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Petroleum-Gas University of Ploieşti (PGU Ploiești) is a public higher education institution, with legal personality of public law, apolitical and non-profit. The headquarters of the university is Bdul București no. 39, 100680, Ploiești, Jud. Prahova, Romania. 

Petroleum-Gas University has a 70-year tradition of excellence in education and scientific research. It is the only public university in one of the most prosperous and populated regions in Romania, Prahova County. 

Petroleum-Gas University of Ploieşti is managed by the University Senate  and the Board of Administration

Our university has five faculties with remarkable results in education and scientific research::


The educational offer of Petroleum-Gas University of Ploieşti is diverse, permanently adapted to the needs of the knowledge society and of an highly dynamic labour market. The university organizes study programmes in fields of interest for the Romanian society (engineering, computer science, economic and adminsitrative sciences, philology, education sciences).  

The activites are organized according to the structure of the academic year.  

Admission for all programmes (Bachelor, Master, PhD) is through entrance examination. 

  • The admission conditions for Romanian citizens and those of the EU, European Economic Space and Swiss Confederation states are provided in methodologies - Bachelor, master, doctorate, elaborated in accordance with the general methodology of the Ministry of National Education.  
  • For the Romanian ethnic citizens who apply for seats financed from the state budget, with or without a scholarship, the conditions are stipulated by a specific methodology.
  • For the foreign citizens from states outside EU, the conditions are included in the foreign students admission methodology. The foreign candidates can benefit by the courses of the Prep year for Romanian language, after which they can continue their Bachelor, Master or PhD studies. 

The students can attend the courses of Petroleum-Gas University of Ploiești both financed from the state budget or by paying taxes, depending on the hierarchy in the entrance examination. The university offers support to both categories of students.

Taxes are available on the university website

Petroleum-Gas University of Ploiești has adopted the European Credit Transfer System and encourages the students’ academic mobility

Petroleum-Gas University of Ploiești offers a wide range of services to support the students’ integration in the university.  

The Centre for Counselling and Career Guidance offers counselling and career guidance services.

The secretary’s offices of all the five faculties offer administrative support by a well trained staff dedicated to working with students.

The campus of our university represents a friendly environment which offers a variety of programmes and activities.

The campus is so organized to offer the best learning conditions (amphitheatres, lecture and seminar rooms, laboratories with modern equipment, library).

The Learning centre, organized as a modern space adaptable to the learning needs, brings together all those that feel they belong to the academic community of Petroleum-Gas Universtiy of Ploiesti. 

We also offer the best living conditions on campus. The students can live in 7 modern hostels  

They can practice indoor or outdoor sports, using the benefits of the gym and the sports field. 

In Petroleum-Gas University of Ploiești, the Student Entrepreneurial Society supports, develops and encourages the entrepreneurial spirit in the academic environment. 

For the non-formal and extracurricular activities, the students can take part in the activities organized by the Students’ House, which offers a stimulative environment for the students’ expression and development through cultural, artistic, scientific, volunteering, entrepreneurship and sports activities.

The Students’ Sports Club offers students the chance to express themselves through sports activities, facilitating exchange between students from different academic centres.  

Students are associated in more associations at the level of PGU Ploiesti. The students’ associations carry out professional, cultural, educational and civic activities:

  • The League of Students in Ploiesti Academic Centre, (LS-UPG)
  • Organization of PGU Students
  • AEGEE, Ploiesti Basarabian Pupils and Students Association
  • Petroleum-Gas University of Ploiești SPE Student Chapter.