The scholarship program offered by the Romanian state, through the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, to foreign citizens, based on G.D. 288/1993, for the academic year 2021 – 2022, was launched. The scholarships are offered to foreign citizens who come from countries that are not members of the European Union, for bachelor’s, master and doctorate.
Scholarships for studies at accredited higher education institutions in Romania are awarded through a file-based application evaluation by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) and the Ministry of Education and Research (MER).
What level of study does the scholarship cover?
- Bachelors Degree (3-6 year depending on the specialization)
- Masters Degree (1.5-2 years )
- PhD (3-5 years)
To be Eligible for Scholarship
- Submit a complete file
- Present study documents issued by recognized educational institutions of the country.
- Comply with the file submission methodology.
- Comply with the enrolment dates.
Submission of file:
- Applicants must submit the application files in electronic or physical format only via the diplomatic missions of Romania.
- As an exception, applications can be submitted by candidates in electronic or physical format, including through the diplomatic mission of the state of citizenship authorized in Bucharest, if approved by the diplomatic mission concerned.
What are the Enrolment dates?
The enrolment cycle starts on 15 November each year for the following year’s university session. The deadline for submission of applications is 30 April of the following year. The applicant is obligated to ask about the dates and conditions of enrolment with the Diplomatic Mission where he/she wants to send an application or to the MFA website.
- The application form for a scholarship in Romania and application for the issuance of the letter of acceptance
- Copies of the diplomas obtained.
- Copies of transcripts of the completed studies.
- Birth certificate
- Copy of the first three pages of the passport.
- Curriculum Vitae in English or French in the format of ANNEX 2
- Letter of intent from the applicant in English, French or Romanian(for PhD)
What is the language of study?
In order to foster the Romanian language and culture, the recipients of scholarships provided by the Romanian State for undergraduate and master’s studies are only in Romanian. The exception is doctoral scholarship holders who can choose to study in Romanian or in a foreign language as defined by a doctoral school. Applicants who do not speak Romanian are given a preparatory year for the study of the Romanian language prior to the actual university studies, with the exception of doctoral scholarship holders who have opted for the form of education in a foreign language established by a doctoral school.
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