"Constantin Brancusi" University of Targu-Jiu (UCB) was founded in 1992 by Government Decision no. 288/15 June 1992 and it is situated in the center of Tg-Jiu city, in the area near Central Park of the town. Nowadays, our University offers a complex material and completely modernized base: seven buildings as places of education, 2 students' hostels with 120 places of accommodation, lecture/classrooms modern equipped, a distance e-learning platform, library with 5 lecture rooms which has 120000 tomes from all the scientific domains, a recreation centre for students, a gymnasium, playing fields, a recreational chalet in Rânca holiday resort. Currently, our University has 2924 students, 5 components, 2 departments and a college:
-The Faculty of Engineering and Sustainable Development consists of two departments: the Department of Automation, Energy, Environment and Sustainable Development (AEDD) and the Department of Engineering and Management of Technological Systems (IMST);
-Faculty of Economics consists of two departments: Department of Management, Marketing and Business Administration and the Department of Finance and Accounting;
-The Faculty of International Relations, Law and Administrative Sciences (currently, this faculty was divided into The Faculty of Educational Sciences and Public Management - FSEMP - and the Faculty of Juridical Sciences - FSJ): FSEMP consisting of two departments: The Department of Letter and Educational Science and the Department of Political and Administrative Science; FSJ consisting of one department: the Department of Juridical Sciences and Judicial Career);
-The Faculty of Medical Sciences and Behavioral;
-The Department of Teacher Training;
-The Department for Distance Learning and Life Long Education;
-UCB College with 5 specialization: Analyst Programmer,
Nursing, Conferences, congresses, fairs and exhibitions Organizer,
Electro-energetic tehnician, CNC machine operator technician.
The reason for study in our University is that UCB offers young people the opportunity of choosing various study programs in accordance with the specific requirements of the labor market in South-West region of Oltenia. The significant efforts made for the diversification of education were combined with those for the development of the material, institutional infrastructure and of human resources to ensure competitive and qualitative requirements relative to European standards. Furthermore,UCB aims to create opportunities for the professional development of its students, to carry out research activities of high performance, to perform in teaching innovation.
The students and the graduates have the possibility to get jobs in companies or corporations in Gorj county. These companies are: Oltenia Energy Corporation, Artego, Mirfo, Grimex, INMELCON, IRUM, Eumeca and many other SME's for Economics and Law graduates. We have many students who work and study at the same time, this ensuring them future experience in the working field.