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Craiova University

The University of Craiova (Romanian Universitatea din Craiova) is a university located in Craiova, Romania. It is an institution of higher education of complex integration, founded in 1947, with four faculties in the beginning, it has developed continuously, the number of specialization's increasing and today it meets the standards of a high quality academic instruction. It is one of the most advanced universities in Romania, including short-term (3 years) as well as long-term (4–5 years) teaching programs, post-graduate studies (MA and doctoral) in more than 30 fields and 90 specialization's. The number of the teaching staff (over 1,000) and students (over 22,000) places the University of Craiova among the five largest universities in Romania. It comprises 17 faculties and 2 colleges, offering candidates training in fields of higher education.

History

The University of Craiova was founded on 25 April 1947, comprising four faculties: Human Medicine, Veterinary Medicine, Economical Science, and Agronomy. During the 1948 reformation of education, it includes two additional faculties: Agriculture and Agricultural Machines. In 1951, the institute of Electromechanics started to work. First organization of the mathematical research and education were started in 1958 by the foundation of the Pedagogical Institute including faculties for Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Philology and Agricultural. Respectively, it encompassed the faculties of Philology, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, and Agricultural, which were unified under the same administration known by the name of University of Craiova in 1965. In 1974, by union of Faculty of Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry, the Faculty of Natural Sciences was founded. The Faculty of Mathematics and Informatics was founded in 1991 by union of the Department of Mathematics and Department of Informatics of the former Faculty of Natural Sciences.

Physics' teaching in Craiova has its beginning embodied by 1958 when, inside of the Teaching Institute, the "Physics and Chemistry Section", providing 3 years of study in regular classes, was founded. Since September, 1966, this Section was integrated to the University of Craiova, as the "Physics and Chemistry' Speciality", providing 5 years of study, in regular classes. In 1971, a precisely focused Section was founded: the Physics Section, providing 4 to 5 years of study, in regular classes. To the number of students allowed to this Section was given the limit of 30, by that time. The usual syllabus was of 4 years, but the best among the graduates were enabled to continue their study by the 5-th speciality year. In 1974, the Physics, Mathematics, Informatics and the ancient "Physics and Chemistry" (that was still going on since 1958) Section gathered under the name Faculty of Natural Sciences. This structure kept on functioning till 1990. By then, the Faculty changed its name, becoming the "Faculty of Sciences", inside of which are the Physics, Chemistry (separated), and Geography-Geo-Ecology (gathered) Specialities.

In 1991, it comprise two colleges: one in Craiova and another in Drobeta-Turnu Severin. The college in Craiova comprises four specializations: Technology, Economics, Informatics and Secretarial work. The college in Drobeta-Turnu Severin comprises two specializations: Administration and Informatics. During 90 decade all the faculties of the University developed, enriching their profiles and specializations. The academic year 1989 started with 7 faculties and 16 specializations. In the academic year 1996, it has grown to 14 faculties and 56 specializations. The colleges in Craiova and Drobeta-Turnu Severin offer 18 specializations.

Faculties

The University of Craiova comprises sixteen faculties and an autonomous branch in Drobeta-Turnu Severin:

  • Faculty of Automation, Computers and Electronics
  • Faculty of Letters
  • Faculty of Mathematics and Informatics
  • Faculty of Physics
  • Faculty of Economy and Business Administration
  • Faculty of Law and Administrative Sciences
  • Faculty of Orthodox Theology
  • Faculty of History, Philosophy and Geography
  • Faculty of Electrical Engineering
  • Faculty of Engineering in Electromechanics, Environment and Industrial Informatics
  • Faculty of Mechanical Engineering
  • Faculty of Agriculture
  • Faculty of Horticulture
  • Faculty of Physical Education and Sport
  • Faculty of Chemistry
  • Faculty of Engineering and Management of Technological Systems
  • University Centre Drobeta-Turnu Severin

Colleges

  • University College of Craiova
  • University College of Drobeta Turnu-Severin

Research Center

  • Research Center for Artificial Intelligence
  • Institution of Electrical and Electronics Technician Engineers (IEETE) Research Center
  • Multimedia Research/Development Center

Tuition fee at University of Craiova Medical School 

Candidates from EU countries, the Swiss Confederation or the EEA, who have passed the entrance exam, will pay 4,000 Euro/academic year, the fee has to be paid by bank transfer prior to registration., and €3,200 Euros/year for overseas students. EU, EEA and Swiss, stu dents can pay the tuition fee year for the first after their arrival in Romania. Overseas students’ fees must be paid in advance. Victor babes charge a non-refundable processing fee of €150, a Language test fee of €230 and an enrolment fee of 100 Lei, paid directly at the university financial office, upon registration.

Summary of fees

Tuition Fees                                                 European School         Total

                                                                        of Medicine Fee          

Undergraduates

EU/EEA and Swiss Students:    €24,000            €4,700*                         €28,700

Overseas Students:                     €19,200            €6,490*                         €25,690

Postgraduates

EU/EEA and Swiss Students:    €30,000            €5,400*                         €37,200

Overseas Students:                     €21,600            €8,000*                         €29,600

Transfer Students (Tuition Fees subject to year of admission)

EU/EEA and Swiss Students:    €24,000            €4,700*                         €28,700

Overseas Students:                     €19,200            €6,490*                         €25,690

* European School of Medicine Fees are quoted in £, therefore fees quoted in Euros are subject to currency changes.

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