Recognition of your prior studies
The National Centre for Recognition and Equivalency of Diplomas (http://www.cnred.edu.ro) is the national authority in charge of recognition and validation of diplomas obtained abroad (for incoming students or scholars) or in Romania (for outgoing students or scholars). Higher education institutions also verify documents related to prior studies, based on the existing legal framework.
In order to have your prior studies recognised, please follow the official procedures outlined below:
Ø https://cnred.edu.ro/en/recognition-studies-european-citizens-admission-undergraduate-studies-in-Romania – useful for Foreign citizens wishing to study or work in Romania; Citizens who have studied in Romania and will go to other states
Ø https://www.cnred.edu.ro/en/higher-education – useful for Foreign citizens wishing to study or work in Romania; Citizens who have studied in Romania and will relocate to other states
Ø https://www.cnred.edu.ro/en/higher-education-institutions-in-Romania – Universities recognised by the National Centre for Recognition
Ø https://www.cnred.edu.ro/en/higher-education - Certification of study documents to be used abroad
Ø Persons from EU third countries can be accepted to the national education system if they:
In order for the citizens from non-EU countries to receive recognition and validation for their studies they have to:
Documents must be accompanied by legally certified translations in Romanian or in a language of international circulation (French or English), certified for authentication by the Embassy of Romania to the issuer country or endorsed with Hague apostils, if the previous studies were not completed in Romania, in a European Union country or in accordance with the legal assistance agreements signed between Romania and third countries. The complete dossier will be sent to the chosen university, which will evaluate the folder and then inform the Ministry of Education and Scientific Research, which will issue a Letter of acceptance.
· For more information regarding the recognition and admission process please access the Ministry of National Education website: