18-20 Academiei st.
010014, Bucharest, Romania
N 44° 26' 11.01'', E 44° 26' 11.01''
The "Ion Mincu" University of Architecture and Urban Planning continues a long tradition of local architectural higher education, the foundation of which is closely linked with the rise of modern Romania, during the second half of the 19th century. The university offers a dynamic and friendly environment where students are encouraged to learn and think creatively, while also developing a sense of critical thinking, in order to reach their potential for employment in architectural design and urbanism.
-1 staff members (-1 full-time and approx. 0 visiting lecturers and critics).
TEI Student dormitories
All applicants are expected to present a secondary school diploma and to pass an English language proficiency test (which is eliminatory) or to demonstrate an English language qualification at international level B2 or higher by one of the following proficiency certificates: FCE (B2 level), CAE (C1 level), CAMBRIDGE PROFICIENCY (C2 level), TOEFL (score 45), IELTS (band 5 minimum), ECL (B2, C1, C2 level), FIDES (B2, C1, C2 level). The candidates should be able to describe and comment architecture related images.
All applicants should pass a qualification test focused on drawing skills and basic competences in the field of study. The test will be held in English. Admission exams are scheduled for July and September.
Several subsidized seats are allocated for national and EU students. There are also additional seats for self-supported fee-based students. The tuition fee is the same as for national students.
Non-EU nationals are usually accepted only as fee-based students (except for special situation based on inter-governmental agreements). They can also apply for study grants and scholarships offered by the Romanian Government.
The tuition fees for the 2022-2023 academic year are as follows:
EU students – 7000 RON (about 1600 euros) / year
Non-EU students – 3500 euro
Doctoral studies:5.500 euro / year
extension of the 3rd year in the Doctoral studies: 4.500 euro / year
Admission exams are scheduled for July and September.
Bachelor, Architecture , 6 years, english,
Bachelor, Architectural Conservation and Restoration, 3 years, romanian,
Bachelor, Urban Planning and Territorial Management, 3 years, romanian,
Bachelor, Urban Design and Planning, 4 years, romanian,
Bachelor, Landscape Design and Planning, 4 years, romanian,
Bachelor, Interior Architecture, 5 years, romanian,
Bachelor, Product Design, 5 years, romanian,
Bachelor, Furniture and Interior Design, 3 years, romanian,
Master, Urban Planning and Public Policies, romanian,
Master, Territorial Planning and Regional Development, 2 years, romanian,
Master, Urban Management for Competitive Cities, 2 years, romanian,
Master, Urban Mobility, 2 years, romanian,
Master, Urban Design, 2 years, romanian,
Master, Landscape and Territory, 2 years, romanian,
PhD, Architecture, 3 years, romanian,
PhD, Urban Planning, 3 years, romanian,
The curriculum of each academic year is structured over 2 semester, including a tuition and an examination at the end of each semester, provided by Theoretical and Studio work departments.
The last year of studies includes a semester of architectural and/or urban design practice in a studio or in a research structure, in Romania or abroad.
The title of architect or urban planner is obtained after a final theoretical exam (dissertation) and a diploma project.
The dissertation is brought before a Jury of professors from university. For the Faculty of Architecture and Faculty of Interior Architecture, the diploma-project examination is the task of an International Diploma Jury, composed of members of the faculty and architects who practice in the international space.
Faculty of Architecture
Architecture (integrated Bachelor’s and Master’s degree) – romanian / 6 years
Architecture (integrated Bachelor’s and Master’s degree) – english / 6 years
Architectural Conservation and Restoration / 3 years
Faculty of Urban Planning
Urban Planning and Territorial Management / 3 years
Urban Design and Planning / 4 years
Landscape Design and Planning / 4 years
Faculty of Interior Architecture
Interior Architecture / 5 years
Product Design / 5 years
Furniture and Interior Design / 3 years
The architectural programme offers an integrated Bachelor’s and Master’s degree in 6 years of study.
The university offers the following Master’s programmes for Architecture/Urbanism Bachelor’s graduates:
Faculty of Urban Planning:
– Urban Planning and Public Policies
– Territorial Planning and Regional Development
– Urban Management for Competitive Cities
– Urban Mobility
– Urban Design
– Landscape and Territory