The University of Piteşti (UPIT) is a public institution since 1962, member of the national higher education system in Romania. The University is organized into 11 faculties: Faculty of Science, Faculty of Letters, Faculty of Mechanics and Technology, Faculty of Electronics, Communications and Computers, Faculty of Orthodox Theology, Faculty of Economics, Faculty of Physical Education and Sport, Faculty of Mathematics and Informatics, Faculty of Social and Human Sciences, Faculty of Education Sciences, Faculty of Law and Administration. The 23 departments of the University manage a total of 59 undergraduate programmes and 50 master degree programmes. The third cycle of university studies, i.e. the PhD and the postdoctoral studies, is organized in 5 doctoral schools and 9 doctoral domains. Undergraduate training is conducted in two forms: full-time education (54 programmes) and part-time education (5 programmes).
The current number of students enrolled at UPIT is 12,258, of which 9,588 for undergraduate programmes, 2,527 for master degree programmes, and 143 for doctoral programmes. UPIT’s human resource consists of 433 tenured teachers, 135 auxiliary employees and 60 non-academic employees. The permanent academic staff consists of 58 full professors, 80 associate professors, 225 lecturers, 62 assistant lecturers and 8 junior teaching assistants.