Founded in 1886, University POLITEHNICA of Bucharest (UPB) is the largest and the oldest technical university in the country and among the most prestigious universities in Romania. University POLITEHNICA of Bucharest is formed by 15 faculties that provide BA, MA, PhD study programmes in computer science, entrepreneurship, business engineering and management, telecommunicationsand information technology, biotechnical systems, management of technological systems, applied
chemistry and material science.
Also UPB is a full member in several academic organizations, the main ones being Conference of European Schools for Advanced Engineering Education and Research (CESAER), International Association of Universities (IAU), European University Association (EUA), Agence Universitaire de la Francophonie (AUF) etc.UPB participates in hundreds EUROPEAN programs such as LIFELONG LEARNING (ERASMUS or LEONARDO) based on the approved ERASMUS University Charter 2007 – 2013. One of the objectives of the UPB is to create knowledge through research and technological innovation, as well as through its implementation by means of education and professional training at a European level.
Since 2001 UPB has used e-learning platform to provide efficient support to the education process, contributing significantly to the education and knowledge and skill acquiring process.