Approved by the Government of Romania, the construction of a new dormitory for the students at the University of Bucharest in the Grozăvești Complex will require a 30-month effort and a total investment of over 40 million Euros (40,068,313.85 Euros).
The construction of this student dormitory in the Grozăvești Complex is part of the development strategy of the University of Bucharest, especially regarding the achievement of the objective of modernizing the existing material base and expanding it through the construction of new accommodation buildings for students.
The necessity and opportunity of the new student dormitory in the Grozăvești Complex derives from the need to increase the comfort and quality of life of the students at the University of Bucharest.
Also, the construction of a new accommodation structure within the Grozăveşti Complex belonging to the University of Bucharest complies with the principles set out in the institution’s strategic plan for the period 2021-2023. Thus, the project falls within the general objective of the strategy Increasing the quality of academic life, ensuring individual dignity through individual performances and results based on universal individual rights in the form of academic citizenship and a system for motivating and rewarding academic performances.
“It’s a project we worked on a lot, together with our colleagues from the University. The new dormitory will lead to an increase in the quality of life of the students at the University of Bucharest and will significantly contribute to attracting new students from different areas of the country and abroad to Bucharest. At the end of the works, the students will benefit from accommodation spaces with a high degree of comfort, adapted to their needs, sustainably designed and connected to technology. In recent years, we have invested seriously, including in improving the accommodation conditions, and here we are, building the new dormitory, expanding the number of accommodation places that our students can benefit fro”, remarked prof. Marian Preda, PhD, rector of the University of Bucharest.
The building will have nine floors, offering students 238 double rooms. Rooms for disabled persons, located on the ground floor of the buildingOn the ground floor, areas dedicated to administrative staff, conference rooms, a multi-purpose room, as well as four rooms intended for persons with disabilities have been provided. The next seven levels will offer students 27 accommodation rooms each, an area for food preparation, a socializing room, and also technical spaces. The eighth floor, with a double tract and set back from the current floor, will offer 19 accommodation rooms, an area for food preparation, a finesse room with its own bathroom, a reading room and also technical spaces. Last but not least, the ninth floor will include 26 accommodation rooms, an area for food preparation and technical spaces.
92 underground parking spaces and charging stations for bicycles and e-scooters, part of the “offer” of the new dormitory
The new dormitory will offer students 92 underground parking spaces, technical spaces (laundry, linen storage, technical items, etc.), a 3.7 kW electric bicycle/scooter charging station, as well as 12 electric car charging stations of 11 kW with two ports.
The works, financed both from the budget of the Ministry of Development, Public Works and Administration, and from the budget of the University of Bucharest
The investment “Building a student dormitory at the University of Bucharest, Splaiul Independenței, no. 204, Sector 6, Bucharest” is part of the National Program of Constructions of Public or Social Interest, subprogram Units and State Educational Institutions.The main creditor is the Ministry of Development, Public Works and Administration, the beneficiary during the investment period is the National Investment Company “C.N.I. – S.A”, and the final beneficiary is the University of Bucharest.The financing will be carried out in accordance with the law by the Ministry of Development, Public Works and Administration from funds allocated annually from the State Budget and by the Beneficiary, the University of Bucharest, the Municipality of Bucharest, from its own budget, respectively other legally established sources.Total investment value: 198,298,085.27 lei (40,068,313.85 Euros), of which 196,291,957.98 lei (39,662,953.72 Euros) financed by “C.N.I. – S.A” and 2,006,127.29 lei (405,360.13 Euros) financed by the University of Bucharest. The values include VAT and are calculated at the BNR rate as of March 14, 2022, 1 Euro = 4.9490 lei.