University POLITEHNICA of Bucharest is the most prestigious engineering school in Romania with more than 30.000 students and around 1700 academic staff. The University was founded in 1818 and it is a public school. University POLITEHNICA of Bucharest has 15 faculties, 57 departments, 38 research centers, 6 interdisciplinary research-training platforms, 9 Multiple Users Research Database and cooperates with over 190 Universities in Europe, America, Asia and Africa. As a result, UPB was designated in 2018 among the top 500 best Universities in the world, by “Academic Ranking of World Universities” program.
The University role in SafeEngine project is to bring innovative tools for engineering higher education sector, support the improvement of learning-outcomes-oriented curricula, specifically enriching student’s knowledge in environmental risk assessment. Throughout the project implementation, the knowledge provided will tackle the current skills gaps of engineers that partner Universities are preparing.