- The government of Romania offers scholarships to foreign citizens in accredited higher education institutions in Romania, through a file-based application assessment by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) and the Ministry of Education and Research (MER).
- These scholarships are offered to foreign citizens who come from non-EU member states and cover undergraduate, master’s, and doctoral studies.
- Accredited higher education institutions in Romania
Fields of Study
- Romanian culture and civilization
- Oil and gas
- Educational studies
- Veterinary medicine
- Political and administrative sciences
- Agricultural studies
- Studies at undergraduate and master’s levels are undertaken in Romanian.
- Doctoral students can opt for studies in Romanian or a foreign language set by the doctoral school.
- Students who do not speak Romanian go through a preparatory year of studying the Romanian language before commencing the actual study program.
What does the scholarship cover?
- Registration or any other fees related to application processing, testing for Romanian language skills, taking the admission contest for doctoral studies, and aptitude tests
- Tuition fees for the Romanian language preparatory year
- Tuition fees for the entire study period, not exceeding the duration of a university cycle, subject to the study program
- Monthly scholarship for students enrollees in the Romanian language preparatory year
- Monthly scholarship for students enrolled in the bachelor’s, master’s, or doctoral studies for a period no longer than the duration of the university cycle
- Accommodation in student dormitories
- Medical assistance in case of medical-surgical emergencies
- Local public, ground, naval, and underground transport.
How many scholarships are given?
- 85 undergraduate and postgraduate scholarships
Which countries are targeted?’
- Any country that is not classified as an EU member state
Am I Eligible to Apply?
To qualify for this scholarship, you must:
- Submit a completed application file. Follow the instructions for completion very carefully
- Present your study documents issued by an accredited/recognized educational institution
- Comply with the regulations for file submission
- Comply with enrolment dates and deadlines
How Do I Apply – Next Steps
- Candidates must send their application files (available on the website) in electronic or physical format (preferably electronic) through the diplomatic missions of Romania.
- Some applications may be submitted electronically to the diplomatic mission of the state of citizenship accredited in Bucharest, only if the diplomatic mission in question accepts it (via a dedicated email address). If the diplomatic mission refuses to take the application file, however, the file must be submitted using the procedure in the previous paragraph.
- The scholarship application form and application for issuance of a letter of acceptance
- Copies of diplomas obtained previously (baccalaureate diploma or its equivalent, plus bachelor’s, master’s, doctorate degree, if applicable), with authorized translations into English, French or Romanian
- Copies of transcripts of completed studies with authorized translations attached
- A copy of a birth certificate or any other equivalent identification document with an authorized translation into English, French or Romanian
- A copy of the first three pages of the applicant’s passport
- Curriculum Vitae in English or French, in the authorized format
- Doctoral applicants must submit a letter of intent from doctoral applicants in English, French, or Romanian
- April 30, 2024
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