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“Aurel Vlaicu” University of Arad included in the 2020 University Metaranking


The Romanian association of foreign and domestic researchers - AD Astra – has issued its ranking
of Romanian universities. Out of the 97 private and public domestic universities only 28 have been
included in the 2020 University Metaranking; i.e. those universities with international visibility which
have also been included in the 11 international rankings taken into account.

Out of the 28 Romanian universities included, the public university from Arad ranks 12 th alongside
other 9 universities: Lucian Blaga University of Sibiu, the University of Oradea, Ștefan cel Mare
University of Suceava, the University of Agronomic Sciences and Veterinary Medicine of
Bucharest, Ovidius University of Constanța, the University of Pitești, the University of Medicine and
Pharmacy of Craiova, the Petroleum-Gas University of Ploieşti and the Technical University of Civil
Engineering Bucharest.

The first three positions are occupied by the same institutions as last year: Babeș Bolyai University
of Cluj Napoca, the University of Bucharest and the Politehnica University of Bucharest.

“We are glad to have been included in AD Astra`s university ranking. It is very important for a
university to be included in international rankings as well as to obtain international visibility in the
academic environment. We will continue to foster academic research for the results obtained by
our research teams are factors that boost AVU`s position in international university rankings”
declared AVU`s Rector, Prof. PhD. Ramona LILE.