Top Universities in Romania

Following are some of the top ranking universities in Romania:

University of Bucharest
- It is generally considered to be the country’s leading educational and research institution.
- Degrees awarded by the University of Bucharest are recognised in most countries. It is one of the most important centres of scientific research in the country.
- In 2000, the University of Bucharest has received the Diploma of Excellence offered by the Ministry of Education.
- Placed among the top 600 universities in the world (QS World University Rankings™ 2009). In addition it is ranked 288th globally for Natural Sciences.

Alexandru Ioan Cuza University of Iasi
- It is the oldest higher education institution in Romania.
- Alexandru Ioan Cuza University of Iasi became the first student-centered university in Romania, once the Bologna Process was implemented.
- The University is a member of some of the most important university networks and associations: the Coimbra Group, EUA - European University Association, Utrecht Network, International Association of Universities, University Agency of Francophony and the Network of Francophone Universities (RUFAC).
- In 2008, for the third year in a row, the University was placed first in the national research ranking compiled on the basis of Shanghai criteria.
- It is ranked No. 1 in Romania in the Webometrics Ranking 2010.

Babes-Bolyai University
- The Babes-Bolyai University from Cluj-Napoca is a public higher education institution of research and permanent training.
- It was ranked number 1 University in Romania in 2009 by Capital (http://www.capital.ro/articol/exclusiv-topul-universitatilor-din-romania-125346.html).

University Ranking in Romania (Top 5 list)
1 Alexandru Ioan Cuza University
2 University Politechnica of Bucharest
3 University of Bucharest
4 University Babes Bolyai
5 Gheorghe Asachi Technical University
Source: Webometrics Ranking, January 2010

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