8 Top Ranked Universities in Romania

Top Universities in Romania

Where do you find the best universities in the world? Well, pretty much anywhere - including Romania! Cool, huh? In Romania you can find plenty of top-ranked universities that take their rightful place next to some of the biggest international university names out there.

Romania's universities, colleges, medical schools, engineering schools, and law schools are highly respected and well-known in the education and academic communities, and they continue to offer prestigious Bachelor's, Master's, and Ph.D programmes for smart, driven adventurers like you. Feel free to choose from some of the most competitive degrees in the best universities in Romania.

Top Ranked Universities on ShortCoursesPortal

Universities Times Higher Education Ranking (2018) Shanghai Jiao Tong University Ranking QS Rankings (2018) Best Global Universities Rankings (2018)
601 - 801 583
801 - 801 1042
801 - 701 753
801 - 801 -
- - - 730
- - - 1095
- - - 1111
- - - 1140
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Ranking Explained

World University Rankings created by Times Higher Education takes into account the reputation of research done by universities and how often papers produced by universities were quoted around the world.

Academic Ranking of World Universities offered by Shanghai Jiao Tong University focuses on the number of award-winning scientists, most cited researchers from the listed universities, and their contribution to the scientific community.

QS Rankings created by TopUniversities.com surveys a large number of academic experts about the reputation of universities and also measures the quality of teaching.

Best Global Universities Rankings created by USNews.com analyses university graduation rates and how many students remain enrolled in their second year of studies. It also surveys university representatives on the performance of universities.


Romania is the ninth largest country of the European Union, has the RON as currency and Bucharest as capital. Member of the former communist block, Romania has transitioned to democracy after the 1989 revolution. It has Romanian as official language, a latin-based language, in spite of the slavic-language majority of the neighbouring countries.