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School description

Liceul Tehnologic "Traian Vuia" is a technical/vocational school, situated in Galati, a city in the east of the country, lying on the left bank of the river Danube. The Technological High School “Traian Vuia” plays an important role in the field of initial professional training, guidance and education provided to the pupils between 15 – 19 years old for their future social and economic insertion into the labour market at the national and European level. Our school provides certificates of professional competences for the following occupations: car mechanics, and car electricians. Students have also the possibility to get the driving license for professionals. Moreover, there is a constant sporting activity, having in this respect a rugby team since 1972, with numerous participations in National Championship for 47 years, being rewarded many times for their remarkable sports performances. Our school rugby team participated in numerous national and international tournaments, in countries such as France, Sweden, Italy, Belgium, Denmark, Poland, Bulgaria and the Republic of Moldova. There are a lot of advantages that our school offers the students who choose to attend and graduate it, such as: a wide range of professional qualifications tailored to the labour market, certificates of professional competences for jobs wanted on the labour market, possibility of professional training under the tutelage of economic agents, a 200 RON monthly scholarship through a national programme of supporting vocational education, an extensive network of partnerships within the community and region, modern material base, driving license category B, free of charge, employability at economic agents in the auto field after graduation, a wide range of extracurricular activities that meet students' interests and hobbies, and are also meant to promote European values, equal opportunities for all participants in the process of education, openness to lifelong learning.

Country amd city description

Country description

Romania is a sovereign state located in Southeastern Europe. It borders the Black Sea, Bulgaria, Ukraine, Hungary, Serbia, and Moldova. With over 19 million inhabitants, the country is the seventh most populous member state of the European Union. Its capital and largest city, Bucharest, is the sixth largest city in the EU. The River Danube, Europe's second longest river, rises in Germany and flows in a general southeast direction for 2,857 km, coursing through ten countries before emptying in Romania's Danube Delta. The Carpathian Mountains, with their tallest peak Moldoveanu at 2,544 m, cross Romania from the north to the southwest.

Following rapid economic growth in the early 2000s, Romania has an economy predominantly based on services, and is a producer and net exporter of machines and electric energy, featuring companies like Automobile Dacia and OMV Petrom. It has been a member of NATO since 2004, and part of the European Union since 2007.  A strong majority of the population identify themselves as Eastern Orthodox Christians and are native speakers of Romanian, a Romance language. With a rich cultural history, Romania has been the home of influential artists, musicians, inventors and sportspeople, and features a variety of tourist attractions.

City description

Galați is generally a fascinating mixture of civilization and history, tradition and innovation, mysteries from the past and certainties of the future. Located at the confluence of three water flows (Danube, Siret and Prut) and at the crossing of old trading routes, Galati County spreads over an area of 4,466.3 square kilometers, and the 65 settlements (2 municipalities, 2 cities and 61 communes) sum up a population of over 535,000 inhabitants.

Galati was formed as a cosmopolite city, which managed to harmonize the work of its inhabitants: Romanians, Greeks, Jews, Armenians, Russians, Turks, Germans, and to erect one of the largest harbors on Danube. Since 1484, Galati remains the only free Romanian harbor on Danube and as of the 17 th century, it became an economic center of international reference, “the most famous market town on the entire Danube’’.

development of industry, diversification of services, population growth, and modernization of localities. Galati was among the first towns of the country to develop metallurgical industry; the iron and steel plant was built here- the largest production facility in Romania, and the shipyard is the largest on the entire Danube. Connected to the main communication channels, with special natural, material, and human resources, Galati appears as an important administration, economic, and cultural center, representing a reference point at the eastern border of Romania and European Union.

Colegiul Tehnic "Traian Vuia”


Anghel Saligny 117
Galati, Romania