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University of Craiova

Key details 2023

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International students




Preparatory year


The University of Craiova. Background

Founded in 1947, the University of Craiova is one of the high standing higher education institutions in Romania, fostering scientific, professional and personal growth of over 18,000 students. Following the latest external institutional evaluation carried out by the Romanian Agency for Quality Assurance in Higher Education, the University of Craiova has attained a “High Degree of Confidence” Rating for 2021-2026. The University of Craiova offers a wide spectrum of Bachelor's programs in 52 academic fields, Master’s programs in 44 areas of study, and 23 doctoral fields. University of Craiova has a strong collaboration with  partners within the Erasmus+ Program, as well as other 285 partners from Europe, Africa, Asia, North America and South America.

·        Modern research infrastructure in applied sciences (INCESA) and five research didactic units;



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Facilities of the University of CraiovaThe University CampusThe University of Craiova offers accommodation in 11 student hostels situated on four university campuses:Hostels no.1, no. 2 and no. 3 on the campus of the Faculty of Agriculture (Campus Agronomie);Hostels no. 6, no. 7, no. 8 and no. 14 on the campus of the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering (Campus Mecanică);Hostel no. 10 on the Lăpuș district;Hostels no. 11, no. 12 and no. 13, on the Campus of the Faculty of Physical Education and Sports. All student hostels allow the students' free access to internet and cable TV. Six out of the eleven hostels are completely renovated, offering double rooms provided with refrigerator, TV set and individual bathroom, as well as fully equipped kitchens and laundries, a reading room and a social hall located within the precincts of the hostel, for social activities. AccommodationIncoming students at the University of Craiova have two options of accommodation: staying at the universityresidence or seeking alternative accommodation before or upon arrival.StudentHostel AccommodationErasmus+ incomers may reserve a place at the university residence through the Hostelreservation form, filled in and sent to the Department of InternationalRelations prior to arrival. Everyroom will accommodate at least 2 students. The rooms available are comfortable,pleasantly decorated, with free internet access and cable TV, refrigerator andTV set and private bathroom. Bedclothesare supplied. There is also a fully equipped kitchen and laundry on everyfloor, a reading room and a social hall.RentedAccommodationRentedflats are an alternative for incoming students seeking high qualityaccommodation, comfort and privacy. Students must make their own reservation. The priceis approximately 200 EUR per person (2 persons allowed) for a furnished flatwith gas heating, located near the city center and/or the faculty buildings ofthe University.

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ESN Craiova


Erasmus Student Network (ESN) is a non-profit international student organisation whose mission is to represent international students, thus provide opportunities for cultural understanding and self-development under the principle of Students Helping Students. Erasmus Student Network Craiova was founded in 2014. From the beginning, its main focus was on helping incoming foreign students integrate in our society, guide them during their stay in Craiova and overcome cultural differences.

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Notification! Due to the high number of applications received, the results for the scholarship programme offered by the Romanian state through the Ministry of Foreign Affairs will be announced by the end of August. Applicants will be notified directly in their StudyinRomania account in the following month. Thank you for your patience and understanding!
Notification! En raison de l'augmentation du nombre de candidatures, les résultats du programme de bourses offert par l'État roumain par l'intermédiaire du ministère des Affaires étrangères, sera annoncée d'ici à la fin d’août. Les candidats seront notifiés directement dans leur compte StudyinRomania le mois suivant. Merci de votre patience et votre compréhension!