The members of the Romanian Alliance of Technical Universities - ARUT, which comprises the most important technical universities in Romania officially represented by the rectors and competent pro-rectors, met during the period 04-06 May 2017 in a working meeting at the Technical University of Cluj - Napoca. Representatives of the Ministry of National Education and ARACIS were also invited as guest speakers. There were analyzed topics related to the technical higher education system in view of the elaboration of a new "National Education Law", the research in technical universities, the implementation of the new "ARACIS Standards", the positioning of the technical universities towards the possible criteria / methodologies for classifying the universities and the internationalization of ARUT.