This scholarship award is awarded to an international student who is not from Romania but wishes to study at one of Romania’s accredited universities.
For admitted students, the Ministry of Education and Research will issue a “Letter of
acceptance for studies in Romania”, which will mention the obligation (where applicable) to complete a Romanian language preparatory year and the higher education institutions where the studies will take place.
Students must comply with the government of Romania to study in the country. The “Letter of acceptance for studies in Romania” is required in order to obtain a long–stay
visa and for the enrolment.
- Applicants must have a near-fluent knowledge of the Romanian language
- Applicants must be attending an accredited university listed below
- There is a number of checklists to go through in order to be accepted to study in Romania
All applicants must follow the rules and guidelines listed out in the methodology presented to each student via the Romania government website.
Accredited Universities accept this scholarship:
- Babes-Bolyai University
- University Politehnica of Bucharest
- Bucharest University of Economic Studies
- University of Bucharest
- West University of Timisoara
- Alexandru Ioan Cuza University of Iasi
- University of Medicine and Pharmacy “Carol Davila”
- Grigore T. Popa University of Medicine and Pharmacy
- Iuliu Hatieganu University of Medicine and Pharmacy Cluj-Napoca
- Politehnica University of Bucharest
- Dunarea de Jos University of Galati
- Technical University of Cluj-Napoca
- Transilvania University of Brașov
How to Apply
- Must be a foreign student who intends to study abroad in Romania
- Applicants must have all of their study permits to study in Romania
Below are the requirements if a student who holds a Bachelor’s, Master’s, or Ph.D. decides to attend an accredited university.
For Bachelor Degree Students:
- bachelor’s degree programs are addressed to graduates of high school studies or pre–university studies at the end of which they obtained a degree.
- candidates applying for further university studies in Romania.
- The complete program runs for a period of 3–6 years, depending on the specialization followed, and ends with a bachelor’s exam.
For Master Degree Students:
- master’s degree programs are addressed to undergraduates
- run for a period of 1 year, 1.5 years, or 2 years and end with the dissertation exam
For a Ph.D. Degree:
- doctoral programs are addressed to graduate students or equivalent and run for a period of 3–5 years
- depending on the chosen faculty the end of the term will be met with a presentation of a Ph.D. thesis
Applications can be sent via online or through the mail.
The application form for a scholarship in Romania and application for the issuance of the letter of acceptance will need to be completed and no open spaces should be left open or left unmarked.
It is mandatory that the information entered in the form is accurate. In order to facilitate the candidates’ option, the complete list of accredited higher education
institutions will be provided on the website.
A full year’s tuition is covered by the Romania government with this scholarship. That amount can vary but the Romania government ensures that the winning student will receive all of the necessary arrangements.
The enrollment period begins each year on November 15 for the following year’s university session. The deadline for submitting applications is April 30, the following year.
This is an annual occurrence where the Romanian government allows 1 foreign student to travel, live and study abroad completely free of cost.