Do you wish to study in one of the countries in Europe with a fairly okay tuition fee? Romania, might just be the destination for you?Romania is located in Southeastern-Central Europe, bordering the Black Sea, between Bulgaria and Ukraine. It also borders Hungary, Serbia, and Moldova.
Studying in Romania can be quite fascinating. It’s a country with some of the lowest tuition fees and living costs in Europe. Besides this, it has a simple and clear university admission process and visa application.
To study in Romania, you will make provisions for the following items:
The following application papers are requested:
1. Application form; pdf version [download]; on-line version
2. Certified copy of the Baccalaureate Diploma or equivalent – for undergraduate studies;
3. Certified copy of the graduation certificate – for graduate applicants or PhD;
4. Academic record translated into Romanian, English, French or German;
5. Language certificate (see further instructions regarding this issue)
6. Certified copy of the Birth Certificate;
7. Certified copy of the passport;
8. Medical certificate.
University tuition fees in Romania for most programmes vary from 2000 to 5000 Euro/ year, depending on the faculty, the nationality of international student, and can even change every year for new students.
Student living cost in Romania is so cheap especially when compared to other European countries. The monthly amount can vary depending on the lifestyle of an international student. Yet, with 300 to 500 EURO/ month, an international student can live very comfortably.
- Student hostel: 650 Euro/month (3 person/room!),
Universities in Romania
There are 49 public and eight private universities in Romania. Undergraduate courses last three years for sciences, humanities, social and economic, law, political science, fine arts and sport; four years for technological sciences, engineering, agriculture and forestry; and six years for general medicine, dentistry, veterinary medicine and architecture.
Master’s courses last for two years. Higher education institutions in Romania consist of universities, institutes, academies, conservatories and university colleges.
Top Ranked Universities in Romania
|Universities||World University Ranking (2018)|
|Alexandru Ioan Cuza University of Iasi||801|
|University of Bucharest||801|
|West University of Timisoara||801|
1. Babes-Bolyai University is the largest Romanian higher education institution. It was established in 1919, but underwent a profound process of transformation in 1959. Babes-Bolyai University also features among the world’s top 800 universities and 36th in EECA.
The higher education institution offers courses in Romanian, Hungarian, German, English and French.Student Living cost in Romania
2. Alexandru Ioan Cuza University, is the oldest Romanian university in Romania. It was established back in 1860 by Prince Alexandru Ioan Cuza. It is one of the most respected universities in Romania, and features in the latest QS University Rankings: EECA in joint 49th place.
3. The University of Bucharest is the second-oldest higher education institution in the country and the highest-ranked in the global tables. Established in 1864, the university is currently ranked 32nd in the EECA ranking.
4. West University of Timisoara Completes the lists of top 4. The West University of Timisoara, which is also joint 59th in the EECA ranking. Established in 1962, it is the youngest of Romania’s internationally ranked institutions.