About UTCN


Cluj-Napoca, Romania


A modern, diverse and complex HE institution with a well-defined identity, actively involved in the local, regional and national ecosystem, recognized and appreciated as a provider of high quality of education, research, artistic creation, technology transfer and innovation.

TUCN offers a wide range of subjects, from engineering to architecture, fundamental sciences, social sciences and arts, at Bachelor, Master and PhD level.


  • 1920 : Industrial College established in Cluj-Napoca
  • 1948 : The college is renamed as Polytechnic Institute
  • 1992 : The institute is renamed as Technical University (TUCN)
  • 2011 : TUCN merge with the North University Baia Mare

TUCN Key Figures

  • 22.000+ full time students (Bachelor/Master/PhD)
  • 900+ academic staff
  • 750+ non-academic staff
  • 180+ study programs (Bachelor/Master/PhD)
  • 12 faculties
  • 80+ research units
  • 2 main campuses and 4 subsidiaries
  • 5.000+ accommodation places and 3 canteens

Main themes

Digital education

Development of digital skills, as well as the promotion and widespread use of educational technologies into a way that facilitates collaborative learning, multi-campus education and broadens the international reach.


Strengthen the international dimension to generate sustainable partnerships and increase cross-border exchanges of academics, students, administrative staff and knowledge in education, research, innovation and artistic creation, while promoting the European common values and spirit.

Research development

Stimulating an open, collaborative, critical and committed institutional environment for all types of research in “multidisciplinary key areas", through encouraging the members of the university to broaden their perspective and bring new innovative ideas in close collaboration with national/international partners from academia, industry and the public sector.
Date of update 12 mai 2023