Fields of competence:
- Management information systems
- Professional communication
- Emotional intelligence
he Hermann Oberth Faculty of Engineering is a polytechnic school with a long tradition and great experience which have made it into one of themost important Faculties of Engineering in Romania.
Nowadays, it is a functional unit of the Lucian Blaga University of Sibiu. It was legally acknowledged by Act no 88/1993 by the Ministry of Education and Research. Its history goes back to the year 1976 when the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering (study programme: Machine Building Technology) was founded as part of the Institute of Higher Education in Sibiu.
The history of the Faculty can be outlined chronologically by mentioning several highlights:
1976 – The Institute of Higher Edcation in Sibiu was founded and it included the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering offering a degree programme in Mechanical Engineering – training both engineers and junior engineers.
1986 – The Institute of Higher Education becomes an Institute for Training Engineers in a short-term programme, legally functioning as part of the Polytechnic Institute of Cluj-Napoca. The latter Institute offered degrees in the fields of Mechanical Engineering, Machines and Tools, Technological and Nuclear Equipment, Automatics and Computers, and short-term programme in Mechanical and Electrical Engineering.
1990 – The Institute of Higher Education is transformed into the University of Sibiu, and the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering becomes the Faculty of Engineering.
In its current state, the faculty has constantly developed and consolidated its degree programmes, which have been accredited by the Ministry of Education and Research. It has also introduced new undergraduate degree programmes as well as postgraduate studies: MSc study programmes and doctoral studies. Hermann Oberth Faculty of Engineering has a valuable and experienced professorate made up of 133 academics (34 professors, 28 associate professors, 45 assistant professors, 23 teaching assistants; 9 doctoral advisors).