International students - Admission


A. NON-EU CANDIDATES WITH STUDIES AND DIPLOMAS ISSUED OUTSIDE ROMANIA

* January 15, 2024 – March 29, 2024 - STEP 1 - online application on the bri.utcluj.ro website, collection of admission applications at BRI level, dialogue with candidates to fill in missing, incomplete or incorrect documents in applications.

* April 1, 2024 – April 19, 2024 - STEP 2 - Evaluation of applications at the faculty/IOSUD/DLMC level and issuing of Pre-enrolment Consent / Rejection, organization of the foreign language test at DLMC level.

* April 22, 2024 – May 3, 2024 - BRI centralizes the lists of Pre-enrolment Consent / Rejection from faculties/IOSUD/DLMC and the databases entries accompanying these decisions, informing candidates about the status of applications in the faculties/DLMC evaluation process.

* May 6-10, 2024 - BRI submits the applications admitted by faculties and DLMC to the ME for analysis and obtaining the Letter of Acceptance for studies.

* May – September - STEP 3 - Issuance of the official response by the Ministry of Education (Letter of Acceptance for studies / Rejection of the application). BRI keeps in touch with candidates to inform them about the status of the applications and the next steps to follow. Monitoring of tuition fee payments and issuance of certificates for visa application for candidates for whom the ME issues the Letter of Acceptance.

* September 27 – October 1 - STEP 4 - Hand in of the complete set of original documents and enrollment in Specializations.

* September 27 – October 30 - STEP 4 - Hand in of the complete set of original documents and registration for the preparatory year of Romanian language.


B. NON-EU CANDIDATES WITH STUDIES AND DIPLOMAS ISSUED IN ROMANIA

* Submission of application in the platform for non-EU candidates without Romanian ethnicity = according to the approved schedule for the admission of Romanian, EU, and EEA citizens for the admission sessions in July and September.

* Analysis of applications at organizational structures (faculty/IOSUD/DLMC) = simultaneously with the period approved in the admission schedule for Romanian, EU, and EEA citizens.

* Issuance of lists of candidates with Pre-enrolment Consent / Rejection from university structures (faculties, IOSUD/DLMC) = simultaneously with the period approved in the admission schedule of Romanian, EU, and EEA citizens (day of displaying final results).

* Collection of lists for centralization accompanied by Pre-enrolment Consent / Rejection from organizational structures (faculties, IOSUD/DLMC) at BRI and forwarding to the Ministry of Education the applications proposed by faculties for obtaining Letters of Acceptance to studies, respectively informing candidates about rejections.

* September 27 – October 1 – Hand in of the complete set of original documents and enrollment at faculties/IOSUD.


NOTES regarding the above timeline:

• The average file processing time at TUCN is a fortnight. Mandatory condition: the file must be complete. An incomplete file will not be processed, the file processing fee will not be refunded, and the candidate will receive a refusal from the university
• PhD degree seeking candidates must request and obtain a Pre-enrolment consent from a PhD supervisor prior to uploading the file in the online application.The list of PhD supervisors and their contact details are available here.
• Enrolment is possible after passing the entrance exam, as established by IOSUD TUCN.

The candidate must complete the application form, pay the file processing fee (show / hide) and submit online all the required documents here.

The candidate’s file must contains the following documents:

  • Birth certificate – copy and legalized translation;
  • Copy of the ID which states the permanent residence in the country of origin;
  • Copy of the passport;
  • The Application for the issuance of the letter of acceptance to studies – it MUST be filled in with capital letters and all fields are mandatory;
  • High School Graduation Diploma or its equivalent – copy and legalized translation, authenticated (show / hide)by the authorities in the issuing country;
  • Bachelor’s Degree Diploma or its equivalent – copy and legalized translation, authenticated by the authorities in the issuing country;
  • Master’s Degree Diploma or its equivalent – copy and legalized translation, authenticated by the authorities in the issuing country;
  • Transcript of Records / Diploma Supplement – copy and legalized translation for all years of studies;
  • Language proficiency certificate (minimum level for the Romanian language B1 or CAMBRIDGE, IELTS, TOEFL, DELF, etc. at minimum level B2 for English, French, German);
  • Medical certificate (issued in an international language) to certify that the candidate does not suffer from contagious diseases or from conditions that are incompatible with the prospective profession;
  • File processing fee receipt.

The file shall be uploaded in the application provided.
All documents not originally issued in English, French or Romanian must be accompanied by legalized translations in one of these three languages.
The Curriculum available @ TUCN may be found at this link
Applicable university fees are listed here.

The PhD admission exam and language skills test are being established according to the regulations of the Doctoral School of the university

The Doctoral School may evaluate the files based on the criteria:

  • the marks received during high school/university studies;
  • the academic activity of the candidate in the field of education selected;
  • the level of language proficiency shown by the Certificate submitted;
  • the training capacity of the university;

Note: The only documents of study that will be taken into account are the ones issued by an accredited institution

The Doctoral School may then issue a PhD Supervisor’s Consent or a Refusal.

  • In case of Consent, the candidate must confirm the application by completing a Confirmation form obtained from IRO .
  • In case of Refusal, the candidate is informed by e-mail.

Note: Incomplete files will not be processed and the processing fee will not be refunded.

As soon as the conditions at STEP 2, 2 a are met, IRO will send the candidate’s complete file to the Ministry of National Education for the Letter of Acceptance to studies to be issued.

  • In case of Acceptance, the Ministry sends the Letter of Acceptance to studies to the university. In turn, TUCN then sends the original document to the address provided by the candidate.
  • In case of Refusal, the candidate is informed by e-mail.

After receiving the original Letter of Acceptance to studies, the candidate must contact the Romanian Embassy in the native or nearest country and obtain the b>visa for studies , which is mandatory.

Note: The Letter of Acceptance to studies is valid only beginning with the academic year mentioned in the document.

The prospective student must present the following items and documents to the International Relations Office (IRO) of TUCN:

  • All original documents plus copies of the original documents included in the candidate’s file (see STEP 1);
  • Letter of Acceptance to Studies;
  • The bank receipt as proof of having paid the tuition fee for 9 months in advance for the self-financed student;
  • 4 passport-sized photos;

If the file is valid, they will complete the registration at the faculty, from where they will receive documents necessary for obtaining the residence permit, the transportation card and so on.

Note1: IN CASE THE DOCUMENTS OF STUDIES HAVE NOT BEEN ORIGINALLY ISSUED IN ENGLISH OR FRENCH, LEGALIZED TRANSLATIONS ARE BEING REQUIRED.

Note2:THE ENROLMENT DEADLINE FOR ANY PhD PROGRAM IS MID OCTOBER

Note3: DETAILS REGARDING THE TUITION FEE ARE AVAILABLE AT THIS LINK.

Note4: DETAILS ABOUT ACCOMMODATION IN THE TUCN CAMPUS MAY BE FOUND HERE.



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