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UMF IAȘI (GR. T. POPA)

  • Documents Registration

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The documents required in order to enroll in the study programs offered by the “Grigore T. Popa” University of Medicine and Pharmacy in Iasi are as follows:

– Standardized Application Form for the issue of the Letter of Acceptance to study (non-E.U. states) / Certificate form (E.U. states) (2 copies), completely filled out and signed;

– 2 copies and 2 certified translations of the Baccalaureate Diploma, or an equivalent to the Baccalaureate Diploma certified by the relevant authority in the issuing country, including the grades obtained in the Baccalaureate exam. Graduates of 2020 who have not yet received their Baccalaureate Diplomas will submit an official certification signed and/or stamped (depending on the standard procedure of the respective institution), issued by the institution organizing the Baccalaureate Exam; the document should indicate the fact that the candidate has passed the examination and should list the grades obtained for each subject matter (2 certified copies). In case the document is not issued in French or English, 2 original copies of certified Romanian translation are mandatory.

– 2 copies and 2 certified translations of high-school transcripts or study records. In case the document is not written in French or English, 2 original copies of certified Romanian, French or English translations are mandatory.

Other mandatory documents to be submitted in 2 certified copies, or 2 copies and certified translations, according to the in force list of high-school diplomas recognised by the Ministry of National Education in Romania for the registration of the foreign citizens ( for Romanian citizens who have obtained baccalaureate diplomas abroad: the certificate issued after passing the baccalaureate exam in Italy; Pruebas de Aptitud para el Acceso a la Universidad, calificación Apto from Spain; Panellinies Exetaseis – the certificate issued following the National Examinations for General High Schools from Greece; the certificate issued by Verket för högskoleservice from Sweden; SAT/ACT scores from USA; for the citizens of other EU states: Pruebas de Aptitud para el Acceso a la Universidad, calificación Apto from Spain; Panellinies Exetaseis – the certificate issued following the National Examinations for General High Schools from Greece; SAT/ACT scores from USA);

Birth certificate – 2 copies and 2 certified translations. In case the document is not written in French or English, 2 original copies of certified Romanian, French or English translations are mandatory.

– A copy of the document specifying the permanent home address in the country of origin (issued by the respective Town Hall or the Prefecture). In case the document is not written in French or English, 2 original copies of certified Romanian, French or English translations are mandatory;

A copy of the passport (pages 1, 2, 3 and 4) valid for at least 6 months following acceptance to study at the University. EU citizens can submit 2 copies of the Identity Document;

– proof of name change/ name change certificate (if it is the case) – 2 copies and 2 certified translations. In case the document is not written in French or English, 2 original copies of certified Romanian, French or English translations are mandatory;

A medical certificate from the country of origin or residence containing proof of hepatitis B vaccination, information whether or not the candidate is registered as suffering from chronic diseases, a mention that the candidate does not suffer from contagious diseases or other diseases incompatible with the future profession, and the candidate’s psychiatric evaluation. In case the document is not written in French or English, 2 original copies of certified Romanian, French or English translations are mandatory;

– 2 certified copies of the Graduation Diploma for the preparatory year of learning the Romanian language, or of the certificate of language skills in the language of tuition, with level B2 / independent user as the minimal accepted level, for all four language skills (writing, reading, listening, speaking) according to Annex 1, with the exception of citizens of states where French is an official language (France, Belgium, Luxemburg, Canada, Switzerland, Benin) and citizens of states where English is an official language (Great Britain, USA, New Zealand, Australia, Ireland, India, Canada and South Africa).

– statement regarding the enrollment options (Annex 3);

– a receipt of payment of the file processing fee;

– checklist of submitted documents.

  • Entry Eligibility

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Eligibility to enroll in the admission competition for self-funded places (foreign currency), consisting in the evaluation of the candidates’ academic and personal achievements, is as follows:

– Citizens from non-EU member states are eligible to apply for the study programs with tuition in Romanian, English or French language;

– Citizens from EU member states, as well as citizens of the European Economic Area and the Swiss Confederation are eligible to apply for the study programs with tuition in Romanian, English or French language.

  • English Language

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The exam for the evaluation of language knowledge for candidates who do not have a certificate of language skills, according to

Annex 1

The “Grigore T. Popa” University of Medicine and Pharmacy Iasi organizes a test exam for the evaluation of language knowledge  in order to obtain the language skills certificate which allows the applicants to take part in the admission process, based on the evaluation of secondary education results and personal achievements leading to their access to study programs taught in Romanian, English or French, on places requiring the payment of the tuition fee in foreign currency, during the academic year 2020-2021.

Examination period:

Session 1

Registration period: 08 -12 June 2020

Testing procedure: 22 June 2020

Session 2

Registration period: 23 – 27 June 2020

Testing procedure: 3 July 2020

Session 3

Registration period: 29 June – 3 July 2020

Testing procedure: 10 July 2020

In order to register for the test, candidates have to send to the e-mail address langtest@umfiasi.ro, the following scanned documents:

  • Registration application: a standardized form, filled in, printed, signed by the candidate, scanned and sent via e-mail to the above mentioned address;
  • A document proving that the examination fee was paid (75 Euro);
  • A copy of the passport held by the candidate.

