In general, both within the country and abroad, the University of Bucharest is considered to be the most important educational, research and cultural institution in Romania. During its 150 years of existence, it has achieved a steadfast national and international prestige. The numerous generations of students and professors have succeeded in asserting our University as one of the benchmark institutions for the whole Romanian society, as it is the first existing Romanian institution to ever reach the top 600 universities of the world. The University of Bucharest offers several study programs, on all levels and means of university education: there are 93 bachelor programs, 208 master programs and 21 doctoral programs. The University of Bucharest is one of the most important scientific research centers nationwide. Within the University, there are over 50 research institutes, departments and centers, most of them collaborating with similar scientific centers abroad. In present, the University of Bucharest has almost 32.000 students and over 1300 professors.