Yes, the titles and degrees awarded by the Romanian higher education institutions are internationally recognized. Romania is a member of the Convention on the Recognition of Qualifications concerning Higher Education in the European Region, commonly known as the Lisbon Recognition Convention of 1997, the key legal instrument for the recognition of qualifications across UNESCO's Europe and North America Region. Also, as a member of the Bologna Process – the most important regional process of reform of higher education in Europe – recognition instruments such as Diploma Supplement and ECTS (European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System) are available.
The duration varies as follows: Bachelor Degrees 3 - 5 years, Master Degrees 1 - 2 years, PhD 2 - 4, Medicine 6 years, Pharmacy and Dentistry 5 years
Romanian, Hungarian in some parts of the country, but most of people also speak French, English, German, Spanish or even Italian
The programs of study are available in Romanian, Hungarian, English, French and German.
Candidates originating from countries where the official language is the same with the language they decided to apply for, dont need any language certificate. Not all universities request a language certificate but for most of them having a language certificate it might be considered an advantage or might bring extra points in the admission contest.
You can live in the university campus, but also you can choose private accommodation. There are options for everyone's taste, possibilities and wishes. For this reason we recommended the preparatory year that will get you into the culture, life style, people , development options and more.
The minimum requirements to study in Romania will vary depending on different factors: the Field of Study/Specialization/Program of Study and of course each applicant is unique. Each university has different requirements, documents required, application forms, deadlines and the application process is slightly different, so request the complete information from your experienced higher education consultant. First, he needs to see if you meet the minimum requirements to access higher education in Romania. Admission for international students in Romania is usually a file based admission contest so the most important aspect is your educational background.There are key disciplines mandatory to be studied in some cases and specific types of admission documents requested from the student's side. Your educational consultant can advise you accordingly.
A better question to ask is, “Why not?” There are SO many great reasons to study abroad and especially in Romania. When you study abroad, you have the opportunity to learn about another culture, form global friendships, and practice a foreign language. Romanian Higher education and living cost are the cheapest in all European Union. The excellent academic standards are achieved with reasonable tuition fees and daily costs while the education sector being a top priority for Europe's competitiveness. The unique challenges you face will help you grow personally, gain a better understanding of the world, and improve your job prospects after graduation. You’ll return home as a global citizen who is more independent, mature, and tolerant of cultural differences.
Your career prospects will benefit hugely from your experience of studying, living and socializing overseas. It’s your opportunity to develop new skills, perspectives and stronger English language skills and seek work experience from the sort of employers you’d like to work for.
Romania is a great place for you to study due the affordability of tuition fees and life style, the amazing blend of the European culture and the huge global opportunities and programs during the studying cycle and after the graduation. The diplomas are recognized 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.
Many students who leave their comfort zone may encounter culture shock, homesickness or loneliness, financial issues, and language barriers. Remember to see these challenges as an opportunity for self-improvement, and the benefits of studying abroad will greatly outweigh the difficulties.