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Entry Requirements

UMF CLUJ NAPOCA

  • Documents Registration

    UMF Cluj Napoca

Contents of the application file:

  1. Appendix 1 and 2 (dated and signed) – 1 copy
  2. Europass CV – written in the intended language of instruction – English or an equivalent CV (https://europass.cedefop.europa.eu/editors/en/cv/compose)
  3. Letter of intent (approximately 1-2 pages)
  4. Study diploma of the equivalent

➜If the original document is issued in Romanian, English or French, 2 individual copies of the original document authenticated by a notary public;

➜If the original document is issued in other languages than the above mentioned, 2 individual copies of the original document authenticated by a notary public + 2 individual translated copies of the original document authenticated by a notary public

  1. Transcript of Baccalaureate* (as the case may be)

➜ If the original document is issued in Romanian, English or French, 2 individual copies of the original document authenticated by a notary public;

➜ If the original document is issued in other languages than the above mentioned, 2 individual copies of the original document authenticated by a notary public + 2 individual translated copies of the original document authenticated by a notary public;

  1. High school transcripts for the last 2 years of high school studies (for EU citizens) and for 9th to 12th or 13th grade (for NON-EU citizens)

➜ If the original document is issued in Romanian, English or French, 1 simple copy of the original document;

➜ If the original document is issued in other languages than the above mentioned, 1 simple copy + 1 translated copy of the original document authenticated by a notary public;

  1. Other study documents* (as the case may be):

Example: Pruebas de Aptitud para el Acceso a la Universidad, calificación Apto din Spania; Panellinies Exetaseis – certificate for the national high school examinations in Greece; Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) or ACT from U.S.A., etc. – if the original document is issued in other languages than Romanian, English or French, 2 individual copies of the original document authenticated by a notary public + 2 individual translated copies of the original document authenticated by a notary public;

  1. Birth certificate

1 copy + 1 legalized translation in Romanian of the original document, regardless of the language in which it is written

  1. Photocopies of passport ➜ pages 1, 2, 3, 4 (Photocopies of identity cards are not accepted) – 2 copies;

The passport must be valid at least for 6 months after the application submission date.

  1. Medical certificate in English or French, containing results of general physical examination, as well as ophthalmological, ENT, neurological, psychiatric examinations – 1 copy;

The medical certificate must also include information regarding the applicant’s possible chronic diseases, must be signed and sealed by the family doctor/specialist who examined the applicant and must bear the official stamp of the medical institution that issued it.

  1. Psychological examination1 original copy

The psychological examination is mandatory only for the applicants of the Faculty of Medicine.

One of the following tests is recommended and considered an advantage for the evaluation:
– NEO Personality Inventory Revised – NEO PI R;
– Young Schema Questionnaire, short form, YSQ-S1 or YSQ-S3.

  1. Language proficiency certificate (see 4). Except for applicants from countries where the official language is the language of university instruction.
  2. Application form for the recognition of high school studies in order to be accepted into university studies – 1 copy; The form can be downloaded from: Application formFOR EU Applicants  (Please attach a ¾ cm photo on the completed application form, before scanning).

Application requesting the issuing of the Letter of Acceptance on a Course of Study – all sections filled in – 1 copy; The  form can be downloaded from: Application Form – FOR NON-EU Applicants (Please attach a ¾ cm photo on the completed application form, before scanning).

  1. Photocopy of the payment document for the non-refundable application processing fee.
  2. Personal data processing agreement (dated and signed) – 1 copy
  • Entry Eligibility

    UMF Cluj Napoca

Citizens of the EU, the EEA, the Swiss Confederation or third countries are eligible for application by evaluation of the documents attesting school performance and personal achievements.

A high school diploma from an accredited high school in the applicant’s country of origin is the minimum application requirement. This diploma must be recognized by the Ministry of National Education in Romania.

  • English Language

    UMF Cluj Napoca

In order for applicants to demonstrate their language proficiency, the application files must include supporting documents. Please include one out of the following documents:

  • For the programs of studies with teaching in English and French, by submitting to the candidate’s file a certificate of linguistic competence of B2 level, internationally recognized. Certificates with limited validity must be valid at the beginning of the academic year in which the applicant enrolled.
  • By graduation the high school in a school where the language of instruction is English or French.

This year the university will not organize language examinations. 

  • Tuition Fee

    UMF Cluj Napoca

The tuition fee per year of study for newly enrolled applicants admitted in the academic year 2020-2021 based on the evaluation of their application file is of EUR 6000 for the study programs in Medicine, Dental Medicine and Pharmacy. 

All applicants, except for those who have been admitted within the Admission of Romanians Everywhere must pay a non-refundable application processing fee in the amount of EUR 250.

  • Special Provisions

    UMF Cluj Napoca

No other method of application is accepted than ONLINE.

Each candidate submits the application file only online (https://admissions.umfcluj.ro/frontend/auth/login).

Incomplete files are processed, but are not eligible for evaluation.

Non-translated proof documents are not eligible for evaluation.

Appendices 1 and 2 must be dated and signed in order for the file to be evaluated.

The results of the selection process cannot be contested.

Any correspondence delivered to the university after the deadline and the completion of the selection process will not be taken into consideration.

By selecting you, the University takes no responsibility for your enrollment as a student.

If you were selected on the basis of a fraudulent application (you provided information that is not in compliance with the actual facts), the University will decline your enrollment.

Given the need for doctor-patient communication, clinical training, seminars and practical works are carried out in Romanian beginning with the fourth year of study.

