Romanian Government Scholarships 2020/2021 for Foreign Citizens to study in Romania (Funded)


Application Deadline: June 26th 2020

The Romanian Government Scholarship Program offered by the Romanian state, through the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, to foreign citizens, based on H.G. 288/1993, for the academic year 2020 – 2021, was launched. The scholarships are offered to foreign citizens from countries that are not members of the European Union, for undergraduate and postgraduate studies. See the methodology, calendar and list of universities enrolled in the program.

The university year starts on October 1st

  1. The scholarship consists of:
     Free-of-charge tuition,
     Free-of-charge accommodation (depending on availability, accommodation will be offered free of-charge in students halls of residence, in keeping with the higher education regulations and within the limits of the sums available for this purpose),
     Financial support – a monthly amount representing :
     the equivalent in Romanian currency of 65 EURO per month, for 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 (doctorate degree) 3rd cycle.

Application Procedure:

MER will issue a Letter of Acceptance to Study in Romania for the successful candidates. This letter will also mention the supplementary preparatory year, compulsory for learning the Romanian language (if applicable) and the academic institution/ institutions where the courses will take place.

In case the candidate does not specify two options in the application form and the chosen university cannot offer a place, the MER may make another offer of university (same faculty), according to the availabilities of the Romanian higher education institutions. If the letter of acceptance to study in Romania contains another equivalent offer, the candidate is free to reject it.

The candidate will receive the original Letter of Acceptance to study in Romania as soon as possible from the diplomatic mission that submitted the file to the MFA.
After receiving the Letter of Acceptance, the candidate will contact the Romanian embassy in his/her country of origin or of residence to officially accept the scholarship and apply for a long stay student visa.

The applications must be submitted until 26 June 2020.
The candidate has to complete by 14 August 2020 the dossier with all the necessary documents: the copy of the diploma and the authorized translation of the diploma or of the certificate attesting that the applicant has graduated high school, university or an equivalent institution, issued after the submission of the application file, mentioning the date when the diploma is issued.

Between 1-15 October 2020, the successful candidates must come personally to register at the International Relations Department/the Rectorate of the University where they were accepted.
 They will have to present a file containing:
 all original documents contained in the initial application file,
 the Letter of Acceptance to study,
 Passport containing a valid study long stay SD visa.

For More Information:

Visit the Official Webpage of the Romanian Government Scholarships 2020/2021


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