Admission to the English-taught programs is granted based on the evaluation of an essay (1), an online interview (2), and the submission of a proof of the English language skills (3) : an internationally recognized English certificate, a proof of undergoing previous education fully taught in English or obtaining an online pass in the Romanian-American University English Test.

Applying

  • Identifying the category you belong to
  • Submitting the required documents accordingly
  • Paying the application fee

Admission

  • Verifying the admission list online or staying in contact with the International Office regarding your acceptance

Enrollment

  • Confirming your place by paying the tuition fee within 5 days from the moment you are granted admission

In order to preserve the good academic standing of the university and its historical record of graduates with successful careers, the Romanian-American University selects its students thoroughly before admission. However, a staff member within the International Students Office will always be available to answer your questions and guide you through the process.

Step 1

Complete the Contact Form

 

Step 2

Start your online application. Click here: admission.ro-am.ro. Please have the required documents scanned (see below comprehensive list). You will be required to pay the application fee (50 EURO) through an online payment system

 

Step 3

Prepare for the online interview with the Admission Staff

 

Step 4

Wait for the Letter of Acceptance (issued by the Ministry of Education and Research in Romania)

 

Step 5

Pay the Tuition Fee for one year (more on Fees and Finances) through bank transfer at your local bank

 

Step 6

Apply for a student Visa at the local Romanian Embassy or Consulate (more information on Visa Application)

 

Step 7

Buy your ticket to Bucharest and become a Romanian-American University Student!

 

Application Documentation for non-EU nationals

Please note that all documents should be either in English or Rminiomanian. For documents in other languages, certified translations in English should be provided. All documents should be authentic copies of the originals. Authentication should be obtained at the Romanian Embassy/Consulate (for the study certificates) or by legalizing at your local notary (for the other documents).

  • 1 electronic, clear head photograph (3×5, passport style) in JPG/PNG format
  • Birth certificate
  • Document showing your permanent residence abroad (with full address) – if you do not have one, please contact the local authorities
  • Travel Document – Passport/Travel Paper/National ID etc. according to applicable laws and regulations of transit
  • Medical Certificate – stating your medical ability to undergo studies at the University and the fact that you are not a carrier for any known contagious diseases of illnesses
  • Transcript of records – the document that states the subjects learnt and the grades obtained in the university years
  • Final certificate of studies certified by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ministry of Education and the Romanian Embassy / Hague Apostille– High School Graduation Diploma stating your overall average grade that would allow you to pursue Higher Education in your own country and the Bachelor Diploma, certified by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ministry of Education and the Romanian Embassy / Hague Apostille
  • Personal essay (conditions of drafting)
  • Proof of English skills:
    • Either an internationally recognized English qualification certificate
    • Either proof of undergoing your previous education fully taught in English
    • Either obtain an online pass in the Romanian-American University English Test

Please send an e-mail to International Students Office at international@rau.ro for further inquiries regarding the application documentation and procedure.

Application deadline: August 25th

In order to continue their studies in Romania, applicants from the EU/EEA need to obtain the certificate of recognition of studies from the National Center for Recognition and Equivalence of Diplomas. Please find here more details on this process and on the required documents.

The University will obtain the certificate of recognition of studies for all applicants who don’t have it.

The following documents should be sent to the International Office of the Romanian-American University (international@rau.ro):

  • Bachelor’s diploma or equivalent – in copy, if the document is in Romanian/English/French/Spanish/Italian, and in copy and a certified translation (from the original) into Romanian (electronically signed by notary) for documents issued in any other foreign languages, apostilled and superlegalized (please check CNRED website)
  • Transcript of records of all university yearsin copy, if the document is in Romanian/English/French/Spanish/Italian, and in copy and a certified translation (from the original) into Romanian (electronically signed by notary) for documents issued in any other foreign languages
  • High school diploma or equivalent – in copy, if the document is in Romanian/English/French/Spanish/Italian, and in copy and a certified translation (from the original) into Romanian (electronically signed by notary) for documents issued in any other foreign languages, apostilled and superlegalized
  • Personal identification documents: passport/ID and proof of name change (if applicable)
  • Birth certificate, copy or certified translation
  • Marriage certificate (if applicable)
  • Medical certificate issued by the family doctor or medical offices (school or territorial) showing that the applicant is fit to take university courses
  • 1 color photo, size 3/4 cm
  • Essay – following the drafting conditions indicated here
  • Proof of English skills:
    • Either an internationally recognized English qualification certificate
    • Either proof of undergoing your previous education fully taught in English
    • Either obtain an online pass in the Romanian-American University English Test

All candidates will be scheduled for an online interview in English.

IMPORTANT: The original documents and / or certified photocopy with the original are submitted in physical format to the Faculty secretariat, in a CARDBOARD ENVELOPE FILE, on the cover mentioning the necessary information according to the model – click here!, after arrival in Romania

3.1. Romanian applicants with studies in the Romanian educational system should submit the application through the portal: https://inscriere.rau.ro/.

