Study in Romania
With a rich academic history, Romania is a beautiful country with a diverse population. Boasting fantastic natural landscapes, a combination of European cultures and medieval castles, Romania is widely considered to be the inspiration for Bram Stoker’s Dracula novel. Universities in Romania can offer international students with a unique experience.
Why Study in Romania?
The higher education system in Romania is continually being improved. The system is regulated by the Ministry of Education and Research, which ensures that Romanian higher education matches the standards of the rest of Europe. This means that any degree you earn in Romania will be respected internationally. At a Romanian university, you will be able to gain a bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degree, in a wide range of subject areas. There are many higher education institutions in the country, both public and private. The institutions tend to focus on academic and vocational elements of education, preparing the students for the workplace.
There are 5 of Romania’s universities in the 2019 QS World University Rankings. These are all in the 801-1000 group. Included in the rankings is Alexandru Ioan Cuza University, Babes-Bolyai University, the University of Bucharest, University Politehnica of Bucharest and the Universitatea de Vest din Timisoara (West University of Timisoara).
Located at the meeting point of Central, Southeastern and Eastern Europe, Romania is home to over 19.6 million people. It shares land borders with 5 countries: Bulgaria, Ukraine, Hungary, Serbia and Moldova. Its coastline runs along the Black Sea, and the end of the Danube River, Europe’s second longest river, ends in the Danube Delta in Romania. The country was formed in 1859, by uniting the Danubian Principalities of Moldavia and Wallachia. Since then, Romania has experienced a turbulent history, but has been a democracy since its 1989 Revolution. It has been a member of the European Union since 2007, and is classed as a developing country.