Academic programmes

Romanian Language Preparatory Year

Romanian Language Preparatory Year

 

Aims and scope

The one-year, full-time academic programme in Romanian as a Foreign Language is addressed to foreign citizens who wish to gain entry onto a Romanian degree programme (at bachelor, master, Ph.D. level), as well as post-graduate and advanced training programmes in various fields. The programme also meets the needs of expatriates who work in Romania and who want to acquire a formal language certification.

The course aims at developing international students"  competences, abilities, skills, aptitudes, and knowledge in accordance with the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages:

o   the use of the Romanian language at B1 proficiency level (minimum) pertaining to CECRL in the context of Romanian-speaking communication:

§  → language skills (acquire sufficient vocabulary to use paraphrases on most topics about everyday life;

·         proper communication by having good grammatical control;

·          awareness and control over the organization of meaning of words;

·         intelligible pronunciation and acquisition of natural intonation;

·         reading comprehension;

·         listening comprehension,

o   sociolinguistic competence (ability to express and respond to a wide range of communicative functions, awareness and proper rules of politeness),

o   pragmatic competence (discursive and functional):

o    the ability to adapt language to deal with less common situations,

o   the flexible use of a wide range of language means,

o   the ability to discuss on a familiar topic;

o   the ability to speak at length and in a meaningful way,

o   to explain with sufficient precision the main points of an idea,

o    to convey simple information of immediate interest;

o   participation in communication acts in Romanian through the appropriate use of production, reception, interaction and mediation strategies (planning, execution, evaluation, remediation);

§   acquiring knowledge of general culture,

§   sociocultural knowledge (daily life, living conditions, interpersonal relationships, values, beliefs and behaviors, body language, knowledge of customs and ritual behaviors),

§   intercultural awareness;

o   acquisition of skills and abilities:

o    practical skills,

o    technical and professional skills,

o   skills specific to leisure occupations;

o    intercultural skills and habits;

o   development of learning ability:

o   language and communication awareness,

o   phonetic awareness,

o   learning skills.

The programme Romanian Language as a Foreign Language - Preparatory Year (for foreign students) operates since the 2011-2012 academic year.

The number of applications for this programme has increased year by year, as has the educational offer of the University. The number of subjects in the Curriculum was diversified in terms of Specialized Languages, course materials, auxiliary materials and the RLS bibliography. 

Besides the 22 contact hours per week, the programme also includes extracurricular activities to ensure that international students understand Romanian academic life and culture. Various social events, excursions, outings and documentary visits to other cities and tourist attractions are organised regularly to ensure social, linguistic and cultural integration.

 

 

Programme structure

 

 

Courses

No. of hours / week

Academic credits

30 ECTS/ semester

 

First semester (14 weeks)

 

 

1.

Practical Romanian Language Course (CEFR Levels A1 and A2)

23 hrs/week

25

2.

Romanian Culture and Civilisation (Module 1)

2 hrs/week

5

 

Second semester (14 weeks)

 

 

1.

Practical Romanian Language Course (CEFR Levels B1 and B2)

18 hrs/week

20

2.

Romanian Culture and Civilisation (Module 2)

2 hrs/week

5

3.

Romanian Language for Specific Purposes - (1 course to be elected out of Romanian for medical/business/ technical/ humanities/ law and social sciences fields)

5 hrs/week

5

 Teaching and assessment

This course is taught by a team of experienced scholars and uses varied teaching methods, including lectures, seminars, workshops, and one-to-one tutorials. Students normally have twenty hours of scheduled contact time per week. In addition, staff are available each week for one-to-one tutorials.

Assessment consists of a combination of methods, ranging from assessed coursework, including essays, assignments, creative writing and other tasks; progress tests; oral examinations, including viva voce, individual and group presentations and seminars; individual research assignments, including library projects.

 

Certification

Students who successfully complete the course and pass the final examination will be awarded a CERTIFICATE OF PROFICIENCY IN ROMANIAN LANGUAGE - B1 LEVEL. The programme is approved by the Romanian Ministry of Education and Scientific Research; therefore certificates are valid across the European Union.

