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*Hyperion University of Bucharest

(For a more detailed presentation of HUB, please click Welcome to Hyperion!)

The Hyperion University of Bucharest is the first private higher education institution founded in Romania, in 1990, at the same time as the Hyperion University Foundation, as a cultural-scientific, non-governmental and apolitical association. 

The University comprises 7 accredited faculties, with a wide range of areas and specializations in keeping with the demands of the labor market.

The Hyperion University of Bucharest benefits from the didactic activity of important specialists and scientists in the fields of computing and engineering, economics, law, social sciences, politics, journalism and communication, psychology and education sciences, humanities, and the arts (theater, cinematography, media).

The entire educational process is based on modern curricula, in compliance with the international standards in the area and with the demands of the Romanian Agency for Quality Assurance in Higher Education.

The modern premises of the University, situated in the center of Bucharest, benefit from up-to-date didactic and high-tech research laboratories, a newsroom for the school’s online newspaper (Hyperflash – edited by the Faculty of Journalism), a Press Office, HD and Ultra HD TV studios, one radio studio which broadcasts (RadioFxNet), and one radio studio for classes, a theatre hall and a Conference Room which allows for live broadcasting, online streaming, a student hostel, a sports room.

Hyperion University has its own television channel – HypTV, where students can apply their knowledge, producing video materials to promote the most important cultural and scientific university events. They also work in partnerships with the Cotroceni Museum, the Village Museum, the Museum of Literature, the Museum of History, with cultural institutes (the Romanian Cultural Institute – ICR, the Instituto Cervantes, the Italian Institute, the French Institute, the Polish Institute), the Institute of Psychology, the National Military Circle, the Royal House of Romania, theaters (Masca, Metropolis, the Jewish State Theatre, Notara, etc), with multinational companies, with the Bucharest Townhall, the Sector 3 Townhall, the AMPT (Administration of Monuments and the Touristic Patrimony), the National Library, televisions, publishing houses, etc.

National and international conferences are organized annually and broadcast by means of the latest facilities produced by the Departments of Engineering, Informatics, Journalism, Movie Directing, and TV.

Each faculty holds annual scientific sessions which also involve students and international conferences. The first International Conference in Econophysics, New Economy and Complexity took place in 2008 and has been re-organized each year, in May, under the name of ENEC. The papers presented here are published in the Conference Proceedings, enjoying wide international appreciation. Other faculties organized international conferences afterward, and edited volumes based on these conferences.

Hyperion University and the Hyperion University Foundation publish manuals and university treatises, The Hyperion International Journal of Econophysics and New Economy, The Hyperion Economic Journal, HyperCultura (online academic journal of the Department of Letters and Foreign Languages), Revista de Studii Media (The Journal of Media Studies – Faculty of Journalism), The Romanian Journal of Psychological Studies (Faculty of Psychology).

The Hyperion University of Bucharest is a founding member of the Forum of European Universities, with its headquarters at the “La Sapienza” University in Rome, a founding member of the Europe-Asia University Network, a member of Réseau universités sans frontières (Paris), a member of the International Staff Academy (Kiev), Ukraine, under the aegis of the European Council and UNESCO, member of the Presidents Club in Europe (CRE).

In 2018, Hyperion University obtained the Erasmus + Charter of Higher Education (ECHE) and it renewed its accreditation in 2021, with the new ECHE Charter (2021-2027).

*The Erasmus + Program

Erasmus+ is the EU Program in the fields of education, training, youth, and sport for the period 2021-2027. Education, training, youth, and sport are key areas that support citizens in their personal and professional development. High-quality, inclusive education and training, as well as informal and non-formal learning, ultimately equip young people and participants of all ages with the qualifications and skills needed for their meaningful participation in a democratic society, intercultural understanding, and successful transition in the labor market. Building on the success of the program in the period 2014-2020, Erasmus+ strengthens its efforts to increase the opportunities offered to more participants and to a wider range of organizations, focusing on its qualitative impact and contributing to more inclusive and cohesive, greener, and digitally fit societies. For more details regarding an official description of the program, please visit The General Information about Erasmus + Program

If you are a Hyperion student or teacher and would like to go for a study or teaching period abroad, please visit our Anunturi, Procesul de Selectie pentru Studentii UHB and the Pregatirea si Recunoasterea Mobilitatii pages. And here you have the list of our Partner Universities.

If you would like to come and study or teach at Hyperion University and you belong to one of our partner universities, we are more than happy to welcome you. Please visit our Educational Offer (Online Course Catalogue and the Grading System-ECTS), our Incoming Students, and Outgoing/Incoming Teachers pages.