“Petru Maior” University of Targu Mures, part of Romania’s education system, is a state institution for higher education and scientific research. The two components of its activity are kept in a balance under a quantitative and qualitative aspect, in relatively equal proportion. The teaching staff, the researchers and the administrative staff is focused upon providing the qualitative parameters that allow the transformation of our institution from a regional university into a university of national character.

       International cooperation represents a major priority at "Petru Maior" University, materialized in policies and programs created in accordance with the Bologna Declaration of 1999, with the Romanian legislation and the academic autonomy principles. The University is a member of the IAU, EUA, AUF, EPUF, adhering to the Magna Charta of European Universities, signed at Bologna, in September 2005. The participation of "Petru Maior" University of Targu Mures to the European Programs for higher education like TEMPUS, ERASMUS, LEONARDO DA VINCI, JEAN MONNET, knew a significant growth every year, with positive results in education quality, as well as a relevant growth of the scientific research contracts. We are encouraging and promoting participation to mobility programs, academic exchanges and industrial placements, intensive programs and curricular development.  

    All the activities performed within the International Programs are supported by mutual agreements signed beforehand with universities from Austria, Belgium, France, Italy, Great Britain, Hungary, Ireland, Greece, Spain, Holland, Denmark, Turkey, Norway, Bulgaria, Poland, Slovakia.

The university has, in its structure, three faculties, each with distinct departments:

  • The Faculty of Engineering, with two departments: the Department of Management and Industrial Engineering, and the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computers;
  • The Faculty of Sciences and Letters, with three departments: the Informatics Department, the History and International Relations Department, and the Philology Department;
  • The Faculty of Economics, Juridical and Administrative Sciences, with three departments: the Department of Management-Economics, the Department of Finance-Accounting, and the Department of Juridical and Administrative Disciplines.

Students benefit of free access in all laboratories and free internet access. Some of the university’s laboratories are: Computer Science; Descriptive Geometry & Technical Drawing; Computer Graphics; Computer Assisted Design; Automation Equipment; Fluid Mechanics & Hydraulic Equipment; Electric Conductors; Power Electronics; Cutting Tools; Machine Tools; Basics in Generating Surfaces; Cold Pressing Technology; Machine-Building Technology; Non-Conventional Technologies; Heat Treatments; Strength of Materials; Mechanical Vibrations; Study of Materials; Machine Elements and Mechanisms; Tribology; Measuring and Transducers; Electro-Techniques; Electronics; Electronic Microscopy; Chemistry; Technical  Control; Construction of Devices; Hydro - Pneumatic Drives; Electrical Systems; Electrical Equipment; Electrical Protection; Electrical Networks; Use of Electrical Energy.

The university has and encourages the functioning of several research centres:

  • “Advanced Technologies for Assisted Design and Manufacturing”;
  • “Energy and Electrotechnologies Management”;
  • The Centre for Literary Criticism and History: Modernity and Post-modernity in the Romanian Literature of the 20th Century;
  • The Scientific Research Centre of Romanian Elites;
  • The Research Centre for Computer Science;
  • The Research Centre for Economics;
  • The Research Centre “Optimizing the Performance of Organizations”;
  • The Research Centre for Applied Linguistics and Cultural Studies;
  • The Research Centre for Law and Socio-Humanistic Sciences;
  • The Research Centre for Urbanism and Public Policies.