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Full name of University Alexandru Ioan Cuza University of Iasi
Number of MAUI/AEN students you can accept during 2014/15

2 students for each field of study (30 semesters)

Contact person for incoming students

Mrs Livia DIMITRIU
Head
Department of International Relations
Alexandru Ioan Cuza University
Bulevardul Carol I nr.11
700506 - IASI / ROMANIA
Tel.: + 40 232 201022
Fax + 40 232 201802
Email livia.vranescu@uaic.ro

Gina MARINESCU
International Relations Officer
Department of International Relations
Alexandru Ioan Cuza University
Bd. Carol I nr. 11, 700506 IASI, ROMANIA
Tel: +40 232 201839
Fax: +40 232 201802
Email:
gina.marinescu@uaic.ro

Contact person for outgoing students

Mrs Livia DIMITRIU
Head
Department of International Relations
Alexandru Ioan Cuza University
Bulevardul Carol I nr.11
700506 - IASI / ROMANIA
Tel.: + 40 232 201022
Fax + 40 232 201802
Email livia.vranescu@uaic.ro

Gina MARINESCU
International Relations Officer
Department of International Relations
Alexandru Ioan Cuza University
Bd. Carol I nr. 11, 700506 IASI, ROMANIA
Tel: +40 232 201839
Fax: +40 232 201802
Email:
gina.marinescu@uaic.ro

General University Website www.uaic.ro
International Office/Website for Incoming Students

http://www.uaic.ro/uaic/bin/view/Cooperation/DepartamentulRIIU?language=en

http://www.uaic.ro/uaic/bin/view/Cooperation/StudentiInternationali?language=en

Areas of study open to undergraduate exchange students

Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Economics and Business Administration, Geography and Geology, History, Law, Letters, Mathematics, Philosophy, Physical Education and Sports, Physics, Psychology and Education Sciences, Theology, European Studies

Open undergraduate areas of study taught in English

Business Administration
English Language and Literature
American Studies
Translation and Interpreting

BA programmes in other languages than English
Géographie du tourisme (in French)
French Language and Literature
German Language and Literature
Italian Language and Literature
Spanish Language and Literature
Russian Language and Literature

Are graduate areas open for exchange? Yes
Areas of study open to graduate exchange students

Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Economics and Business Administration, Geography and Geology, History, Law, Letters, Mathematics, Philosophy, Physical Education and Sports, Physics, Psychology and Education Sciences, Theology, European Studies

Open graduate areas of study taught in English

Computer Science
Finance and Risk Management
Environmental Geochemistry
American Studies
Applied Linguistics – Teaching EFL
English Language, Literature and Civilisation
Translation and Terminology
Physics

MA programmes in other languages than English
Tourisme et développement régional (in French)
Francophone Studies
Teaching French as a Foreign Language and Intercultural Education
German Culture in the European Context
French Language, Literature and Civilisation
Italian Language, Literature and Civilisation
Spanish Language, Literature and Civilisation
Russian and Polish Languages, Literatures and Civilisations

Can advanced undergraduate exchange students take graduate level courses?

Yes

Can graduate students take undergraduate level courses? Yes
Websites for course offerings

http://www.uaic.ro/uaic/bin/view/Academic/Programe?language=en
http://www.uaic.ro/uaic/bin/view/Cooperation/Coursestaughtinforeignlanguages

Are summer courses available as exchange (non fee-paying)?

No

Academic Calendar

1st semester
1 October 2014 – Mid February 2015
(Christmas holiday + exam session included)

2nd semester
Mid February 2014 – End of June 2014 (exam session included)

Examination period(s)

Mid January 2015 - Beginning of February 2015

Mid June 2015 - End of June 2015

If there is a break between the academic course calendar and exams, can arrangements be made so the student may take exams early? No
Application deadline for each term June 1 (1st semester)
November 1 (2nd semester)
Application website http://www.uaic.ro/uaic/bin/view/Cooperation/freemovers
How does the application and admissions process differ for undergraduates versus graduates? Graduates should provide a proposal for the research they wish to undertake and get an acceptance from the faculty where they are going to be registered.
Do students register for classes in advance or upon arrival? In Advance
Are prior arrangements needed to secure a visa before arrival in country? No
Language Requirements Good command of Romanian for courses taught in Romanian
Language test certificate required? TOEFL, Cambridge Advanced (C1), other certificates - proving an above average proficiency in English. Language test certificate required before admission.
Preparatory language course for incoming students?

No

Are there any special advising or registrations concerns that students should be aware of? Are services available to assist in registration or course selection? Academic advising support on request through the agency of the contact person from the Department of International Relations.
Required minimum and maximum number of credits available through the exchange In accordance with the signed learning agreement.
Is housing assistance available? How do students apply, and is it guaranteed?

Yes

Housing options Accommodation in the “Gaudeamus” Centre for International Exchanges in double or triple rooms.
http://www.uaic.ro/uaic/bin/view/Main/Gaudeamus?language=en
Housing Website and Contact Person(s)

http://www.uaic.ro/uaic/bin/view/Main/Gaudeamus?language=en

Through the agency of the contact person from the Department of International Relations.

Do students apply for housing with their regular application or is it separate? Accommodation form to be filled in and sent by email before August 1 (for the 1st semester and before December 1 for the 2nd semester)
Is housing available between breaks in the term? Yes
Is there a campus meal plan? No
Total cost estimates per month in Euro
(broken down below)
400 EUR
-Housing 100 EUR
-Meals 200 EUR
-Books 40 EUR
-Local Transportation 20 EUR
-Health Insurance 40 EUR
-Other Non EU students must purchase an insurance policy once they arrive in Romania
Is comparable health insurance coverage from abroad allowed? No
Are health facilities available at the university? Free of charge medical assistance in the campus.
Are internships available? No
Are student jobs available/allowed? No
Other important notes http://www.uaic.ro/uaic/bin/view/Cooperation/freemovers
Last update of this information January 2014