If upon final enrollment/matriculation you do not hold a high school diploma or and official document stating that you graduated from high school, or if any fraud is detected, you will automatically lose the place obtained following the selection process and will not be reimbursed any fees that you may have already paid.

In the English and French study programs, applicants are admitted only by evaluation of their performance and personal achievements.

If the applicant’s family name and given name on the Diploma is not identical with the family name and the given name which appears on the birth certificate, the applicant must submit an authenticated explanatory note.

For the online psychological examination  – Associate Prof. Codruta Popescu: interested candidates can send an email to the address: cpopescu@umfcluj.ro

The fees that the student pays before matriculation are non-refundable.

DO NOT send original documents, send only authenticated copies!

Attach a document describing the marking system used in the schools that you attended (the equivalent grades for failed-excellent).

Individual evaluation of application files also includes the assessment of the following:
a. Applicant’s high school education: type of high school that the applicant graduated from, results obtained in the baccalaureate / high school leaving examination;

b. Proof of language skills in the language of university instruction, attested by language certificates mentioned under point 4;

c. Quality of extracurricular activities: CV, professional experience in medicine-related fields, other relevant achievements, voluntary work, etc.

d. Letters of recommendation.

Faculties may interpret the evaluation criteria differently.

  • Place Confirmation

    UMF Cluj Napoca

The results will be posted on the university website as follows:

  • Display of “preliminary” results: August 1st 2020
  • Display of the final results: September 18th 2020

Applicants who have been accepted will also receive an answer by E-MAIL.

The confirmation of place must happen until September 28th 2020.

  • Provisional Enrollment

    UMF Cluj Napoca

All applicants must comply with the legal requirements regarding the minimum criteria for attending university studies, and with the legislation concerning temporary residency in Romania for the duration of studies.

By selecting you, the University takes no responsibility for your enrollment as a student. 

If studies are not recognized by the National Center for Recognition and Equivalence of Diplomas or (as the case) by the General Department for International Relations and European Affairs, the study contract concluded between the student and the “Iuliu Hațieganu” University of Medicine and Pharmacy from Cluj-Napoca ends on the date the document stating that your studies are not officially recognized is issued.

If you were selected on the basis on a fraudulent application (you provided information that is not in compliance with actual facts), the University will decline your enrollment.

Applicants

EU & NON-EU

  • EU Applicants

    UMF Cluj Napoca

EU citizens do not need a study visa. However, they must notify the Ministry of Administration and Internal Affairs about their stay in Romania. The Foreign Students Department will provide counseling in this respect.

For EU, EEA and Swiss Confederation citizens, studies are recognized by the National Center for Recognition and Equivalence of Diplomas, which is part of the Romanian Ministry of Education and Research. All the documents required for the recognition of high school studies are also included in the application file.
If you are considered eligible and your file is complete, the University will submit your documents for recognition to the National Center for Recognition and Equivalence of Diplomas. Upon evaluation of your file, the National Center for Recognition and Equivalence of Diplomas will issue a certificate/attestation granting you the right to pursue higher education studies in Romania. Enrollment in the study programs of the university is dependent upon recognition of your studies by the National Center for Recognition and Equivalence of Diplomas. Failure to receive recognition from the National Center for Recognition and Equivalence of Diplomas prevents the university from enrolling you.

*The study documents of citizens of Greece, Italy, Spain, Portugal and Cyprus must be authenticated with the Hague Apostille.
The authentication of study documents with the Hague Apostille shall be done as follows: – The ORIGINAL document is apostilled (high school diploma, baccalaureate transcript) – 1 legalized copy of the original document with the apostille.

If an European citizen presents documents issued in a Non –European country, those documents must be prepared as following:
*The photocopies of the study documents and the birth certificate issued by a Non-European country must be authenticated by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Romanian Embassy in the issuing country or by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in the issuing country and the Embassy of the issuing country in Romania and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Romania or by the Hague Apostille (as the case may be). For countries where there are no diplomatic missions of Romania or which don’t have diplomatic missions in Romania, the study documents will be stamped by the Ministry of Education and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in the issuing country.

  • NON - EU Applicants

    UMF Cluj Napoca

Citizens of non-EU countries need a study visa issued by the Romanian Embassy in the country of origin. The visa is issued based on the Letter of Acceptance to studies delivered by the General Direction of International Relations and European Affairs within the Ministry of Education and Research in Romania.

For non-EU citizens, high school studies are recognized by the General Department for International Relations and European Affairs within the Romanian Ministry of Education and Research. All the documents required for the recognition of high school studies are also included in the application file. If you are considered eligible and your file is complete, the General Department for International Relations and European Affairs issues a Letter of acceptance to studies. This letter is indispensable for obtaining the study visa. Enrollment in the study programs of the university is dependent upon recognition of your studies by the General Department for International Relations and European Affairs. Failure to receive recognition of your studies from the General Department for International Relations and European Affairs prevents the university from enrolling you.

*The photocopies of the study documents and the birth certificate issued by a Non-European country must be authenticated by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Romanian Embassy in the issuing country or by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in the issuing country and the Embassy of the issuing country in Romania and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Romania or by the Hague Apostille (as the case may be). For countries where there are no diplomatic missions of Romania or which don’t have diplomatic missions in Romania, the study documents will be stamped by the Ministry of Education and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in the issuing country.

Applicants from Algeria, Egypt, India, Iran, Malaysia, Nigeria and Pakistan must also submit a file to offices of the Romanian diplomatic missions in the above-mentioned countries. Admission of applicants from these countries is based both on their selection by the University and the approval granted by Romanian diplomatic missions.

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