Medical universities in Romania


Your guide for medical studies Romania

Medicine in Romania has a long history, Romanian researchers produced some outstanding innovations that still have in our days a great positive impact in the Medical field. The first prototype of the health system in Romania started over 300 years ago, and throughout time, Romania made incredible contributions to the Medical field.

Medical universities in Romania

Study Medicine in Romania

Admission to Medicine in Romania is a process that involves a lot of attention to details, there are specific requirements and the admission methodology is different for each university. In some cases exams or skype interviews are mandatory steps in the admission process. European and non-european citizens are welcomed to study in Romania and they can apply as self financing students, meaning that the student needs to pay the tuition fees. Medicine in Romania takes 6 years of study, 360 credits are awarded(60 credits/year), all graduates will be conferred the title of Medical-Doctor/Physician.

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Study Pharmacy in Romania

Admission to Pharmacy in Romania is a process that is slightly different from university to university, there are different application forms, deadlines, fees and documents required. In most of the Romanian Pharmacy Universities, international students get accepted based on their file, no entrance exams are required, maybe just an interview and a lot of attention to even the smallest details. Pharmacy in Romania takes 6 years of study, a total number of 360 credits is awarded and all graduates receive diplomas that are recognised as master degrees.

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Study Dental Medicine in Romania

Admission to Dental Medicine/Dentistry in Romania is usually a file based admission competition. There are particularities and different requirements in the admission methodology of each university that has available places for international students, from language certificates to minimum grades in relevant disciplines studied in high-school(upper secondary education) like Biology, Chemistry or Physics. Dental Medicine in Romania takes 6 years of study, a total number of 360 credits is awarded and of course all degrees obtained in Romania are internationally recognised.

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9 Medical Universities in Romania

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"George Emil Palade" University of Medicine, Pharmacy, Science and Technology of Targu Mures

Located in Transilvania is one of Romania’s leading higher education institutions and provides the best clinical environment in Romania, the following study programmes are available:


  • Medicine in English, Hungarian and Romanian;
  • Dental Medicine/Dentistry in English, Hungarian and Romanian;
  • Pharmacy in Hungarian and Romanian.
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Victor Babes University of Medicine and Pharmacy Timisoara

It is known to provide modern learning facilities and is considered a pioneer in fundamental and clinical research. Timisoara is located in the western part of Romania. The following study programmes are available:


  • Medicine in English, French and Romanian;
  • Pharmacy In French and Romanian;
  • Dentistry in English, French and Romanian.
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Grigore T. Popa University of Medicine and Pharmacy Iasi

It is one of Romania’s oldest higher education institutions, and a world-class university recognised internationally. The following study programmes are available:


  • Medicine in English, French and Romanian;
  • Pharmacy In Romanian;
  • Dentistry in English, French and Romanian;
  • Balneo-physio-kinetotherapy and rehabilitation in English.
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Iuliu Hatieganu University of Medicine and Pharmacy of Cluj-Napoca

It is an advanced research and education institution, situated in Transilvania. The university was founded in the 16th century. The following study programmes are available:


  • Medicine in English, French and Romanian;
  • Pharmacy In English, French and Romanian;
  • Dentistry in English, French and Romanian.
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The Ovidius University of Constanta

It is known to be the largest European university situated on the coast of the black sea. The following study programmes are available:


  • Medicine in English and Romanian;
  • Pharmacy in Romanian;
  • Dental Medicine/Dentistry in Romanian.
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University of Medicine Oradea

It is a productive and innovative research environment focused on providing a student oriented approach. The following study programmes are available:


  • Medicine in English and Romanian.
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University of Medicine and Pharmacy of Craiova

It is one of the best medical universities in Romania, providing the following study programmes:


  • Medicine in English and Romanian;
  • Pharmacy in English and Romanian;
  • Dental Medicine/Dentistry in Romanian.
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Vasile Goldis Western University of Arad

It is located in Transilvania and is a very popular study destination for international students studying in Romania. The following programmes are available:


  • Medicine in English, French and Romanian;
  • Pharmacy in Romanian;
  • Dental Medicine/Dentistry in Romanian.
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Carol Davilla University of Medicine and Pharmacy

It is located in Romania’s capital city, Bucharest. The university is recognised internationally and provides high-quality education. The following study programmes are available:


  • Medicine in English and Romania;
  • Dental Medicine in Romanian;
  • Pharmacy in Romanian.
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Advantages of studying in Romania

There are numerous advantages of studying in Romania, from cheap tuition fees, low living cost to high quality educational environment. Romania is a great chance for medical students to pursue their dream of becoming a doctor.

All the medical universities listed on the HEdu Guide platform are ranked among the best medical schools in Europe, representing some of the oldest and most prestigious academic institutions. For regulated professions Bachelor (BA) and Master(MA) studies can be provided as part of a 5 to 6 year of study programme of study, thus diplomas are recognised as master’s degree certificates.

All degrees obtained in Romania are internationally recognised and give the right to occupy positions within the state and private sector, according to the level of qualification obtained.

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