Universitatea din Petroșani


The University of Petrosani has a long and beautiful tradition, being the successor of the Institute of Mining, which operated in Bucharest over 80 years and in the academic year 1957 to 1958 started in Petrosani. Only a few universities can take pride in such a descent certified by decree of A.I. Cuza in 1864 that established the "School of Bridges, Highways, Mines and Architecture".

After 1990, with the diversification of specialization areas, Institute of Mining Petroşani became The Technical University (1991) and then the University of Petrosani (1995). Taking as a basis the strong academic tradition and prestige enjoyed at home and abroad, our University today provides the necessary conditions for its students to acquire high qualification in many different areas, training is carried out at all levels of education. Specialist training is done in three faculties: Faculty of Mining, Faculty of Mechanical and Electrical Engineering and the Faculty of Sciences. From 1948 until today, the University of Petrosani graduated thousands of engineers, economists, sociologists, mathematicians, teachers etc. Our University is curently training over 4500 students, post-graduates, supported by a team of over 200 teachers. Doctoral preparation is ensured by 19 scientific recognized personalities in the country and the world. The quality preparation offeres students the opportunity to adapt and integrate quickly to the conditions and methods of other countries (USA, Canada, Germany, France, Italy, Spain, Israel, countries in South America, Africa, Asia, etc). Everywhere, graduates trained at the University of Petrosani are ranked among the best professionals of the industry fields in which they operate. Reorganization of higher education under the Bologna process, opens broad prospects for Petrosani University graduates to be recognized and to join the European employment market. In 2009, University of Petrosani was evaluated by the Romanian Agency for Quality Assurance in Higher Education and obtained a "High Trust" certification.


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Information for incoming students


Students, who wish to study at the University of Petrosani as Erasmus students, must check first whether their home University has a bilateral agreement for student exchange with the University of Petrosani.

Deadline for application forms :

  • for the Autumn semester 15 of July
  • for the Spring semester 15 of December

Academic year structure:

Winter semester: beginning of October till the end of January, winter break starting before Christmas, Exams in February
Summer semester: February till mid June, Exams in June and July

National Holydays:
December 1st: National holiday
May 1st: National holiday


Accommodation is possible in the student campus dorms. Prices are around 75-100 Euro / month.

Where to eat, cafeteria:

The university cafeteria offers quality meals to students for about 4 euro / meal.

Other fees and expenses:

The official currency is LEU (aka RON); 1 euro is around 4.6 Lei, check rates for accurate value.

Erasmus+ Office
Adress: Universitatea din Petroșani
Str. Universitatii, Nr. 20, Petrosani, Hunedoara, ROMANIA
+40 254 542580 / 293

Petrosani Emergency Hospital
Spitalul de urgență – Petroșani
Str. 1 Decembrie 1918, Nr. 137 A
543611, Petroșani
Hunedoara, Romania
Phone: +40 254 541432


Internationalisation is one of the priorities of University of Petrosani. We are constantly interested in receiving visitors, in creating new contacts and in reinforcing the existing cooperation with our partners.

The Erasmus+ staff mobility programme offers excellent opportunities for acquiring innovative teaching methods and exchange of good practices, and contributes to professional development.

We are happy to welcome teaching and administrative staff visitors for training according to the rules of the Erasmus framework . If your university is on the list of partner universities under the Erasmus+ programme and you wish to spend a training period at our university, please contact your Erasmus Institutional Coordinator and see what the requirements are for you to apply for an Erasmus+ staff training grant at your institution. The duration of a training is between 5 days and 6 weeks.

For a good organization of your stay here, we kindly ask you to fill and send by e-mail the application form and fill the Mobility Agreement (Teaching/Training).

