University Politehnica of Bucharest

UPB is a public funded higher education institution founded in 1818 being the oldest and the largest technical university in Romania.
It is committed to excellence in research and teaching, interdisciplinary education with strong links with companies and scientific institutions across the world. UPB creates leaders, promotes innovators and encourages entrepreneurs. The 15 faculties and 50 research centers provides an challenging environment for research and education of 28.760 students, 1.392 faculty and 1.303 administrative staff.

The ETIG – E&T Innovation Group promotes the European principles and values in the field of education through innovative approaches and technologies. ETIG’s mission is centred on promoting innovation within E&T systems with special regards to the technology enhanced teaching and learning and social responsibility. ETIG develops research projects at regional, national, and European level in the following areas: distance learning technologies, virtual mobility within higher education, university social responsibility benchmarking and implementation/improvement strategies, observation of education systems, policies and innovation, adaptive hypermedia and intelligent tutoring systems, production of eLearning content and software.

The Career Guidance and Counseling Center (CCOC) of University “Politehnica” of Bucharest has gained a decade of career counseling expertise for potential/current students and alumni. The C.C.O.C. provides integrated consultancy and counseling services to assist both education and career choice according to the individual psychological profile, career interests, abilities, and labor market prospects. Besides, a major goal is to integrate social responsibility dimension throughout activities. Completing four European Social Fund projects, the CCOC work has acknowledged the development of social responsibility among students community.