Tuition fees and costs of the program:

Tuition fees for EU / EEA citizens (valid for the academic year 2021/2022):

- 2,200 RON/academic year

 

Tuition fees for foreign citizens from non-EU member states (valid for the academic year 2021/2022), payable in advance for one academic year:

- 1,980 Euro/academic year

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:

BANK NAME:       BANCA TRANSILVANIA (BT) ALBA IULIA

SWIFT:                  BTRLRO22 ALBA IULIA

IBAN:                     RO 37 BTRLEURCRT 000 6338302

BENEFICIARY:      UNIVERSITATEA "1 Decembrie 1918" din Alba Iulia

FISCAL CODE:      5665935

Please send your complete files (.pdf) till 30 September 2021 to the following e-mail address: relint@uab.ro

1 Decembrie 1918 University of Alba Iulia

Centre for International Relations Office

5 Gabriel Bethlen Street, 510009 Alba Iulia, Romania

Business Administration Study Programme

Short description of the university programme:

The aims of the Business Administration Study Programme in English are to ensure the training of specialists in the field of business administration in accordance with the current and future trends in the field of economics, IT and communication, design and assessment, providing quality and efficient conditions for education. 

The programme focuses on attaining a formative, modern student who can be pragmatically oriented in the education system in accordance with the real needs of the Romanian school within the extended context of the European Union.

The programme objectives are:

- To carry out study programmes in the field of continuous training and career perfecting for the field of business initiation, management and administration in accordance with the requirements of a modern and efficient education system;

- To connect the education system with research, to involve the students in carrying out studies on current topics in the field of business management;

- To carry out research programmes in the field of business, management and administration oriented towards the fundamental themes and current priorities of the economic system and the European integration of professional training and career oriented programmes.

Type of studies: Full-time

Language of instruction: English

Type of accreditation: Provisional authorization (AP)

Standard lenght of studies: 3 years

Degree: Bachelor

County: Alba

City: ALBA IULIA

Credit/Lenght: 180

Lecture period:

Academic Calendar

The academic year is divided into two semesters and two examination periods:
Autumn semester: October 1 - end of January
Winter holiday: December 22 - beginning of January
First examination session: end of January - end of February
Intersemestrial holiday: mid February - end of February 24
Spring semester: end of February - end of May
Second examination session: end of May - end of June - beginning of July
Summer holiday: beginning of July - September 30

Tuition fees and costs of the program:

Tuition fees for EU / EEA citizens (valid for the academic year 2021/2022):

- 2,800 RON/academic year

Tuition fees for foreign citizens from non-EU member states (valid for the academic year 2021/2022), payable in advance for one academic year:

- 2,700 Euro/academic year

 


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:

BANK NAME:       BANCA TRANSILVANIA (BT) ALBA IULIA

SWIFT:                  BTRLRO22 ALBA IULIA

IBAN:                     RO 37 BTRLEURCRT 000 6338302

BENEFICIARY:      UNIVERSITATEA "1 Decembrie 1918" din Alba Iulia

FISCAL CODE:      5665935


Please send your complete files (.pdf) till 30 September 2021 to the following e-mail address: relint@uab.ro

1 Decembrie 1918 University of Alba Iulia

Centre for International Relations Office

5 Gabriel Bethlen Street, 510009 Alba Iulia, Romania

Computer Science

Short description of the university programme:

The undergraduate study programme - Computer Science - is one of the best opportunities for socio-professional integration of graduates in the field of exact sciences. As a result of repeated requests of foreign citizens to study Computer Science in a foreign language, the Computer Science in English programme capitalizes on the development of the Department of Exact Sciences and Engineering by attracting international students.

In this regard, the development of education and research in the field of exact sciences is a priority of "1 Decembrie 1918" University of Alba Iulia. The existence of Computer Science degree programme consolidates and develops the overall quality of training of future computer specialists.

At the end of the study programme, the Computer Science graduates will be able to pursue their professional activity in all organizations that aim to analyze and process the information, software product design and development, computer network administration or systems administration of databases management.

