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Entry Requirements

UMF TG. MUREȘ

  • Registration Documents

    Early Admission
    UMF Tg. Mureș

Documents to be provided for Early Admission:

(1) a personal statement of one page (Calibri font, size 11, 250-300 words) that will necessarily answer at least two of the following questions:

➤What/ who has influenced your decision to apply for a medical school?

➤What will you do to be a good student/ doctor/ dentist?

➤What plans do you have with your medical education?

➤Which extracurricular activity of yours are you most proud of and why?

➤What is your favorite book and how has it influenced you?

➤Are there any unusual circumstances in your life that would make us consider your

application in a different light?

➤Describe the world in which you have lived and tell us what you would like to change

about it.

➤How do you intend to make an impact?

(2) a letter of recommendation from the principal of the school

(3) a scanned copy of the passport

(4) signed and stamped high school Transcript of Records

(5) a signed declaration that the candidate taking the Skype interview is the one mentioned in the application form

(6) if applicable: a certificate confirming that the applicant holds an internationally recognised language certificate for the language of study (Cambridge certificate, TOEFL certificate etc.)

(7) if applicable: proof of voluntary activity (humanitarian, etc.) and other relevant achievements (arts, sports etc.) – only the activities proven with certificates/diplomas will be taken into consideration

(8) a copy of the receipt of payment of administration fee (150 Euros)

Each page of the required documents will be scanned and uploaded on the online platform along with all the personal information required by the on-line application, in order to validate your file for the Early admission procedure.

The submitted documents for enrollment must be identical to the documents uploaded for Early Admission. Any fraud will result in the expulsions of the candidate and notification of the police.

The Early Admission procedure will cover the following stages:

(1) assessment of the personal statement submitted online by the candidate.

(2) assessment of the applicant’s former activities prior to the submission of the application (high school grades, extracurricular activities) according to the grid (Appendix 1). (For reasons of equity, the baccalaureate diploma or its equivalent will not be assessed during this stage. Only the grades in Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics, Physics and Computer Science, obtained during High School will be taken into consideration, according to the grid (Appendix 1)).

(3) A Skype interview for each applicant, which will be scheduled and announced in time. The purpose of the interview is the evaluation of the compatibility with the medical profession and the English Proficiency.

  • Registration Documents

    Regular Admission
    UMF Tg. Mureș

Documents to be provided in the dossier of the applicant:

(1) Certificate of Studies (baccalaureate diploma or an equivalent diploma, 2 certified copies in the language of issuance + 2 certified translations into Romanian from a notary public if the documents are not issued in English). The high school diploma must allow the candidate access to higher education in the country of origin.

(2) Transcript of Records (2 certified copies in the language of issuance + 2 certified translations into Romanian if the documents are not issued in English), and Syllabus in case of applicants who request the recognition for partial studies

(3) Birth Certificate (original copy + certified translation into English or Romanian)

(4) Medical Tests: HIV and VDRL – to be provided on registration

(5) Medical Record – vaccines and a certificate from the general practitioner in the country of origin attesting that the candidate does not suffer from any chronic or neuropsychological illnesses, contagious diseases or other illnesses not compatible with the future profession.

(6) Copy of Health Insurance

(7) 2 Copies of the Passport (pages 1,2,3,4)/ Identity card (certified copies)

(8) 4 Photographs (2.5 cm/3.5 cm)

(9) Completed and signed Application Form for the University of Medicine and Pharmacy of Tîrgu Mureş

(10) Completed and signed Application for Recognition, Required for Acceptance to Studies (2 copies)

(11) If applicable: a certificate confirming that the applicant holds an internationally recognized language certificate for the language of study (Cambridge certificate, TOEFL certificate, etc.)

(12) If applicable: documents certifying voluntary activity (humanitarian, etc.), work experience in fields related to medicine, other relevant achievements (arts, sport, etc) – only the activities proven with certificates will be taken into consideration.

(13) A signed Curriculum Vitae (CV), including contact details

(14) A copy of the receipt of payment of administration fee (150 Euros)

(15) Swedish citizens have to provide a certificate from the Swedish Council for Higher Education, stating that the applicant meets the general requirements to apply to Swedish universities.

(16) Applicants from the following EU countries will present their Certificate of Studies (baccalaureate diploma or an equivalent diploma) certified with the Hague Apostille: Greece, Cyprus, Italy, Portugal, Spain.

The regular admission competition procedure has the following stages:

(1) assessment of the personal dossier according to a grid which is available on the website of the university ( Appendix 2 )

(2) an interview on Skype to assess English proficiency and the compatibility with the medical profession (Sample questions can be found on Appendix 4)

  • Entry Eligibility

    UMF Tg. Mureș

Applicants who are eligible to apply to these programmes can be citizens from Romania, or belonging to the European Union, to the European Economic Area (Norway, Iceland, Liechtenstein), to the Swiss Confederation and also other countries. The minimum application requirements are:

(1) international candidates undergoing the last year of study in a foreign high school – for Early Admission

(2) international and Romanian candidates who have completed the high school and have a baccalaureate diploma or one of its equivalents – for Early Admission

(3) applicants for these programmes must possess a High School diploma from an accredited high school in the applicant’s country of origin. This diploma must be accepted by the Romanian Ministry of National Education – for Regular Admission

  • English Language

    UMF Tg. Mureș

UMF Tirgu Mures will evaluate your English level through an Skype interview. Each applicant will sustain a short Skype interview, which will be scheduled and announced in time. The purpose is the evaluation of the compatibility with the medical profession and the English Proficiency.

You can find in the Download section a list with the possible, but not mandatory questions that you may be asked (Appendix 4).

