Universitatea de Vest din Timișoara

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Universitatea de Vest din Timișoara
Universitatea de Vest din Timișoara
West University of Timisoara
Short History
Founded by the decree law no. 660 issued
on 30 December 1944, Universitatea de Vest
din Timișoara – UVT – is the 4th most
comprehensive university in Romania. Its
eleven faculties basically cover all the main
directions of study in science, economics,
administration, humanities and arts.
Being a university of tradition and prestige,
UVT presently hosts almost 20.000 students,
by offering 85 different BA programmes, 120
MA programmes, and 10 PhD. programmes,
along with diverse post-doctoral research.
In May 2014 UVT celebrated its 70th
anniversary.
www.uvt.ro
Herta Müller
• Herta Müller, born on 17 August 1953, in
Nițchidorf, Timiș County, Romania;
• Student of German studies and
Romanian literature at West University of
Timișoara (1973–1976);
• Novelist, poet, essayist and recipient of
the 2009 Nobel Prize in Literature.
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Education and research
 11 faculties
 26 departments
 85 Bachelor programmes
 120 Master programmes
 10 Doctoral Schools
 120 projects in the implementation phase
 723 academic staff (9 full time foreign lecturers)
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Administrative Departments
Department of International Relations
http://www.ri.uvt.ro
The Department of Communication, Identity and Institutional Promotion
http://www.dci.uvt.ro
The Economic and Financial Department
http://www.uvt.ro/ro/
Department of Informatization and Communication
http://www.dict.uvt.ro
The Department of Heritage, Purchase and Investment
http://www.uvt.ro/ro/
The Social-Administrative Department
http://www.uvt.ro/ro/
Secretariat
http://www.uvt.ro/ro/
The Department of Human Resources
http://www.uvt.ro/ro/
11 Faculties
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Faculty of Arts and Design
Faculty of Chemistry, Biology, Geography
Faculty of Law
Faculty of Economy and Business Administration
Faculty of Physical Education and Sports
Faculty of Physics
Faculty of Letters, History and Theology
Faculty of Mathematics and Informatics
Faculty of Music and Theatre
Faculty of Political Sciences, Philosophy and
Communication Sciences
• Faculty of Sociology and Psychology
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Faculty of Arts and Design
Department of Visual Arts
CONTACT
Str. Oituz, Nr. 4, 300086
Tel./Fax: 0256-592.900
(13)
Department of Design and Applied Arts
www.arte.uvt.ro
International art exhibitions for students
Faculty of Chemistry, Biology, Geography
CONTACT
Str. Oituz, Nr. 4, 300086
Tel./Fax: 0256-592.622
(0)
Department of Biology-Chemistry
Department of Geography
www.cbg.uvt.ro
Dept. of Geography – 2nd place in Romania
Faculty of Law
CONTACT
Bd-ul Eroilor, Nr. 9A,
300575
Tel./Fax: 0256-592.400
(42)
Department of Law
www.drept.uvt.ro
Offers separate student dormitory
Faculty of Economy and Business Administration
CONTACT
Str. Pestalozzi, Nr 16,
300115
Tel./Fax: 0256-592.505
(00)
Department of Accounting and Audit
Department of Economy
Department of Finance
Department of Informatic Systems for Business
Department of Management
Department of Marketing & International Relations
www.feaa.uvt.ro
International recognition: Eduniversal Ranking on GOOD
Business Schools with regional influence
Faculty of Physical Education and Sports
Department of Physical Education
Department of Physiotherapy
CONTACT
Bd-ul Pârvan, Nr 4, 300115
Tel./Fax: 0256-592.207
www.sport.uvt.ro
Gold medal female gymnastics
– Lecturer Simona Amanar
Faculty of Physics
Department of Physics
CONTACT
Bd-ul Pârvan, Nr 4, 300115
Tel./Fax: 0256-592.108
www.fizica.uvt.ro
1st MA Programme: Smart Nano-microsystems for
Environment Technologies and Nano-micro Technologies
Faculty of Letters, History and Theology
Department of Romanian Studies
Department of Modern Languages
CONTACT
Bd-ul Pârvan, Nr 4, 300115
Tel./Fax: 0256-592.164
www.litere.uvt.ro
Top 150 QS Ranking – subject: Modern Languages
Faculty of Mathematics and Informatics
CONTACT
Bd-ul Pârvan, Nr 4, 300115
Tel./Fax: 0256-592.108
Department of Mathematics
Department of Computer Science
www.math.uvt.ro
Supercomputer Blue Gene
Faculty of Music and Theatre
CONTACT
Bd-ul Piața Libertății, Nr. 1
300077
Tel./Fax: 0256-592.650 (4)
www.muzica.uvt.ro
Department of Acting
Department of Music
Graduates performing for the Vienna Opera
Faculty of Sociology and Psychology
CONTACT
Bd-ul Pârvan, Nr 4, 300223
Tel./Fax: 0256-592.320
(134)
Department of Sociology
Department of Psychology
Department of Social Assistance
Department of Educational Sciences
www.socio.uvt.ro
MA Programme: Organisational and Occupational Health
Psychlogy - recognition from “European Academy of
Occupational Health Psychology” and “Society for
Occupational Health Psychology”
Faculty of Political Sciences, Philosophy and
Communication Sciences
CONTACT
Department of Philosophy and Communication Sciences
Department of Politology
Bd-ul Pârvan, Nr 4, 300223
Tel./Fax: 0256-592.320
(282)
www.pfc.uvt.ro
Opportunities for students to participate in International
Conferences
“Eugen Todoran” Central University Library
The Central University Library is situated in the immediate vicinity
of UVT, being the main research centre for our students. It hosts
over 1 million units, organised into book collections, periodicals,
audio-video material etc. Almost 300 000 of these units are
registered in the library’s electronic catalogue : www.bcut.ro.
