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The WUT Foundation

The main purpose of the foundation is to "promote the values of culture, science, and civilization by achieving a public-private partnership, with the involvement of graduates of the West University of Timisoara, cultural and scientific personalities and representatives of the socio-economic environment from Romania and abroad."

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The WUT Foundation was established in December 2012 with the aim of actively and palpably supporting the educational, research and social awareness projects of the West University of Timișoara.

The main purpose of the foundation is to "promote the values of culture, science, and civilization by achieving a public-private partnership, with the involvement of graduates (alumni) of the West University of Timisoara, cultural and scientific personalities, and representatives of the socio-economic environment from Romania and abroad."

In order to achieve its purpose, the foundation also sets to accomplish other objectives:

  • to develop the alumni's consciousness of belonging to a social group with high moral, civic and professional values, always committed to excellence, capable of achieving their goals through individual activity, collaborating with other alumni, with their alma mater, and with other societal actors;
  • to involve the graduates of the West University of Timișoara in the activities of the foundation;
  • to organize scientific research, cultural, artistic and sporting activities;
  • to organize professional training and specialization activities for the graduates of the West University of Timişoara and for other interested parties;
  • to promote culture, science and civilization among the general public;
  • to support the activity of modernization of higher education, to strengthen the relations with the academic and scientific research environments in Romania and abroad;
  • to promote good relations with the business environment in Romania and abroad, to place graduates in appropriate positions, to support entrepreneurs in the didactic and scientific higher education process;
  • to create and develop consulting programs for companies and institutions in Romania and abroad;
  • to encourage young researchers and professors, graduates of the West University of Timişoara, to carry out focused studies, to fund research internships in Romania and abroad and to support their participation in domestic and international conferences and congresses;
  • to stimulate deserving students and graduates of the West University of Timişoara through scholarships in Romania and abroad;
  • to support projects for the revitalization of strategic academic fields within the West University of Timişoara by funding specific activities;
  • to establish a scholarship system for high school graduates, future students of WUT with outstanding performances in science, the humanities, culture, arts, and sports;
  • to organize and develop scientific events, summer schools, schools with thematic training, promotional trips for pre-university students, WUT students and employees;
  • to organize and conduct promotional tours to strengthen and raise awareness towards the institutional image and academic programs of WUT, both in Romania and abroad;
  • to attract and use, under legal conditions, sources of financing, resources and economic goods, in the form of grants, subscriptions, donations, contributions, sponsorships and other legal forms in order to achieve the purpose of the foundation;
  • to provide tailored assistance and financial support for publishing papers (books, courses, application notebooks, etc.) and other scientific, cultural and artistic publications;
  • to ensure funding of the investment objectives necessary for the development of the foundation's activity, the development and modernization of the material base (spaces destined for teaching, study and research, socio-cultural activities, computers, specific facilities, printing and copying equipment, means of transport etc);
  • to provide financial support to the graduates of the West University of Timişoara and to the other members of the foundation in the form of a mutual aid for non-profit actions and for the organization of actions with a social, cultural, scientific, sporting and artistic dimension.

The purpose of the foundation is not limited to the above, but will correspond to the non-patrimonial personal interests of the Founder.