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Study in Romania: Application Process

Romania doesn’t have a central application portal. Instead, you apply to individual schools through their websites. There’ll normally be an application button on individual course pages, as well as on the school’s homepage.

Feb 6, 2024

Romania doesn’t have a central application portal. Instead, you apply to individual schools through their websites. There’ll normally be an application button on individual course pages, as well as on the school’s homepage. You’ll need to enter the course code. You’ll then need to present the following documents:

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  • High school grade transcripts - for postgraduate studies, you’ll also need to present your undergraduate diploma
  • A breakdown of your individual high school grades - for postgraduate studies, you’ll need to do the same for your undergraduate qualification
  • Certified copy of your birth certificate
  • Copy of your passport and four passport-sized photos
  • Medical certificate - this must show that you’ve had any and all vaccines that are required for entry to Romania
  • A completed application form
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Some schools also require that you submit a police background check. This varies from school to school. Some schools also require this background check to be certified by the Apostille of the Hague. You can find out more about this here.

All documents must be provided in their original forms with notarized translations into Romanian. Once you arrive in Romania, you’ll need to present all of these documents to your school for final confirmation of your enrollment.

Overview

Get an overview of what it's like to live and study in Romania. Find out a little bit more about this exciting country and what it can offer you.

Education System

Want to learn about how the higher education system works in Romania? Romania offers a tiered education system. It even has opportunities for studying abroad elsewhere.

Student Visas & Permits

If you're from outside of the EU, you'll need a visa to study in Romania. This section tells you what you need to do to get your study visa.

Housing & Living Costs

Romania is a very affordable country compared to other countries in Europe. We’ve detailed average living and housing costs so you can get a better idea of what you would be paying as a student in Romania.

Tuition Fees & Scholarships

Tuition fees for Romanian programs vary based on the school as well as your nationality. Usually EU/EEA/Switzerland citizens will have a different tuition fee than non-EU students. There are also scholarships available.

Language & Culture

Romanian culture is full of tradition! From a unique language to incredible wine and a burgeoning art community, Romania has a lot to offer. Find out more about what the country offers in terms of language, culture, cuisine, and more!

Programs

Ready to look at education in Romania? Use our search engine to find and compare top programs in Romania!

The content of this country guide has been developed in partnership with Study in Romania.

About Study in Romania


The Study in Romania portal is developed and hosted by the Executive Agency for Higher Education, Research, Development and Innovation Funding (UEFISCDI), within the framework of the "Internationalisation, equity and institutional management for a quality higher education" (IEMU) project. The portal aims to offer a high quality data base with the existing educational offer of Romanian universities.

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