  • Tuition Fee

    UMF Tg. Mureș

The tuition fee for the 2020-2021 academic year is: 6 000 EUR. The deposit is 3000 EUR and will be deducted from your first year tuition fee. In case of acceptance (conditional admission), the first installment of 3000 euro will be paid until May 21st for Early Admission.

  • Special Provisions

    UMF Tg. Mureș

The courses are delivered in English, but the clinical training, given the need for doctor-patient communication, is carried out in Romanian.

Starting with the academic year 2020/2021, the admission of the international students at the UMFST G.E.Palade  Tîrgu Mureş will be done in two stages:

Early admission: March – April

– Regular admission: July – September

The distribution of places for both Early admission and Regular admission will be decided by the Administrative Board in accordance with the maximum figure approved by the Senate of UMFST G.E.Palade Tg.Mures.

All necessary application documents will be provided in English. If the official documents are not issued in English, a certified translation into Romanian is required.

The submitted documents for enrollment must be identical to the documents uploaded for early admission. Any fraud will result in the expulsions of the candidate and  notification of the police.

Documents sent by E-mail will NOT be accepted (for Regular Admission).

It is the George Emil Palade University of Medicine, Pharmacy, Science and Technology that sends all the documents provided by the applicants to the Romanian Ministry of National Education, in order to be evaluated by the Department of International Relations of the Ministry, which will deliver the Letter of Acceptance to Studies.

Only candidates for whom the Letter of Acceptance was issued can be enrolled to study at UMFST George Emil Palade Tg. Mures.

The ranking of the candidates is based on general selection criteria and a specific scoring system. No appeals can be filed regarding the results of the assessment process.

The university cannot be held responsible for delays in the issuing of visas.

Students from countries outside of the European Union, outside the European Economic Area (Norway, Iceland, Liechtenstein), or outside the Swiss Confederation have to pay the whole tuition fee (6 000 Euro) in advance for the entire academic year (2020-2021) before 1st of October 2020.

  • Place Confirmation

    UMF Tg. Mureș

Following the assessment, 3 types of decisions are possible:

(1) Conditional admission – provisional enrollment in Medicine or Dentistry English language programmes.

(2) Pending – the application will be deferred to the Regular Admission round. The candidate will not need to apply again. However, pending candidates will need to provide additional documents, and their dossiers will be re-assessed according to the regular admission procedure. The final decision will be taken when the regular admission takes place.

(3) Rejection – candidates will not be offered a place in the UMFST undergraduate programmes and will not be able to apply again during the same year.

In order to confirm your place at George Emil Palade UMFST Tirgu Mures:

➜ the first step is the payment of the deposit according to the admission methodology. This deposit will be the first installment (3 ooo Euro) of the yearly tuition fee (6 ooo Euro). Important notice: The installment is not refundable.

➜ making sure that the University receives all your documents according to the Regular Admission session until the specified deadline (the complete requirements are listed in the Documents for registration – Regular Admission section).

  • Provisional Enrollment

    UMF Tg. Mureș

The list of students accepted to the George Palade University of Medicine, Pharmacy, Science and Technology of Târgu Mureş will be posted on the website of the university.

All admitted candidates must enroll before the start of the academic year. Candidates who fail to enroll by this date will not be accepted.

Both “Conditional admission” and “Pending” candidates will have to submit in due time all the necessary documents to obtain the “Letter of acceptance” issued by the Romanian Ministry of National Education.

In order to conclude the enrollment process the candidate will need to fulfill all of the following requirements:

➜ Passing the baccalaureate (or equivalent) examination with at least grade 7 (see the Equivalence table – Appendix 3)

➜ Recognition of studies by the Romanian Ministry of National Education and Scientific Research.

➜ Payment of a deposit according to the admission methodology. This deposit will be the first installment (3 000 Euro) of the yearly tuition fee (6 000 Euro). Important notice: The installment is not refundable.

Applicants

EU & NON-EU

  • EU Applicants

    UMF Tg. Mureș

(1) Applicants from the following EU countries will present their Certificate of Studies (baccalaureate diploma or an equivalent diploma) certified with the Hague Apostille: Greece, Cyprus, Italy, Portugal, Spain.

(2) Swedish citizens have to provide a certificate from the Swedish Council for Higher Education, stating that the applicant meets the general requirements to apply to Swedish universities.

  • NON - EU Applicants

    UMF Tg. Mureș

(1) The dossier of the applicants will include the same documents as mentioned in the Documents for registration section, except those mentioned in part (10). The dossier will contain 2 completed and signed copies of the Application for the Issuance of the Letter of Acceptance to Studies.

(2) These documents must be authenticated by the Romanian Embassy in the issuing country or by the Hague Apostille (depending on the case).

(3) According to order 3359MD/11.03.2013 issued by the Romanian Ministry of National Education and Scientific Research, applicants from non-EU countries will send the application dossier directly to George Emil Palade University of Medicine, Pharmacy, Sciences and Technology of Tîrgu Mureş.

(4) It is the University of Medicine, Pharmacy, Sciences and Technology of Tîrgu Mureş that sends all the documents provided by the applicants to the Romanian Ministry of National Education, in order to be evaluated by the Department of International Relations of the Ministry, which will deliver the Letter of Acceptance to Studies.

(5) Only candidates for whom the Letter of acceptance was issued can be enrolled to study at UMFST Tîrgu Mureş.

Students from countries outside the European Union, outside the European Economic Area (Norway, Iceland, Liechtenstein), or outside the Swiss Confederation have to pay the whole tuition fee (6 000 Euro) in advance for the entire academic year (2020-2021) before the 1st of October 2020.

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