Technical University of Moldova

Technical University of Moldova
Universitatea Tehnică a Moldovei
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Former names
Polytechnic Institute of Chișinău
TypePublic university
Established1964; 59 years ago (1964)
RectorViorel Bostan
Academic staff
University rankings
Regional – Overall
QS Emerging Europe and Central Asia[2]301-350 (2022)

The Technical University of Moldova (UTM; Romanian: Universitatea Tehnică a Moldovei) is a higher technical educational institution located in Chișinău, Moldova, and is the only such institute in the country to be accredited by the state.


The Technical University of Moldova was founded in 1964, under the name The Polytechnic Institute of Chișinău, as an education center with engineering and economic specialties transferred from the Moldova State University.

The university had begun with 5,140 students and 278 teachers within 5 faculties: Electrotechnics, Mechanics, Technology, Construction and Economy. Since 1964, the university has grown extensively, producing 66,000 specialists and becoming an important educational, scientific and cultural center.

On 15 July 2022, TUMnanoSAT, Moldova's first satellite, built by the Technical University of Moldova, was launched into space.[3]


The university offers courses in about 80 specialties and specialisations, within the following 10 faculties:

  1. Faculty of Energetics
  2. Faculty of Engineering and Management in Mechanics
  3. Faculty of Engineering and Management in Machine Building
  4. Faculty of Engineering and Management in Electronics and Telecommunications (Before Electro-Physics faculty)
  5. Faculty of Computers, Informatics and Microelectronics (Before Electro-Physics faculty)
  6. Faculty of Technology and Management in Food Industry
  7. Faculty of Light Industry
  8. Faculty of Urbanism and Architecture
  9. Faculty of Cadastre, Geodesy and Construction
  10. Faculty of Economic Engineering and Business


UTM features a team that competes in the Moldovan Super League.

See also


  1. ^ About UTM
  2. ^ "QS World University Rankings-Emerging Europe & Central Asia". Retrieved 15 January 2023.
  3. ^ ""TUMnanoSAT" satellite, built by the Technical University of Moldova, was launched into space". Technical University of Moldova. 15 July 2022.

External links

  • Technical University of Moldova Website
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