A Prestigious Knowledge Hub
Bucharest University of Economic Studies (BUES/ASE) was founded in 1913 and is
one of the largest universities in Romania and the only one specializing in
Economics and Business.
the knowledge triple helix, education-research-innovation, ASE aims to cover a
wide range of subjects, focusing on maintaining an active position in the
policymaking process in Romania by providing decision-makers with up-to-date
research on issues regarding the current problems faced by the community.
University is constantly making efforts to maintain its centennial tradition of
prestige at a national and international level through collaborations with top
universities and companies, increasing the visibility and impact of scientific
research or increasing the number of international students. These efforts are
noticeable in the constant presence of the Bucharest University of Economic
Studies (ASE) in the major global rankings - Times Higher Education (THE) and
QS World University Rankings.
ASE was included for the fourth consecutive year in the prestigious Times Higher Education Emerging Economies
University Rankings 2022.
thus claims the best position ever obtained by a Romanian university in the
last 30 years in such a prestigious international ranking globally.
University ranks 157th out of over 900 universities in emerging economies that
reported ranking data, a significant increase over positions obtained in
previous years. It remains first among the Romanian universities in this
University of Economic Studies is ranked in the 2022 Times Higher Education
World University Rankings by subject: ranked 401–500 in Social Sciences,
ranked 601+ in Business and Economics.
ASE remains the best Romanian
university; it ranks 351-400th in the field of Economics according to the
QS World University Ranking by Subjects
ASE maintains in the top 501-550 internationally and in Romania's second place
in the Business and Management subdomain.
Its prestige is also acknowledged
by all the great national and international scientific and political
personalities conferred over time with the degree of Doctor Honoris Causa for
their significant contribution to the development of economic sciences and
economic higher education.
Last but definitely not least, the
prestige of the ASE is given by its network of Alumni, fostering a Romanian (and
not only) economic and business elite. Find our graduates in top governmental
positions, top management positions of multinational companies, or running
impactful organizations and institutions.
A Structure dedicated to Enhancing Skills and Competences
The University has 13 Faculties,
various administrative support structures, and more than 23000 students in
The University runs programs at all
undergraduate, graduate, postgraduate, and doctoral levels. Currently, ASE
offers 3-year Bachelor's programs (except Law - 4 years of Bachelor's) and
2-year Master's programs in foreign languages. Also, the University organizes
three international MBAs in partnership with educational institutions from
Canada, France, and Germany. Moreover, ASE organizes doctoral studies in the
following research areas: Accounting, Business Administration, Cybernetics and
Statistics, Economics, Economic Informatics, Finance, International Business
and Economics, Marketing, Management, and Law.
The University's academic staff are
highly trained professionals, involved in teaching and research activities and
professional activities, with outstanding results at the national and
international levels. Due to the nature of the programs, the academic staff is
constantly exposed to business trends, either via direct involvement in
companies (as practitioners) or through collaborations in projects and case
ASE's existing book collections
(both on paper and digital) represent the necessary resources for the learning,
education, research, and professional development activities undertaken by its
students, academic staff, and researchers.
A Location in
proximity to the business world, suitable for a full student life
With its main campus in the
Bucharest city center, ASE is taking the pulse of the city and, through it, of
the country. Bucharest is the country's main political and administrative center.
Here, you may find the Presidency, the Parliament, the Government, financial
and commercial institutions and banks, and cultural and educational
As the capital city of Romania,
Bucharest has an enormous historical and cultural legacy, observable throughout
the city. We recommend you visit the art museums and galleries, the parks, and
do not forget that you are just a couple of hours away from both mountainside
and seaside. Just a note that Bucharest is turning into a venue for coffee enthusiasts,
with a range of specialty coffee shops, much needed during the exam sessions.
Getting around the city is easy if
you go beyond the ASE campus (easily accessible on foot). Bucharest has an
extensive public transport system, including an underground urban railway
transport, a surface transport system, and private taxicab companies, and
students benefit from free transportation.