The NATIONAL UNIVERSITY OF PHYSICAL EDUCATION AND SPORTS (UNEFS) of Bucharest was established by the Law on Physical Education promulgated on 15 June 1923
It was the 10th institution of this kind in the world and the 5th in Europe.
Currently, the Bucharest UNEFS, a public higher education institution with legal personality, operates based on the Romanian Constitution of 1991
In the European Union classification system, UNEFS is defined as an “A” level education and research institution that brings together all basic areas of scientific knowledge related to man, education, health, culture and society. Study programs are in line with the Bologna Process, and the University has been awarded the Erasmus University Charter, having partnerships with universities from the European area.
At the external evaluations of 2009 and 2017, the ARACIS Council awarded the University a High Degree of Confidence rating.