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Medical Specialisation in Romania

Medical specialisation in Romania are organised by almost all accredited medical universities and include all postgraduate studies such as Masters, PhD/Doctorate, Residency, Clinical specialties, surgical specialties, and Para clinical specialties, special courses etc. in Medicine, pharmacy, Dentistry, etc.
Non EU/EEA and Suisse prospective specialists are admitted on application file basis although all EU/EEA postgraduate students are admitted by specialisation or residency exam.  
Communication with specialists can be in English, French all other language, but official language remain Romanian for all medical postgraduate studies in Romania.
Specialisation in Medicine in Romania (Medical Postgraduate, Specialisation/ residency studies) involve more than 80% clinical work (hospital work interacting with patients, professors and hospital professionals).  Specialist students are allowed to practice in Romania under the supervision of the Head of the Department where they are enrolled in the specialty.

Medical Specialisation in Romania for Non EU/EEA and Suisse Students
Prior to final registration, all prospective postgraduate medical students in Romania are required first to enrol for the compulsory Romanian language preparatory year (duration of 6 months to 9 months) and it is their responsibility to learn Romanian, pass the Romanian language examinations and obtain a certificate of completion of Romanian  for academic purpose.

After getting the Romanian language certificate, International prospective postgraduate medical student in Romania from non EU/EEA country can register to specialisation based on his acceptance letter, high school and university diploma and academic records, Romanian language certificate, copy of passport, birth certificate, medical certificate, insurance and payment of tuition fee. They are only enrolled in the self-supported fee-based form of study by application file selection.
Admission to medical specialisation in Romania for non EU/EEA and Suisse candidates, who do not speak Romanian, is conditionally: they are admitted start their chosen specialisation on condition they follow first Romanian langue course and obtain Romanian language certificate or they prove that they speak Romanian.

Medical Specialisation in Romania for EU/EEA and Suisse Students
EU/EEA and Suisse postgraduate medical students, after getting Romanian language certificate, have to comply with the same legal requirements as Romanian citizens (Law 316/2006), and have to take the residency exam. This exam is organised in Romanian.  Those who pass successfully y exam are enrolled based on their results and available places per each specialisation.


Medical postgraduate specialisation in Romania

Medical specialisation in Romania are available in Medicine (Clinical specialties, Surgical specialties, Paraclinical specialties), Dentistry, pharmacy,etc.

Medical Specialisation in Medicine in Romania

       Clinical specialties:

  1. Clinical allergology and immunology: 4 years
  2. Anaesthesia and intensive care: 5 years
  3. Infectious disses: 4 years
  4. Cardiology: 5 years   
  5. Dermato-venerology: 4 years
  6. Diabetes mellitus, nutrition and metabolic diseases: 4 years
  7. Endocrinology: 4 years
  8. Medical expertise of work capability: 3 years
  9. Clinical pharmacology: 4 years
  10. Gastroenterology: 4 years   
  11. Medical genetics: 4 years
  12. Geriatrics and gerontology 4 years    
  13. Haematology: 4 years
  14. Family medicine: 3 years
  15. Emergency medicine: 5 years 
  16. Internal medicine: 5 years
  17. Occupational medicine: 4 years
  18. Sports medicine: 4 years
  19. Nephrology: 4 years
  20. Neonatology: 4 years
  21. Neurology: 4 years
  22. Paediatric neurology: 4 years
  23. Medical oncology: 5 years       
  24. Paediatrics: 5 years    
  25. Pneumology: 4 years   
  26. Psychiatry: 4 years
  27. Paediatric psychiatry: 4 years        
  28. Radiotherapy: 4 years
  29. Recuperation, physical medicine and balneology: 4 years 
  30. Rheumatology: 4 years
      Surgical specialties:
  1. Cardiovascular surgery: 6 years
  2. General surgery: 6 years
  3. Oral and maxillo-facial surgery: 5 years
  4. Paediatric surgery: 5 years
  5. Plastic surgery – reconstructive microsurgery: 5 years
  6. Thoracic surgery: 5 years
  7. Vascular surgery: 5 years 
  8. Neurosurgery: 6 years
  9. Obstetrics - gynaecology: 5 years
  10. Ophthalmology: 4 years
  11. Orthopaedics and traumatology: 5 years
  12. E. N. T.: 4 years
  13. Urology: 5 years

