About the "Dunarea de Jos" University - Galati

The University of Galati consists of twelve faculties and two colleges with more than thirty departments. Galati University has several unique fields of education in the country, such as: Naval Engineering and Fishery. During the years, specialists covering a wide range of education fields have been trained in the University of Galati:  
  Engineers Teachers    
    Economists Programmers and Computer System Designers.  
New university programms has been developed in the last years: Management in Industry, Finaces and Credit, International Economics Relations, Administration and Technical Informatics. Post-graduation courses for engineers and training courses for the teachers of the pre-universitary level are organised every year.

The University of Galati organises programs for the doctoral degree and master degree in the technical fields of chemistry, physiscs, mathematics, economy, food technology and fishing, automatic control and computation techniques, artificial intelligence. The University of Galati is also providing programs for the doctoral degree in the field of social and humanistic sciences.

Galati University has trained specialists who have carried out their work in more than 30 countries all over the world.



     The University " Dunarea de Jos " of Galati was founded in July, 1974 by merging the Polytechnical Institute and the College of Education. The Polytechnical Institute of Galati had at its origins the Naval and Mechanical Engineering Institute wich has been founded in 1951. In 1953, the Institute of Fish Breeding and Fishing Technology located in the city of Constanta merged with the Naval Institute of Galati under the name of Technical Institute of Galati.

     In 1955, the Institute for Food Industry of Bucharest was also transferred at Galati. This higher education institutions was to become in 1957 the Polytechnical Institute of Galati. The College of Education, founded in 1959 consisted of five faculties: Languages, Mathematics, Physics-Chemistry, Natural Sciences and Sports. The two higher education institutions, the Polytechnical Institute and the College of Education, merged in 1974 and formed the University of Galati. Short after the 1989 Revolution the University has been named "Dunarea de Jos" after the historical name of the area around the City of Galati.


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