The examination fee in the amount of 75 euro is non-refundable.

The structure of the tests observes the model provided by international tests Cambridge which award the participants the B2 qualifier as minimal level of language competence. The duration of the test is one hour and a half.

The results of the examination will be posted on the University website within 7 days after the examination. The results are final and cannot be disputed.

Scanned copies of the certificates of language skills will be sent to the candidates via e-mail, to the address used by the candidate in the registration process. These copies will be required in the on line registration for the admission competition. The original documents will be included in the registration folders of the candidates by the Deans’ Offices.

Accepted language skills certificates for the academic year 2020-2021:

The following proving documents in original or legalized copy are accepted:
a) Transcript of records or certificate from middle school/high-school/university (with header, signature and stamp) attesting having attended and graduated at least four consecutive study years in the study language that the candidate wishes to study in;
b) IBD / International/European Baccalaureate Diploma attesting that the exams were taken in the study language that the candidate wishes to study in;
c) Language skills certificates, minimum level B2, according to the specifications from Annex 1.

  • Tuition Fee

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The admission competition for self-funded places (foreign currency) in the study programs with tuition in English language in the academic year 2020-2021, based on the evaluation of the candidates’ academic and personal achievements, is organized by the University for the following faculties:

  • Faculty of Medicine, duration of studies 6 years, fee           EURO/year
  • Faculty of Dental Medicine, duration of studies 6 years, fee          EURO/year
  • Special Provisions

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The admission of self-funded candidates (paying in foreign currency) in the 2020-2021 study programs with tuition in Romanian, English of French language at the “Grigore T. Popa” University of Medicine and Pharmacy Iasi is based on the evaluation of academic and personal achievements and is carried out in compliance with the National Education Law No. 1/2011, the guidelines issued by the Ministry of National Education and the rules and regulations of the University, according to the principle of academic autonomy.

For countries part of the Hague Convention, any study documents submitted for recognition/equivalence shall have the Hague Apostille given by the appropriate authorities in the issuing country; study documents from Italy, Greece, Spain, Portugal and Cyprus shall have the Hague Apostille, while the other EU member states are exempted.

For countries NOT part of the Hague Convention, study documents shall be authenticated additionally or shall be submitted together with Statements of Authenticity from the appropriate institutions in the respective country of origin.

Additional authentication is carried out by the Ministry of External Affairs in the issuing country and the Romanian Embassy/Consulate in the respective country, or by the Ministry of External Affairs in the issuing country and the country’s Embassy/Consulate in Romania and the Romanian Ministry of External Affairs; for countries where there are no Romanian diplomatic missions, the study documents shall be approved by the Ministry of Education and the Ministry of External Affairs from the issuing country.

The candidate’s full name (surname, first name) will be written identically (spelling included) in all submitted documents. Any discrepancy/omission will result in the application file not being processed.

The candidate will access the section Foreign Students’ Registration Portal on the e-platform of the “Grigore T. Popa” University of Medicine and Pharmacy (www.umfiasi.ro) and upload as .jpg, .pdf the scanned documents requested under Article 2, as well as other supporting documentation showing that the criteria listed in the Candidate File Evaluation Grid (Annex 2) have been met; Candidates will clearly specify what Faculty and Study Program they are applying to. If candidates wish to apply to several Faculties / Study Programs, they are required to fill in and submit separate application files for each option, while also specifying the descending order of option preference both in the online application (under the appropriate heading) and by filling out the Statement template (Annex 3), which will be included in the paper-based file. A candidate may apply for a maximum of 3 faculties or study specializations.

CANDIDATES APPLYING ONLINE, ONCE THEIR ELECTRONIC FILE HAD BEEN ASSESSED AND DECLARED ELIGIBLE, MUST ALSO SUBMIT THE FULL PAPER DOCUMENTATION IN A SEALED ENVELOPE. THE FACULTY / STUDY PROGRAM THEY ARE OPTING FOR SHOULD BE CLEARLY MARKED ON THE ENVELOPE. IF THEY CHOOSE TO APPLY FOR MORE THAN ONE FACULTY / STUDY PROGRAM, A SEPARATE APPLICATION FILE MUST BE SUBMITTED FOR EACH OPTION FOR WHICH ELIGIBILITY WAS DECLARED. THE DOCUMENTS FROM THE ELECTRONIC FILE MUST BE IDENTICAL WITH THOSE FROM THE PAPER-BASED FILE. IF THE CANDIDATE APPLIES TO MORE THAN ONE SPECIALIZATION (LANGUAGE OF STUDY) FROM THE SAME FACULTY, HE MUST PHYSICALLY SUBMIT A SINGLE FILE CONTAINING:
– LANGUAGE CERTIFICATES FOR EACH OPTION FOR WHICH ELIGIBILITY WAS DECLARED ON-LINE.
– PAYMENT RECEIPTS OF THE FILE PROCESSING FEE FOR EACH OPTION FOR WHICH ELIGIBILITY WAS DECLARED ON-LINE.

