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ROMANIA: ALEXANDRU IOAN CUZA UNIVERSITY

Iasi, Romania

GENERAL INFORMATION

FULL NAME AND LOCATION OF UNIVERSITY

Alexandru Ioan Cuza University

NUMBER OF UTRECHT NETWORK SEMESTERS ACCEPTING DURING 2021/2022

2 students for each area of study (2 semesters)

MAIN UNIVERSITY WEBSITE

INTERNATIONAL OFFICE WEBSITE FOR INCOMING STUDENTS

CONTACT PERSON FOR INCOMING STUDENTS

Mrs. Gina MARINESCU

International Relations Officer

Alexandru Ioan Cuza University 

International Relations Office

Bd. Carol I nr. 11, 700506, IASI, ROMANIA

 

Tel: +40 232 201839

 

gina.marinescu@uaic.ro 

CONTACT PERSON FOR OUTGOING STUDENTS

Same

APPLICATION WEBSITE

HOW DOES THE APPLICATION AND ADMISSIONS PROCESS DIFFER FOR GRADUATE STUDENTS?

Graduate students should provide a proposal for the research they plan to undertake and obtain a formal acceptance from the faculty where they are going to be registered.

 

ACADEMICS

 

AREAS OF STUDY OPEN TO UNDERGRADUATE EXCHANGE STUDENTS

UNDERGRADUATE AREAS TAUGHT IN ENGLISH

Business Administration, Economics and Finance, Computer Science, Mathematics, English Language and Literature, American Studies, Translation and Interpreting 

 

BA programmes in languages other 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

AREAS OF STUDY OPEN TO GRADUATE EXCHANGE STUDENTS

CAN GRADUATE STUDENTS TAKE UNDERGRADUATE LEVEL COURSES

Yes

CAN ADVANCED UNDERGRADUATE STUDENTS TAKE GRADUATE LEVEL COURSES?

AREAS OF STUDY RESTRICTED TO PRIOR BILATERAL AGREEMENTS BETWEEN EXCHANGE DEPARTMENTS OR FACULTIES

None

AREAS OF STUDY THAT ARE NOT OPEN TO EXCHANGE STUDENTS

None

WEBSITE FOR COURSE OFFERINGS

REQUIRED MINIMUM AND MAXIMUM NUMBER OF CREDITS AVAILABLE THROUGH THE EXCHANGE

In accordance with the learning agreement or as set by the home university.

ARE SUMMER COURSES AVAILABLE AS EXCHANGE (NON FEE-PAYING)? IF SO, WHAT IS THE WEBSITE?

No

DO STUDENTS REGISTER FOR COURSES IN ADVANCE OR UPON ARRIVAL?

In advance

COURSE REGISTRATION DEADLINE(S)

Learning agreement (courses choice) to be sent before: 

15 September (1st semester)

15 January (2nd semester)

LANGUAGE REQUIREMENTS

Not the case for the courses in English

Good command of Romanian for courses in Romanian. 

LANGUAGE TEST CERTIFICATE REQUIRED? IF SO, WHICH AND WHEN: BEFORE ADMISSION OR UPON ARRIVAL?

None

PREPARATORY LANGUAGE COURSE FOR INCOMING STUDENTS? DATES AND COSTS?

Yes. Intensive language course of Romanian language (5 ECTS credits) during both the 1st and 2nd semesters). Free of charge for guests UN-MAUI students.

Yes, upon receiving prior approval

ARE THERE ANY SPECIAL ADVISING OR REGISTRATION CONCERNS THAT STUDENTS SHOULD BE AWARE OF? ARE SERVICES AVAILABLE TO ASSIST IN REGISTRATION OR COURSE SELECTION?

Administrative support ensured by the staff from the International Relations Office.


Academic support available on request through the agency of the contact person from the International Relations Office.

ADDITIONAL NOTES

DATES

 

APPLICATION DEADLINE FOR EACH TERM

Semester 1/Fall: 1 August
Semester 2/Spring: 1 December

ACADEMIC CALENDAR

1st (fall) semester

October – December – 12 weeks of classes

end of December – beginning of January – 2 weeks winter holiday

Beginning of January – 2 weeks of classes

 

2nd (spring) semester

mid-February – May – 14 weeks of classes (1 week Easter holiday)

EXAMINATION PERIOD

2 weeks’ exam session

 

1st semester: Last decade of January 2022

2nd semester: End of May 2022 – Mid-June 2022

IF THERE IS A BREAK BETWEEN THE ACADEMIC COURSE CALENDAR AND EXAMS, CAN ARRANGEMENTS BE MADE SO THE STUDENT MAY TAKE EXAMS EARLY?

Yes, upon receiving prior approval 

ORIENTATION SESSION(S) FOR INCOMING STUDENTS. ARE THEY MANDATORY? DATES AND COSTS?

Not mandatory, but recommended.

During the first week of each semester

ADDITIONAL NOTES

None

COSTS

 

TOTAL COST ESTIMATE PER MONTH (IN EURO)

400

HOUSING

120

MEALS

220

BOOKS/COURSE MATERIALS

40

LOCAL TRANSPORTATION

20

HEALTH INSURANCE

-Health insurance is needed for the whole stay in Romania.

OTHER

Within 30 to 60 days upon their arrival in Iasi, students have to apply for the residence permit. 

 

The current fees to be paid for the residence permit are approx.175 euros.

IS COMPARABLE HEALTH INSURANCE COVERAGE FROM ABROAD ALLOWED?

Yes

ADDITIONAL NOTES

None

HOUSING AND STUDENT LIFE

 

IS HOUSING ASSISTANCE AVAILABLE? IS IT GUARANTEED? HOW DO STUDENTS APPLY?

Yes (for on-campus accommodation only)

HOUSING OPTIONS

Accommodation for BA and MA students in Titu Maiorescu Campus (C5 residence) in triple rooms and in for PhD students in the Gaudeamus Residence in double or triple rooms.

HOUSING WEBSITE AND CONTACT PERSON(S)

DO STUDENTS APPLY FOR HOUSING WITH THEIR UNIVERSITY APPLICATION OR IS IT SEPARATE? IS THERE A DEADLINE?

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)

WHAT KINDS OF HEALTH FACILITIES ARE AVAILABLE AT THE UNIVERSITY?

Free of charge medical assistance in the campus

ARE INTERNSHIPS AVAILABLE?

No

ARE STUDENT JOBS AVAILABLE/ALLOWED?

No

ADDITIONAL NOTES

PROMOTIONAL MATERIALS

 

LEARN MORE ABOUT THIS UNIVERSITY

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