Short History

„Danubius” University is a non-profit higher education institution, a legal person of private law and public utility, part of the national education system, accredited by Law no. 409/2002, which operates based on the provisions of the Romanian Constitution, the Education Law, the Teaching Staff Statute and its own Charter, approved by the University Senate.

Based on the "non-profit" principle, the "Danubius" University of Galati operates in accordance with the Constitution and the laws governing Romanian higher education, aiming to train specialists at the level of contemporary knowledge and performance, to promote forms and methods of education in accordance with the progress of today's human society, but also with human rights and freedoms.

By promoting private education, the possibility of a state of competition is created, meant to capitalize on superior individual qualities and the highest knowledge in the studied fields, relieving the state of important expenses related to the initial education of young people and then to the continuous training of adults. Thus, the ratio between the demand and the supply of labor factor is maintained at an optimal level, because both the citizen interested in his training and the educational institutions continuously adapt to the social need for qualification and performance. On the other hand, the directions of economic, legal, technical and cultural development request and receive the necessary specialists in a dynamic and unrestricted way of tuition fees or artificially imposed specializations.

"Danubius" University ensures the transparency of graduate studies for Romanian and foreign employers and, at the same time, more chances on the labor market, through the complex content of the Diploma Supplement, according to the Bologna agreement, a bilingual written document (in Romanian and English), compulsory issued together with the Diploma of university studies, starting with the academic year 2005-2006.

The teachers who make up the teaching staff of the "Danubius" University of Galati, come from the elite of the university centers of Iasi, Bucharest and Galati, and are entirely doctors or PhD students.

The faculties of the university provide, as facilities, courses of the subject holders, library services with approximately 43,000 volumes and over 2,000 periodicals, computer laboratories, legal and economics clinics, forensic laboratories, as well as non-stop Internet connection, which can be accessed by all students and teachers.

The academic and scientific research connections of "Danubius" University cover North America, Europe and Asia and have a continuous upward trend.

"Danubius" University of Galati is a modern, dynamic, entrepreneurial European university, perfectly adapted to contemporary society.

Our mission

Danubius University promotes knowledge and innovation by offering a unique learning, research and development experience, regardless of the age, experience, level of knowledge or form of training of its students and clients.


Danubius University will be recognized in the Black Sea and Baltic Sea as an international university of excellence, an open and stimulating environment for personal and entrepreneurial development, as well as for the constant exchange of ideas and values.


  • The truth: we seek the truth and are inspired by the truth;
  • Responsibility: we are responsible for our ethical behavior and for following the rules;
  • Respect: we respect the rights and dignity of others;
  • Innovation: we value creativity and entrepreneurship;
  • Excellence: we strive to achieve excellence in everything we do.
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