The documents uploaded on the e-platform of the “Grigore T. Popa” University of Medicine and Pharmacy Iasi, as well as those submitted directly to the University, must be in strict compliance with the announced timeline; failure to meet the deadlines will result in disqualifying the applicant.

A non-refundable file processing fee of 250 €/application (file), not including bank fees, shall be paid by the candidate through one of the following banks. Applicants shall add the payment receipt in both electronic and paper format to the application file.

The candidate’s name and Faculty/specialization of choice shall be mentioned on the proof of payment of the application file processing fee (bank receipt). If the candidate is applying for more faculties/specializations, the fee must be paid separately for each application file.

Adding more documents to application files already submitted to the “Grigore T. Popa” U.M.PH. Iasi will not be accepted, unless specifically requested by the Documents Verification Committee in charge with reviewing application files, and strictly within the application period.

Candidates shall fill in their personal data from the passport with PRINT LETTERS on the e-learning platform of “Grigore T. Popa” U.M.Ph. Iași, and are responsible for the accuracy of the inputs.

ANY INACCURACY BETWEEN THE DATAS FROM THE OFFICIAL DOCUMENTS OF THE CANDIDATE AND THOSE FILLED IN THE ONLINE REGISTRATION PLATFORM, WHICH STILL PERSISTS AT THE END OF THE PERIOD OF THE SUBMISSION OF FILES ON PAPER, RESULTS IN THE REJECTION OF THE CANDIDATE’S APPLICATION.

Both the electronic and physical files must contain the required documents.

Appeals submitted after the end of the period of submission of appeals will not be taken into consideration.

Upon registration, candidates must submit the proof of payment of the tuition fee in full. The value of tuition fees is decided by the Senate of “Grigore T. Popa” University in accordance with the National Education Law 1/2011 and the Government Ordinance No. 22/2009.

  • Place Confirmation

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Admitted candidates will have to inform the university, via e-mail, regarding their decision to enroll. The decision will be accompanied by proof of payment of the tuition fee in full. If the prospective student fails to send such proof, the university reserves its right to reject the application, and the place goes automatically to the first candidate on the approved reserve list.

  • Provisional Enrollment

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After obtaining the Letter of Acceptance / Certificate of Recognition/Equivalence of studies carried out abroad, issued by MNE, candidates can register within 15 days after the academic year has begun, or at a later date, with the approval of the Administration Board of the “Grigore T. Popa” U.M.Ph. Iaşi and begin their studies at the Faculty and study program they were admitted at. Failure to respect the registration deadline leads to the cancellation of registration.

For registration purposes, candidates who are non-EU citizens must obtain the study visa from the Romanian Embassy in the country of origin, which will be granted based on the Letter of Acceptance issued by the General Direction for International Relations and European Affairs at MNE, Romania.

Upon registration, candidates will submit the study documents, the letter of acceptance to studies if this letter was issued to the candidate personally, at his request, and the certificate of language skills or Graduation Diploma for the preparatory year, in original.

Upon registration, candidates must submit proof of payment of the tuition fee in full. The value of tuition fees is decided by the Senate of “Grigore T. Popa” U.M.PH. Iași in accordance with the National Education Law 1/2011 and the Government Ordinance No. 22/2009.

Applicants

EU & NON-EU

  • EU Applicants

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For countries part of the Hague Convention, any study documents submitted for recognition/equivalence shall have the Hague Apostille given by the appropriate authorities in the issuing country; study documents from Italy, Greece, Spain, Portugal and Cyprus shall have the Hague Apostille, while the other EU member states are exempted.

  • NON - EU Applicants

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For countries NOT part of the Hague Convention, study documents shall be authenticated additionally or shall be submitted together with Statements of Authenticity from the appropriate institutions in the respective country of origin.

Additional authentication is carried out by the Ministry of External Affairs in the issuing country and the Romanian Embassy/Consulate in the respective country, or by the Ministry of External Affairs in the issuing country and the country’s Embassy/Consulate in Romania and the Romanian Ministry of External Affairs; for countries where thee are no Romanian diplomatic missions, the study documents shall be approved by the Ministry of Education and the Ministry of External Affairs from the issuing country.

The Letter of Acceptance and the Certificate of Recognition/Equivalence for studies carried out abroad, issued by MNE, are the only documents necessary and mandatory for non–EU citizens to be able to study at the “Grigore T. Popa” U.M.PH. Iaşi.

For registration purposes, candidates who are non-EU citizens must obtain the study visa from the Romanian Embassy in the country of origin, which will be granted based on the Letter of Acceptance issued by the General Direction for International Relations and European Affairs at MNE, Romania.

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