46°33′15″N 26°54′48″E / 46.554212°N 26.913432°E / 46.554212; 26.913432