Having its roots in the “School for Land Surveyors” and in the “The School of Bridges, Roads and Mines” founded in Bucharest in 1818 and 1867, respectively, UTCB’s actual basic structure was established in 1948. It is the only Romanian university entirely devoted to education in civil engineering and the related fields, having a long history of successful contributions in Romanian research and education.

With a competitive and well recognised academic staff, UTCB is a major actor in higher education, research, consultancy, and design codes regulations.

Following the institutional evaluation performed by the Romanian Agency for Quality Assurance in Higher Education (ARACIS) – member of ENQA, UTCB received a High Confidence Rating.