Established by Royal Decree on the 6th of April 1913, as the Academy of Higher Commercial and Industrial Studies (IACS), the first economic higher education institution in Romania, the Bucharest University of Economic Studies ASE is celebrating this year a century of education, tradition and excellence, in other words, of existence. Through effort, dedication and passionate teachers, students and administrative staff, our university has been evaluated by ARACIS (Romanian Agency for Quality Assurance in Higher Education) as an advanced university in research and education of “high confidence”.

Over the 100 years of existence, the structure of the University has changed and today our 11 faculties are bringing together 26 684 students enrolled in Bachelor's, Masters' and Doctoral study programmes, as well as over 2,000 academic and administrative staff members. The structure and the educational program allow ASE to constantly remain the most important economic university from the educational system of Romania. High standards describe the facilities offered to the students (library, classrooms or dorms) and as well the lectures delivered to our graduates.

These are only some of the elements that contribute to the prestige hold nowadays by the Bucharest University of Economic Studies ASE, prestige which was recognized also by the European University Association. According to EUA the Bucharest University of Economic Studies is a research intensive university, positioned among the top 12 leading Romanian universities. Vivat, crescat, floreat!