Babes-Bolyai University is a dynamic, but also traditional institution, with deep roots in Central Europe and strong international academic ties. Its origins date back to 1581, which makes it the oldest institution of higher education in Romania.
It is the largest Romanian university (approximately 45.000 students and 1.700 faculty staff ), situated at the confluence of the Eastern and Western cultures. As an academic public institution, its aim is to promote and sustain the development of specific cultural components within the local, regional, national and international community.
The University lays considerable stress on foreign language skills and on educational programmes in widely spoken languages, therefore it provides a wide range of internationally competitive BA, MA and Ph.D. programmes in English, French or Italian.