Applying to study in Romania
In order to apply to study in Romania, you have to be at least 17 years old. The documents you need when applying to Romanian universities include:
- Application form for diploma recognition (EU, EEA or Swiss applicants)
- For undergraduate applicants: certified copy of the Baccalaureate Diploma or equivalent
- For postgraduate applicants: certified copy of graduation certificate
- Certified copy of academic record translated into Romanian, English, French or German
- Certified copy of birth certificate
- A medical certificate specifying that the candidate does not have any contagious diseases and explaining the applicant’s health status
- Certified copy of passport
- A statement specifying that the applicant’s high-school diploma (Baccalaureate Diploma) enables him/her to apply for bachelor’s degree studies
- Language certificate, except for applicants coming from countries where the official language is the language of instruction (this certificate can be obtained from the university after passing a test before enrolment)
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Visas to study in Romania
Students coming from countries within the EU or European Economic Area (EEA), as well as those from Canada, Croatia, Japan, Moldova, South Korea, Switzerland, the US and Serbia do NOT need a visa to study in Romania. All others need to apply for a student visa prior to arrival in Romania. You need a letter of acceptance to study at a university in Romania, from the Ministry of Education, in order to apply. Student visas take up to two months to process. After you arrive in the country, you need to extend your visa and obtain a residence permit. For more information, contact the Romanian Office for Immigration within the Romanian Ministry of Administration and Interior.https://2b8a7462eb8c65a470431a2d9c383aa9.safeframe.googlesyndication.com/safeframe/1-0-37/html/container.html
Documents you need in order to apply for a student visa:
- Letter of acceptance from Romanian Ministry of Education
- Proof of tuition fees payment for one year
- Proof of sufficient means of support for entire period specified in the visa (approximately €2,500/US$3,153)
- Criminal record certificate or another document of the same legal value
- Medical insurance for the entire period of the visa validity
- Approval of parents or foster parents in connection with the stay on Romanian territory for study purposes, if the student is a minor.
Fees and funding
Tuition fees in Romania vary from institution to institution. Usually they are between €2,000 and €5,000 per year (US$2,500 – 6,300) depending on the faculty and the home country of the student. Medicine might be slightly more expensive, reaching about €7,000 per year (US$8,800) at some Romanian universities. Students who need a visa to study in Romania must pay the tuition fee in one instalment before making their visa application each year. For students who do not need a Romanian student visa, fees can be paid can pay in one, two or three instalments.
Good Reasons to study in Romania
While probably the most known thing about Romania is the legend of Dracula, Romania is much more than that. Think medieval towns, time-capsule villages, delicious cuisine, picturesque monasteries, virgin forests, majestic mountains, a blossoming art community and impressive landscape. …And, of course, high quality education! Romania is a great place for you to study, diplomas are recognised all over Europe and beyond. In addition, the Diploma Supplement (DS) issued automatically with your graduation diploma is bilingual and thus ensures transparency of learning outcomes and improves employability.
Here are some more…
1. You have a solid university degree recognised all around Europe and beyond. Romanian Higher Education is known for its rich academic heritage – the first Romanian universities were established by Prince Alexandru Ioan Cuza – the University of Iasi (1860) and the University of Bucharest (1864). Offering state-of-the-art facilities, a thrilling student life and modern research opportunities, Romania gives you the possibility to also benefit from its renowned university tradition especially in the fields of engineering, medicine and science. Four of Romania’s universities are ranked in the QS Top Universities in the World.
2. World’s fastest Internet – Ranked 3rd place in the world, Romania has ultra fast internet connectivity that you can benefit for studying, staying in contact or simply enjoying music on Youtube.
3. Study in English, French, German, Romanian or Hungarian. Romania has a wide choice of university programmes. With over 100 public and private accredited Higher Education Institutions, you can choose from different degree programmes at Bachelor, Master, PhD /Doctorate level, all leading to an EU recognised diploma.
4. Low tuition fees and living expenses – While maintaining our academic standards, we have some of the lowest tuition and living costs in the European Union.
5. Cultural life – Bucharest offers more than 40 museums and Romania has the second-largest outdoor museum in the world, Astra Museum in Sibiu. Cinemas, theatres, classical music, festivals, concerts…just choose your favourite.
6. Work opportunities and quality of life -There are a number of possibilities to work as a student: you can apply directly to vacant positions published online, in Call Centres/outsourcing companies where you can work part time, or via personnel recruitment companies and students NGOs that can help you find a job, adequate for your student schedule. Students enjoy a number of discounts for attending cultural events, visiting museums or historical sights, public transport, dorm accommodation etc. The nightlife can also be quite exciting.
In terms of life quality, Romania is ranked number 48 in the world in air quality by World Health Organization. You will also be living and studying in one of the safest countries in Europe, with the crime rates among the lowest in Europe. The 210 sunny days per year give us plenty of opportunities to enjoy the time outdoors!
7. A great place to travel – The home of seven UNESCO world heritage sites, Romania is a country of many facets. Now you have the perfect opportunity to travel to Transylvania and visit the land where Dracula’s legend was born. Bran Castle is in the middle of the country waiting for you, as well the fortified city of Sighisoara. Or, you may choose the seaside, with its wide fine sand beaches and modern clubbing resorts, the Danube Delta, the Carpathian mountains with their very good hiking paths and skiing resorts or Moldova County with its Painted Monasteries of Bucovina. Also, Western Romania is characterized by multiculturalism and has numerous musical festivals (Garana Jazz Festival, Electric Castle, Summer Well, Untold, Plai, etc.)
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