Also, the library offers access to over 50 000 journals and
specialised electronic material all over the world. With the help of
a reader's card, books can be borrowed at home or consulted on
the spot, since the library offers over 1000 places for study
(headquarters and 8 subsidiaries).
QS Rankings
 In 2013 UVT entered TOP 800 QS World University Rankings; singular
achievement in the West part of the country; on national level only two
more universities managed to enter TOP 800 QS Ranking.
 In 2015 UVT was in TOP 700 QS World University Rankings.
 TOP 500 QS World University Rankings: 55 partner universities for Erasmus
and 22 partner universities for bilateral agreements.
 In 2014 UVT was the only Romanian university in TOP 200 QS World
University Rankings by subject: Modern Languages.
 In 2015 UVT ranked in TOP 150 QS World University Rankings by subject:
Modern Languages.
Traditionally International
 Over 300 university partners from all over the world.
 Mobility for hundreds of students and staff (academic or administrative)
 International academic acknowledgement – over 100 bilateral agreements and
over 295 partner universities in the framework of the Erasmus+ Programme.
 13 foreign language taught programmes
 2014-2015: 9 foreign lecturers
450 international students
Erasmus Incoming: 98 students, 60 staff members
Erasmus Outgoing: 238 students, 100 staff members
5% international students
Aspects of the internationalization process at
West University of Timișoara
A Bottom-Up Internationalization Strategy
“Internationalization, equity and academic management for qualitative higher education
(IEMU)”
Common grounds to build up internationalization at WUT
 Implementing new mobility programmes for students and staff
(teaching and training) in order to secure an important position in an
increasingly globalized academic world (outgoing and incoming
students and staff are our best ambassadors)
Developing the WUT international graduate school based on our foreign
language taught programmes
 Fostering the creation of double and joint degrees
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Institutional framework:
Rector
Pro-Rector for International Relations and Institutional Communication
Department of International Relations
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Faculty level consultations with teaching staff
Talking about internationalization in the university
Performing internationalization in the university
 The importance of acknowledging differences and common goals
between the 11 faculties in terms of international dimensions of
education and research
 Fostering internationalization through interdisciplinarity
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Good practice exampleIncreasing the number of Erasmus mobilities
Erasmus bilateral agreements
300
290
280
270
300
295
260
273
250
258
240
230
2011-2012
2012-2013
2013-2014
2014-2015
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ERASMUS OUTGOING
180
70
Erasmus SMS
160
60
140
50
120
40
100
168
30
119
45
118
20
40
10
20
0
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9
2011-2012
0
2011-2012
60
50
40
30
20
10
0
68
146
80
60
Erasmus SMP
2012-2013
2013-2014
41
37
2013-2014
2014-2015
2014-2015
Erasmus STA
60
2012-2013
50
60
50
40
30
20
10
0
Erasmus STT
60
36
50
14
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ERASMUS INCOMING
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Erasmus SMS
100
90
4
80
3,5
70
3
60
2,5
50
80
40
83
Erasmus SMP
4,5
91
98
5
5
2
3
1,5
30
3
1
20
0,5
10
0
0
2011-2012
2012-2013
2013-2014
2014-2015
2011-2012
2012-2013
2013-2014
2014-2015
Erasmus STA
45
20
40
18
35
16
14
30
12
25
20
Erasmus STT
40
33
43
34
10
17
19
8
15
6
10
4
5
2
0
0
2011-2012
2012-2013
2013-2014
2014-2015
7
0
2011-2012
2012-2013
2013-2014
2014-2015
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Means of increasing Erasmus mobilities
• Involving all the stakeholders:
Former Erasmus-outgoing students
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Means of increasing Erasmus mobilities
• Involving all the stakeholders:
Current Erasmus incoming students
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Means of increasing Erasmus mobilities
• Presentations about the Erasmus programme
At University level
At faculty level
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Means of increasing Erasmus mobilities
• Very good collaboration with Erasmus Student Network (ESN) Timișoara
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Means of increasing Erasmus mobilities
• Various promotional materials and a visual identity
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Means of increasing Erasmus mobilities
Erasmus Staff Training Week at UVT, first edition 7-11 April 2014
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Means of increasing Erasmus mobilities
Erasmus Staff Training Week at UVT, second edition 20-24 April 2015
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Joining international networks and associations
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http://uvt.ro
https://www.facebook.com/uvtromania
www.ri.uvt.ro
https://www.facebook.com/international.uvt
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