Study in Romania

If you want to study in Romania, then you need to know which of its universities are right for you. Times Higher Education World University Rankings take the top institutions in the world, and look at their performance across all of their core objectives: teaching, research, knowledge transfer and international outlook.

Romania has 5 universities in the overall Times Higher Education World University Rankings. The highest-ranking university in Romania is Babeş-Bolyai University, which is ranked at number 601–800.

Choosing where to study for a degree in Romania is one of the biggest decisions you will ever make. THE’s student resources are here to help you make the right choice, particularly if you want to study abroad. Explore the universities of Romania below - we’ve pulled together some information that we hope will help you to decide where to study.

Use the map to see where Romania’s top universities are located, and if any institutions are of particular interest, you can click on their name, or the “explore” button, to find out more. We’ve also pulled in information about how much Romania is investing in its higher education, and also how many people live there.

Our World University Rankings were founded in 2004 and our data are trusted by governments and universities across the world.

Top universities in Romania

UniversityRank*
Babeş-Bolyai University601–800th
Alexandru Ioan Cuza University801–1000th
University of Bucharest801–1000th
Universitatea de Medicina si Farmacie "Gr.T.Popa" Iasi801–1000th
West University of Timişoara801–1000th
*University's current rank in the overall World University Rankings

View the World University Rankings 2018

Statistics about Romania

  • Expenditure on education out of total expenditure 9.24%
  • Of which, on higher education 21.65%
  • Enrollment rate in higher education 53.22%
  • Population 19,705,301
  • Unemployment 6.42%
  • Annual GDP 4.82%
Data source: The World Bank