They should submit the following documents:

  • Essay (following the drafting conditions indicated here)
  • Bachelor’s diploma or equivalent
  • Transcript of records of all university years
  • High school diploma or equivalent with transcripts from all high school years
  • Bachelor’s diploma (certified copy) and High school diploma (certified copy) and a certificate which specifies the quality of student in the 2019-2020 academic year, as well as the form of education (for students who simultaneously attend the courses of another SCHOOL), with the observation “Bachelor’s diploma Series …. Number… and High school diploma Series…Number… are in the student’s file”, signed by the dean and head secretary of the mentioned school;
  • Birth certificate
  • Marriage certificate (if applicable)
  • Health certificate (in an international language) issued by the family doctor or by (school or local) medical practices, which acknowledges that the person who is about to register for the studies does not suffer from contagious disease or any other conditions incompatible with their future profession;
  • 1 color photo, size 3/4 cm
  • Identity card or Passport
  • Proof of English skills:
    • Either an internationally recognized English qualification certificate
    • Either proof of undergoing your previous education fully taught in English
    • Either obtain an online pass in the Romanian-American University English Test

All candidates will be scheduled for an online interview in English.

IMPORTANT: The original documents and / or certified photocopy with the original are submitted in physical format to the Faculty secretariat, in a CARDBOARD ENVELOPE FILE, on the cover mentioning the necessary information according to the model – click here!, until September 23, 2020

 

3.2. Romanian applicants with studies in a foreign educational system need to obtain the certificate of recognition of studies from the National Center for Recognition and Equivalence of Diplomas. Please find here more details on this process and on the required documents.

The University will obtain the certificate of recognition of studies for all applicants who don’t have it.

The following documents should be sent to the International Office of the Romanian-American University (international@rau.ro):

  • Essay – following the drafting conditions indicated here
  • Declaration of authenticity regarding the content of the essay
  • High school diploma or equivalent – in copy, if the document is in Romanian/English/French/Spanish/Italian, and in copy and certified translation (from the original) into Romanian (electronically signed by notary), for documents issued in any other foreign languages, apostilled or superlegalized (please check CNRED website)
  • Transcript of records of all high school yearsin copy, if the document is in Romanian/English/French/Spanish/Italian, and in copy and a certified translation (from the original) into Romanian (electronically signed by notary) for documents issued in any other foreign languages
  • Personal identification documents: passport/ID and proof of name change (if applicable)
  • Birth certificate, copy
  • Medical certificate issued by the family doctor or medical offices (school or territorial) showing that the applicant is fit to take university courses
  • 1 color photo, size 3/4 cm
  • Proof of English skills:
    • Either an internationally recognized English qualification certificate
    • Either proof of undergoing your previous education fully taught in English
    • Either obtain an online pass in the Romanian-American University English Test

All candidates will be scheduled for an online interview in English.

 

IMPORTANT: The original documents and / or certified photocopy with the original are submitted in physical format to the Faculty secretariat, in a CARDBOARD ENVELOPE FILE, on the cover mentioning the necessary information according to the model – click here!, until September 23, 2020

In order to obtain the approval for enrollment in higher education from the Ministry of Education and Research, candidates form the Republic of Moldova have to register online on www.inscriere.rau.ro  and upload the following documents:

 

  • Application form – electronically generated;
  • High school certificate/Diploma and transcript of records
  • Birth certificate
  • Marriage certificate (if applicable, in case of name changing)
  • Passport – first 3 pages
  • Identity card
  • Medical certificate stating that the applicant is fit to take master’s degree courses.
  • Proof of English skills:
    • Either an internationally recognized English qualification certificate
    • Either proof of undergoing your previous education fully taught in English
    • Either obtain an online pass in the Romanian-American University English Test
  • 1 color photo, size 3/4 cm
  • Declaration on one’s own responsibility, based on the freely expressed will, to assume the Romanian cultural identity, authenticated by the Romanian diplomatic mission in the country of origin or from the Department for Romanians Everywhere, according to the legislation
  • High school diploma (certified copy) and a certificate which specify the quality of student in the 2019-2020 academic year, as well as the form of education (for student who simultaneously attend the courses of another SCHOOL), with the observation “High school diploma Series …. Number… is in the student’s file”, signed by the dean and head secretary of the said school.

IMPORTANT: The original documents and / or certified photocopy with the original are submitted in physical format to the Faculty secretariat, in a CARDBOARD ENVELOPE FILE, on the cover mentioning the necessary information according to the model – click here!, until September 23, 2020.

All candidates will be scheduled for an online interview in English.

The application fee for the English taught programs is 50 EUR, payable using a card when applying through the online platform or in the following account:

Bank: BRD Academiei

Beneficiary: UNIVERSITATEA ROMANO-AMERICANA

Address: 1B Expozitiei Blv, Bucuresti, Sector 1, Romania

CUI (Institution Identification number): 9081408

IBAN (Account number): RO33BRDE410SV77796064100

SWIFT: BRDEROBU

Payment details: application fee for…..(NAME). Please mention also your birth date and birth place.

 

The deadlines for applications are:

Third Countries : August 25th

EU/EEA : August 25th

Romanian candidates and from Republic of Moldova : July 22nd (for the July exam session)

 

The July exam session results will be published here on July 24th

Applicants from Third Countries, EU/EEA and Romanians with studies in foreign educational systems will be informed by the International Students Office about the status of their admission.

International Students Office:

Email: international@rau.ro

Skype: roam-international