Type of studies: Full-time

Language of instruction: English

Type of accreditation: Provisional authorization (AP)

Standard lenght of studies: 3 years

Degree: Bachelor

County: Alba

City: ALBA IULIA

Credit/Lenght: 180

Lecture period:

Academic Calendar

The academic year is divided into two semesters and two examination periods:
Autumn semester: October 1 - end of January
Winter holiday: December 22 - beginning of January
First examination session: end of January - end of February
Intersemestrial holiday: mid February - end of February 24
Spring semester: end of February - end of May
Second examination session: end of May - end of June - beginning of July
Summer holiday: beginning of July - September 30

Tuition fees and costs of the program:

Tuition fees for EU/EEA students:

- 3,000 RON/academic year

 

Tuition fees for foreign citizens from non-EU member states (valid for the academic year 2021/2022), payable in advance for one academic year:

- 2,700 Euro/academic year


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:

BANK NAME:       BANCA TRANSILVANIA (BT) ALBA IULIA

SWIFT:                  BTRLRO22 ALBA IULIA

IBAN:                     RO 37 BTRLEURCRT 000 6338302

BENEFICIARY:      UNIVERSITATEA "1 Decembrie 1918" din Alba Iulia

FISCAL CODE:      5665935


Please send your complete files (.pdf) till 30 September 2021 to the following e-mail address: relint@uab.ro

1 Decembrie 1918 University of Alba Iulia

Centre for International Relations Office

5 Gabriel Bethlen Street, 510009 Alba Iulia, Romania

MASTER of Business Administration

MASTER of Business Administration

Have you considered working in business, running or developing businesses? If so, this unique MBA will provide the high quality training and education you need. You will develop the professional skills required to develop and run businesses in the 21st century. Your studies will build up a foundation of knowledge of current professional principles and practice on which to base your career.

"1 Decembrie 1918" University of Alba Iulia, Romania, gives you the unique opportunity to develop your expertise in the field of business, management and administration in accordance with the current and future trends in the field of economics, curriculum theory and practice, information technology and communication, design and assessment, providing quality and efficient conditions for education.

What will I be studying

The MBA provides the opportunity to choose between professional training for a future career in business administration and a more specialist research path for those with a strong interest in Business Studies who wish to undertake research or work in the business administration sector.

Length of studies: 2 years , full time, 120 ECTS

Curriculum includes courses that provide training in the theory and practice of business administration, e.g.:  Business Strategies and Models, Business Communication and Negociation, Accounting and Business Consultancy, Financial Performance Analysis, E-Business, Business Ethics and CSR, Taxation, Investments and Aquisitions, Project Cycle Management, Contemporary Issues in Business Management, Business Law and Mediation, On-line Marketing Research, International Affairs and Globalization, Practice in Business Consultancy, Entrepreneurial Culture and Business Development, Organizational Change and Innovation Management, Global Affairs Management, Economic Scientific Research, Conflict Management, Research for Final Thesis

Career prospects

Business life is one of the driving forces in contemporary society. It"s also the most important employer on the labour market. Fortunately, your Business Administration Master degree gives you excellent options for a successful business career.

 

After you successfully complete the Master of Business Administration you will have the opportunity to advance in your career in mid-to-upper level management professions at organizations of all sizes and types both in the private and public sector, such as:

  • multinational companies, banks, pension funds and insurance companies (e.g. as a financial analyst)

  • companies of all sizes in all industries (e.g. as a manager)

  • government ministries (e.g. as an advisor)

  • academic institutions (e.g. as a lecturer)

  • consulting companies (e.g. as a management or business consultant)

 • start-up companies (e.g. as an entrepreneur: starting your own business)

Why study in Alba Iulia?

The Master of Business Administration offers a unique opportunity to undertake a postgraduate degree in a vibrant research-led environment that prides itself on its national and international status. The opportunity for experiential and hands-on learning through interships and practical courses combined with the unparalleled opportunity to work with outstanding and dedicated academics offer students the chance to graduate after acquiring a unique set of skills and knowledge.

The Master of Business Administration has been developed by the members of the Department of Economics and Business Administration. The Department is highly rated in Romania with active research groups in business administration.

The beautiful and historic city of Alba Iulia provides a stimulating and picturesque backdrop to your master experience.

