International Students - Admission (Methodology and Requirements)

Admission (Methodology and requirements)


The registration file will include the following documents:

a) The application for issuing the Letter of Acceptance to Studies, all rubrics filled in entirely, in two copies;

b) The studies document - copy and legally certified translation - which allows the access of the candidate to the respective education program (the baccalaureate diploma or its equivalent);

c) Academic records - copy and legally certified translation - for the completed studies and the analytical curriculum in case of candidates that request equivalence for certain periods of studies;

d) The Preparatory Year graduation diploma or certificate of language proficiency, as applicable;

e) Birth certificate - copy and legally certified translation;

f) Copy of the passport - valid at least 6 months after the date when the letter of acceptance to studies is issued;

g) Copy of the document certifying permanent residence abroad;

h) Medical certificate (in a widespread international language) to prove that the person to be registered for studies does not suffer from infectious diseases or other illnesses that are incompatible with the future profession;

i) Two passport-type photos.

(1) The candidates will send the files directly to UAB until 30 August 2018!

UAB will analyse the files and send to the Ministry of National Education - General Department for International Relations, a list of persons that are nominated to receive the Letter of Acceptance to Studies. Along with the list, UAB must send a copy of the applications for issuing the Letter of Acceptance to Studies that were filled in by the candidates. The General Department for International Relations will issue the Letter of Acceptance to Studies and send it to the high education institutions. The list of the accredited state and private high education institutions is stipulated in the Government Decision no. 707/2012 on approving the List of fields and university specializations/programs, the structure of the high education institutions, the authorized or temporary authorized university fields and programs, the geographic development locations, the number of transferable study credits for each study program, education type or teaching language, as well as the maximum number of students that can be schooled, updated by the Ministry of National Education.

(1) The registration will be carried out on October 1 of each academic year.

(2) When registering, the candidates will present the documents from the Application file, in original, certified for authentication by the Embassy of Romania to the issuer country or endorsed with apostille of Hague, if the previous studies were not completed in Romania, in a European Union country or in accordance with the legal assistance agreements signed between Romania and third countries.

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Please send by regular post your complete files to the following address till 30 August 2019:

1 Decembrie 1918 University of Alba Iulia

Centre for International Relations Office

5 Gabriel Bethlen Street, 510009 Alba Iulia, Romania

File processing fee

50 EURO, payable before submitting the application for admission:

Please take into account that all the bank commissions are fully covered by the applicants!

Tuition fees and other administrative fees will be transferred into the following bank account:


SWIFT:                  BTRLRO22 ALBA IULIA

IBAN:                     RO 37 BTRLEURCRT 000 6338302

BENEFICIARY:      UNIVERSITATEA "1 Decembrie 1918" din Alba Iulia

FISCAL CODE:      5665935

For more information about tuition fees, please check the following link: TUITION


Call for applications: 

Applications are received on a rolling basis, until 30 of August for admission to studies in the following academic year. The Letter of Acceptance will be issued by the Romanian Ministry of Education by the commencement of each academic year, i.e. 1st of October.

Please peruse the methodology

Steps to obtain a Residence Permit

All of the following are required:

Payment of Consular Fee:  120 Euro

CEC Bank - Residence Permit Fee:  58 Euro

Bank Statement - proof of the financial means in amount of at least: 2,500 Euro

Proof of payment of the tuition fee

Passport copy

A copy of original Acceptance Letter + Translation into Romanian

Certificate issued by "1 Decembrie 1918" University of Alba Iulia (attesting to the student"s status)

Proof of residence: University"s Residence Hall Contract.

Medical certificate issued by "1 Decembrie 1918" University of Alba Iulia - Students" Practice.

Proof of health insurance issued by the Romanian Health Insurance Agency - Alba Iulia subsidiary (for students aged above 26).

A representative of the Centre for International Relations will assist foreign students in obtaining the Residence Permit.