About USV

Located in Bukovina, a region in North-Eastern Romania, Stefan cel Mare University of Suceava (www.usv.ro) is an innovative and comprehensive public higher education institution that organizes Bachelor, Master, Doctoral and Postdoctoral programs and conducts scientific research in the fields of Economic Sciences, Technical Sciences, Engineering and IT, Natural Sciences, Humanities and Health.

The first university in Romania in terms of number of patents and inventions over the last decade, USV plays a determinant role in the development and dissemination of scientific knowledge. Since its foundation in 1963, our university has constituted a powerful presence in a city of more than 100.000 inhabitants, decisively contributing to building a modern identity for the local community, in the geopolitical context of regional development and cross-border relations between Romania, Ukraine and the Republic of Moldova.

Over half a century of experience in the service of higher education in Suceava made USV face with enthusiasm and responsibility challenges that generate audacious new projects. It also assumes the role of a gratifying and protective dome where academic performance can be achieved, human models can be formed and moral guidelines can be set. All these values have undoubtedly contributed to the development and empowerment of national spirituality.

USV is a modern institution with 57 years of tradition in higher education. In 2005, the University adopted the principles of the Bologna Declaration and of the Magna Charta Universitatum.

The University is located in the north-eastern part of Romania, in South Bukovina, a region of scenic beauty with a strong focus on values and cultural tradition.

All 10 faculties of our University provide 3-4-year undergraduate (around 46 academic fields) and 2-year master programmes (around 34 academic fields), as well as PhD training in 15 doctoral fields: Business Administration, Computers and Information Technology, Accounting, Economy, Philology, Philosophy, Geography, Materials Engineering, Food Products Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Telecommunications and Information Technologies, Mechanical Engineering, Industrial Engineering, History and Forestry. 

The main objectives of Stefan cel Mare University of Suceava are in accordance with the EU policies in the fields of education and research: to train highly qualified and competent professionals to face global competition, to harmoniously shape the students’ personalities, to encourage creativity and innovation to continuously develop scientific research, to permanently assess the scientific performance of the members of the academic community, as well as to constantly improve the educational and scientific research activities with a view to structural, qualitative and economically successful integration within the European area of higher education.

The University has continuously developed since its foundation. At present, the Campus comprises almost 66.000 square metres of teaching facilities, two sports fields, a synthetic turf athletic field provided with inflatable rooftop and equipped with a lighting system, Astronomic Observatory, as well as a Swimming and Kinesitherapy Complex, a hunting lodge at Șipoțel and a Centre for Continuous Education in Vatra Dornei. The University provides accommodation for over 1150 students in 6 residential facilities at European standards.

We trust that a visit to Bukovina and a tour of our University will help you rediscover the values of an authentic life-style based on liberty, knowledge, morality, tolerance, responsibility and excellency.

Vivat Alma Mater Sucevensis!