While probably the most known thing about Romania is the legend of Dracula, Romania is much more than that. Think medieval towns, time-capsule villages, delicious cuisine, picturesque monasteries, virgin forests, majestic mountains, a blossoming art community and impressive landscape. ...And, of course, high quality education!
Romania is a great place for you to study, diplomas are recognised all over Europe and beyond. In addition, the Diploma Supplement issued automatically with your graduation diploma is bilingual and thus ensures transparency of learning outcomes and improves employability.
1. You have a solid university degree recognised all around Europe and beyond. Romanian Higher Education is known for its rich academic heritage - the first Romanian universities were established by Prince Alexandru Ioan Cuza - the University of Iasi (1860) and the University of Bucharest (1864). Offering state-of-the-art facilities, a thrilling student life and modern research opportunities, Romania gives you the possibility to also benefit from its renowned university tradition, especially in the fields of engineering, medicine and science. Four of Romania’s universities are ranked in the QS Top Universities in the World.
2. Study in English, French, German, Romanian or Hungarian. Romania has a wide choice of university programmes. With almost 90 public and private accredited Higher Education Institutions, you can choose from different degree programmes at Bachelor, Master or PhD level, all leading to an EU recognised diploma.
3. Low tuition fees and living expenses – While maintaining high academic standards, Romania has some of the lowest tuition and living costs in the European Union.
4. One of the world’s fastest Internet - Ranked 3rd place in the world, Romania has ultrafast internet connectivity that you can benefit for studying, staying in contact or simply enjoying music on Youtube.
5. Work opportunities and quality of life - There are a number of possibilities to work as a student: you can apply directly to vacant positions published online, in Call Centres/ outsourcing companies where you can work part time, or via personnel recruitment companies and students NGOs that can help you find a job, adequate for your student schedule.
Students enjoy a number of discounts for attending cultural events, visiting museums or historical sights, public transport, dorm accommodation etc. The nightlife can also be quite exciting.
In terms of life quality, Romania is ranked number 48 in the world in air quality by World Health Organization. You will also be living and studying in one of the safest countries in Europe, with the crime rates among the lowest in Europe. The 210 sunny days per year give us plenty of opportunities to enjoy the time outdoors!
- Cultural life – Bucharest offers more than 40 museums and Romania has the second-largest outdoor museum in the world, Astra Museum in Sibiu. Cinemas, theatres, classical music, festivals, concerts provide entertainment for all.
- A great place to travel – The home of seven UNESCO world heritage sites, Romania offers numerous places to visit, with a variety of picturesque landscapes. Check out the Visit Romania section to find out more about travel destinations.
Choose your programme, plan your trip, Romania is ready for you!