EU, EEA countries and the Swiss Confederation students


Recognition of graduated studies for citizens of the European Union / European Economic Area Member States or the Swiss Confederation for admission in a Romanian higher education institution – undergraduate studies

 

European Union member states citizens the have the right to enroll to study in Romania directly at the university, under the same conditions as Romanian citizens.

Candidates’ study diploma should be recognised by the Romanian National Centre for Recognition and Equivalence of Diplomas (CNRED), https://www.cnred.edu.ro/

 

File submission

Applications for recognition may be submitted either directly to CNRED or through the university, at least 30 days before the admission contest:

 

Required documents

  1. Application form

The standard form can be downloaded from the authority website at:

https://www.cnred.edu.ro/en/recognition-studies-european-citizens-admission-undergraduate-studies-in-Romania

  1. Baccalaureate diploma – certified copy
  • original diplomas issued in Italy, Greece, Spain, Portugal and Cyprus require the Hague Apostille.
  • original diplomas issued in countries which have not ratified the Hague Apostille Convention must be superlegalised by:
    • the Ministry of Education and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the issuing country, the Embassy/Consular Office of Romania in the issuing country, and the Romanian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, or
    • the Ministry of Education of the issuing country, the Embassy/Consular Office of the issuing country in Romania, and the Romanian Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
  • The certificate of the Italian baccalaureate, Spain’s “Pruebas de Aptitud para el Acceso a la Universidad, calificación Apto” and the Greek certificate of graduation of the National Examination for General High Schools (Panellinies Exetaseis) must bear the Hague Apostille.
  1. Transcripts of records for all years of study in secondary education (years 9/10 to 12/13) – copies;
  2. Photocopies of the personal identification documents:
  • passport – pages 1, 2, 3, 4 or
  • other identification document as proof of citizenship of a Member State of the European Union, the European Economic Area or the Swiss Confederation;
  1. All documents written in languages other than English or French must be accompanied by original certified translations into Romanian. Translations performed in Greece must be legalized by the Greek Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

 

Processing the application

Applications which do not meet the below criteria are not processed:

  • must include all documents required in the above list;
  • must provide all information required in the standard form.

 

Notification on the result of the application

The certificate / attestation in recognition of pre-university studies is issued to the holder or to the University representative at the CNRED office.

The original diploma must be verified at before the certificate is issued.

 

Additional information

The procedure for Recognition of studies graduated by citizens of European Union / European Economic Area Member States or the Swiss Confederation, for admission in a Romanian higher education institution – undergraduate studies can be consulted in the national electronic Point of Single Contact.

 

Information Office
Gabriela LEŢCAI, Counselor
E-mail: letcai.gabriela@edu.gov.ro
Phone: 021 405 56 40
Fax: 021 313 10 13
Florin Alexandru GRIGORE, Counselor
E-mail: florin.grigore@edu.gov.ro
Phone: 021 405 56 40
Fax: 021 313 10 13