Romanian Government Scholarships

Tuesday, January 1, 2013


Romanian Government has announced 85 scholarships for international (Non EU) students. These scholarships are available to pursue undergraduate and postgraduate studies in Romania.

Citizens of non EU countries (irrespective of their country of residence). Priority is given to citizens from non EU states with which Romania does not have cultural and education cooperation agreements. Mention should be made that foreign citizens of Romanian origin  and those belonging to the neighbouring historic Romanian communities benefit from other scholarship programmes offered by the Romanian state.

Priority fields: priority will be given to the candidates applying for: political and administrative sciences, education studies, Romanian culture and civilization, journalism, technical studies, oil and gas, agricultural studies, veterinary medicine, architecture, arts. Requests for other fields will also be taken into account. 

Language of Study:In order to promote Romanian language and culture, the Ministry of Education, Research, Youth and Sports has decided that the beneficiaries of the scholarships should study only in the Romanian language. The candidates who do not know Romanian are offered one supplementary preparatory year to study the language. The students who declare that they know already Romanian language have to pass a language test organised by the competent  higher education institutions.

Scholarship value
  • free-of-charge tuition,
  • free-of-charge accommodation (depending on availability, accommodation will be offered free-of-charge in students hostels, in keeping with the higher education regulations),
  • financial support - a monthly amount representing :
  • the equivalent in Romanian currency of 65 EURO per month, for the under-graduate students (1st cycle),
  • the equivalent in Romanian currency of 75 EURO per month, for post-graduate students (master degrees and specialization) 2nd cycle,
  • the equivalent in Romanian currency of 85 EURO per month, for post graduate students (doctor’s degree) 3rd cycle.
These scholarships do not cover food,  international and local transport. The candidates must be prepared to support personally any other additional expenses.

Further scholarship details and application procedures can be found at http://www.mae.ro/en/node/10251

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