Transilvania University of Brasov

Brasov, Romania

Empfohlene Studiengänge: TM, HM, WMM, IBIS, MIBM

About the University

Transilvania University of Brasov ranks among the top 10 universities in Romania. It was founded in 1940 as “Academy of Commercial Studies”. It caters to about 20,000 students in the fields of business, social sciences, engineering and information technology. It is the largest university in the central part of Romania, being a comprehensive university, with 18 faculties.

The Faculty of Economic Sciences and Business Administration is the largest of these 18 faculties, with around 2,000 registered students. The English-taught Bachelor program of Business Administration runs well for over 12 years already, hosting Romanian and Erasmus students alike.

About the Location

Brasov is a city in the central part of Romania, the most developed region – called Transilvania. With approximately 280,000 residents representing people from diverse ethnicities, it is one of the largest cities in the country. Brasov is a major economic center, including well-known suppliers for the automotive industry, most of which export their entire production to famous brands such as Mercedes, Audi, BMW, Renault, Toyota, etc. Major investors include companies such as Schaeffler, Autoliv, Draexlmaier, Selgros and Miele.

Brasov is a historic city founded in the year 1234 by Saxon colonists (name: Kronstadt) and it is the number one tourist city in Romania (according to the well-known Lonely Planet travel guide). Besides it historical landmarks, the surroundings are formed of mountains and various attractions that invite for hiking in the summer and skiing in the winter, providing excellent leisure opportunities.

Important  Information for Studying at this Partner University

Language(s) of Instruction: English

Semester Dates: Winter Semester: 1st of October until mid February / Summer Semester: late February until start of July --- Full academic calendar available at:

Course Offerings:

Costs: There are no additional tuition costs for studying at Heilbronn University.  Additional costs that must be considered are accommodations, meals, and cost of living.

Student Life

Student Housing: Usually most exchange students are accommodated in the hall of residence. The monthly rent is around 100 € there. If you wish to stay anywhere else, there are apartments for rent in the city, at around 250 – 350€.

Student Support: Transilvania University of Brasov provides a beginner course of Romanian language to assist exchange students in getting accustomed and integrated into the exchange experience. Additional Information:

Students with Disabilities: The International Office will support and advise students with disabilities - for all types of disability, regardless of whether physical, mental or other limitations make studying more difficult for the student. (

Environmental Impact of Studying Abroad

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