Universitatea Babeș-Bolyai

College & Education

Europe, Romania, Cluj-Napoca

The Babeș-Bolyai University (UBB—Universitatea Babeș-Bolyai, Hungarian: Babeș-Bolyai Tudományegyetem) in Cluj-Napoca is an university in Romania. With almost 50,000 students, the university offers 105 specialisations, of which there are 105 in Romanian, 67 in Hungarian, 17 in German, and 5 in English. The university was named after prominent scientists from Transylvania, Romanian bacteriology scientist Victor Babeș and the Hungarian mathematician János Bolyai. In the most recently ranking Babes-Bolyai University was ranked number 1 University in Romania in 2009 by Capital. BBU is followed by University of Bucharest which is the second and by Transilvania University which is placed 3rd. In the top Quacquarelli Symonds (known from The Times Higher Education Supplement), the University Babeș-Bolyai was placed in 2009 on the position 601+, being thus among best 1000 universities of the world. This is the second place of a Romanian university in the QS top, being preceded by the University of Bucharest on the position 501-600.