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Babes-Bolyai University

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  • SIZE> 12,000 students

  • AGEMature

  • STATUS Private

  • RESEARCH High

  • FOCUS Comprehensive

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The University of Cluj was founded through prolonged efforts and repeated attempts to establish an institution for higher education studies in Transylvania, which was an attractive area for the Western Europeans and an arena of religious and, later on, political fights, in the context of the history of our continent. This evolution was initiated in 1567 with the intention of prince Ioan Sigismund to establish an academy of studies in Sebes (Alba), but it firstly materialized through the initiative of Stefan Bathory in 1581 of laying the foundations (following the establishment of universities in Bratislava, Buda and Tarnovo) of a college in Cluj under the rule of the Jesuits and appointing the Italian Antonio Possevino as rector. This college was later closed down, and the protestants and the Unitarians set the bases of other colleges: in 1692 Gabriel Bethlen established the Calvinist college in Alba Iulia, with a theology, philosophy and language studies profile, this college being run by Alstedt. The Catholics took the initiative again and established, in 1688, an academy in Cluj under the rule of the Jesuits. In an effort of achieving confessional reconciliation, in 1776, Empress Maria Theresa founded a university in German in Cluj. But...
701+
2014
701+
2015
701+
2016
151-200
2015
101-150
2016
201-250
2017
  • 60.5
    Academic Reputation
  • 66.5
    Employer Reputation
41
2015
36
2016
EECA University Rankings
  • 73.90
    Overall Score
  • 90.3
    Academic Reputation
  • 84.9
    Employer Reputation
  • 100
    Faculty Staff with PhD
  • 85.3
    Papers per Faculty
  • 86.5
    Citations per Paper
  • 8.8
    International Faculty
  • 63.1
    Web Impact
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Number of academic faculty staff

In total
1,671
International
19

Number of students

37,467
Postgraduate 26%
Undergraduate 74%

Number of international students

860
Postgraduate 28%
Undergraduate 72%
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