1. General conditions
Number of scholarships: 85 scholarships for under- and post-graduate studies in Romania, by means of selection of application files, organized by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) and the Ministry of National Education and Scientific Research (hereafter, MNESR), in keeping with Romanian current legislation.
Who can qualify: citizens of non EU countries.
Foreign citizens of Romanian origin and those belonging to the neighboring historic Romanian communities benefit from other scholarship programs offered by the Romanian state. The candidate should not have a Romanian citizenship.
The scholarships are granted for three levels of study:
a) for the first cycle (licenta): This scheme is dedicated to graduates of high schools or of equivalent pre-university studies, as well as to candidates who require the continuation of their studies in Romania. The complete cycle of university studies lasts for 3 to 6 years, according to the specific requirements of the chosen faculty, and ends with a final examination (licenta);
b) for the 2nd cycle (master): This scheme is dedicated to graduates of university/post-graduate studies; it lasts for 1,5 to 2 years and ends with a dissertation;
c) for the 3rd cycle (doctorate) this scheme is dedicated to the graduates of university/postgraduate studies (i.e. master); it lasts for 3-4 years, in keeping with the specific requirements of the chosen faculty, and ends with a doctor’s thesis. Admission to a PhD course is conditioned by an entrance examination.
4. List of documents necessary for the application file
4.1. Cover letter issued by the diplomatic mission of the country of origin, accredited to Bucharest or of the Romanian Embassy in the respective country.
4.2. A duly filled in MFA application form for a scholarship to study in Romania.
4.3. MNESR application form for the issue of the Letter of Acceptance to study in Romania.
4.4. Authorized copies of the study documents (baccalaureate and university diplomas if necessary,) and their authorized translation in Romanian, French or English if necessary.
4.5. Authorized copies and authorized translation of the diploma supplement - academic transcript for the studies completed so far.
4.6. Authorized copy and authorized translation of birth certificate.
4.7. Copy of passport (first 3 pages)
4.8. Medical certificate attesting that the applicant is not affected by any transmissible disease or by other illnesses incompatible with future studies.
4.9. The candidate’s CV.
4.10. 2 recent passport-type photos.
5. Applications Evaluation and Selection
The MFA checks the application files and submits the valid candidatures to the MFA Selection Board. The files selected by this Board will be sent to the Ministry of National Education and Scientific Research Selection Board. Boards will evaluate the dossiers taking into account the candidates’ academic achievements in their selected fields of study.
The Boards will approve the list of accepted candidates.
6. Announcement of results
The selection results will be announced by 30 June 2017, to each diplomatic mission that submitted application files.
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