Romania | International Credentials Equivalencies

Minimum GPA
A Minus GPA
B Plus GPA
Instruction Languages
Bachelors Equiv.
Diploma de Licenta; Diploma de Inginer; Diploma de Licenta ciclul 1 +2*.
Masters Equiv.
Diploma de Master
First Degree Sample
Diploma de inginer, Diploma de doctor, Diploma de rhitect (architecture), Diploma de Licentat
Grading System

1-10 (10 being the highest, 5 is min. pass, but 6 is min. pass in the final examinations.)​

10 (Zece) Excelent (Excellent)
9 (Noua) Excelent

8 (Opt) Bun (Good)
7 (Sapte)Bun​

6 (Sase) Suficient (Sufficient)
5 (Cinci)Suficient​

Recognized Universities

Academy of Economics Bucharest
Academy of Music
Bucharest Academy of Music
“Carol Davila” University of Medicine and Pharmacy in Bucharest
Institute of Agriculture.
Institute of Architecture
Institute of Dramatic Art
Institute of Medicine & Pharmacy
Institute of Medicine Technical Institute of Timisoara
Institute of Petroleum and Gas
“Lucian Blaga” University of Sibiu
National Institute of Chemistry
Technical Institute of Bucharest (or University Politechnica of Bucharest)
Technical University of Civil Engineering Bucharest City
Technical University of Oradea
Technical University of Petrosani
“Transilvania” University of Brasov
Univ. of Brasov
Univ. of Bucharest
Univ. of Cluj
Univ. of Craiova
Univ. of Galati
Univ. of Jassi (Iasi)
University of Medicine and Pharmacy of Timisoara
Univ. of Timosoara
West University of Timisoara

Notes for Romania

* Diploma de Licenta ciclul 1 +2 are programs in medicine, dentistry, veterinary medicine and architecture. Admission from secondary, require 5-6 years’ study.

Pre-university education requires 12 years of study. The Diploma de Bacalaureat is required for admission to university level institutions. Some institutions require competitive entrance examinations.

Applicants who have completed a first degree program of five or more years in length which includes a thesis may be considered for admission to a doctoral program.

Bologna Note:

Romania joined Bologna process in 1999.

Beginning in 2005/06 academic year a Bologna compliant system is in place.

ECTS is mandatory for all universities beginning in the 2006/07 school year.

On ministerial order, beginning in 2000 a Diploma Supplement was to be issued free of charge, in English or French, upon request. Beginning in the 2005/06 academic year a Diploma Supplement must be issued to every graduate in a commonly used language.

Integrated programs: according to the 2004 Law on Organisation of University Studies the following courses are offered at Master’s level, as integrated long cycle programmes: Diploma de Doctor-Medic / Diploma de Doctor-Medic Veterinar (Diploma of Medical Doctor / Diploma of Veterinary Medical Doctor): these courses are organised at Master’s level in compliance with the sector regulation and take six years and a total of 360 ECTS to be completed. Diploma de Arhitect (Diploma of Architect): this long cycle specialisation requires six years and 360 ECTS. It is offered as an integrated Master’s degree, in compliance with the sector regulation in the European Union. Diploma de Arhitect de Interior (Diploma of Interior Architect): this long cycle integrated programme in interior architecture requires five years and 300 ECTS to be completed.

There are many new private universities in Romania. These universities undergo an accreditation process.

Last Update: October 19, 2020

Last modified: October 19, 2020