Startup Expenses for foreign students in Romania

When you arrive you will have to go through a few registration and visa extension procedures that require extra cash.

Completing your university file and applying for the temporary residence permit – approx. € 310

You will have to translate your documents into Romanian for your university file. This will cost around € 5-10 per page. Make sure you negotiate prices with the translator. First year students will only have to translate 2 pages and transfer students will have to translate their entire transcript from the previous university. Below the costs are indicated in € (Euros)

International Student Registration Expenses

International Medical Students Financial Planning Manual

This manual contains the following links

Forming a monthly budget plan is very important. With a good estimation of monthly expenses you and your financial sponsor will be able to prepare for the 6 years that you will be investing in your education. If you are one of the fortunate for whom finances is not an issue, first thank God for your …

Application documents for Doctoral study in medicine at a Romanian University

The documents required for application to doctoral studies are certified copies of the :

  • high-school graduation certificate,
  • university graduation degree,
  • postgraduate degree/master’s degree,
  • birth certificate and marriage certificate (if the applicant’s last name changed subsequent to marriage)
  • as well as a copy of the grade transcripts for the university studies at graduate level,
  • a curriculum vitae,
  • a list of publications,
  • a medical certificate (including the HIV test, only for international applicants),
  • four passport-size photos (only for international applicants) and
  • the application form (different for Romanian and international applicants).

Listing of Medical Postgraduate programs available in Romania

I. Surgical specialty

  1. General surgery 5 years
  2. Orthopedics and traumatology 5 years
  3. Cardiovascular surgery 7 years
  4. Neurosurgery 7 years
  5. E.N.T 5 years
  6. Ophthalmology 5 years
  7. Urology 5 years
  8. Obstetrics& gynecology 5 years
  9. Plastic surgery 5 years
  10. Thoracic surgery 5 years
  11. Infantile surgery 5 years
  12. Anesthesia and intensive therapy5 years

II. Medical Specialties

  1. Internal medicine 5 years
  2. Cardiology 5 years
  3. Hematology 5 years
  4. Gastroenterology 5 years
  5. Diabetes,Nutrition and metabolic diseases 5 years
  6. Pneumophysiology 5 years
  7. Nephrology 5 years
  8. Allergology and Immunology 5 years
  9. Endocrinology 5 years
  10. General Oncology and Chemotherapy 5 years
  11. Rheumatology 5 years
  12. Balneology and medical recuperation 5 years

Medical Specialization in Romania

Highest form of education…

In Romania, according to the law, doctoral studies are the highest form of education and research. All educational institutes in Romania and doctoral advisors, must according to this same law, be certified and accredited to offer and participate in doctoral studies.

In Romania doctoral studies take on two forms: Full time studies and part time studies, with a length of 4 years or more, out of which 1 year for exams and 3 years or more for reports.

Under supervision of specialists…

Candidates complete their degrees under the supervision of specialists in the respective fields of …

Application Requirements for Medical Schools in Argentina

The requirements between the different Medical Universities in Argentina are varied. Some state run faculties ask applicants to sit for an entrance exam or assess the applicant based on the academic achievements.

Whereas other state universities and privately owned institutes may not have any entrance requirements other than a decent academic record and a good grasp of the Spanish language.

[Editor: This page is incomplete and marked as work in progress. more info will be added after the Romanian intake. Thank you for your patience. You may register on our website and select Argentina 6yr Medical Program on your application …

General Review – Romanain Medical Schools

Why Romania?

Located amongst the beautiful architectural delights of Romania, the medical schools in Romania are quite often in spacious solid old buildings which have a unique character.

We are very enthusiastic about Romania as a study location and see it as an ideal opportunity for individuals looking for an affordable way to pursue their life path. The low tuition fees of Romanian universities are a bonus. The real opportunity lies in being exposed to Romania’s rich cultural heritage, the beautiful people, the unique language, the amazing and diverse landscape and safe environment while being educated at an established accredited …

Romanian Medical School Program Structure

Romanian medical programs follow a similar course structure at all the universities. Below is a list of the yearly course structure and subjects covered.

1st Year of English Medical Program – 2 Semesters (60 credits)

  • Anatomy
  • Physiology
  • Biophysics
  • Biochemestry
  • Cellular and Molecular Biology
  • Medical Mathematics
  • Foreign Language
  • Romanian Language
  • Summer Practical Period 2 weeks – 30 Hours/Week (elective in any medical speciality and hospital decided solely by the student)

2nd Year of English Medical Program – 2 Semesters (60 credits)

  • Genetical Anatomy
  • Topographical Anatomy
  • Physiology
  • Virology
  • Parasitology
  • Histology
  • Genetics
  • Foreign Language
  • Summer Practical Period 2 weeks – 30 Hours/Week
  • Romanian

How MSA Started

Medical Student Advisors (MSA) began by providing study abroad application administering services to South African students in 2001. In South Africa there was and still is a greater number of students wanting to study medicine than there are available seats at South African medical universities. Getting a place in a South African medical school required outstanding academic results which made the prospects bleak for enthusiastic applicants.

It was soon discovered that this was also the situation not just in South Africa, but many other countries. Soon clients were arriving from all over the world, looking for affordable, accredited and accessible …

Romania – Country and Culture

Brief History of Romania

Total population of Romania is 22,270,000. The major part of the total population is covered by the native Romanians. However the Thracian tribes were the first dwellers of the country in the prehistoric era. They were also known as the Dacians.

The other races of the large ethnic variety in Romania are the Hungarians, Roma, Ukrainians and Germanic people. Some other members of the minority also exist in the country. They are the Russians and the Turks. When One mentions Romania many people conjure up images of Dracula or Transylvania. Truth be told, Drucula was a …

Application Requirements for Romanian Medical Schools

All applicants must

  • be 18 years by October, the beginning of the academic year (Under special circumstances, applicants under 18 may apply. Please contact us for more information)
  • have a valid high school certification (A levels, Matric Certificate etc.) that allows entrance into university
  • be fluent in English or French language
  • Applicants must be of good health, display good social behavior and have the ability to integrate into a multi-cultural study environment
  • show financial proof that they are capable of meeting the responsibilities.
  • Mature applicants may apply
  • Transfer students may apply for advanced placement into the medical program

There are …

Our Services

For Students – We get you into medical school by:

  • acting as an important intermediary with the educational institute
  • providing unbiased advice
  • counselling and advising on how to overcome common obstacles
  • assisting with visa and travel arrangements prior to departure
  • providing easily accessible and immediate assistance from our versatile and dynamic team via our custom support desk, telephone, email, messenger and video conferencing.
  • sharing our direct knowledge and experience of the countries, culture and cities we work in.
  • providing personal assistance with a team of ground staff, managed by regional managers in each country.
  • emergency support from MSA ground staff