Brief description of Aurel Vlaicu University of Arad
Type: State University/Accredited
Established: 1972 (institute)/ 1990 (university)
Rector: Prof. Dr. Ramona Lile
Total number of students: 8599
Number of teachers: 225
Number of faculties: 9 (with 44 specializations bachelor, 24 master programs and 2 doctoral fields);
Number of departments: 19
Number of institutes: 4
Floor area of education: 47 903 m2
Address: B-dul Revoluţiei no. 77, 310130 Arad, Romania, P. O. BOX 2/158 AR
Tel: 0040-257-283010; Fax 0040-257-280070
The "Aurel Vlaicu" University of Arad is a state higher education institution continuing the tradition of university education in the Arad area which started with the:
- Theology Institute (1822),
- The Livestock and Veterinary Medicine Faculty (1947),
- The Engineering Institute (1972).
The University "Aurel Vlaicu" has developed, year after year, new specializations, with new faculties, which meet the terms of quality standards. The academic year 2009/2010 marks the establishment of the Faculty of Design and the specializations: psychology, computer science, economics, marketing, and fashion and fashion design. Thus the beginning of academic year UAV has: 9 departments, 38 specialties license, 19 Master programs, field IOSUD (Institution organizing PhD studies) in Philology, 12 departments.
A fundamental dimension of higher education is the scientific research. In the 2008-2009 academic year scientific research has accelerated in comparison with previous years. It can be underlined that in 2008 UAV submitted in 9 international research projects and 7 national research projects. Of these, 8 international projects and 5 international projects have won.