Why study with us

Why study at Faculty of Silviculture and Forest Engineering?

  • you can attend courses and seminars taught by elite professors and researchers whose activity is acknowledged at national and international level;
  • you gain access to modern didactic and scientific research infrastructure: labs equipped with state-of-the-art devices; experimental teaching bases around Brașov; valuable plant and animal collections with unique and rare specimens; a library consisting of the largest collection of specialized books in Romania;
  • you can gain international experience within the framework of external mobilities to forestry faculties in Europe and Canada;
  • you can acquire rich, varied practical training: study trips organized at national and international level, internal training in the courses taught, internships within various companies;
  • you have the opportunity to work at state-owned and private forest districts, wood logging and engineering companies, hunting associations, trading companies specializing in forestry projects, machine trade and forestry work techniques, in the management of protected natural areas, cadastre agencies and firms, the forest guard, agencies for environmental conservation, the environmental guard, forestry research institutes in the country and abroad, international organizations, etc.
  • within the framework of international mobilities, students have the opportunity to study for a semester or even a year at one of the 20+ partner universities in Europe, Asia, North and South America.


Student life in Brasov

  • The city offers multiple opportunities to spend free time in one of the most beautiful and developed regions in Romania. Brasov is known as an important cultural, artistic, tourist and sports centre.
  • In our university there are two large campuses - 13 dormitories with 4,200 accommodation places (185 - 315 lei / month). Each campus has a canteen-restaurant. The sports grounds (football field with lighting, 4 gyms) are permanently open to students.



  • Transilvania University of Brașov offers students 10 types of scholarships. Students with outstanding academic results and those involved in the community life receive scholarships from the University - Excellence Scholarship of Transilvania University of Brasov (3,000 lei) and Student-Campus Internship Scholarship.
  • High school valedictorians who become our students are rewarded and stimulated, valedictorians of our undergraduate programmes are also rewarded, students with material difficulties and outstanding performances are supported as well.


Involvement in research projects, technical assistance and technological development

  • The faculty staff coordinates projects funded in Horizon 2020, the Life programme, CNCSIS (National Council for Scientific Research), the Ministry of Environment and Forests, the National Directorate of Forests - ROMSILVA, forestry schools and private companies;
  • Projects funded by the European Forestry Institute (EFI), the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), the European Commission, the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, the World Bank, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), the Department of US Agriculture (USDA) and the EEA (South East Europe Transnational Cooperation Programme);
  • The faculty is a member of IUFRO (International Union of Forest Research Organizations) and an active member of the Carpathian Ecoregion Initiative (CERI);
  • The faculty is involved in several COST (European Cooperation in Science and Technology) programmes.