At 10 years after the implementation of the Bologna cycle in the technical higher education system
Members of the Romanian Technical Technological Alliance (ARUT), represented by the relevant rectors and vice-rectors, met on October 28, 2016, at a working meeting at the Politehnica University of Timisoara. Strategic aspects regarding the conditions and perspectives of the technical higher education were analyzed in the context of the "National Strategy for Tertiary Education in Romania 2015 - 2020", as well as the current problems faced by the Romanian universities.
Founding members ARUT occupy leading positions in the SCIMAGOIR 2016 classification of Romanian university institutions
Four of the five founding universities of the Romanian Alliance of Technical Universities (ARUT) are among the top 10 universities in Romania, according to SCImago Institutions Rankings for 2016.
ARUT welcomes the financial and fiscal measures provided by the Emergency Ordinance of the 28th of June 2016
Last week, The Romanian Alliance of Technical Universities brought to the attention of the Government through an open letter the difficulties and risks that the higher education system is currently facing. The addition of a new point to Article 60 of Law no. 227/2015 whereby individuals are exempted from paying the income tax "for income from salaries and assimilated to salaries under Art. 76, para. (1) to (3) as a result of the development of applied research and / or technological development research "is a necessary and welcomed measure.
The establishment of the first alliance of technical universities in Romania
The leaders of the highest ranked technical universities in the country - Polytechnic University of Bucharest, Polytechnic University of Timisoara, Technical University of Cluj-Napoca, "Gheorghe Asachi" Technical University of Iasi and the Technical University of Civil Engineering in Bucharest - set up on Friday, June 24, 2016, The Romanian Alliance of Technical Universities (ARUT).
The universities associated to The Romanian Alliance of Technical Universities (ARUT)- POLITEHNICA University of Bucharest (UPB), Polytechnic University of Timisoara (UPT), Technical University of Cluj Napoca (UTC), "Gheorghe Asachi" Technical University of Iasi (UTI) of Constructions Bucharest (UTCB) - constituted on June 24, 2015, bring to the Government's attention to the fact that education policies - especially those in the field of higher education - created major imbalances in the education system and were introduced without proper consultation of the relevant institutions with very serious risks for the near future of the national economy and education.