How to apply

Academic requirements

The applicants must present study papers issued by accredited / recognized educational institutions, have good results in education, respectively an average of the study years of at least 7 (seven) corresponding to the scoring system in Romania or the "Good" score, as the case.

English language requirements

For acknowledged study programs that are carried out in foreign languages, the receiving high education institution will organize a foreign language test. The persons that come from countries where the official language is the language in which the courses are run and the persons who have an internationally acknowledged language certificate will be exempt from this test.

Registration requirements

International students from outside the EU who wish to attend a degree programme must comply with the national legislation and "1 Decembrie 1918" University of Alba Iulia Charter.

 

For further information contact:

The Centre  for International Relations, "1 Decembrie 1918" University of Alba Iulia

5 Gabriel Bethlen street, 510009 Alba Iulia, RO

Tel: +40-258-806042/ext. 108 and 242, Fax: +40-258-806042

E-mail: relint@uab.ro, international_uab@yahoo.com

Application procedure:

Step 1 Prospective students will send by regular post the application files directly to "1 Decembrie 1918" University of Alba Iulia.

Step 2 The University will evaluate the files and send to the Ministry of National Education - General Department for International Relations, a shortlist of persons that are nominated to receive the Letter of Acceptance to Studies. Along with the list, the University must send a copy of the application files

Step 3 The General Department for International Relations will issue the Letter of Acceptance to Studies and send it to 1 Decembrie 1918" University of Alba Iulia.

Step 4 Applications are received on a rolling basis, starting with the beginning of June until the end of September for admission to studies in the following academic year. The Letter of Acceptance will be issued by the Ministry of Education by the commencement of each academic year, i.e. 1st of October.

Documents required for the application file:

1. Application form ;

2. Certified copy of the High school graduation diploma or equivalent - for undergraduate studies-duly stamped by the Romanian embassy;

3. Certified copy of the Bachelor"s degree or equivalent - for postgraduate applicants or PhD - duly stamped by the Romanian embassy;

4. Transcript of records translated into Romanian, English, French or German;

5. Language certificate (optional);

6. Certified copy of the birth certificate;

7. A copy of the passport valid at least 6 months after the date when the letter of acceptance to studies is issued;

8. The medical certificate (in a language of international circulation) attesting that the person to be enrolled in the studies is clinically healthy and does not suffer from contagious diseases or other diseases incompatible with the future profession and also mentioned personal history of chronic diseases and SARS-COV2, respectively;

9. Two passport-type photos.

Tuition

Tuition for foreign citizens from non-EU member states payable in advance for one academic year:

Master of  Business Adminsitration

2,700 de euro / year for non - UE prospective students

3,000 lei / year for UE prospective students

Enrolment

When registering, the candidates will present the original documents from the Application file, 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.

Please send your complete files (.pdf) till 30 September 2021 to the following e-mail address: relint@uab.ro

1 Decembrie 1918 University of Alba Iulia

Centre for International Relations Office

5 Gabriel Bethlen Street, 510009 Alba Iulia, Romania

English Language, Literature and Culture in the European Context

English Language, Literature and Culture in the European Context

The mission of the Master"s programme is to train specialists in the field of Philology whose professional skills, attitudes and values meet the requirements of the current socio-economic and cultural environment.

In order to carry out this mission, the Master"s programme applies, through the disciplines it proposes, theoretical research in the area of cultural studies, adapted to current problems and realities, as well as aspects of theoretical research and professional activities in the area of language/communication and literature studies.

In particular, we highlight the fact that the master"s degree programmes in the field of Philology have formulated their objectives based on the needs identified following the careful analysis of the socio-academic context: the need to promote Romanian language, literature and culture more strongly at regional, national and European level; the need to deepen the study of English language, literature and culture; the need to ensure the possibility of continuing bachelor"s studies through a master"s programme as an indispensable step towards doctoral studies.

The Master"s programme Language, Literature and English Culture in the European Context offer graduates the following professional competences:
1. Effective communication, written and oral, in English, at C2 Level.
2. Description of the phonetic, lexical, and grammatical system of the English language in its diachronic evolution and in its synchronous varieties.
3. Presentation of literary phenomena in the historical, social, philosophical context of their era and in terms of regional differences.
4.Appropriate use of the conceptual and methodological apparatus of the humanities for the interdisciplinary investigation of complex cultural facts.
5. Development and implementation of cultural projects and policies at various levels (local, regional, national, European, global).

