Lucian Blaga University

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Lucian Blaga University of Sibiu
Universitatea "Lucian Blaga" in Sibiu
motto Mens Agitat Molem (Latin)
founding 1990
place Sibiu , Romania
Rector Ioan Bondrea
Students approx. 20,000
Professors 881

The Lucian Blaga University of Sibiu ( Romanian : Universitatea "Lucian Blaga" din Sibiu) is a state university based in Sibiu (Romanian: Sibiu ) in Romania .


The story begins in 1940. At that time, examined the University of Cluj ( Cluj ) a place of refuge in the region. The reason for this was the Second Vienna Arbitration , by which Romania was forced to cede northern Transylvania to Hungary .

In 1969 the University of Cluj established the Faculty of History in Hermannstadt ( Sibiu ). This was converted into the Faculty of Languages ​​and History in 1971. At that time, the department for languages ​​included courses in German, English and Romanian. In the same year the Faculty of Public Administration was founded. In 1972, the University of Kronstadt ( Brașov ) founded a branch in Sibiu with the Faculty of Wood Processing.

On March 5, 1990, the Ministry of National Education issued a decree establishing the University of Sibiu, consisting of the Faculties of Literature , History and Law , Medicine , Food and Textile Processing, and Science and Engineering . In 1991 the Faculty of Theology was established.

On May 12, 1995, the University of Sibiu dedicated its name to the Romanian writer and philosopher Lucian Blaga . In 2005, Lucian Blaga University had ten faculties and a distance learning department.

The engineering faculty is named after Hermann Oberth from Hermannstadt . The Faculty of Law bears the name of Simion Bărnuțiu , the Faculty of History and Heritage that of Nicolae Lupu . The namesake for the medical faculty is Victor Papilian , for the theological faculty Andrei Șaguna .

The university's motto is "Mens agitat molem!" (German: "The spirit moves matter!"; Virgil , Aeneis 6, 727 )

Well-known graduates

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Coordinates: 45 ° 47 ′ 25.8 "  N , 24 ° 8 ′ 44.6"  E