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University Babes-Bolyai

3.7 out of 5 (37 ratings / 28 reviews) Cluj-Napoca, Romania
Babes-Bolyai University has become in time an emblem of success for Cluj and for the entire country. It is a dynamic and constructive institution well integrated into society and oriented towards future, a future which it can design, prepare and build. 

Bachelor's programmes

Business & Management (1)
Natural Sciences & Mathematics (1)



1959 marks the merging process of the Romanian University in Cluj with the Hungarian University. The new institution was called Babes-Bolyai University and included six faculties at the time of its creation: Faculty of Mathematics and Physics, Faculty of Chemistry, Faculty of Natural Sciences and Geography, Faculty of Philology, Faculty of Law, Faculty of History and Philosophy.


  • Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science
  • Faculty of Physics
  • Faculty of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering
  • Faculty of Biology and Geology
  • Faculty of Geography
  • Faculty of Environmental Science and Engineering
  • Faculty of Law
  • Faculty of Letters
  • Faculty of History and Philosophy
  • Faculty of Sociology and Social Work
  • Faculty of Psychology and Educational Sciences
  • Faculty of Economics and Business Administration
  • Faculty of European Studies
  • Faculty of Business
  • Faculty of Political, Administrative and Communication Sciences
  • Faculty of Physical Education and Sport
  • Faculty of Orthodox Theology
  • Faculty of Greek-Catholic Theology
  • Faculty of Reformed Theology
  • Faculty of Roman Catholic Theology
  • Faculty of Theatre and Television


Scientific research is a fundamental component of the work of the Babes-Bolyai University and is one of the main criteria for assessing qualifications and assessment of academic performance .

Scientific research underpins the process of higher education, providing training of highly qualified human resources and are, by their teaching , a professional obligation .

According to academic freedom and university autonomy, respecting the rules of ethics and professional deontology , scientific research is free of any restrictions or preconditions.

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ICT services

Computer systems destined to all UBB students, created in the Department of Informatization:

  • Consulting the school trajectory for all students
  • Access to e-mail through accounts created for all the UBB students in the university webpage domain

Student Life

Sports facilities

The Universitas Swimming Complex located in the Iuliu Ha?ieganu Sports Park is part of the sports complex (courts and gyms), owned by the Babes-Bolyai University. It was inaugurated on September 27, 2009 and opened from February 1, 2010 to swimming classes and to the public also.

Student Reviews

Not the best, nor the worst
Anonymous rated 2 out of 5 stars

I would say that the best aspect about this degree were the few teachers that were actually passionate about their subjects and dedicated when it came to helping students learn new things. However, I would say the overall manner of approach to language studies and translations is lacking and many of the courses were unfortunately not intriguing, practical or interesting. I...

Truly enriching experience
Anonymous rated 5 out of 5 stars

From the beginning of my studies I knew that I want to goa abroad for one semester. I applied in different programs and city's and Cluj was only the last option because my coordinator recommended it to me. When I arrived I was really insecure and afraid that I made the wrong decision and maybe wouldn't like the stay. But from the beginning of university when I got to know...

The edge of dissapointment
Anonymous rated 3 out of 5 stars

Since i follow a duble degree programme my experience is divided. I used to enjoy a lot the times when I was studying economics, the courses were more interactive and the teachers better prepared. Also during those times I did my Erasmus+ Mobility, for which i am really grateful for the help of my university and for that experience. During the last three semesters we are...

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