Between the 4th  and 6th of  May 2017, the Technical University of Cluj-Napoca hosted the meeting of the rectors of the largest technical universities in the country, gathered in the Romanian Alliance of Technical Universities (ARUT). Founding members of this alliance are the Polytechnic University of Bucharest, the Polytechnic University of Timisoara, the "Gheorghe Asachi" Technical University of Iasi, the Technical University of Civil Engineering of Bucharest and the Technical University of Cluj-Napoca.