The main disciplines studied:
Cultural Identity and Literary Discourse;
Intercultural Transfer;
Migration of European Cultural Concepts. Central and Peripheral Identities;
Intercultural Pragmatics;
English in the Context of Globalization;
Metaphoric Language in Contemporary Journalistic Speech;
Conversational Analysis, Corpus Linguistics, Intercultural Communication in Business.

 

Length of studies

Studies are carried out over a period of 2 years (4 semesters, 14 weeks / semester), full time, 120 credits. 

The Master students acquire multiple knowledge and skills, which are targeted by the very objectives of the programme:

-in-depth knowledge of the area of specialisation and, within it, of the theoretical, methodological and practical developments specific to the programme;

-the appropriate use of specific language in communication with different professional environments;

-the use of expert knowledge to explain and interpret new situations, in broader contexts associated with the field;

-the integrated use of the conceptual and methodological apparatus, under conditions of incomplete information, to solve new theoretical and practical problems.

 

Career prospects

The fundamental mission of the programme is to provide graduates with a complex package of knowledge, skills and competences, as well as vocational support to enable them to quickly be absorbed by the labour market, as specialists:

- Teacher in secondary education (conditioned by the psycho-pedagogical module),

- Documentarian,

- Translator,

- Interpreter,

- Education adviser,

- Literary reviewer in newsrooms, publishing houses and libraries,

- Book dissemination reviewer,

- Cultural adviser,

- Public institution adviser,

- Press correspondent, etc.

The programme also prepares specialists in communication and intercultural relations, thus responding to the need for qualified staff in both international companies and public institutions in the process of globalisation.

For further information contact:

The Centre for International Relations, "1 Decembrie 1918" University of Alba Iulia

5 Gabriel Bethlen street, 510009 Alba Iulia, RO

Tel: +40-258-806042/ext. 108 and 242, Fax: +40-258-806042

E-mail: relint@uab.ro

Application procedure:

Step 1 Prospective students will send by regular post the application files directly to "1 Decembrie 1918" University of Alba Iulia.

Step 2 The University will evaluate the files and send to the Ministry of National Education - General Department for International Relations, a shortlist of persons that are nominated to receive the Letter of Acceptance to Studies. Along with the list, the University must send a copy of the application files

Step 3 The General Department for International Relations will issue the Letter of Acceptance to Studies and send it to 1 Decembrie 1918" University of Alba Iulia.

Step 4 Applications are received on a rolling basis, starting with the beginning of June until the end of September for admission to studies in the following academic year. The Letter of Acceptance will be issued by the Ministry of Education by the commencement of each academic year, i.e. 1st of October.

Documents required for the application file:

1. Application form;

2. Certified copy of the High school graduation diploma or equivalent - for undergraduate studies-duly stamped by the Romanian embassy;

3. Certified copy of the Bachelor"s degree or equivalent - for postgraduate applicants or PhD - duly stamped by the Romanian embassy;

4. Transcript of records translated into Romanian, English, French or German;

5. Language certificate (optional);

6. Certified copy of the birth certificate;

7. A copy of the passport valid at least 6 months after the date when the letter of acceptance to studies is issued;

8. The medical certificate (in a language of international circulation) attesting that the person to be enrolled in the studies is clinically healthy and does not suffer from contagious diseases or other diseases incompatible with the future profession and also mentioned personal history of chronic diseases and SARS-COV2, respectively;

Tuition

Tuition for foreign citizens from non-EU member states payable in advance for one academic year:

1,980 de euro / year for non - UE prospective students

2,200 lei / year for UE prospective students

Enrolment

When registering, the candidates will present the original documents from the Application file, 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.

Please send your complete files (.pdf) till 30 September 2021 to the following e-mail address: relint@uab.ro

1 Decembrie 1918 University of Alba Iulia

Centre for International Relations Office

5 Gabriel Bethlen Street, 510009 Alba Iulia, Romania

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