    Paraclinical specialties:

  1. Pathological anatomy: 4 years 
  2. Epidemiology: 3 years   
  3. Hygiene: 3 years  
  4. Laboratory medicine: 4 years 
  5. Forensic medicine: 4 years
  6. Nuclear medicine: 4 years
  7. Radiology and medical imaging: 4 years    
  8. Public health and management: 4 years

Medical Specialisation in Dentistry in Romania

  1. Dento-alveolar surgery: 3 years
  2. Orthodontics and dento-facial orthopaedics: 3 years
  3. Endodontics: 3 years
  4. Parodontology: 3 years
  5. Dental prosthetics:3 years
  6. Maxillofacial Surger: 5 years
  7. Orthodontics: 3 years.

Medical Specialisation in Pharmcy in Romania

       Residency program in Pharmacy

  1. Clinical pharmacy: 3 years
  2. Pharmaceutical laboratory: 3 years

       PhD programs in Pharmacy

  1. Discipline Drug analysis
  2. Discipline Pharmaceutical biochemistry and clinical laboratory
  3. Discipline Pharmaceutical botany
  4. Discipline Analytical chemistry
  5. Discipline Organic chemistry
  6. Discipline Pharmaceutical chemistry
  7. Discipline Pharmacology
  8. Discipline Pharmaceutical legislation
  9. Discipline Pharmaceutical technology and bio pharmacy
  10. Discipline Toxicology

 Residency conditions in Romania
To apply to medical specialisation in Romania, prospective specialist must have an university diploma obtained after at least 6 year university studies of medicine or dentistry and 5 year university studies of pharmacy  from accredited  university. More than that, the applicant must speak or be ready to learn Romanian.

Application to residency in Romania

The list of documents required to get into postgraduate medical specialisation in Romania include:

  • Certified copy of the Baccalaureate Diploma or equivalent (high school leaving certificate) and university diploma;
  • Certified copy of university academic records;
  • Certified copy of the Birth Certificate;
  • A medical certificate specifying that the candidate does not have any mental, contagious  or any other diseases incompatible with medical profession and so prove the applicant's state health;
  • Certified copy of Passport;
  • Applicant's CV;
  • 4 recent photos (type passport);
  • Application form for diploma recognition (EU, EEA or Suisse applicant) - 2 copies;

All those documents must be in English, French or Romanian otherwise, they must be translated in one of those languages. Each translated copies must be accompanied with a simple copy of original document. The translated copies or copies of original documents (if in English, French or Romanian), have to be certified by Minister of foreigner affaire and Romanian Diplomatic Mission or Apostille of Hague Convention or at least by any other competent authorities.


Master’s programs in Medicine


Master programs in Medicine:


  1. Anaesthesia for nurses licensed:
  2. Biostatistics and Bioinformatics:
  3. Ultrasound and medical imaging compared:
  4. Clinical Pharmacology and rules of good practice:
  5. Master in Emergency nursing care of critically ill patient:
  6. Psychosomatic Medicine:
  7. Research Methodology:
  8. Optimization of morphological and functional imaging sectional:
  9. Sexology:
  10. Intensive care nurses licensed:
  11. Follow-risk newborn:


Master programs in Dentistry:

  1. Oral Rehabilitation and Oral Medicine: 2 years - 120 credits


Master programs in Pharmacy:

  1. Cosmetology: 1 year – 60 credits;
  2. Modern pharmaceutical forms: 1 year – 60 credits,
  3. Nutrition and quality of life: 2 years – 120 credits;
  4. Applied Pharmaceutical Sciences: 1 year - 60 credits;
  5. Toxicology and Environmental Medicine: 1 year - 60 credits;


University of Medicine and Pharmacy of Cluj-Napoca, Targu Mures, Iasi, Timisoara, Constanta, Bucharest, Arad, Oradea, Sibiu, Craiova, etc. in Romania.
Medecine, Dentistry and Pharmacy: English and French programs.

Tuition fees: 3200 to 5000/year, admission without exam!


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