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Electrical and Mechanical Engineering
Electrical and Mechanical Engineering

Machine Building Technology
   2BB1OD02-Materials science and engineering
   2BB1OD06-Mechanics I
   2BB1OF03-Mathematical analysis
   2BB1OF04-Descriptive geometry
   2BB1OF05-Applied Informatics I
   2BB2OD10-Mechanics II
   2BB2OD11-Materials technology
   2BB2OF09-Applied Informatics II
   2BB2OF12-Algebra, analytical and differential geom.
   2BB2OF13-Technical Drawing
   2BB3OD17-Thermotechnics and thermal machines
   2BB3OD22-Strength of Materials I
   2BB3OF18a-Special Mathematics
   2BB3OF18b-Numerical methods
   2BB3OF21-Infographics (CAD) I
   2BB3OX19-History of the technique
   2BB4AX32- Environment protection
   2BB4LX67-General economy
   2BB4OD26-Strength of Materials II
   2BB4OD27-Mechanical vibrations
   2BB4OD28-Tolerance and dimension control
   2BB4OD29-Machine parts I
   2BB4OD30- Basics of surface generation on machine tools
   2BB4OF25-Infographics (CAD) II
   2BB5OD35-Fluid mechanics and hydraulic machines
   2BB5OD36-Electrical engineering and machines
   2BB5OD37-Finite elements analysis
   2BB5OD38-Machine parts II
   2BB5OD39-Machine parts II -project
   2BB5OD40-Elements of electronics and automation
   2BB5OD41- Machining and cutting tools
   2BB6AS48a-Management of production and operations
   2BB6AS48b-Economic analysis of production systems
   2BB6AS63-Hydraulic and pneumatic drives
   2BB6OD43-Technological Devices
   2BB6OD45-Thermal treatments
   2BB7OD51-Basics of Computer Assisted Tech. Design
   2BB7OD52-Reliability and maintenance
   2BB7OS54-Technology of cold pressing
   2BB7OS55-Technology of cold pressing - project
   2BB7OS57-Basis of experimental research
   2BB7OS57-Machine Building Technology I
   2BB8AS62-Technological design on flexible manufacturing systems
   2BB8AS63-Computer-assisted quality - CAQ
   2BB8OS58-Machine Building Technology II
   2BB8OS59-Machine Building Technology II - project
   2BB8OS60-Unconventional Technologies
   2BB8OS61-Manufacture of plastic and composite articles

Sciences Faculty
Sciences Faculty

Accounting and information management
   C.C.1.1.06-Corporate Economics.
   C.C.1.2.11-Basis of Accounting II .
   C.C.1.2.14-Economic Doctrines.
   C.C.2.1.02-Financial Accounting I.
   C.C.2.1.15-Management Information Systems Development .
   C.C.2.2.09-Financial Accounting II.
   C.C.3.1.01-Management Accounting .
   C.C.3.2.09-Public accounting.
Economics of trade, tourism and services
   C.G.1.2.10- Macroeconomics.
   C.G.2.1.03-Service economy .
   C.G.2.1.15 -Hotel and restaurant technology.
   C.G.3.2.08 -Tehnical Tourism Operations.
   C.G.3.2.10-Business Investment Strategies.
   ~$2 Microeconomics ECTS.
Finance and Banking
   C.B.1.1.02 - Microeconomics.
   C.B.1.2.10 - Macroeconomics.
   C.B.2.1.03 -Operation of Credit Institution
   C.B.2.1.04 -Financial accounting.
   C.B.2.1.19- Corporate Economics.
   C.B.2.2.17- Entrepreneurship.
   C.B.3.1.03-Banking management
   C.B.3.2.10-Budget and Public Treasury.
   C.B.3.2.18-Business Investment Strategies.
   C.A.1.2.14- Economic Doctrines.
   C.A.3.2.16-Business Investment Strategies.
Public Administration
   C.H.1.1.06-Informatics for Public Administration.
   C.H.2.1.14-Implementation of EU Programs.
   C.H.2.2.10-Strategic Planning.
   C.H.3.2.18-Public Sector Economy.
   C.H.3.2.19-Regional Economy.
Social work
   C.I.1.2.10-Introduction in economy .